From police reports dated Aug. 25 through Sept. 7.
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.
3500 block of Peachtree Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Aug. 26. A man said that the suspect placed a knife in his face and threatened to kill him if he didn’t give him money for gas while they were at the mall.
500 block of E. Paces Ferry Road, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on Aug. 26. A woman and her acquaintance argued over money. The argument turned physical in the parking lot. The victim left her purse in the vehicle with the suspect, returned and noticed $5 was missing from her purse. The victim and the suspect exited the vehicle, and when the victim threatened to call police, the suspect threw a bottle filled with liquid in the victim’s face, causing a laceration on the lower lip. The suspect then fled on foot.
2000 block of Peachtree Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Aug. 29. A woman and her boyfriend were arguing over the remote when her boyfriend began to choke her. She struck her boyfriend in the head; he went and got a gun, waved it in her face and threatened to hurt her. She ran out of the apartment. She did not have any visible bruises. The suspect was not on the scene.
3700 block of Roswell Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Sept. 2. A woman was talking to a known man when his ex-girlfriend, who had been looking for him all night, punched the woman on the left side of her face, causing a concussion.
2100 block of Cheshire Bridge Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Sept. 4. A woman came into the precinct to report having two incidents with the suspect, one of which involved the suspect holding a cake knife in her hands while attempting to attack her.
1900 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Aug. 27. A man said he was attacked by two men and struck in the head with baseball bats before the suspects stole $20. He had visible injuries to his forehead and nose.
2200 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A robbery at a bank was reported on Aug. 29. A man approached the teller counter and handed the teller a note advising it was a robbery. The note said he had bombs and guns, and to give him all the money. The suspect appeared to have a grenade in his left hand and a dark brown drawstring bag in his right hand. The teller put $1,509 from the drawer on the counter, and the suspect scooped it up. He fled on foot toward Biscayne Drive, and the teller pushed the alarm button.
3600 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A commercial robbery was reported on Aug. 29. The suspect entered the business, selected seven razors totaling $175, and concealed them in a book bag. The suspect pulled a knife on an employee when confronted. The suspect left without paying for the items, and was later caught and arrested.
1900 block of Piedmont Circle, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Aug. 31. Two unknown men ran out from a dumpster area of a hotel and approached a man walking onto the property. One man presented a black revolver, pointed it at the victim and said, “Give it up.” The victim gave the suspect $47, and ran across the street to a gas station to call for help. The suspects ran toward Piedmont Road. The victim said an old friend whom he let shower and change in his room may have been connected to the robbery.
600 block of Garson Drive, NE – A residential robbery was reported on Sept. 1. The arrestees entered the victim’s residence armed with handguns and shotguns, demanded all of their valuables, struck one of the victims in the back of his head with a shotgun, then left the location. Two of the suspects were later stopped and placed under arrest.
1900 block of Bolton Road, NW – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Sept. 7. A man was grabbed by two unknown men who demanded he give up his money. The victim fought back, and suspect #1, who was armed with a knife, cut him on his chest and neck, while suspect #2, armed with a gun, reached in his pocket and took $305 cash. The victim said he would not be able to identify the suspects.
2300 block of Glenwood Drive, NE – A residential burglary was reported on Aug. 26. A woman said she returned home and found her TV, Blu-ray player, camera, printer, laptop and flute all taken.
700 block of Andover Drive, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Aug. 30. A window was found open and the screen was found in the bushes. A pillow case was taken from the master bedroom, and the drawers where jewelry was kept were ransacked. Miscellaneous jewelry was taken.
2200 block of Collins Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Sept. 5. A woman, who babysits for parents, thought she heard a parent at her door, opened it, and went out with a flashlight to check. When she returned, she saw the suspect inside the house picking up her items. The suspect refused to leave, and said he was just getting some water. The victim’s husband and son heard the commotion and chased the suspect out of the house. The suspect attempted to take their son’s bicycle, was unsuccessful, and was chased to a nearby church.
