A victim reported he was robbed of his belongings by several male juveniles. One of the suspects was described as a tall Black male 20-21, wearing light colored saggy pants with holes in them. The victim was eventually able to recover his loss.
Naomi Morris (49 years, Vallejo) was arrested for robbing another individual on the concourse level of the station; she was also placed under arrest for trespassing, per an active BART stay away order. Morris will be booked into the county jail.
Thomas McCarthy (37, San Lorenzo) was detained on a psychiatric hold and will eventually be booked on charges of robbery and interfering with a railroad. He was also issued a prohibition order.
Lee Artis Johnson (64 years, Antioch) was arrested for the listed charges, issued a prohibition order and booked into the county jail; the victim declined medical attention. 1805-0841 L10/L17
The (female) victim reported that while aboard a Pittsburg/Bay Point train, at the station, a male juvenile shoved her and took her iPhone. The juvenile then fled from the train shortly before the train left the station. The victim remained on the train until arriving in downtown Oakland where the robbery was reported to an officer.
Officers responded to the Fruitvale Station to intercept a train that two robbery suspects were aboard. The suspects fled from the scene as the officers arrived but were taken into custody after a foot pursuit. A suspect cut the victim's hand with an edged weapon when the victim fought back to keep his property. The suspects were determined to be juveniles and were booked into juvenile hall.
A female victim reported that her laptop was forcibly taken from her as she walked through the station parking lot. The suspect, described as a Black male, 20 to 30 years old, wearing a black hoodie, fled in a waiting vehicle (unknown make, black SUV bearing yellow paper plates with red printing on it) driven by a second unseen person. The suspect vehicle was last seen heading south on Madison St. from 8th St.
The victim reported a female (juvenile) suspect grabbed a cell phone from her grasp while aboard a train, and then fled out of the station. The victim attempted to chase after the suspect, but a second female (juvenile) suspect interfered by using force against the victim. Shortly thereafter, responding officers arrested both suspects without incident, and the victim’s phone was recovered. Subsequently, the suspects were issued prohibition orders before being booked into the Alameda County Juvenile Hall.
Paul Romero (33, Daly City) was arrested for robbery (cell phone) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Romero was issued a prohibition order and booked into Santa Rita Jail.