A female patron reported that she exited the Millbrae Station with three male companions on Jan 1, 2015 at approximately 0300 hours. She then walked to her vehicle and decided not to drive due to her level of intoxication. She slept in her vehicle and when she woke up, it appeared that she had been sexually assaulted. An Investigator and Evidence Tech responded to the scene.
A female reported that she was hearing voices, was feeling suicidal, and wanted to jump in front of a train. Responding officers contacted the woman and determined that she met the requirements for a 5150 W&I detention. The woman was transported by ambulance to Mills Hospital in Burlingame. About two hours later, the hospital notified the department that the woman was reporting that she was raped sometime today at Daly City Station. Officers responded to the hospital and interviewed the woman. During the interview, the woman changed her story and stated that the rape actually took place in the city of Daly City. The investigation was turned over to Daly City PD. Daly City PD notified the department at about 2220 hours that the woman changed her story again and was adamantly insisting that the rape occurred at Daly City Station. A BART Police detective was notified to respond. The victim was transported to San Mateo County Hospital for a sexual assault examination. The investigation is ongoing.
The station agent reported that a male had been in the station for about two hours and had been following the agent around the station. The man was seen putting lotion on his hands and then placing his hands inside his pants and apparently masturbating under his clothing. Officers responded and located the man at Spear and Market Streets. The station agent made a positive identification of the man and placed him under citizen's arrest for committing a lewd act in public. Officers arrested the man and issued him a prohibition order before booking him at the San Francisco County Jail.
Patrons aboard a Pittsburg Bay Point bound train reported an adult male suspect exposing his penis and masturbating. Officers intercepted the train at the Walnut Creek Station and located two victims. The victims identified the male as the responsible and placed him under citizen’s arrest for indecent exposure. The officers placed the suspect under physical arrest, pursuant to the citizen’s arrest, and a sergeant responded to approve the arrest and debrief the suspect. The suspect, however, made suicidal statements and was transported (via ambulance) to the county hospital for a psychiatric evaluation – with a police hold. Upon being medically cleared, the suspect will be booked at the county jail for indecent exposure. The suspect was issued a prohibition order.
A female victim reported that she was aboard a Daly City Train and a male suspect was attacking her and masturbating on the train. Officers intercepted the train, contacted the victim and she pointed to the suspect who was aboard the train car. The male was detained in handcuffs. The victim was interviewed by patrol officers. The suspect matched the description given in another indecent exposure case so a Detective was called in to interview the suspect. A records/warrant check showed the male was clear with no prior criminal history. The male will be booked at Glenn Dyer Jail when the Detective completes his interview and was issued a prohibition order. The arrest was approved by a lieutenant.
A male suspect rode on the escalator behind a female victim. The suspect used a rolled up newspaper to lift the victim's skirt and touch her inner thigh with the paper. The victim pointed the suspect out to officers and he was arrested for committing a lewd act in public. The suspect was issued a prohibition order prior to being booked at the San Francisco County Jail.
A victim reported being a witness to a man who was exposing his penis and masturbating while they were on a Richmond bound train. Officers arrived at the scene and detained a subject matching the description given by the victim. The subject was positively identified by the victim as the person who was exposing himself. The suspect was placed under arrest for indecent exposure and for possession of paraphernalia (as a result of a search of his person incident to his arrest). The suspect was also issued a 30 day BART prohibition order. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and debrief the suspect.
A female victim reported that a male suspect boarded an SFO train at 19th Street Station and sat next to her, despite other seats being available. The suspect was described as a black male in his late 20's, about 6'1" tall, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and baggie blue jeans, with black shoes. The suspect began to masturbate under his clothing while looking at the victim. Both the victim and suspect off-boarded at Embarcadero Station. The victim called the police, while the suspect boarded a Pittsburg train. The Pittsburg train was searched at 12th Street Station, but officers were unable to locate the suspect.
A Department of Corrections Parole Agent requested that our officers check the area around the station for a sex offender parolee whose ankle monitoring device had been deactivated. An officer located the suspect near the station and detained him without incident. The Parole Agent confirmed that the parolee was in violation and authorized his arrest. The suspect was arrested and booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for parole violation.
A female victim reported that she was on a train on platform #3 and that a male suspect was showing her his genitals. The suspect was described as a white male in his 20's, bald, wearing a black Giants baseball jacket, blue jeans and black shoes. The suspect left the station in an unknown direction. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspect at the station or in the area. The suspect description was provided to Millbrae PD.
A victim stated she saw a man with his pants down and exposing his penis while on the stairwell leading into the station. A suspect matching the description was detained, but the victim could not positively identify him. Video hotline notified.
The station agent called to report that a female patron reported being chased by a male who was exposing himself. The female victim left the area, but the male suspect entered the station and went up to the platform. An officer arrived and located the male, but could not locate the victim. The station agent said that she did not witness the crime. A records check revealed that the male had a no bail warrant for possession of narcotics. He was booked into the Redwood City Jail for the warrant. The investigating officer will request station video.
