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.
Officers were dispatched to check on a male who was making threats on the platform. Officers contacted the male and determined that he was in need of psychiatric evaluation, but during handcuffing, the male resisted arrest and battered an officer. The male tried to grab an officer's baton during the struggle, but the officers were able to restrain him into handcuffs. One officer received a minor scratch during the struggle. The suspect was placed on a psychiatric hold with a criminal hold for the above listed charges.
Officers responded to a report of a battery on a train operator at the Millbrae Station. Officers located the suspect and placed him under arrest for battery on a transit employee. While in custody, the male attempted to commit suicide . The suspect was placed on an emergency psychiatric detention and was transported to a local hospital. The male was cited out on the battery and was given a prohibition order.
A male subject detained by an officer for fare evasion behaved erratically shortly after being detained, and was determined to be a danger to himself due to mental health issues. During the detention, the officer observed and retrieved what was later determined to be a kitchen knife from the subject’s pants’ pocket. The subject, however, physically resisted the officer’s effort to detain him for a psychiatric evaluation, so the officer used physical force to overcome his resistance; the officer and the subject were not injured. A sergeant responded to perform the use of force investigation, and the subject was transported to the county hospital for further psychiatric evaluation.
An officer located a vehicle parked in the parking lot at the station and discovered that it was a stolen vehicle. The vehicle was occupied by a male suspect, who was sleeping inside. Other officers arrived to provide cover and the suspect was taken into custody. The suspect was found to be in possession of burglary tools. The suspect made statements requiring a psychological evaluation, so he was transported for psychological evaluation with a criminal hold to be booked into the Santa Rita Jail for possession of burglary tools and auto theft once he is treated and released.
A victim reported that a male suspect approached him while he was seated on a train at the station. The suspect yelled at him and told him to give him his money before punching him in the face. The victim off boarded the train and the suspect stayed on as the train left the station. Officers checked the train at North Berkeley and located a possible suspect, but the victim was not located at Richmond. The suspect was identified and released. A short time later, the victim called from a south bound train and said he was on the same train as the suspect. The train was held at the Berkeley Station and the suspect off boarded the train and exited the station. Responding officers located the suspect and the victim. The suspect requested medical attention for a pre-existing condition and was also sent for psychiatric evaluation, with a criminal hold for the attempted robbery charge. He was issued a prohibition order and will be booked once he has been evaluated and released.
The station agent reported that a male suspect punched a female victim, knocking her down. The suspect went to the platform. He was described as a black male in his mid-20's, 5'8" tall, wearing a black jacket and dark pants, carrying a backpack. Medical aid was requested for the victim. The agent pointed out the suspect to an officer, who off-boarded the suspect from the train on platform #2. The victim, who was actually a male, ultimately refused to cooperate with the officers, would not provide his name or press charges. Officers determined that the suspect was in need of emergency psychiatric evaluation. He was transported to John George Hospital for evaluation and treatment. Trains were delayed about 15 minutes as a result of this incident.
A car cleaner employee reported that a female suspect was acting erratically on the platform, causing the employee to abandon their work and leave the area. The suspect went to the bathroom and locked herself inside. Responding officers met the woman when she exited the restroom and attempted to detain her for investigation. The woman refused to cooperate and became highly agitated. The woman pulled away from the officer's grasp and OC spray was used, but the woman fled to platform #2, where she was finally detained. Officers determined that the woman required psychological evaluation. She was treated at the scene for exposure to OC spray and was transported by ambulance to Mills Peninsula Hospital for psychiatric evaluation and treatment.
Officers responded to the station regarding a male suspect walking on the (#2) track way toward the Civic Center Station. One of the officers boarded a train, traveling at road-manual speed, and located the suspect lying on the third rail - midway between the Powell and Civic Center stations. Track way power was turned off at this point as the two remaining officers walked to the suspect’s location, safely detained him and returned him to the Powell station. The suspect was determined to be a danger to himself due to a mental health illness, and transported to San Francisco General Hospital’s Psychiatric wing where he was placed on a 72-hour psychiatric hold. As a result of this incident, train service was delayed for approximately 30 minutes. TSOC notified (TSOC incident log #19713).
