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.
A victim reported that there was a male subject in the plaza who was exposing himself to women. Officers made contact with the victim and the male. The male was placed under citizen’s arrest for indecent exposure and booked into the SF County Jail. A Sergeant responded to approve the arrest. A prohibition order was issued to the male.
A patron flagged down an officer to report an adult male drinking an alcoholic beverage in the parking lot. The officer made contact with the male and discovered that he is a registered sex offender who has not met the conditions of his registration (out of compliance). The male was booked into the Berkeley City Jail for being a sex offender out of compliance.
A female victim with a small child reported that a male adult sat near her and began masturbating on the train. Officers arrived and located the male after he attempted to board another train. The victim positively identified him as the person she had seen masturbating. The victim placed him under citizen's arrest. A records check revealed that he has previous arrests for the same offense, is currently on parole and has a parole warrant for his arrest. His parole officer was contacted and a parole hold was placed on him. The male suspect was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for felony indecent exposure, the parole warrant and the parole hold. Investigators responded to interview the suspect. They are investigating to see if this case is possibly related to the two cases from 5/05/15 (1505-0719, 1505-0735).
A 15 year old female victim reported that while she was on the train, she fell asleep. She was awakened by a male suspect (BM, 40-50, 5'7", medium build, missing teeth, black knit cap, black jacket) was masturbating in front of her. He told her to watch him and made other lewd comments. The male followed her as she exited the train at the Glen Park Station. She left the area and did not immediately report the crime. Once she called (about 1 1/2 hours later) officers interviewed her. Detectives were notified and train/station video has been requested. This case is very similar to the earlier case (1505-0719).
Two 11 year old female victims reported that while they were on the train a male suspect (BM, 50-60, 5'7", thin build, black jacket, black pants) sat near them and began grabbing his crotch. He then grabbed onto one of them but they were able to break free and move to another seat. They exited the train at the South San Francisco Station and reported the crime to the station agent. The agent saw the male in the paid area, but the male fled back to the platform. Trains were held at the station and officers responded to search the trains and the station, but they were not able to locate the male suspect. The victims left the area to go to school before officers arrived, but the school called later, so officers were able to respond to conduct interviews of the victims. Detectives were notified and station/train video is being requested.
The station agent reported that a male suspect was inside the parking structure elevator masturbating. Officers responded and detained the man. The station agent made a citizen's arrest of the man for indecent exposure. Record checks showed that the man had a stay-away order from all BART stations. The man was arrested and booked at the San Mateo County Jail for indecent exposure, possession of narcotics paraphernalia and violation of a court order.
A patron reported a male masturbating on the train. An officer intercepted the train and contacted the victim, who pointed out the suspect and placed him under citizen's arrest for indecent exposure. The suspect, who had a prior arrest for the same offense, was issued a prohibition order and booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for felony indecent exposure. The arresting officer will also request train car video.
Officers responded to a report of a subject who exposed himself to a victim while at the bus stop. The officers detained the subject in question and arrested him for indecent exposure based on a citizens arrest. The subject was arrested and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for indecent exposure and issued a prohibition order.
A station agent reported a man pulled his pants down and exposed his buttocks in her presence. The suspect was placed under arrest by officers after he was positively identified by the agent. The suspect was issued a 30 day BART prohibition order.
A patron reported an exposed male masturbating on the train. Officers intercepted the train at the Walnut Creek Station and contacted the suspect and witness. The witness identified the suspect and placed him under citizen's arrest. The suspect was issued a prohibition order and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for indecent exposure.
An officer detained an adult male for reportedly masturbating aboard a Pittsburg-bound train. A witness then came forward, positively identified the male as the responsible and placed him under citizen’s arrest for indecent exposure. Officers searched the subject incident to the arrest and found that he was in possession of suspected methamphetamine. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and debrief the male. The male was then issued a prohibition order before being booked into the county jail for both (misdemeanor) crimes.
Patrons reported a male masturbating on the train. The train was intercepted by officers at the MacArthur Station and the male was contacted. A victim identified him as the same person she saw masturbating. A records check revealed a prior conviction for the same offense. The male was taken into custody for felony indecent exposure and issued a prohibition order. At the jail, the suspect was determined to be in need of psychiatric evaluation and refused by jail staff. He was transported to John George Pavilion for psychiatric evaluation and a criminal hold (for felony indecent exposure) was placed on him. He will be booked for the charge after he is cleared from the psychiatric evaluation.
Officers responded to the Daly City Station for a report of a male masturbating in the free area, near the ticket machines. Officers arrived and detained the male. An independent witness confirmed the male had been masturbating. The male was placed under arrest for indecent exposure and was transported to the Redwood City Jail.
A victim reported a male suspect groped her buttocks on a Pittsburg bound train as it traveled from Powell Street to the Macarthur Station. Suspect was described as a White male, red hair, beard and wearing a jean jacket. The victim added the male told her that he wanted to have sex with her. An officer responded and searched the train and station for the suspect but with negative results. Station video was requested in an attempt to identify the suspect.
A male patron reported that a male suspect on the Pittsburg bound train was masturbating beneath his clothing. Officers detained the man and the victim placed him under citizen's arrest. Due to a pre-existing medical condition, the suspect was issued a citation and released. He was also issued a prohibition order.
A BART employee reported a male was masturbating in the stairwell of the Montgomery Station. Officers responded and detained the male at the station. The agent placed the male under citizen's arrest for indecent exposure and he was issued a prohibition order. A sergeant responded to the station to approve the arrest. The male was booked into the San Francisco County jail.
A victim called to report that a suspect had sat next to her, tried to kiss her and rubbed her leg and groin area. Officers intercepted the train and detained a male matching the description given. The victim identified him as the same person who had touched her. The victim placed him under citizen's arrest for sexual battery. The male suspect was issued a prohibition order and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for sexual battery.
A female victim reported by phone that she had been the victim of a sexual battery earlier while at the #251 bus stop at the station. The victim reported that a male suspect sat next to her on the bus bench and told her he wanted to kiss her. The suspect then attempted to touch the victim's breasts while fondling himself through his clothing. The victim boarded a bus and reported the incident from her home. The suspect was described as an Indian male in his late 20's, with short hair and glasses, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt. The suspect was not located at the station. The victim was not injured.
A victim reported she was groped by a male suspect at the Concord Station. The victim reported the incident to an officer and pointed the suspect out because the suspect had followed her to the Pittsburg station on the train. The male was detained and an independent witness came forward to identify the suspect. The witness reported the male came up behind the victim and groped her buttocks. The male was placed under arrest for sexual battery and was issued a prohibition order. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest. The on-call detective was advised of the case. The male was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.
Officers responded to a report of a subject exposing himself on board a train at the station. The officers intercepted the train and detained the subject in question and also located the reporting party. Investigation into the matter revealed that the subject was masturbating while on the train. The subject was arrested and booked into the SF County Jail for indecent exposure and additionally issued a prohibition order.
A patron reported that a male was on the concourse level masturbating. The suspect was apprehended by BART Officers. The patron placed the suspect under citizen’s arrest. The suspect also had a prohibition order. A BART Sgt approved the arrest and debriefed the suspect. The suspect was transported to the Contra Costa County Jail.
A rider contacted a Community Service Officer(CSO) and reported a male masturbating in the station. The CSO saw the male masturbating inside his clothing, but he was not exposing himself. An officer contacted the male, who initially lied about his identity, and eventually discovered that he had a valid stay away order to stay away from all BART stations. The male was booked into the San Francisco County Jail for the lewd act, providing false identifying information and violation of the court order.