Officers responded to the Walnut Creek Station for a report of a male threatening to jump from the second story platform. The station was closed and trains were held. BART PD and outside agency negotiators and mental health personnel responded assist. After a four hour delay, the male cooperated and climbed down off the platform. He was placed on an emergency psychiatric hold. The station was reopened and train service was restored.
A train operator reported a person under the train at the station. Officers responded and located a male under the train. The male was conscious and responsive. The train was uncoupled and fire personnel treated the male before removing him from the track way. The male was transported to the hospital for treatment of his injuries. ID techs responded to process the scene before releasing it back to Operations at 0205 hours. Statements were being taken from the injured person and the train operator.
A female was seen walking on the transfer tracks east of the platform. She exited to Hacienda Drive by using an emergency exit. She returned about an hour later, and was seen touching the electric third rail. An officer attempted to detain her, but she again fled to Hacienda Drive. The officer managed to detain the woman on the on-ramp leading to I-580. Officers determined that the woman was in need of psychiatric care and she was transported to John George Pavilion for treatment.
Patrons on board the Richmond bound train reported that 40-50 teenagers were fighting on board the train. Officers responded and restored order. One juvenile was found the be a missing person/runaway, out of Turlock PD. The runaway was medically treated for an injury he received in a fight with an unknown person and was then returned to his group home. The train was delayed about 5 minutes as a result of this incident.
Patrons reported that a male was acting erratically on a train, and that he got off at Powell Street Station. Officers responded and were told that the man had entered the #2 track, walking toward Montgomery Street. Trains were held out and power was dropped. Officers entered the tunnel and located the man on the #1 side. He was detained and moved to the platform. Trains were released after a ten minute delay in service. The man told officers he entered the tunnel because he was ill. The man did not meet the criteria for psychological evaluation. He was transported to SF General Hospital for treatment of an apparent allergic reaction to medication.
Patrons on board the Millbrae bound train reported that a black male in his 50's appeared to be foaming at the mouth and might not be breathing. Officers intercepted the train and located the man, who was unresponsive. Paramedics removed the man from the train and performed CPR on the platform for about 30 minutes before pronouncing the man deceased. The SF Medical Examiner responded, but was unable to identify the man. There were no indications of foul play, and it appears that the man suffered some sort of medical emergency. The incident train was delayed for about 27 minutes.
Officers and firefighters responded to the station regarding reports of a female underneath a train on the #1 trackway. Shortly after their arrival, firefighters were able to extract the female from the trackway; and she was then transported to a local hospital. Two sergeants and community service officers responded to the station. The scene/trackway was processed for evidence, video was requested and a canvass for witnesses was performed. At this point, based upon information gathered by police, the female appears to suffer from mental health issues and will be placed on a psychiatric hold once medically cleared. Train service was delayed by more than one hour as a result of this incident.
An officer located a small bag on the outside ledge of the platform. The placement was suspicious in nature and an explosive detection K-9 indicated that the bag may contain hazardous material, so the bomb squad was called out. The station was closed and trains were not allowed to run through the station. The bomb squad was able to safely remove the bag, x-ray it and determined that it did not contain explosive materials. The station was closed for almost three hours before the item was deemed safe, the station was re-opened and normal train traffic was resumed.
Per San Francisco Police Officers, trains were held out of the station as they searched for a male suspect who was said to have been involved in an armed robbery on a city street. The suspect was reportedly on the #1 trackway and headed toward the Embarcadero Station. A combination of BART and San Francisco Police officers searched both trackways between the Montgomery and Embarcadero stations, but did not locate the suspect; two other involved suspects were detained, and a handgun recovered, by San Francisco Police Officers in their jurisdiction. Trains were delayed for approximately 45 minutes. TSOC notified (“Jeff”).
A train operator reported seeing a white male with a dog crossing from the C1 to the C2 track, at about milepost 22.5. Trains conducted track inspections and the train operator of a Pittsburg bound train located the man walking north on the C1 track. The man boarded the train and officers intercepted the train at North Concord Station. The train operator placed the man under citizen's arrest and he was cited and released. Northbound trains were delayed about 15 minutes as a result of this incident.
A station agent called to report a male entering the trackway on the platform #2 side at the north end of the station. The central supervisor also reported receiving an alarm notification of a person entering the trackway and saw a shirtless male entering the trackway on the #2 side. The station agent also reported that the male was in possession of a hammer. Trains were held out and officers responded to the platform. They spotted the male after he had crossed over to the #1 trackway and were able to convince him to drop the hammer and come back onto the platform. Once on the platform, the male resisted being detained and was "tased" and physically restrained. Medical aid arrived and he was placed on a psychiatric evaluation hold after it was determined that he was a danger to himself. A lieutenant responded to conduct the use of force investigation. Three officers reported receiving minor injuries as a result of the struggle. TSOC was notified (Case #TSA-02-03181-17).
Several reports were received that an unknown race male was walking southbound on the aerial track near milepost 22.1. Officers responded to check the area, and trains performed track inspections, but the man was not located. At about 0755 hours, a man walked into John Muir Hospital in Concord and reported that he was suicidal, and had been on the BART tracks earlier. Officers responded and concluded that the man was in need of psychiatric evaluation. The man was transported by ambulance to County Hospital.
Officers contacted a male on an out of service train, who refused to get off. The man refused to cooperate and refused to exit the train. He had to be physically removed from the train and was arrested for resisting/obstructing/delaying an officer. The man was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.
