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.
ACSO called to request assistance regarding a male refusing to off-board an AC Transit bus, which was arriving at the South Hayward Station. A BART Officer arrived first and determined that the male was intoxicated in public and refusing to cooperate. The male had to be forcefully removed from the bus to be taken into custody. A records check revealed a no bail parole hold warrant for his arrest. The male was transported to the Santa Rita Jail for public intoxication and the warrant.
El Cerrito PD reported that a strong-arm robbery had just occurred at the El Cerrito Plaza Shopping Center. The suspect, who was described as a black male in his 20's, carrying a backpack and wearing a gray sweater and blue jeans, fled on foot toward El Cerrito Plaza Station. ECPD officers checked the station but could not locate the suspect. A Fremont bound train had just left the station and the suspect was thought to have boarded the train before it left. The train was held at North Berkeley Station and officers intercepted the train to search for the suspect. A male who matched the suspect description was located on the train and he was detained for further investigation. The robbery victim was brought to the station, but could not identify the detainee as the robbery suspect. Record checks showed that the detainee had an active BART Prohibition Order, valid through December 2013. The man was arrested for trespassing in violation of his prohibition order and was booked at Glenn Dyer Jail for the violation. The Fremont train was held about 16 minutes as a result of this incident.
Two CSO's were in the Skywatch tower in the rear parking lot when they heard what sounded like gunshots. When they looked, they saw a man down on the ground on the corner of 72nd Ave. and Hawley St. Multiple BART officers and sergeants (who were working the Raiders Game detail) responded and found a subject suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Medical was responded and transported the victim to the hospital. BART officers assisted OPD by securing the scene. OPD took over the investigation since it occurred in their jurisdiction.
A male victim came to the station and reported that he had been robbed at gunpoint near the Oakland Museum of California, located about two blocks north of the station. A male suspect robbed the victim of his laptop computer, iPhone and $100 in cash. The suspect was in the company of a second male adult. The suspect with the gun was described as a black male in his 20's, about 6' tall, wearing a wool hat, a dark blue windbreaker and carrying a silver handgun. The victim could not describe the second party. Officers detained two possible suspects at 12th & Fallon Streets. While the victim was being transported to that location for an in-field lineup, one of the suspects fled on foot. Officers caught the suspect at 13th & Oak Streets. Neither of the suspects was armed. The victim was unable to identify either suspect as the person who robbed him. The suspect who fled was arrested for resisting arrest, while his companion was released after being identified. The arrestee was booked at Glenn Dyer Jail for resisting arrest after being medically cleared at the hospital for complications of asthma. The robbery investigation was turned over to Oakland PD.
While at the station, officers were flagged down by a victim of a strong arm robbery which had taken place two weeks prior in San Francisco Police jurisdiction. The victim told the officers he had just returned from viewing a photographic line-up at San Francisco Police headquarters where he had positively identified one of the involved suspects, and that suspect was currently at the station. The officers detained the suspect without incident and requested San Francisco Police. On their arrival, the suspect was taken into custody for robbery by the San Francisco officers.
The Antioch Police Department advised the ISRC that a homicide suspect wanted by their agency had possibly headed to the Pittsburg BART Station. Given the time frame, it was determined that the suspect might have already boarded a train that was approaching the Rockridge Station. A records check revealed that the suspect had multiple BART priors and that he lived in San Francisco. Officers and a sergeant checked the Pittsburg Station as Antioch PD provided perimeter coverage outside the station. Officers and sergeants also checked the train in question at the Rockridge Station. Additionally, the Rockridge Station platform was evacuated prior to commencement of the train search. Another group of officers and a sergeant also searched a train at the Montgomery Station as a precaution. The results of all three train searches yielded negative results for the suspect. The multiple train/station searches resulted in an approximately 15-20 minute district-wide delay in service.
A hysterical adult female victim reported having been kidnapped in Sacramento earlier in the day, and then driven to San Francisco where she was beaten. After being released in Oakland, the victim walked to the station to make a report. After photos were taken, the victim was transported to Highland Hospital and the case was turned over to San Francisco Police.
