Published December 14th, 2016
Moraga Police Blotter
11/15 Civil Dispute
Children, children-who's got the children? A concerned citizen on La Salle Drive reported two small children missed a child exchange. The separated adults haven't obtained child custody orders, but police found the children well cared for.

11/15 Speeding/false license
Police found the driver of a speeding Jeep Patriot (57 mph in a 35 zone) doubly patriotic when they discovered he held a second, illegal driver's license. He was arrested and released at the scene.

11/16 Burglary
A neighbor notified police about an open door/window at a vacant house on Cedarwood Drive. It was ransacked and burgled.

11/17 Letter
A resident of Hardie Place received a letter regarding the outcome of a recent election and wanted it documented. She's unsure who sent it. Considering the recent elections, that's not unusual...

11/18 Warrant arrest
Some days it just doesn't pay to go to work. Subject shows up, triggers the alarm, police arrive - and find said subject was the subject herself of a $6,000 outstanding Santa Clara County warrant. Subject transported to Martinez Detention Facility. Sorry boss - the police ate (up) my work day!

11/22 Unresponsive victim
Police and paramedics responded to a Birchwood Drive residence where an unresponsive subject was found inside. The subject was pronounced deceased at the scene.

11/24 Assault
An apparently slow-to-anger man transporting his father to Canyon suffered verbal abuse which escalated to pushing and punching from a male none too happy about the first man's car door allegedly bumping his truck. The victim declined to press battery charges even after the truck driver followed the subject home.

11/26 Recovered Vehicle
An ex-boyfriend said to have stolen a vehicle must have had a change of heart; police found the vehicle parked near the owner's house less than 24 hours after it was taken. Wonder if the carjacker topped off the tank first.

11/27 Robbery
Police suspect the person reporting a carjacking incident was actually driving a stolen vehicle. The case remains under investigation.

11/28 Vehicle Tampering
You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch, for messing with my car. You entered during darkness and you tampered with my (ignition) switch; still I won't have to hitch... Max to my car (it still works).

11/16 300 block Rheem Blvd.
11/16 1600 block School Street
11/18 400 block Donald Drive
11/23 100 block Hardie Drive
11/25 600 block Augusta Drive
11/25 100 block Fairfield Place
11/26 100 blockj San Pablo Court
11/24 100 block Miramonte Drive
(auto and storage unit)
11/26 1900 block Ascot Drive;
car window smashed
11/28 400 block Center Street;
car window smashed
11/28 recovered vehicle missing
camper shell and stereo
11/29 car keyed at Safeway lot
11/16 ID theft:
Fraudulent charges of $2,500 were reversed.
11/29 Phone fraud:
Several thousand dollars lost when "family member" claimed arrest.

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