A BART system service worker reported that a male suspect brandished a knife at him and went back up to the platform. The suspect was located by officers and a sergeant, detained at gunpoint and taken into custody without incident. The folding knife was also recovered. The victim identified him as the responsible person and placed him under citizen's arrest for brandishing a weapon. A lieutenant responded to conduct a use of force investigation. The suspect was issued a prohibition order before being booked into the Santa Rita Jail for brandishing a weapon. BART Central was notified of the incident. TSOC was notified.
A female victim reported that as she walked to her car in the parking structure, two male juveniles approached her, pointed a silver handgun at her, and demanded her belongings. The victim told them that she did not have anything and started to get into her car. One suspect handed the gun to the other suspect and the second suspect pointed the gun at her again. The victim got into her car and the juveniles walked away without any of her property. The victim, who was not injured, called to make the report. An officer at the station located the two juveniles near the station entrance and detained them at gunpoint. After additional officers arrived, the juveniles were handcuffed and one was found to be in possession of a replica firearm. The victim identified them as the two who tried to rob her. The juveniles were issued prohibition orders and booked into juvenile hall for attempted robbery.
A group of four males were reportedly involved in an argument on the platform which escalated into a physical fight. One of the male suspects displayed a knife and made stabbing motions toward the victim. The victim was not injured. When officers arrived, the four males were detained. The suspect armed with the knife was placed under arrest for assault with a deadly weapon and booked into the SF Jail. The two other male suspects were identified and issued citations for battery, and released. Although the victim provided a statement to the officers, he was less than cooperative and left the scene. The three suspects were all issued prohibition orders. TSOC was notified.
An officer contacted a male subject who was smoking in a prohibited area in front of the fare gates at the Concord BART station. The subject became uncooperative and started to walk away from the officer as he was trying to detain him. The subject slapped the officer's hand when he tried to grab him in order to prevent him from walking away and then began to run away from the officer. The officer eventually caught up to the subject and held him at gunpoint in an alleyway between residences in the City of Concord. It was later determined the subject had discarded a firearm prior to surrendering to the officer. The subject was taken into custody with the assistance of officers from the Concord Police Department and was found to be in possession of a small amount of methamphetamine. The subject was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for all of his violations.
A station agent reported a male brandished a knife and threatened him at the Concord Station. An officer responded but the suspect fled into the neighborhood and eluded the officer. A short time later, the suspect returned to the station and the officer attempted to detain him, but he began fighting the officer. Additional officers responded and force was used to take the suspect into custody. The suspect was medically cleared and was booked into jail.
Officers detained a male suspect for fare evasion and located what was found to be a replica firearm on his person. Record checks showed that the man had an outstanding $20,000 arrest warrant for narcotics violations, held by Hayward PD. The man was arrested for his warrant. A search incident to arrest revealed marijuana packaged for sales. The man was booked at Hayward Jail for his warrant, probation violation and possession of marijuana for sale. He was issued a prohibition order.
A victim reported at 1948 hours, they were stabbed with a knife at the 12th Street Station. The victim was treated on-scene for non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital.
A witness called to report a group of juveniles/late teens/early 20s (as many as 12 suspects) who were creating a disturbance on the train and eventually robbed a victim of their cell phone. The victim off boarded the train at Lake Merritt Station and confirmed that two of the suspects were armed with handguns. As the victim was being contacted, a second victim reported that he was also robbed of his cell phone while on a train at the Coliseum Station. The suspects (also a group of young males and females) off boarded the train at the Coliseum Station, but then re-boarded the same train as the victim and off-boarded at the Fruitvale Station. The train was held until officers were able to conduct a search for the suspects. They were not located. Station and train video will be requested. Neither phone was able to be tracked and neither victim was physically injured. 1703-1310,
Officers responded to a report of a disturbance. One male was detained and was found to be intoxicated. The man was arrested, and a search incident to arrest revealed a pair of brass knuckles in his possession. The man was booked at SF County Jail for public intoxication and possession of illegal weapons.
A victim reported that he was robbed of his cell phone by two male suspects. During the robbery, the victim was pushed down the stairs into the station. The victim suffered shoulder injuries and was transported to Kaiser Hospital for treatment. Responding officers did not locate the suspects in the area.
Officers responded to West Oakland station to investigate a report of a female on a Daly City train who was brandishing a box cutter in a threatening manner. Officers detained the suspect and determined that the suspect had been involved in a dispute over a seat and had brandished a box cutter in a threatening manner towards the victim. The victim placed the suspect under citizen's arrest and the suspect was cited and issued a prohibition order.
The on-duty station agent contacted a male suspect who appeared to be attempting to tamper with a ticket vendor, using a pair of scissors. The male attempted to slash at the agent with the scissors, before fleeing the station toward Hallidie Plaza. The agent was not injured. Officers responded, but could not locate the suspect in the area.
A victim flagged down an officer in the parking lot and reported that their green 2001 Ford Escort had been taken at gunpoint by two suspects. The suspects were armed with handguns and were described as black male juveniles. One suspect wore a black hooded sweatshirt, and the other a gray sweatshirt. The suspects fled eastbound on Leland in the victim's vehicle. Surrounding agencies were given the vehicle and suspect information. Responding officers were unable to locate the vehicle or suspects in the area. The victim was not injured.
