A male suspect (Eric Blackmon, 30 years, Hayward) battered a passenger after the passenger refused to give him money, due to aggressive panhandling. Blackmon fled but an officer located him and he was detained. The victim identified Blackmon and placed him under citizen's arrest for aggressive panhandling and for Battery on a transit passenger. The officer violated Blackmon's probation and he was booked into Santa Rita Jail. Blackmon was issued a prohibition order.
A male suspect snatched money from a victim's hand. Responding officers had to physically subdue the suspect. The victim declined to make a complaint. The suspect was booked at the SF County Jail for resisting arrest and was issued a prohibition order.
Officer detained a subject for fare evasion. A record’s check revealed the subject had a warrant for his arrest. Incident to the warrant arrest, subject was found to be in possession of a loaded and stolen firearm and narcotics. Subject was issued a citation for fare evasion and a prohibition order and then booked for the warrant, sales and weapons charges.
A witness reported a male suspect stealing a bike. Officers detained the man nearby. Record checks showed that the man had an outstanding $20,000 arrest warrant for theft, held by Lakeport PD. Burglary tools and quantities of suspected heroin and methamphetamine packaged for sale were found on his person. The man was issued a prohibition order and he was booked at the Berkeley Jail.
Witnesses reported a male and female in a fight near the ticket machines. The male pushed the female to the floor, and she suffered minor head injuries. Officers detained the male and ultimately arrested him for domestic violence. The female was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The male was issued a prohibition order and was booked at the SF County Jail.
A male suspect attempted to take a suitcase from a male victim while on the platform. The victim attempted to stop the suspect from taking the luggage and the suspect punched him in the face. A short fight ensued and other witnesses intervened to help the victim maintain possession of the suitcase. The victim suffered minor facial injuries during the incident. Officers were able to detain the suspect without incident and discovered that he was in possession of suspected rock cocaine and a crack pipe. He was issued a prohibition order and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for attempted robbery and possession of narcotics and drug paraphernalia. The victim was treated on scene for his minor injuries.
Witnesses reported that a male and female were involved in a physical fight on the Pittsburg bound train. The train was held at Walnut Creek while officers responded. Officers detained both parties on the concourse, and ultimately determined that the female was the primary aggressor. She was arrested for domestic violence and was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility. The train was delayed about 11 minutes.
An Officer arrested the suspect after he was positively identified by a witness for exposing himself and masturbating in the free area of the station. The suspect was issued a prohibition order and booked into the SF County Jail.
BART and Brentwood officers responded to a report of a male and female fighting in the parking lot. The male fled, but was located by Brentwood officers a short distance away. Officers determined that the male had battered the female victim following an argument. The male was arrested for domestic violence. A search of his person revealed a quantity of suspected marijuana and methamphetamine. Officers obtained a protective order for the female, who was not injured. The male was issued a prohibition order and was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for domestic violence and possession of narcotics.
Officers responded to a report of two males beating a male victim at the Del Norte Station. Officers arrived and determined a male suspect (Lawrence Harvey, El Cerrito, 46 years) struck the victim with a large stick causing head and shoulder injuries. Harvey was placed under arrest, was issued a prohibition order and was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility. The second male was identified, but his role in this case is under investigation.
Female victim flagged down officers who were conducting a patrol check of the train regarding a subject, later identified as Nathan MAYERS (53 years old, Pittsburg), who was masturbating. The female placed MAYERS under citizen’s arrest and he was booked into Glen Dyer jail in Oakland.
A female station agent reported a male suspect threatening to batter her at the station. The male chased the agent into the employee restroom, where she could secure herself while waiting for officers to arrive. When officers arrived, they contacted the station agent and the belligerent male suspect. He was positively identified and taken into custody. He was also found to have two $10,000 warrants for battery and violation of a court order. The male was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the Santa Rita Jail for making criminal threats and the warrants. The agent was not physically injured.
Two officers were conducting a patrol check of the 8th Street/Market Street stairwell due to high drug activity when they observed a Hispanic male subject holding a plastic sandwich bag. When the male subject saw the officers, he took off running topside. The officers chased after him and eventually located him nearby trying to change his clothing. The officers contacted him and found he was attempting to swallow individually packaged cocaine and heroin. After taking the male into custody, the officers located a fix blade knife concealed in his waistband. The male was transported and booked into San Francisco County jail. L15
An officer and a sergeant were conducting a patrol check of the platform at the station when they observed a male subject who appeared to be looking for his dropped cellular telephone. When the officers went to assist, another passenger directed them to another male who reportedly slapped the phone out of the hand of the male they had seen looking for his phone on the platform. The officers went to detain the male subject who initially didn’t comply with their verbal commands and in fact threw suspected marijuana onto the nearby escalator. When the officer and sergeant grabbed onto his arms, he physically resisted their attempts to place him into handcuffs. The officers pulled the male onto the ground and eventually secured him in handcuffs. Once handcuffed, the subject stopped physically resisting and the officers were able to conduct their investigation. The officers determined the male had battered the other passenger who wished to place him under arrest for the battery. The male subject was transported and booked into Glenn Dyer jail.
