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Shoe thief in Moraga

By lmclaughlin
Thursday, March 22nd, 2007 at 3:02 pm in Crime, Lamorinda, Moraga.

From the Moraga police log:

Friday, March 9
STOLEN VEHICLE — A Fairfield Place resident reported a stolen vehicle. The vehicle was legally parked in front of the residence about 9:15 p.m. The vehicle had been locked and the keys were accounted for.

Sunday, March 11
VANDALISM — Officers contacted the manager of Block Buster Video on Center Street. The manager said when she arrived at 9 a.m. and discovered an 8-by-4-foot safety glass front window shattered. The window was still intact and she noticed a single small pea-size hole near the center. It appeared to her that someone shot a “BB” or similar projectile into the window, shattering it.

Wednesday, March 14
PETTY THEFT— The clerk at Star Shoes in Rheem Center reported that someone entered the store about 4:45 p.m. and requested to try on two different pairs of tennis shoes. After removing the shoes he was wearing and putting on a pair of the new shoes, he ran from the store with the other pair of new shoes. A witness observed him entering a Ford pickup truck and driving away.

Friday, March 16
RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY— Officers contacted the property owner of a residence on David Drive. He said that he is taking care of his mother’s residence while she is in a extended care facility. The residence still contained furniture and personal items. He discovered March 15 that someone entered the residence and stole all the furniture and personal items. No forced entry was found.

Sunday, March 18
VANDALISM — Officers were dispatched on a report of vandalism on Ascot Drive. Their investigation revealed a full 40-ounce beer bottle had been used to damage a front door window. The apartment resident reported that a large party had been held there earlier in the evening. Several guests had become disgruntled when the party was shut down. At 1:16 a.m. the resident heard the sound of breaking glass and observed a window in the front door had been broken.

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