A train operator reported stopping her train after seeing a man within the right-of-way, adjacent to the tracks near MW #6, between West Oakland station and the transition structure. Another man was outside of the fence. The man outside the fence appeared to give the other a pair of wire cutters. The train operator believed that a hole had been cut in the fence. The train operator reported seeing a black GMC truck parked outside of the fence. Officers checked the fence, but could not locate any damage to it. A follow-up is being conducted. The BART OCC will be sending a crew to inspect the fence further after revenue service ends. The TSOC was notified.
A female patron on the platform had her Droid 2 cell phone pulled out of her hand by a male suspect, who escaped southbound down the trackway. The victim sustained scratches on her hand and broken fingernails while trying to retain possession of her phone. The suspect (B-M, 5-8, 180 lbs., approx. 22 years old, dark complexion, fade haircut, black hooded jacket, blue jeans) could not be located. Trains operated in road-manual mode in the area, and track inspections were conducted with negative results.
CAP Team officers detained an indecent-exposure suspect. The San Francisco Airport train operator positively identified the suspect as having been indecently exposing himself and masturbating while watching her. The suspect was found to have a Calif. Dept. of Corrections parole-revocation warrant. He was interviewed by a sergeant, then booked into Glenn Dyer Jail for indecent exposure and for the parole revocation.
Trains were held for five minutes while BART and Concord Police officers searched for a suicidal male who was in possession of a handgun and possibly in the station. A search for the man proved negative. TSOC notified. 1109-2762 L12.
A train operator reported seeing three unattended bags on the platform. Trains were held out as officers responded to the station. An area check came up negative on the bags. This resulted in about an 8 minute train delay.
Officers responded to assist SFPD in searching for a shooting suspect. SFPD reported that they had a shooting on the street level in the area of the station and that the suspect may have fled toward the station. A north bound train was held at 16th Street and searched by responding BART officers and trains were held out of the 24th Street Station while SFPD searched for the suspect there. The suspect was not located. The incident caused a 15 minute train delay.
Concord Police requested assistance regarding a fight that occurred near the Concord Yard in which a suspect reportedly threw a gun onto the right-of-way. After obtaining clearance from BART Central, a BART officer assisted Concord Police and their K-9 unit in searching for the weapon with negative results. Train service was delayed for approximately 4 minutes. 1109-0802 L12.
Central report a female entered the trackway from the station platform and started walking on the southbound tracks (R2) toward the El Cerrito Del Norte station. A train operator on the opposite, northbound trackway stop and tried to assist the female. The train operator noted the female appeared confused and refused to board the train. Officers arrived at the station and entered the right of way, eventually making contact with the female. The female was relocated back to a station platform for safety reasons. The officers noted the female appeared disoriented and confused, and unable to care for her own safety; and was subsequently detained for a psychiatric evaluation.
Officers responded to a report of a white male on the trackway at the station who was walking near the third rail power source. Per the reporting party, the subject was “acting crazy.” Trains were held out of the station. The subject got back on the platform and was contacted by officers, who determined the subject should be detained for psychiatric evaluation and he was transported to St. Francis Hospital for such.
Officers responded to a report of a black male who jumped down to the trackway and then got back on the platform. Trains were held momentarily and then advised to use road manual. Via the security cameras, a subject matching the description was walking and talking on a cellphone, while swinging a hat/cap. Officers contacted the subject and determined he was able to care for himself. There was no witness on-scene.
A deputy chief, sergeant, officers and detectives responded to a report of a 73-year-old woman beneath the lead car of a Richmond-bound train at the station. The woman was extricated by the Alameda Co. Fire Department at 1537 hrs. and transported by American Medical Response (AMR) personnel to a local hospital. The subject had no visible injuries, although she said that her knee hurt. A witness said that she saw the subject run towards the trackway and jump onto it. The woman is being held at the hospital for a psychiatric evaluation. The scene was released to the Operations Control Center at 1547 hrs.
Patron’s reported to the train operator of an intoxicated subject cursing and yelling on the train, and mentioning having a shotgun but no weapon was seen. The train was held at the station and the subject contacted by a sergeant. The suspect did not have any weapon and no victim could be located. The suspect was able to care and released. Trains were delayed for 5-7 minutes.
Officers responded to the station on a report by a male victim stating he was being physically attacked on the train. The report came via train intercom to the train operator. The train was held at Fruitvale. Officers had a delayed response as they were on other calls for service at the time. An officer searched the train, but the suspect and any victim were gone on arrival. South bound trains through the station were delayed for 12 minutes.
An officer on patrol on-viewed a physical altercation between two females in the bus zone of the station and proceeded to break it up. A sergeant and other officers responded to assist as multiple persons were involved and trains were held to prevent any parties from leaving the station. All parties were detained. Ultimately, the two females were issued citations for battery upon one another. One female suspect was at the station for a custody exchange and the second female suspect was associated with the male part of the custody exchange. Trains were delayed for several minutes.
