A train operator reported having to stop short to avoid a male who was on the track way at the station. The male boarded a north bound train and was contacted by officers at the South Hayward station. The train operator identified him as the same person who was on the tracks and placed him under citizen's arrest. Officers were unable to confirm the male's identity, so he was booked into the Santa Rita Jail for the violation and to be identified.
BART Central reported a male on the trackway just south of the station. Officers responded and located the male on the tracks. Eventually a train operator was able to coax the male onto the train and returned him to the station, where officers took him into custody. The male was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for interfering with a rail operation. The case resulted in a 20 minute train hold. TSOC was notified of the case (TSA-04-11081-16). A second male was also seen on the tracks, just north of the station, but he walked back onto the platform and exited the station prior to officers locating him.
Patrons reported a male striking a female on a train holding at the station. Officers responded and contacted the male suspect, the female victim (girlfriend of the suspect) and witnesses. The victim did not want to cooperate with the investigation and had no visible injuries, but witnesses identified the male suspect and gave statements to the officers that the male had battered the female. The victim refused medical aid and/or an emergency protective order. She was offered domestic violence reference material. The suspect was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the Redwood City Jail for domestic violence. The incident resulted in a 25 minute train delay.
Reports were received of a male suspect acting erratically and throwing a bike onto the tracks. The suspect went to the SF/Fremont platform and officers attempted to detain him. The suspect fled through the SF train and violently resisted officers. The suspect was finally taken into custody and placed in a WRAP device. There were no complainants for any criminal violations. The suspect was transported to John George Pavilion for psychiatric evaluation and treatment. The Millbrae train was delayed for about 8 minutes. There were no injuries as a result of this incident.
Patrons on board the Millbrae bound train reported that a male suspect was acting erratically and brandishing a knife, while making verbal threats. The suspect fled on foot, dropping the knife, when officers arrived. Officers captured the suspect on the street above the station. None of the witnesses wished to pursue a criminal complaint against the suspect. Officers determined the suspect was in need of emergency psychiatric detention. The suspect was transported to SF General Hospital for evaluation and treatment. The train was delayed about 5 minutes as a result of this incident. There were no injuries. TSOC notified.
A train operator reported seeing a male suspect on the trackway just outside the station. Trains were held out of the station. A station agent then saw the male on the trackway and watched him walk back onto the platform. Officers were able to contact the male on the platform. Trains were then released to normal operations. The male was placed under citizen's arrest for interfering with a rail operation and booked into the San Francisco County Jail for the charge. TSOC was notified of the incident.
Patrons reported that two males were involved in a fight on the Fremont bound train, which was held at Hayward Station. Officers detained one suspect, but the second managed to flee before officers arrived. Witnesses reported that the two men were involved in a mutual fight. The detained suspect had some minor scratches on his face as a result of the fight. He was ultimately transported to St. Rose Hospital for treatment. He was released without charge, as there were no complainants willing to make a citizen's arrest. The train was delayed about five minutes as a result of this incident.
An officer was dispatched to check on a report of a female battering a male. The officer located the two parties and witnessed the female kicking the male. He was able to take the female into custody for the battery. The female was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for domestic violence. The male victim, who had no visible injuries, refused an emergency protective order and/or medical attention.
Initial report of a person being struck by a train. A person was located on the tracks several hundred feet from the station at about 44th Street. The person stated that his boyfriend was underneath the train. A search by Fire and Police personnel resulted in the initial report having no merit. In order to control the person a use of force occurred. A Sgt conducted the use of force investigation. The person was placed on a psychiatric hold.
Patrons reported six male teens acting boisterously on the platform. The teens threw at least two large traffic cones onto track #1, preventing trains from entering. The group then boarded the train on platform #2. Trains were held in the station while SFPD and BART officers responded. SFPD detained six juveniles who may have been involved. BART officers took over the investigation and found that there were no witnesses or complainants at the station. All six juveniles were identified and their guardians were contacted. They were released at the scene. There was a train delay of about 20 minutes as a result of this incident.
The station agent reported that a female with no shirt on was in the station acting erratically. The woman pulled the fire alarm and then apparently returned to street level while officers responded to the call. Before the officers arrived, the agent reported that SFPD officers had chased the woman back into the station and that the woman had jumped from the concourse to the platform level of the station, suffering significant injuries. The woman was transported by ambulance to SF General Hospital, where she was later pronounced deceased. Officer learned that the woman had been creating a disturbance on city streets and had vandalized a nearby business, which led to SFPD officers searching the area for her. Trains were run through the station while the woman was treated and the officers conducted their investigation. The station was not reopened for revenue service. The deceased had no identification and the coroner is still attempting to identify her. Due to the officer involved fatality, SFPD is conducting their own investigation of the incident. There is no indication of foul play. TSOC notified.
Officers responded to the Bayfair Station for a report of a fight involving 10 people, aboard a Dublin bound train. Officers arrived and detained the involved parties. A train window was cracked during the incident.
Officers responded to the station regarding a male suspect walking on the (#2) track way toward the Civic Center Station. One of the officers boarded a train, traveling at road-manual speed, and located the suspect lying on the third rail - midway between the Powell and Civic Center stations. Track way power was turned off at this point as the two remaining officers walked to the suspect’s location, safely detained him and returned him to the Powell station. The suspect was determined to be a danger to himself due to a mental health illness, and transported to San Francisco General Hospital’s Psychiatric wing where he was placed on a 72-hour psychiatric hold. As a result of this incident, train service was delayed for approximately 30 minutes. TSOC notified (TSOC incident log #19713).
