An officer contacted the suspect earlier in the morning before the start of revenue as a result of a welfare check. During that welfare check, the suspect had several suspicious items on him, such as a dealer license plate and a bag full of car keys. At the time, the officer was unable to confirm if the items had been stolen. The suspect was identified and released, but the officer retained the property. A few hours later, the officer was able to confirm that the dealer plate and keys had been stolen in a burglary from Toyota of Walnut Creek. The officer contacted Walnut Creek PD (WCPD) and confirmed they were searching for a suspect in that burglary. The officer located the same suspect from his earlier contact who was still at the station. The suspect was detained and WCPD arrived a short time later to take custody of the suspect and place him under arrest.
The station agent reported that a male suspect had just stabbed a female victim with a machete. SFPD and BART officers responded. The investigation determined that the assault took place in the hallway connecting the platform elevator to the concourse. The suspect stabbed or slashed two victims. One victim remained in the station, while the second victim and the suspect fled to the street. SFPD officers were were at the station exit immediately contacted the second victim and rendered aid the the victim in the station. The suspect was described as a black male, 30-40 years old, 5'10" tall, 200 pounds, wearing a green jacket and dark pants. The suspect was armed with a large machete-type blade. Because they were involved from the outset, SFPD took the lead in the investigation. The 7th & Market exit and platform elevator were closed to facilitate the crime scene investigation. There was no impact on train service.
Officer were on patrol and located a suspect that was wanted for rape by San Leandro PD. The male was detained, his identity was confirmed and was placed under arrest on San Leandro's warrant. San Leandro PD took custody of the suspect.
Officers saw two males running from the Westfield Mall into the station, with security officers in pursuit. Officers followed the males to the platform and detained them for investigation. One male surrendered without incident, but the other attempted to escape by charging an officer. That male was taken into custody, but the officer suffered a cut to his upper lip requiring stitches. Officers later learned that the two suspect had stolen a purse from a victim in the mall food court. The case was turned over to SFPD. The two men were arrested for conspiracy, theft from a person, resisting arrest, and battery on an officer with injury.
Plainclothes BART officers noticed a male breaking a second story window of a building from the inside of the building at 21st/Webster Street. Citizens reported that the male was a burglary suspect who was trying to escape the building. OPD arrived and created a perimeter around the building. Hours later, they requested a BART K-9 and one responded. During a search of the building with the K-9, a suspect was located and taken into custody.
Target store security reported that the suspect in a armed robbery had fled toward the station. Witnesses pointed out the suspect to two officers who were on patrol, and the officers detained the female suspect without incident. The suspect was turned over to San Leandro PD for further investigation.
A BART sub-contractor reported that their personal vehicle (2005 Toyota Scion) was burglarized while parked on 7th Street, Oakland, between 1945 and 2015 hours. The vehicle’s left rear window was smashed to gain entry and a BART portable radio, among other miscellaneous items, was taken. An officer responded and took the report. TSOC notified.
Oakland Police requested the closure of the 12th Street station as demonstrators set fires at street side, above the station. The station was closed, as a safety measure, and train service was minimally impacted as the last hour or so of train service remained. BART Police sergeants and officers responded and assisted Oakland Officers with monitoring the demonstrators, who eventually dispersed. No injuries to police personnel or demonstrators were reported, and BART property was not damaged. L10
Officers in the lot heard what sounded like gunshots from the area of 69th & Snell. A gray Mercedes sedan fled from the area at a high rate of speed. Officers assisted with setting up a perimeter and searching for the vehicle. An officer located the vehicle at 69th & Lyon, but it was abandoned. No victims were located, and no suspects were found. The investigation was turned over to Oakland PD.
A citizen flagged an officer down on city streets and reported that white male was walking around the parking lot of a nearby Safeway store with a large knife in his hand. Officers checked the area and located a man matching the description walking toward the BART station bus zone. Officers detained the man and found that he had a large steak knife concealed in his waistband. Record checks also showed that he was on probation for burglary, out of Contra Costa County. Concord PD had no reports of any other crimes associated with the male suspect. Officers arrested the man for possession of a dirk/dagger. He was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for possession of a dirk and probation violation.
While traveling on Highway 242, near Highway 4, an officer performed a traffic stop upon a 2003 Acura RSX in order to investigate a suspected DUI driver; a sergeant responded to assist the officer. California Highway Patrol officers arrived on scene a short time later and took custody of the male driver, who was eventually booked into the county jail.
While a sergeant and an officer handled a medical call in the south bus zone area of the station, they were contacted by a security officer who reported that two black male suspects had committed a robbery moments earlier at the nearby Safeway store, and were last seen fleeing on-foot towards the station. Shortly after receiving the report, assisting officers located and attempted to detain the suspects near the BART police substation, but both suspects ran away. A brief foot pursuit(s) ensued as the sergeant and officers managed to corner and, via physical force, detain the suspects. El Cerrito Police officers soon arrived on scene, along with the victim, and the suspects were positively identified as having committed the robbery. At this point, El Cerrito Police officers took custody of the suspects, and lieutenant responded to perform the use of force investigation. Three of the BART officers reported minor injuries, but did not require further medical attention. One of the suspects sustained a minor hand injury, which was discovered while in the custody of El Cerrito Police officers. The entire investigation was subsequently handled by El Cerrito Police.
