BART Central reported seeing a female on the track way at the station via CCTV. An officer contacted the female and determined she was unable to care for her own safety. The female was detained for psychiatric evaluation and transported to the county hospital by responding medical personnel.
Officers responded to the station on a report an altercation between a male and female whom appeared to be together. The couple also had their baby with them and the male was attempting to take possession of the baby. The station System Service worker witnessed the male push the female on two occasions. The couple left the station together and the officer’s contacted them near SF City College. The station System Service responded and identified the male suspect and female victim. The male suspect was arrested for domestic violence. The male suspect claimed to have a week-old bullet wound to his stomach and was also feeling suicidal, as he stated he was off his medication. Medical was summoned and they transported the suspect to SF General with an officer escort. After being checked out medically for the wound, the suspect will be transported to the adjacent ward for psychiatric evaluation. After being cleared on the psychiatric detention, the suspect is to be arrested and booked for domestic violence, and child endangerment.
BART Central reported they shut off power to both track ways at the station because a male subject was on the track way attempting to the touch the electrified 3rd rail. The male subject then got up onto the platform and continued to walk about the platform. Officers responded to the station and detained the subject without incident. Based on the subject’s actions and demeanor, he was detained for psychiatric evaluation. The detainee was then transported to the county hospital by responding medical personnel on a psychiatric evaluation hold.
A suspect fare evaded into the BART system by using an elevator and failing to process a ticket. He was contacted by officers. A records check found a Stay Away Court Order for the Coliseum BART Station. The suspect was in violation of that order and placed under arrest. Incident to that arrest the suspect was in possession of a 13” dirk concealed in his front waist band. While in custody the suspect was able to break the bench from its concrete foundation within the holding cell. The suspect repeatedly stated he wanted to kill himself. He was detained for a psychiatric evaluation. He will be booked upon his psychiatric evaluation release. Evidence of the vandalism and processing of the knife were completed.
Subject entered the agents’ booth and would not allow the agent to leave. The agent called police dispatch while the subject talked into his phone. An officer responded and was able to get into the booth, releasing the agent who was not injured. The subject was placed on a psychiatric detention. An independent witness also described seeing the subject push the agent. The department will be notified upon his release from the subjects evaluation for booking on false imprisonment and battery charges.
A male climbed down onto track way #2, stripped down to his underwear, sat on the inner rail, poured water on himself and touched the third rail. Power had been turned off. A BART Sergeant responded with SFPD officers. The Sergeant was able to negotiate the male to the platform. The male was committed for a psychiatric evaluation at San Francisco General. A CIT officer responded to the scene from Hayward. Trains were delayed for 16 minutes.
1202-0881, 2145 hours A male was reported to be on the #2 track way. Cameras in Dispatch showed him sitting on the train rail and grabbing the third rail. A patron went onto the track way and assisted the male to the platform. Officers responded. After interviewing witnesses the male was detained for a psychiatric evaluation. Trains were delayed for approximately 20 minutes.
BART Central reported a male subject who was verbally harassing patrons on a train; off-boarded at the Rockridge station and appeared to be under the influence. The subject was running back and forth on the platform in a panic-like manner. Trains were held. At one time, the subject dangled his legs over the platform edge and track way. An officer responded to the station and attempted to contact the subject, who promptly ran from the officer. The subject ran down to the concourse-level and was pursued, and subsequently detained by the officer near the station agent’s booth. The officer determined the subject was a danger to himself and was detained for a psychiatric evaluation. The detainee was transported to Highland Hospital by responding medical personnel for a psychiatric evaluation. The detainee has an extensive history of psychiatric detentions with our Department over the last year.
Officers responded to the South Hayward BART Station on a report by BART Central of a person who was possibly hit by a Richmond bound train as it arrived on track #2 at the station. Officers who arrived at the scene saw a man who was lying on the platform. Officers stated the subject possibly had a broken leg and complained of pain to his neck. The subject was conscious, coherent and told officers at the scene he wanted to commit suicide but became scared as the train arrived and tried to climb back onto the platform. An independent witness reported seeing the subject on the track way, seemingly waiting for a train to hit him. As the train approached, the subject tried to climb back on to the platform and was in the leg by the train before he made it to the platform. The subject was later removed from the platform by paramedics with no life threatening injuries and was transported to St. Rose Hospital in Hayward. Revenue service at the station was delayed for 38 minutes. 1201-3378 L12.
Officers responded to a report from patrons on a train of a male subject acting like he was on the “verge of violence.” Officers intercepted the train at the Balboa Park station and contact the male subject. The subject told the officers he was going to jump in front of the train. BART Central was contacted and all trains were held from moving at the station. The officers were able to detain the subject without incident and move him the concourse level of the station. The subject was detained for psychiatric evaluation and transported to SF General Hospital. Train delay(s) were minimal as a result of this incident.
A male subject called 911 and stated he wanted to kill himself by grabbing onto the electrified third rail. The phone came from the concourse area of the station. The station agent was contacted and told Dispatch the subject went to the platform. An officer was at the station and proceeded to the platform. Trains were held and power to the third rail was turned off. The officer located the subject and detained him without incident. The subject was detained for psychiatric evaluation and transported to the hospital by responding medical personnel. Train power was only off for a minute or two and there was no significant delay in train service.
