Published February 13th, 2013
Moraga Police Blotter
Residential burglary, 2/04/13 A Calle la Mesa resident left the house for only an hour in the middle of the afternoon, returning at 2:45 p.m., to find the front door unlocked and the side garage door kicked in. The suspect(s) took several possessions. A white sedan with a rear spoiler was seen in the victim’s driveway during the time of the burglary. Police ask that citizens remain alert and report anything suspicious to Moraga P.D. – Officer Jeff Price (925) 260-2143.

Audible alarm, 2/04/12 Turns out the cleaning lady did it. Police responded to a Tharp Drive home and found that the housekeeper accidentally set off the alarm, no harm done.

Undocumented solicitor, 2/04/13 A solicitor was in the Laird Drive area and was checked for a solicitor’s permit. Alas, no permit, so he was asked to refrain from making door to door sales calls until one was acquired.

Another residential burglary, 2/04/13 A Larch Drive homeowner was away for a short time in the morning when the front door was forced open. Many items were missing including jewelry, bank information, and a passport. Fingerprints were collected and the case is currently under investigation.

Trouble at Campo, 2/01/13 A non-student teenager came on campus without a legitimate purpose and was belligerent toward students and school staff. He was removed from campus. School staff was able to identify the young man and the associate principal advised him that if he returned to the school he would be charged with trespassing.

Drunk in public, 2/01/13 Eight teenagers were in front of Home Goods a bit after 9 p.m. on a Friday night, it was clear they had been drinking alcoholic beverages. During the investigation, one of the teens attempted to flee, but was restrained. This kid was arrested for being drunk in public, and being in possession of an undisclosed alcoholic beverage and resisting arrest – he was taken to the hospital, then placed in the care of Contra Costa County Child Protective Services. The seven other teens were released to their parents.

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