A station agent reported a man made threats to her after a fare dispute. The man stated he was going to harm her with a gun, although no weapon was seen. The suspect fled the station via a train, but was detained at the Pleasant Hill Station shortly thereafter. The station agent traveled to the Pleasant Hill Station and positively identified the man as the one who had threatened her. The suspect was placed under arrest for threatening a station agent and was issued a 30 day BART prohibition order. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and debrief the subject.
A records check on a person detained for fare evasion revealed an active BART prohibition order for domestic battery on 12/27/2013. The suspect was cited for fare evasion and placed under arrest for trespassing. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and debrief the suspect.
A patron on the Milbrae train reported that a Hispanic couple was involved in a heated verbal argument. The couple off-boarded at 24th Street Station and witnesses reported that the fight had become physical. The couple could be seen on camera pushing each other and swinging their fists at each other. Trains were held while officers responded. Both parties were taken into custody without incident. The investigation revealed that the couple was involved in a dating relationship and that the physical fight was mutual. Neither party was injured. Both parties were arrested. An Emergency Protective Order was obtained for the female. The male declined. Both suspects were issued prohibition orders before being booked at the San Francisco County Jail for misdemeanor domestic violence.
Officers responded to a report of a disturbance on a Fremont bound train that was holding on the platform. Upon their arrival it was determined that two juveniles had been robbed by an adult male of their personal belongings. The suspect was positively identified by both victims at the scene. The suspect was placed under arrest for robbery and issued a 30 day BART prohibition order. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest. A detective that was on duty responded to conduct the interviews of both victims. The suspect invoked his rights and refused to give a statement. All of the belongings were returned to both victims who were subsequently released to their parents. Video was requested from the train car.
An officer attempted to detain a male suspect for fare evasion. The suspect immediately tried to flee and the officer became involved in a physical struggle with the suspect. The suspect attempted to ingest a small metal cylinder that was in his hand, but the officer was able to prevent this. The officer was eventually able to subdue the suspect and take him into custody. The cylinder was found to contain suspected cocaine. Record checks showed that the suspect was on probation out of Alameda County for forgery and possession of cocaine for sales. The suspect was cited for fare evasion and booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for resisting arrest, violation of probation and possession of narcotics. He was issued a prohibition order prior to booking.
A person detained for fare evasion became combative and had to be physically placed under arrest. During the altercation, the suspect temporarily grabbed the officer’s duty weapon and a taser was deployed to make the suspect comply. The suspect was cited for fare evasion and taken into custody for resisting arrest. The suspect was also arrested for an outstanding $5,000 warrant out of Colma for reckless driving, and was issued a 30 day BART prohibition order. There were no injuries. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and conduct the use of force investigation.
Officers responded to a report of a man who was chasing people around the parking lot with a knife. Upon further investigation, it was determined that a person approached four people and threatened them with a knife. Witnesses stated the suspect began chasing the victims with the knife until he was detained by Union City Police. No one was injured, and the suspect was placed under arrest for brandishing a weapon in a threatening manner and for making threats. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and interview the suspect, who denied threatening anyone. The suspect was also issued a 30 day BART prohibition order. TSOC notified.
A female patron reported that a male touched her buttocks while on the train. The train was intercepted and both parties were contacted by officers. The female identified the male, placed the male under citizen's arrest for the sexual battery and he was taken into custody. The male was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for the charge. He was also issued a prohibition order.
An officer responded to intercept a train on a report of a man who was masturbating and exposing himself. Officers detained a subject, who was later positively identified by a witness for exposing his private parts while on the train. The subject was placed under arrest for indecent exposure. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and debrief the suspect, who was also issued a 30 day BART prohibition order.
Officers responded to the platform for a report of a man with a knife. Upon their arrival, it was reported the suspect with the knife had boarded a Daly City bound train which was intercepted by officers at the 16th Street Station. The officers detained a suspect matching the description given who was also in possession of a knife. A few minutes later, another officer was approached by a victim at the Berkeley Station who claimed a person demanded money from her while holding a closed bladed knife in his hand while they were on the platform at the Embarcadero Station approximately 30 minutes earlier. The victim refused to give the suspect any money, and the suspect remained on the platform while she boarded a Richmond bound train. The victim and two other witnesses returned to the 16th Street Station to positively identify the suspect who attempted to rob the victim. The suspect was arrested for attempt robbery and was also issued a 30 BART prohibition order. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and interview the suspect, who fully confessed to committing the crime.
