A female patron reported that she was handed a note while on a Dublin bound train. The note told the patron that there were guns pointed at her, and that she should hand her wallet and phone to the person behind her, without turning around. The victim faked a medical problem to attract attention and reported the incident to police, but did not want to speak to an officer. The victim later contacted an officer in Oakland and provided more information. The victim was not sure who handed her the note, and did not see anyone with a weapon. The victim thought the person sitting behind her on the train was a white female, pulling a suitcase. Officers checked Civic Center Station, but did not locate anyone matching the suspect description. The victim declined to press charges if the suspect was located.
A patron reported that a male suspect (Black male in a wheel chair) brandished a firearm and threatened him after a verbal altercation. Officers responded to the scene and located the suspect Keith Albert (25 years old, San Francisco). He was identified by the victim and placed under arrest for brandishing a firearm and making terrorist threats. Albert, who is a convicted felon was in possession of a stolen, loaded firearm as well as a large quantity of narcotics and a large sum of cash. Albert was issued a Prohibition Order and booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for several weapons violations, making terrorist threats and possession of narcotics for sale.
The station agent reported that a male suspect was outside the booth, making verbal threats to harm the agent. Officers responded and detained the man. A search incident to arrest revealed a concealed handgun in the man's backpack. The agent was not injured. The suspect was arrested and booked at Glenn Dyer Jail for public intoxication, criminal threats, false imprisonment and carrying a loaded, concealed firearm. TSOC was notified.
A victim reported being robbed at the Fruitvale Station at about 2230 hrs. on 8/31/17. The victim was in the bus zone when she was struck with a closed fist by a male suspect (Black male, late 20's-early 30's, 5'6", short dreads, blue jeans, Raiders jersey and jacket) and her phone was stolen. The suspect directed criminal threats at the victim and then fled the scene on foot.
Officers responded to the Bay Fair Station to investigate a report of a male that was drunk and belligerent on a Warm Springs train. Officers contacted Nicholas Kimmons (36 years old, Sacramento) and determined he had been drinking and was unable to care for himself. Kimmons attempted to spit at the officers. He also made threatened the officers. Kimmons was taken into custody, issued a Prohibition Order and booked at the Santa Rita Jail. 1708-2264 L24.
Four female victims were on the platform at the Richmond Station when they were approached by a male suspect who made sexual advances towards them. The victims refused his advances and the suspect brandished a knife and made threats to harm them. The suspect was located and identified at the Embarcadero Station. The suspect was arrested for brandishing a weapon and making criminal threats. There were no injuries.
A female station agent reported a male suspect threatening to batter her at the station. The male chased the agent into the employee restroom, where she could secure herself while waiting for officers to arrive. When officers arrived, they contacted the station agent and the belligerent male suspect. He was positively identified and taken into custody. He was also found to have two $10,000 warrants for battery and violation of a court order. The male was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the Santa Rita Jail for making criminal threats and the warrants. The agent was not physically injured.
Officers noticed a male smoking in the station and advised him that he could not smoke in the station. The male stopped smoking, but fare evaded into the system in front of the officers. When they contacted him, he resisted arrest and kicked at officers. A struggle to handcuff him ensued and during the struggle, he tried to punch an officer. A Taser was deployed to gain compliance and he was eventually handcuffed. Once medically cleared, he will be booked into the San Francisco County Jail for resisting arrest and threatening officers. No one was injured during the incident.
A victim reported a male subject had approached him in the bus zone to demand money. The victim told the suspect he didn’t have any money and started to walk away. The suspect followed the victim and told him he had a gun, as well as made motions with his hands that he had a gun. The suspect also threatened the victim that if he called the police he would kill him. Officers responded to the station and were able to locate and detain the suspect. The victim was able to positively identify the subject detained as the person who had attempted to rob and threaten him. The subject detained by the officers was found to have been issued a prior prohibition order by BART. The male subject was taken into custody and booked into Contra Costa County jail for all his violations. The subject was also issued a new prohibition order for today’s attempted robbery.
A male suspect made criminal threats against the station agent when asked to display a BART ticket. The agent, fearing for their personal safety, locked themselves in the station’s information booth until officers arrived and safely detained the suspect. The suspect was subsequently booked into the county jail for criminal threats and for violating the terms of his (weapon brandishing) probation. The suspect will be served with a prohibition order.
Officer responded the station to intercept a train on the report of a physical fight involving two female passengers versus male passenger that was reported via elert. The reporting party had advised one of the females had thrown liquid on the male passenger. Investigation revealed the two female passengers were being disruptive on the train by playing loud music and yelling vulgarities. The male passenger asked the two females to turn down the music, which caused them to get into a verbal argument with him. One of the females shook a can of Red Bull toward the male victim and some of the liquid contents spilled on him. The same female then spit onto the male victim and threatened to kill him. When the officer arrived on scene and attempted to detain the female who had battered and threatened the male, she tried to physically resist him. The officer was eventually able to use force to detain the female. While the officer was trying to detain the first female, the second female used force to try to prevent the officer from detaining the first female. The officer was eventually able to detain both females using force. No injuries were reported by any of the involved parties. The male victim signed a citizen’s arrest for the battery against female who had spit on him. The first female was taken into custody for the criminal threats, battery on a transit passenger and resisting arrest. She was also issued a prohibition order. The second female was taken into custody for obstructing an officer/resisting arrest. Both females were booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for their charges. A use of force investigation was conducted by a sergeant who responded to the scene.
