Berkeley PD officers investigating a battery at a business notified the department that the battery stemmed from a robbery that occurred at Berkeley Station about 30 minutes earlier. A male suspect punched a female victim and stole her Android phone. The female chased the male to the business several blocks away and pepper sprayed the male suspect in an attempt to get her phone back. The male fled on foot. Officers were transporting the victim back to the BART station when she saw the suspect, who is known to her, standing at Kittridge and Shattuck. The suspect was arrested and booked at Glenn Dyer Jail. He was issued a prohibition order prior to booking.
Officers responded to a report of a man who was groping the buttocks of a female while on a train. Upon arrival, a man matching the description was detained and positively identified by a victim as the person who had grabbed her buttocks while they were sitting on the train. The male was placed under arrest for sexual battery and was issued a 30 day BART prohibition order. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest.
A female victim reported that she was the victim of a sexual battery while on the Daly City train approaching Balboa Park Station. A male suspect sat next to the victim on the train and touched her thigh, arm and chest inappropriately while making sexual comments. The victim and suspect both got off the train and the victim reported the incident to the station agent. The suspect description was provided to San Francisco PD and they were able to detain the suspect at the station before BART officers could arrive. BART officers took over the investigation and the victim made a positive identification of the detainee as the person who battered her. She made a citizen's arrest of the man and he was arrested for sexual battery. The man was issued a prohibition order before being booked at the San Francisco County Jail.
The station agent reported that two males were involved in a dispute near the fare gates. One of the males pulled a knife and brandished it at the other man, who retreated into the bus zone. The man with the knife entered the station and went to platform #2. Responding officers located the suspect on the platform. The suspect was initially compliant, but suddenly lunged toward his waistband and he was taken into custody by means of a Taser activation. A knife was recovered from the area where the suspect was reaching. The victim placed the suspect under citizen's arrest for brandishing a knife. After being medically cleared, the suspect was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for brandishing a knife and resisting arrest.
An argument between two males resulted in one of the men threatening the other with a knife. The victim defended himself by holding up a milk crate until the arrival of officers. There were no injuries. The suspect was placed under arrest for brandishing a weapon. The suspect was also booked for having an active stay away order from all BART stations and an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant out of Contra Costa County for violation of post release community supervision. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest, and the suspect was issued a 30 day BART prohibition order.
A man punched a station agent in the face after the agent inquired why he had just tossed paper all over the men’s bathroom. The agent then held down the suspect until the arrival of officers. The suspect was positively identified by the victim and placed under arrest for battery. The suspect also had a current court order prohibiting him from all BART stations. The victim suffered a minor injury to his mouth and was taken to John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek. The suspect suffered no injuries and declined medical attention. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest, and the suspect was issued a 30 day BART prohibition order. OCC notified.
A male was panhandling at the station and kicked a female when she refused to give him money. The male was located and detained inside the station. The female identified the male during an in-field line-up and placed him under citizen's arrest. The male was issued a prohibition order and was booked at the San Francisco county Jail for battery.
An officer was standing in the station when a suspect ran into the station with a victim (cab driver) chasing him. The victim reported that he had picked up the suspect (in his cab, as a fare) from Santa Rita Jail and transported him to the station. Once at the station, the suspect began to punch the victim, took his keys and tried to take money from his shirt pocket. The suspect kept the victim's keys and left the cab. The victim chased the suspect into the station, where they ran into the officer, who detained the suspect. The victim suffered bruising to his face and sought his own medical treatment. The victim's keys were never recovered, despite a search for them. The suspect was issued a prohibition order and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for strongarm robbery.
While responding to a report of a man exposing himself on a train, an officer witnessed a man masturbating while exposing his private parts on the train. The subject was placed under arrest for indecent exposure. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest, and the suspect was issued a 30 day BART prohibition order.
