From police reports dated through April 20.
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.
900 block of Canterbury Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on April 8. A man said he picked up a woman and two men, and he was attacked because the woman wanted him to make a U-turn. The man said the suspects left the scene after he was attacked and did not pay the $19 fare.
2000 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on April 9. A woman said another woman assaulted her in the back of the restaurant by grabbing her hair and punching her. She said the suspect then held her face to the ground and used her knee and started kneeing her in the face. The victim yelled for help when a co-worker came outside to help. The victim said the woman pulled out a knife and started walking toward her and threatened to flatten her vehicle tires. The suspect left the scene.
2200 block of Northside Drive, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on April 9. A woman said as she was driving from her place of business, another woman pulled out in front of her, attempting to hit her. She said the woman got out of the car in an attempt to fight her, saying she was going to kill her. After the light change, the suspect got behind the victim’s car and slammed into the back of her vehicle, causing the rear bumper to come apart.
1700 block of Northside Drive, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on April 9. A man said while at a hotel he heard a noise, and looked out the window and noticed a man had broken into his vehicle. He went outside and noticed the man was still inside his vehicle. The victim said he confronted the man, and was stabbed in the shoulder and neck. He said a blue SUV pulled up and the man jumped in and left the scene.
2300 block of Parkland Drive, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on April 12. An officer responded to a fight call, and when he arrived, he could smell freshly burnt marijuana. He saw a marijuana cigarette in plain view on the floor. A man was waiting outside the apartment and said he didn’t feel safe. After the officer walked toward the door, the suspect took off running and made it to the garage door where he tripped and fell. The victim said the suspect had just gotten out jail and started questioning him concerning a box of unused condoms. He also started shaking and shoving the victim into the wall. The victim said the man then grabbed a knife and chased him down the hallway. The suspect was arrested.
1800 block of Cheshire Bridge Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on April 20. The suspect got into a verbal altercation with the victim. The suspect then pulled a box cutter on the victim.
4000 block of Roswell Road, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on April 9. A woman said her vehicle was hit from behind, and when she pulled over to give information and call 911, the other party got out of their car and robbed her of her purse and watch. The suspect left, driving a Chrysler 300 with tinted windows.
3100 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on April 9. Three men robbed the victims at gunpoint, and then fled the scene in a black Toyota. The suspects crashed the vehicle after a pursuit. They were arrested. Three pistols and a purse were found in the vehicle.
2400 block of Piedmont Road, NE –A robbery was reported on April 11. A man snatched the victim’s cellphone from the bar and ran out of the building. The victim ran after the suspect and got into a short fight with the suspect, causing injury to the victim’s left knee.
1800 block of Cheshire Bridge Road, NE – A robbery was reported on April 13. A woman said she was robbed at gunpoint in a hotel room while she was visiting someone she had just met. She said she was held for an hour in this room and that the suspect stole her money, cellphone and Xanax.
2500 block of Bolton Road, NW – A commercial robbery was reported on April 16. An employee said two men entered the business around 8:40 p.m., walked up to a cash register and demanded money. The employee said the shorter robbery suspect was in possession of a black, semi-automatic pistol and said “Give me all your money.” The victim said that the top part of the safe was open because he was preparing to close out the cash registers in order to close the store at 9 p.m. He said the suspects took about $900 from the safe and then made him walk to the manager’s office, where $600 in cash was taken from a drawer.
400 block of Bishop Street, NW – A commercial burglary was reported on April 8. A man discovered that someone had kicked open the rear door of the location and cut all of the phone lines, Internet lines and power lines. He said nothing was taken from the warehouse. The warehouse was vacant and there was nothing of value in there.
500 block of Bishop Street, NW – A commercial burglary was reported on April 13. A lock was damaged on the victim’s garage, and a lock pad, three bicycles, microwave and 10 feet of copper piping were missing.
900 block of Courtenay Drive, NE – A residential burglary was reported on April 18. The suspect was able to talk to the victim for about 10 minutes while someone went into the home and stole $70 cash and four gold rings.
1600 block of Merton Road, NE – A residential burglary was reported on April 20. Forty-eight pieces of jewelry and a gold watch were taken from the victim’s home. The victim was not able to specifically name the jewelry. The victim noticed the rear door was damaged.
First block of W. Paces Ferry Road, NW – A larceny was reported on April 7. While the business was open, five suspects, three man and two women, entered and were seen on surveillance taking items from the shelves, cutting off the tags with their teeth, and placing the items in their sweat pants, passing all points of payment.
600 block of Phipps Boulevard, NE – A larceny was reported on April 7. A man and woman came to the victim’s house selling magazines. The victim let the suspects inside of the residence. While inside, the man asked to use the bathroom. After the suspects left, the residence the homeowner noticed that her purse had been moved. An ID, $60, two address books, a change purse and a check were stolen. Cameras are located at the entrance and throughout the building.