An officer responded to a report of theft of a cell phone on a Pittsburg bound train. Upon arrival and further investigation, it was determined the suspect tried to take a cell phone from a patron but the victim struggled and maintained possession of her property. The victim had off boarded at a prior station, but a witness positively identified the suspect as the person who attempted to steal the victim’s phone. The suspect was placed under arrest for attempt robbery. There were no reported injuries. A warrant check on the suspect revealed an outstanding $15,000.00 arrest warrant out of San Francisco for narcotics. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and interview the suspect, but the suspect refused to provide a statement. The suspect was arrested for attempt robbery and the warrant, and was also issued a 30 day BART prohibition order.
The ISRC received multiple reports of a patron in a wheel chair who was pushed into a BART train by a male subject, who was currently waiting at the secondary booth. Other witnesses reported that the victim never fell onto the track way but that he was knocked out of his wheelchair and fell to the platform floor. Officers and a sergeant responded to the station. Trains were held out for approximately 10 minutes until officers on scene could get further information. The sergeant detained the subject (who only spoke Spanish) at the station agent’s booth while officers and medical checked on the status of the victim. The victim ultimately refused to be taken to the hospital and reportedly suffered only minor injuries. Based on witness statements, it appears that the suspect came up from behind the victim (who was in his wheelchair) and pushed him into the side of a train car that was already on the platform. The wheelchair subsequently hit the train car and the victim fell to the floor. The motive is unclear at this time. The suspect was positively identified by witnesses and was booked into the SF County Jail for battery upon a dependant adult/elder. The suspect is to be issued a BART prohibition order once his identity is confirmed. The investigating officer will be requesting for station video. A BART police property clerk assisted with transporting the victim to his residence in Pleasant Hill.
Officers were detailed to the station on the report of one subject battering another. Upon the first responding officer’s arrival, he managed to detain one of the involved subjects and an assisting officer detained the second subject. Further investigation determined the two subjects were currently involved in a dating relationship, and had earlier engaged in mutual combat. Ultimately, the second subject was determined to be the primary aggressor and was placed under arrest for battery. In addition, a records check revealed this subject was listed as the restrained party in an active restraining order, and in which the other subject (victim) was listed as the “protected party.” A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and debrief the arrestee. The arrestee was then transported to the county jail where she was booked for battering her girlfriend and violating the restraining order; she was also issued a prohibition order. No injuries were sustained by either subject.
A victim reported being battered by a suspect in the bus zone of the San Leandro Station. The victim was waiting for a bus and noticed the suspect was acting abnormal. The bus arrived and the victim asked the suspect if he was going to board the bus. The suspect began yelling and pushed the victim's chest, causing him to fall to the ground. The victim hit the back of his head on the pavement, causing injury. BART and San Leandro units responded to the station and located the suspect. The suspect was detained and was positively identified by the victim. The suspect admitted that he pushed the victim, causing him to fall to the ground. The suspect said he was schizophrenic and did not take his medication. The suspect was transported to John George Pavilion for treatment for schizophrenia and upon release from John George, will be booked at Santa Rita Jail for Battery. A prohibition order was issued to the suspect.
A female victim reported she was beaten by several juvenile females and had her cell phone taken from her. The victim suffered a bloody mouth as a result of the robbery, and was given medical attention. Officers accompanied the victim to the suspect’s residence, where two suspects were positively identified and taken into custody. The cell phone was not recovered. The suspects were booked for robbery. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and interview the suspects. A 30 day BART prohibition order was issued to each suspect.
The station agent reported that a male had been in the station for about two hours and had been following the agent around the station. The man was seen putting lotion on his hands and then placing his hands inside his pants and apparently masturbating under his clothing. Officers responded and located the man at Spear and Market Streets. The station agent made a positive identification of the man and placed him under citizen's arrest for committing a lewd act in public. Officers arrested the man and issued him a prohibition order before booking him at the San Francisco County Jail.