An officer made contact with two females at the station who reported that earlier in the evening (2000 hours) they were drugged and kidnapped in Stockton, and then transported to Oakland by a Black male adult suspect. The females stated they were eventually dropped off on International Blvd. by the suspect, and then managed to flag down a passing motorist who transported them to the Coliseum station. The females then boarded a train and arrived at the East Dublin station where they reported the kidnapping to police. The females were transported to a local hospital, via ambulance, as one of them complained of a headache and breathing difficulties. A sergeant notified Stockton Police of the kidnapping, and BART Police communications notified Oakland Police as well. The suspect is further described as follows: 20-25 years of age; 6’0”; 200 lbs.; shoulder length dreadlock hair with gold or brown tips; wearing a brown and orange colored jacket, white T-shirt, and brown & tan shoes; he was last seen driving a silver 2007 Infinity SUV.
The Oakland Police Department requested the assistance of our canine units to search for a suspect who was wanted for assault with a deadly weapon (brick). A CHP airship was deployed and confirmed that the suspect was in the back yard of a residence located on the 8000 block of Ney Avenue. A BART Canine Officer arrived on scene and began searching for the suspect. The suspect surrendered after he learned a canine was on scene and was taken into custody by Oakland police officers without incident.
A citizen was walking in the 600 block of West MacArthur Blvd near the area of the MacArthur BART Station. He was then robbed by 3 to 4 male black suspects. During the robbery, the victim was pepper sprayed. The suspects then took the victim’s bag which contained a Kyocera brand cell phone, $150.00, and miscellaneous barber supplies. Two officers and a Sgt responded to the scene. The officers searched the area for the suspects and the Sgt located one suspect who matched the description. An infield show up was conducted and the suspect was identified by the victim. The Sgt approved the arrest. The suspect was not on probation or parole but he did have a criminal history including crimes of violence. A Detective was contacted and he responded to interview the suspect. The cell phone did not have tracking capability. The description of the outstanding suspects is 30 to 40 years of age, nothing further. The victim was treated at the scene for the pepper spray and released by paramedics. The suspect was booked at the Glenn Dyer Jail.
The ISRC received a report of shots fired topside of the BART Street BART Station in OPD's jurisdiction. It was reported that a male had ran into the station and was armed with a firearm. Officers searched the station and the trains that were on the platforms for the suspect but with negative results. Train service was delayed for 15 minutes. BART officers located witnesses to the shooting and that information was given to OPD.
A BART Officer while on patrol at the Richmond Station was flagged down by a citizen and was informed of a possible shooting. The officer responded to the scene and discovered a victim of a gunshot wound. A Sgt and a Lieutenant responded to the scene. Officers from the Richmond Police Department responded to the scene also. Richmond PD is the investigating agency for this incident.
A BART patron flagged an officer down and reported that he parked and locked their vehicle (a black 2013 Mercedes Benz C350) on Chabot Road next to the BART parking lot on 08/30/13, at 1930 hours. He returned today at 0905 hours to find that their front passenger side window had been smashed. The reported loss was a briefcase containing a black Ipad mini (unknown serial number) in a black Ipad Logitech case ($950) and a Macbook Air chrome ($1200). Victim declined to have his vehicle processed for fingerprints.
As officers investigated a possible cell phone theft at the station, they came upon a suspect who was attempting to remove a security cap form a bottle of liquor, which is normally removed by a store employee upon purchase. Reasonably believing the suspect may have stolen the bottle from a nearby store, the officers detained the suspect for theft. Further investigation revealed the suspect had earlier entered the Safeway Supermarket, across the street from the station, and taken the bottle without paying for it. A check of the subject revealed he had previously received a prohibition order citation by BART Police Due to the fact that BART officers had now handled the bulk of the investigation, they arrested the suspect for burglary and a sergeant responded to approve the arrest and debrief the suspect. The suspect was issued a citation for violating the active prohibition order, and was then transported to the Contra Costa County jail, Martinez, where he was booked for burglary.
