From police reports dated through Feb 9.
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.
3100 block of Roswell Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Jan. 28. A man said he had a verbal confrontation with a group of men. He said the restaurant’s staff kicked him and the suspects out of the building. He said he was walking to his car when the same group of men confronted him and assaulted him. He was struck in the back of the head with a bottle. He could not describe the suspects’ appearances.
1900 block of Piedmont Circle, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Jan. 29. The victim was stabbed while hanging out with friends. The suspect left the scene and when he returned, he had a switchblade knife and stabbed the victim for no apparent reason.
1600 block of Marietta Road, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on Jan. 31. A man said he was in an altercation with a co-worker at work when their supervisor told them to go home. He said while walking to his car, he and the same co-worker got into an altercation again when the co-worker
attacked him, punching him and puncturing his chest with something sharp. The victim’s wound was small and not life-threatening. The man was seen at Grady.
3200 block of Peachtree Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Feb. 9. A woman said she and her children were assaulted by her boyfriend while staying the night at a hotel. The suspect reportedly became upset that the two minor victims were horsing around in the room. One minor said the man picked him up and tossed him across the room. The other minor child received injuries from being pushed into the toilet inside the bathroom. The woman received injuries to her arm while fighting with the boyfriend. The victims were held against their will for over an hour. The man then fled with the victims’ cellphones.
1900 block of Moores Mill Road, NW – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Jan. 31. A man walked from his apartment to a store on Moores Mill Road. As he exited the store to walk back home, he was approached by a man with a gun in his waist band who demanded the victim’s money. The victim said he had none. The suspect then removed the victim’s wallet and retrieved $45 from it. The victim said the suspect struck him repeatedly in the face, side of the head and neck with a piece of metal in his hand. He could not say if it was a gun, brass knuckles or some other type of metal. This caused a possible broken nose, cuts, scrapes and contusions to his head, neck and ear. He could not describe what the suspect was wearing at the time of the incident. However, he did say he is sure he has seen the suspect in the area before.
2400 block Marietta Boulevard, NW – A commercial robbery was reported on Jan. 31. A man entered the restaurant, demanded to know where the money was, and attempted to show a gun at his waist. He made off with approximately $20 from a tip jar.
1100 block of Woodland Avenue, NE – A residential robbery was reported on Jan. 31. A man got into a physical altercation with his friend, the suspect, when he declined to pay for the friend’s bus ticket. The friend punched the victim in the face and hit him with a vase. The victim said that his friend stole his iPhone, Trac phone, credit card and ID.
1900 block of Peachtree Road, NW – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Feb. 3. A woman said she was walking outside of Piedmont Hospital when two men confronted her and told her to give them her phone. She said as she attempted to run away from them, one of the suspects pushed her down and began kicking her in the ribs. They left when she started screaming and other people noticed. The suspects did not get her phone. She received pain to her hip and back.
3400 block of Oak Valley Road, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Feb. 3. A man said two men robbed him. One man pushed him off his bicycle while the other took his backpack, which contained a Kindle e-reader, work clothes and bike accessories. The suspects referenced having a gun and told the victim to hand over his cash and iPhone.
3200 block of Lenox Road, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Feb. 5. A woman said while walking from the parking lot to her apartment, she was approached by three men who snatched her vehicle’s keys and attempted to enter her vehicle. She was able to fight off the subjects and they ran off.
1900 block of Piedmont Circle, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Feb. 5. A man said that the suspect walked up to his vehicle, so he opened the door. The suspect reached between the victim’s legs and retrieved his wallet that contained $1,100. The suspect said nothing to the victim. The suspect then jogged off.
1700 block of Defoor Place, NW –A pedestrian robbery was reported on Feb. 6. A woman said she was walking the bank deposit to the bank when she was approached by two men with a gun demanding the bag.
1200 block of Collier Road, NW – A commercial robbery at a restaurant was reported on Feb. 7. A man said two men attempted to rob him using a handgun. He ran outside of the business searching for help. Money, totaling $27, was taken from the cash register.
1000 block of Chattahoochee Avenue, NW – A commercial burglary was reported on Jan. 30. A liquor store was broken into through the rear brick wall. The owner, after looking through the store, said that cigarettes, lottery tickets and liquor had been stolen. He also said that his safe inside the store was damaged, but not broken into. A sledgehammer was found and was turned into property as evidence. A unit took fingerprints and photographed the items left outside of the building.
