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.
1700 block of Northside Drive, NW – Aggravated assault in a parking lot was reported on August 7. The victim said her ex-husband struck her with his vehicle. She said she is from Kentucky and he is from Florida, and they came to Atlanta to exchange their daughter. The victim’s mother- in-law witnessed some of the incident.
3100 block of Cains Hill Place, NW – Aggravated assault was reported on August 10. A woman had an active restraining order against a man whom she used to date, and he chronically visited her against the court order. The man was arrested for aggravated stalking.
First block of Normandy Court, NE – A residential burglary was reported on July 31. The victim of the home had been gone two days and had his friend come to the house and check to see if anything was missing. The friend said the victim was missing a brown paper bag containing a large amount of cash.
3800 block of Roswell Road, NE – A burglary at an apartment complex was reported on August 1. The victim said that an unidentified individual stole her Apple Mac book. She said she went outside to walk her dog and left the door open. When she returned her laptop was stolen. She called on the date that the incident occurred but she wanted to go to bed so she cancelled the police.
50 block of Pharr Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on August 7. The victim was asleep while someone was in his home. He said when he woke up he noticed a lot of his things were missing and the front door’s chain was undone. He said he takes medication which makes him sleep hard.
1900 block of Bolton Road, NW – A commercial burglary was reported on August 9. The victim reported that the church’s nursery was burglarized and items taken. A microwave oven and portable radio were taken. The victim said he discovered the items missing when he found the rear door open. The perpetrators entered after throwing a rock through a glass panel on the rear door of the location.
2300 block of Parkland Drive, NE – A robbery at a residence was reported on July 31. The victim said her ex-boyfriend came to her mother’s apartment. When the victim told him that she would not talk to him anymore, he kicked in the front door, damaging the door frame; threw several items around; kicked two holes in the living room wall; knocked over a table breaking a television valued at $100; and damaged a vase valued at $400. The suspect would not let the victim use her cellphone and threw it towards her, striking her on the left side of her face, and then left the apartment with the phone.
1200 block of Collier Road, NW – Robbery of a pedestrian was reported on August 1. The victim said that two unidentified young men approached her when she got out of her vehicle with a money bag containing $2,031. The men pushed her down and away from the vehicle and ripped the deposit bag from her hands.
1200 block of Chattahoochee Avenue, NW – Robbery of a pedestrian was reported on August 1. The victim said he parked in the bank’s parking lot. When he get out the vehicle, two young men, armed with silver, semi-automatic pistols and wearing diamond earrings, approached and took two deposits of $2,478 and $1,831.
1200 block of West Paces Ferry Road, NW – A commercial robbery was reported on August 8. An unidentified armed suspect came into the restaurant and pointed a gun to victim #1’s head, forcing him inside to open the safe. The victim did not know the combination. The suspect then asked for victim #2. The suspect forced her to open the safe containing $4,202. The suspect left the scene with the cash and said, “Tell Dallas thanks for the money!”
2200 block of Dunseath Avenue, NW – A robbery of a pedestrian in the street was reported on August 9. The victim said he was robbed while walking along Dunseath Avenue after purchasing items from a neighborhood store. The victim then said a man wearing black clothing pushed him to the ground and took his wallet, subsequently fleeing the scene on foot. He also reported the person that robbed him could have been the individual working inside the store. There were inconsistencies in the victim’s statements as it related to the description of the attacker and the time of the incident. Another officer responded to the scene to interview the victim, and the inconsistencies in his story continued.
3400 block of Buckhead Loop, NE – A larceny from a department store was reported on July 31. The suspect placed a pair of True Religion sneakers on his feet and placed his old ones in the box and walked past all points of sale.
800 block of Bellemeade Avenue, NW – A larceny at a residence was reported on July 31. The victim left his company cellphone on the counter during a cookout. It is unknown which of the people attending took the phone.
3500 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny at a grocery store was reported on July 31. The victim said someone ran past her and took her cellphone and pulled her hair. The victim then said some witnesses got in their car and informed the suspect that if he didn’t give the item back they would do bodily harm to him. He then gave her phone to them. They went back to the location and gave the victim her phone.