Officers were dispatched to a report of a male and female fighting in the bus zone. Upon arrival, they contacted a male and female suspects and a female victim with numerous facial injuries. The victim claimed that the male and female suspects were arguing on the train and when the victim told them to stop, the female suspect began to punch her and knocked her to the floor of the train car. The male suspect (who is the boyfriend of the female suspect) also began punching the victim. The suspects off boarded the train and went into the bus zone, where the victim confronted them again. They began punching her again, causing the facial injuries. Upon contacting the suspects, the male suspect threatened the officers and had to be physically restrained and taken into custody. The female suspect was arrested without incident. The victim was treated for her injuries at the scene, but declined further medical attention. Both suspects were given prohibition orders before being booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for assault with bodily injury. The male was also charged with threatening officers and a probation violation.
The male victim reported that a male suspect, whom he had earlier agreed to transport home, threatened to stab him while displaying a knife and seated in the victim’s vehicle at the station. The suspect eventually stepped out of the vehicle and punctured its tires before being safely detained by officers. According to the victim, the suspect threatened him after he learned he would not be transported home. A search of the suspect after his arrest revealed he was in possession of suspected Cocaine and Methamphetamine; while also determined to be on active probation for assault with a deadly weapon. The suspect was issued a prohibition order and booked into the county for: Criminal threats, vandalism, possession of the controlled substances and probation violation.
The station agent at Dublin/Pleasanton reported that a male suspect verbally threatened him. the suspect boarded a SF bound train and officers detained the man at Castro Valley Station. The agent made a positive identification and a citizen's arrest. The suspect was cited for disturbing the peace and released at the scene.
Patrons on board a train reported that a male and female were involved in a heated dispute. Officers responded and contacted both parties. The male was uncooperative, pushed an officer and made repeated verbal threats to the officers on the scene. The man was arrested for making threats to officers. He was issued a prohibition order and was booked at the SF County Jail.
A victim reported that a male had threatened to kill him and followed him through the train until they both off boarded the train at the Rockridge Station. Officers contacted both parties and discovered that the suspect had a no bail warrant for resisting arrest. The victim placed him under citizen's arrest for the threats, so the suspect was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for criminal threats and the warrant.
A patron made verbal threats to a train operator after becoming angry that he missed the last train. Officers detained the man and the train operator made a citizen's arrest. The suspect was cited for making criminal threats and was released at the scene.
An officer responded to the station regarding a white male with a long gray beard, wearing a red/white Santa Clause hat and a yellow shirt, placing offensive fliers on vehicles in the station’s reserve parking lot and threatening the reporting party/victim. On his arrival, the officer located the fliers which contained anti-Semitic statements; the suspect and the victim, however, were no longer at the station when the officer arrived. The officer removed the fliers from the remaining vehicles in the lot and then made telephone contact with the victim, who reported contacting the suspect after observing him placing the fliers on vehicles, including the victim’s. On being contacted by the victim, the suspect directed an anti-Semitic remark toward, and threatened to kill, the victim. During their confrontation, the victim managed to photograph both the suspect and his vehicle - a gray Mazda truck – in which he eventually fled on Happy Valley Road. The officer requested station video, but was not readily able to obtain registration information for the suspect vehicle. 1609-1462 L10/L22
A witness reported that a male patron was making threats to the station agent, after becoming enraged that there were no more northbound trains for the night. The suspect was described as a white male 20-30 years old, wearing a camouflage fishing hat. A witness reported that the suspect was holding a knife, out of the agent's view, when making the threats. Officers located the man at a gas station across the street and the agent made a positive identification. The man was arrested for making criminal threats, but officers determined that he was in need of psychiatric care. He was transported by ambulance to San Leandro Hospital for evaluation, with a criminal hold.
The female victim and the male suspect were seen arguing as they walked into the station and proceeded to the platform. The suspect, who is the brother-in-law and former cohabitant of the victim, punched her in the eye and about her head. The victim left the platform and went to the station agent's booth to seek help. As the agent and victim were talking, the suspect appeared and threated both the agent and victim with violence if police were called. At one point, the suspect threw a pair of sunglasses striking the station agent in her right eye. When officers arrived, they detained the suspect. The suspect was eventually booked into the Santa Rita Jail on the above listed charges and was also issued a prohibition order. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of facial injuries. The station agent, who's only complaint was of pain to her right eye, was transported by a BART Supervisor to an area hospital for precautionary measures. The suspect was also served with an Emergency Protective Order.
A victim reported their Grey iPhone 6S plus was taken from their bag while aboard a Richmond bound train at the 19th Street Station. The suspect bumped into the victim and the victim noticed their phone was gone.
A station agent reported that a male suspect, after fare evading, threatened to shoot the agent. An officer responded and detained the suspect. The station agent, who feared for this safety as result of the threat, expressed a willingness to pursue a criminal complaint so the suspect was placed under arrest for criminal threats. As the officer prepared to transport him to jail, however, the suspect physically resisted and refused to be placed in a patrol car. The officer, joined by an assisting officer, used physical force/control holds to restrain the suspect, who also made verbal threats to harm himself. Paramedics responded and eventually transported the suspect to a local hospital, along with a police hold, for a psychiatric evaluation; he was also issued a prohibition order. There were no injuries sustained by the involved parties. A sergeant responded to investigate the use of force.