While on patrol, a sergeant contacted a female subject who had briefly blocked vehicular traffic on Halycon Blvd (San Leandro) and was yelling at passing vehicles. At one point, the subject resisted the detention. The sergeant used physical force to subdue the subject. The subject was later placed under a psychiatric detention and transported to the John George Psychiatric Hospital by ambulance. A lieutenant responded to conduct a use of force investigation.
Officers responded to the station regarding the report by BART Central of a subject under a train on the San Francisco/Fremont track way. Power to both of the station’s track ways was shut down, and firefighters and paramedics responded as well. Eventually, the subject was located – apparently asleep – under the train. He finally awoke and made his way onto the platform; he was not injured. Shortly thereafter, the subject was transported to the county hospital for a psychiatric evaluation. As a result of the incident, train service into the station was interrupted for approximately 20 minutes. TSOC notified.
A male suspect contacted the station agent and reported that he was robbed at some point last night in the City of Oakland and that people were following him. The man appeared mentally unstable and an officer responded to conduct a welfare check. The man went to platform #2 and trains were held out of the station as a precaution. The man refused to cooperate with the officer and eventually pushed the officer. He was taken into custody after a brief struggle and a quantity of suspected methamphetamine was located on his person. The man was arrested for resisting arrest and possession of narcotics. While being transported to jail, the man made statements that qualified him for an emergency psychiatric evaluation. The transporting officers requested medical aid meet them at Fruitvale Station. The man was cited for his violations and transported by ambulance to Highland Hospital for further evaluation and treatment. Trains were delayed about 20 minutes on the #2 track as a result of this incident.
Patrons reported a male walking on the trackway at the station. Trains were held out and power dropped as he was seen on camera walking over the third rails to go from one track to the other. The station agent tried to get him off of the tracks, but the male sat in front of a holding train (just outside the station). Union City PD arrived and went down onto the trackway to contact him, but he rolled himself down a hill just north of the platform. Union City Police Officers went down the hill and took him into custody. BART officers arrived and took custody of the male. The male stated he was depressed and was trying to get hit by the train, so he was sent for psychiatric evaluation. The train was held outside the station for a total of 32 minutes. TSOC was notified of the delay (TSA29216-14).
Patrons on board the airport bound train reported that a black male in his early 20's, wearing all black clothing, had thrown a shoe and struck another passenger. Officers intercepted the train and the suspect fled on foot toward the airport access road. Officers detained him there without incident. Officers determined that the man qualified for an emergency psychiatric evaluation. Record checks showed that he had two outstanding arrest warrants: $30,000 for resisting arrest and battery, held by BART PD, and $10,000 for prowling, held by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office. The man was transported by ambulance to Mills Peninsula Hospital for evaluation. The battery victim declined to make a complaint. Once cleared, he will be arrested and booked on his warrants at the San Mateo County Jail.
Officers responded to the station regarding a subject reportedly wishing to harm others. The subject was eventually contacted on platform level where he threatened to jump onto the track way. Power was turned off on both track ways for a short period time as an officer managed to convince the subject to surrender. The subject was placed in handcuffs without incident, and then transported by paramedics to John George Pavilion for a psychiatric evaluation. Service into the station was affected for approximately 15 minutes.
A train operator reported a Hispanic female acting strangely on platform #2. The woman appeared to be under the influence and told the train operator that people were following her. The station agent went to check on the woman's welfare and the female attacked the station agent. Responding officers detained the female. The agent was treated at the scene by paramedics for minor injuries. Officers determined that the female suspect was mentally unstable and possibly under the influence of an unknown drug. The suspect was transported to the hospital for medical clearance for a pre-existing head injury and was then transported to John George Pavilion for an emergency psychiatric detention. She was issued a prohibition order prior to transport to John George. Once released from the hospital, the suspect will be booked for battery on the station agent.
A subject, distraught over dating relationship issues, jumped onto the trackway as a train entered the station. The train operator, however, managed to make an emergency stop and the subject was not hit by the train. Responding officers contacted the subject and determined he was in need of a psychiatric evaluation. Paramedics then transported the subject to a local hospital for the evaluation. Due to this incident, train service was delayed for about 5 minutes. TSOC notified.