Officers responded to a report of a male hitting female on a San Francisco bound train. A man was detained and positively identified by a witness as the person she saw hitting the female victim several times in the face. The suspect was deemed the dominant aggressor against his girlfriend and placed under arrest for domestic battery. A records check revealed the suspect had a no-bail arrest warrant out of San Mateo County as a sex offender, and a $45,000 arrest warrant out of Daly City for burglary. The victim received a minor scratch to her neck, but refused medical attention. The victim declined a temporary restraining order, but was provided with a victims of domestic violence information pamphlet. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest, and the suspect was issued a 30 day BART prohibition order.
Officers responded to the station on the report of a male suspect having battered the on-duty station agent. Based upon the station agent’s description of the suspect an officer and a sergeant detained him in a nearby shopping center. A short time later, the station agent responded to the detention scene, positively identified the suspect and placed him under citizen’s arrest for battery. The sergeant then approved the arrest and debriefed the suspect. The station agent suffered a minor injury as a result of the battery, but declined medical attention. Subsequently, the suspect was issued a prohibition order and booked into the county jail for battery.
A Critical Asset Patrol Officer stopped an adult female for fare evasion and discovered that she had a $10,000 no cite traffic warrant for her arrest. When the officer attempted to take her into custody, the female resisted and had to be restrained until other officers arrived to assist. Once other officers arrived, the female became combative and bit two officers. She was eventually taken into custody. The female claimed to be pregnant and was sent to San Francisco general Hospital to be medically cleared. Once cleared, she will be cited for fare evasion, booked into the San Francisco County jail for battery on an officer and the warrant, and issued a prohibition order.
An officer on routine patrol observed a male and female in a verbal argument getting off a train. The female pushed the male as they went up the escalator and the officer detained the female suspect with the assistance of Berkeley and BART officers. The investigation determined that the couple was married and that the male did not suffer an injury. The female was arrested for domestic violence and issued a prohibition order. She was ultimately booked at Santa Rita Jail.
Officers were detailed to the Hayward station in order to intercept a Fremont-bound train regarding the report of a subject acting belligerent and shoving a passenger. On the train’s arrival, two victims came forward and told officers that a male subject had earlier battered them, and a third unknown individual, while on the platform at the Coliseum station. The victims identified the responsible who was at the scene of the train intercept, and placed him under citizen’s arrest for battery. The officers then placed the subject under physical arrest without incident. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and debrief the subject. The subject was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the county jail on two counts of battery. The victims did not sustain any injuries.
A female suspect on board the Millbrae bound train used pepper spray on a female victim and attempted to steal the victim's purse. The victim struggled with the suspect and managed to maintain possession of her purse. Both parties got off the train at Powell Street Station and officers detained the suspect. Medical attention was requested for the victim, who was later transported to a local hospital for treatment. The on-call detective responded to interview the suspect. The suspect was booked at the San Francisco County Jail for attempted robbery and assault with a chemical agent. She was issued a prohibition order prior to booking.
A male suspect known to have a stay-away order entered the station and began making verbal threats to the station agent. Officers responded and detained the suspect, who became resistive. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and the suspect spat on the sergeant. The suspect was later booked at the San Francisco County Jail for violation of a court order, making criminal threats, resisting arrest and battery on an officer. The suspect was also issued a prohibition order.
Officer responded to a report of a battery on a train. A victim reported he was punched by a female after admonishing the female and her two friends about their unruly behavior. Three were detained after off boarding the train, were positively identified by the victim. The suspect who battered the victim was placed under citizen’s arrest, booked for battery, and was issued a 30 day BART prohibition order. The other two suspects were cited and released for unruly behavior. There were no injuries. A sergeant responded to the scene to approve the arrest.
Officers responded to a report of a person disturbing and challenging other patrons. Upon detention, the subject became belligerent and threw a radio at one officer. The subject was taken into custody after a brief struggle for battery to an officer and resisting arrest. One officer suffered a minor injury to the foot, and was treated and released at the scene. The subject was deemed a danger to others and was transported to John George Psychiatric Facility for an evaluation prior to being booked. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and conduct the use of force report. The subject was also issued a 30 day BART prohibition order.