3400 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a department store was reported on August 1. The reporting person said that two men came into the store and exited with six pairs of Louis Vuitton sunglasses valued at $3,500.
3100 block of Northside Parkway, NW – A larceny was reported on August 1. The victim withdrew $500 from the ATM in the 1700 block of Howell Mill Road. He said that a man bumped into him and apologized. The victim said he went home to the 3100 block of Northside Parkway and was bumped by the same man. A camera showed the victim getting pickpocketed.
600 block of Morosgo Drive, NE – A larceny was reported on the evening of August 4. A young woman was sitting outside of the location and a man approached her, took a necklace from around her neck, and rode away on a motorcycle.
700 block of Cosmopolitan Drive, NE – A larceny at an apartment complex was reported on August 8. From video footage, an officer saw an unidentified man, bald, riding his bicycle, stopping at the victim’s patio. He took her patio table and two chairs without authority. The unidentified suspect also took a backpack containing items worth $120 inside.
700 block of Longwood Drive, NW – A larceny from a residence was reported on August 8. The victim said that the she gave a ring to the suspect and the suspect agreed to make payments to her on the ring. The suspect has stopped making the payments, and has put the ring in a bank safe deposit box. The suspect has refused to give the ring back to the victim.
700 block of Sidney Marcus Boulevard, NE – A larceny at a restaurant was reported on August 10. Two men not known to each other were sitting and talking. One man decided he wanted to go inside and left his laptop with the man whom he did not know. The man went inside, and the other man took the laptop and left.
800 block of Glenbrook Drive, NW – A larceny at a residence was reported on August 10. The victim said that when he went outside to water his plants he discovered that his generator had been stolen from his residence. The victim said that the generator was chained down and covered with a piece of plywood.
500 block of Main Street, NE – A larceny was reported on August 13. The suspect(s) stole the victim’s lawn equipment (two weed eaters, a blower, a drill, a generator, at lawnmower, a gas can, two hedge trimmers, and one riding lawnmower) and the trailer that was parked at the location.
Larceny from Vehicle
3800 block of Roswell Road, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on August 1. The victim said he parked his vehicle at the listed location. He looked out the window and saw a man inside his vehicle. The subject took his laptop and then left into a cream-colored, four-door sedan. The victim attempted to follow the subject, but was unable to keep up with the vehicle due to heavy traffic.
130 block of West Wieuca Road, NW – A larceny from an auto in a parking garage was reported on August 2. The victim left his keys inside of his bumper and went to work out. When he returned he noticed the keys were missing. The victim said his laptop and phone were missing. Both items have tracking capabilities on them.
1200 block of West Places Ferry Road, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on August 3. Two victims reported two laptops were stolen from inside of their vehicle. One laptop was under the dashboard and the other under the driver’s side seat.
First block of Peachtree Battle Avenue, NW – A larceny from an auto at a school was reported on August 7. A witness noticed a man walking down a street from the school with an orange purse under his arm. After seeing this, the witness went into the school parking lot and noticed two women standing by a vehicle with a broken window. The victims said they were missing an orange purse, so the witness went back to the street noticed the same guy but now he had money and credit cards in hand. The suspect got onto MARTA, but was stopped by the units and all items were returned to the victims. The suspect was arrested.
Northside Drive & I-75, NW – An auto theft was reported on August 3. The victim reported that her 1997 gold Saab 90a sedan had broken down. She came in contact with the suspect who towed her vehicle. She was leaving to go out of town for one day. She was able to contact the suspect who then suggested she have the vehicle scrapped for money. When the victim returned she was not able to contact the suspect again.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – An auto theft was reported on August 4. An unknown person entered the victim’s office and took her handbag, which contained her Georgia driver’s license, car keys, etc. The victim said she did call the police, but was told that someone would return her call to complete a report. Credit cards were canceled during this time. At some point, the suspect drove away in the victim’s vehicle. The victim later discovered the vehicle was gone. Cameras were not available in the parking deck, however there was a camera in the lobby of the building. The vehicle was recovered in the 300 block of Thomasville Boulevard.