Officers responded to a report of a woman shot at the station. Officers arriving at the scene located a shooting victim in the bus zone. The victim was shot once in the leg. It was later determined that the shooting occurred across the street from the station on 7th St. Witnesses described a yellow Volvo occupied by two males as possibly involved. The motive is not known and the case was turned over to the Oakland Police.
A woman was robbed of her purse and eventually her automobile in parking lot "A" of the station by a male in his 20's who was armed with a handgun. Oakland Police later spotted the vehicle and a vehicle pursuit ensued. The chase ended when the suspect crashed. The suspect was captured, taken to a local hospital for treatment, and later booked on charges of robbery, carjacking, and felony evasion. The handgun used in the offense was recovered by OPD.
A patron was robbed of his wallet in the parking structure by two males in their teens. One of the suspects brandished a handgun during the offense. Both fled on foot. The victim, whose wallet was discarded by the suspects after they found little or no money in it, suffered no injuries.
A twenty seven year old Hayward resident was shot multiple times by an unknown assailant as he waited for the arrival of a niece and nephew in the station's parking lot. The suspect, described as a male in his 20's, was seen fleeing on foot. The victim was rushed to a local hospital in critical condition. Investigators are trying to establish a motive for the shooting.
A 60-year-old male was reported to be brandishing a firearm on the platform at MAS. It was later reported that the subject placed the handgun in his pocket. Officers contacted the subject and found that the "firearm" was a toy. The reporting party left the area and could not be contacted at this time. The toy gun was held as possible evidence and the subject was FI'd and released pending further investigation.
A female patron reported that an adult male brandished a knife to her in a threatening manner at the corner of 8th and Oak Streets. The suspect was taken into custody and positively identified by the victim. The investigation determined that the suspect was in need of psychiatric care and was subsequently committed for same.
Two officers patroling the parking lot at Bay Fair station found an adult male subject inside a parked vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound to the head. A semi-auto pistol was lying next to the victim. Paramedics were summoned and the victim was declared dead at the scene. The Alameda County Coroner's Office took custody of the deceased. An investigation is on-going. 0701-0145 L21.
The BART Police Department was engaged in a special New Year's Eve deployment, handling multiple calls for service on trains and in the stations. Calls included patrons fighting, discharges of firearms, patrons running on the trackway, and numerous intoxicated subjects. L21.
A BART employee witnessed a male and female engaged in an argument in the parking lot. The witness was able to see that the male had a handgun tucked in his waistband. Responding officers located the suspect a block from the station and took him into custody without incident. The handgun, which was loaded, was recovered. The suspect was booked for being in possession of a loaded firearm in addition to a $10,000 warrant out of Berkeley for battery.
Trains were held and the station was searched by both BPD and SFPD officers for a man who allegedly brandished a handgun at 5th and Market Streets. The Muni station and platform was searched as well with negative results.
An adult male was arrested and booked after he brandished a handgun on a citizen in front of the station near the bus stop area. The incident unfolded when the suspect began harassing a young female who was waiting for her uncle and aunt to pick her up at the station. When the female rejected the suspect's advances, the latter became angered and spat at the female. At that point the uncle arrived and the suspect brandished a handgun tucked in his waistband when the uncle attempted to intervene. A BPD officer happened to be at the station and took the suspect into custody with the assistance of Hayward PD after a brief struggle.
In a late reported case, an adult male reported that he boarded a Fremont bound train at Coliseum station and was confronted by a male passenger who brandished what the victim believed to be a handgun and demanded money. The victim, who apparently had no cash in his possession, was forced off of the train at South Hayward station where the suspect made him walk to an ATM at Tennyson and Mission. There the victim withdrew $80 cash. Both parties walked back to South Hayward Station where the suspect apparently boarded an unknown train and fled the scene.
A BART PD K9 was used to assist in the search for a burglar reportedly armed with a rifle and was breaking into cars on E.12th St. Oakland police set up a perimeter adjacent to the Fruitvale station and the K9 searched a creek area near 38th Ave without success. The rifle, which turned out to be a pellet rifle stolen in one of the burglaries, was recovered.
A man and woman entering the 19th St. station, via the 17th St. entrance, were confronted by a male suspect with a gun. The suspect hit the male victim with the gun and robbed him of $21. The victim followed the robber for several blocks before losing sight of him in a parking garage.
Officers responded to 12th St. station and searched the immediate area for an armed robbery suspect after the victim fled into the station to report the crime. The incident occurred just above the station at Delauers News Stand. The suspect, a male juvenile 14 yrs. of age and in the company of two other males in their late teens, pulled a gun and placed it against the victim's head. Loss was a wallet.
A male juvenile was booked into juvenile hall after being charged with brandishing a knife and committing a battery on a patron. Five companions of the suspect (two males and three females) were all cited for disturbing the peace. The incident erupted when the victims, a husband and wife, voiced their objection to the suspects for using profanity in the presence of children. There were no injuries.
A patron was struck in the face with a cane by a subject who thought the former was harassing a female passenger. The suspect was apprehended at the scene and booked for assault with a deadly weapon. The victim, who sufferred facial laceration/s was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
A citizen was robbed of $60 cash by two males in their twenties on the Nevin St. side of the station. One of the suspects brandished a knife during the offense. Both suspects fled on foot prior to the arrival of responding officers.
An officer on routine patrol on-viewed and interrupted an armed robbery in progress in the parking lot. The primary suspect, who was armed with a sawed-off rifle, fled on foot towards Tennyson St. as the officer approached. A second suspect, who is believed to have been a look-out, was apprehended. BART PD and Hayward PD units were unable to locate the primary suspect after an extensive search.
BART PD and Berkeley PD officers investigated an armed robbery in which the victim, who was was shot in the leg, claimed the incident occurred at the Ashby station. After interviewing the victim, possible witnesses, and conducting a search for physical evidence, it was determined that the shooting likely took place in Berkeley PD's jurisdiction. Berkeley PD assumed the investigation from that point.
A citizen reported being the victim of an armed robbery committed by two males who approached him in an older model Cheverolet van as he was standing at the Hill St. entrance. The suspects allegedly exited the van, pointed handguns at the victim and relieved him of his wallet and bicycle.
Officers responding to a report of a subject brandishing a knife at patrons arrested an adult male who they found to be in possession of a knife. The suspect was booked on a minor warrant and for drunk in public. No brandishing charges were filed due to the lack of victims/witnesses.
An off-property road-rage incident ended at the Pittsburg/Bay Point station. The two adult male drivers engaged in a mutual battery. One of the combatants retrieved a baseball bat from his vehicle and struck the other subject several times. Both subjects were injured but neither required medical attention. The suspect using the bat was arrested and booked for ADW.
An adult male was arrested and booked after he was accused of exposing himself, which in turn led to an altercation with the victims. During the altercation the suspect allegedly brandished a knife and committed a battery.