Officers detained a suspect for using the station elevator to evade payment of his fare. A warrant check revealed that the suspect was wanted for a $20,000 burglary warrant out of San Mateo County. Further investigation revealed that the suspect was a felon in possession of a Taser weapon and was also in possession of property stolen during a robbery in Millbrae earlier in the morning. The suspect was cited for fare evasion and booked for the warrant, weapon and probation violations. The weapon and stolen property were turned over to the Millbrae Police Department to assist in their robbery investigation.
An elderly adult male suspect brandished a knife, made threatening statements, and attempted to stab the hot dog vendor after being involved in a verbal altercation. The suspect was very intoxicated, but managed to cut the hot dog vendors apron with the knife. The vendor was not injured. Due to the suspect’s level of intoxication and medical condition, he was transported to an area hospital. At this time, it is unknown if the suspect will be medically cleared in order to be booked for the above listed crime. The Detective Sergeant was notified. TSOC Notified.
A male victim contacted San Leandro PD from a local business and reported that he had been robbed at Bay Fair Station about 30 minutes earlier. Officers responded and contacted the victim, who reported that two black male suspects, 25-30 years old, approached him in the west lot of the station. One of the suspects struck the victim in the face with a semi-automatic pistol and stole the victim's cell phone. The victim suffered cuts to his mouth and was taken to Eden Hospital for treatment.
Officers intercepted a train that was held at the Lake Merritt Station for a report of a male attempting to stab two victims. Officers located the suspect and detained him. After making suicidal statements, the suspect was placed on an emergency psychological detention, with criminal charges pending. A prohibition order was issued to the suspect.
Per San Francisco Police Officers, trains were held out of the station as they searched for a male suspect who was said to have been involved in an armed robbery on a city street. The suspect was reportedly on the #1 trackway and headed toward the Embarcadero Station. A combination of BART and San Francisco Police officers searched both trackways between the Montgomery and Embarcadero stations, but did not locate the suspect; two other involved suspects were detained, and a handgun recovered, by San Francisco Police Officers in their jurisdiction. Trains were delayed for approximately 45 minutes. TSOC notified (“Jeff”).
The male victim reported that while in the small north-east lot, adjacent to the parking structure, he was confronted by four (4) adult black males, one of whom punched him about the face while another displayed a black handgun. The suspects then took $15.00 cash and an unknown name brand flip-phone from the victim before fleeing east-bound on Fruitvale Ave. Officers responded but were unable to locate the suspects. The victim was not injured. Station video was requested.
A male victim reported that he was robbed at gunpoint while on a Fremont bound train at the Fruitvale Station. Two males approached him and asked if he had any marijuana. Suspect #1 (BM, 20-30, 6'3", black clothing) pulled out a silver and black semi-automatic handgun and demanded his property. The male took his Louis Vuitton bag, wallet and belt. The wallet contained his ID and keys. The suspects off boarded and ran out of the station. The victim waited about 45 minutes before reporting the crime. Train/station video will be requested.
Employees reported that two males had entered the station without paying, and then urinated on the platform. Both males, who were in possession of open containers of alcohol, then crossed the tracks from platform #1 to platform #2. Third rail power was dropped and trains were held out until the males were clear of the tracks. Officers responded and detained both men. An employee identified the men and made a citizen's arrest. A search incident to arrest revealed that one man had illegal prescription medication and the other was in possession of brass knuckles. The male with the medication was cited for possession of prescription medication without a prescription, possession of an open container and trespassing on railroad property. The other suspect was booked at the San Mateo County jail for possession of illegal weapons, possession of an open container, and trespassing on railroad property.
The station agent reported that a male suspect had just stabbed a female victim with a machete. SFPD and BART officers responded. The investigation determined that the assault took place in the hallway connecting the platform elevator to the concourse. The suspect stabbed or slashed two victims. One victim remained in the station, while the second victim and the suspect fled to the street. SFPD officers were were at the station exit immediately contacted the second victim and rendered aid the the victim in the station. The suspect was described as a black male, 30-40 years old, 5'10" tall, 200 pounds, wearing a green jacket and dark pants. The suspect was armed with a large machete-type blade. Because they were involved from the outset, SFPD took the lead in the investigation. The 7th & Market exit and platform elevator were closed to facilitate the crime scene investigation. There was no impact on train service.
A patron on board the Pittsburg bound train reported that she saw a male suspect, with what she believed to be the magazine of a handgun protruding from his shirt. The suspect, who boarded the train at Powell Street Station, was described as a black male in his 20's, 6 fee tall, with a dark complexion, wearing a light blue denim jacket, white shirt, and light colored jeans. The suspect was last seen walking toward the front of the train. Officers responded to West Oakland Station and searched the train. A male matching the suspect description was located on the third car from the lead and was detained without incident. The reporting party identified the man as the one she had seen at Powell Street. The man was searched, but no weapon or contraband was located. The train was released after about a 12 minute delay.
An off-duty security guard reported that he was sitting on a bench on the platform, watching videos on his cell phone, with his green & black backpack on the bench beside him. He saw the pack move, looked up and saw a male suspect carrying it away. The suspect was described as a black male, 6' tall, with a skinny build, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt. The suspect fled from the station via the 14th Street exit. An area check for the suspect was unsuccessful. The victim reported that his .40 caliber Beretta pistol was inside the backpack when it was stolen. Oakland PD was advised of the theft.
Officers contacted a female who was sleeping in the station. Once awakened, the female brandished a broken golf club at the officers. They were able to take the golf club from her and attempted to take her into custody. She resisted the arrest and had to be physically restrained. Once in custody, she was found to be in possession of a small amount of methamphetamine and a pipe. She was not injured, but medically cleared by paramedics before being booked into the Santa Rita Jail for the listed charges.