The station agent reported that a man (W-M, 20’s, gray and black hat, blue and black striped tank top, gray pants) had said that he was being chased by someone. The subject then jumped onto the trackway and ran towards MacArthur station. A sergeant and officers responded and searched unsuccessfully for the man. Revenue service was affected for 33 minutes while trains operated in road-manual mode.
While on a train approaching the station, a patron felt a duffel bag being shoved under his seat. The patron turned to see two males run from behind his seat to the rear of the train car. The patron looked into the bag, and saw that it contained a pellet gun. Officers arrived at the station, took possession of the weapon, and searched the area with negative results. Trains were held for 10 minutes. TSOC notified. 1111-3459 L12.
BART PD officers and SF Fire Department personnel responded to a report of a person under a train at the 24th Street BART Station. According to a witness, the person stepped down onto the track way and lay across the track as the SFO bound train entered the station. The train stopped as soon as possible and ran over the person. SFFD attempted to render aid and determined the person was deceased; and the Coroner was subsequently called to the scene. The deceased appears to be an Asian male, but has not been identified at this time. A BART PD Detective responded to assist Patrol personnel in gathering evidence and determining the facts in this incident.
Officers responded to the station for a physical altercation involving three males. No one was injured in the altercation. A Richmond bound train was held for 12 minutes while officers searched and located a suspect positively identified by the victims as the main aggressor in the fight on board the train. As the officers off-boarded the subject, he became uncooperative and resistive to the officers. The subject had to be physically restrained and placed under arrest for resisting arrest. During the altercation, the suspect battered one of the officers. A large crowd gathered around the patrol vehicle, and Berkeley Police assisted in placing the suspect inside the vehicle. The suspect was booked at the Santa Rita jail for battery, resisting arrest, and battery on a peace officer. 1111-1764 L12.
Officers received a report from the train operator of a male playing his radio loudly and refusing to turn it down. The subject, who was also banging on the train operator cab door, spit in the train operator’s face as he off boarded the train at the Pleasant Hill Station. The subject headed downstairs, then back upstairs across the next platform. Officers arrived at the scene and detained the subject, who was positively identified by the train operator and placed under arrest for battery. The suspect was booked at Martinez Jail. Trains were delayed at the station for 26 minutes. 1111-1697 L12.
At approx. 1658 hrs., Oakland PD and other sources reported that someone might have been shot at street level near the 12th St. BART station. Shortly thereafter, OPD confirmed that someone had been shot in or near the OccupyOakland encampment. Two trains were held at 12th St. station, at 1700 hrs., due to reports that suspects may have run into the station. OPD and BART PD personnel were checking the station and area when OPD advised that they had suspects detained at street level and that trains could be released. While those two trains were held, other trains did run-throughs of the station. The two trains that had been held were released at 1722 hrs. At OPD's request, the gates at the 14th & Broadway end of 12th St. station were closed while OPD conducted its investigation.
Trains were held for 15 minutes as officers searched for a person who ran into the station after taking an iPod from a person while on a Muni bus. The search for the suspect proved negative. 1111-0903 L12.
The station agent reported 10 males involved in a fight on the platform and one was reportedly in possession of a knife. One of the involved males jumped down on the trackway as a train was approaching the station. Trains were held out of the station as the male stood on the trackway. SFPD officers arrived and took the suspect off of the trackway and into custody. It was determined that the male on the trackway had struck a female in the face with a glass bottle on a nearby street. Numerous male witnesses chased him into the station in an attempt to detain him, but he jumped onto the trackway. SFPD is conducting the investigation as the assault occurred in their jurisdiction. SFPD determined that the suspect is currently on parole for assault with a deadly weapon. Trains were delayed for approximately 9 minutes before officers arrived and detained the suspect.
