Crime reports dated through June 1.
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 – A rape was reported on May 22. A woman consumed alcohol with friends at a bar, left, and went next door alone to a pool hall, where she met a known male friend, who was with a man she did not know. She consumed a shot of liquor one of the suspects gave her, and had no recollection of leaving the bar. She recalled lying on her own bed while one suspect had intercourse with her and one suspect inserted his penis in her mouth. She pushed the suspects off her, ran to an unoccupied bedroom, locked the door, and the suspects left.
3100 block of Roswell Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on May 19. A woman returned to the bar and said someone put the date rape drug in her drink while she was there the previous night. She threw up five times, then passed out. When her friend took her to Grady Hospital, the hospital ran tests and found the drug was in her system.
1300 block of Northside Drive, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on May 22. Two men, on a couch inside a dark storage unit, had a physical altercation. When one man refused to let the other perform oral sex on him, he was punched on his head, which caused a minor laceration and swelling to his right brow. The injured man grabbed a knife from a table in the storage unit and cut the other man on both forearms and under his chin. Both were arrested. The knife was recovered.
1900 block of Peachtree Road, NW – An aggravated assault at a hospital was reported on May 24. The arrestee kicked a six-month pregnant nurse in her thigh, then simultaneously took both of his hands and punched her in the stomach. When the woman tried to back away from the arrestee, he spat on her, causing the front of her shirt to become saturated with saliva.
600 block of Morosgo Drive, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on May 20. A woman said she was walking toward Lindbergh Drive to get a taxi when she was approached by two men. She said they asked for her wallet but she refused to give it to them, so one of the suspects punched her in the face. She said when she gained consciousness one suspect was standing over her and fondling her breast.
2300 block of Cheshire Bridge Road, NE – A robbery at a gas station was reported on May 20. An unknown suspect, wearing an all-black jumpsuit, mask and blond wig, armed with a stun gun, went into the location and took approximately $1,100 cash and a pack of cigarettes. He fled on foot.
1200 block of W. Paces Ferry Road, NW – A commercial robbery was reported on May 21. An unknown man entered the business, armed with a black, 9mm handgun, and demanded cash. He left with approximately $500-$600 from the cash register.
900 block of Canterbury Road, NE – A robbery at a residence was reported on May 21. A man grabbed the victim by her arms and caused scratches to her upper arms during an altercation, after the woman caught him cheating with another woman. He also stole $600 and the victim’s Social Security card.
500 block of Collier Road, NW – A robbery at a residence was reported on May 27. A man said when he was unloading his vehicle outside of his home, two men approached him. One man aimed a silver-colored revolver at the victim and told him to get on the ground. The gunman held the revolver at the victim’s head while he was on the ground. The other suspect went into the rear of the victim’s vehicle and stole items, including a portfolio binder, legal documents, a phone and credit cards. The suspects also stole the man’s gold wedding ring. They fled on foot with the items.
1500 block of Piedmont Avenue, NE – A commercial robbery was reported on May 30. The suspect walked in the business, talking on his cellphone. When the victim asked if she could help him, he pulled out a black, semi-automatic handgun and said “Give me everything you have.” She gave the suspect $200 from the register. The suspect ordered the employee to walk to the rear of the business and not to call anyone. The suspect left, and the employee walked back to the front and told a witness she had been robbed.
The witness chased the suspect on foot until he got into a 2013 Dodge Charger and fled the area. The witness took a picture of the license plate and the tag appeared to be from South Carolina. The victim was shown a photo of a suspect from a previous robbery at another business, and she said the design on the suspect’s jeans appeared to be the same, and her suspect pointed the gun at her in the same manner as the suspect in the photo.
3200 block of Lenox Road, NE – A residential burglary was reported on May 21. A woman said she returned home and found her federal airport badges missing.
1500 block of Monroe Drive, NE – A burglary from a restaurant was reported on May 21. A woman reported that her business had been burglarized and $15 was stolen. Entry was made through the window, and there was a broken cash register.
1100 block of Woodland Avenue, NE – A residential burglary was reported on May 21. Someone pried open the bedroom window, entered the apartment, and stole $100 in cash, a necklace, gold rings, and an air conditioner.
2400 block of Coronet Way, NW – A residential burglary was reported on May 25. Someone cut the screen to the window, opened the window (which was unlocked and took three flat-screen televisions, two laptops, one custom ring, an entertainment center and a Kenneth Cole watch.
