Lamorinda Patch is seeking official confirmation of what we understand was the arrest of three people taken into custody after the car they were in was stopped on Moraga Way in Orinda Monday.
We believe the three may have been wanted for a burglary either in Orinda or Lafayette earlier in the day. Passersby reported a vehicle stopped at Moraga Way and Orchard Road just before noon, with a heavy police presence on hand.
Area police have been attempting to put a stop to a regular string of brazen, daylight burglaries in recent months, . In those instances carloads of individuals have been driving to local homes, often in proximity to Highway 24, going to the front door of the residence and knocking to determine if anyone is at home. If not, the burglars are either kicking in the front door of the residence or going around the back to enter at the rear.
It is not immediately known if the trio taken into custody Monday were tied to any of those crimes.
We'll update this story when more information becomes available.