From police reports dated through Dec. 29.
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.
2700 block of Pine Tree Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on the morning of Dec. 16. A man woke up to find a bullet hole in the wall of his closet, after hearing a loud noise the night before.
1100 block of Woodland Avenue, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Dec. 17. The victim said he believes his ex-boyfriend gave him HIV, after finding a pill bottle containing several large pills.
2600 block of Lenox Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Dec. 23. The arrestee chased the victim around his home with a large knife threatening his life; when she could not catch him, she threw the knife at him.
1900 block of Piedmont Circle, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Dec. 26. A man was attacked in the bathroom at Midtown Bowl by two other men. After getting attacked, two friends of the initial victim chased the suspects to a parking lot where a suspect produced a gun and fired a single shot in their direction. A shell casing was found at the scene. One victim was taken to Grady. No victims were shot. A witness identified two suspects.
1100 block of Huff Road, NW – A rape was reported on the morning of Dec. 18. A woman said that at 11 p.m. she went to a music studio in the area of Northside Drive and 11th Street with a man she met at a Waffle King on Candler Road. She said while at the studio, the suspect gave her something to drink, which made her dizzy, made her mouth numb, and debilitated her. She said the suspect had sexual intercourse with her. She said she was too weak to push him away, and said three other men had forcible sexual intercourse with her. She said she dressed herself, then the suspect carried her to his vehicle, and they went to a Shell gas station, and then back to his apartment on Huff Road and had sexual intercourse. The victim said the suspect told her to take off her clothes, she complied, and noticed a man standing in the darkness of a closet with a long, rifle-like weapon and noticed another man lying on the floor with a handgun. She said she accused the suspect of trying to kill her. She said the suspect gave her father a non-existent address when she called him. She said she put on a T-shirt and ran out of the apartment to Ellsworth Industrial Boulevard. As an ambulance transported the victim to the hospital, the suspect followed for several minutes before turning away. The victim sustained visible lacerations consistent with forcible sex. A search warrant was obtained and the victim’s shirt, mail addressed to the suspect, a gun magazine, rounds and empty codeine bottles were discovered.
1900 block of Piedmont Circle, NE – A rape was reported on Dec. 22. The victim’s co-worker made the report of rape after the victim called her job from a pay phone at a gas station, saying she would not be at work because she was raped by a man she went to school with. She said the man took her to Gwinnett County to party and drink. She said she was assaulted by the man and a woman at the party after a verbal confrontation, and said she was heavily intoxicated and could not remember details before the man drove her back to a hotel. She said he crawled on top of her without her permission, had sexual intercourse and put a pillow over her mouth so she could not scream. She refused a sexual assault kit and had already taken a shower. Grady EMS responded to the scene to check for injuries, since she said she was having headaches, and had visible scratches and bruises around her neck and face area. She refused treatment and transport.
3500 block of Northside Parkway, NW – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Dec. 17. Two men approached the two victims in the parking lot with a black handgun, and told them to give up their purses. After taking the victims’ property, the suspects left in a white Ford Focus with an orange front license plate.
1900 block of Piedmont Circle, NE – A robbery was reported on Dec. 18. A man approached the victim and asked to use his phone. When the victim refused to let him use the phone, he snatched the victim’s phone, then started punching him. The arrestee ran away from the scene and into a hotel room, where he was later arrested.
900 block of Paces Ferry Road, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Dec. 21. Two men threw the victim to the ground and one of the suspects stole her purse. Her purse contained a debit card, credit card, driver’s license, iPhone and $50 cash. The phone was turned off and could not be tracked. Other suspects were waiting in a silver sedan.
800 block of Sidney Marcus Boulevard, NE – A robbery was reported on Dec. 23. Three men with black semi-auto handguns entered the victim’s room and started beating him with the weapons and demanding his money. The three suspects, along with their female friend, left with $2,200 stolen from the victim.
1900 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A pedestrian robbery outside of a hospital was reported on Dec. 24. A man approached the victim as he was walking on the sidewalk, pointed a gun in his face and told him to “Give me everything you got.” The victim threw his hands in the air, dropped his phone and ran away.
200 block of Colonial Homes Circle, NW – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Dec. 28. Two men robbed the victims at gunpoint. The suspects pointed a silver pistol at the victims and stated “Give us everything you have.” The victims’ iPhones, purse, wallet, credit cards and keys were stolen. The victims’ car was taken also.
1900 block of Howell Mill Road, NE – A commercial burglary was reported on Dec. 16. While the business was closed, a suspect or suspects entered through a rear door that was pried by what appears to be a screwdriver. The suspects left a drill bit behind. Items taken were medication and there was damage to a paper shredder.
3200 block of Roswell Road, NE – A commercial burglary was reported on Dec. 16. While the business was closed, the suspect smashed all points of entry and damaged property. He threw a beer bottle through a window and threw out two monitors, damaging the monitors. The suspect fell asleep at the location and used the phone to call his mother.
