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Moraga PD: Mountain Lions On the 14th Hole?

Also, reports of a persistent solicitor who rambled on, as reported in the Moraga police blotter from Jan. 31 to Feb. 3.

Moraga PD: Mountain Lions On the 14th Hole? Moraga PD: Mountain Lions On the 14th Hole?

Jan. 31
Tax fraud? A Rheem Boulevard resident reported to Moraga PD that a W-2 form was torn with only half left in her mailbox. She reported it to police for fear of identity theft.

Feb. 1
Solicitations. Police investigated a solicitor who made a Draeger Drive resident uncomfortable. The solicitor for magazine subscriptions was advised of the procedure for obtaining a letter permit from Moraga PD. A police check revealed a warrant from Cobb County, Georgia, but the warrant was non-extraditable. The solicitor was released. A couple hours later, there was a complaint about a solicitor on El Paraiso Court but, by the time officers got there, he was gone.

Neighborhood cinema. Two women argued. One complained about the other video-recording children playing on Ascot Drive. There were no arrests.

Suspicious male disappears. In the evening, in three different neighborhoods (Larch Avenue, Moraga Road and Natalie Drive), there were complaints about a suspicious-acting black male. In one neighborhood, he was seen with a clipboard. In another, he was reported to have a Southern accent, knocking on a resident's door and "rambling about a youth group." In each of the three complaints, officers arrived and the man had rambled on.

Don't run. Eight teenagers were partying in front of the Home Goods store at the Rheem Shopping Center. One teen tried to run away from police. He was transported to the hospital for excessive alcohol consumption. Officers released the other teens to their parents.

Feb. 2
Two teens, one Acura, much trouble. At 4:37 p.m., two 17-year-old males in an Acura ran a stop sign at Camino Ricardo and Corliss. The officer pulled the Acura over and smelled "non-burnt marijuana," then found an opened bottle of vodka in a backpack in the car. Allegedly. There were citations for failure to stop at a stop sign and violation of provisional license. The driver was entered into the Juvenile Diversion Program because of the alcohol.

Feb. 3
Battery. A suspect was arrested for willful harm to a child for striking a 16-year-old boy on Woodminster Drive.

That'll make you miss your putt. At 1:04 p.m., there was a report of a pair of mountain lions stalking the veldt of the 14th hole of the Moraga Country Club. An officer checked the area without seeing any lions.

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