From police reports dated through May 4.
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.
2000 block of Marietta Boulevard, NE – A homicide was reported on April 26. A man was seen inside the victim’s van hitting the victim with a hammer. The suspect then left the scene in a black Jeep Cherokee with another man. The tag on the Jeep Cherokee had been hidden by a towel or a T-shirt. The victim was transported to Grady Hospital where he died from his injuries. He suffered injuries to his head and chest, and had an apparent gunshot wound to his abdomen.
2500 block of Pinetree Drive, NW – A rape at an apartment complex was reported on April 23. A woman said she was sexually assaulted by a neighbor of her ex-boyfriend after she willingly entered his residence for drinks. She said she began to feel dizzy after consuming the drinks and was assaulted by the man. She took a shower after the sexual assault and refused a report at the time. She later came forward about the incident and reported a previous incident involving the same man. Both times she willingly entered the suspect’s residence.
700 block of Miami Circle, NE –An aggravated assault was reported on April 21. A woman was out at a nightclub celebrating her birthday when she told her husband that her ex was going to be there to DJ, and they could go to another club. The husband did not want to go to another club. She said she asked him to dance, which he declined, so she danced with one of her friends. After she exited the dance floor, her husband became upset with her and threw a glass of water at her. In return, she threw a glass of water at him and missed. She went to the ladies’ room to dry off. He approached her and began yelling at her.
700 block of Sidney Marcus Boulevard, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on April 26. During the course of a physical altercation with her boyfriend, a woman cut him with a box cutter. The boyfriend had a three-inch cut to his left bicep and a two-inch cut to his left forearm.
3400 block of Lenox Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on April 27. A woman was in a dispute with her girlfriend. The victim said the suspect hit her on her head and arms, and also in the face with a pole. The suspect was not on the scene when police were called.
400 block of Lindbergh Place, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on April 27. A man said he was stabbed in his chest near his left breast. There was blood on the front door. SWAT responded to the location and deployed tear gas into the apartment. SWAT found the suspect in a rear bedroom with cuts to his wrists. He was transported to Grady Hospital before going to Fulton County Jail. The victim was transported to Grady as well.
4100 block of Northside Parkway, NE – An aggravated assault at a construction site was reported on May 3. A man was stabbed in the stomach by a co-worker after a disagreement over flooring. They were pulled apart by several co-workers. The man realized he was stabbed by the suspect. The suspect fled the scene but was later contacted and agreed to come to the precinct. The suspect said the victim confronted him and became aggressive by chest bumping and pushing him with his hands. The suspect said he was grabbed by the victim and held against the wall with his hands over his head. The suspect said he was afraid of the victim due to his size. The suspect admitted to taking out a knife and cutting the victim in the side.
3700 block of Roswell Road, NE – A commercial robbery was reported on April 21. Three suspects attempted to rob a restaurant with one firearm and one fake firearm. All three were arrested.
300 block of Pharr Road, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on April 26. A woman was dropping off her friend when a man approached the passenger-side door demanding that the victim hand over his wallet, while two other men approached the driver’s side and demanded that she give them her phone. She handed over her phone, dropped her keys and ran off. She said one of the suspects had on an Adidas jacket and pointed a gun to her chest. One suspect drove off in her Toyota Corolla, and the other two suspects left in other vehicles.
800 block of W. Wesley Road, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on May 1. The victims initially were in a moving car. A small SUV hit their vehicle. When one victim got out to inspect the damage, he was robbed at gunpoint. Three suspects drove off.. A wallet and purse also were stolen.
3200 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A commercial robbery was reported on May 2. A woman was buzzed inside a jewelry store by employees. She appeared nervous and continued to look over her shoulder. As she turned to leave, two or three men rushed in with handguns drawn. One employee said one of the men pointed a black-and-silver handgun at the employee’s face and robbed him of his belongings. A second suspect began demanding money from the register and insisting that the showcases be opened. The suspect took $2,500 from the cash register and $300 in a separate bag under the register. The suspect then picked a witness and demanded he take him to the safe. The witness was escorted to the rear of the business where the safe was opened. The suspect was given a box of jewelry from the safe.
After being robbed, the victim said he ran from the business through an exit door on the side of the business. Shortly afterward the victim saw the robber exit the same side door pointing a handgun in his direction. After the suspects exited the store they were seen jumping over a fence in the rear parking lot of the plaza. Two large mesh bags filled with jewelry were discovered in the rear of Martina Drive.
A homeowner said she was watering her plants when she noticed a woman walking in her backyard toward her home. She asked her what she was doing and the woman would not reply. The woman discarded two blue latex gloves as she exited the backyard. The suspect’s vehicle and handgun were recovered in the 3300 block of Peachtree Road. A sweatshirt and mesh bag of jewelry was recovered on Highland Drive. The suspects conversed in Spanish while robbing the business.
1000 block of Collier Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on April 22. An unknown suspect kicked in the back door to the residence and stole three purses and a small box of fake jewelry.
1700 block of Garrux Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on April 23. Someone used a red brick to break the window and enter the home. The thief stole an estimated $50,000 in jewelry.
400 block of Armour Drive, NE – A residential burglary was reported on April 25. Someone jimmied the patio door to a man’s home and stole his iPad, 25″ TV, laptop, Guess watch, Michael Kors watch and silver Rolex watch.
