A male was arrested for vandalizing a vehicle parked in the lot. The male made several statements regarding harming himself, he was placed on a psychiatric evaluation hold. He will be booked into jail when he is released.
An adult male was detained for damaging pay phones inside the station and discharging a fire extinguisher into the agent's booth. The man was transported to John George Pavilion for psychiatric evaluation, with a criminal hold for vandalism and battery on a transit worker.
Witnesses reported that a male suspect was creating a disturbance and using a knife to damage the train intercom. Officers detained the man (Don STEVENS, 46, San Francisco) and learned that he had an outstanding $50,000 arrest warrant for resisting arrest and trespassing, held by SFPD. No complainants came forward on the vandalism charge. Stevens was booked at Santa Rita Jail on is outstanding warrant.
Antoinae Austin (23 years old, Modesto) was arrested after she refused to off board a bus. Austin falsely identified herself, threatened officers, resisted arrest and vandalized a police vehicle.
Officers observed Donald Fosselman (53 years old,Oakley) fare evade. When officers called out to Fosselman, he walked to a payphone, pick up the receiver and slammed it down on the cradle shattering the receiver. Officers tried to make contact with Fosselman, but he ran. Fosselman was apprehended and arrested for fare evasion, vandalism, resisting arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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.