2900 block of Lookout Place, NE – A residential burglary was reported on Sept.6. A man was home watching TV when he heard someone enter his residence through the kitchen door. He grabbed a baseball bat, confronted the suspect, and told him to get out. The suspect complied and exited through the kitchen door. The suspect walked out the back of the house and met the victim in the driveway. The victim said he was calling the police, and the suspect fled in a vehicle. The victim said his door lock was defective and the door sticks.
3200 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny was reported on Aug. 28. A man said he was playing basketball in the gym. Prior to playing he placed his cellphone on the bench, and when he came back for it between games, he noticed it was gone. He said he has a possible suspect that was captured on surveillance footage. In addition, his phone was pinged through his email, with a last known location of the Brookhaven area.
1800 block of Peachtree Road, NW – A larceny was reported on Aug. 29. A woman left her bag in the mail room which contained her laptop and $10,000 in cash. When she returned it was gone, but the bag had been turned in to the front desk. However, the computer and cash were gone. There is video of the lobby area, and the laptop has LoJack software.
400 block of Bishop Street, NW – A larceny was reported on Aug. 30. During a wedding ceremony/reception, a man was taking pictures. He placed a camera, camera lens and memory card on a table, and began using another camera to continue taking photos. When he returned to get the camera and equipment, the items were missing.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NW – A larceny was reported on Aug. 30. A woman said she was deceived into purchasing a laptop. She said when the suspect showed up he presented an Apple Mac box that was sealed. She said after the suspect left the location, she opened the box and realized that inside was a brick that resembled a laptop.
100 block of Habersham Valley Road, NW – A residential larceny was reported on Aug. 31. A man met two women at a bar and invited them back to his house. He removed his gold Rolex Presidential watch and placed it on a table in his bedroom. After the women left, he noticed his watch was missing. He said one of the women was alone in his room for a few minutes. He was unable to provide names or a description of the women other than they were attractive.
2100 block of Defoors Ferry Road, NW – A larceny was reported on Sept. 7. A man listed his iPad for sale on craigslist.com, and agreed to meet another man at the location. The victim was met by two men in the parking lot; one had a wad of cash in his hand and one looked at the iPad. While they were discussing the sales price, the man looking at the iPad ran off behind some apartments. When the second man attempted to leave, the victim grabbed him by his shirt and the suspect threw the wad of cash at him. The victim let go of the suspect’s shirt. They were not located. The cash recovered was $250 of the victim’s $600 asking price.
Larceny from Auto
West Paces Ferry Road, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on Aug. 27. A man noticed his driver’s side door was damaged and proceeded to drive home. He then saw that his gun was missing, so he returned to the location. While he waited in the parking lot, he noticed two men looking into cars. The men got
Into a dark-colored minivan, possibly a Dodge Caravan, which was parked adjacent to a Chevrolet Suburban. They broke two rear driver’s side windows, took several bags, and placed them in their vehicle. The victim followed them as they left the scene, but was unable to keep up with the vehicle’s speed.
3400 block of Northside Parkway, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on Aug. 28. An unknown suspect entered the victim’s unlocked vehicle and stole $4,500 cash and other items.
500 block of Pharr Road, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on Sept. 5. An unknown suspect entered the victim’s vehicle and stole three FedEx boxes from the trunk that contained $32,000 worth of jewelry.
900 block of Bowen Street, NW – An auto theft was reported on Aug. 25. A silver 2007 Saturn was taken from the parking lot at the location. The victim also said a FedEx package was taken from the same location. The vehicle was recovered two days later in Zone 4, inside a parking lot, totally burned out.
400 block of Armour Drive, NW – An auto theft was reported on Aug. 27. A suspect took the car from the fourth level and made it to the first level of the parking garage, where the vehicle broke down. The suspect fled the scene.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NW – An auto theft was reported on Aug. 30. A woman said her vehicle was stolen from the parking garage while parked overnight. Security advised that the gates leading to the garage entrance was forcibly damaged overnight.
300 block of Deering Road, NW – An auto theft was reported on Sept. 3. A man said that he left his car running while he went upstairs to get a change of clothes, and when he came back, his car was gone.