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 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.
Two victims reported that a male pulled out his penis and began masturbating while on a Millbrae bound train at the Powell Street Station. Officers arrived on-scene and contacted a male that match the description. The victims positively identified the male and placed him under citizen’s arrest. The Sergeant responded to approve the arrest. The male was booked at the San Francisco County Jail and issued a prohibition order.
A female victim reported a man was masturbating with his hands in his pants while on the 3rd floor of the parking structure. A man was detained and positively identified by the victim. The suspect was placed under arrest for lewd conduct, probation revocation, and was issued a 30 day BART prohibition order. A search of the suspect’s person incident to arrest resulted in the discovery of narcotics, for which he was also booked. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest.
A sergeant and an officer contacted a male subject at the station who was reportedly distressed and crying. While it was determined the subject was able to care for himself, a warrants check revealed he was out of compliance with his sex registrant status. The subject was placed under arrest for the violation, debriefed by the sergeant and booked into the county jail.
A female victim reported that while assisting a Black male, he pushed his pelvis against her buttocks. Officers responded, searched for the suspect, but were unable to locate him. The station agent, who was not injured, further described the suspect as follows: Late 20’s; 6’0” tall; wearing a black hat with brown ear flaps, oversized black jacket and baggy jeans. The investigating officer requested station video and completed a report.
Officers responded to the agent's booth at the Powell Street Station for a report of a male touching himself and asked the agent to kiss him. Officers arrived on scene and determined the male was rubbing his penis thru his clothing. The agent placed the male under arrest for lewd acts. The male was booked at the San Francisco County Jail and was issued a prohibition order. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest. Train Central was informed of the incident involving a BART employee.
A victim reported a male pulled out his penis and began masturbating at the Balboa Park Station. Officer arrived on-scene and contacted a male that match the description. The victim positively identified the male and placed him under citizen's arrest. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest. The male was booked at the San Francisco County Jail.
While performing a welfare check on a male subject, officers learned he was not in compliance with his required sexual offender status registration. As the officers prepared to place the subject under arrest for the offense, he physically resisted their efforts and a struggle ensued. The officers finally managed to subdue the subject by using physical force, and he was placed under arrest for the status offense and resisting arrest. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest, debrief the subject and perform the use of force investigation. During the struggle both officers and the subject sustained minor abrasions for which they received medical attention by paramedics. While being processed for booking the subject complained of pain so he was transported to the hospital. Upon being medically cleared, the subject was booked into the county jail for the listed crimes.
A female subject called the ISRC reporting that her cousin texted her, stating that she needed help. The female subject spoke to the reporting officer who was then able to locate and speak to the victim who was now at her residence. The female victim reported that at around 0900 hours, she was at the South Hayward Station when she was approached by 2 subjects in a vehicle who asked her if she knew where to buy marijuana. The victim stated that one of the suspects then proceeded to force her into their vehicle and then drove to a parking lot in Hayward. The victim stated they parked in a parking lot but was unsure exactly where it was located. The victim alleged that one of the suspects tried to sexually batter her. The victim stated she was able to escape from the vehicle and eventually make it home. The victim only described both subjects as Hispanic males, one of whom was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt. Station video was requested through the Communications Department and the surrounding areas were also checked for video surveillance. The on-call detective was also advised of the incident.
An employee called to report a male masturbating on a train at the station. An officer contacted the male and determined that he had a valid stay away order to stay away from all BART stations. The male was placed under citizen's arrest by the reporting party and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for indecent exposure and violation of the court order.
An officer detained a male subject for reportedly masturbating aboard a Pittsburg-bound train. A victim came forward, positively identified the subject as the responsible and placed him under citizen’s arrest for indecent exposure. In addition, a wants/warrants check of the subject revealed two outstanding misdemeanor domestic violence-related warrants, held by the Chico Police Department, for his arrest; which totaled $120K in bail amount(s). A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and debrief the subject. The subject was then issued a prohibition order and booked into the county jail.
A security guard from Westfield Mall reported a man masturbating with his penis exposed near the mall entrance. An officer responded and placed the suspect under arrest after he was positively identified by the guard. The suspect was booked for indecent exposure and was issued a 30 day BART prohibition order. A sergeant was on scene to approve the arrest.
A station agent called to report a male sleeping and possibly exposing himself at the station. An officer contacted the male and conducted a welfare check on him. A records check revealed that he is a sex offender who has not registered as required. Officers were not able to substantiate an exposure, but arrested him for being out of compliance. He was booked into the San Francisco County Jail for the sex offender registration violation.
Officers responded to report of a man on the train wearing a trench coat with his penis exposed. Upon arrival, a man was detained and positively identified as the person who was on the train and platform with his penis exposed. A record check revealed the subject was on probation and had prior convictions for indecent exposure. The suspect was placed under arrest for felony indecent exposure, probation violation, and was issued a 30 day BART prohibition order. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest.
A female victim was riding the up escalator to platform #2 when a male suspect walked down the escalator and grabbed the female's groin. The male jumped the fare gates and fled from the station in an unknown direction. Suspect is described as a Middle Eastern male, 20-30 years old, blue shirt, cream colored Khakis and a black backpack. Victim can identify the suspect and wanted to press charges against the suspect. Station video was requested by the investing officer.
An adult female victim reported that while aboard a Dublin bound train near the San Leandro station, she saw an adult Middle-Eastern male masturbating while aboard the same train. The victim reported the crime to police upon her arrival at the East Dublin station. The suspect was not located at the time of the report, but he was further described as follows: 40 years of age; 5’5’ tall; thin build; wearing a white button down shirt and black pants. The investigating officer requested train video.
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.
Officers performed a welfare check upon an adult male subject who was reportedly sleeping on the edge of the platform. During a wants/warrants check of the subject, the officers learned he was out of compliance with his mandatory sex registrant status so he was placed under arrest for the violation. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and debrief the subject. He was then booked into the county jail for the violation.