From police reports dated through April 6.
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.
3700 block of Roswell Road, NE – An aggravated assault at a nightclub was reported on March 31. A man was struck in the head with a beer bottle brandished by another man, causing a laceration to the left side of the victim’s head.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on April 1. The suspect was watched shoplifting True Religion jeans on camera, passing all points of sale. When store security attempted to detain the arrestee for stealing blue jeans, the arrestee reached into his bag and pulled out what appeared to be a silver 9mm handgun with a black handle, pointed it in the guard’s face, then took off running. The suspect was found beneath a deck and arrested. The object the arrestee used had fallen out of his pocket and was not located.
3700 block of Roswell Road, NE – A woman reported a possible assault on March 31. She said she consumed four drinks in an hour at a nightclub, felt sick, then went on the patio for some fresh air. She blacked out for four hours and remembered talking to a man wearing a blue oxford shirt. When she came to, she was sitting at a table at a fast-food restaurant without her purse, wallet, cellphone, shoes or underwear.
2400 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A rape was reported on April 6. A woman said a co-worker sexually assaulted her after attending an outing with other co-workers at a restaurant. She believes the man possibly put something in her drink that caused her to go in and out of consciousness. She could only remember parts of the night and was later driven to the hospital by a friend.
1900 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A robbery was reported on March 25. A man was opening up his gym when two men approached him wearing black masks. They tried to rob him. The men fired three rounds, striking the victim in the hand and wrist. The men drove off in a dark-colored vehicle.
2000 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A robbery was reported on March 27. A man and woman agreed to meet suspects they found on craigslist.com in a grocery store parking lot to purchase two new iPhone4s for $460 each. The suspects walked out of the store; one suspect approached the passenger side of the victim’s vehicle and gave the woman the cellphones. When the woman opened her wallet, the suspect reached inside the vehicle and tried to snatch the cash from her. She struggled and retained the cash. As the man in the car attempted to roll up the window, one suspect struck him in the head with his fist.
600 block of Garson Drive, NE – A robbery was reported on March 27. While at his residence, a man was approached by two other men who demanded $800. They then proceeded to put the victim in his trunk and brought him to the bank to withdraw funds in excess of $2,800.
100 block of Karland Drive, NW – A robbery at a residence was reported on March 29. Three men robbed the victim at gunpoint. The suspects took a laptop from his residence. The suspects forced the man into his own vehicle and made him drive to an ATM to withdraw $300 cash.
1800 block of Johnson Road, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on April 6. A man said he was walking down the street when two men approached him and asked for a cigarette, and then for money. When he told them he didn’t have any money, one of them hit him twice in the head, causing an injury to his lip. They took $60, an iPhone, two debit cards and a Mexican Consular identification card.
1800 block of Meadowdale Avenue, NE – A residential burglary was reported on March 26. A camera, lens, saxophone, guitar and various jewelry items were taken. No signs of forced entry.
3600 block of Northside Drive, NW – A residential burglary was reported on March 27. A woman returned home and noticed a silver SUV backed up in her driveway with a woman in the driver’s seat. The victim asked the woman what she was doing, and the woman said she was “just leaving.” She asked the victim to back up.
The victim noticed a man walk from behind her house, and he told her he was looking at her house because it was for sale. When she attempted to dial 911, the man brandished a silver handgun. The victim dropped the phone and ran to a neighbor’s house.
The man jumped into the victim’s vehicle and drove off, followed by the woman in the silver SUV. The vehicle was recovered a short time later; no suspects were on the scene. The victim’s back door had been kicked in and several drawers were opened. A jewelry chest inside a pillow case was left in the hallway, but nothing was taken.
1300 block of Northside Drive, NW – A commercial burglary was reported on March 30. A lock was damaged on storage facility, and a washer and dryer were stolen from the unit.
2100 block of Cheshire Bridge Road, NE – A residential burglary was reported on March 31. A man left one of his apartment windows open while he went out of town for two weeks, and when he returned he noticed that he was missing $4,300 and his 12-gauge shotgun. There were no signs of forced entry.
600 block of Phipps Boulevard, NE – A residential burglary was reported on April 6. While a woman was away from her residence, items were taken. She said the only people with a key are cleaning people and building maintenance. She said things were removed from her night stand, including stocks/bonds, a U.S. passport and a birth certificate.
3500 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a specialty store was reported on March 24. A man selected a Rolex watch with his left hand and concealed it in his left pocket. When confronted by a store employee, he removed the watch and placed it on a display pad. The watch is valued at $86,000.
