Maureece Simpkins (19 years old, Antioch) climbed a gate and entered an employee parking lot at the Pittsburg Station. Simpkins stole a pair of headphones from an unsecured vehicle. Simpkins, who is on probation, was arrested for petty theft, trespassing and a probation violation. Simpkins was booked at the Martinez detention Facility.
A patron who was purchasing a ticket briefly stepped away from the ticket machine at which time a suspect grabbed the $20 ticket and fled from the station. Officers identified a potential suspect based upon a photograph taken of the suspect.
A victim placed her luggage on the ground as she used the ticket machine at the Civic Center Station. The victim's backpack, containing a cell phone, a camera, a passport and misc. clothing, was stolen by an unknown suspect.
A victim reported the theft of their fanny pack containing a wallet, credit card and an IPhone 6 from the Embarcadero Station. The victim sat the property on a bench and it was stolen by an unknown suspect.
A witness reported a male was trying door handles on parked cars at the Daly City Station. The male found one car unlocked and entered the vehicle. Officers arrived, located the male inside the car and arrested him for theft.
An officer detained a male suspect for reportedly stealing a bicycle part. A witness positively identified the suspect as the responsible, and he was placed under arrest for theft. A criminal history check of the suspect also revealed he was on active parole for robbery conviction. The suspect was eventually booked into the county jail for theft and violating the terms of his parole.
A victim reported the theft of his Nishiki road bike from the Lake Merritt Station. The theft occurred on 3/1/17 between 0845-1830 hours. Loss was reported at $600. The bike was secured to a bike rack with a cable lock. An officer took the phone report.
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.
A female victim reported that a male suspect (BM,brown jacket, short hair) walked up behind her and grabbed her iPhone 6s Plus from her hand as she was walking up the stairs. The suspect then fled on foot towards the street level. The male was not located and the phone could not be tracked. The victim was not injured. Station video will be requested.
A victim reported via telephone the theft of their black, Bianchi Cortina, 21 speed bike from the bike racks. The bike was secured with a cable lock on 12/16 at 0700 hours and when the victim returned at 1900 hours on the same day the bike was gone.
Officers heard a male suspect banging on a bike lock with a hammer, in an effort to defeat the U-lock. The man was detained and a search incident to arrest revealed burglary tools and narcotics paraphernalia on his person. Record checks showed that the man was on probation for battery out of BART PD, and had an outstanding $5,000 arrest warrant for battery, held by BART PD. The man was arrested and booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for petty theft, possession of burglary tools, possession of narcotics paraphernalia, probation violation, and his outstanding warrant.
A patron reported to the station agent that a suspect appeared to be trying to cut locks on bikes at the bike racks. The suspect was described as a black male with a mustache, wearing a black jacket with a hood and a black beanie, in possession of bolt cutters. A male matching this description was located on CCTV tampering with a bike lock. Responding officers found the suspect, who fled on foot. Officers were able to detain the suspect a short distance away. A search of the man's person yielded narcotics paraphernalia. Records checks showed that the man was on probation for theft, possession of stolen property and narcotics violations. The man was arrested and booked at Glenn Dyer Jail for petty theft, possession of burglary tools, possession of narcotics paraphernalia and probation violation.