Suspect is a woodchuck? At 8 a.m., Moraga PD officers received a report of a truck running over shrubbery at a Moraga Road church, getting temporarily stuck. A witness reported a license plate number. Officers discovered a large pile of wood chips dumped on the church property. Investigation continues.
Family argument. A motorist flagged down an officer at Moraga Road and Moraga Way. She said he had been arguing with her 15-year-old son, who had threatened her. The officer advised the lad on the possible consequences of making threats to harm others.
Tennis anyone? Moraga PD assisted St. Mary's College in investigating the burglary of tennis equipment from an office.
Big damage. At 3:46 p.m., damage was estimated at $25,000 for two cars after a moving vehicle rammed into a parked car at Campolindo High School. The driver told officers she had dozed off briefly and drove forward into the unoccupied car at the curb. No injuries were reported.
Gun amnesty. A man on Hammond Place told police he no longer want to own his two handguns and turned them into police for destruction.
Reckless golf carts. Officers investigated a report of golf carts on public roadways. They advised that California Vehicle Code prohibits operating a golf cart on any highway except in a speed zone of 25 mph or less. It also prohibits crossing streets with a posted 35-mph speed limit.
Rug job. A red, handmade Persian rug valued at $2,000 was missing from the dining room of a Corte Mateo house for sale. The homeowner said many people have keys and/or access via a realtor's lockbox.
Moraga PD: Rug Stolen, Golf Carts Careening
Also, a human woodchuck trespassing at a church is reported in the Moraga police blotter from Jan. 26 to Feb. 2.