Train control reported to the ISRC of a man underneath a Fremont bound train at the station. A sergeant and multiple officers responded as well as fire crews. The station was temporarily shut down and trains held out while officers and firefighters searched for the possible victim. Several witnesses reported seeing the subject purposefully laying down on the track way as the train arrived. While inspecting the track way, officers could hear the subject yelling from under the train. The train was uncoupled and the subject was rescued. The subject, who was coherent, was then transported to the Highland hospital for moderate injuries. Train run throughs were cleared to occur at approximately 1728 hours and the station was re-opened at 1801 hours. There was no evidence of foul play and the subject was placed under a 5150 W&I detention. Station video will be requested. TSOC was notified.
A Female attempted to get into the agent's booth after threatening to hit the station agent at the MacArthur Station. Officers responded to the station as the female then battered a patron. The agent attempted to intervene and the female began throwing items at the agent. Arriving officers detained the female and determined she required a psychological evaluation. The female was placed under a psychological hold and a police hold. When released, the female will be issued a prohibition order and will be booked for battery at the Santa Rita Jail.
Officers responded to a report of a male in the trackway and walking towards the Bay Fair Station. Officers responded to the area and located the male at Elgin and Videll St. Officers removed the male from the trackway and determined the male was a danger to himself and others. The male was placed under an emergency psychiatric hold. The delay in service was less than 3 minutes. A track inspector responded to inspect the trackway for possible tampering or sabotage but the tracks were clear. The male was transported to a local hospital.
Witnesses reported that a female suspect was groping men's genitals on the train and on the platform. Responding officers detained the female and she was arrested for sexual battery and public intoxication. She was transported to Santa Rita Jail, but was refused due to a mental problem. The suspect was cited for her violations and was transported by ambulance to John George Psychiatric Pavilion for an emergency psychiatric detention.
Patrons reported that a male suspect was acting erratically on the platform. The male moved to the concourse and reportedly punched a patron, then bit another. A responding officer detained the suspect near the booth, with the assistance of an off-duty San Francisco PD officer. Officers determined that the suspect qualified for emergency psychiatric detention. Force had to be used to secure the suspect to the ambulance gurney. In the process, the suspect spat on a sergeant. A lieutenant responded to conduct the use of force investigation. The suspect was transported to the hospital for treatment. When medically cleared, he will be booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for battery on an officer. He was issued a prohibition order. The civilian battery victims left the area without making a complaint.
A train operator reported seeing a person under the lip of the platform as the train arrived. Arriving officers stated the person was unconscious but did not appear to have been struck by the train. The subject regained consciousness and was able to speak to the officers. Medical personnel arrived and stated the subject had no visible injuries. It was determined the subject had been sleeping under the platform overhang and showed signs of intoxication. The subject was transported to Martinez County Hospital for psychiatric evaluation and charges will be sought for trespassing. Service was restored at 0042 hours. The Trauma Response Team, TSOC and PoliceVideo were notified.
Patrons reported two males involved in a fight on the Millbrae bound train. Officers and SFPD officers responded and located both parties. The investigation determined that the suspect battered the victim on the train. The victim declined to make a complaint. Officers determined that the suspect qualified for an emergency psychiatric evaluation. He was detained and transported to San Francisco General Hospital for evaluation. He was issued a prohibition order prior to booking. The Millbrae train was delayed about 11 minutes as a result of this incident.
Officers responded to a report of a person under a Fremont bound train at the platform. The injured person was found conscious on the platform with major head injuries. A witness saw the person attempt to jump in front of the train, but hit the side of the train and fell onto the platform. Medical personnel arrived at the scene and transported the injured person to Eden Hospital in Castro Valley. The train was evacuated, the station was closed, and BART Central began single tracking trains. Crime Scene Technicians responded to the scene. The on-call detective, Trauma Response Team, and TSOC were notified. At 2149 hours, the investigation was completed and service was restored.
Officers responded to the platform on a report of a partially naked woman on a Richmond bound train. Upon contact, the subject was uncooperative and resisted the officers by hiding under the train seats. A record check revealed the woman had an outstanding $20,000 arrest warrant out of Berkeley for violation of probation. Medical personnel arrived and transported the female to Alta Bates Hospital for treatment prior to being booked for the warrant and resisting officers. Trains were delayed for 30 minutes. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and conduct the use of force investigation.