Hayward Police Department requested the use of BART Police Department's K-9s to search for a residential burglary suspect. BART officers arrived on-scene, searched for the suspect and found him hiding in the rear yard of a residence. Hayward PD took custody of the suspect.
Dispatch received a call from Hayward PD regarding reports of shots fired near the Hayward BART Station. At the time of the report, three BART officers were in the bus zone and they did not hear any shots, but they did see two juveniles run into the station. Trains were held out while they contacted the two on the platform. The officers did not locate a weapon on the juveniles, but a .22 caliber revolver was located in a bag on the platform. Since a crime/shooting was never substantiated and the juveniles were not seen in possession of the gun, they were identified and released to their parents. The gun was kept for safe keeping/evidence and station video will be requested. TSOC was notified of the firearm recovery TSA-08-024921-16.
Officers were returning to their patrol car, when they contacted a male who was creating a disturbance by threatening to harm people on the street. The male was in possession of open bottles of alcohol. The officers determined the male was too intoxicated to care for himself and was booked at Santa Rite Jail.
BART officers reported hearing gunshots, at street level, between City Hall and the United Nations’ Plaza. Multiple San Francisco Police Officers then responded, and eventually detained a suspect on the nearby BART station’s platform. A gunshot victim was located at street level, and several firearms were also recovered. As the shooting occurred at street level, San Francisco Police handled the entire investigation. TSOC notified.
Officers responded to the station on a report of a carjacking that had just occurred. CHP transferred a cell phone call from the victim, who was advising that she had just been pulled from her vehicle, a light blue 15' Toyota Prius, by two suspects, in the parking lot in OPD's jurisdiction at 35th Ave/E.12th St. The victim described the suspects as two Black male juveniles, 17 yrs, well dressed in all black clothing. The victim was unable to provide a direction of flight of the suspects. The victim was not injured and said the suspects were not armed. Due to a shooting in OPD's jurisdiction, the report was taken by BART PD as an outside assist. OPD was notified.
A BART CSO on-viewed a black male, wearing a white tank top, standing on the corner of 71st Ave/Hawley St., fire 4 shots from a handgun. BART PD and OPD units quickly converged on the area, but were unable to locate the suspect or any victims. The CSO provided a witness statement to OPD.
A commercial burglary suspect who had stolen two computers on a previous occasion, returned to a business near the Concord Station to take more items. Security officers confronted him in the building and a struggle ensued. He was able to free himself and fled to the Concord BART Station, where he boarded a train. The train was intercepted at the Walnut Creek Station by a sergeant. The suspect was located and taken into custody without incident. Concord PD transported the victim to the station, where the suspect was identified as the responsible person and turned over to Concord PD officers.
San Francisco and BART officers responded to the station regarding multiple reports of a stabbing victim. The suspect (a Black male adult, wearing blue hospital-like pants) had reportedly fled from the station, via the 7th Street exit. Further investigation determined the stabbing occurred at street-level (San Francisco Police jurisdiction), near a café. San Francisco Police took over the investigation and the victim, who sustained non-life-threatening facial injuries, was transported to a local hospital. Train service was minimally impacted by this incident.
SFPD requested that trains be held at the station while they searched for two suspects in an armed robbery that had occurred on city streets. A sergeant who was on the platform saw two people who matched the suspect description on the platform. The robbery victim came into the station and also pointed out the two suspects. Officers detained both suspects without incident and turned them over to SFPD for investigation.
An officer made an outside traffic stop on a motorist that was driving erratically on west bound Highway 24. The driver was unresponsive and appeared to be under the influence of drugs/alcohol. After conducting an in-field investigation, the officer placed the driver under arrest for driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol. A sergeant responded and approved the arrest.
Officers detained a male adult whom they recognized as a burglary suspect wanted by the Daly City Police Department. A wants/warrants check of the suspect further revealed a $5K theft warrant, out of Contra Costa County, for his arrest. A subsequent search of the suspect also revealed he was in possession of illegal narcotics. Daly City investigators responded and took custody of the suspect.
An officer on a fixed post detail heard approximately 20 shots fired at the store directly across 7th Street from the station. The officer responded and located multiple shell casings and a victim who had been shot in the arm. OPD responded and took over the investigation. BART officers assisted in searching a vacant lot near the area, but the suspect was not located.
Officers responded to the station to meet with a female victim who had been robbed of her purse by two black males while walking on Hesperian Blvd. A Sergeant in the Dispatch Center observed via CCTV camera two males looking through a purse as they were entering the platform elevator of the station. BART Officers along with the San Leandro Police checked the platform and subsequently detained the two suspects. Both were positively identified by the victim and taken into custody by the San Leandro Police. The purse was recovered from the scene.