1900 block of Hollywood Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Dec. 20. The victim said someone entered the residence and stole the hot water heater. The reporting party said there was no forced entry, but someone drank beer and left the empty bottles behind.
200 block of Hollywood Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Dec. 21. A man said he was home and heard a banging on the door but did not get up. He said after he woke up he noticed
damage to the front door. He said he did not call the police because he had no electricity. He said the person could have been his missing daughter.
1900 block of Marietta Boulevard, NW – A commercial burglary was reported on Dec. 21. A man said he left and when he returned he noticed that someone had gone into the back storage room and stolen 50 cartons of cigarettes. He said the suspects tore out the wood soffit below the roof.
3400 block of Tuxedo Road, NE – A residential burglary was reported on Dec. 24. A woman said she last saw her jewelry box when she kicked it under the bed, and when she returned, she noticed the box was gone with over $40,000 worth of jewelry. She said there was no forced entry. She said the only people who have access are her daughter and housekeeper.
1200 block of Wesley Circle, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Dec. 28. A woman said she noticed several pieces of sterling silver flatware missing from her residence. She believes it to be the hired cleaning service that she uses.
1500 block of Piedmont Avenue, NE – A larceny was reported on Dec. 18. The reporting person said that while his delivery truck was parked at the loading dock unlocked, someone opened the back of the truck and stole three bottles of wine.
1700 block of Wesley Road, NW – A larceny was reported on Dec. 18. The arrestee was seen opening mail boxes in the area. When he was stopped he had mail in his possession belonging to 17 residences.
2100 block of Peachtree Road, NW – A larceny was reported on Dec. 18. A woman said she placed her purse on the back of her chair at a restaurant. When leaving restaurant she noticed her credit cards, debit card, driver’s license and $200 cash had been taken out of her wallet which was in her purse. A credit card was used at Atlantic Station, with $1,000 charged on it.
3500 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a department store was reported on Dec. 18. The reporting person said that 84 pairs of panties were stolen from a display table inside the showroom floor.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a department store was reported on Dec. 20. A woman was seen by loss prevention employees taking several hats and ear muffs from the women’s accessory section. She left the store and proceeded down the escalator, where she went to the front mall entrance. She was arrested and charged with shoplifting.
1800 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A larceny from a discount store was reported on Dec. 20. A woman was seen selecting items from around the store, going over to the self checkout line, then placing the items into store bags. From there she went to customer service and returned the items, receiving a store gift card for $359.53.
3000 block of Peachtree Road, NW – A larceny was reported on Dec. 21. A man said he rented an apartment from the suspect and made two $1,550 payments. He went out of town and returned to find the locks changed on the door after he moved some of his property inside.
2200 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a gas station was reported on Dec. 24. An unknown suspect took four or five candy bars, four or five cookie packages, four or five Rice Krispies treats, two packs of gum and three juice drinks.
3900 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from an apartment complex was reported on Dec. 29. A woman said she returned home after a maintenance employee entered to perform a work order on a leaking pipe. She noticed several doors to rooms opened that were left closed. Upon further inspection, she noticed blood smears on the light switch and door frame. She reported five rings were missing. A supervisor normally accompanies workers into the units, but this time he did not. Both workers denied knowledge of the missing items.
Larceny from Auto
1700 block of Commerce Drive, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on Dec. 19. The rear left passenger window of a vehicle was shattered. A Winchester rifle was stolen. A second victim’s right side passenger window was shattered and the front passenger door handle was damaged. Golf balls and a lantern were stolen.
3300 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A larceny from an auto at a hotel was reported on Dec. 20. An unknown suspect damaged the driver’s door lock to gain entry. The hood was popped and a headlight, hidden bulbs/lights, car battery and stereo were stolen from one vehicle. Nothing was taken from a second vehicle. Fingerprints were obtained and turned into property.
900 block of Hawick Drive, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on Dec. 21. A man said they parked their car near the garage and when they returned they noticed his pistol and bank check card were stolen off the front seat. He said the vehicle was unsecured.
3200 block of Roswell Road, NE – A larceny from an auto at a nightclub was reported on Dec. 23. The victim saw a truck with its door open and light on. The victim went over to confront the suspect and ask if he were allowed to be in the vehicle. The suspect said no and swung at the victim. The suspect was arrested. The suspect took $63 in cash, hair trimmers and headphones, which were recovered.
1500 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on Dec. 29. Front and rear windows on the passenger side of a Cadillac Escalade were shattered and items were taken: a backpack with $4,000 cash, seven passports, six iPads and two iPhones.
4200 block of Northside Drive, NW – An auto theft was reported on Dec. 18. An unknown suspect stole the victim’s vehicle after he left it unlocked with the keys in the ignition.
2300 block of Marietta Boulevard, NW – An auto theft was reported on Dec. 28. A man said he parked his truck next to the front door and left it unlocked and running. When he came out of the store a witness told him that a man drove off in his truck.