The following information was provided to the Buckhead Reporter by the Zone 2 precinct of the Atlanta Police Department from its records and is presumed to be accurate.
1100 block of Huff Road, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on April 17. The victim said she had a physical confrontation with the arrestee. She said an argument started when she asked the arrestee to leave the apartment. He put his hand on her throat and jaw bone. The man admitted the allegation. He was arrested for battery and reckless conduct.
1600 block of Tallulah Street, NW – On the evening of April 19, an aggravated assault was reported. The witness said his brother acted violently toward the father, resulting in a deep cut to his father’s left arm. Another witness said he was working in the kitchen when he observed the subject enter the victim’s room aggressively, striking him on the chest, and this resulted in a fight causing injuries. The subject made a threat to burn down the house. The suspect was arrested and taken to jail for aggravated battery and terroristic threats.
3300 block of Piedmont Road, NE – Aggravated assault at a restaurant was reported on the evening of April 23. The victim said he and the suspect had been sitting and speaking about life. The victim said he got up and went to the bathroom, and when he returned the suspect said he felt insulted and placed a handgun at the victims’ head. The suspect left in a gray BMW 5 series. The suspect has a prosthetic leg.
700 block of Moores Mill Road, NW – On the evening of April 20, a residential burglary was reported. The witness said she saw a few people break into her neighbor’s home. The witness said she saw the front door open and noticed the television was missing. She said the neighbor was not home, so she called the neighbor’s son and informed him what she observed. She noticed a red 4-door Dodge vehicle and a truck occupied by three men drive away. The pickup truck was reported stolen from Fayetteville. Among the items stolen was one laptop computer, two platinum rings and one 42′ flat screen TV.
1300 block of Northside Drive, NW – An attempted burglary at a hotel was reported on April 20. A man wearing a blue bandana demanded the victim open the door. When the victim refused, the suspect broke the front window and attempted to enter. The suspect then ran away.
3600 block of Kingsboro Road, NE – A burglary was reported on April 21. The victim said she left her location at 9 a.m. When the pest control person came around 10:45 a.m., he noticed the rear kitchen window lying on the ground and saw several items of paper thrown on the floor. Among the items stolen were two suitcases and a set of house keys.
800 block of Buckhead Trace, NE – On April 22, a burglary was reported at an apartment complex. The victim said she was upstairs on the main floor and heard a noise and voices coming from the basement. She said she was calling the police when the intruders fled. The windows in the basement had been removed, but the intruders did not take anything. Two neighbors said they saw two men in their 20s driving away in an older model black Honda.
2800 block of Northside Drive, NW – A commercial burglary was reported at this location on April 22. Zone 2 units received an alarm call from school detectives saying three men were leaving the school with computers in their arms. Five computers were stolen from the high school’s computer room. Paper was stuffed in several outside door latches. The computer room door’s window had been smashed and entry was gained into the room. A witness from across the street said he heard what sounded like people running through the woods behind a nearby church.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny was reported on April 9 at a restaurant. The manager said he left his watch in the manager’s office that morning, and when he returned the next day it was missing.
70 block of West Paces Ferry Road, NW – A larceny was reported on April 17. The victim said she left her wallet in the basket at a market. She didn’t realize she left it in there and when she checked on her cards, she noticed $3,000 worth of merchandise was purchased.
500 block of Northside Circle, NW – A larceny at an apartment complex was reported on April 18. The officer responded to a suspicious person call, and upon arrival, the victim said a friend of his who has frequented his apartment stole his Diesel watch ($400) over a month ago. The victim also said that when he called the man to get the watch back, the other man threatened to kill him.
3200 block of Peachtree Road, NE – On April 18, a larceny at a hotel at this location was reported. The guests of the hotel left their room secured. When the couple returned, their room had been rummaged through and a Mac Pro Book valued at $3,400 was missing.
1000 block of Lenox Road, NE – A larceny was reported at this location on the evening of April 18. The victim said he last saw his phone on April 1. The following Monday he noticed that both of his phones were missing. He said the reason he did not call at the time was because he thought that he might have misplaced them.
2800 block of Northside Drive, NW – A larceny at a school at this location was reported on April 19. A student said his Mac Book laptop was stolen during lunch. He was in the court yard area, and placed his multi-colored Sorta Dirty book bag behind some bushes like he always does during lunch. He noticed there were about 11 students standing near that area. When lunch was over he went to get his book bag and noticed his laptop missing from his book bag. The laptop is a 13” inch, white in color with “EMO” sketched on the inside.
3500 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny was reported from a department store on April 19. The reporting person said someone had stolen four treadmill frames while they sat on the loading dock waiting to be assembled. He said they were just the metal frames, not the mechanical parts.
