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.
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.
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.