A patron reported via text message that a male suspect was on the Fremont train in possession of a large knife and narcotics. The reporting party provided no further information. Officers responded and the reporting party came forward and pointed out a male who had just gotten off the train. Officers contacted the man and located a large kitchen knife tucked in the man's waistband. The man was arrested for possession of a dirk/dagger. Incident to arrest, a baggie of white powder was found on the man's person. Field tests indicated that this powder was not a narcotic. The man admitted he uses the knife for self-defense. He was ultimately cited and released, due to a medical condition that precluded him being booked at Santa Rita Jail. TSOC notified.
While in the bus zone, the victim’s girlfriend attempted to intercede between the suspect and his girlfriend - who were arguing. The suspect then turned his (verbal) aggression toward the victim’s girlfriend and the victim stepped forward to protect her. At this point, the suspect used his bicycle to strike the victim about the forehead, which caused a minor injury; the victim later declined medical attention at the scene. The suspect continued his attack by swinging a chain at the victim, who managed to avoid being struck a second time. San Bruno Police Officers responded to the scene and detained the suspect until BART Officers arrived and took control of the incident. Based upon the officers’ investigation, the suspect was placed under arrest for assault with a deadly weapon. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and debrief the suspect. A detective also responded to interview the suspect. Subsequently, the suspect was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the county jail for the listed crime.
A male victim reported being robbed of his cell phone and backpack by a group of about 8 suspects. The group confronted the victim and demanded his money. When the victim refused, one of the males in the group displayed a handgun tucked in his waistband. The group took the victim's property and fled in two separate directions. Officers responded and detained five possible suspects in the bus zone. The victim stated that the five detainees were in the area at the time of the crime, but that none of them actually robbed him. Officers were able to identify two possible suspects, based on the victim's information and the case is ongoing.
A male victim reported that he was robbed at gun point while in the handicapped parking lot off "B" Street, last night between 2130-2200 hours. The victim said he and a companion were confronted by a group of 5-6 black male suspects, who demanded money from them. When the victims refused, one of the suspects brandished a handgun. The suspects fled with the victim's cell phones. The victims did not report the crime until today.
A person detained for fare evasion provided the officer with several false names and was subsequently placed under for providing false identification. A search of the subject’s person incident to arrest resulted in the recovery of brass knuckles. The subject was cited for fare evasion and booked for providing false identification and possession of metal knuckles. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest.
The hot dog vendor reported that a male suspect stole several food items from his cart. Responding officers located the suspect in the bus zone and detained him. The victim identified the suspect and placed him under citizen's arrest for theft. The suspect resisted being taken into custody and at one point attempted to remove an officer's firearm from its holster. The suspect was taken into custody. While being moved to a patrol car, the suspect spat on an officer. The suspect was booked at Santa Rita Jail for theft, resisting arrest, attempting to remove a firearm, and battery on an officer. Prior to booking he was issued a prohibition order.
A male victim entered the station with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Witnesses reported hearing several gunshots in the area. Officers responded but did not locate any suspects in the area. The victim was transported to Eden Medical Center for treatment. The victim's wounds did not appear to be life threatening. The victim was not cooperative with investigating officers and witnesses provided conflicting descriptions of possible suspects. Officers located the crime scene in the station bus zone. The on-call detective responded to coordinate the investigation. Hayward PD and ACSO assisted with area searches and collection of video evidence. TSOC notified. The station was closed for about 70 minutes as a result of this incident. Trains ran through, but did not pick up or discharge passengers. The investigation is ongoing.
A detective, conducting surveillance in response to two recent armed robberies at the station (one completed robbery on 6/18 - 1406-2893 and one attempted robbery on 6/25 - 1406-4148), noticed a male suspect loitering near the parking lot who matched the description of the suspect. Responding officers made contact with the male nearby. While tracing his steps, officers located a replica handgun nearby. The victim of the completed robbery responded to the scene and identified the male as the same person who had robbed him at gunpoint on 6/18. The juvenile suspect was transported by detectives and interviewed. He confessed to committing both of the reported robberies and was booked into juvenile hall for one count of armed robbery and one count of attempted armed robbery. He was also issued a prohibition order.
A male reported that a suspect (BM, 30's, 5'11", thin build, black clothing) approached him and produced what appeared to be a .45 caliber handgun. The suspect demanded property from the victim, but the victim pushed the suspect away and ran from the area. Responding officers were not able to locate the suspect. The victim was not injured and did not suffer any property loss.
At approximately 1337 hours, Dispatch was notified by an officer that a female victim was was carjacked at gunpoint by three males at the Fremont BART Station. The officer obtained her vehicle information (Toyota Rav-4) and quickly put out a crime broadcast to BART PD. Dispatch immediately notified Fremont PD of the carjacking. Fremont PD located the car and attempted to make a traffic stop on the Toyota but the driver fled. A pursuit was initiated by Fremont PD and the suspects fled into Hayward's jurisdiction. The suspects stopped on Richards Street in Hayward and fled from the car. BART, Fremont, and Hayward officers quickly set-up a perimeter and a BART K-9 was called to respond to the scene. As the officers were securing the perimeter, they located three possible suspects who were detained and matched the description given by the victim. One of the suspects had the victim's keys in his pants pocket. BART ID Techs and Detectives were notified and responded to the scene. The suspects were positively identified by the victim and two witnesses. A witness reported the suspects had discarded two firearms that were recovered by officers. The victim's cell phone was also recovered. The juvenile suspects were booked into the Alameda County Juvenile Hall.