Employees reported that two males had entered the station without paying, and then urinated on the platform. Both males, who were in possession of open containers of alcohol, then crossed the tracks from platform #1 to platform #2. Third rail power was dropped and trains were held out until the males were clear of the tracks. Officers responded and detained both men. An employee identified the men and made a citizen's arrest. A search incident to arrest revealed that one man had illegal prescription medication and the other was in possession of brass knuckles. The male with the medication was cited for possession of prescription medication without a prescription, possession of an open container and trespassing on railroad property. The other suspect was booked at the San Mateo County jail for possession of illegal weapons, possession of an open container, and trespassing on railroad property.
A patron on board the Pittsburg bound train reported that she saw a male suspect, with what she believed to be the magazine of a handgun protruding from his shirt. The suspect, who boarded the train at Powell Street Station, was described as a black male in his 20's, 6 fee tall, with a dark complexion, wearing a light blue denim jacket, white shirt, and light colored jeans. The suspect was last seen walking toward the front of the train. Officers responded to West Oakland Station and searched the train. A male matching the suspect description was located on the third car from the lead and was detained without incident. The reporting party identified the man as the one she had seen at Powell Street. The man was searched, but no weapon or contraband was located. The train was released after about a 12 minute delay.
A BART Police employee saw a male enter the Trans-Bay Tube at the Embarcadero Station. Officers responded and boarded a train in an attempt to locate the male but were unsuccessful. After an extensive search of the Trans-Bay Tube, the male was located and was taken into custody. Criminal charges are pending and the system suffered 40-50 minute delays.
A female juvenile called from the platform to report that she and her three juvenile companions intended to jump in front of a train. Trains were held out while officers responded. The juveniles all made statements that they intended to harm themselves. All four were listed as runaways, or missing persons. All four juveniles were transported by ambulance to different hospitals for evaluation/treatment.
Patrons reported that a male suspect had gone onto track #2 and walked toward Civic Center Station. Trains were held out as a precaution while officers searched the tracks. Officers located the man in the tunnel and detained him. The man claimed that he had been with another man, so a further search was conducted, but no one else was located. Officers determined that the man required psychological evaluation and he was transported to SF General Hospital. Trains were delayed about 29 minutes as a result of this incident.
A patron reported that as he stepped on the train, he saw a male with severe injuries to his wrists. He held the train doors open and stood by until officers arrived and contacted the victim. Medical aid arrived and the victim admitted that he had cut himself. A razor blade was recovered from the train. The scene was photographed and the train was released and taken out of service at 1304 hours. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment and placed on a psychiatric hold.
Reports were received of several males involved in a fight on the north end of the platform. One of the males was armed with a bottle. Trains were held out of the station while officers responded. One male was seen on CCTV on track #1 and power was dropped. One of the involved males fled before officers arrived. Officers detained a male on the platform. A second male fled by jumping onto the track, climbing over the 3rd rail and scaling a fence to the Oakland Avenue parking lot. That male was detained a short distance away. Officers ultimately determined that two suspects confronted a male victim because the victim was wearing clothing with the Pittsburgh Pirates' logo on it, and the suspects were Yankees fans. The suspects struck the victim with a bottle, knocking him to the ground. The suspect then began kicking the victim in the head. An unknown patron sprayed all the involved parties with pepper spray in an effort to stop the fight. The victim who was detained on the platform was determined to be the victim. The second male, who had been on the tracks, was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and trespassing. Record checks showed that the man was on probation for possession of illegal weapons. He was issued a prohibition order and was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility. The suspect who fled was described as a white male, wearing a black baseball hat and a black hooded sweatshirt. Trains were delayed about 12 minutes as a result of this incident.
Officers responded to the station regarding reports of an explosion on track way 2. Subsequently it was determined a track way insulator had exploded, and no act of sabotage and/crime had occurred. The station was evacuated and eventually closed for the evening as track repair crews responded, while trains single-tracked past the station for the remainder of revenue hours. No injuries were reported by any patrons or employees. L10/L22
A train operator reported seeing a male on the ground adjacent to the track way, just south of the station. Officers arrived, boarded the train, which was a few cars outside of the station, and located the male in the tunnel. The male was inaccessible to the officers as he was off of the walkway in a small alcove. The officers tried to convince him to board the train, but he claimed to have a broken leg. Officers and medical personnel tried for an extended period of time to both negotiate with him and then to try and use physical force to remove him, but because of his positioning, he was able to brace himself under some railing. Once enough personnel was present, a back board and straps were used to get him off of the track way and on to the train, where he had to be physically restrained. He was transported to the hospital for psychiatric evaluation. The suspect complained of scrapes and bruises, but no one else was injured as a result of the incident. The entire incident resulted in train delays of over one hour. Trains were allowed to single track through the station on the opposite track way during the incident. TSOC was notified of the event (Case #TSA-10-29964-16).
Patrons reported that a black male was jumping on and off track #2. Power was dropped on the track as a precaution. The suspect was described as a black male, 25 years old, wearing a black shirt, black pants and carrying a black backpack. The suspect boarded a northbound train that was holding at the station. Officers contacted the man and detained him without incident. Witnesses reported that the man appeared to be trying to jump in front of the arriving northbound train. No witnesses came forward for the trespassing violation. The man, who refused to identify himself, was transported by ambulance to John George Pavilion for psychiatric evaluation and treatment.
Dispatch received a call from Hayward PD regarding reports of shots fired near the Hayward BART Station. At the time of the report, three BART officers were in the bus zone and they did not hear any shots, but they did see two juveniles run into the station. Trains were held out while they contacted the two on the platform. The officers did not locate a weapon on the juveniles, but a .22 caliber revolver was located in a bag on the platform. Since a crime/shooting was never substantiated and the juveniles were not seen in possession of the gun, they were identified and released to their parents. The gun was kept for safe keeping/evidence and station video will be requested. TSOC was notified of the firearm recovery TSA-08-024921-16.