A male subject reported that another male subject brandished a knife at him while on board a train. A station agent at Macarthur reported seeing the suspect come down from the Richmond platform then proceed to the SF platform. Trains were held as officers responded. Upon arrival, and while waiting for cover, an officer saw the suspect and confronted him. The suspect was taken into custody with the assistance of arriving cover officers without incident. A knife was recovered from the suspect. Officers attempted to contact the victim but he refused to cooperate or give a statement. The suspect was determined mentally ill and transported for psychiatric evaluation.
An officer contacted and detained a subject who fare evaded. During the detention, the suspect physically resisted the officer. Officers responded Code 3 to assist until the officer was able to take the suspect into custody. The suspect was deemed mentally ill and was transported to the Regional County Hospital for psychiatric evaluation. A sergeant responded to conduct a use of force investigation.
A female entered track #2 and sat down between the rails, telling patrons that she wanted to die. Power was dropped and officers responded and eventually got the woman back to the platform. The woman was transported by ambulance to County Hospital for emergency psychiatric evaluation. Service was interrupted for about 17 minutes on track #2, as a result of this incident.
Officers responded to the station regarding a Hispanic male suspect aboard a Pittsburg-bound train who was reportedly threatening to blow up the train and making disparaging remarks regarding Muslims while also implying he was in possession of a weapon; a sergeant responded to the station as well. The officers safely detained the suspect and determined he was not in possession of any weapons or suspicious devices. The officers determined, however, that the suspect was a danger to himself and others due to mental health issues; and placed him on a psychiatric evaluation hold. Assisting officers, including canine officers, inspected the entire train consist but did not locate any suspicious items. As a result of this incident, train service was delayed for approximately 15 minutes. TSOC notified.
A caller reported that a man was standing on top of a vehicle in the east lot, and was smashing the windows with a stick. Officers responded and found the man, who attempted to eat broken glass. The man was eventually detained for emergency psychiatric evaluation and was transported to John George Pavilion for treatment. He will be arrested for vandalism once he is released from the hospital.
A male was reported to be acting erratically in the station. He was throwing pamphlets and taking his clothing off. Responding officers located the man on the platform and determined he was a danger to himself. The man resisted being detained for evaluation, but was taken into custody after a short struggle. The man was transported by ambulance to Valley Care hospital for evaluation and treatment.
A patron to the station agent at 16th St. Station reported that there was a male subject on board an SFO train threatening patrons with a meat cleaver. The incident train car held at the Glenn Park Station while BART and SFPD officers responded Code 3. The officers searched the incident train car and a witness flagged them down and pointed out the suspect. The officers took the suspect into custody without incident and located 2 kitchen knives (3” blade) on his person and on his backpack. Investigation into the matter revealed that the suspect did not brandish the knife at anyone, but that he was holding it as he was mumbling profanities to himself. The suspect was deemed a danger to others so he was transported to the SF General Hospital for psychiatric evaluation. A lieutenant responded to conduct a use of force investigation. TSOC was notified.
While investigating the report of a male suspect yelling at, and threatening the train operator of a Richmond bound train, officers were directed to the suspect by a female patron who complained the suspect had threatened her as well. The officers then detained the suspect and determined he was a danger to himself and others due to mental health issues. As the officers attempted to restrain the suspect, however, he physically resisted their efforts. At this point officers used a minimal amount of physical force to restrain the suspect and summoned paramedics to the station. The suspect was eventually transported to the county’s psychiatric pavilion where he was placed on a psychiatric detention. As the train operator and the patron did not wish to pursue criminal complaints against him, no police hold was placed on the suspect. No injuries were sustained by officers or the suspect. A sergeant responded to perform the use of force investigation.
