An officer responded to the platform regarding a male suspect threatening a BART employee, brandishing a knife and pounding on a terminal zone window with his hands. The officer managed to safely detain the suspect as an assisting officer and sergeant responded as well. Further investigation determined that the suspect, who was upset after claiming to have left personal property aboard a train, threatened to batter a train operator while also brandishing a knife. During this time, a second BART employee approached the terminal zone office and the suspect threatened this employee as well, while also brandishing the knife and then battering the (second) employee with a backpack. The suspect was placed under arrest for criminal threats, brandishing a weapon, battery and issued a BART prohibition order. He was then booked into the county jail. The BART employees were not injured during this incident. Platform video was requested, and the sergeant performed a use of force investigation.
An officer responded to the station agent’s report of a female suspect beating a male victim near the agent’s booth. The officer eventually detained both subjects aboard a train, which was held at platform level. The couple claimed they were play fighting, but the station agent said the female was the aggressor. She was arrested for domestic violence, issued a prohibition order and was booked at the Martinez Detention Center. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest.
Patrons on board a Dublin bound train reported that a group of black males were attacking a lone Asian male victim. The group of four suspects fled on foot when the train arrived as Castro Valley Station, with several patrons in pursuit. The suspects scattered in four directions when they exited the station. Responding officers detained two of the four suspects. Independent witnesses reported that the two detainees punched and pushed the victim to the floor while the two suspects who escaped stole the victim's cell phone. The phone was not recovered. The victim suffered cuts and bruises to his face, but declined medical attention. Both detainees were juveniles. One suffered an asthma attack after being arrested and was cited for robbery and released to his mother. The other suspect was booked at the Alameda County Juvenile Hall for robbery. Both suspects were issued prohibition orders.
A sergeant and officers responded to the bus zone are of the station regarding the report of an in-progress fight. The officers attempted to contact one of the involved parties, later identified as the suspect, who was uncooperative, agitated and in control of a stroller containing a small child; the suspect was later determined to be the child’s father. As one of the officers attempted to reason with the suspect, he placed the child between himself and the officer while also exhibiting pre-assaultive behaviors. Eventually, the suspect pushed the stroller (still containing the child) into the bus zone as another officer pointed a Taser at the suspect and ordered him to the ground. Although the suspect did not readily comply, he eventually did and was safely placed in handcuffs without (police) force being used. The other involved party, later identified as the victim and mother of the involved child, was located and explained that the suspect had earlier forcibly taken the child from her, battered her about the face and pulled her hair, while also snatching her cell phone from her grasp as he believed she was calling police. The officers then placed the suspect under arrest for domestic violence, child endangerment, kidnapping and preventing the use of a communication device to summon police assistance. As a result of being battered, the victim sustained a minor injury, but refused medical assistance; the child was not injured. Officers obtained an emergency protective order and issued the suspect a prohibition order before booking him into the county jail.
An officer responded to the station regarding the report of a male suspect who, after having spat upon a (female) station agent, was restrained by another patron. On the officer’s arrival, the station agent explained that after dealing with the suspect regarding a fare issue, he spit in her face and created a disturbance. The station agent was unable to say with certainty whether the suspect intentionally spat upon her, while also expressing that she did not wish for him to be taken to jail for the crime; instead, she wished for the suspect to be released on a citation (per a citizen’s arrest) for battery and disturbing the peace. The suspect was subsequently issued citations for both violations, in addition to be being issued a BART prohibition order. A lieutenant approved the citation-release of the suspect, who was “clear” warrants and/or previous convictions for violent crimes. The station agent was not injured.
An officer was flagged down by the victim of an auto burglary in the parking structure. The officer located another victim vehicle nearby, with the suspect still inside the vehicle. The suspect was ordered out of the vehicle, and then fled on foot. The officer caught the suspect, and a struggle ensued. Responding BART and Oakland PD officers were able to take the suspect into custody. Investigating officers eventually located five victim vehicles in the structure. The suspect had medical issues that required clearance. He was transported to Highland Hospital for treatment. An officer suffered injuries in the struggle which required treatment at Summit Hospital. When medically cleared, the suspect will be booked on an outstanding no-bail warrant for probation violation, held by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office, burglary, possession of burglary tools, and resisting arrest. He was issued a prohibition order.
