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.
2100 block of Lenox Road, NE –An aggravated assault was reported on Sept. 11. A woman said while she and her husband were arguing, her husband raised a shovel he held in his hand and threatened there would be bad trouble if she called police. The suspect left the location.
2600 block of Peachtree Park Drive, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Sept. 14. The suspect was witnessed beating his wife, and during this altercation, he grabbed a knife and chased her.
2500 block of Brookwood Drive, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Sept. 16. A woman was inside her house when she saw a man at her side entry door, but was not alarmed due to ongoing construction at houses on both sides of her home. She noticed him looking through the living room windows, and saw he was carrying the green diaper bag she kept in her vehicle. When he saw her inside the house, he ran to a black Ford F-150, pointed a small, silver semi-automatic handgun out the window and yelled “I’m gonna shoot you.” The suspect reversed the vehicle northbound before turning on Lakeview Avenue.
I-85/Ga. 400 – An aggravated assault was reported on Sept. 16. A woman said while she was traveling on I-85 northbound at Ga. 400 northbound, a white Chevrolet Camaro followed closely behind her, then sped around her vehicle and cut her off. She honked her horn, drove around the Camaro, and made an insulting gesture to the other driver. The other driver then slowed down, then sped up, pointed a silver hand gun at her and her female passenger, and attempted to run her off the road. She got behind the suspect’s car and took a picture of the Camaro. The suspect hit her brakes several times while the victim was behind her, and left Ga. 400 at the Lenox Road exit.
1100 block of Woodland Avenue, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Sept. 16. A woman said her boyfriend grabbed a broom and struck her in the face and stomach, causing lacerations. He damaged a door and wall, and threw a glass at her before he ran out of the apartment.
3200 block of Colonial Homes Circle, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on Sept. 17. A man had his neighbor over, and they got into an argument after the victim told the suspect he was too loud and his roommate was sleeping. The suspect became irate, cursed the victim and threatened to “Get the tool and bring it his way.” The victim escorted the suspect to his front door and the suspect turned around as if he wanted to fight. The suspect went into his house and came back out with a long-barreled gun, assumed to be a shotgun, with a black trash bag around it to catch shell casings. When the victim saw the gun, he took off running to a neighbor’s house around the corner. The victim’s roommate stayed on the phone with him and said the suspect got into his truck and drove around the complex.
3500 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A commercial robbery was reported on Sept. 8. A man stole a Polo shirt, and when he was approached by security officers, he pulled out a screwdriver and attempted to attack them before running away.
1900 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Sept. 11. A man said while walking to Piedmont Hospital, occupants in a white pick-up truck robbed him at gunpoint. The suspects stole his watch, wallet, $80, credit cards and his cellphone.
I-75/Howell Mill Road, NW – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Sept. 16. As soon as a woman drove onto the I-75 northbound ramp, an older man with a flashlight got in front of her car, told her he had run out of gas, a tow truck was on the way, and Atlanta police had his wife and baby. He told her his name, what company he worked for, and said he would pay her back in the morning if she was able to lend him a hand. She grabbed her wallet and started to take a few dollars out of it when the suspect grabbed her hand and told her he needed more than that. When she said that was all she had, he tightened his grip on her hand and demanded she give him everything in her wallet. She gave him $19. The suspect apologized and the victim drove off.
3400 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A commercial burglary was reported on Sept. 9. An unidentified woman was seen on video, unlocking the door with a key, then going into the office where $3,000 was taken.
1800 block of Windham Park, NE – A residential burglary was reported on Sept. 9. The rear patio door was smashed. Approximately 100 pieces of costume jewelry were taken from the master bedroom closet, and a collectible coin was taken from one of the children’s rooms. The alarm was not set because the victims were expecting their cleaning lady.
3700 block of Tuxedo Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Sept. 11. The side door to the garage was found open. Paint was smeared on the side of the house and a light fixture was smashed. A sheet and a pillow were laid out on the floor in a back room in the garage. A bowl of soup and a birthday cake were taken from the refrigerator in the garage.
