The station agent reported that a male suspect was walking in and out of the fare gates, and was harassing people. The man was described as a Hispanic male, with one eye, wearing a black knit cap, a black hooded sweatshirt and dark pants. Officers contacted the man in the bus zone, but he resisted being detained. Officers ultimately had to place the suspect in a WRAP device to restrain him. Officers determined that the man was in need of emergency psychiatric evaluation, and he was transported to County Hospital for treatment.
An elderly female patron reported that a female suspect snatched currency from her hand while the victim was at the ticket vending machines. The suspect was described as a black female, 5' tall, 100 pounds, wearing black clothing and carrying a red bag. Officers responded and detained the suspect after a short struggle. Officers determined that the suspect was in need of emergency psychiatric evaluation. She was transported to John George Hospital for treatment and will be booked when medically cleared.
Dispatch received calls regarding the same individual who was on the track way at different times. Officers were finally able to locate the subject near the BART platform stairway that leads to the airport connector. The subject claimed to have a knife and stated that he wanted to commit suicide. A sergeant arrived and the officers attempted to verbally gain compliance from the suspect. Trains were held out as a precaution and a second sergeant responded with a LIMS. The subject, who produced a knife and held it at his own throat, ran from the officers and out of the station towards the Hegenberger overpass. Multiple responding officers gave chase to the suspect as the suspect continued to wield a knife. The officers attempted to TASE the suspect multiple times but were initially unsuccessful as the suspect tore them off his body. The officers were finally able to take the suspect into custody after he was TASE’d a fifth time while on the overpass. The subject was deemed to be a danger to himself and was taken to the hospital for psychiatric evaluation. None of the officers were injured as result of this incident. A use of force investigation is being conducted.
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.
Patrons on board a Fremont bound train at Lake Merritt reported that there was a subject who was creating a disturbance and making comments about having a bomb. Officers responded, searched the train and detained a suspect on the street near the station. There was no merit to the suspect's comments about a bomb and the suspect was held on an emergency psychiatric hold and transported to hospital.
A sergeant detained an adult female who was reportedly yelling and harassing others at the station. During the detention, the sergeant used a minimal amount of force to overcome the female’s resistive behavior(s), and determined she was experiencing mental health issues. An ambulance eventually responded and transported the female to a local hospital for psychiatric attention. A lieutenant responded to perform a use of force investigation. Neither the sergeant nor the female were injured during the incident.
An officer found a female suspect inside a vehicle which did not belong to her. The officer was unable to establish a crime, but found that the woman was in need of psychiatric care. The woman was transported to John George Hospital for evaluation and treatment.
A male subject entered the station and told the agent that he wanted to die, before walking to the platform. Trains were held out, but the man left the station shortly thereafter. At about 1948 hours, the man returned and went to the platform again. Trains were held out, and when the man jumped onto the tracks, power was dropped. The man walked southbound on the tracks and officers responded to try and intercept him. The man turned around and walked back toward the station, balancing on the third rail cover boards. The man returned to the platform and then jumped over the wall and fled through the parking lot toward Dixon Street, where officers detained him. The man was found to be in need of emergency psychiatric care and he was transported to John George Hospital for evaluation/treatment. Trains were delayed about 16 minutes as a result of this incident.
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.
Officers were dispatched to conduct a welfare check on a male subject who was causing a disturbance and refusing to leave the station. Once the officers contacted the male it was determined that he was in need of a psych evaluation. The officers attempted to escort the male from the platform, but he refused to move voluntarily resulting in the officers having to use physical force to control him and place him into handcuffs. The male was subsequently placed on a psychiatric detention and transported the hospital for evaluation. The Lieutenant responded for the use of force investigation.
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.
Patrons reported a female subject acting strangely in front of the station. The woman was dancing and removing her clothing. Officers responded and detained the woman a block away. Officers determined that the woman was in need of psychiatric care and she was transported to John George Pavilion for evaluation and treatment.
A subject called 9-1-1 and said that he was armed with a firearm and was having suicidal thoughts and wanted to shoot other people. Officers responded and determined that the subject was in need of mental health treatment. The subject was transported to hospital by ambulance. No weapon was located.
Patrons reported a suspect who was at the station brandishing a screwdriver in a threatening manner. Officers responded and determined that the suspect was a danger to himself and others and needed to be placed on a 72-hour hold for a psychiatric evaluation. The suspect was transported to Contra Costa Regional Medical Center by ambulance.
