The victim in a stolen auto case that occurred yesterday in the city of Concord reported that he believed some persons who may have been involved in the theft of his car were at the BART station. Officers responded and located several persons matching the description of the suspects in a store near the station. Concord PD responded and interviewed the detainees, but was unable to establish a connection between them and the vehicle theft. One of the detainees was listed as a missing person out of Santa Rosa PD. The same detainee also had an outstanding no-bail juvenile arrest warrant, held by the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Department. The juvenile was arrested on her warrant and booked at the Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall.
An officer on routine patrol was flagged down by the victim of a cell phone robbery that occurred near the station. The victim reported that three suspects stole his cell phone. The officer was able to detain one of the suspects, who threw a cell phone in the garbage as he was being detained. The other two suspects fled westbound on International Boulevard. The victim positively identified the detainee as the suspect who stole his phone, and the phone was recovered from the garbage. Responding Oakland and BART units were unable to locate the other two suspects in the area. The detainee was turned over to OPD for further investigation.
BART workers reported that their work van was broken into (via window smash) while it was parked in the area of where they were working. The right rear window was smashed to gain entry and approximately $10,000 worth of custom BART tools were taken. The vehicle was processed for evidence. The report was taken by this agency as a courtesy to OPD.
An officer and a sergeant responded to a report of a female subject who was possibly hit in the head by a male subject throwing rocks into her vehicle. Further investigation revealed that the female may have been grazed by a bullet in San Leandro’s jurisdiction. San Leandro PD responded, confirmed that the incident occurred in their jurisdiction, and took over the investigation. The victim’s vehicle was held at the station so that the San Leandro PD could process and recover it. The female victim’s condition is unknown at this point.
Trains were held for approximately twenty minutes while Berkeley officers searched the Richmond bound train for four robbery suspects that may have entered the station. A few minutes later, BART officers assisted in the search, and four possible suspects were taken off the train before it was released. No one was injured.
An officer responded to the station on the report of a female subject having stolen a wallet at street level and then fleeing into the station. Trains were held at the station for a minimal amount of time as the officer arrived alongside a Berkeley officer, and together they placed the subject under arrest. The victim and a witness were also on scene at the time. The Berkeley officer then took control of the entire incident as it occurred on city property.
An officer and a sergeant responded to a report of a hearing impaired individual who handed the station agent a note to call 9-1-1. The subject then went upstairs. Upon the officers arrival they found the reporting party and another subject in the plaza level of the station. It was discovered that subject had an active restraining order to stay away from the reporting party. The original violation occurred in Oakland’s jurisdiction. However, because the Oakland Police Department could not give an estimated time of arrival, BART officers took over the case and placed the suspect under arrest. The suspect is to be booked into the North County Jail for violating the restraining order.
BART officers responded to a report of two suspects trespassing on the MUNI tracks. Two suspects were located in the tunnel and were coaxed back to the platform, where they were detained until SFPD officers arrived to take over the investigation.
Dispatch received a report of a possible stabbing victim at the station. The victim was reported to have been stabbed in the city of Richmond, and then boarded a Millbrae bound train after transferring from a Fremont bound train at Richmond to arrive at the station. The victim was transported to San Francisco General Hospital, where he was interviewed and confirmed the crime took place in the city of Richmond. However, the wound was superficial and the victim was also intoxicated. Officers recovered and processed possible evidentiary items that were located on the platform. The possible trains the victim may have boarded were searched for evidentiary value by officers with negative results. BART Police took the initial report and notified Richmond Police.
A female reported that she was robbed of cash and her purse while in the parking lot of the station. She also stated that the suspect had previously pulled her and her friend into his vehicle in San Francisco and drove them to the Coliseum Station. Once in the lot, the suspect punched the victim and took some of her cash and purse before fleeing the area. The suspect is known to the victim. The victim, who was not injured, was found to have three no bail juvenile warrants, so she was taken into custody and booked at the Santa Rita Jail for the warrants. Station video is being requested and the suspect has been identified.
A BART employee reported that an unknown person entered her personal vehicle, while parked at her residence, and had taken her BART issued equipment. The employee stated the theft occurred between 2/9/14, at 1900 hours, and 2/11/14, at 1300 hours. A BART officer took the report.
Officers responded to a report that a victim was struck by an umbrella by a woman near the station off Hegenberger Road. The suspect was placed under arrest for assault with a deadly weapon after she was positively identified by the victim. No medical was needed. BART Police took custody of the arrest, which was approved by a sergeant.
A victim reported to BART Police three males pushed him against a wall, shoved a gun in his face, and robbed him of an iPhone 4 and keys near the station. During a search, one of the suspects was placed under arrest after being positively identified by the victim and the phone was recovered. No weapon was recovered and there were no injuries. Although the incident occurred in Hayward’s jurisdiction, BART officers took over the case. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and conduct the use of force investigation.
A distraught female victim, naked from the waist down, contacted the station agent and reported that her boyfriend had beaten her up and then fled into the station. Patrons saw the male suspect and detained him until officers arrived. Officers determined that the male suspect had raped and beaten the victim on street level, near the station. The victim was transported to Highland Hospital for treatment. Record checks showed that the male suspect had an outstanding $50,000 arrest warrant for domestic violence, held by a Florida agency. The male was turned over to Oakland PD for further investigation.
The ISRC received information from the El Cerrito Police Department that two subjects, wanted out of Napa Police jurisdiction for questioning in a homicide, were seen walking in the area of the station. A sergeant and an officer performed an area check of the station and two subjects, matching the descriptions provided by El Cerrito Police, were located. The two subjects were detained without incident and were subsequently turned over to Napa Police investigators.
