A male victim reported that a male suspect punched him in the face while they were standing on the platform. The victim suffered several small cuts to his face as a result of the battery. The suspect was placed under citizen's arrest by the victim, but also determined to be in need of psychiatric evaluation. He was also found to have a $10,000 warrant for vandalism. The suspect was issued a prohibition order and placed on a psychiatric hold, with a criminal hold for the warrant and the battery charge. The victim was treated by paramedics at the scene and released. Station video will be requested.
A victim called to report that she was on a Pittsburg bound train at the MacArthur Station when a male suspect grabbed her laptop computer. She tried to hold onto it and a struggle ensued, but the suspect was able to force it away and ran out of the train. The suspect was seen boarding a Richmond bound train, which left the station. Officers were dispatched to intercept the Richmond bound train at its next stop, while other officers checked the platform at the Ashby Station and located a male matching the description given. The male was in possession of a laptop computer. A check of the computer revealed that it was the same make and model the victim had taken from her. It also contained the name of the victim. The victim, who was not injured, was taken to the Ashby Station, where she identified the suspect and the laptop. The suspect was interviewed and admitted to the crime. He was found to have a no bail warrant for domestic violence and a $15,000 warrant for making criminal threats. He was issued a prohibition order and booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for robbery and the warrants. Train and station video will be requested.
Witnesses called to report a male who punched a female in the parking lot. Officers arrived and contacted the victim and suspect. They determined that the two are in a dating relationship. The victim was uncooperative, but the two witnesses said that the male punched the female in the head and abdomen. The victim refused to provide any information and declined any police assistance or medical attention. The male was issued a prohibition order and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for the domestic violence charge.
After receiving reports of a male who was seen masturbating in the parking structure on multiple mornings last week, officers positioned themselves where they could observe surveillance cameras this morning. The suspect arrived at the station at around the same time, went to the same spot he had been seen last week and began masturbating in the stairwell of the parking structure. The officers were able to contact and arrest him. The male was issued a prohibition order and booked into the Redwood City Jail for the lewd act in public. Surveillance video from the previous incidents has been requested.
A witness reported seeing a male grab a laptop computer from another male as the train was at the Fruitvale Station. The victim struggled with, and then chased the suspect out of the station. An officer located the suspect as he got into a vehicle with two occupants. The vehicle began to drive away and the officer made an investigative stop on the vehicle. The male suspect was determined to be a juvenile. A laptop computer was seen on the seat near him in the car. The suspect admitted to taking the laptop from the victim while on the train. The victim was able to identify the laptop as his, so it was photographed and returned to him. Train and station video will be requested. The vehicle's female occupants were FI'd and released. The suspect was interviewed by a detective, issued a prohibition order and booked into the Alameda County Juvenile Hall for robbery.
Officers responded to a domestic dispute between a male and female in the parking lot. Dispatchers were able to locate the incident on camera and saw the female striking the male. When officers arrived, they separated the two and determined that they are living together and were in a dispute about their relationship. The female admitted to getting physical with the male, but the male, who was not injured, was uncooperative and declined a temporary restraining order or any other police assistance. The female was issued a prohibition order and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for domestic violence.
A sergeant and a lieutenant detained a male suspect for reportedly exposing himself in an indecent manner while aboard a San Francisco-bound train. Shortly thereafter, a witness placed the suspect under citizen’s arrest for the violation. A subsequent wants/warrants check of the suspect revealed three (3) outstanding “no bail” narcotic warrants, held by the Sacramento County Sherriff’s Office, for his arrest; he was also on active (narcotics) probation. A search of the suspect also revealed he was in possession suspected narcotics and related paraphernalia. The suspect, who refused to provide a statement, was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the county jail for indecent exposure, narcotics possession, violation of probation and the warrants.
A sergeant detained a male suspect for reportedly battering an A/C Transit bus driver at the station after the two argued over the use of a public restroom. The bus driver and an independent witness positively identified the suspect as the responsible, and he was placed under arrest; he was also found to have outstanding $25K felony/false imprisonment warrant, held by the Alameda County Sherriff’s Office, for his arrest. The suspect was then issued a prohibition order and booked into the county jail for battery and the warrant. The victim, who sustained minor injuries, refused medical attention.
A station agent reported that a male suspect, after fare evading, threatened to shoot the agent. An officer responded and detained the suspect. The station agent, who feared for this safety as result of the threat, expressed a willingness to pursue a criminal complaint so the suspect was placed under arrest for criminal threats. As the officer prepared to transport him to jail, however, the suspect physically resisted and refused to be placed in a patrol car. The officer, joined by an assisting officer, used physical force/control holds to restrain the suspect, who also made verbal threats to harm himself. Paramedics responded and eventually transported the suspect to a local hospital, along with a police hold, for a psychiatric evaluation; he was also issued a prohibition order. There were no injuries sustained by the involved parties. A sergeant responded to investigate the use of force.
Two CSOs who were working the cleaning initiative at the station, conducted a welfare check on a male who punched one of them. The male then began hitting an unidentified patron and eventually tried to attack the other CSO. The two CSOs were able to restrain him on the ground until officers arrived. The male suspect was deemed to be in need of psychiatric evaluation. He was issued a prohibition order and transported for evaluation with a criminal hold for the battery on a transit employee. After a few hours, he was cleared to be booked into the San Francisco County Jail for the battery charge. One of the CSOs later sought medical attention for the punch to his eye. The battered patron left the scene and was not located. Station video will be requested.
A sergeant encountered a male suspect chasing another male while swinging a knife at the victim. The sergeant drew his firearm and ordered the suspect to drop the knife and get on the ground. The suspect complied and was taken into custody without incident. The victim did not wish police assistance and left the area. The suspect was issued a prohibition order and booked into the San Francisco County Jail for brandishing a weapon, possession of a dirk/dagger and for multiple infraction warrants.
A patron called to report that a male suspect slapped him in the head (unprovoked), causing his headphones to fall off. An officer arrived and contacted the suspect. The victim was not injured and declined medical attention, but wished to place the suspect under citizen's arrest. The suspect was issued a prohibition order and then issued a citation for the misdemeanor battery on a patron section.
An anonymous witness called to report a person hitting a female in a vehicle in the parking lot. The witness reported that the victim left the area in the vehicle and the suspect went up to the platform. Trains were held out until officers were able to contact the suspect on the platform. The female suspect admitted to being in a physical altercation with her girlfriend in the parking lot. The officers were able to call the girlfriend and she returned to the station, where she gave a statement. Neither party had visible injures, and both declined medical attention, but the suspect was determined to be the primary aggressor. She was issued a prohibition order and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for domestic violence. The victim declined an EPO or any further police assistance and became uncooperative.
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.