A sergeant responded to the station regarding the report of a male subject tampering with train seats. On her arrival, the sergeant contacted the subject, but he refused to identify himself. The sergeant then placed the subject in handcuffs and an assisting officer arrived. The subject’s identity was eventually obtained and a warrants’ check revealed Richmond Police held two “no bail” petty theft warrants, one a felony and the other a misdemeanor, for his arrest. Upon learning he would be taken to jail, however, the subject physically resisted the sergeant and officer’s attempts to place him in a patrol car by randomly kicking and flailing his upper body, all while making suicidal statements. A second assisting officer arrived at this point, but the subject continued to resist by banging his head against the rear (exterior) of a patrol car. Concord Police officers arrived as well and the subject was then placed in a Wrap restraint, but he continued to bang his head on the ground and/or in a patrol car – which caused a minor injury to his forehead. Finally, paramedics arrived and transported the subject to the county hospital in Martinez for medical attention and a psychiatric evaluation. A lieutenant responded in order to perform the use of force investigation, and no police personnel were injured during the incident. Upon being completely cleared from the hospital, the subject will be booked into the county jail for the listed charges/warrants.
Officers detained a male who appeared to be under the influence of narcotics. The man admitted to ingesting powder cocaine and the officers arrested him. A search incident to arrest revealed a small amount of suspected cocaine on his person. Record checks revealed a $75,000 arrest warrant for criminal threats and possession of a short barrel rifle/shotgun, held by Oakland PD. The man made statements that indicated he was in need of a psychiatric evaluation. He was transported to John George Psychiatric Pavilion for evaluation and will be booked for possession of narcotics and his outstanding warrant when he is medically cleared.
The station agent reported that a Hispanic female in her 50's was in need of an evaluation to determine if she was a danger to herself or others. An officer responded and determined that the woman did not meet the criteria for an emergency psychiatric evaluation. However, record checks showed that the woman had an outstanding $30,000 no-cite arrest warrant for public intoxication, held by Fremont PD. The woman was arrested and booked at Berkeley Jail on her outstanding warrant.
A male entered the station and told the station agent that he wanted to jump in front of a train. He then went to the platform. Power was dropped and trains were held out of the station while officers responded. The man sat on the platform edge and then went onto the tracks, before returning to the platform. The station agent was able to convince the man to return to the concourse, where arriving officers detained him. The man was transported to the county hospital for emergency psychiatric detention. Trains were delayed for about ten minutes as a result of this incident.
Officers responded to the station on a report of a domestic dispute. Upon arrival, a female was detained. A record check on the female revealed a no-bail arrest warrant out of Oakland for assault and a $15,000 arrest warrant out of Piedmont for auto theft. The female resisted the officers’ attempts to take her into custody for the warrants, and physical force was used to place her under arrest. The female was determined to be a danger to herself and medical personnel responded. While the officers were waiting for medical personnel, a hostile crowd gathered and one person was taken into custody for resisting arrest. There were no injuries and the female suspect will be booked for the warrants after being cleared for at the John George Psychiatric Facility.
A record check on a person detained for fare evasion revealed an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant out of El Cerrito for theft. The suspect was placed into custody for the warrant. While in handcuffs, the suspect began to bang his head against a wall and had to be physically restrained. There were no injuries and medical personnel arrived with straps for the arrestee. The suspect was transported to the county hospital for a psychiatric evaluation prior to booking for the warrant and resisting arrest. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and conduct the use of force investigation.
Officers were flagged down by a victim who reported a person was attempting to break into her vehicle in parking lot B. Upon arrival, the officers detained a person matching the description given and placed him under arrest after being positively identified by the victim. A shaved key used to enter vehicles was found next to the suspect. The suspect later tried to strangle himself with a shoe lace after being given a drink of water. Detectives arrived to interview the suspect, who later stated that he had lost consciousness and wanted to kill himself. The suspect was transported to Eden Hospital, and then to John George Psychiatric Facility for a psychiatric evaluation. After clearance from the facility, the suspect will be booked for attempt auto burglary, possession of burglary tools, and probation revocation.A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest. Video requested.
A male attempted to commit suicide by climbing down onto the trackway at the Civic Center Station. A station agent talked the male off the tracks. Officers responded to the station and found the male waiting at the station agent's booth. The male said he was attempting to "get the voices out of his head". He was placed on an emergency psychiatric detention and was transported to San Francisco General Hospital for treatment.