Officers responded to the 24th Street and Glen Park Stations for a report of a man walking on the right-of-way with a bamboo stick. Trains operated at road manual for 12 minutes, and were then held for 8 minutes until the subject was escorted off the right-of way by officers at the Glen Park Station. The subject did not sustain any injuries, and was transported to San Francisco General Hospital for psychiatric evaluation. 1108-2861 L12.
A patron/victim reported to the station agent that a male suspect on the platform had brandishing a screwdriver and was arguing with another patron. Officers responded to the station. The suspect was detained without incident and a screwdriver located on his person. Upon further investigation, the officers concluded the victim and suspect were in a verbal dispute when the screwdriver fell out of the suspect’s pocket. No one wanted to pursue a complaint against one another. Trains were held and delayed for 5-10 minutes.
A 19-year-old man reported that a 14-year-old girl borrowed his cell phone in the bus zone, then refused to give it back. Afterwards, two male teenagers who were with the girl demanded that the victim take all his property out of his pockets. The fearful victim complied and the male suspects took the victim’s property. The suspects ran to the platform, then escaped down the trackway and over a fence. Train service was delayed for 16 minutes during the search for the suspects. The victim was not injured. Most of the victim’s property was discarded by the suspects as a sergeant and C-plt. officers arrived. The victim's i-touch was the only item not recovered. The 14-year-old was cited for petty theft and released to her aunt.
Officers responded to a report of a man aboard a train who was shouting and threatening to kill people. The suspect was reportedly in train car #1668. When the officers entered that car, the suspect approached them, put his hands out, and stated, “It’s me, take me to jail.” Two patrons aboard the train confirmed that the officers had detained the man who had made verbal threats. The passengers did not wish to make citizen’s arrests, but wanted the man taken off of the train. The officers determined that the suspect was intoxicated and unable to care for himself. He was booked into the San Mateo Co. Jail. The train was delayed for 9 minutes.
hrs. The Operations Control Center reported that, according to a station agent, a man had been on the trackway, and was trying to return to the trackway. Trains were held out of the station and power was dropped. San Francisco police responded, detained the man, then turned him over to BART police officers. The subject was transported to California Pacific Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation. Trains were delayed for 9 minutes.
Dispatch fielded at telephone call from SFPD, who in turn was on the phone with a person making a report of a possible suicidal subject. The reporting party was calling from out of state and had seen a Facebook posting by a friend which stated she "wanted to commit suicide" and "wanted to die on BART tracks." The RP stated the Facebook entry had been posted about two hours earlier and that the friend lives in San Francisco. The RP stated he call and spoke with his friend, who told him she was in Concord and was distraught. SFPD conducted a “ping” search on the subject's cellphone and it in the area of the Concord BART station. Trains were held out of the Concord BART station and officers responded to that location to conduct a search for subject based on her given description. Four officers searched the platform in pairs and located the subject, and attempted to contact her. At that time, the subject produced a large steak-type knife and threatened to hurt herself. Initially, two officers drew their duty-weapons and two officers drew their TASERs. Officers tried to talk to the subject, but she became upset and threatened to hurt herself. Using coordinated tactics, an officer activated his TASER, striking the subject. The subject fell to the ground and was subsequently detained in handcuffs. Based on her actions and danger to herself, the subject was detained for psychiatric evaluation and transported to the County hospital in Martinez. A sergeant responded to the hospital and spoke with subject. The subject told him she had just arrived at the station and was going to jump in front of the SF bound train (which was being held out of the station).
There was a planned protest that began at Dolores Park (located on 19th and Dolores Streets, San Francisco). The gathering was held to protest a recent Officer involved shooting. There were about 100 protestors who traversed from the Park, to the Castro District, to the Mission District, and Downtown. The BART police Tactical Team was deployed along with the Critical Asset Patrol team and downtown beat units, for crowd control at the BART stations. The protest resulted in periodic station closures at Civic Center, Powell, and 16th and Mission Stations. Numerous arrests were made by San Francisco Police on the street level. L22
Officers responded to a report of a male cursing and frightening women aboard the train. They searched the train and determined that there was no ongoing disturbance. They contacted the female reporting party, who advised that she did not need assistance. The train was delayed for 10 minutes.
An officer observed a man snorting heroin aboard the train. The officer arrested the suspect for drug possession and resisting arrest. A sergeant interviewed the suspect before the suspect was booked into Santa Rita Jail. The train was delayed for 13 minutes.
A train was held for 6 minutes in response to two reports of a man in “full fatigues …acting paranoid, weird, pacing on the train.” An officer determined that the man was a soldier, returning to Camp Parks, who was walking for exercise.