Patrons reported a male behaving erratically in middle of the station access road. An officer attempted to contact the man to check on his welfare, as he appeared to be under the influence or mentally unstable, but the man fled on foot. He was eventually detained with the help of Daly City PD officers. Officers determined the man was in need of emergency psychiatric detention. He was transported to a local hospital for evaluation and treatment.
Officers were dispatched to a fight on a train at the station. The train was held until officers contacted all parties involved and determined that one of the males had started the fight with other patrons on the train. The male suspect was determined to be in need of psychiatric evaluation. He also was found to have a $40,000 warrant for disturbing the peace. No one wished to pursue a complaint for battery, so the male was transported for a psychiatric evaluation with a criminal hold for the warrant. He will be booked for the warrant after he is evaluated and released.
BART and San Francisco officers responded to the station regarding a male suspect who jumped onto the (#1) trackway and walked southbound. While walking on the trackway, however, the suspect used a cross passage door to enter the adjacent trackway (#2) and reversed his direction of travel as he headed back to the station. Further reports then indicated the suspect continued to use cross passage doors to alternate between the two trackways until he made his way back to the station where he was detained by San Francisco officers. BART officers and sergeants responded, and the suspect was then turned over to their custody. The suspect was determined to be a danger to himself due to mental health issues so he was transported to the county hospital where he was placed on a psychiatric hold. A sergeant performed inspections of the trackways and cross passage doors, but found nothing unusual. Due to this incident, train service was delayed for approximately 15 minutes. TSOC notified (TSA #-11-28920-15 )
Officers responded to the station regarding a suicidal adult male who eventually jumped onto the number 3 track way and walked into the tunnel toward the Wye; track way power was shut down at this point. Officers eventually detained the subject without incident and escorted him to an awaiting ambulance. The suspect was then transported to the county’s psychiatric pavilion as he was deemed a danger to himself. As a result of this incident track way power was shut down for approximately 15 minutes.
A sergeant, who was already at the station, responded to the platform upon receiving a report from Concord PD, of an adult male who was reportedly naked and suicidal. The on-duty station agent also notified the ISRC of a naked man on the platform. The sergeant located the male on the platform. The male was now clothed and refused to listen, or cooperate, with the officer. The male proceeded down the escalator to the concourse area of the station. The sergeant re-contacted the male in an attempt to evaluate him. During the contact, the male was irate and very animated, and appeared to be under the influence or in a state of excited delirium. The male attempted to walk away from the sergeant, so the sergeant attempted to control the male by placing him into a rear wrist lock. The male resisted the sergeant's efforts and began fighting with the officer. Additional BART and Concord PD officers responded to assist. After a lengthy struggle, and with the help of additional officers, the male was placed into handcuffs. The male continued to be resistive and combative, so officers placed him into the WRAP restraint. AMR responded and had to sedate the male in order to safely transport him to an area hospital for a psychiatric evaluation. None of the officers involved, nor the male, was injured during the struggle. A Lieutenant responded to conduct the use of force investigation.
An officer responded to the station regarding a male acting erratic, and eventually located him on the platform. During the contact, the subject attempted to jump onto the track way but was physically restrained by the officer. The officer, with the help of a civilian BART employee, then managed place the subject in handcuffs without further incident. The subject, who also made suicidal statements, was transported to the county hospital for a psychiatric evaluation. A sergeant responded to perform the use of force investigation. The officer and the subject were not injured.
An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion and discovered that he had a valid stay away order to stay away from BART. The male was also found to be in possession of a dirk/dagger. The officer also determined that he was in need of a psychiatric evaluation, so he was transported to John George Pavilion with a criminal hold. Once he is evaluated and treated, he will be booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for fare evasion, violation of a court order and possession of a dirk/dagger.
The station agent reported that a white female had entered the station and was refusing to leave. Officers responded and located the woman on track #2. Power was dropped and the officers ultimately had to escort the woman back to the platform, where she was detained. Officers determined that the woman was in need of psychiatric care. She was transported by ambulance to County Hospital for evaluation and treatment. There was no delay in service, as revenue service had ended for the night.