A sergeant encountered a male suspect chasing another male while swinging a knife at the victim. The sergeant drew his firearm and ordered the suspect to drop the knife and get on the ground. The suspect complied and was taken into custody without incident. The victim did not wish police assistance and left the area. The suspect was issued a prohibition order and booked into the San Francisco County Jail for brandishing a weapon, possession of a dirk/dagger and for multiple infraction warrants.
A victim reported that she was seated next to a female (BF, 50s, short hair, dressed in all yellow) on a San Francisco bound train. She heard the female suspect mutter something like "give me your phone," but she ignored the suspect. A few minutes later, she noticed that the suspect was holding a folding pocket knife close to her, but the suspect did not say anything or motion towards the victim. The victim believed that the suspect was trying to get her to give up her phone, but she kept her phone and went to another car to report the crime. Officers checked the train at the Embarcadero Station, but the suspect was not located. The victim was not injured. Train/Station video will be requested.
The station agent reported that a male suspect was acting strangely, dancing and waving a knife around. Officers responded and detained the man, who initially refused to cooperate. The man was taken into custody and was found to be intoxicated in public. Although the knife was recovered, there were no victims willing to press charges. The man was booked at Santa Rita Jail for public intoxication and resisting arrest.
Officers responded to the station on a report from the station agent of hearing possible gunshots or fireworks. Additional information also came in of subjects possibly shooting from, or at, a vehicle. An officer located one expended shell casing in the taxi zone of the station. According to witnesses, a black male, described as 5'11", fit, 200 lbs., wearing a dark gray hoodie and blue jeans, exited a silver 4dr car and fired one round from a black handgun into the ground. The suspect ran from the station on foot and the vehicle drove off. It appears that the suspect may have negligently discharged his firearm into the ground as he was exiting the car. There were no victims located and area hospitals were notified in the event a shooting victim surfaced. TSOC was notified.
BART PD and SFPD officers responded to the station on a report of a person who was bleeding from the mouth and was brandishing a weapon. On arrival officers met with the station agent who reported that he had gone to check on the welfare of the suspect who was on the platform bleeding from the mouth, but the suspect became aggressive towards the agent and brandished a box cutter in a threatening manner. The suspect then stuck the agent with the suspect's elbow. The station agent was not injured. SFPD detained the suspect and BART officers arrested and booked the suspect for brandishing a weapon and battery on a transit employee. The suspect was issued a prohibition order. OCC notified.
A victim said that he was in a dispute with two suspects (who are somewhat known to him, but he doesn't know their names) over his bike. One of the suspects (#1 HM/WM, 5'3", early 20s, red/orange windbreaker, white jeans) pulled a knife from his side and threatened to stab the victim if he didn't give the suspects the bike. Suspect #2 (HM/WM, early 20s, black clothing) took the bike and the victim's backpack and the two suspects fled out of the station. Officers were not able to locate the suspects. The victim was not injured. Station video will be requested.
A patron reported witnessing two males beat up and shoot a male victim on the Richmond bound train at the station. The suspects (#1 BM, black hoodie, black jeans, #2 BM, red hoodie, black jeans with braids and a beard) fled from the train into the station, while the victim stayed on the train. An officer intercepted the train at the Fruitvale Station and located the victim. Other officers searched the area around Lake Merritt, but the suspects were not located. The victim said that he was asleep and was awakened by the suspects. Suspect #1 was holding a handgun to his chest and they demanded the victim's property. The victim tried to fight back and was pistol whipped in the face, causing a 1/2 inch laceration to his eye area. The suspect also shot him in the abdomen with the gun (which turned out to be a BB gun). The victim had multiple layers of clothing, so there was no injury as a result of being shot with the BB gun, but he was transported for treatment for his facial injury. The suspects were able to take the victim's phone. Officers were not able to track the phone. Station and train car video will be requested.
Officers intercepted a Fremont bound train for a report of a patron threatening another patron with a weapon. The suspect was off boarded, identified by the victim and was placed under arrest for brandishing a weapon and was issued a prohibition order.
Officers responded to investigate a report of a male brandishing a knife in the station bus zone. Shortly after they arrived, they were flagged down by the victim, who reported that the suspect, who also brandished a gun, had just gotten into a taxi and was leaving the station. Officers stopped the taxi, and detained the male passenger. A replica firearm and a knife were found on the man's person. Pittsburg PD also responded to assist. The victim made a positive identification of the suspect and performed a citizen's arrest. The suspect was ultimately booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for brandishing a knife and a replica firearm. The suspect was issued a prohibition order prior to booking. TSOC notified.
Officers responded to the station on a report of an armed man who had run to the platform. On arrival, officers determined that a security guard had chased an armed robbery suspect to the station from a nearby store and El Cerrito PD officers were already on scene. The suspect was located on the platform and a replica firearm was recovered along with a knife. The suspect was arrested by El Cerrito PD. Trains were delayed for several minutes during the search for the suspect. TSOC notified TSA-05-14684-16.
An adult female was involved in a verbal dispute with two juveniles who were obstructing the platform stairs at the station. During the dispute, one of the juveniles sprayed the victim with pepper spray and then both juveniles fled on foot from the station. The victim was not injured, but was transported to UCSF hospital for treatment for exposure to pepper spray.
A station agent who witnessed an assault on another station agent on 5/25 called to report that the suspect was entering the station. Officers detained the male suspect and the witness agent identified him as the same person who jabbed at another station agent with a box cutter on 5/25 at 0910 hours. The victim agent was not injured as a result of the assault. The original report was made on 5/25, but the suspect managed to elude capture until today. The suspect was interviewed before being issued a prohibition order. The box cutter was recovered from the suspect. While being booked at the Glenn Dyer Jail for assault on an agent with a deadly weapon, the suspect made statements requiring a psychiatric evaluation, so he was transported to John George Pavilion on a psychiatric hold with a hold for the criminal charge.