1900 block of Monroe Drive, NE – A commercial burglary was reported on April 27. The reporting party said the alarm company notified him that there had been an entry motion alarm, and also that a side door had been forced open. The man said that in the hallway, sitting on the floor next to the door, was a piece of an iPhone charger and a tube of lip balm. He said earlier in the morning he confronted an intoxicated man and woman on the property. He said nothing was taken from the business. The woman suspect said she went inside the business to charge her cellphone.
700 block of Noble Creek Drive, NW – A residential burglary from an apartment was reported on April 27. Someone pried open a front window to gain entry into the home. Thieves took a laptop, 24-inch monitor, PDA, Kindle Nook, custom-made desktop and compact. It is believed they left through the sunroom window.
3100 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny was reported on April 21. Two women offered rides to two men who were walking down the street. One man and some of his friends got in the vehicle and were transported to a fast-food restaurant, where the two women asked if they could put their number in one man’s phone. In doing so the women drove off. The two suspects then went back to the other man and his friends, who were still walking, and asked if they could put their number in his phone. When they did, they took the phone and drove off.
3700 block of Stratford Road, NE – A larceny from a residence was reported on April 21. A woman said she last saw her six pairs of earrings about a month ago, and just realized they were missing. She said the only people at the location were the cleaning crew.
900 block of Paces Ferry Road, NE – A larceny was reported on April 24. A man said he checked his mailbox and found a letter from his mother-in-law. The letter had been opened and a check had been removed. He said he had been expecting this letter since his mother-in-law sends it monthly to cover insurance for a vehicle. There was no damage to the mailbox. The check was in the amount of $222 and was made out to either him or his wife.
2100 block of Lakeshore Crossing, NE – A larceny was reported on April 26. A man met another man at a bar. The victim brought the man back to his apartment. The suspect gave the victim his license for no
reason. When they arrived back at the apartment, the victim went to the restroom and when he came out, the man was gone. The victim’s wallet was disturbed and $200 in cash was missing.
1800 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A larceny from a discount store was reported on April 27. The arrestee was seen on video selecting two air conditioning units, placing them in a shopping cart, and attempting to leave without paying.
2000 block of Bolton Road, NW – A larceny from a gas station was reported on April 29. A man went to the register with a case of beer in an attempt to pay for gas. When the credit card was declined, he walked out with the case of beer and got into a red vehicle.
1700 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A larceny from a grocery store was reported on April 30. A woman selected two frozen pizzas and concealed them in her purse. She then passed all points of sale.
1400 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A larceny was reported on April 30. The victim said she fired an employee because she was caught stealing $35 dollars in cash from a purse. The victim said that the fired employee left the premises and then proceeded to enter the company’s website and social media pages and change information. The victim was told to take out warrants on the suspect in order to pursue criminal charges.
2900 block of Piedmont Road, NW – A larceny from a hotel was reported on May 2. A woman said she left her room, and when she returned, her dog was gone. She said her dog was a black-and-cream Rottweiler/Husky mix, approximately 60 lbs.
Larceny from Auto
1900 block of Walthall Drive, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on April 21. A woman said she parked her vehicle in the lot where the park is located for about 30 minutes. She said she left her purse in plain sight on the driver’s seat and when she got back to the car, her front passenger window was shattered and her purse was taken.
700 block of Wilson Road, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on April 22. An unknown suspect stole a sunless spray tan machine from the trunk of the vehicle.
1st block of Old Ivy Road, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on April 25. An unknown suspect forced entry by busting the rear passenger window, taking two bags. One contained an iPad and iPod, and the other a computer. The victim said he received a phone call from an unknown number stating that they have his bags and they found them in a Dumpster.
2700 block of Ridgewood Road, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on April 27. A man said a black Chevrolet sedan passed slowly by his truck. The vehicle disappeared for a few minutes, and then circled back by the truck. He said a man jumped out of the vehicle and grabbed a Stihl blower, valued at $500, from the bed and jumped back into the vehicle.
300 block of Pharr Road, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on May 1. Someone shattered the vehicle’s window, and a cellphone, wine, and laundry basket with shoes and clothes were taken.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – An auto theft was reported on April 21. A suspect was seen sitting in the victim’s vehicle. When the victim yelled at him “Hey, that’s my car,” the suspect jumped out of the vehicle and ran toward Lenox Road.
1800 block of Piedmont Avenue, NE – An auto theft was reported on April 22. A man said a scooter was dropped off and parked in the rear, and when he returned he noticed it was missing. Cameras show two suspects at the location, with one man breaking the lock and the other man acting as a lookout. The scooter was found about 100 yards away, covered with a green blanket. As the officer was leaving the location he saw a man with the same identification as in the video, and he was immediately recognized as the suspect on camera. He was arrested.
2300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – An auto theft was reported on April 23. Someone stole a man’s vehicle, after he left the keys in the cup holder.
3600 block of Randall Mill Road, NW – An auto theft was reported on April 23. Someone stole the victim’s vehicle after the vehicle was left running with the keys in the ignition.
700 block of Sidney Marcus Boulevard, NE – An auto theft was reported on April 24. Two men were seen walking from the bus stop near the area, getting into the victim’s vehicle and leaving. The vehicle was left running with the doors unlocked.
2600 block of Acorn Avenue, NE – An auto theft was reported on April 25. A man said he was working and left the vehicle unlocked with the keys on the front seat. He heard someone start the vehicle and take off. A witness saw the vehicle leave, but thought it was the working crew.
2100 block of Bolton Drive, NW – An auto theft was reported on May 2. Two young men were seen in the area where the victim’s vehicle was last seen. The victim said he left the vehicle running with the keys in the ignition.