2000 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A residential burglary was reported on Sept. 12. Someone entered an apartment and stole a woman’s property while she was moving into the apartment.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NW – A commercial burglary from a department store was reported on Sept. 13. The victim said that a man broke the glass cases containing watches and took about 100 watches valued at $500,000.
700 block of Channing Drive, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Sept. 14. The rear bathroom window was shattered. Items were disturbed, but nothing was taken. The victim’s security cameras captured the suspect walking on his property and looking into windows with a flashlight
1900 block of Greystone Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Sept. 15. The residence’s rear door was damaged. The motion sensor outside the rear door was disassembled. A camera, Cartier clock, watch, blue bag, two diamond rings, necklace, tennis bracelet and costume jewelry were taken.
2000 block McKinley Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Sept. 15. A man said entry was made into his residence and a safe and a coin collection were missing. No forcible entry was made into the residence. He said he just moved to the location about a month ago, and it took three people to move the safe to its former location.
3200 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a specialty store was reported on Sept. 8. A man and a woman stole approximately $700 worth of flea-and-tick medication from a display in the front of the store. Cameras were present.
3400 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a restaurant was reported on Sept. 10. A customer presented two credit cards for payment of the $697 tab, and both were declined. The customer said he left other means of payment in his hotel room, and asked the manager to let him get the funds and return to pay the bill. The manager agreed as long as a wallet with ID was left. The customer left his wallet and a copy of his passport, but did not return to pay the bill.
1st block of Old Ivy Road, NE – A larceny from a nightclub was reported on Sept. 12. A woman left her purse with her heart monitor on the sink in the bathroom and when she returned it was missing.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a hotel was reported on Sept. 13. A woman said she requested a room change, and her Gucci luggage bag containing valuables including her work laptop and a Rose Bowl ring was taken during the change over from room to room.
500 block of Main Street, NW – A larceny was reported on Sept. 14. A woman said that two pieces of urology equipment were stolen from her storage unit. No forced entry was made.
1500 block of Piedmont Avenue, NE – A larceny was reported on Sept. 14. A man plugged his cellphone in an outside outlet, left it in a picnic area next to an ATM, and went inside a grocery store to use the bathroom. When he returned, the phone was gone. Video captured a man taking the phone.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a specialty store was reported on Sept. 16. Corporate loss prevention sent the store manager video footage of a person concealing clothes in a shopping bag on Sept. 8. None of the employees were aware of the incident. The same person was caught on security cameras shoplifting from the company’s Las Vegas store.
1800 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A larceny was reported on Sept. 17. The suspect selected a fruit plate totaling $4, concealed it in a plastic bag, and passed all points of sale without making a purchase. The suspect was apprehended and arrested.
Ga. 400 SB, NE – A larceny was reported on Sept. 18. Workers at the construction site leave items out because they are too heavy to lift, and they keep moving every day as they are in constant use. One hundred fifty-six steel beams were taken, along with straps. Possible value is $5,000. No cameras or witnesses.
Larceny from Auto
3400 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on Sept. 10. The victim parked a 2013 Chrysler 300 in the parking lot and returned to find a window broken and $6,000 cash stolen from the vehicle. There are no arrests at this time.
2500 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on Sept. 11. Someone stole a man’s laptop from the floor board of his convertible after he left the top down.
3200 block of Maple Drive, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on Sept. 12. The victim’s vehicle was broken into and a purse was stolen. Inside the purse were credit cards belonging to the victim, and were known to have fraudulently been used as advised by the victim’s credit card company. There were security cameras present at the location, but they were said to be fake, intended as a way to deter crime from the parking lot.
1600 block of Northside Drive, NW – An auto theft was reported on Sept. 8. A woman said she went into a gas station with her car running, and from the window of the service station she saw an unknown man jump into her car and drive off toward Zone 5 on Northside Drive.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – An auto theft was reported on Sept. 21. A 2004 GMC Yukon was taken from the Lenox Mall parking lot. The victim reported placing the keys inside the glove box and securing all windows and doors before leaving the vehicle.