Officers responded to the station for a report of a subject who exposed himself and masturbated in front of a patron while on a Pittsburg bound train. Officers originally responded to search for the suspect and victim at the Walnut Creek Station. It was later reported that the suspect off-boarded at the Layfayette Station. An officer proceeded to the Layfayette Station and located a possible suspect. The victim later came forward and positively identified the suspect. A sergeant responded to the station to debrief the suspect and approve the arrest. Trains were held out of the Layfayette Station for approximately 11 minutes. The suspect was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for indecent exposure and also issued a prohibition order.
An officer responded to the station on a report of a man who had been at the station for a long period of time and was heard talking to himself while in the restroom. Officers detained the person for panhandling after leaving the restroom. A records check revealed the suspect was in violation of his court ordered sex offender registration conditions. The suspect was placed under arrest for sex registration violation. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and debrief the suspect.
A female victim reported that she was on a Dublin bound train when a subject masturbated in front of her. The suspect then reportedly followed the victim onto the Coliseum platform when and grabbed her buttocks. An officer responded to the platform and detained a possible suspect. The female victim positively identified the suspect during an in-field line up. The detective sergeant responded to interview the suspect. At the time of this posting, the suspect is to be issued a prohibition order and booked into the North County Jail for felony indecent exposure (the suspect had a prior conviction) and sexual battery.
A female victim reported that a male suspect groped her buttocks and thighs at Bay Fair Station. The victim was waiting in the bus zone when the suspect (Black male, 17-13 yrs, 506, 150, light complexion, white t shirt, blue jeans) touched her. The suspect fled towards target. San Leandro and BART officers searched the area for the suspect but with negative results. A/C transit to check if video of the incident was captured by qa bus in the bus zone. An officer is investigating and station video was requested.
A female victim reported that she was walking on the BART pathway at the El Cerrito Station when a Hispanic male, early 30's, wearing a red shirt and khaki pants with sunglasses ran up behind her and grabbed her buttocks and vagina area between her legs. The victim protested, and the suspect repeatedly said that he was "just saying hello." Officers responded to the scene but were unable to locate the suspect. The victim stated that she could identify the suspect. There are no surveillance cameras covering the area of the incident.
A female patron reported that on 7/16 at 1700 hours she was entering the station via the UN Plaza entrance when a male suspect pinched her on the buttocks. The victim left the area and did not report the crime until the next day. The suspect was described as a Black male in his 60's, wearing a dark jacket. Station video will be requested.
Officers responded to the station for a report of a man who was exposing his genitals and touching himself. The person matching the given description was detained by the police, and subsequently arrested after being positively identified by a station agent who placed him under citizen’s arrest. The subject was also issued a 30 day BART prohibition order.
An female victim and her 12 year old daughter boarded a Pittsburg bound train at the Powell Street Station. A male suspect (White, 5-10, slender, 30's, with long blond hair in a pony tail) was already aboard the train and changed seats to sit directly across from the victim. The suspect reached into the front of his pants and began masturbating inside his pants, while starring at the victim. The victim and her daughter moved to another car and off-boarded at the Pleasant Hill Station. The suspect followed the victim off the train and was last seen inside the station. An officer responded and attempted to locate the suspect but with negative results. Station video was requested and Detectives were advised.
The BART station agent reported two males engaged in sexual activity near the BART elevator. One of the subjects was exposed and was described as a Black male, heavy set, wearing a multi-colored scarf and shirt with cargo shorts. Officers responded to the scene but were unable to locate the suspects.
A female victim reported she was forced to orally copulate a male suspect, while in a car, in a station parking lot. The suspect is known to the victim and, as of this writing, BART Police officers are investigating the crimes.
A victim was on board a Richmond bound train approaching the station when she observed a male passenger who was sitting her and exposed his penis. The victim witnessed the man fondling his penis through window’s reflection while the man was sitting behind her. The victim off-boarded at the 19th Street station to report the incident. Officers searched for the male at the Lake Merritt station with negative results.
A victim reported a man had rubbed his penis on her buttocks while they were on a train approaching the station. The penis was not exposed. The suspect off-boarded at the MacArthur station, and initial efforts to locate him proved negative. Approximately an hour later, on a Millbrae train, two officers contacted a man fitting the suspect’s description. They disembarked with the subject at Ashby station, where they identified and photographed him. The officers will conduct further follow-up and arrange for a photo lineup to be shown to the victim.
A patron called to report that she had seen a male suspect expose himself and masturbate on a train. She and the suspect off-boarded the train at the 12th Street Station and the suspect went to platform #2. Officers detained a male matching the description given. The victim positively identified the suspect as the same man she had seen exposing himself on the train. A records check revealed that the suspect had an indecent exposure CDC warrant for his arrest. The suspect was interviewed before being booked for the warrant and for felony indecent exposure. The male was also issued a prohibition order. Train and station video will be requested.