A BART employee (train car cleaner) reported seeing a male suspect on the trackway between the station and the train yard. The suspect climbed up to the station train platform and told the BART employee his was just retrieving a metal pipe from the trackway and that he was a BART employee too. An officer responded to the station and contacted the suspect, who was determined to not be a BART employee. After speaking with the suspect, the officer determined the suspect was a danger to himself and/or others, and detained for psychiatric evaluation. The detainee was transported to County Hospital in Martinez by responding medical personnel. 1112-1331 L10.
Officers contacted Chamberlain who claimed to be legally blind. He refused to off-board the train at their request. He continued to cuss at the officers and refused to off-board. At the direction of a sergeant who was on scene, two officers escorted the man from the train. No use of force was used. Two officers simply placed a hand on his hand and behind his upper arm. He did not resist. After interviewing the man the sergeant believes the man to be a gravely disabled and unable to care for himself. The man was not reported missing or a walk away from any facility. Offices will advise El Cerrito PD of the incident in case they get a missing person or walk away call during the day. The man was transported to County Hospital in Martinez for observation. – 1111-3799 – 0957 hours
The station agent reported a female acting irrational on the platform and appearing to want to jump down onto the track way. An officer contacted the subject and determined she was unable to care for her own safety, and was subsequently detained for psychiatric evaluation. The subject was transported to John George Psychiatric Pavilion by responding medical personnel.
A Sergeant and Officers responded to a train holding on the platform. Patrons reported a female on board, holding a large knife; the subject appeared to be in a “daze”. The Officers were able to wrestle the knife away from the subject. She was transported (by paramedics) to St. Francis Hospital for Medical and Psychiatric treatment.
A male subject called 911 from the station payphones stating he was feeling suicidal and that he had a gun. Fremont PD responded and detained the subject without incident, with BART PD officers arriving soon thereafter. The subject did not have any weapons in his possession. The subject was detained for psychiatric evaluation and transported to Washington Hospital by responding medical personnel.
Officers waiting for a train on the platform noticed a male dangerously leaning over the trackway, looking for a train. Officers believed that he may be trying to harm himself by jumping in front of a train, so they briefly held trains out of the station until they were able to make contact with the male. While talking to the subject, officers determined that he was a danger to himself. The male was transported to San Francisco General Hospital for psychiatric evaluation.
An adult male was transported for a psychiatric evaluation after he was seen leaving his bags on the platform at the station and boarding a train. The male had approached an off duty officer and was talking about religion before he left his bags on the platform and left the area on a south bound train. The officer recontacted the individual at the San Bruno Station and waited for on duty personnel to arrive. The bags were retrieved by the station agent and found to contain nothing suspicious. Officers determined that the male was unable to care for himself and placed him on a psychiatric hold. Trains on the line were checked for any other materials he may have left and some of his papers and ID were recovered on one of those trains. The train searches resulted in a 5-7 minute delay. TSOC was notified.
While at the station, an officer received a report that a male subject was reaching into his pocket and pretending that he had a gun. After a short pursuit, the officer detained the subject, and determined that he was a danger to others. The subject, who has a history of mental illness contacts with law enforcement, was transported to John George for psychiatric evaluation. 1110-1135 L12.
An officer responded to the Fremont BART station platform to off-board a male subject who was reportedly swinging a hammer and refusing to off board the train on platform 1 by the train operator. Upon the officer's arrival, the subject refused to off board and the train was held for 18 minutes until Fremont officers arrived to assist in off boarding the subject The subject was determined to be a danger to his own safety, and was transported to Washington Hospital for psychiatric evaluation. 1110-1122 L12.
An adult male was contacted by officers and placed on a psychiatric hold after he called dispatch and said that he wanted to jump in front of a train. The subject was transported to the county hospital for evaluation.
A man ran to the station agent requesting medical assistance and stating the trombone player upstairs wanted to harm him. The man sought protection by trying to lock himself in the station agent’s booth, and inadvertently brushed the agent’s arm while trying to get into the booth. Officers arrived at the scene and detained the subject. The subject, on parole for drug activity, told the officers he had taken the drug Ecstasy earlier in the day. The subject was transported to San Francisco General Hospital for psychiatric evaluation. The station agent, who was not injured but traumatized by the incident, was transported by her supervisor to St. Luke’s Hospital for evaluation. 1109-3305 L12.
A woman was reportedly undressing, screaming, and frightening AC Transit bus passengers. A sergeant and three officers responded. The subject became violently resistive to being detained. After police personnel had partially secured her to a gurney, a paramedic had to sedate her. The sergeant sustained cuts on his leg. The subject was to be transported to the John George Psychiatric Pavillion after the sedative wore off and upon being medically cleared.
Trains were held for five minutes while BART and Concord Police officers searched for a suicidal male who was in possession of a handgun and possibly in the station. A search for the man proved negative. TSOC notified. 1109-2762 L12.
A train operator reported seeing a man approximately 300 feet in the portal at the station refusing to board the train. Trains were held and power was dropped at the station for 12 minutes while an officer contacted the subject and walked him back onto the platform. The subject told officers he was under the influence of mushrooms and was a danger to himself. The subject was taken by ambulance to Peninsula Hospital for psychiatric evaluation. 1109-2336 L12.