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.
An officer responded to a report of a person carrying a dangerous weapon on a train. Upon contact, the officer retrieved a sickle-like object from the person, but the person refused to off-board the train after being ordered by the officer. The person eventually off boarded the train, and was taken into custody for possession of a dangerous weapon and resisting arrest. A search of the suspect incident to arrest resulted in the recovery of a butterfly switchblade for which he was also charged.
An officer contacted a subject who was drinking in public at the station. Subsequent investigation revealed that the subject had a dirk/dagger concealed on his person. The subject was arrested and booked into the North County Jail for possession of a concealed dirk/dagger. TSOC was notified.
A train operator reported seeing a male subject on the platform, holding what appeared to be a BB gun. The train operator further noted he was not sure if it was in fact a BB gun. Trains were held out of the station for about 12 minutes as an officer and sergeant responded. The officers located a subject on the platform who was holding what appeared to be a miniature AR-15 style rifle. The officers detained the subject at gun point and took him into custody. Further investigation revealed that the object the subject was holding was a large lighter looked to resemble an AR-15. The subject was additionally found to have a BB gun in a shopping cart he was pushing. The subject had multiple prior contacts with BART PD for similar contacts. It was determined that the subject committed no crime so he was later released after a probation search was conducted. A lieutenant responded for the use of force investigation.
A subject detained for fare evasion by officers was found to have an outstanding “no bail” felony threats warrant, held by the San Francisco Police Department, for his arrest. The subject was also found to be in possession of two weapons (brass knuckles and a switchblade knife) and narcotics (cocaine and heroin) packaged for sales. The subject was placed under arrest without incident, and a sergeant responded to approve the arrest. The subject was then issued a prohibition order and booked into the county jail for the warrant and the weapons/narcotics violations.
A traffic stop resulted in the recovery of a loaded firearm, money, and several packages of narcotics. The driver was placed under arrest for possession of narcotics for sales. The passenger was placed under arrest for possession of a loaded firearm. A sergeant approved the arrest.
The victim of an armed robbery came to the station to report the crime. The victim had been robbed at gunpoint near the Chipotle restaurant on Castro Valley Boulevard by an Asian male in his 30's, about 5'6" tall, wearing a black jacket and brown shorts. The victim had responded to a Craigslist posting and was robbed of his iPhone and wallet. The suspect fled in a green 1996 or 1997 two-door Acura in an unknown direction. A short time after the crime, someone attempted to withdraw money from an ATM in Dublin using the victim's credit cards. ACSO and Dublin PD were notified. Officers checked the area, but were unable to locate the suspects.
Orinda PD requested that trains be held out of Orinda Station while they searched for two armed robbery suspects who had just robbed the Shell gas station and fled toward the station. The two suspects, who were armed with handguns, were described as black males wearing black hooded jackets. BART officers responded to assist Orinda and Contra Costa County Sheriff's deputies. The Pittsburg bound train was held at the station with doors open, while other trains were run through without stopping. A CCSO K9 tracked the suspects from the gas station to the vicinity of the station and then searched the platform and train, but officers were ultimately unable to locate the suspects on board the Pittsburg train. The Pittsburg train was delayed about 37 minutes as a result of this incident. TSOC notified.
A male stabbing victim came into the station and contacted the station agent for assistance. The victim had a minor laceration to his ribs. Officers responded to investigate and determined that the crime took place at street level, in the east plaza of the station. The victim was uncooperative, but witnesses stated that three suspects confronted the victim and one suspect slashed at him with a small pocket knife. The suspects fled eastbound on 15th Street and were not located. The suspect with the knife was described as a Hispanic male in his 20's, 5'11" tall, with a thin build, wearing a dark beanie, a black hooded sweatshirt and dark jeans. The other two suspects were only described as Hispanic males, 5'7" tall, wearing dark clothing. The victim was transported to San Francisco General Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. TSOC notified.
Patrons reported to the station agent that a male suspect was waving a knife around near the station entrance. The suspect was described as a black male in his 50's, wearing a brown jacket, a blue hooded sweatshirt and black pants, and carrying several bags. Officers responded and detained the suspect on the pedestrian bridge connecting the parking lot and the station. The male was taken into custody without incident. A search of his person revealed a large hunting knife in one of the man's backpacks. No complainants came forward regarding the brandishing incident. Officers determined that the man was in need of emergency psychiatric detention. He was transported to County Hospital in Martinez. Charges will be sought through the District Attorney's office for possession of a concealed weapon. TSOC notified (Reference #TSA-01-02043-15).