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Thefts and burglaries, large and small

By lmclaughlin
Thursday, May 31st, 2007 at 12:05 pm in Crime, Lafayette, Lamorinda, Moraga, Orinda.

From the Lafayette police log:

Saturday, May 19
RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY — A North Peardale Drive resident reported his house burglarized overnight and $5,000 worth of items missing.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE — An officer responding to a residential alarm at 4:07 p.m. on La Canada Road found the gate ajar and a door near the house unlocked. Damage to the lock suggests it might have been pried. The house had not been disturbed.

Wednesday, May 23
RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY — A Sun Ridge Court resident reported someone removed pool equipment worth $2,550 from her pool shed between May 21 and 23.

From the Moraga police report:

Tuesday, May 22
AUTO BURGLARY — Officers were notified of a report of an auto burglary on Devin Drive. Between 10 p.m. May 22 and 6:45 a.m. May 23 someone removed a portable DVD player and a wallet from the front passenger compartment of the vehicle. Entry was made through a smashed front passenger window. The total loss was about $399.

Wednesday, May 23
LOST/STOLEN PROPERTY — Officers were dispatched on a report of a lost Toshiba hand-held computer in a black mesh carrying case. She said that the last time she saw it was at 4:30 p.m. while she was shopping at Safeway in Moraga. She realized she was missing her computer while she was driving home. She returned to Safeway and could not find it. The estimated loss was $1,500.

From the Orinda police log:

Wednesday, May 9
RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY — Charles Hill Road residents reported at 6 p.m. that their house had been burglarized. A laptop and checkbook were stolen.
Tuesday, May 15
RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY — La Espiral residents reported that someone broke into a fire-damaged house and stole $2,500.

Thursday, May 17
RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY — La Espiral residents reported at 2:53 p.m. that someone broke into their house, most likely through a small door leading to the basement, and stole $32,150 worth of items.

Friday, May 18
RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY — Homeowners on La Espiral reported at 11:35 a.m. that someone broke into their house, which was under construction, and stole $1,180 worth of construction equipment.

Monday, May 21
RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY — Oak Road residents reported at 6:13 p.m. that their house was burglarized and $982 worth of items were missing.

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