Officers responded to the Del Norte Station and detained a male (Eric Durel, 28 years, San Francisco) for vandalism. Durel was placed under arrest for vandalism, possession of narcotics and a probation violation and booked into jail.
Officers were dispatched to a report of a male using a belt to break vehicle windows in the parking lot. Officers located the male and numerous vehicles with broken windows. The male was determined to be in need of psychiatric evaluation. He will be booked for felony vandalism once he is cleared for booking.
A male (Michael SAWYER, 53, Castro Valley) tampered with the sprinkler head in the station restroom, causing the sprinkler to activate. Responding officers contacted Sawyer, who behaved erratically and resisted being detained. Sawyer was taken into custody after a struggle. One officer was injured. Sawyer was transported to Washington Hospital for psychological evaluation, with a criminal hold for tampering with fire equipment, vandalism, resisting arrest, failure to register as a sex offender, parole violation, and possession narcotics paraphernalia.
Officers detained a male (Fidel Padilla, 37 years old) for vandalizing a train car. A records check revealed he was on active probation. Padilla was arrested for vandalism and probation violation. Padilla was transported and booked into Glenn Dyer Jail for the violations.
An employee reported seeing two suspects vandalizing train cars with graffiti at the Richmond Yard. The suspects (Black males, tall, dark hoodies) fled the scene on foot. It was determined that two train cars were tagged with graffiti.
Victim reported that their 2017 Toyota Tacoma was vandalized while it was parked on the second level of the parking structure at the Concord Station. The vandalism occurred between 1630 hours on 8/22/17 and 1700 hours on 8/27/17. The vehicle's left and right rear windows were broken.
A female subject (Miesha Williams 6/9/92, Vallejo) was detained for fare evasion. A records check revealed a $75,000 warrant for arson out of Solano county. Williams was relocated to the police office to confirm the warrant. While waiting in the holding cell, Williams kicked and damaged the door resulting in a vandalism charge. Williams was arrested for the warrant, vandalism and cited for fare evasion. She was booked at San Francisco Jail.
An adult male was discovered to be lodging in a pump room at the station. The male suspect had vandalized a lock and damaged some wiring in the room. He was booked into the San Francisco Jail for the listed charges and a probation violation.
A BART passenger reported a man on a train who was vandalizing seat cushions by cutting them with a knife and who was also brandishing the knife in a threatening manner. The suspect fled from the train at 19th Street station and was not located by officers who searched the area. There were no injuries and minor damage to a seat on a single train car.
An officer witnessed a male vandalizing a traffic sign at the Concord Station and was detained. A records check showed the male had a 10K arrest warrant for vandalism and was placed under arrest. He was booked at the local jail.
Witnesses reported that a male was tagging an elevator door with a marker. Officers detained the male, but the witness declined to press charges. Record checks showed that the man had an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant for narcotics violations, held by BART PD. A search incident to arrest revealed a meth pipe on the man's person. The man was booked at the SF County Jail.
A security guard from a local business followed a vandalism suspect to the Fruitvale Station and contacted BPD officers. The female was detained and a records check she had an 10K arrest warrant for theft. The business did not want to pursue charges for vandalism and she was booked on the warrant.
The BART Operations Control Center reported a train car floor that was vandalized with paint. An officer responded to check the train car while it was at the station. The floor and a seat was found to have been painted with puffy yellow paint. No suspects or witnesses were located. The officer requested video.
Officers on patrol observed a suspect throw a large fire extinguisher from the elevated station platform down to the street below. Although no one was injured, the area was crowded and the suspect's actions endangered other people at the station. The suspect was arrested and booked for two outstanding warrants ($10,000 for burglary and $10,000 for battery), assault with a deadly weapon and tampering with fire protection equipment and issued a prohibition order from all BART stations.
A male subject was reportedly breaking fire extinguishers and using fire hoses within the parking structure at the Richmond station parking structure. The subject was also reportedly throwing metal objects at vehicles. The subject was observed via CCTV spraying a fire hose and smashing a lighting fixture in the parking structure. Officers contacted the subject who was determined to meet the criteria for an emergency psychiatric hold pursuant to 5150 W&I. Three victim vehicles were located with windows smashed out and several damaged fire extinguishers. As the value of the damage was over $400, a criminal hold was placed on the subject and he will be booked once he is cleared from the hospital as he also sustained some lacerations on his arms.
Officer took a supplemental telephone report from a victim who reported her rear passenger wing window to be smashed. The victim parked her vehicle, a 2004 Toyota Matrix, on 2/15/2017 and returned to her vehicle on 2/21/2017. The vehicle was parked on level three of the parking structure in stall 1039. Officers found the vehicle with the window smashed, along with several other vehicles with similar damage on the evening of 2/15/2017. The original officer who discovered the vehicle with the window smash left a note on the vehicle for the owner to contact our department to make a report. Victim called in this afternoon, 2/23/2017, to make a report. The victim stated she believed the vehicle was not entered and the only damage was the smashed window.
A supervisor reported that unknown suspects had cut a hole in the fence near storage tracks #9 & 11, and that two train cars had been damaged with graffiti. An officer responded to take the report. The cars were cleaned and the fence was repaired.
A patron called to report two vehicles with windows smashed. Responding officers located eleven vehicles with smashed windows. Some of the vehicles appeared to have been entered, while others had no indication that anyone had entered the passenger compartment. Some of the owners had returned to their vehicles at the time of this entry and two reported that a laptop computer was taken from their vehicles. It appears that the damages occurred between 0830-2245 hours and all the damaged vehicles were parked on the 2nd and 3rd level of the parking structure. Station video will be requested.
The victim’s 94’ Geo Tracker received a rear passenger window smash. According to the victim, there appeared be no loss. It doesn’t appear that entry was made into the vehicle. The victim parked his vehicle in the lower lot at 0100 and returned at 1130 hours.
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 train operator of a Daly City train discovered that all the windows on one train car had been smashed by an unknown suspect from inside the train. 14 windows were damaged. The train car was taken out of service. Train car video will be pulled to try and identify the suspect(s).
An adult male suspect, described as a Black male, 5'4", wearing thick glasses, appeared to be agitated as he exited the station, according to the station agent. After exiting the fare gates, the suspect approached the station agent's booth as if he were going to speak with the agent. The station agent activated the microphone and leaned toward the glass separating her from the suspect, when suddenly, the suspect punched the window twice. As a result, the glass shattered causing shards of glass to hit the agent. The suspect was detained and subsequently arrested. The agent sustained very minor scratches to her face and hand, and declined any medical attention. The suspect was treated at the scene for a minor cut to his hand before being booked into the Martinez Jail for battery and vandalism. The suspect was also issued a prohibition order.