Officers responded to a report of an Iphone theft that just occurred on an approaching train. The female suspect had reportedly walked towards the rear of the train consist after the theft. The victim was with the train operator who apparently was a witness to the theft. The officers detained the suspect in question on board the train. The train operator positively identified the suspect and she was taken into custody. Officers conducted a preliminary search of the suspect and located a loaded firearm and narcotics (suspected cocaine that later tested positive during a NIK test). An extensive search of the incident train was conducted for the victim’s Iphone, causing an approximate 15 minute delay in service. An attempt to locate the victim's Iphone via "Find My Iphone" was unsuccessful and the search of the train yielded negative results. A more extensive search of the female suspect was conducted and the victim’s Iphone was located by a female sergeant. Detectives responded to interview the suspect. During the interview, the suspect confessed to taking the victim’s phone. Further investigation revealed that the firearm the suspect possessed was reported stolen out of the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect also attempted to conceal additional narcotics she had on her person in the restroom when she was escorted there by the sergeant. The suspect is to be booked into the Santa Rita Jail for grand theft, possession of a loaded firearm, carrying a concealed firearm, possession of a stolen firearm, concealing/destroying evidence, and for possession of narcotics for sales. The suspect was additionally issued a prohibition order and TSOC was notified.
Officers were making a fare evasion detention when an uninvolved male approached one of the officers and threatened to hit him in the head with a liquor bottle the male was carrying. The officers attempted to detain the male for making criminal threats. The male resisted being detained and a struggle ensued. The officers were able to take the man into custody without injury. The man was ultimately booked at Santa Rita Jail for making criminal threats, resisting arrest and public intoxication. He was issued a prohibition order prior to booking.
An officer responded to a report of two men involved in a verbal altercation near the fare gates. A witness reported one of the parties, who was in a wheelchair, pulled out scissors and pointed it toward the other male in a threatening manner. The suspect was placed under citizen’s arrest for brandishing a weapon. A sergeant arrived at the scene, and medical attention was requested for the suspect. Due to medical reasons, the suspect was eventually cited for brandishing a weapon and was issued a 30 day BART prohibition order.
Officers responded to a report of a female screaming with a male on top of her. Further investigation revealed that a man and a woman currently in a dating relationship were involved in a mutual battery. The male sustained a cut to his lip and the female sustained a bloody nose as a result of the altercation. Both parties refused medical attention, were placed under arrest for domestic battery, and were issued 30 day BART prohibition orders.
An officer responded to a report of a female victim who was punched, pushed, and had a cell phone stolen from her while on the platform.A suspect was detained a short distance after leaving the station. The suspect was positively identified by the victim, and also by another victim who he also pushed while on the platform. The suspect was placed under arrest for robbery and battery. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and interview the suspect, who confessed to the robbery. The cell phone was recovered. A 30 day BART prohibition order was issued to the suspect. Video requested.
While on a train, a security guard confronted a woman who was harassing patrons. The woman then lunged at the guard with her hands, scratching his neck in the process.An officer responded to the scene, and the woman was placed under citizen’s arrest for battery. The woman was booked for battery and was issued a 30 day BART prohibition order. No medical attention was needed, and a sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest.
A victim reported that a male suspect had tried to take his bag while they were in the elevator together. The victim said that the suspect entered the elevator from the street level with him and asked him for money. When the victim refused, the suspect tried to take the victim's bag. The victim maintained possession of the bag and a short struggle ensued. During the struggle, the suspect punched the victim in the head. The suspect then exited the elevator and went down to the platform to catch a train. Officers responded and located the suspect aboard the holding train. The victim, who was not injured and declined medical attention, identified the suspect as being the same person who tried to take his bag from him. The suspect was also found to be in possession of a crack pipe. He was interviewed before being booked into the San Francisco County Jail for attempted robbery and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was also issued a prohibition order.
The station agent called in to report a fight at the station. Officers responded and located a female matching the description of one of the involved parties. The female refused to stop for the officers and tried to walk away. One officer grabbed onto her arm, but the suspect pulled away and tried to flee. The officer was able to take her to the ground and take her into custody. The other involved party was located and determined to be an elderly woman who had been slapped by the suspect. The victim, who did not want medical attention, placed the suspect under citizen's arrest for the battery. The suspect was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for elder abuse, battery, resisting arrest and a probation violation. The suspect was also issued a prohibition order.
While on patrol at the station, officers witnessed two people struggling in the bus zone. One of the parties stated the other person had just stolen his cell phone. The suspect ran from the scene upon seeing the officers, but was detained after a brief pursuit. The victim had retained his cell phone during the struggle, and positively identified the suspect during an in-the-field show up. The suspect was placed under arrest for attempt robbery.A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and debrief the suspect. The suspect was read his Miranda Rights and admitted involvement to the attempted robbery. The suspect was also issued a 30 day BART prohibition order.