2400 block of Woodward Way, NW – A residential burglary was reported on May 31. A woman reported that her house had been broken into, and the left side of the rear laundry room was kicked in. $30,000 in sterling silver, $100,000 in jewelry and one Liberty metal safe was stolen.
1300 block of Northside Drive, NE –A burglary from a storage unit was reported on June 1. The hatch was broken but the lock was intact. The victim was notified of the theft by the management office. A 47” TV, 32” TV, fireplace, suitcase with clothing, and 12 boxes of shoes were taken from inside the unit.
2100 block of Monroe Drive, NE – A larceny was reported on May 19. An employee said a customer came into the gas station and picked up a honey bun and brought it to the register. The employee said the customer handed him a $10 bill. The employee used a dri-mark counterfeit detector pen to determine if the bill was real. The bill was counterfeit and the employee would not give it back to the man. The man said he got the bill back as change from a previous purchase. An officer arrived on the scene and placed the man in custody and transported him to Fulton County Jail. The bill was entered into police property as evidence.
3900 block of Pinehill Place, NW – A larceny was reported on May 20. A man said a Dumpster was stolen from his location. He said the Dumpster was dropped off and filled with concrete and ready for pick up. He said when the truck arrived the dumpster was gone.
2300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny was reported on May 20. A man said he was approached by another man who said his brother had died and he needed help. The victim said as they were talking the man motioned for another man to come over, who said he was a deacon. The victim said he went to the ATM to take out $20 and the suspect followed him while the other suspect watched as he put in his PIN. The victim later discovered his ATM card and the $20 were missing.
2100 block of Forrest Place, NW – A larceny from a residence was reported on May 22. An unknown suspect stole a man’s wooden mailbox while he was away from home.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a specialty store was reported on May 23. An employee saw a man lean over a counter. Then the employee heard sounds of bottles moving. Later the employee noticed several bottles of perfume were missing. The employee followed the suspect as he ran out of the store, but lost sight of him. There were 28 bottles of perfume missing from the store’s inventory.
4200 block of Roswell Road, NE – A larceny from a specialty store was reported on May 25. An elderly woman, wearing a sand-colored shirt, khaki shorts and gold sandals, stole merchandise and left in a gold vehicle.
1st block of Peachtree Park Drive, NE – A larceny at a residence was reported on May 27. A suspect, who worked part-time caring for the victim’s son, brought a new caregiver to work for the victim. The suspects ransacked the victim’s jewelry bag and took jewelry, a set of keys and her son’s baby photos. One suspect gave three pieces of jewelry to the main caregiver, who gave them to her niece for safekeeping. DeKalb County Police recovered the jewelry from the caretaker’s home.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a specialty store was reported on May 29. The suspect grabbed between 75-100 panties and 12 bras from the display at the front of the store.
2200 block of Marietta Boulevard, NW – A larceny from a store was reported on May 31. The victim said that a man removed two half-gallon bottles of vodka valued at $18.99. The man approached the register, but then ran off without paying. He was last seen running into apartments in the 2700 block of Defoors Ferry. The responding officer patrolled the apartments but did not locate anyone fitting the description given by the victim.
Larceny from Auto
2200 block of Faulkner Road, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on May 24. The driver’s side lock was damaged. An unknown suspect took a cellphone, iPhone 5, Louis Vuitton bag, laptop, book bag, birth certificate, probation papers and school ID.
3500 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on June 1. The driver’s side door lock was damaged. A man said he returned to his hotel and noticed several items missing from inside of the vehicle. Upon further inspection, a laptop with a bag, GPS, binoculars, $1,200 in cash, check book, two bags of prescription medication, a flashlight, an iPhone and iPad charger, a blue luggage bag, a box of note cards, U.S. stamps and a Swiss Army knife were stolen.
1700 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – An auto theft was reported on May 20. Someone stole a man’s vehicle from the service station after he left the keys in the vehicle when he went in the store. The victim’s vehicle was recovered on May 27.
100 block of Alden Avenue, NE – A vehicle theft was reported on May 22. A woman said she parked her scooter, and when she returned she noticed it was gone. She said the handle bar was locked and she has the key.
2400 block of Piedmont Road, NE – An auto theft was reported on May 22. Someone stole a man’s black 1994 Chevy Caprice from the parking lot. The man said that it’s possible he might have dropped his keys when he got out of the vehicle.