2500 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A residential burglary was reported on Jan. 29. A woman said she returned home to find the door ajar and several items missing from inside her apartment. There were
fingerprints recovered from several liquor bottles that were moved by the suspects. The peephole to the front door had been removed during the theft.
2300 block of Parkland Drive, NE – A residential burglary was reported on Feb. 2. A woman said her apartment had been broken into. There were no signs of forced entry. Among the items stolen: four floor lamps, one entertainment stand, two bar stools, clothing, one curtain and three chairs.
1200 block of Booth Street, NW – A commercial burglary was reported on Feb. 4. A man said he arrived at his place of business and saw broken glass lying on the ground. He entered and saw a man inside. The victim shouted to the man “What are you doing?” The suspect responded “Looking around.” It was at that time the suspect pushed the victim down and ran out the door. The suspect returned to retrieve a duffle bag. When the victim attempted to stop him from taking the bag the suspect assaulted the victim and fled. The suspect and bag were recovered a short distance away. He was positively identified by the victim and charged.
1300 block of Northside Drive, NW – A commercial burglary was reported on Feb. 5. A door was pried open on a storage unit and a flat screen television, Fender electric guitar, 190 DVDs, paint gun, five hats, matching shirts, a sander and a grinder were missing.
1000 block of Chastain Park Court, NE – A larceny at a residence was reported on Jan. 29. The suspect came to the victim’s home to repair her laptop. The man told her that he had to take her laptop to his car to run a check on it. He never came back.
First block of Old Ivy Road, NE – A larceny from a restaurant was reported on Jan. 31. The arrestee was seen hiding a bottle of wine in an oven, then later removing the item from the location.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a discount store was reported on Jan. 31. The reporting party said the suspect was caught on camera putting an item in his jacket. When the suspect was confronted by security officers, he fled the scene, leaving behind the jacket. His jacket contained his driver’s license.
1700 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A larceny was reported on Jan. 31. The manager at a pawn shop said a man was shoplifting inside the store. The man stole a cordless drill and an air ratchet from the shelves.
First block of W. Paces Ferry Road, NW – A larceny from a supermarket was reported on Jan. 31. Witnesses said they saw the suspect take a wallet out of the victim’s purse. A witness said the suspect was confronted by security and took off running, throwing the victim’s wallet.
2000 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny was reported on Feb. 2. A woman said her iPhone 4 was taken by a man whom she allowed inside her residence. She said the man, whom she had just met, only was inside approximately five minutes before leaving.
1900 block of Peachtree Road, NE –A larceny from a specialty store was reported on Feb. 4. A man came into the store and asked about prepaid phone service. When the employee went into the back of the store to check, the man unscrewed a phone from the counter and left with it.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a specialty store was reported on Feb. 8. The store manager said he was holding one of his employees for internal theft. The manager reports that from December 2012 to January 2103, the employee would ring customers up and then void the items. The money was then pocketed by the employee.
Larceny from Auto
2000 block of Manchester Street, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on Jan. 27. A woman parked her vehicle in a vacant lot for a few hours. When she returned to the lot the tires and rims were missing. She did not have any serial numbers and did not call the police until later that day, after her husband came to put the factory tires on. Total value of tires/rims: $5,000.
2000 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on Jan. 28. A man said he parked his vehicle and when he returned, he noticed his iPhone and iPad were missing. He said his vehicle was unsecured because the doors usually automatically lock themselves.
1500 block of Southland Circle, NW – A larceny from numerous vehicles was reported on Feb. 5. An unknown suspect entered the business through the fence. The suspect stole 18 batteries from nine trucks at the location. The fence was cut and there are no alarms on the vehicles.
100 block of Bolling Road, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on Feb. 6. A man was seen breaking into a vehicle. An officer detained a man matching the description of the suspect in the area. The man had a green wallet, grey bag, and change on his person which was the victim’s property. The suspect was charged with entering an auto and transported to Fulton County jail.
2100 block of Defoors Ferry Road, NW – An auto theft was reported on Jan. 28. A man said that the suspect took the keys to his vehicle and drove off. The vehicle was taken from his driveway. The man said the suspect was visiting him.
2100 block of McKinley Road, NW – An auto theft was reported on Jan. 29. A woman said she parked her vehicle and when she returned she noticed it was gone. She said she did not have the keys and probably left them in the ignition. Nothing showing possible forced entry.
2300 block of Montview Drive, NW – An auto theft was reported on Feb. 7. A man said he left the keys in the door pocket of his vehicle and, when he returned, he noticed that his vehicle was gone.