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.
A female used a call box in the parking lot to report that she had been raped in an apartment complex near the station. She stated she was approached by three black males as she exited the BART station and offered a drink. She accepted and went with the males to the apartment building. She believed the males put something in her drink, as she blacked out and could not remember anything. She returned to the station about 30 minutes later and reported the assault. Responding officers met the victim and stayed with her until Concord PD and medical aid arrived. The case was turned over to Concord PD for further investigation.
A station agent observed a male adult masturbating on platform #2 of the West Oakland Station. Officers responded and the station agent placed the male under arrest for lewd conduct in public. A sergeant responded to approve the report and debrief the male. The male was booked into Glenn Dyer jail and a prohibition order was issued to him.
A patron aboard a San Francisco bound train reported an adult male masturbating while seated on the train as it passed through the Pittsburg line stations. Officers intercepted the train at the MacArthur Station and contacted the witness and the suspect. The witness placed the suspect under citizen's arrest for indecent exposure. The suspect was found to be on parole and his parole officer was contacted. He was then booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for indecent exposure and a parole violation. Train car video will be requested.
A victim made a telephone report that a male sat next to her while on a Daly City bound train and used his fingers to rub against her side and thigh. The suspect off boarded at the West Oakland Station, and the victim did not report the incident until she arrived at her home in San Francisco. No one was injured, and video was requested.
A female victim called to report that a male adult was masturbating on the train. Officers were able to make contact with the male on the platform while he was sitting on the train. The victim identified him as the responsible person. The suspect was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for a felony count of indecent exposure.
A train operator reported a male who had been masturbating on the train and had off boarded at the station. The train operator reported that he appeared to be getting ready to board another train. Dispatchers were able to locate a male matching the description given on video. The male was on the Muni level and engaged in lewd conduct near the elevator. Officers were able to make contact with the suspect and take him into custody for lewd acts in public. The train operator returned to the station and identified the male as the same person she had seen on the train. The male was determined to be a registered sex offender on parole. The male was booked into the San Francisco County Jail for the felony indecent exposure and a parole violation. Station and train video have been requested.
A female patron on board a Daly City train reported that a male suspect was lying in a seat and masturbating while staring at her. The victim moved to another car, leaving her jacket behind in her haste to leave the area. The suspect followed the victim and returned her jacket to her, before sitting down next to her. The victim moved again to avoid he suspect. Officers boarded the train and detained the suspect. The victim pointed out the suspect and made a citizen's arrest of him. The suspect had prior contacts for indecent exposure, but no convictions. The suspect was arrested and booked at Santa Rita Jail for indecent exposure.
A patron on a train reported via cell phone that there was a male suspect with an open vodka bottle who was creating a disturbance. Patrons forced the suspect off the train at Embarcadero Station and alerted officers who were on routine platform patrol of the problem. The officers' investigation determined that the suspect had touched a female victim on the buttocks. The victim retaliated by spitting on the suspect and moving to another train car. The suspect followed her and battered her. The officers also determined the suspect was under the influence of alcohol. The suspect was arrested and booked at San Francisco County Jail for sexual battery, battery on a transit passenger and public intoxication.
Officers responded to the station on a report of a man who was intoxicated and exposing his private parts. Officers detained the subject and found he was need of immediate medical attention due to possibly being under the influence of methamphetamine. Prior to being transported to the hospital, a witness placed the subject under citizen’s arrest for indecent exposure. Due to the suspect’s condition, he was cited for indecent exposure and sent to the hospital.
The station agent called to report an adult male masturbating in the station. Officers were able to make contact with the male in front of the station. The station agent identified him as the responsible person. The suspect was found to be a registered sex offender and was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for a felony count of indecent exposure and for probation violation.
Officers responding to reports of an in-progress fight in the Transit Village soon learned that a female juvenile victim had been held against her will and sexually battered by a male juvenile suspect (suspect #1). The victim told officers that earlier she was in the company of another male juvenile (suspect #2) at a bus stop along E.12th Street, Oakland. While at the bus stop, suspect #2 forced the victim to join a group of juveniles in the Transit Village. Upon joining the group, suspect #1 physically restrained, sexually battered, and bit the victim. During a momentary pause in the attack, the victim managed to text a friend for help. The friend, in turn, notified the victim’s father. Shortly thereafter, the father and two of his sons arrived in the Transit Village and confronted the suspects. BART Officers arrested suspect #1, but were unable to locate suspect #2; this suspect is described as a Black male juvenile, 17-18 years of age, wearing a black Polo shirt, black hoodie, blue jean pants, and a white t-shirt. A BART Police sergeant responded to the scene, debriefed the suspect, and approved the arrest. The victim refused medical treatment at the scene, but advised she would seek her own medical treatment at a later time. Suspect #1 was transported to the Alameda County Juvenile Hall where he was booked for false imprisonment and sexual battery.
A train operator reported an adult male possibly exposing himself on the train. Officers made contact with the suspect and reporting party and determined that the male had not exposed himself, but was engaged in lewd activity on the train. The train operator placed him under citizen's arrest and the suspect was also found to have a $10,000 warrant for theft. The suspect was debriefed regarding BART related crimes before being booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the warrant and for the lewd act in public charge.
A female patron was exiting the station at the 5th/Market Street exit when she noticed that there were 5 male juveniles behind her, using the same exit. One of the juveniles (BM, 16 years, blue "puffy" coat) grabbed her buttocks. She instinctively turned around and slapped the male suspect in the face. One of the other juveniles (BM, 16-17 years, grey sweatshirt, light blue jeans) became enraged, pulled a gun from his waistband and pointed it at the victim as he said that he was going to shoot her. All five suspects then fled out of the 5th/Market exit and were not located. The investigating officers are requesting station video.
Patrons reported to the station agent that a male was exposing himself inside the station. The station agent then also witnessed the male exposing himself and called in to dispatch. Officers contacted the male, who was identified and placed under citizen's arrest for indecent exposure and booked into the Berkeley City Jail.