A male threatened to physically harm a female aboard a Pittsburg bound train. Officers intercepted the train at the Walnut Creek Station and removed the male from the train. Trains were delayed for 5 minutes. The male was not in possession of a BART Ticket and was cited for fare evasion. The female placed the male under citizen's arrest for criminal threats. A records/warrant check showed the male had a BART Prohibition Order in effect and was in violation of that order. The male was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility. The male was given a second prohibition order. A Sgt. approved the arrest.
A female civilian BART supervisor observed a female subject smoking a cigarette while aboard a Richmond bound train. The supervisor requested the subject extinguish the cigarette, but the subject declined. The supervisor then proceeded to report the violation to the train operator, but the subject blocked her path and grabbed the supervisor’s wrists. As the subject prepared to further batter the supervisor an unidentified third party restrained the subject, who still managed to kick the supervisor. The subject then verbally threatened to further physically harm the victim before an officer arrived on scene and placed her under arrest without further incident. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and debrief the subject. Subsequently, the subject was booked into the county jail for battering a transit employee and making terrorist threats; she was also issued a prohibition order. The supervisor sustained minor injuries to her wrists, but declined medical attention at the scene. Lastly, train video was requested by the officer.
An off-duty station agent reported that a male suspect was walking through the Millbrae bound train, holding a large knife in his hand. The suspect was described as a white male in his mid-20's, with short hair, wearing a black jacket and blue jeans. The train was held at Pleasant Hill Station with doors open. BART officers, along with Contra Costa County Sheriff's deputies, responded to the call. Officers located a suspect matching the description provided by the reporting party and detained him at the rear of the train. The suspect claimed he was looking for someone who he believed had stolen some of his property. The reporting party confirmed that the suspect had brandished the knife at him while walking through the train, so the suspect was arrested for brandishing a weapon. The knife in the suspect's possession qualified as a dirk/dagger. The suspect was issued a prohibition order and was later booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for brandishing a weapon and possession of a dirk/dagger. TSOC was notified. The Millbrae train was held about 11 minutes as a result of this incident. There were no injuries.
A male suspect approached a taxi that was 5th in line at the station and demanded a ride. The driver directed the suspect to the first cab in line and the suspect became irate. He motioned as if he had a weapon concealed under his jacket and made threats to kill the driver. The suspect then started chasing a citizen who was walking by, threatening to kill him as well. Officers saw the suspect chasing the citizen and detained the suspect. A search of the suspect revealed no weapons on his person. The suspect was ultimately booked at Glenn Dyer Jail for criminal threats and public intoxication. He was issued a prohibition order prior to booking.
While on patrol, officers contacted a subject at the station for panhandling. Upon detention, the subject began to run and was taken into custody for resisting arrest and battery on an officer after a brief physical struggle. The suspect was also placed under arrest for having a valid court order prohibiting him from BART property. The suspect was determined to be mentally ill, complained of chest pains, and was transported to San Francisco General Hospital prior to being booked. All three officer suffered minor injuries due to struggling with the suspect on the escalator, and one officer went to the hospital for an injured hand. A lieutenant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and conduct the use of force investigation. The suspect was also issued a 30 day BART prohibition order.
An officer responded to a report that an elderly female had been punched by a male subject while in the bus zone. Upon arrival, a suspect was detained and positively identified by the victim. The suspect was placed under citizen’s arrest for battery. The victim had no visible injuries, but did complain of pain to her head and elbow. She was treated and released at the scene by medical personnel. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest, and the suspect was issued a 30 day BART prohibition order. Video requested.
Officers responded to a report of a fight between a man and a woman outside the station. Upon subsequent investigation, it was determined the female was the dominant aggressor for physically holding the male against his will. The female was placed under arrest for domestic battery. There were no injuries, and a sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest. The suspect was also issued a 30 day BART prohibition order.