Two groups of juveniles became involved in a dispute in the bus zone. Members of both groups exchanged gunfire from the bus zone and an adjacent city street. There were no apparent injuries as a result of the gunfire and there was no impact on service. The bus zone was closed while the crime scene was investigated and evidence was recovered. Video evidence was recovered from station cameras and AC Transit bus video. The investigation is ongoing with the assistance of Hayward PD and the Alameda County Sheriff. TSOC notified.
The station agent reported that two males were involved in a dispute near the fare gates. One of the males pulled a knife and brandished it at the other man, who retreated into the bus zone. The man with the knife entered the station and went to platform #2. Responding officers located the suspect on the platform. The suspect was initially compliant, but suddenly lunged toward his waistband and he was taken into custody by means of a Taser activation. A knife was recovered from the area where the suspect was reaching. The victim placed the suspect under citizen's arrest for brandishing a knife. After being medically cleared, the suspect was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for brandishing a knife and resisting arrest.
An officer on patrol discovered a juvenile male in the bus zone with a gunshot wound to his foot. The victim claimed that he was shot on the pedestrian bridge connecting the station with Bay Fair Mall. Officers located evidence on the bridge where it connects with the station parking lot. The victim was transported to Kaiser Hospital in Hayward for treatment of a non-life threatening wound. The victim ultimately admitted that he shot himself in the foot. he claimed that another male attempted to sell him a handgun and that while he was examining the gun, he accidentally shot himself. The other male took the gun and fled away from the station. The victim claimed he did not know the other male. The on-call detective responded and the victim was ultimately issued a juvenile citation for being a minor in possession of a handgun and for being a probationer in possession of a handgun. TSOC was notified. There were no other injuries and no impact on service.
An argument between two males resulted in one of the men threatening the other with a knife. The victim defended himself by holding up a milk crate until the arrival of officers. There were no injuries. The suspect was placed under arrest for brandishing a weapon. The suspect was also booked for having an active stay away order from all BART stations and an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant out of Contra Costa County for violation of post release community supervision. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest, and the suspect was issued a 30 day BART prohibition order.
Officers responded to a reported of a male juvenile in possession of gun in front of the station. The juvenile did not appear to be nervous and was not threatening anyone with the weapon. Union City Police arrived at the scene, recovered a gun from the juvenile without incident, and then turned the case over to BART Police. The juvenile, who had no prior history of violence, was placed under arrest for possession of a firearm. A sergeant arrived at the scene to approve the arrest and interview the juvenile. TSOC notified.
An officer was at the station when the ISRC advised of a report of a subject who was brandishing a knife on the platform. The call came from a patron who was transferred from CHP to the ISRC. The officer located and attempted to detain the subject in question on the platform but the subject threatened to injure the officer and began to walk away from him with knife in hand. The suspect, at one point, took a swing at the officer with his knife as the suspect was walking away. The officer deployed and activated his TASER at the suspect and waited for cover units to arrive before taking the suspect into custody. BART officers along with Oakland police officers responded and assisted taking the suspect into custody. The suspect was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon against a peace officer. The responding officer was not injured. The suspect was transported to the Highland Hospital for medical clearance due to the TASER activation. While at the hospital, the attending physician placed a 5150 W&I hold on the suspect. A detective was notified to respond to the hospital to interview the suspect. The suspect is to be booked for assault with a deadly weapon against an officer once cleared from the medical facility. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and conduct a use of force investigation. TSOC was notified.
The station agent called to report a female sitting just outside the station, using some sort of blade to cut her wrists. Officers and medical responded to the area and made contact with a juvenile female, who had fresh superficial cuts to her wrists. She was also found to be in possession of a box cutter. The female was transported by ambulance to be treated and placed on a psychiatric hold.
A male victim was stabbed in the arm while on board the Fremont bound train approaching Lake Merritt Station. The victim got off the train and collapsed on the platform, where patrons rendered first aid. The suspect remained on board the train. The suspect was described only as a short black male with a dark complexion, a short afro haircut and in possession of a silver bike. A bald Hispanic male may have been with the suspect. The train was intercepted and searched at San Leandro Station. Several possible suspects were detained, but witnesses could not identify any of the detainees as being involved in the crime, so they were released after being identified. The victim was transported to Highland Hospital for treatment of a significant, but not life threatening wound. The on-call detective was notified. The incident train was taken out of service. TSOC notified.
