The following information was provided by the Sandy Springs Police Department from its records and is presumed to be accurate.


Cedar Run 30350 – A man reported that three black males dressed in black robbed him at 9 p.m. Nov. 3 of $150 and his phone while he was in his van. The robbery occurred at in the parking area of Azalea Park Apartments.


5700 block of Roswell Road 30342 – The manager of a storage unit company Oct. 30 said she saw one of the tenants removing a considerable amount of goods and placing them in a car. She thought it odd since she was familiar with the tenant’s storage space and knew the tenant didn’t have all that much. Turns out the tenant was helping herself to goods from at least two other storage units. Warrants for the suspect were taken out this week.

100 block of Windsor Cove 30342 – According to the victim, a purse from a woman’s car on Oct 31 and at least two other items were taken from inside the garage area and just inside the home next to the garage entry door. It appears the garage door was left open and the door leading to the home was unlocked.

5200 block of Woodridge Forest Trail 30328 – A woman reported Nov. 2 that when she returned home she saw a white or Hispanic male with his arm in a sling walking from her house to a white Ford Explorer occupied by another person. Later, she heard a noise near one of her windows and saw the same man attempting to pry open the window. She yelled “What are you doing?” and the man ran to the car and the car left the area.

400 block of Mt. Vernon Hwy 30328 – A woman reported Nov. 3 her laptop was stolen from her room. There was no forced entry or other evidence other than the missing laptop.

1000 block of Brentwood Way 30350 – Someone entered the victim’s apartment Nov. 3 through a kitchen window. At least two laptops and two digital cameras were stolen from the three occupants of the apartment.

300 block of Carpenter Dr. 30328 – A resident of an assisted–living facility Nov. 5 said she left her room for a while. She left the room unlocked. Later when she returned, she saw a woman standing next to her dresser on the far side of the bed from the door. The woman told her she was sent there to get her but couldn’t tell her why. She gave a name the victim didn’t recognize. The woman then immediately left. Other witnesses later said they saw the same woman going door–to–door and checking to see if they were unlocked. The woman was seen leaving the facility and walking towards a parking lot on 270 Carpenter Drive. Nothing was missing.


5400 block of Roswell Road 30342 – Someone stole several AC units Nov. 4 from the side of an office building.

200 block of Sandy Springs Place 30328 – A woman reported Nov. 4 that while she was in the Kroger Store, she was in the egg section when someone took her wallet out from her purse that was in the shopping cart. The purse had $35 cash in it.

Theft from vehicles

Articles were stolen from vehicles on the following dates:

1100 block of Hammond Dr. 30328, Oct 31

200 block of Hilderbrand Dr. 30328, Oct 31

600 block of Roswell Road 30328, Oct 31

5600 block of Roswell Road 30342, Oct 31

100 block of Concourse Parkway30328, Nov. 2

700 block of Hammond Dr. 30328, Nov. 2

5600 block of Roswell Road 30342, Nov. 2

Amberidge Trail 30328, Nov. 2

500 block opf Northridge Road 30350, Nov. 3

Glen Oaks Dr. 30328, Nov. 4


A woman called police and reported that she was selling furniture on The price was $400. A man contacted her and sent two money orders totaling $1700 and told her to send the difference to another person. She deposited the two in the bank and was then told they were fraudulent. The report doesn’t say if she shipped the furniture out.

6900 block of Roswell – A man said the following: A man who he knows only as “D” asked him for his checking account number so that he could deposit a check into the (victim’s) account. He deposited a check for $9700. The man, known as “D,” later asked the victim to withdraw the money. The bank told him the check was no good.

Scam alert

A man contacted “USA Auto and Loan Finders, Inc.” on Craigslist. He spoke to a man named Dennis. Dennis was to find the victim a loan for a car. The victim gave Dennis $500 and his personal information including his social security number and a birth certificate. Dennis hasn’t been seen since.


Cedar Run 30350 – Two girls Oct. 30 got into a fight over furniture. One girl was injured when the other opened the door into her face—then punched her. The punch broke a bone in the assailant’s hand. Both are moving to separate apartments and were not sure about prosecuting.

5900 block of PDR 30328 – Officers arrested Leroy Thomas on Oct. 30 for panhandling.

6900 block of Roswell Road 30328 – Cops were called to a fight Oct. 30 and were told by the woman that her husband thought another guy was flirting with her so he beat him up. They were all drunk. All were arrested.

1100 block of Hammond Dr. – Publix employees detained a woman who stole several items and put them in her purse. She then attempted to leave the store. She was arrested.

7325 Roswell Road 30350 – A man Nov. 3 paid for goods at the Shell Station with a twenty–dollar bill. The clerk noticed the bill didn’t feel right and found it to be counterfeit. The police were called and the man was arrested.

6100 block of Roswell Road 30328 – During a traffic stop Nov. 3, the officer ran a driver’s information on their computer database. The information showed he was wanted by Atlanta Police Department for check forgery. He was turned over to Atlanta police.

1000 block of Brentwood Way 30304 – Officers Nov. 2 were called to an apartment on a domestic dispute. They determined that the man was angry at the woman and then punched a hole in the wall with his fist. He was intoxicated. He said it was her who punched the wall and then he began cursing at the officers.

Short fuse

A woman reported that she was in bed with her boyfriend and was annoyed because he was on his laptop and it kept her awake. She told him mockingly that she was going to pour Asian soup on the keyboard. The boyfriend, apparently incensed over the threat to damage his laptop or perhaps his dislike of Asian soup, hit her and turned over her dresser. He then left—and took his laptop. She had a minor injury to her nose. She was given information on obtaining a warrant on the suspect.