Officers were called to the station for a report of an adult male who had become separated from two small children that he was caring for. Prior to the arrival of officers, the male was reunited with the children at the next station (with the help of transportation personnel). It was later reported that when the children became separated from the male, the male became irate and kicked a window of the train, shattering the window. Officers were able to locate the male on the platform and make contact regarding the damage. Officers were not able to locate any witnesses who would place the suspect under citizen's arrest for the damage. Train car video has been requested. A records check revealed that the male is a sex offender who is not in compliance with his registration requirements. The mother of the children responded to take custody of the children. The suspect was booked into Berkeley City Jail for being a sex offender out of compliance.
A Sergeant and several Officers responded to a train holding on the platform on a report of a disturbance. A victim on the train pointed out a group of female juveniles creating a disturbance on the train. She specifically pointed out a female juvenile who tried to take her purse (no force or fear). The group of female juveniles were off-boarded. The first juvenile initially provided a false name to the officers. She was cited out to her mother for Attempt Grand Theft Person and Providing False Identification. Another female juvenile threatened the Officers, provided a false name, and delayed them in the performance of their duties. This juvenile was booked into juvenile hall for making terrorist threats, providing false identification, and delaying an Officer. The remaining juveniles were released to a parent. There was approximately a 10 minute train delay.
An Officer and a Sergeant responded to the station for a report of a battery on a train that was holding on the platform. Upon the Officer’s arrival, a security guard had detained one of the involved subjects. The other involved subject (white male, 19-21 years, 5’8” – 5’10” tall, blue/green polo shirt, and jeans) had already left the area, accompanied by two females and were not located. The detained subject suffered a contusion below his right eye as a result of the fight and was transported by AMR to Highland hospital for treatment. The Officer’s investigation revealed the battery as mutual combat. Video was requested. There was approximately a 20 minute train delay.
An Officer responded to the station on a report of an intoxicated subject harassing patrons on a train; the train was held at the station. The subject was described as a black male, thin, in his 20’s, white T-shirt, and jeans. Upon arrival, several patrons pointed the subject out to the Officer. When the Officer contacted the subject, he became combative and was taken into custody with the assistance of patrons. A Sergeant responded to the scene. The suspect was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the above noted charges. The Officer was injured as a result of the incident. There was approximately a 25 minute train delay. The suspect was debriefed by the Sergeant on BART related crimes.
A woman reported that a male suspect approached her on the platform and made nonsensical comments to her, which she ignored. The suspect then grabbed her right shoulder and squeezed it. The victim, who was not injured, wished to place the suspect under citizen’s arrest. Officers held and searched the Pittsburg/Bay Point train because the victim said that the suspect had boarded it. The suspect was not located. There was a 12-minute train delay. (suspect description: W-M, 30 years old, with sunglasses, wearing a grey T-shirt, and carrying a red backpack)
A white male adult wearing a black shirt and black pants was observed running along the track way at MW4, TBT. Trains were held with power down as Officers searched the area. Track inspections were conducted without incident. There was approximately a 45 minute train delay. TSOC was notified. The subject was not located at the scene. However, a possible associated vehicle was stopped. The investigation is ongoing.
An adult male patron in a motorized wheelchair drove the chair over the edge of the platform and onto the trackway. Patrons rushed to his aid by entering the trackway and lifting the male and his chair back onto the platform. The 62 year old male suffered a broken leg during the fall and was transported to the hospital by ambulance. He told officers at the scene that the joy stick controller on his chair malfunctioned and caused him to fall. Third rail power was cut off and trains were held out of the station for approximately 5 minutes as a result of the incident.
A train struck a chair that had been left on the A1 tracks between milepost markers 16.5 and 16.6. There was damage to the train, which was taken out of service, resulting in a 20-minute delay. An officer responded to the area, but could not locate any suspects. He is conducting a follow-up investigation. (suspects: 3 H-Ms, 15-16 years old, one wearing a black hooded jacket, one wearing a white T-shirt, last seen walking along Tennyson Blvd. toward Harder Rd.) The TSOC was notified.
Officers responded to the station on a report of a fight between a male and a female. Upon further investigation at the scene, it was determined there was not enough probable cause to detain the parties for battery. However, a warrant check on the female revealed an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant out of Concord for narcotics. The male was released at the scene, and the female was placed under arrest for the outstanding warrant. Trains were delayed for 7 minutes. 1110-2255 L12.
