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.
Victim reported seeing a male masturbating on a Pittsburg bound train. Officers detained the suspect who was placed under citizen’s arrest. It was discovered that he had been arrested for the same crime two days prior on BART. The suspect was booked at the San Mateo County Jail.
Critical Asset Patrol Officers were in the station when the saw an adult male expose himself and begin to masturbate as he was staring at a female in the station. The officers placed the male under arrest. The male was found to be on probation for the same offense, so he was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for a felony charge of Indecent Exposure.
An officer, while walking through a train, saw a suspect with his pants down masturbating. The suspect was arrested. A search incident to the arrest located a baggie with suspected methamphetamine and a glass pipe. The suspect refused to give a statement and was booked at the Santa Rita Jail.
A female victim reported a man was fondling her inner thighs while she was asleep on a San Francisco bound train. The suspect off boarded the train at the Embarcadero Station, and the victim reported the crime when she arrived at the Montgomery Street Station. Officers were unable to locate the suspect. There were no injuries. Video requested.
A patrol officer and the on-call detective responded to a local hospital. Berkeley P.D. had advised that a woman being treated there said that she had been forced to orally copulate a man at the Ashby BART Station. Prior to the detective's arrival, the patrol officer unsuccessfully attempted to interview the victim. The detective interviewed the woman. The victim said that the crime occurred in a moving automobile on the streets of Berkeley, or possibly Oakland, and not at the Ashby BART Station. This case is being handled as an outside assist. The detective will follow-up with Berkeley P.D. investigators.
The victim was aboard a Fremont bound train approaching the South Hayward Station. She reported a suspect, who also appeared intoxicated, fondling himself on the train. The suspect was described as a Black male, unknown age, wearing a blue windbreaker and grey pants. According to the victim, the suspect told her that she was, "pretty" and asked her to sit next to him. When the victim refused, the suspect placed his hand in the front of his pants, closed his eyes and started rubbing his penis. The suspect never exposed his penis, but continued to rub his genitals until he passed out. A sergeant responded and detained the suspect on the train after the victim pointed him out to the sergeant. The suspect was taken into custody pursuant to a citizen's arrest by the victim for a lewd act in public. The suspect was questioned by the sergeant and denied any wrong doing. The suspect was booked into the Santa Rita Jail on the above listed charges.
A female patron reported a male exposing himself and masturbating on the train. Officers intercepted the train and made contact with the suspect and victim. The victim placed the suspect under citizen's arrest for indecent exposure. The suspect was interviewed before being booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail.
A female juvenile reported that she had been raped by an adult male in August. The female said she met the male on FACEBOOK and they arranged to meet at the station. The victim added that the male propositioned her for sex, but she said no. She added that the male forced her to have intercourse. An officer responded to her location and took her statement. Detectives were notified of the case and have take over the investigation. 1211-3422 L22 Update: During the interview, it was learned that a second assault occurred in Hayward's jurisdiction. Hayward Police Department was made aware and will investigate.
A suspect was reported to be rubbing his crotch over his underwear while trying to engage a female victim in conversation on a train at the Lake Merritt Station. His pants were pulled down to his mid thigh. The suspect had originally grabbed the victims arm to get her attention and was masturbating his fully exposed penis. The victim placed the suspect under Citizens Arrest. The suspect was booked at the Alameda County Jail.
Two male witnesses called to report that a male juvenile had grabbed the breast of a sleeping female on the train. The witnesses told the victim what had happened as they confronted the suspect. The suspect provided his name to the witnesses, but he fled before officers arrived. The suspect matches the description of a juvenile suspect who committed a similar crime recently. The investigation is on-going at this time.
A warrant check on a subject contacted for smoking in the station by an officer revealed a sex offender who was out of compliance. The subject was cited for smoking and arrested for being out of compliance with his annual registration.
A patron reported to the station agent that a male suspect was masturbating near the bike racks. The patron left the scene, but the agent was able to see the suspect exposing himself. An officer arrived and contacted the suspect. The agent identified him and placed him under citizen's arrest. The suspect also had four warrants for his arrest, the largest being $10,000 for Public Nuisance violations. The suspect was interviewed and then booked into the Santa Rita Jail for Indecent Exposure and the warrants.
