While at the station, BART officers were contacted by San Francisco Police officers who were searching for four subjects. One of the subjects was said to be armed with a handgun which he had reportedly brandished at another subject on city streets. The San Francisco officers then detained a subject on platform level and discovered he was in possession of an air-soft pistol. San Francisco officers took custody of the subject and handled the entire investigation. A sergeant responded to the station, but there was no use of force by BART officers.
A CSO observed a male in between two cars on the 3rd level of the parking structure, who appeared to be burglarizing one of the parked cars. The suspect, who was described as a white male with long hair, wearing glasses, a white tee shirt and blue jeans, and carrying a red backpack, fled on foot from the station. He was observed on camera from the ISRC climbing a fence and entering the back yard of a residence on 33rd Avenue about two blocks from the station. Responding officers established a perimeter and searched the yard and an outbuilding the suspect was seen entering. The suspect was not located during the search. However, when officers searched the outbuilding, they located an apparent marijuana grow-house, containing about 60 plants under cultivation. That portion of the investigation was turned over to Oakland PD. A survey of the parking structure at the station revealed that the suspect attempted to enter a parked vehicle, as well as two vehicles in adjacent parking stalls that were reported stolen from locations in Oakland over the past two days. All three vehicles were processed for evidence and the two stolen cars were returned to their owners.
While on patrol, a BART officer assisted Hayward Police on a traffic stop at Mission and Harder Streets in the K-Mart parking lot. During the detention, the suspect became combative and a taser was activated by Hayward Police. The suspect continued to resist as several officers struggled with the suspect. The suspect then went into cardiac arrest, and was transported to St. Rose Hospital where was pronounced dead at 2350 hours. Investigation is on-going at this time.
A BART CSO on-viewed a male suspect attempting to cut a cable lock and take a bike from the Walnut Creek Station. A station agent confronted the male and he ran from the station. The CSO followed the suspect (from a safe distance) and provided updates on his location until he disappeared into the bushed at Riviera Dr. and Pringle Ave. BART and Walnut Creek Officers arrived on scene and set up a perimeter to contain the suspect. A K-9 officer spotted a male that emerged from the bushes and he was detained. The CSO and the station agent responded to the officer's location. The station agent positively identified the male as the person that attempted to cut a cable lock off a bike. A K-9 officer conducted a search of the area where the male was last seen and discovered bags that contained merchandise from the two stores in Walnut Creek. From the suspect's description, Walnut Creek advised the male possibly just committed two commercial burglaries in their jurisdiction. Employees from both stores responded to the scene and identified the male as the person that took merchandise from their store and the identified merchandise that was found by the K-9 officer. The male was placed under arrest by Walnut Creek PD for commercial burglary and possession of stolen property. BART PD Detectives responded to question the male regarding the crimes committed on BART. The males' identity will be confirmed at the jail. BART PD will seek a warrant for pending charges of attempted theft and possession of burglary tools. Detectives will follow-up with this case.
San Francisco Police reported having received a telephone call from an unknown male caller who relayed information regarding a bomb along the Bay-to-Breakers foot race route. The caller also mentioned BART properties. BART officers performed searches of all downtown stations and other related properties. Canine officers responded with their respective partners as well, and performed searches. No suspicious items or persons were located.
A female victim reported that she was robbed of her purse while on the street at West Juana and Carpentier Streets. The suspect approached the victim from behind and snatched her purse and jacket. The victim struggled to retain possession of her property and was knocked to the ground. The suspect took the purse and fled on foot toward East 14th Street. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male with a medium build, wearing all black clothing. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspect in the area. The victim's phone was tracked to the area of 105th Avenue and Breed Street in Oakland before it was shut off. The victim suffered scratches when she fell to the ground, but declined medical attention. The case was turned over to San Leandro PD.
An officer watched as a male fare evaded through the emergency gate to exit, without processing a ticket at the Fruitvale Station. The male was detained and a records/warrant check showed the male had a "no bail" warrant out of Contra Costa County Sheriff's Department for burglary. The male was placed under arrest on the warrant. The males backpack was searched, prior to booking, and inside were 65 items that were possibly stolen from CVS in Castro Valley. The items were possibly stolen from CVS and an officer is following-up to determine if the male was in possession of stolen property from CVS. The male was cited for fare evasion and will be booked on the warrant. Additional charges are pending. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest.
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.