An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion. The male refused to identify himself and tried to walk away requiring the officer to physically restrain him in order to prevent him from fleeing. As the officer struggled with the male, a sergeant responded to help control the male and place him into handcuffs. As both the officer and sergeant attempted to control the male, his female companion attempted to push the sergeant away. The male and female were both subsequently placed into handcuffs. The male was eventually cited for fare evasion and booked into the County Jail for resisting arrest. The female was booked for battery on an officer. The Watch Commander responded for the use of force report.
Officers responded to investigate a report of a suspect who had hit a train operator with a bottle. On arrival, a train operator reported that she had found the suspect sleeping on an out of service train and attempted to get the suspect to off board the train. The suspect became belligerent and hit the train operator with a bottle and spat on the train operator. Officers located the suspect nearby and detained her for investigation of the incident. The suspect was arrested and booked for battery on a transit employee, resisting arrest and violation of probation. The suspect was also issued a prohibition order.
BART PD and SFPD officers responded to the station on a report of a person who was bleeding from the mouth and was brandishing a weapon. On arrival officers met with the station agent who reported that he had gone to check on the welfare of the suspect who was on the platform bleeding from the mouth, but the suspect became aggressive towards the agent and brandished a box cutter in a threatening manner. The suspect then stuck the agent with the suspect's elbow. The station agent was not injured. SFPD detained the suspect and BART officers arrested and booked the suspect for brandishing a weapon and battery on a transit employee. The suspect was issued a prohibition order. OCC notified.
A station agent reported that a male suspect walked up behind her and threatened to "hurt" her. She told the suspect to back away and he said that he knows where she works, what time she starts and what time she gets off. He then left the area. Officers searched for him, but he was not located. A short time later, the suspect returned to the station and was contacted by officers. He was issued a prohibition order and booked into the San Francisco County Jail for making criminal threats.
Officers contacted the suspect as they were sweeping the station at the end of revenue. The suspect was lying on the floor and was advised to get up and exit the station. The suspect refused to get up after the officers gave several warnings and opportunities for the suspect to leave. The suspect threatened to assault the officers and continued to ignore their commands to leave the station. As the officers began to escort the suspect from the station, the suspect became combative and fought with the officers. After a brief struggle, the suspect was taken into custody. The suspect was identified and then booked into the SF County Jail for resisting arrest. The suspect was also issued a prohibition order. An officer sustained a minor injury as a result of the struggle with the suspect. The suspect was not injured. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and conduct a use of force investigation.
A victim reported that a male suspect grabbed his phone from his hand and punched him in the face as he took the phone. A male bystander grabbed the phone from the suspect, as the suspect was punching the victim, and returned the phone to the victim. The suspect fled on a train, which was intercepted by an officer at the Ashby Station. The officer located a person matching the description of the suspect and detained him. The victim was transported to the Ashby Station, where he identified the suspect as the responsible person. The victim declined medical attention. The suspect was interviewed and then issued a prohibition order before being booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for attempted robbery.
A station agent reported a male suspect exposing himself at the station. Officers contacted the male and the station agent. The station agent placed him under citizen's arrest for indecent exposure. The male was issued a prohibition order and then medically and psychologically cleared for booking at the Santa Rita Jail for indecent exposure and a probation violation.
Officers responded to the Macarthur Station for a report of two men fighting inside the station. Officers detained the males and determined the suspect struck the victim over a disagreement. The victim refused medical treatment and the suspect was booked at the Glenn Dyer jail for felony battery. A prohibition order was also issued to the suspect.
A station agent was involved in a fare dispute with a male patron after he was asked to pay his fare to enter the station. The male became upset, walked up to the agent and grabbed his face threatening to break his jaw. Responding officers contacted the subject on the platform and placed him under arrest. He was positively identified by the station agent at the scene. The agent declined medical attention. The subject was escorted to a patrol car where he was put into the car without incident, but became physically resistant resulting in him having to be placed into the wrap restraint. The subject refused to identify himself. He was subsequently transported and booked into the County Jail as a "John Doe" and will be issued a prohibition order once he is positively identified. Station video was requested. The on-duty Lieutenant responded for the use of force report.
Officers responded to investigate a report of a male brandishing a knife in the station bus zone. Shortly after they arrived, they were flagged down by the victim, who reported that the suspect, who also brandished a gun, had just gotten into a taxi and was leaving the station. Officers stopped the taxi, and detained the male passenger. A replica firearm and a knife were found on the man's person. Pittsburg PD also responded to assist. The victim made a positive identification of the suspect and performed a citizen's arrest. The suspect was ultimately booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for brandishing a knife and a replica firearm. The suspect was issued a prohibition order prior to booking. TSOC notified.
A station agent who witnessed an assault on another station agent on 5/25 called to report that the suspect was entering the station. Officers detained the male suspect and the witness agent identified him as the same person who jabbed at another station agent with a box cutter on 5/25 at 0910 hours. The victim agent was not injured as a result of the assault. The original report was made on 5/25, but the suspect managed to elude capture until today. The suspect was interviewed before being issued a prohibition order. The box cutter was recovered from the suspect. While being booked at the Glenn Dyer Jail for assault on an agent with a deadly weapon, the suspect made statements requiring a psychiatric evaluation, so he was transported to John George Pavilion on a psychiatric hold with a hold for the criminal charge.
The station agent flagged down an officer for a female who had fare evaded and was creating a disturbance. The officer attempted to detain the female suspect, but she tried to walk away and pushed the officer in her attempt to leave. The officer was able to detain her without further incident and she was placed under citizen's arrest by the station agent. The female suspect was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the San Francisco County Jail for fare evasion, willfully disturbing others, resisting arrest and battery on an officer. The officer was not injured as a result of the incident.