San Leandro Police requested trains held while they were in pursuit of a domestic violence suspect who ran into the station. Trains were delayed for 6 minutes as San Leandro Police arrested the subject on platform 2. 1110-2128 L12.
A sergeant and officers responded to a report of a man on the platform having been hit on the head with a chain and lock. The male suspect was detained by San Francisco police, who turned him over to BART police. The suspect was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and for terrorist threats against a witness. The victim was attended by paramedics, but chose to be taken by a relative to a local hospital for further medical evaluation. The suspect was interviewed by the detective sergeant prior to being booked into the San Francisco Jail. Trains were delayed for 11 minutes.
Officers responded to the station to look for a man who had earlier been holding a knife while aboard a train. The officers had a consensual contact with a man aboard a train who partially fit the provided description. The man consented to a search of his person and no knife was located. There was a 12-minute train delay.
An officer responded to the Fremont BART station platform to off-board a male subject who was reportedly swinging a hammer and refusing to off board the train on platform 1 by the train operator. Upon the officer's arrival, the subject refused to off board and the train was held for 18 minutes until Fremont officers arrived to assist in off boarding the subject The subject was determined to be a danger to his own safety, and was transported to Washington Hospital for psychiatric evaluation. 1110-1122 L12.
An anonymous patron reported a subject who appeared to be unstable. The subject was on a Dublin train held at the station. He was described as a black male, tall, 20 years old, wearing a hat, and a grey jacket. An Officer contacted a subject matching the description who was initially uncooperative. Cover Officers and a Sergeant responded to assist. The subject subsequently cooperated and was determined to be able to care and released. There was no complainant. There was about a 20 minute train delay.
The Alameda Co. Sheriff’s Office requested assistance in locating a Castro Valley rape suspect whom they believed to be aboard a train at San Leandro station. BART police personnel responded from Castro Valley station while sheriff’s deputies searched trains at San Leandro station. The suspect was not located at that time. Trains were delayed for 19 minutes. At 1750 hrs., ACSO advised that the suspect was to surrender at Hayward station. ACSO searched a train at Castro Valley station prior to arresting the suspect in the Hayward station bus zone at 1805 hrs. Trains were delayed for 6 minutes in the second incident.
Two separate callers traveling west bound on the freeway parallel to the station reported seeing a black male with a gun, possibly BB gun, on the east end of the platform and behind a utility box. Trains were held out and local jurisdictions notified. A witness provided an updated suspect description from the scene of a black male, late 20’s, wearing a long trench coat on Pittsburg platform. Responding sergeants and officers conducted a systematic search of the station with weapons drawn and located a suspect who was detained without incident. The suspect was in possession of a small toy assault rifle. The suspect’s action and toy did not meet the criteria of a crime and the sergeant determined the suspect was not a danger to himself or others. The suspect was released per 849b PC. Train service was delayed for 25 minutes.
The ISRC/BART police dispatch received two reports of a man with a gun on the platform. BART police sergeants and officers responded, along with Concord police, to the scene. A man and woman were located who reported that a man had brandished a gun aboard the Pittsburg/Bay Point train after a verbal argument with them. The suspect had asked the female if the male was bothering her. The couple advised that they were together and told the suspect to leave them alone. The suspect brandished what appeared to be a black automatic pistol, displayed a star-shaped badge, and began to load a magazine into the weapon. When the train reached the station, the suspect off-boarded. Revenue service was delayed for 16 minutes while police personnel searched the train, platform, and station for the suspect, who was not located. The TSOC was notified. (suspect description: Hispanic or Middle-Eastern male, 40-50 years, thin-to-medium build, 5-8, bald or close-cropped hair, beard stubble, medium complexion, sunglasses atop his head, thin black jacket that was possibly leather, sky-blue collared shirt, white t-shirt, messenger-type pouch or bag)