Officers conducted a welfare check on a male subject who was causing a disturbance at the station. Once the officers contacted the male he became combative during the contact resulting in the officers having to use physical force to control him and place him into handcuffs. The male was subsequently placed on a psychiatric detention and transported the hospital for evaluation. The Sergeant responded for the use of force investigation.
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.
Officers intercepted a Daly City bound train on a report of a male acting strangely. The man was located and was found to have a valid stay-away order from all BART stations, for which he was arrested last night. There were no complainants on the train. Officers determined that the man was in need of emergency psychiatric care and he was transported by ambulance to San Francisco General Hospital for evaluation and treatment. A complaint will be sought for violation of a court order.
A male suspect, who advised that he was experiencing mental health issue(s) and carrying razors in his pocket(s), called for police assistance. On being contacted by the responding officer, however, the suspect declined assistance and walked away. A short time later, through a wants/warrants check, the officer learned the suspect was wanted on an Oakland Police “no bail” assault w/ a deadly weapon warrant. The officer re-contacted the suspect on a city street and, at taser-point, managed to place the suspect under arrest for the warrant without using force. Shortly after placing the suspect under arrest, the officer determined the suspect was in need of a psychiatric evaluation. The suspect was then transported to the nearby mental health pavilion where he was placed on a psychiatric hold, as well as a police hold for the warrant.
Officers responded to the station regarding a train operator’s report of a naked male running southbound on the #1 track way. Shortly thereafter, a BART track crew saw the subject approximately 200 yards south of the station. The suspect managed to make his way onto nearby city streets where he was then detained by Concord Police officers. A BART officer responded to the suspect’s location and, after determining he was suffering from mental health issues, ordered him placed on a psychiatric evaluation hold. The suspect, who suffered minor lacerations to his feet - possibly from scaling track way fencing, was transported to the county hospital for medical and mental health care. Train service was minimally interrupted as a result of this incident, and Central performed a track way inspection – which did not reveal anything unusual. TSOC notified.
A male called to report that his girlfriend was creating a disturbance at the station and had wrapped a phone cord around her own neck in an attempt to harm herself. Officers arrived and contacted both parties. The female suspect had hit her boyfriend in the arm and was found to have a $20,000 warrant for her arrest. She was also in need of psychiatric evaluation, so she was issued a prohibition order before being transported via ambulance to John George Pavilion for evaluation with a criminal hold for the warrant and domestic violence charge. She will be issued a prohibition order and transported to be booked once she is cleared of the psychiatric hold. The male victim was not injured and declined medical attention.
Officers conducted a welfare check on a female who was sleeping in the bus zone of the station. The female became combative during the contact resulting in the officers having to use physical force to control her and place her into handcuffs. The female was subsequently placed on a psychiatric detention and transported the hospital for evaluation. The Sergeant responded for the use of force investigation.
Reports were received of a male suspect acting erratically and throwing a bike onto the tracks. The suspect went to the SF/Fremont platform and officers attempted to detain him. The suspect fled through the SF train and violently resisted officers. The suspect was finally taken into custody and placed in a WRAP device. There were no complainants for any criminal violations. The suspect was transported to John George Pavilion for psychiatric evaluation and treatment. The Millbrae train was delayed for about 8 minutes. There were no injuries as a result of this incident.
Patrons on board the Millbrae bound train reported that a male suspect was acting erratically and brandishing a knife, while making verbal threats. The suspect fled on foot, dropping the knife, when officers arrived. Officers captured the suspect on the street above the station. None of the witnesses wished to pursue a criminal complaint against the suspect. Officers determined the suspect was in need of emergency psychiatric detention. The suspect was transported to SF General Hospital for evaluation and treatment. The train was delayed about 5 minutes as a result of this incident. There were no injuries. TSOC notified.
A patron reported that a male suspect on the platform had lifted his shirt to display a pistol concealed in his waistband. Officers responded and briefly detained the suspect, but found no weapon. Officers later determined that the reporting party was in need of emergency psychiatric detention. The suspect was released, as there was no merit to the weapon call. The reporting party was transported by ambulance to John George Pavilion for evaluation and treatment.
Officers were dispatched to a report of a female suspect who threw a large tree branch at two women (who are at the station on a regular basis, handing out religious materials). The victims were not struck or injured. Officers arrived and contacted the female suspect and recovered the large tree branch. The victims had left the area, but left their contact information. Officers were unable to get in touch with the victims, but they determined that the suspect was a danger to others and in need of psychiatric evaluation. The officers placed the suspect on a psychiatric hold with criminal charges pending and issued her a prohibition order. They will continue to attempt to get in touch with the victims.