BART officers were dispatched to the Castro Valley Station to locate a theft suspect on a train. The theft, which was reported by the ACSO, occurred in Dublin. The officers detained a male suspect. a records check revealed an active felony warrant. The case was turned over to ACSO as it occurred in their jurisdiction.
BART Police received several 911 emergency calls reporting a male was assaulted and kicked in the head by a group of 5-6 juveniles. Officers responded "Code 3", arrived at the Richmond Station and located the victim who was transported to a local hospital for his injuries. Officers searched the area for the juveniles but were unable to locate them. During the investigation, the crime was determined to have occurred in Richmond Police Department's jurisdiction and they were notified. BART Police completed a supplemental report and all information was forwarded to Richmond Police. Station video was requested.
A BART employee’s identification was taken during an auto burglary near the employee’s residence, which occurred between 1730 hours on 5/30/17 and 0430 hours on 5/31/17. An officer took the report and provided the stolen identification information to TSOC.
Officers detained a subject for battery against a person on public transportation. The subject pushed the victim for no apparent reason. The victim made a citizen’s arrest. The subject was issued a citation for battery and issued a Prohibition Order. An officer took the report.
An officer was in an eatery adjacent to the station when he noticed a female grabbing onto a male in an apparent argument. The officer tried to intercede, but the female continued grabbing onto the male and had to be placed in a control hold. She resisted arrest, but was eventually handcuffed. The male, who was not injured, was determined to be her boyfriend. SFPD was unable to respond, so the female was booked into the San Francisco County Jail for domestic battery and resisting arrest. The male refused an emergency protective order. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and to conduct a use of force investigation.
A BART contractor reported the theft of a $12,000 compressor unit from a BART construction site at East 12th Street and 29th Avenue in the city of Oakland (near the Fruitvale Station). The compressor was left on its trailer, unhitched, at 0800 hours and when the contractor returned at 1230 hours, the whole unit was gone.
Officers were flagged down for a reported sexual battery which occurred on the street level, in SFPD jurisdiction. The officers detained the suspect, who was pointed out by witnesses, but they were unable to locate a victim. The male suspect was determined to be too intoxicated to care for himself, so he was booked into the San Francisco County Jail for public intoxication.
Concord PD requested BART Officers check the station for a suspect that took guns from his family’s residence without permission. The initial patrol check was negative. An officer later located the suspect at the station without incident. The suspect did not have any firearms in his possession. The suspect and the case were turned over to Concord PD.
Officers detained a suspect for using the station elevator to evade payment of his fare. A warrant check revealed that the suspect was wanted for a $20,000 burglary warrant out of San Mateo County. Further investigation revealed that the suspect was a felon in possession of a Taser weapon and was also in possession of property stolen during a robbery in Millbrae earlier in the morning. The suspect was cited for fare evasion and booked for the warrant, weapon and probation violations. The weapon and stolen property were turned over to the Millbrae Police Department to assist in their robbery investigation.
A BART Train operator was the victim of an auto burglary over the weekend where his work keys (train keys) were stolen from his car. The burglary occurred in Oakland PD’s jurisdiction. The employee notified BART PD of the theft of his keys. TSOC was notified.
Per San Francisco Police Officers, trains were held out of the station as they searched for a male suspect who was said to have been involved in an armed robbery on a city street. The suspect was reportedly on the #1 trackway and headed toward the Embarcadero Station. A combination of BART and San Francisco Police officers searched both trackways between the Montgomery and Embarcadero stations, but did not locate the suspect; two other involved suspects were detained, and a handgun recovered, by San Francisco Police Officers in their jurisdiction. Trains were delayed for approximately 45 minutes. TSOC notified (“Jeff”).
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.