A female suspect on board the Millbrae bound train used pepper spray on a female victim and attempted to steal the victim's purse. The victim struggled with the suspect and managed to maintain possession of her purse. Both parties got off the train at Powell Street Station and officers detained the suspect. Medical attention was requested for the victim, who was later transported to a local hospital for treatment. The on-call detective responded to interview the suspect. The suspect was booked at the San Francisco County Jail for attempted robbery and assault with a chemical agent. She was issued a prohibition order prior to booking.
An off-duty station agent reported that a male suspect was walking through the Millbrae bound train, holding a large knife in his hand. The suspect was described as a white male in his mid-20's, with short hair, wearing a black jacket and blue jeans. The train was held at Pleasant Hill Station with doors open. BART officers, along with Contra Costa County Sheriff's deputies, responded to the call. Officers located a suspect matching the description provided by the reporting party and detained him at the rear of the train. The suspect claimed he was looking for someone who he believed had stolen some of his property. The reporting party confirmed that the suspect had brandished the knife at him while walking through the train, so the suspect was arrested for brandishing a weapon. The knife in the suspect's possession qualified as a dirk/dagger. The suspect was issued a prohibition order and was later booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for brandishing a weapon and possession of a dirk/dagger. TSOC was notified. The Millbrae train was held about 11 minutes as a result of this incident. There were no injuries.
A victim called to report a male brandishing a box cutter on the platform. The suspect reportedly boarded a Richmond train, which was intercepted by officers at the 19th Street Station. The train operator reported seeing the suspect in the lead car and that the suspect had dropped an object on the ground near the train operator's cab. Officers detained the suspect, who matched the original description given by the victim. The object was recovered and determined to be a box cutter. The victim responded to the 19th Street Station and identified the suspect as the responsible party. The victim said that the suspect had lunged at him with an object in his hand, while they were on the platform at the 12th Street Station. The victim then noticed that the object in the suspect's hand was a box cutter. The victim was not injured. The suspect was issued a prohibition order, transported back to Lake Merritt Headquarters where he was interviewed by detectives before being booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for assault with a deadly weapon and brandishing a dangerous weapon. TSOC was notified.
Daly City PD requested that we respond to a residence in their city to take over a domestic violence case. Officers responded and located the victim of a domestic violence incident in the residence. The investigation determined that a married couple rode a train to Daly City earlier in the evening. While on the train, the husband threatened the victim with a box cutter. Once at the station, the victim attempted to walk away from the husband and he pulled her hair and bit her on the hand. The couple took a taxi to the home of the victim's uncle and she jumped out and ran inside to call the police. Daly City PD detained the husband outside the residence. Based on the investigation, the husband was arrested for domestic violence and criminal threats. The suspect was booked at the San Mateo County Jail. An EPO was obtained for the victim and she was provided with domestic violence resources. THe victim did not require medical attention.
A male victim reported that he was robbed at gunpoint while he was seated in his car in the lower parking lot. Two Hispanic males, aged 18-19 years, drove up behind the victim in a dark green, late 90's model Toyota or Nissan 4-door sedan. The suspect driver walked up to the victim and demanded money and the victim's cell phone. The victim surrendered some cash, but the suspect grabbed the victim's wallet and a struggle ensued. The suspect then brandished a black semi-automatic handgun and took the victim's wallet and cell phone. A second suspect opened the victim's passenger door and stole a briefcase containing cash and other personal items. Both suspects then fled in the vehicle. The armed suspect was described as being 5'6" tall, with a light complexion and a ponytail, wearing a long black tee shirt. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspects or their vehicle in the area. Attempts to track the victim's cell phone proved unsuccessful. The victim suffered bruises to his face. All suspect information was shared with neighboring agencies.
An off-duty San Francisco Police officer reported an adult male suspect in possession of a handgun while aboard a San Francisco bound train held at the station. BART officers responded and detained the suspect as he was pointed out by the off-duty officer. A loaded .45 Caliber handgun was located in the suspect’s waistband by the officers, who then placed him under arrest for possessing the loaded handgun. A search of the suspect, incident to the arrest, revealed he was also in possession of narcotics and items consistent with the sales of narcotics. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest, debrief the suspect and perform a use of force investigation. Detectives were called upon to assist the investigative portion of the arrest. Subsequently, the suspect was booked into the county jail for the following charges: Possessing a loaded and concealed firearm, possessing a firearm with obliterated serial numbers, possession of Marijuana and Heroin for sales, being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, possession of narcotics for sale with a previous narcotics possession conviction, and (narcotics) probation violation.
While aboard a Richmond bound train A female reported to an officer that another female threatened her and her eight year old daughter with a Weapon. The train was held at the Montgomery station and the suspect was located on car #1675. The victim reported that the suspect was taking up three seats and she asked the female to move so she and her daughter could sit down. The suspect drew a weapon (screwdriver), waived it in the direction of the victim and pointed the screwdriver at the victim. The victim feared for her life and the life of her child. A records/warrant check revealed the suspect had 6 infraction warrants issued by SFPD totaling 3,000. The suspect was placed under arrest for the warrants and for brandishing a weapon. The victim desired prosecution in this case. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest.