From police reports dated through July 23.

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.

Assault

2500 block of Bolton Road, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on July 20.  The victim said a man pulled an orange box cutter on him and also threatened to shoot him. The suspect was arrested.

 

2500 block of Piedmont Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported at a nightclub on July 22. An officer was flagged down by the security staff about a physical altercation between the victim, a comedian, and the suspect. Two witnesses said there was a fight inside the restaurant and ended up outside. The suspect was seen picking up a tabletop and throwing it at the victim, making contact and rendering the victim unconscious. The suspect was identified at the scene. . He was charged with aggravated assault and transported to city jail.

 

900 block of Canterbury Road, NE – Aggravated assault was reported on July 23. A man had a physical altercation with a woman. The man took the woman’s purse and gun, and fired a single shot into the air. The man also said he was going to shoot the officer who confronted and arrested him.

 

Burglary

700 block of Sidney Marcus Boulevard, NE – A larceny from an apartment was reported on July 15. The victim said she was out of town for three days. Upon her return she discovered that her jewelry armoire in her bedroom and computer bag were missing. There were no signs of forced entry into the apartment. The jewelry taken was valued at $2.500.

 

4300 block of Northside Drive, NW – A residential burglary was reported during the morning of July 18. The victim said she noticed 36 sets of silver flatware, 32 silver services, one tray and one silver antique dish were stolen.

 

600 block of West Paces Ferry Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on July 20. Unidentified suspects entered the home of the victim through the basement side window. The reporting party said that a 60-inch flat screen TV, a couple of wine glasses, and two signature sports jerseys were taken from the basement. 

 

700 block of Cosmopolitan Drive, NE – A residential burglary at an apartment complex was reported on July 20.  APD met with the leasing agent to the property who said that the household appliances, cabinet fixtures, and light fixtures had all been removed from the property. There were no signs of forced entry.

 

1600 block of Moores Mill Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on July 21. The victim returned home and saw that his basement window was broken out.  He said a pressure washer, propane commercial heater, albums and foreign currency was stolen.

 

2600 block of Birchwood Drive, NE – A residential burglary was reported on July 22. The victim said she was told by her daughter that the kitchen window was wide open, and the victim was sleeping upstairs. When she checked the kitchen she discovered that her wallet that was on the table was stolen. The victim said that the window may have been left unlocked.

 

2900 block of Nancy Creek Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on the evening of July 23.   

Someone kicked out the front door of the residence, entered and took items inside. A neighbor saw a man sitting in a silver or gray Volkswagen Passat backed up in her driveway. When she asked who he was and what he was doing, the suspect said he was waiting on a friend. She said that another man who had been in front of her home returned to the vehicle and they left the scene. She was not able to get a tag number.

 

Robbery

3200 block of Lenox Road, NE – A pedestrian robbery in the street was reported on July 23. The victim said that while walking from the MARTA station, he was attacked by three men. The victim was able to provide a description of one man. The victim couldn’t see the other two because his glasses were knocked from his face. The man snatched the victim’s iPad from his hand and was slammed to the ground.  The men fled the scene. The victim refused medical attention. The men may have been captured on MARTA video surveillance.

 

Larceny

3400 block of Lenox Road, NE – A larceny at a hotel was reported on July 17. The victim said when he woke up he discovered that his laptop, watch and $500 in cash was missing from his hotel room. The victim said he remembered going to a nightclub, but does not remember leaving. Videotape showed the victim entering the hotel lobby with a woman, and showed the woman leaving the hotel shortly after and getting into a taxi. The victim believes he may have been drugged and brought back to the hotel by the woman.

 

1800 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A larceny from a business was reported on July 19. An officer responded to a call at discount store about a man working there with store credentials even though he was not an employee.  The manager said the subject had, for the past two days, been working in the store dressed in a uniform normally designed for managers, pushing carts with merchandise and even helping close the store at the end of the shift.  Video footage showed the man removing a television worth over $500 and then leaving the area. The suspect’s wife confirmed that he brought the television home. The subject was arrested and charged with theft by taking. His cellphone and store credentials were taken.

