A witness reported to an officer that a male suspect was exposing himself while standing in the stairwell of the parking structure. Upon arrival, the officers detained the male in front of the parking structure. The witness placed the male subject under citizen's arrest after positively identifying him at the scene. The male was booked at the Glenn Dyer Jail and was given a prohibition order. The sergeant arrived at the scene to process the arrest.
A female patron reported that she was the victim of a sexual battery while entering Montgomery Station, at about 1645 hours today. The suspect approached the victim from behind while she was on the escalator fro the street to the concourse, and reached under her skirt to touch her private parts. The suspect then returned to the street and left the area. The suspect was described as a black male, about 25 years old, with a medium build and a goatee. The suspect was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and dark pants. The victim did not report the crime until she reached Lake Merritt Station.
A female victim reported to the station agent at the 12th Street Station that a male had been masturbating while she was on the Richmond bound train between Embarcadero and West Oakland Stations. An officer responded to take a statement from her and an area check for the suspect (who had also exited at the 12th Street Station) was conducted, but he was not located. A light duty employee checking the surveillance cameras noticed a male at the station who matched the description. The suspect was contacted by an officer as he was about to board a train. The victim positively identified him as the person she had seen masturbating earlier and placed him under citizen's arrest. The male was issued a prohibition order and booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for felony indecent exposure (prior convictions for same offense) and for a parole violation. Train video was requested.
Officers were dispatched to check on a male who appeared to be passed out on a Dublin bound train. The officers made contact and the suspect provided a false name. Eventually officers took him into custody for providing false identifying information and discovered at the Glenn Dyer Jail that under his true identity he has a no bail parole warrant and that he is a sex offender out of compliance. He was booked into the jail for the warrant and for not meeting the conditions of his parole.
An officer responded to a BART property near the station on the report of two subjects setting up what appeared be a tent. One of the subjects was described as a White male wearing a black sweatshirt and a brown T-shirt. No description of the second subject was provided. On arriving at the property, the officer contacted the lone white male who matched the earlier reported description. The officer performed a criminal history check of the subject and learned he was not in compliance with his sex registrant status. The officer placed the subject under arrest for the violation, and a sergeant approved the arrest. The subject was then booked into the county jail.
On 10/13/15 an adult female victim reported that an adult male suspect, driving a tan colored vehicle, approached her in the station’s bus zone with his penis exposed and essentially asked if she wished to sit on his lap. The victim declined the suspect’s offer, walked away, and reported the incident to an officer. On 10/15/15, at about 1800 hours, the victim reported seeing the same suspect in the station’s parking lot. Officers responded and detained the suspect without incident; the victim positively identified the suspect as the responsible in the initial incident. A wants/warrants check of the suspect revealed he was a convicted sex offender with a previous conviction for indecent exposure. The suspect was then placed under arrest for indecent exposure; the arrest was approved by a sergeant. The suspect, who was mirandized by the officer and who denied any wrongdoing, was issued a prohibition order and booked into the county jail for indecent exposure.
An officer responded to the station regarding a female juvenile runaway, from the state of Washington, who was reportedly speaking with her parents from a station pay phone. The officer located the juvenile, who then told the officer that she had been drugged and sexually assaulted while in San Francisco Police jurisdiction. At this point, the officer transported the juvenile to San Francisco General Hospital where they were met by San Francisco Police investigators, who ultimately took custody of the juvenile and handled the sexual assault investigation.
Two female BART employees reported a male exposed himself to them on the platform of the East Dublin Station. Officers detained the male and the victims placed him under citizen's arrest for indecent exposure. The male was booked at the Santa Rita Jail and was given a prohibition order.
Officers detained a male suspect for reportedly exposing his buttocks, in front of patrons, after briefly off-boarding a train at the MacArthur station and then re-boarding the same train. The victim, a train operator, positively identified the suspect and placed him under arrest for indecent exposure. A sergeant responded and approved the arrest. The suspect was then booked into the county jail for indecent exposure, in addition to being issued a prohibition order.
El Cerrito PD reported they were with a victim of a kidnapping and Rape. The female Victim stated she was kidnapped at gun point from the El Cerrito Station, driven to a location off Carlson Blvd and raped. After the rape, the victim managed to escape from the suspect and ran for help. Patrol officers responded to start the investigation and Detectives were called out for the case. All notifications were made.
A male suspect detained by officers for reportedly smoking a controlled substance while aboard a train was found to be in violation of an active court order prohibiting him from BART property. He was also found to be out of compliance with his mandatory sex offender registration status. The suspect was placed under arrest for the violations, and a sergeant approved the arrest; the initial narcotics violation was not substantiated. He was then booked into the county jail for the violations.
A victim reported a male was masturbating on a Richmond bound train, car #2543. Officers intercepted the train and detained the male. The victim positively identified the male and placed him under a citizen's arrest. The male was placed under arrest and was issued a prohibition order.
A female victim reported that three suspects fondled her while holding her down on a bench near the bike racks. The victim was not injured. The suspects were described as two black males and a black female. The victim believed she could identify the suspects. The investigation was forwarded to Detectives for further investigation. Station video was requested.
