A male entered the station and told the station agent that he intended to kill himself by jumping in front of a train. The man then went to platform #1. Trains were held out of the station while BART and Oakland PD officers responded. The man was detained without incident and ultimately transported by ambulance to John George Psychiatric Pavilion for evaluation and treatment. There was an 11 minute delay in service as a result of this incident.
The on duty station agent reported a subject acting "goofy" and who appeared to be under the influence. A BART Officer responded and saw a subject who matched the description on the platform smoking a cigarette. Upon contact, the subject became resistive and a fight ensued. BART Officers along with several Daly City Officers arrived to assist and subsequently were able to secure the subject using the Wrap Restraint. During the struggle, two of the involved officers were stuck by some uncapped syringes that the subject had on his person. The subject was transported to the hospital for a psychiatric evaluation. Both injured officers were transported to the hospital for treatment. The Sergeant responded for the use of force investigation.
Service was delayed for approximately 25 minutes due to a man wayside between the 16th Street and 24th Street stations. The person was detained upon exiting from the 24th Street Station, and was deemed a danger to himself. The subject was transported to San Francisco Hospital for psychiatric evaluation. TSA notified. #0-06-13902-15.
Officers responded to the station on a report of a disturbance in the lead car of the Fremont bound train. An adult male was reportedly creating a disturbance by attempting to instigate fights with passengers. Officers located the suspect on the train. The suspect was uncooperative and combative. Force was used to take the suspect into custody. Officers determined the suspect was in need of a psychiatric evaluation. Medical was called to the scene. The suspect was transported to a local area hospital for precautionary measures after feigning being unconscious. One officer complained of pain to his knee as a result of the struggle. The Zone sergeant responded to conduct the use of force investigation. The suspect will be taken to a psychiatric hospital upon being medically cleared. The train was delayed 14 minutes as a result of the incident.
A record check on a person for erratic behavior revealed an outstanding $100,000 arrest warrant out of Oakland for robbery. The suspect was placed under arrest for the warrant. The suspect was also deemed a danger to himself and will be evaluated at John George Psychiatric Facility prior to booking.
Officers responded to a report of a disturbance on the platform. A male and female were acting erratically and trains were advised to use caution when approaching the station. Officers detained both parties and determined that the female was a danger to herself as the result of a mental condition. They detained her after a brief struggle. The female was transported to San Leandro Hospital for emergency psychiatric detention. The male was released at the scene.
Officers performed an area search for a female subject who was reportedly suicidal and whose stated intent was to jump in front of a BART train. Trains entering/leaving the station were alerted and used caution while traveling through the station. The officers were finally able to locate the subject at the corner of 71st Ave. and Hawley St., and detained her in handcuffs as she attempted to walk away from the detention scene. Oakland Police Officers responded as well as the incident originated in their jurisdiction. At the request of the Oakland officers, BART officers attempted to place the subject in a patrol car, but she physically resisted the effort by bracing her feet against the top portion of the passenger door frame. The officers then used a reasonable amount of force to place her in the patrol car. A sergeant responded to the scene and performed the use of force investigation. The subject was then transported to the psychiatric pavilion for further evaluation. One of the BART officers sustained a minor injury during the use of force, but did not require immediate medical attention.
An officer responded to the North Berkeley Station for a report of a female creating a disturbance on a Richmond bound train. The officer contacted the female and a records check revealed she had a court order prohibiting her from being on BART property. The female resisted the officer as he attempted to place her under arrest for the court order. The officer was able to secure the female in handcuffs and the female began threatening to harm the officer. The female made spontaneous statements to the officer that led to her being placed on an emergency psychiatric hold. Once cleared, the female will be booked into Santa Rita Jail for violation of a court order and resisting arrest.
Officers responded to a report of a person on the trackway attempting to touch the third rail. Officers detained the person without incident, and service was delayed for approximately five minutes. The subject was clear of outstanding warrants and had no previous police contacts. The subject was deemed a danger to himself and taken to San Francisco General Hospital for psychiatric evaluation. TSA #05-11382-15.
The station agent called about a female who was yelling obscenities in the station. Officers made contact and the female began to try and batter the officers. They were able to wrestle her to the ground, where she hit, scratched, bit and spat at the officers. They eventually were able to gain control of her and place her in handcuffs. It took numerous officers to get her onto a gurney to be transported by ambulance for psychiatric evaluation. Two officers received minor scratches as a result of the attack. The female was uninjured. She was placed on the psychiatric hold with a criminal hold for resisting arrest and battery on an officer. She will be transported for booking once she has been evaluated and released.
An officer contacted an adult male for blocking free movement. The male had been contacted for the same offense earlier in the morning and had prior contacts for the same offense. The suspect became irate, approached the officer and had to be physically restrained. He received a small cut to his face during the struggle, but refused medical attention. He later made statements that led to him being sent for psychiatric evaluation. A criminal hold was placed on him, to be booked for the listed charges and two small traffic warrants once he is treated/released.