           

4000 block of Peachtree Dunwoody Road, NE – A larceny was reported on July 19. The victim said after being in an assisted care facility, she left and returned home, and saw almost all of her jewelry was missing from her house. Her son claimed to have taken it to his house “for safekeeping.”  She said she recovered one bracelet and two rings, however the rest of her jewelry was not returned. She said she witnessed some of her jewelry in her son’s house during a previous visit. According to the victim, her son is mad at her for returning home because he wanted to keep her in the assisted living facility for the rest of her life. She also said her son and his wife have a key to her house and they also know the security passcode, and they have taken other items from her house in the past without permission.  She also reported that on either July 14 or 15 she put a 14-karat gold watch with diamonds on the bezel into her jewelry drawer, and that on July 18 she opened the drawer and the watch was gone.  The missing jewelry has been appraised at over $39,000.

600 block of Lindbergh Drive, NE – A larceny at a gas station was reported on July 19. The victim said he left his wallet on the counter, and then left the station after getting some gas.  He returned to the counter and found his wallet missing.

 

2000 block of Howell Mill Road, NW –A larceny at a business was reported on July 20. The victim said while she was inside the restaurant, she put her cellphone on the counter to place her food order.  When she turned to pick it up, it was gone. The victim called her cellphone and heard it ringing in the men’s restroom. She went into the restroom and asked the suspect if he had her cellphone. He replied that it was his phone that was ringing and refused to return the phone to the victim. The suspect was charged with theft by taking.

 

2500 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A larceny at a business was reported on July 21. A suspect was arrested after he was observed by a home improvement store manager pushing a cart out of the building with $798.70 worth of copper cable. The suspect did not have a pay receipt for the items in the cart. All items were returned.

 

500 block of Pharr Road, NE – A larceny at a hotel was reported on July 21. The victim checked in to her room and placed her laptop on a chair. Upon returning to the hotel, she noticed that an unknown person had entered her room and taken her laptop. There was no tracking device and the hotel guest service employee said that the camera system was struck by lightning two weeks ago and it is inoperable.

 

Larceny from Vehicle

900 block of Canterbury Road, NE – A larceny from an auto at an apartment complex was reported on July 17.   Five vehicles were broken into at the address. A witness said she saw six men during this time.  All vehicles had pry marks on the side of the window opening. One suspect had a weapon tucked in the front of his shorts. When the suspects spotted the witness, they fled.

 

800 block of Sidney Marcus Boulevard, NE – A larceny from an auto in a parking lot was reported on July 17. The victim said she parked her 2010 black Volvo in the parking lot of a store. When she returned, her purse was missing from the passenger floor board of the vehicle.

 

500 block of Twin Springs Road, NW – A larceny from an auto at a residence was reported on July 18. The victim said he left his vehicle at his home over the weekend and didn’t drive it again until a few days later. He said he left his sunroof open. He said his golf clubs where missing and didn’t need a report. His insurance was going to cover his loss.

 

3100 block of Northside Parkway, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on July 19. The victim said he was working inside the location assembling cable wires for a television installation. His vehicle was parked in the driveway with a 60-inch flat screen TV inside the bed of the truck. When the victim returned to his truck, he discovered that the television was missing from his vehicle.

 

300 block of Pharr Road, NE – A larceny from an auto at a residence was reported on July 21. The victim parked his vehicle and left a green shoulder bag in plain view on the back seat.  When the victim returned, he noticed his left rear passenger side window broken and his shoulder bag containing $2,000 and his passport were missing.

 

Auto Theft

2100 block of Piedmont Road, NE – Auto theft from a business was reported on July 22. The company requested extra patrol at the location for stolen U-Hauls. The reporting person said he had video of unknown suspects fishing in the drop box, taking the keys and stealing the trucks. A suspect was seen coming from behind the building and checking the vehicles parked on the side of the business.  An unknown man later was found inside, lying on the floor pretending to be asleep. He was charged accordingly.