3400 block of Northside Parkway, NW – A larceny was reported on March 26. The suspect entered the store and took a large bottle of Hennessy, worth $70, and Patron, worth $50, and approached the
counter. The suspect then ran from the location, entered a black Lexus GS 300 and drove off. The tag was traced to a man who resides in Buford.
3500 block of Northside Parkway, NW – A larceny from a restaurant was reported on March 27. The suspect took a taxicab to the location and had no way to pay the fare. The suspect also ran up a bar tab with no way to pay. The suspect’s credit card was declined, and the suspect was charged with theft of services and transported to jail.
2000 block of Bolton Road, NW – A larceny from a gas station was reported on March 26. A man driving an SUV opened the panel on a gas pump and bypassed the pump to allow the gas to flow without paying. Numerous cars utilized the pump for almost an hour before the clerk realized what had happened. Approximately 400 gallons of gas were pumped without being paid for.
700 block of Sidney Marcus Boulevard, NW – A larceny from a gas station was reported on March 27. A man took five cases of soft drinks from the business without paying. He threatened to kill everyone he could.
1900 block of Peachtree Road, NW – A larceny was reported on March 28. A woman, who was with a patient at the hospital, said her phone was stolen from the location. She said the phone was placed on the bed table, and when she returned, it was no longer on the table. Tracking on the phone showed its last location was at the hospital, but it was turned off after that.
3500 block of Northside Parkway, NE – A larceny was reported on March 28. A woman said while she was attending church, two men came in and took her wallet out of her purse. The incident was caught on video.
3500 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a specialty store was reported on March 28. While at the store, a woman was seen by loss prevention taking a watch, valued at $325, off a shelf. She ran from the store, passing all points of payment, knocking security to the ground in flight.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a discount store was reported on March 30. The suspect went into the store, selected 15 pairs of shoes, and then ran out the back door without paying.
1400 block of Paces Ferry Road, NW – A larceny was reported on April 1. A man said he placed his wallet and cellphone underneath a bush inside a bag to go jogging. Upon return, he said the items were missing. A witness said the empty bag was found and thrown away.
1600 block of Ellsworth Industrial Boulevard, NW – A larceny was reported on April 4. While the business was open, patio furniture was taken from the showroom.
1800 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A larceny was reported on April 5. The suspect was seen shoplifting a mattress on video by the loss prevention officer.
1900 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a restaurant was reported on April 5. A former employee entered the store and tried to provoke an argument with other employees. He then began throwing chips all over the store and damaged several bags. When employees attempted to call 911, the suspect walked to the back of the store and tried to stop them from calling. He then grabbed two bags of chips and left the store without paying for them. When he left, he pulled the door so hard that it broke.
500 block of Main Street, NE – A larceny at a nightclub was reported on April 5. A man said a woman picked his front right jean pocket and took a debit card and $100 in cash.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny was reported on April 6. While at a hotel, a man said his six NCAA tickets were taken from his wife’s purse while in the lobby. No suspects, no video.
Larceny from Auto
3400 block of Lenox Road, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on March 24. The suspect punched a hole in the lock, taking a radio, $1,000 Nikon camera, three fishing rods worth $1,000, and two other cameras.
3000 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on April 2. A woman said a valet parked her vehicle. She had left her rings in the console. She said after dinner her vehicle was returned about an hour after waiting. She didn’t notice until the next day when she went to go get her rings that they were no longer in the vehicle.
200 block of Pineland Road, NW – An auto theft was reported on March 26. An unknown suspect stole the victim’s 2003 Ford, along with $7,000 that was in the center console and $10,000 worth of equipment from the attached camper.
1100 block of Collier Road, NW – An auto theft was reported on March 26. A 2009 silver Honda was parked at the victim’s residence, and the vehicle was allegedly taken by a female “star” who came home with the victim from a nightclub hours prior. The man said he met this woman at the Koo Koo Room, and, with both in agreement, arrived at his home, where she next proceeded to leave and not return. The vehicle was placed on ACIC, and a lookout posted for the woman and the vehicle.
2500 block of Piedmont Road, NE – An auto theft was reported on March 31. A man was attempting to sell his motorcycle to the suspect whom he met online through craigslist. When they met at the location, the victim got off his motorcycle and then the suspect got on the motorcycle and rode off.
1800 block of Piedmont Avenue, NE – An auto theft was reported on April 6. The vehicle was taken from the “ready line” at the car wash by an unknown subject. It was discovered when the victim went inside to pay the cashier monies owed. The keys were with the vehicle. The theft was not witnessed; all employees were accounted for.