300 block of Woodward Way, NW – A larceny was reported on April 7. A man placed a golf bag behind the clubhouse, then left the bag to go inside and get a drink. When he returned to the spot where he placed the bag, it was no longer there. An iPhone was also inside the bag. The phone was unable to be tracked.
200 block of W. Wieuca Road, NW – A larceny was reported on April 8. A man said he sat his bag of golf clubs in front of the building and when he went back, he noticed his driver club was missing.
1800 block of Piedmont Avenue, NE – A larceny from a gas station was reported on April 8. The victim said a man and a woman entered the store and the man concealed in his pocket two candy bars, a bag of peanuts, a bag of cookies, two cellphones and a wallet. The victim said he stopped the man and the man emptied his pocket. The man begged him not to call the police and left the scene after the employee attempted to call the police.
200 block of W. Wieuca Road, NW – A larceny was reported on April 10. A man said he sat his bag of golf clubs down and when he went back he noticed his putter was missing.
300 block of Woodward Way, NW – A larceny was reported on April 9. A man said he left his golf clubs unattended outside of the clubhouse, and when he returned one of the golf clubs was missing.
300 block of Woodward Way, NW – A larceny was reported on April 10. A man said he left his golf clubs in the rack at the back of the clubhouse and went inside to pay. When he returned he found his Ping club missing.
200 block of W. Wieuca Road, NW – A larceny was reported on April 11. An unknown suspect stole the victim’s golf club from his bag.
1000 block of Huff Road, NW – A larceny was reported on April 11. A woman said she left her iPod in her apartment, and when she returned it was missing. She said she had a work order request for a non-functioning air conditioner from management, and the work request letter was left in the apartment. There were no signs of forced entry.
400 block of E. Paces Ferry Road, NE – A larceny from a jewelry store was reported on April 11. The employee said a man in his 70s entered and asked to see some jewelry. Afterward the man took an item, put it in his pocket and exited the store.
3200 block of Downwood Circle, NW – A larceny was reported on April 12. A woman said she left her cellphone on the counter at the doctor’s office. She said a man came into the office to turn in a resume and admitted to taking the phone.
1900 block of Piedmont Circle, NE – A larceny from a specialty store was reported on April 13. A suspect walked into the store and loaded $75 dollars worth of adult video onto a card and then left without paying.
2100 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny was reported on April 16. A woman used her purse to prop open the door that led to the parking deck while she went back to her vehicle. Her phone was taken from her purse while it was left unattended. Video footage showed a man with her phone.
1700 block of Monroe Drive, NE – A larceny was reported on April 18. A man was caught by store security shoplifting two toothbrushes. He was arrested.
2500 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A larceny from was reported on April 19. A store corporate employee entered the precinct to report that a suspect has rented over $14,000 worth of tools which were due back on Oct. 2, 2012, and Nov. 14, 2012, respectively. None of the tools have been returned, and an attempt to locate the suspect has brought forth no results. The employee said that this suspect has done this before to the store chain throughout Florida. He also said that Gwinnett and DeKalb counties have outstanding warrants out for the suspect’s arrest.
Larceny from Auto
3400 block of Northside Parkway, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on April 12. A vehicle was broken into, and a white envelope containing $2,400 was taken from the center console.
100 block of W. Wieuca Road, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on April 17. A suspect was seen sliding through the window of the victim’s vehicle, taking two iPhones and other items.
3400 block of Stratford Road, NE – A larceny from an auto in a parking garage was reported on April 20. An unknown suspect smashed the rear passenger window, taking a laptop, iPad, watch, two wallets, a Blackberry phone, necklace, four credit cards, two bags, a Gucci belt and a Louis Vuitton belt.
3100 block of Peachtree Road, NE – An auto theft was reported on April 10. The men entered a gym asking about getting a membership. The three distracted the gym employee, taking car keys from behind the counter that belonged to a Land Rover. The three men drove off with the vehicle.
1000 block of Wildwood Road, NE – An auto theft was reported on April 10. A man was seen walking up to the victim’s vehicle, getting in and driving away. The victim said that the keys were left in the ignition.
3700 block of Peachtree Road, NE – An auto theft was reported on April 12. A man was seen getting in the victim’s vehicle and driving away, after the victim left the vehicle running and unattended. The victim called the precinct about two hours later saying his friend was able to locate his vehicle in a grocery store parking lot.
2000 block of James Jackson Parkway, NW – An auto theft was reported on April 19. A man said he parked his vehicle with the key inside and went into the grocery store. Video shows another man leaving the store, entering the vehicle and driving off, heading west. The victim said he had a .38 Smith & Wesson in the console.