Dispatch received reports of a subject who was yelling and banging things with an object that may have been a firearm. Officers and a sergeant and Richmond PD officers responded and located the subject in question and took him into custody without incident. The weapon turned out to be what appeared to be a construction tool. One of the victims who had since left the scene, agreed to return to the station to identify the suspect, which she did. No other victims stood by. The victim alleged that the suspect rudely brandished the weapon at the victim, told her to stop looking at him, and made a generalized statement that he would shoot if anyone left the platform. The suspect then reportedly walked over and took a seat on the bench, taking no further action. The suspect was Mirandized and gave a statement. The suspect was arrested and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for brandishing a weapon, criminal threats, false imprisonment, and probation violation. The suspect was additionally issued a prohibition order. A lieutenant responded to conduct a use of force investigation. Trains were held out for about 13 minutes as a result of this incident. TSOC was notified.
Officers responded to a report of a male threatening people with a stick in the bus zone. Officers contacted the male, but did not locate a victim. A search of the suspect revealed a concealed dagger and a methamphetamine pipe. The male was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the listed charges.
An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion. The male tried to ride his bike away and had to be physically restrained. The officer eventually had to deploy the Taser to gain compliance and get him handcuffed. A search of his person revealed suspected cocaine and a concealed dagger. He also had two no bail warrants for vandalism and possession of drug paraphernalia and a $5,000 warrant for resisting arrest. Once medically cleared, he will be booked at the Santa Rita Jail for the listed charges and warrants.
An officer contacted an adult male for fare evasion and discovered that he had a valid stay away order to stay away from BART. The male was also found to be in possession of a dirk/dagger. The officer also determined that he was in need of a psychiatric evaluation, so he was transported to John George Pavilion with a criminal hold. Once he is evaluated and treated, he will be booked into the Glenn Dyer Jail for fare evasion, violation of a court order and possession of a dirk/dagger.
A male accidentally shot himself in the leg with a gun he recently purchased, while he was standing near the taxi stand on the Pleasanton side of the station. The male claimed he passed the firearm off to a friend of his, who left the station with the weapon. No evidence was located at the scene and the firearm was not recovered. The male was transported to Eden Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The case will be referred to the District Attorney for charging. TSOC notified.
An officer noticed an adult male looking into vehicles in the parking structure and contacted him. A search of his person revealed a concealed folding knife (which was locked open) in his waistband. The officer was unable to locate any signs of damage to any vehicles, so the male was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for the weapon violation.
Officers detained an adult male suspect for an infraction violation while on the station’s aerial (#2) platform. During the detention, the suspect attempted to flee from the officers by climbing onto a nearby ledge. The officers used physical force to partially restrain the suspect, but his physical resistance continued as he simultaneously reached for his waist band area and discharged a concealed handgun; causing a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his lower torso. Nearly simultaneous to the suspect’s gun discharging, one of the officers discharged their Taser and struck the suspect. Medical personnel responded to the station and transported the suspect to the hospital for further medical attention. Multiple officers, sergeants and a lieutenant responded to the scene. Crime Scene Technicians, Trauma Response Team Members, and a Video Recovery Officer responded as well. As of this writing, the suspect’s condition is critical but stable. As a result of this incident, the station was closed for approximately 2.5 hours. TSOC notified (TSA 09-22646-15).
Officers responded to a report of a suspicious person on board a train sweating profusely and carrying a knife. There was no report that the suspect was threatening anyone. The officers arrived and off-boarded the suspect in question and a wants check revealed that the subject had a misdemeanor $5k warrant charging theft. Further investigation revealed that the suspect was also intoxicated. The suspect was on parole and a condition of the parole was that he was not to possess any knife with a blade over 2 inches. The suspect was arrested and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for his warrant, parole violation, false identification to a peace officer, and public intoxication.
While on patrol, an officer heard several shots fired in the 3800 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard, in the vicinity of several Oakland PD vehicles. It was determined that an Oakland PD officer had been involved in a shooting in front of a residence. BART officers, along with Emeryville PD and Alameda County Sheriff's Office personnel, assisted Oakland PD by providing traffic control while Oakland PD secured the crime scene and cleared several residences.
Patrons reported that a black male suspect on the Millbrae bound train was acting erratically and may have brandished a knife. The suspect was described as a heavyset black male, wearing a blue jacket and pushing a baby carriage or cart. The suspect got off the train at Civic Center and fled in an unknown direction. Officers responded but were unable to locate the suspect in the station. A short time later, the station agent reported that a male matching the suspect description had entered the station and gone to the platform. Officers detained the male on the platform, but no victim came forward to identify the suspect as being the same person as the suspect on the train. A knife was found in the suspect's belongings, but it was not inherently illegal. Record checks however, showed that the man had an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant for parole violation, held by the Department of Corrections. The man was arrested and booked at the San Francisco County Jail on his warrant.
An officer saw a subject who appeared to be selling marijuana in the bus zone. Officers contacted and detained the subject and learned he was on searchable probation. The officers searched the suspect and found marijuana packaged for sale, cash, and a firearm along with a loaded magazine (not loaded in the firearm). The suspect was arrested and booked into the Santa Rita Jail for possession of narcotics for sales, sales of narcotics, possession of a stolen firearm, felon in possession of a firearm, and probation violation. The suspect was also issued a Prohibition Order. Narcotics Task Force was contacted and briefed of the arrest. TSOC was notified.