A victim reported a male creating a disturbance on the train who also brandished a knife. Officers intercepted the train and contacted the male suspect and the victim. The suspect was found to be on probation and was also in possession of a knife. The victim identified him and placed him under citizen's arrest for brandishing the knife. The male suspect was issued a prohibition order and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for brandishing a knife and a probation violation.
A train operator reported a male masturbating in the lead car of her train. Officers contacted the male at the Del Norte Station and the train operator identified him as the responsible person. She placed him under citizen's arrest for indecent exposure. A records check revealed a $10,000 warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia. The male was issued a prohibition order and then booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for indecent exposure and the warrant.
A female victim was seated near the train door using her iPhone 6 as the train pulled into the Colma station. A female suspect grabbed her phone from her hands and tried to flee. The victim tried to retain the phone and a struggle ensued. The suspect was able to get the phone and fled out of the station. The victim reported the crime and as she was waiting for officers, the suspect re-entered the station and then fled into the neighborhood. Responding officers located the suspect and detained her. She admitted to taking the phone and was found to be in possession of it. The victim, who was not injured, identified her as the responsible person. The phone was returned to the victim. The suspect was issued a prohibition order and booked into San Mateo juvenile hall for robbery.
A witness reported a male punched a female and was choking her at the Walnut Creek Station. Officers responded, located the male and detained him. The victim and witnesses were interviewed and the male was placed under arrest for domestic violence. The male was issued a prohibition order and was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility. The victim was given an emergency protective order and a victim information packet.
Two officers contacted an adult male for fare evasion. The male tried to walk away and had to be physically restrained. He was found to be in possession of an unloaded 22 caliber pistol. The male was issued a prohibition order and a citation for fare evasion. He was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for being a felon in possession of a gun and resisting arrest. TSOC was notified of the firearm recovery (TSA-05-13234-16).
Officers contacted two adult females for reportedly fighting one another in the concourse area of the station. Further investigation by the officers, which included an independent witness account, identified one of the females as the primary aggressor after she perceived flirtatious behavior directed at her boyfriend by the second female/victim. The victim, who was not injured, placed the suspect under citizen’s arrest for battery. The suspect was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the county jail.
A sergeant was boarding a train at the station when passengers called out to him to report a fight on the train. The sergeant located the involved parties, who had stopped fighting. A witness and the victim reported that the suspect pushed and threatened the victim. When the victim pushed the suspect away, the suspect brandished a knife at the victim and threatened to cut him. The sergeant recovered a knife from the suspect. The suspect was interviewed before being placed under citizen's arrest for battery and brandishing a knife. He was issued a prohibition order and booked into the San Francisco County Jail for battery and brandishing a knife.
A station agent reported that he was hit by a female passenger after they were involved in a ticket dispute and that he had the female detained in the station agent's booth. When officers arrived, the female passenger also claimed that the station agent battered her with the emergency exit gate. Each wanted place the other under citizen's arrest for battery. Neither party was injured. Each party was issued a citation for battery (based on the other party's citizen arrest) and issued a prohibition order. Station video was requested and reviewed by the investigating officer.
A female victim reported that a female suspect attempted to take her cell phone, but the victim fought back and was able to retain the phone. The suspect jumped down onto the track way and went to another platform, but later crossed back over the tracks to return to an awaiting train. Trains were held out of the station and power was taken down until officers detained her and located the victim and a witness. The victim was not injured as a result of the incident. The suspect was interviewed with the assistance of detectives, issued a prohibition order and then booked into the Santa Rita Jail for attempted robbery and interfering with a rail operation.
Two patrons reported that a male suspect tried to rob them of their cell phone and belongings while on the train. The suspect was described as a black male 35-40 years old, wearing a plaid shirt, camouflage jacket and carrying a stick. The suspect remained on the train to the SF Airport. Officers responded and located the victims at San Bruno Station. SFPD officers located a male matching the suspect description in Courtyard G and detained him. The victims reported that they had fallen asleep on the train and awoke to find the suspect going through their belongings. They challenged the suspect, who punched the male victim and then brandished a knife at the victims. The victims positively identified the suspect and he was arrested for attempted robbery. He was issued a prohibition order and was booked at the San Mateo County Jail.
A victim reported that about 5-8 black male juveniles stole his cell phone while on the platform. The victim tackled the suspect who took his phone and the other suspects punched the victim and rescued the suspect. The suspects fled the station to UN plaza. The primary suspect was described as a black male wearing a red Stanford sweatshirt. The phone could not be tracked. A short time later, five juveniles matching the suspect description were seen on the platform. The suspects were detained without incident and the victim positively identified all five as the ones who stole his phone. All five suspects were arrested for robbery. They were issued prohibition orders and were ultimately booked at the SF Juvenile Hall for conspiracy and robbery.
Officers were dispatched to the bus zone of the station for a report of an assault that had just occurred. Upon arrival they contacted three subjects, one whom said that a male subject had swung a wooden board at him after he refused to leave the area that he claimed was his. The subject did not make contact, but did take several swings at him. Two independent witnesses stood by and corroborated the male victim's story. The subject was placed under arrest for assault with a deadly weapon. A record check also revealed that he had two outstanding warrants totaling $10K. The suspect was transported to the Redwood City Jail and issued a Prohibition Order. There were no injuries to the victim.
A male suspect approached a BART system service worker and struck him in the throat/neck with a chain (unprovoked and without warning). The male suspect then went up to the platform and boarded a train. Officers located the male on the train and took him into custody. The chain was recovered from him. The victim, who had redness on his neck, declined to have medical respond to the scene, but sought his own medical attention later. The suspect was issued a prohibition order and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for assault with a deadly weapon.