A BART employee contacted an adult male who was on an out of service train, just outside of the station. The male pulled the emergency door handle and jumped out of the train. He then walked down the right of way, back to the station platform. An officer contacted him as he was exiting the station. The employee returned to identify the male and place him under citizen's arrest. The male provided identifying information that could not be confirmed, so he was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility on the listed charges. The incident resulted in an 18 minute train delay.
A person reported to the station agent that a male, who may have just boarded a Millbrae bound train, was in possession of an assault rifle. Trains were held out of the station and the incident train was held at the station until El Cerrito PD and BART officers arrived to search the station/trains. Officers detained a male suspect who matched the description given, but he was not in possession of any weapons. Both the reporting party and the detained individual were identified and ultimately released. The incident train was delayed 24 minutes as a result of the incident and numerous secondary trains were delayed.
A train operator reported a male suspect walking along the “cat walk” of the number 1 track way, between the 12th Street and West Oakland stations. Officers responded to various locations (e.g., MW 5, West Bay bound train, etc.) in order to locate the suspect before the train operator of a San Francisco bound train managed to coax him onto the train. The train then proceeded to the West Oakland station where an officer detained the suspect and determined he was too intoxicated to care for himself; the suspect was also placed under citizen’s arrest by a train operator for trespassing on the track way. Subsequently, the suspect was booked into the county jail for the violations. An officer and train operators performed track inspections, but found nothing unusual. As a result of this incident, train service was delayed by 10-15 minutes. TSOC notified (TSA #12-33204-15).
A female entered track #2 and sat down between the rails, telling patrons that she wanted to die. Power was dropped and officers responded and eventually got the woman back to the platform. The woman was transported by ambulance to County Hospital for emergency psychiatric evaluation. Service was interrupted for about 17 minutes on track #2, as a result of this incident.
The station agent received a report that a male was kicking a female on the platform, and that he had chased her onto the Richmond bound train. The train was held and officers responded to investigate. The male suspect was detained and the female victim was located on the train. The train was released after an 11 minute delay. Independent witnesses advised the officers that the altercation between the two parties was a verbal argument and that the battery report was unfounded. The male was released at the scene after being identified.
San Mateo PD called the ISRC and requested for trains to be searched for a murder suspect they were looking for. San Mateo PD further advised that one of their officers was pinging the suspects cell phone and that it indicated that the ping was coming from the Colma Station. An earlier ping showed that the suspect may have been at the SFO Station. A simultaneous search was conducted of multiple trains holding at the Daly City and Colma Stations by BART and allied agencies. The officers were unable to locate the suspect in question. Trains were held so that the officers could await cover and search them.
A train operator advised that there was a subject who entered the bore at the south end of the 12th Station. Officers coordinated a search for the suspect via train and eventually saw that the train operator of a Daly City bound train was able to get him to board his train while still on the track way. The Daly City bound train was requested to hold at the Oakland West Station with doors closed. Upon the officers’ arrival, the train operator reported that the suspect walked to the last train car. The officers located the subject in question in the last train car. The officers who saw the suspect in the track way were unable to identify the suspect in question but the train operator was. The train operator placed the suspect under citizen’s arrest for interfering with railroad operations. A wants check revealed that the suspect had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant for his arrest for trespassing issued from the San Mateo County Sheriff’s office. The suspect was deemed a danger to himself and so was transported to for psychiatric evaluation. The suspect additionally had numerous previous contacts with this agency for 5150W&I and trespassing on railroad property. The suspect is to be booked for his warrant and for trespassing on railroad property once he is cleared. Trains were delayed for about 23 minutes as a result of this incident. TSOC was notified.
Officers were dispatched to a report of a male creating a disturbance on the train and scaring patrons by yelling that he needed money and was only going to ask once. The train was held at the station until officers could arrive and contact him. A records check revealed a no bail warrant for assault with a deadly weapon and burglary. No one wished to make a complaint regarding the original disturbance, so he was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for the warrant. The case resulted in a 15 minute train delay.
Officers responded to the station regarding a suicidal adult male who eventually jumped onto the number 3 track way and walked into the tunnel toward the Wye; track way power was shut down at this point. Officers eventually detained the subject without incident and escorted him to an awaiting ambulance. The suspect was then transported to the county’s psychiatric pavilion as he was deemed a danger to himself. As a result of this incident track way power was shut down for approximately 15 minutes.
Patrons on the platform reported that a group of people entered the #1 track and walked into the tunnel toward San Bruno Station. The next northbound train conducted a track inspection of the #2 track, but found no one. Officers boarded the next southbound train and conducted a track inspection of the #1 track, but found no one. Once both tracks were cleared, trains were released for normal service.
A male reportedly entered the trackway at the Embarcadero Station before boarding a train to West Oakland, where he entered the trackway again and then got back on the platform. He was contacted by responding officers, who determined that he was too intoxicated to care for himself. He told officers that he had entered the trackway at both stations to urinate. No one was available to place him under citizen's arrest for entering the trackway, but he was booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for public intoxication.
A male victim was seated on the train car when an adult male suspect began punching him (unprovoked). The suspect pulled the victim to the floor of the train car and began kicking him in the head. The suspect was contacted by an officer at the station and refused to comply with the officer's orders. When the suspect began to head in the direction of the injured victim, the officer tased him and was able to take him into custody. Medical aid was requested for the victim and suspect. The victim was transported for treatment for his serious, but non-life threatening head injuries. The suspect, who was also under the influence of alcohol and making suicidal statements, was to be medically cleared at the hospital before being placed on a psychiatric hold with a criminal hold for the above charges. He was also issued a prohibition order. Detectives were notified of the case. The train, which had to be taken out of service for blood exposure, was delayed for approximately 17 minutes as a result of the incident.