Oakland Police requested the assistance of a BART Police canine in order to help in the apprehension of a stolen auto suspect who had fled on foot, and who was eventually contained in the rear yard of a residence in East Oakland. Two canine officers and their respective canine partners responded, as did a sergeant. After several announcements were made ordering the suspect to surrender, a canine was deployed into the yard. Before the canine could make contact with the suspect, however, he surrendered and was taken into custody by Oakland officers. There was no use of force by BART Police personnel.
Officers responded to the station on the report of an adult male having been stabbed there. Upon the officers’ arrival, they found the victim conscious and suffering from two stab wounds, at the corner of 19th St. and Nevin Ave. Paramedics were then summoned to the scene. The victim told officers the stabbing had occurred at the corner of 23rd St. and Barrett Ave. (Richmond PD jurisdiction) during an attempted robbery. According to the victim, the suspect was described as follows: White male; thin build; standing 5’7” tall; wearing dark colored clothing/hoodie; and armed with a knife. Richmond police officers responded to the scene and took over the investigation. The victim was eventually was transported to a local hospital.
BART Dispatch received a report from the station agent that there were multiple SFPD officers chasing after a subject down to the platform. SFPD officers were able to detain the subject in question on the platform. SFPD advised that the suspect was wanted for brandishing a firearm on the street level and was also possibly wanted for a robbery. A BART officer assisted in locating a firearm that was dumped in a trash recycling bin near the primary station agent’s booth. The suspect was taken into custody by the SFPD and trains were briefly delayed as officers retrieved some of the suspect’s property that ended up on in the track way. TSOC was notified.
A BART Officer saw a vehicle driving north bound on Shattuck Ave. He observed that the vehicle did not have its headlights on and the vehicle was swerving. The Officer initiated a traffic enforcement stop that resulted in the arrest of the driver for driving under the influence. A Sgt approved the arrest. The driver was booked at the Alameda North County Jail without incident.
The Oakland Police Department contacted a BART officer to report a parolee at large would be at our Pittsburg station. The parolee has a history of violence and was considered armed and dangerous. Officers were later contacted by an Oakland Police sergeant who told them the parolee was inside the station. BART officers attempted to detain the parolee but he began fighting to escape. After a struggle, officers were able to take the parolee into custody. During the struggle, the parolee was bitten by a police canine that was on scene. The parolee was transported to and treated at the hospital. A sergeant responded to the station for a Use of Force investigation and to approve the arrest. OPD took over the case.
Officers on patrol near Powell Street Station heard gunshots from the area of the cable car turnaround at Powell and Market Streets. They immediately investigated and found a male victim on the ground with a gunshot wound to his left leg. Witnesses reported multiple people running from the scene after the shooting. An officer inside Powell Street Station saw a male running through the station from the direction of the shooting and he pursued the possible suspect on foot. The suspect was detained at Powell and Mason Streets. The suspect, who was a fifteen year old male, spontaneously admitted to the officer that he shot the victim and that he had a firearm in his waistband. The suspect was found to be armed with a handgun. The firearm and suspect were turned over to San Francisco police to continue the investigation.
A male victim reported to a sergeant that he had just been robbed of his cell phone, at gun point, by a Black male at the corner of 75th Ave. and San Leandro St., Oakland. The sergeant and an officer performed an area search and soon located a suspect near the corner of 73rd Ave. and Hamilton St. The suspect, however, ran as the sergeant and officer approached him, and a foot pursuit ensued. While running, the suspect dropped a handgun and refused to obey verbal commands to stop. Eventually, the sergeant and a second officer took the suspect into custody at the corner of Hamilton St. and Hegenberger Rd. During this time, the victim’s cell phone was recovered from the suspect, and the victim positively identified him as the responsible. The handgun, which was determined to be a BB gun, was recovered near a residence. Oakland Police Officers, who were earlier notified of the robbery, arrived at the arrest scene but were soon called away to an unrelated shooting in their city. So, BART Police handled the entire investigation from that point on. A detective responded to interview the suspect, who confessed. The victim was not injured during the robbery, but the sergeant sustained minor injuries during the arrest; he did not require medical attention. A lieutenant responded to the scene and performed the use-of-force investigation. After being interviewed by the detective, the suspect (who is homeless) was booked at the North County jail for armed robbery, resisting arrest and violation of probation.