An adult male detained by an officer for fare evasion, failed to provide satisfactory identification and was detained in handcuffs. Further investigation by the officer determined the suspect’s true identity, which in turn revealed an outstanding $10K felony theft and false identity warrant, held by the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office, for his arrest; he was also found to be on probation for theft. The suspect was then placed under arrest for the warrant, and a search his property incident to the arrest revealed he was in possession of suspected methamphetamine and an expandable baton. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and perform the post-arrest debrief. The suspect was then booked into the county jail for the warrant, possessing the narcotic and baton, violating the terms of his probation and for falsely identifying himself to the officer.
Officers responded to a report of a man in possession of a gun on board a train. Upon contact, the suspect fled but was taken into custody after a brief foot pursuit. The loaded 9mm hand gun was recovered from the suspect’s person along with a large amount of packaged narcotics and approximately $1,300 in cash. One officer was slightly injured but refused medical attention. The suspect, who was currently on parole, was booked for resisting arrest, possession of a loaded weapon and possession of narcotics for sales. The suspect was also issued a 30 day BART prohibition order. TSA-07-171-76-15.
A female juvenile reported while at the station sometime between 0030-0200 hours on 7/6/15, a man walked to her at knife point and threatened her. The suspect drove the victim to a motel in San Jose where she was sexually assaulted. The victim reported the crime the next day. The victim was taken to Highland Hospital in Oakland for an examination. PoliceVideo has also been contacted to retrieve video of the station. The investigation is on-going at this time.
A victim reported a man threatened him by displaying a knife that was in his waistband. The suspect then fled from the station where he was detained by officers. The suspect was positively identified by the victim and placed under citizen’s arrest. The knife was never taken out of the waistband. The suspect was booked for brandishing a weapon and was issued a 30 day BART prohibition order.
An Uber driver reported that he was carjacked at gunpoint in the parking lot. The suspect, who was armed with a handgun, took the victim's black 2013 Toyota Camry and fled toward Walnut Avenue. Responding BART and Fremont officers searched the area, but did not locate the victim's vehicle. The victim was not injured. TSOC notified.
Officer detained a male suspect for fare evasion. Record checks showed that the man had an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant for a juvenile offense. The man was arrested for his warrant. A search of the man's person revealed a loaded revolver concealed on his person. The man was booked at the San Francisco County Jail for his warrant and for possession of a loaded, concealed firearm. TSOC notified (Reference #TSA-05-13172-15).
Officers contacted a male juvenile for smoking at the station. The juvenile became uncooperative and a minor amount of physical force was used to place him into custody. The juvenile was booked for being in possession of a cigarette and resisting arrest. A search of the suspect’s person incident to arrest resulted in the recovery of a knife, for which he was also booked.
Officers were dispatched to a report of a male subject who brandished a knife at another male patron while on a SF bound train. It was reported that the argument started over a seat on the train. Trains were held out as the first officer arrived and detained the suspect in question. Trains continued to hold until additional officers were able to arrive and check the incident train car for additional witnesses and/or victims. A wants check revealed that the subject had a felony no bail warrant charging burglary issued from the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect was found to be in possession of a nail clipper, but no knife was found. The victim in this case ultimately did not want to press charges. The subject was arrested and is to be booked into the Martinez Detention Facility for his warrant.
Officers on routine patrol heard multiple gunshots coming from the neighborhood adjacent to the parking lot. They responded and located the scene of an apparent drive-by shooting at 71st and Hawley Streets. Officers checked the station for suspects and victims, but found none. They assisted Oakland PD with establishing a crime scene and traffic control until sufficient OPD units were on scene. The investigation was turned over to OPD. There was no impact on BART service.
A citizen reported that he was carjacked at gunpoint in lot A at the station. The victim said he was at the lot to show his car to a potential Craigslist buyer when two black males approached him and ordered him from the car at gunpoint. The suspects were described as 20-25 years old, 5'7" tall, one wearing a black sweatshirt and black pants and the other a gray sweatshirt and jeans. The victim's vehicle was a silver 2002 Mercedes 500C. The suspects were last seen driving eastbound on 10th Street from Fallon. Surrounding agencies were notified. The victim was not injured.
Officers were advised of a report of a security guard struggling with someone on the street level of the station. The security guard contacted the officers and advised he was being chased by a subject with a knife. The officers were able to locate the subject in question (Roberson, Kevin, 7/1/63) who had a closed folding knife in his hand. The officers were able to take him into custody without incident. The case was turned over to the Oakland Police Department since it occurred in their jurisdiction.
A male suspect was reported to be creating a disturbance inside the station. The male told an employee that he had a gun. Officers responded and detained the male near the street elevator. No weapon was located and no complainant came forward for any charges, but officers determined the man was in need of emergency psychiatric evaluation. He was transported to County Hospital for treatment. There was no impact on train service.
Officers responded to a report of a male hitting a female at the station. Both parties were detained, and an independent witness placed the male under citizen’s arrest for battering the female. It was determined the parties were in a dating relationship, and the male was placed under arrest for domestic battery. A search of the male incident to arrest resulted in the recovery of brass knuckles, for which he was also booked. The weapon was not used and there were no injuries. The suspect was issued a 30 day BART prohibition order.
A male and female became involved in a dispute with the station agent because the female had attempted to throw a traffic cone onto the tracks. The agent asked the two to leave the station. When the agent returned to the concourse, the male suspect brandished a knife at the agent and threatened to stab the agent. The two left the station, but were located a short distance away by responding officers. The agent placed the male under citizen's arrest. The agent was not injured. The male suspect was issued a prohibition order and was booked at the San Francisco County Jail for brandishing a knife and making criminal threats. TSOC notified.