A Critical Asset Patrol officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion. The officer was unable to confirm his identification, so the officer requested to search him for ID. The suspect consented to the search and brass knuckles were located during the search. The suspect was FI'd for fare evasion and booked into the San Francisco County Jail for possession of brass knuckles.
A victim reported a male creating a disturbance on the train who also brandished a knife. Officers intercepted the train and contacted the male suspect and the victim. The suspect was found to be on probation and was also in possession of a knife. The victim identified him and placed him under citizen's arrest for brandishing the knife. The male suspect was issued a prohibition order and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for brandishing a knife and a probation violation.
The victim was on a Dublin/Pleasanton bound train at the station when the suspect, described as a HM, 30-35 yrs old, with short curly black hair, acne scarred face, and possibly wearing a black t-shirt, approached the victim from behind and snatched her cell phone from her hands. The victim struggled with the suspect to retain the phone until the suspect produced a knife and held it to the victim's face. The victim became scared and let go of her phone. The suspect ran from the train and out of the station. The suspect apparently dropped the knife, and the victim recovered it using a plastic bag. The suspect was not injured and her phone could not be tracked. The knife will be processed for evidence, and video was requested. TSOC was notified. TSA# 05-14263-16
A female victim came to the station agent's booth with cuts to her scalp and told the agent that a male suspect had struck her with an umbrella. The female then chased the male into the surrounding neighborhood. The suspect was described as a black male, with a dark complexion, wearing a black Raiders shirt. Officers responded, but could not locate the suspect in the area. The female returned to the station and was transported to Washington Hospital for treatment. The female was uncooperative and refused to provide any information to investigating officers, including her name.
BART Police officers responded to the station regarding the victim of a stabbing in the bus zone area. San Leandro Police officers and firefighters arrived at the station first, and located the adult male victim on a bus bench suffering from stab wounds to his upper body, but conscious and breathing. The victim was transported to a local hospital, while an adult male suspect was detained on a city street southeast of the station. Patrol officers located and interviewed several witnesses. BART Police detectives and crime scene technicians responded to assist with the investigation. A/C Transit bus and station video was requested. TSOC notified.
A female patron was walking along the foot path on the Pleasanton side of the station when she was approached by a male suspect who brandished a handgun and demanded the victim's purse. The suspect fled with the loss towards Stoneridge Mall. An area search was conducted, but the suspect was not located. Local police agencies were notified as well as Stoneridge security. The suspect was described as a White Male, approximately 20 years old, wearing a black ball cap with red writing, a black hoodie and blue jeans.
A victim was waiting at the #89 bus stop, with his fare in his hand. A suspect approached him, pulled up his hoodie, revealed the butt of a gun in his waistband and demanded the victim's fare. The victim complied and the suspect fled west from the bus zone.
A sergeant was boarding a train at the station when passengers called out to him to report a fight on the train. The sergeant located the involved parties, who had stopped fighting. A witness and the victim reported that the suspect pushed and threatened the victim. When the victim pushed the suspect away, the suspect brandished a knife at the victim and threatened to cut him. The sergeant recovered a knife from the suspect. The suspect was interviewed before being placed under citizen's arrest for battery and brandishing a knife. He was issued a prohibition order and booked into the San Francisco County Jail for battery and brandishing a knife.
Two patrons reported that a male suspect tried to rob them of their cell phone and belongings while on the train. The suspect was described as a black male 35-40 years old, wearing a plaid shirt, camouflage jacket and carrying a stick. The suspect remained on the train to the SF Airport. Officers responded and located the victims at San Bruno Station. SFPD officers located a male matching the suspect description in Courtyard G and detained him. The victims reported that they had fallen asleep on the train and awoke to find the suspect going through their belongings. They challenged the suspect, who punched the male victim and then brandished a knife at the victims. The victims positively identified the suspect and he was arrested for attempted robbery. He was issued a prohibition order and was booked at the San Mateo County Jail.
A male suspect approached a BART system service worker and struck him in the throat/neck with a chain (unprovoked and without warning). The male suspect then went up to the platform and boarded a train. Officers located the male on the train and took him into custody. The chain was recovered from him. The victim, who had redness on his neck, declined to have medical respond to the scene, but sought his own medical attention later. The suspect was issued a prohibition order and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for assault with a deadly weapon.
A male victim reported that a male suspect threw a small glass bottle at him, which narrowly missed him, after he saw the suspect masturbating near the station’s bicycle racks. An officer responded and safely arrested the suspect, who was positively identified as the responsible. A sergeant also responded, and approved the arrest. The suspect, who was issued a prohibition order, was then booked into the county jail for indecent exposure and assault w/ a deadly weapon. The victim was not injured during this incident, and the officer requested station video.
SFPD requested that trains be held at the station while they searched for two suspects in an armed robbery that had occurred on city streets. A sergeant who was on the platform saw two people who matched the suspect description on the platform. The robbery victim came into the station and also pointed out the two suspects. Officers detained both suspects without incident and turned them over to SFPD for investigation.
An officer on a fixed post detail heard approximately 20 shots fired at the store directly across 7th Street from the station. The officer responded and located multiple shell casings and a victim who had been shot in the arm. OPD responded and took over the investigation. BART officers assisted in searching a vacant lot near the area, but the suspect was not located.