A female victim reported to the ISRC via CHP transfer that the father of her children committed a battery against her by slamming her onto the ground a few blocks away from the station. The victim stated that the suspect was on parole for robbery, had a history of abuse against her, and that he was just released from prison for carrying a firearm. The victim also advised that the suspect was also possibly high on methamphetamines at the time he slammed her onto the ground. A wants check run by the ISRC confirmed that the suspect, whom the victim identified, was on parole for robbery. A witness, who also reported the incident via CHP transfer, advised that the suspect was on the Daly City platform. Trains were held for about 15 minutes so that a sufficient number of officers could arrive to search for the suspect. BART officers and a sergeant responded to cover as another BARt officer stood by with the victim. A CHP officer was also on scene to assist. While waiting for additional units, the possible suspect came down from the platform and attempted to exit the station. The suspect was detained and handcuffed by Oa BART officer with the CHP officer providing cover. Trains were released once the victim positively identified the suspect. The BART officers on scene assisted responding Oakland police officers by locating and identifying witnesses as well as performing other investigatory tasks. The case was ultimately turned over to the Oakland Police Department. The victim declined medical attention when she originally spoke to the BART officers.
A witness reported that he saw a subject take a bicyclist’s bag when the bicyclist set it down onto the ground (topside 12th St. Station). A sergeant responded and detained the subject in question. A wants check revealed that the subject had a misdemeanor $20k petty theft warrant for his arrest issued from the Oakland Police Department. A search revealed that the suspect was in possession of what appeared to be narcotics. The narcotics were NIK tested and determined to be methamphetamines. The suspect was arrested and booked for the warrant. Officers were unable to locate a victim and the disputed bag ended up belonging to the suspect in question.
Officers were driving from San Francisco back to Oakland, when they observed a vehicle making a u-turn on the Bryant St. on-ramp and attempted to drive down the ramp into oncoming traffic. Officers attempted to stop the driver but he fled eastbound onto the freeway. The driver swerved between lanes and did not drive in a single lane. The officer's suspected the driver was driving while impaired. The driver refused to stop and CHP was notified. CHP intercepted the driver and was able to stop him in Oakland. CHP took the suspect into custody.
An officer was flagged down by the victim of an armed robbery that occurred near the station. The victim reported that he was robbed of his wallet and cell phone at gunpoint. The suspect was described as a 14 year old black male, dressed in black and armed with a 9mm handgun. The suspect was in the company of four other black male juveniles. All five fled eastbound on Livingston from 16th Street. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspects. The case was turned over to Richmond PD for further investigation.
A patron on board the Fremont train reported that her cell phone had been snatched by a male suspect. The suspect was described as a black male in his early 20's, wearing a camouflage hooded sweatshirt, with the hood up. The victim reported that the suspect got off the train and then re-boarded another car. While officers were responding, the station agent reported that the suspect may have fled from the station on foot. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspect in the area. Once the victim was located, officers discovered that the theft of the phone actually occurred in the city of Oakland and the victim saw a person who may have been the person who stole her phone. The Fremont train was delayed about 12 minutes as a result of this call.
San Francisco PD reported that a shooting occurred at 6th & Market Stteets. The suspect was described as a black male, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and carrying a red backpack. The station agent at Powell Street Station reported seeing a male matching this description jump the fare gates to enter the station shortly after the shooting. Officers responded to the platform and located the male reported by the station agent. The officers detained the suspect for fare evasion. SFPD officers brought witnesses to the station and they positively identified the detainee as the person who had committed the shooting. SFPD arrested the male, who was a juvenile, and transported him to Tenderloin Station for further investigation.
Hayward Police requested the assistance of a BART canine unit in order to perform a search for an armed robbery suspect near the corner of Stewart Drive and Whitman Ave., Hayward. The officer, canine, and a sergeant responded to the location and assisted Hayward officers with the search. After an extensive search a suspect surrendered to officers when he realized the canine had been deployed for the search. The suspect was then taken into custody without a use of force by BART Police personnel/canine. 1311-3946 / Hayward Police case #2013-84021. L10
An officer was at the 19th Street Station on a fare evasion contact when he was contacted by a victim of a robbery in Oakland's jurisdiction. The victim reported the suspect had fled into the station. The officer searched the station and the suspect was located inside the station. The suspect was taken into custody after a foot pursuit. The suspect dropped the victim's laptop during the foot pursuit and was recovered. The victim positively identified the suspect and OPD took custody of the suspect. A sergeant responded to the station.
South San Francisco Police (SSFPD) received a call from a reporting party who advised that a male was hurting a female in the bus zone area of the station. SSFPD officers arrived on scene first and pursued the male suspect on foot, tasered him, and took him into custody. A BART officer arrived on scene a short time later. SSFPD officers handled the entire case, including the suspect’s booking. A BART prohibition order was issued to the suspect by the BART officer. The female victim was not injured during the incident. SSFPD case #13-6987 / BART PD case #
A Spanish speaking subject who was intoxicated called via 911 from the pay phone in front of the station to report that he had been cut and was bleeding. The subject was subsequently transported to the hospital for treatment. A follow up investigation at the hospital revealed that the subject had been a victim of an attempted robbery in which a subject pulled out a knife and possibly struck him with it on his head. The attempted robbery occurred on Tennyson Road as the victim was walking from a friend's house in the City of Hayward. A trail of blood was found from the sidewalk on Tennyson Road, up the stairs and through the parking lot. The suspects' fled the area in a white vehicle. The case was turned over the Hayward Police.