The following incidents and arrests are some but not all of the reports filed with SSPD over the listed period, dated through Oct. 6.

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


Concourse Parkway 30328 – On Oct. 1, a woman reported that while walking from a parking lot to a  hotel, she and another person were robbed by two men armed with a gun. The suspects told the victims to get on the ground, causing both victims to run. The suspects fled in a silver Dodge Charger with black or dark-colored rims. The car had a total of four persons in it. According to the victims, they believe the suspects followed them to the hotel from the IHOP.

4500 block of Roswell Road 30342 – On Oct. 1, a man said that around 9 p.m. he was getting off the bus and was approached by a man who demanded his wallet and cellphone. The victim waited a week before reporting the crime.


2200 block of Queen Anne Court 30328 – On Oct. 1, the victim reported that someone forced entry into her front door.  Several items were missing.

1600 block of Windridge Drive 30350 – On Oct. 2, a man reported that he returned from out of town and found that someone had entered his apartment by forcing the door.


8200 block of Colquitt Road 30350 – On Oct. 1, a woman reported that someone stole $300 from her nightstand. She has a dispute going with her roommate and believes she took it.

5500 block of Roswell Road 30342 – On Oct. 1, a woman reported that about a month ago she met a woman who was sitting outside Einstein Bagels on Hammond Drive. The woman was crying. She had two kids with her, ages 4 and 5. She felt sorry for the woman who told her she had no place to stay. She felt sorry for her, so she let her stay with her and made her a key to her apartment. The victim was living with her ill mother at the time, so she was not at the apartment. One day, she returned to the apartment and found that the woman was gone. So were a number of items, including clothing.

300 block of Mt. Vernon Highway 30328 – On Oct. 1, an employee of the Fulton County Library reported that someone took cash from the cash box in the office of the library.

8400 block of Roswell Road 30350 – On Oct. 2 a 32-year-old man reported that his 2003 Chevrolet Impala was stolen.

5500 block of Interstate North Parkway 30328 – On Oct. 3, a woman said that during a fire drill, someone stole her purse that was under her desk. $700 in cash was taken from the purse. Other items, including a camera, USB flash drive and contents were taken.

6700 block of Lisa Lane 30328 – On Oct. 3, a man said he let two homeless people stay at his home. They stole his 1999 Isuzu Rodeo. He told the officers that he sent certified letters to the two people to return the car.

Theft from Vehicles

Articles were stolen from vehicles on the following dates:

8200 block of Colquitt Road 30350, Oct. 1.

5900 block of Roswell Road 30328, Oct. 1.

6000 block of Lake Forrest Drive 30328, Oct. 2.

Mt. Vernon Highway 30328, Oct. 2.

1900 block of Island Ford Parkway 30350, Oct. 2.

Cedar Run 30350, Oct. 3.

100 block of Smithdun Lane 30328, Oct. 3.

4800 block of Jett Road 30342, Oct. 3.

6200 block of Park Avenue 30342, Oct. 3.


A man reported that he received a letter about a loan that he didn’t apply for. He got a second letter from another company saying his loan had been denied. Someone was trying to purchase electronics in his name. He put a freeze on his credit and filed a police report.

A man reported that someone used his name and information to purchase three iPhones from a Sam’s Club in Charlotte, N.C.


200 block of River North Court 30328 – On Oct. 2, a woman got into an argument with her male roommate. During the argument, the man hit the woman on the head with a Swiffer Duster Broom. She said both had been drinking. The man fled before the cops arrived.


300 block of Winding River Drive 30350 – On Oct. 3, Alpharetta PD notified SSPD that a car had been stolen on Aug. 26. The 2005 silver Acura’s information was placed into the database of the LTR. The LTR is a mobile tag reader in the police car. The reader’s program showed that the tag and car had been in the area of Dunwoody Place several times since the date of the theft. The officer narrowed the time span to morning hours, so that information was relayed back to the Alpharetta PD detective. The detective said a possible suspect was known as “Pooh.”  On Oct. 3, an was on Dunwoody Place and spotted the vehicle. The car was seen behind a building on Winding River Drive. The suspect got into another car and that car was stopped by the officers. There were several people in the car. “Pooh” was arrested and charged with possessing the stolen car as well as some cocaine and marijuana.

6200 block of Roswell Road  — Cops arrested a man who was intoxicated and urinating on several restaurant mats behind a restaurant.