Patrons on board the Pittsburg bound train reported that a male was sleeping on the floor of the train. Officers located the man, and found that he was traveling with a friend, who was asleep in a chair nearby. When officers attempted to get the men off the train to evaluate their sobriety, one of the men repeatedly shoved one of the officers and had to be forcibly taken into custody. He was arrested for public intoxication and battery on an officer and was issued a prohibition order. The second male was arrested for public intoxication. Both men were booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.
A witness reported to an officer that a male suspect was exposing himself while standing in the stairwell of the parking structure. Upon arrival, the officers detained the male in front of the parking structure. The witness placed the male subject under citizen's arrest after positively identifying him at the scene. The male was booked at the Glenn Dyer Jail and was given a prohibition order. The sergeant arrived at the scene to process the arrest.
Officers responded to a report of a battery that occurred at the station. It was reported by the female victim that a male suspect hit her in the face for no reason then left the station. The officers searched the area and located a possible suspect nearby. The victim was able to positively identify the suspect. The suspect was additionally on probation with BART for battery with a stay away order from BART. The suspect was booked into the Glen Dyer for battery, violation of a court order, probation violation, and issued a Prohibition Order. The victim declined medical attention.
A male suspect was detained by an officer for reportedly battering and threatening patrons on the San Francisco platform. During the detention, the officer determined the suspect was too intoxicated to care for himself, so he was placed under arrest for public intoxication. A search of the suspect incident to the arrest revealed he was in possession of multiple individually packaged baggies of suspected narcotics, a small weighing scale and some cash. At this point, the suspect was also placed under arrest for transporting narcotics and possession of narcotics for sale. The officer conferred with the Department’s narcotics officer, before the suspect was issued a prohibition order and booked into the county jail. There were no victims wishing to place the suspect under arrest for any other crimes.
An officer stopped a female for fare evasion at the Macarthur Station. The female initially complied and provided her name but then attempted to walk away from the officer. A sergeant was on scene, and together they attempted to place the female into handcuffs. The female resisted and grabbed the sergeant's hand, causing a minor injury (cut). The officer and sergeant used force to control the female and place her into handcuffs. A lieutenant responded to conduct a use of force investigation. The female was booked at Santa Rita Jail for fare evasion, resisting arrest and battery on an officer. The female was issued a prohibition order.
A female victim reported that a male suspect had been following her around in the bus zone asking for a cigarette. The male then followed her into the station, where he slapped her in the face. The female did not want medical attention, but placed the male under citizen's arrest for battery. The male was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for battery.
A fore worker reported that a male suspect who tried to fare evade had spat on him after he told him to purchase a ticket. An officer arrived and contacted the suspect. The employee placed the male under citizen's arrest for battery. The suspect was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the Santa Rita Jail for battery on a transit worker.
Officers responded to an apparent domestic violence incident in the parking structure. The female victim remained in the garage, while the male suspect entered the station. The suspect was detained inside the station. The victim denied that any battery occurred, and had no visible injuries. The suspect admitted that he pushed the victim to the ground. Officers determined that the suspect and victim were in a dating relationship. The male was arrested for domestic violence, issued a prohibition order, and was booked at Santa Rita Jail.
A taxi driver reported that another taxi driver had brandished a knife at him during a dispute over picking up a fare. The suspect became angry when a regular patron jumped the taxi queue to select the victim's cab, instead of taking the suspect's cab, which was first in line. The suspect threatened to harm the victim, but responding officers determined that the suspect never brandished a knife. The victim made a citizen's arrest of the suspect for criminal threats and the suspect was cited, issued a prohibition order and was released.