An Asian male, 60-70 yrs, wearing a blue shirt and black pants, boarded a SFO train at the Daily City Station. While aboard the train, the suspect exposed his penis and began masturbating in front of the victim. When the train arrived at the San Bruno Station, the victim ran from the train to report the incident. The suspect apparently off-boarded the train also. Officers responded and conducted an area check for the suspect with negative results. The victim stated she can identify the suspect. Video was requested by the investigating officer.
A victim reported that a Hispanic male adult committed a sexual battery by grouping her. The victim described the suspect as a Hispanic male, 48 years old, 509, 200lbs, brown eyes, gray short cropped hair. The incident occurred on 9/17/12 at 2355 hours. A female officer interviewed the victim and Detectives were called regarding the case. Station video was requested and Detectives will follow-up on this case.
The station agent called to report a male in the free area yelling and creating a disturbance. The station agent then reported that it appeared to her that the suspect had punched a male patron in the arm and pinched a young girl on the buttocks. The station agent reported that the male victim had left the area and the female victim was on the platform. The agent tried to get the female victim (approx 14 years old) to stay and wait for officers, but she refused and boarded a train. Officers arrived and contacted the suspect, who was determined to be a sex offender who is out of compliance with his registration requirements. An officer was able to intercept the train with the female victim and make contact with her. She told the officer that the suspect may have grabbed at her, but she was not touched in any way and she did not want to make a report. The officer identified her and will make contact with her parent to make them aware of the circumstances. Officers dealing with the suspect determined that he was a danger to others and unable to care for himself, so he was transported for a psychiatric evaluation. A police hold was placed on him and he will be booked for being a sex offender out of compliance once he has been evaluated/treated. The SAFE Task Force was notified of the case.
The victim was on a Richmond bound train between the Union City and South Hayward Stations, when the suspect, a BM, long dreads, wearing a blk t-sht and jeans, approached her. The suspect asked the victim if she was blind. The victim told the suspect that she was able to see. The suspect then asked the victim if she had any lotion and she told him no. As the train was approaching the South Hayward Station, the suspect got up, stood close to the victim and began masturbating his exposed, erect penis. The suspect was so close to the victim that she could feel his long dreads touching the top of her head. The victim yelled at the suspect and he off-boarded the train at the South Hayward Station. The victim notified the train operator who in turn notified police. The victim continued on the train to the 19th Street Station where officers made contact with her. The suspect was detained by officers at the South Hayward Station. The victim was transported by an officer to the South Hayward Station where she positively identified the suspect. The suspect, who is on probation for attempted robbery, was placed under arrest for indecent exposure and a probation violation. The Detective Sergeant attempted to interview the suspect, but he invoked his Miranda rights and refused to give a statement. Patrol officers also attempted to conduct a probation search of the suspect's home. The suspect was booked into the Santa Rita Jail on the above listed charges. Video is being requested.
A female patron reported that an adult male sat by her on a bench on the platform at the Powell Street Station. The male boarded the Fremont train with her and sat next to her. After the train left Montgomery, the male exposed himself and began to masturbate. When she got to West Oakland Station, she off boarded and waited to see if the suspect was following her. When she saw that he wasn't, she re-boarded the train and rode to the Lake Merritt Station, where she reported the crime to the station agent. She was unsure where the suspect off-boarded the train. She described the suspect as a BM in black clothing, 25 years old, wearing a black hat and carrying a black backpack. Train and station video will be requested.
A female victim reported that a male suspect ran his hand down her back and then squeezed her buttocks while in the bus zone. The victim positively identified the suspect and places him under citizen’s arrest for the battery. The suspect was booked at the Redwood City Jail.
An officer responded to the west parking lot on a report of a man banging his fists on vehicles. The officer contacted the subject and determined he was unable to care for his own safety due to intoxication. A search of suspect's person incident to arrest for public intoxication revealed a cell phone which contained pornographic photos of many small children. The Department's SAFE Task Force officer was notified and interviewed the suspect. After the interview, it was determined that a warrant would be sought to search the suspect's residence for pornographic material. The suspect was also placed under arrest for possession of pornographic material, and the investigation is on-going at this time.