A male suspect was reported to be creating a disturbance inside the station. The male told an employee that he had a gun. Officers responded and detained the male near the street elevator. No weapon was located and no complainant came forward for any charges, but officers determined the man was in need of emergency psychiatric evaluation. He was transported to County Hospital for treatment. There was no impact on train service.
Officers detained an adult male who told the station agent he wished to commit suicide. Officers soon determined the subject was in need of a psychiatric evaluation, so an ambulance was requested. While waiting for the ambulance officers learned there was an outstanding $30K narcotics warrant, held by BART Police, for the subject’s arrest. The subject was then transported to the county’s psychiatric pavilion, along with a police hold. Upon being cleared from the pavilion, the subject will be booked into the county jail for the outstanding warrant.
A patron reported that a male had walked onto track #2 from West Oakland and was walking on the aerial toward the Wye. A train was sent through the area at slow speed to search for the man and located him on track #2. The train operator got the man to board the train and officers detained him when the train got to West Oakland Station. Officers determined that the man was in need of emergency psychiatric evaluation. He was transported to John George Pavilion for evaluation and treatment. There was a 12 minute delay in service as a result of this incident.
A BART Officer responded to a report of a male acting paranoid. The subsequent investigation resulted in the male being placed on a psychiatric hold. The male also had a 40K warrant out of San Francisco PD for resisting an Officer and assault. The warrant could not be confirmed. The male was transported to John George.
Officers responded to a report of a male behaving strangely and said people were trying to shoot him. Officers detained the male and evaluated him for a possible emergency psychiatric detention. A records/warrant check revealed the male had a $50,000 warrant for sexual assault issued by Solano County and a "no bail" warrant issued by Santa Clara County for burglary. The male was rejected at the jail for making statements that he was under the influence of methamphetamines and for making suicidal threats. Once he is medically cleared, the male will be transported to John George.
The train operator of a Pittsburg bound train passing milepost 13.7, north of the station, reported a male subject way side. A responding officer eventually detained the subject on Brown Street at Deer Hill Road, Lafayette, and determined the he was in need of a psychiatric evaluation as he was a danger to himself; he was eventually transported to the county hospital. Officers and train operators performed a track inspection(s) between the Lafayette and Walnut Creek stations, but did not find any suspicious items. The incident caused a 12 minute delay in train service. TSOC notified (Ref. #TSA 030741515).
An officer responded to a report of a battery that occurred in the station. It was reported that a female jumped on the back of a male subject and battered him. The attack was reportedly unprovoked. The officer, along with Berkeley Police officers, detained the subject (unidentified at this point) and had to use physical force to restrain her. The subject was transported to Alta Bates under a psychiatric detention and is to be booked for battery on a transit passenger once cleared. A sergeant responded to conduct a use of force investigation.
A female called into the ISRC and reported she was suicidal. Officers responded and placed the female under an emergency psychiatric detention. A records/warrant check showed the female had a "no bail" warrant for assault with a deadly weapon. The female was transported to John George Pavilion for treatment. Once released, the female will be booked at Santa Rita Jail on the warrant.
A record check on a person who was feeling suicidal revealed an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant out of Oakland for probation revocation. The subject was placed under arrest for the warrant. The subject was taken to John George Psychiatric Facility for an evaluation prior to booking. The arrest was approved by a sergeant.
An officer responded to the station regarding a female reportedly disrobing, acting bizarre and possibly under the influence of narcotics while aboard a Fremont-bound train. On making contact with the female, the officer attempted to off-board her from the train, but she physically resisted his efforts. A struggle ensued between the two, and the officer was finally able to overcome her resistance by physical force/control hold and placed her in handcuffs. A sergeant responded to perform the use of investigation. The officer determined the female was a danger to herself due to mental health issues, and she was transported to the county’s mental health facility for further evaluation. No injuries were sustained by the officer or the female. In the interest of justice, no further criminal complaint(s) against the female was sought.
Patrons reported to the station agent that a male suspect was waving a knife around near the station entrance. The suspect was described as a black male in his 50's, wearing a brown jacket, a blue hooded sweatshirt and black pants, and carrying several bags. Officers responded and detained the suspect on the pedestrian bridge connecting the parking lot and the station. The male was taken into custody without incident. A search of his person revealed a large hunting knife in one of the man's backpacks. No complainants came forward regarding the brandishing incident. Officers determined that the man was in need of emergency psychiatric detention. He was transported to County Hospital in Martinez. Charges will be sought through the District Attorney's office for possession of a concealed weapon. TSOC notified (Reference #TSA-01-02043-15).
The on-duty station agent reported that another agent had been punched several times by a male suspect. The suspect was described as a black male in his late 20's, wearing a green army jacket, black pants and white shoes. Officers responded and detained a male matching the suspect description. The victim identified the suspect and he was arrested for battery. Officers determined that the man qualified for emergency psychiatric detention. He was cited for battery on a transit worker, issued a prohibition order and was transported to San Francisco General Hospital for evaluation and treatment. The agent was treated at the scene for minor injuries.