The station agent reported that a male suspect was making verbal threats to harm her. The suspect was angry that the agent would not stop trains to search for a bag the suspect left on board when he off-boarded. An officer responded and detained the suspect. The agent placed the man under citizen's arrest. The man was issued a prohibition order and was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for making criminal threats. The agent was not injured.
Two station agents reported that a male suspect spat upon their faces after being refused the use of a pen/pencil. Officers responded to the station and took control of the suspect, who was being detained by several citizens. The station agents placed the suspect under citizen’s arrest for battering them, and he was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the county jail for battery; the arrest was approved by a sergeant. No injuries were sustained by the station agents and the officers requested station video.
A female reported that her boyfriend punched her in the chin while at the station. The male was contacted as he was attempting to leave on a train. The female, who refused medical attention and had no visible injuries, accepted an emergency protective order. The male was issued a prohibition order and the EPO before being booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for domestic violence.
An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion and discovered that he had a $10,000 warrant for domestic violence. The male was taken into custody for the warrant and found to be in possession of marijuana packaged for sales. The male was cited for fare evasion and issued a prohibition order before being booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for the warrant and possession of marijuana for sales.
A deputy chief reported seeing a male and female involved in an escalating dispute inside the station. The deputy chief described the female as being the aggressor. Officers responded and contacted both parties. The female admitted to slapping the male victim and said that they are involved in a dating relationship. The male denied being battered and refused medical attention. The female was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the San Francisco County Jail for domestic violence.
An officer responded to a report of a male suspect threatening to beat up another patron at the bus stop. It was later reported that the suspect chased the victim as well and at one point simulated a weapon by putting his hand in his pocket. The officer arrived, detained the suspect and placed him under arrest for making criminal threats. The suspect was booked into the Redwood City Jail for criminal threats. He was also issued a Prohibition Order.
A female train operator working on the platform reported that a male suspect approached her and asked when the next train left. The T/O told the man that the last train for the night had already left and that he would have to wait until morning. The man then began making explicit sexual remarks toward the T/O and then began to move toward her. The T/O keyed onto the train and then locked herself in the T/O cab for safety while calling for help. Responding officers detained the man after a brief struggle. The T/O made a citizen's arrest of the man. The suspect was arrested for making criminal threats and was booked at the San Mateo County Jail. He was issued a prohibition order prior to booking. The T/O was not injured.
A victim reported that he was on a Bay Fair bound train when he got into a verbal altercation with a subject who was yelling and screaming on the train. The suspect assaulted the victim and robbed him of his Galaxy S4 phone and wallet. It was later reported that the suspect may have off-boarded at the West Dublin Station. Officers and a sergeant checked the area and located a subject matching the suspect description in the parking garage. An in-field was conducted and the victim was able to positively identify the suspect. The suspect, who was clear of any criminal history, was interviewed by an officer. The victim declined medical attention and at this point the loss is unrecovered.
Witnesses reported that a female suspect was battering a male victim in the free area. The female was slapping and hitting the victim with a metal sign holder. BART and Broadmoor officers responded and detained both parties. Officers determined that the suspect and victim were friends, but that the female got angry after an argument and began hitting the victim. The victim had no visible injuries and declined medical attention. The female was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and battery on transit property and was booked at the San Mateo County Jail. She was issued a prohibition order prior to booking.
A victim reported that she was surrounded by two male and two female suspects, who demanded money. One of the suspects then reached into the victim's pocket and removed cash. The suspects got off the train and went to the street, where they were detained by SFPD officers. One of the suspects had two no-bail arrest warrants, for domestic violence, held by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Officer and Concord PD. One of the suspects was found to be a juvenile. The juvenile was booked at SF Juvenile Hall for robbery and conspiracy. Two of the adults were booked at SF County Jail for robbery and conspiracy. The remaining suspect was booked at SF County Jail for his warrants, robbery and conspiracy. All four suspects were issued prohibition orders prior to booking.