This is the Claycord BART crime report.
The information in this report is provided by the BART Police Department (BPD), and it will be posted on Claycord.com when it’s made available by BPD.
Indecent Exposure/Possession of Narcotics (Prohibition Order) – Walnut Creek Station
8/16/14, 2125 hours
Two female victims reported that a male suspect seated in the bus zone followed them toward the station and attempted to speak with them while masturbating. The victims contacted an officer who was on patrol in the station and pointed out the suspect. The victims made a citizen’s arrest and the man was taken into custody. Incident to arrest, a quantity of prescription narcotics was found on the man’s person. The suspect was issued a prohibition order and was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for indecent exposure and possession of narcotics.
Warrant Arrest – Concord Station
8/14/14 1749 hours
An agent reported a male was inside the station that had a court order prohibiting him from being inside the station unless on lawful business. Dispatch ran the males information to confirm the court order but the check revealed the male had a “no bail” warrant issued by Contra Costa County for failure to complete a court mandated work assignment. The male was placed under arrest and a narcotics violation was detected. Officers determined the male did not violate his court order. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest. The male was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility.
Bicycle Theft (Phone Report) – Walnut Creek Station
8/13/14, 1810 hours
A victim reported his yellow 21 speed bicycle (unknown make and model) was stolen while it was cable locked at the bike racks between 0900-1800 hours.
Suspicious Circumstance/Sexual Battery – North Concord Station
8/12/14 1526 hours
Officers responded to John Muir Hospital in Concord for a report of a rape. An officer interviewed the victim and she reported that she was sexually battered at the North Concord Station on the evening of 8/11/14. The victim stated she was asleep on a bench when an unknown suspect groped her. The officer took her statement and completed a report. Detectives were advised of the case.
Disturbing the Peace/Resisting Arrest – Walnut Creek Station
8/11/14, 1758 hours
Patrons on board the Pittsburg train reported that a male suspect was threatening them. An officer intercepted the train at Walnut Creek Station and located the suspect. Two victims made citizen’s arrest of the man for disturbing the peace. The suspect resisted being taken into custody and attempted to walk away. The suspect was arrested after a brief struggle. He was ultimately booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for disturbing the peace and resisting arrest. He was also cited for fare evasion.
Bike Theft – Pleasant Hill Station
8/10/14, 1737 hours
A patron reported by phone that their white unknown make/model 6-speed mountain bike was stolen from the racks between 8/9/14 at 0700 hours to today at 1730 hours. The victim secured the bike with a cable lock.
Auto Burglary – North Concord Station
8/9/14, 1603 hours
A patron reported that their tan 1990 Honda Accord was burglarized while parked in stall #992, between 7/31/14 at 1530 hours to today’s date at 1600 hours. An unknown suspect used a shaved key to gain entry and stole a laptop computer and a set of headphones.
Strong-Arm Robbery (Arrests/Prohibition Orders Issued) – Concord Station
8/9/14 1035 hours
A sergeant and an officer responded to the station regarding two subjects having fare evaded. As the sergeant arrived in the main bus zone he saw a male suspect strike another male, and then run north bound through the bus zone. The sergeant chased after the suspect and, with the assistance of the officer, managed to take the suspect into custody after a brief struggle. Shortly after the arrest, the victim of the battery arrived and reported being robbed of his wallet and iPhone by the suspect and a second male suspect. The second suspect was taken into custody shortly thereafter, at the scene. A detective responded and interviewed both suspects, and a lieutenant responded to perform the use of force investigation. Subsequently, the suspects were issued prohibition orders and fare evasion citations before being booked into the county jail for robbery and conspiracy. The primary suspect was additionally booked for resisting arrest and probation violation. The victim, who complained of pain as a result of the battery, declined medical attention at the scene. Lastly, the victim managed to regain his wallet, but officers were unable to locate and/or track his iPhone.
Bicycle Theft (Phone Report) – Walnut Creek Station
8/8/14 2350 hours
A victim reported his $500 white and red Giant Avalanche 3.0 26 inch mountain bike was stolen while it was cable locked at the bike racks between 1200-2200 hours.
Bicycle Theft – Walnut Creek Station
8/814 1937 hours
A victim reported her $400 gray women’s 3 speed bicycle (unknown make and model) was stolen while it was cable locked at the bike racks between 1330-1930 hours.
Bicycle Theft (Phone Report) – Concord Station
8/7/14 2027 hours
A victim reported his gray Marin 26 inch mountain bicycle was stolen while it was cable locked at the bike racks between 0900-2105 hours.
Suspicious Person/Violation of a Court Order – Concord Station
8/7/14, 1656 hours
Officers detained a male subject for reportedly indecently exposing himself at the station, and discovered he had an active court-issued stay away order prohibiting him from all BART properties. The officers placed the subject under arrest for violating the order, but could not substantiate the indecent exposure report. A sergeant responded to approve the arrest and debrief the subject. The subject was then booked into the county jail for violating the court order.