An officer detained an adult male who was described by a reporting party as indecently exposing himself while also verbally abusing passengers aboard a Richmond train. A victim came forward and placed the suspect under citizen’s arrest for willfully disturbing others. A wants/warrants check then revealed the suspect was not in compliance with his sex registrant status, and in violation of a court order prohibiting him from entering BART property. As the officer prepared to place him under arrest for the violations, the suspect physically resisted so the officer used a moderate amount of physical force to place him in handcuffs; neither the officer, nor the suspect were injured. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and perform the use of force investigation. The suspect was then booked into the county jail for the violations.
A juvenile female reported that an adult male sat next to her on the train and began to make lewd comments to her. He then began rubbing her back and leg. The juvenile called her mother to report the incident. The mother then contacted dispatch and officers were sent to intercept the train at the Glen Park Station. An officer contacted the male and the juvenile. The male was arrested for lewd acts on a child. He was also found to be a sex offender. He resisted arrest and had to be physically restrained. He was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the Redwood City Jail for lewd acts with a child and resisting arrest.
Officers were called to an intoxicated female who had fallen in the bus zone. The female was transported by ambulance to the hospital for treatment. While at the hospital, the female reported that she had been sexually assaulted the night before, but did not remember where the assault had occurred. She was sure the crime was not committed on BART property, but she could not say in which jurisdiction it occurred. Officers responded to the hospital and began the preliminary investigation. The Investigations Unit will conduct the follow up investigation.
A female victim on the Richmond bound train reported that a male suspect groped her buttocks. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male in his 20's, 5'4" tall, wearing a red shirt and carrying a gray hooded sweatshirt. An officer located a man matching the description on a nearby street and detained him. The victim positively identified the man and made a citizen's arrest of him. The man was issued a prohibition order and was booked at Glenn Dyer Jail for sexual battery.
A patron pointed out a male subject to an officer and stated that the subject had attacked her. The officer detained the male. The victim reported that the man had walked up behind her, restrained her arms, thrust his groin against her buttocks, grabbed her breasts, and hit her head. The officer arrested the man for sexual battery and issued a prohibition order.
Officers were dispatched to the bus zone of the station for what was originally reported as a robbery that had just occurred. After further investigation it was determined that an Hispanic male suspect had walked up to a female victim and exposed himself to her while she sat waiting for the bus. The suspect then ran from the station and was later apprehended a few blocks away at Taser point by the responding Sergeant. The suspect was subsequently placed under arrest. The female victim responded to the scene and positively identified the suspect. He was subsequently booked for indecent exposure and was issued a prohibition order.
A female juvenile reported while at the station sometime between 0030-0200 hours on 7/6/15, a man walked to her at knife point and threatened her. The suspect drove the victim to a motel in San Jose where she was sexually assaulted. The victim reported the crime the next day. The victim was taken to Highland Hospital in Oakland for an examination. PoliceVideo has also been contacted to retrieve video of the station. The investigation is on-going at this time.
A female victim reported by phone that on Sunday 7/5/15, about 1830 hours, a man sat next to her on a San Francisco bound train from MacArthur Station. The man slid his hand under the victim's leg and fondled her buttocks. The man got off the train at Embarcadero Station. The investigation is forwarded to detectives for follow up. The victim believes she can identify the suspect, who may have committed a similar offense about a month ago. The victim did not report the earlier incident.
A male suspect was reported to be masturbating beneath his clothing while on the train. Officers detained a suspect, but no complainants or witnesses came forward. The man was identified and released. About 30 minutes later, witnesses and a victim contacted officers at Castro Valley Station. A report was taken and the investigation will be forwarded to detectives for follow-up.
A female victim reported that after accidently bumping into a man on the stairs, he became angry. The man blocked the female’s path, grabbed her breasts, struck her arm and kicked her leg. Officers detained a man matching the description given at the Civic Center Station who was positively identified by the victim and placed under citizen’s arrest for battery. There were no injuries. The suspect was arrested for sexual battery, false imprisonment, and battery. The suspect was also given a 30 day BART prohibition order.
A station agent saw two male suspects masturbating one another while aboard a station elevator. An officer responded and, on arrival, also witnessed the suspects engaging in the same lewd behavior. The officer managed to detain one of the suspects in handcuffs without incident. The other suspect, however, did not readily comply with the officer’s verbal orders to stop as he attempted to walk away, so the officer used a minimal amount of physical force to stop and handcuff him. At this point, both suspects were placed under arrest for performing a lewd act in public. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest, perform the post arrest interview and conduct the use of force investigation. The suspects were then issued prohibition orders before being booked into the county jail for performing a lewd act in public.
A female reported she was aboard a Pittsburg bound train and her crotch was grabbed by a male subject as the train pulled into the 12th Street Station. The victim exited the train and the suspect stayed aboard. The train was checked at another station but the suspect was gone. The victim wished to pursue charges for battery if the suspect was located and reported she was not injured. The investigating officer is following up on this case.