2300 block of Parkland Drive, NE – A larceny was reported on the evening of April 19. The victim said while she was waiting at the MARTA bus stop at Adina Drive at Lindberg Drive, two men approached and snatched her blue-and-red purse containing one U.S. passport belonging to her daughter, one Mexican Consulate ID and $45. She said neither man appeared to be armed. She said the men were heading toward Parkland Drive. The victim said she was scared and did not see anything else, and she was not able to immediately report the crime because she did not have a cell phone and had to wait for her mother to return home to call 911.
1100 block of Moores Mill Road, NW – On April 19, a larceny was reported at a gym. The victim said his wallet was stolen from his locker while he was at the YMCA. He said that he lost his locker key while inside the gym, and when he returned to his locker someone unlocked it and took some items.
1700 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A larceny eas reported from a grocery store on April 20. The arrested person was observed on video surveillance taking a shopping cart full of food totaling $1,200 without paying.
1800 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A discount store reported a larceny on the evening of April 21. A Loss Prevention Officer said the suspect entered the store, selected several items listed on an old receipt and then attempted to return the items at the customer service counter for a cash refund.
2400 block of Parkland Drive, NE – A larceny was reported at an apartment complex on April 22. The witness said he noticed people removing a washer and dryer that belonged to the apartment complex. They were in the process of loading the machines onto a Home Depot rental truck when confronted by the witness. The “movers” said they had responded to a craigslist.com ad and told him who they paid for the washer/dryer.
2500 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A larceny at a home improvement store was reported on April 22. The witness said at 4:30 a.m. he was walking his dog on Morosgo Drive when he saw two men pulling two flower racks into a U-haul parked on Morosgo. They worked very quickly and packed up as soon as they saw him watching.
1400 block of Northside Drive, NW – A larceny from a business was reported on April 22. The reporting party said he saw the gate was open and unlocked. An inspection of the premises revealed a welder and 100-150 feet of copper lead wire valued at $5,000 was missing.
Larceny from Vehicle
380 block of Woodward Way, NW – A larceny from a parking lot was reported on April 17. The victim said he was volunteering at a golf club and arrived around 7:30 a.m. and when he returned at 12:30 p.m., he discovered the window of his vehicle had been broken. He said a bag with an American Softball Association umpire uniform was stolen. Also stolen: one set of Mizuno mp 67 golf irons, one Ping driver, one Ping 3-wood, one Scotty Cameron putter, one black gym bag with blue straps, powder blue shirt and a royal blue cap.
3300 block of Habersham Road, NW – A larceny from an auto in a parking garage at this location was reported on April 18. The victim said that an unidentified person stole a few items from his 2006 Landover. He said he parked his vehicle at the location and when he returned 10 hours later, the items were gone. He said the vehicle had been left unlocked. Among the items stolen: one checkbook, three credit cards, a wallet, one briefcase and one BlackBerry.
2100 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from an auto in a parking area was reported on April 18. The victim said he parked his vehicle at approximately 9:15 p.m. to pick up some pizzas, and returned to it at 9:26 p.m. Upon returning to his vehicle he realized that his passenger side front window was busted out and some items were taken. He said that a number of other vehicles were damaged as well. The items taken from his vehicle were a red book bag that contained a laptop, scanner, Casio camera, his wife’s brown shoulder bag that contained an Acer computer with 32 clients’ personal information and three of her clients’ social security numbers, and a personal planner that contained more sensitive information. Another victim came forward and said his vehicle was also damaged, that his driver’s side rear window was busted ou,t but nothing was missing. He also said he and his wife cleaned up the broken glass prior to the officer’s arrival.
100 block of West Paces Ferry Road, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on April 19. The victim said she returned to her vehicle and the left rear window was broken out. Her handbag was taken from the trunk.
2600 block of Peachtree Road, NW – An auto theft in a parking garage was reported April 19. The victim said he parked his motorcycle in the garage and it was not there when he went to leave for the day. The incident was caught on camera. The recordings show a newer model red Ford Mustang, occupied by what appears to be two men, enter the garage at 11:30 and leave at approximately at 11:49 with the motorcycle following.
3100 block of Piedmont Road, NE – An auto theft in a restaurant parking lot occurred on the evening of April 23. The valet at the restaurant left the vehicle running and door open as the customer was walking to the vehicle. The suspect jumped into the vehicle and was chased by the valet. The vehicle was followed to a Lenox Road parking garage, where the suspect hit a parking garage access arm and the suspect fled. The valet drove the vehicle back to the customer before police arrived.