Officers intercepted a Dublin/Pleasanton bound train at the West Oakland station after someone reported a Hispanic male creating a disturbance on the train. When the train arrived, passengers flagged down the officer and directed him to the male. The officer determined the male subject was intoxicated and unable to care for himself. The male subject was taken into custody and placed into the back seat of a patrol vehicle. While seated in the back seat, the male subject was able to maneuver the handcuffs to the front of his body. When officers attempted to remove him from the vehicle to handcuff him behind his back, the subject began to fight with the officers. An officer was punched in the face by the subject and several other officers who were on scene assisted in controlling the male subject. The officers and the sergeant who were on scene eventually placed the male subject onto the ground and used force to secure him in the WRAP device. The subject was transported and booked into Santa Rita jail.
Officers arrested a male suspect for battering his girlfriend. When officers attempted to identify the suspect, he provided what was determined to be false identification; his identity was located and he was found to be on active probation. Then, as officers prepared to transport the suspect to jail, the victim became so upset with her boyfriend’s impending booking that she broke several station (wall) tiles. Officers used force to detain the victim in handcuffs for vandalism, and she was eventually released with a citation for the crime. The male suspect was then issued a prohibition order and booked into the county jail for domestic battery, providing false identification to police and for violating probation. A sergeant responded to perform the use of force investigation.
A victim reported being kicked by a male suspect while aboard the train approaching West Oakland Station. Officers located the suspect after he left the train and the station and detained him. The victim responded and identified him as the person who kicked him before placing him under citizen’s arrest. The victim suffered soreness to his lower leg, but declined medical attention. The suspect was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the Santa Rita Jail for battery on a transit passenger.
A train operator was punched by a male suspect. An officer detained the man and he was identified by the victim. The suspect was arrested for battery on a train operator and was issued a prohibition order before being booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.
Officers detained a male suspect for loitering in a drug area. The man had no identification and provided a false name. A search incident to arrest revealed a quantity of suspected cocaine, packaged for sale. The man was booked at the SF County jail, where fingerprint checks revealed his true identity. Record checks showed that the man had outstanding arrest warrants totaling $300,000, for narcotics, stolen property and weapons charges, held by SFPD. The man was issued a prohibition order.
The female victim reported that while waiting for a friend in the station’s parking lot, the adult male suspect, whom she did not know, approached and made unwanted advances. When the victim declined his advances, the suspect battered her and fled toward the station. Officers responded, but were unable to locate the suspect. Later in the morning, a witness observed the suspect at the station and notified police, who detained him without incident. The suspect, who obstructed officers’ initial attempts to identify him, was determined to be on active parole. He was then arrested for violating parole, obstructing police and battering the victim – who sustained no injuries during the attack. Subsequently, the suspect was issued a prohibition order and booked into the county jail for the listed crimes.
An officer attempted to detain a male suspect who had reportedly attempted to batter others. The suspect, however, resisted the detention so the officer used physical force to place him in custody for resisting/obstructing police. A subsequent criminal history/warrants’ check of the suspect revealed an active court stay-away order, which prohibits his presence on BART property. The suspect was eventually booked into the county jail for violating the court order and resisting/delaying police. The officer and the suspect were not injured, and no victims wished to pursue a criminal complaint against the suspect. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and perform the use of force investigation.
BART and Union City Police officers arrested a female suspect for domestic violence after an independent witness reported she battered the male victim, later determined to be the father of the suspect's children. The suspect was issued a prohibition order and booked into the county jail. The victim was not injured.
Patrons reported that a black male suspect was trying to start fights with patrons on board the Warm Springs train. Officers located the man, who was found to be intoxicated. The suspect spat on one of the officers while being detained. The man was arrested for battery on a peace officer and public intoxication. He was issued a prohibition order and was booked at Santa Rita Jail.
An officer booked a male suspect at the Hayward Jail for possession of methamphetamine and possession of marijuana for sale. The suspect's identity could not be confirmed, and the officer believed the suspect was providing a false name. The officer requested that the suspect's fingerprints be processed. Jail staff was able to discover the man's true identity through the fingerprint check, and learned that he had three outstanding arrest warrants from Washington, for murder, intimidating a witness and failure to register as a sex offender, held by Seattle PD and the King County Sheriff's Office. The man was booked at Santa Rita Jail for possession of narcotics, possession of marijuana for sale, providing false information to a peace officer, and his outstanding warrants.
A female suspect attempted to steal a purse from a female victim as she exited the platform. The suspect punched the victim, but she was able to retain her purse and fled on a bus. The victim went to San Leandro Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. San Leandro PD detained a possible suspect near the station. Responding officers took custody of the suspect and the victim and witnesses positively identified the female juvenile as the suspect. The suspect was arrested for attempted robbery and was booked at Juvenile Hall.