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.
500 block of Wimbledon Road, NE – A rape was reported on Sept. 22. A woman at Northeast Georgia Medical Center said she was raped by her ex-boyfriend. Their relationship ended a month ago, but they made arrangements for her to spend the night at his house if she was too drunk to drive after her shift at a local nightclub. During her shift, she consumed alcohol, and later went with the suspect to his house, where a sexual encounter took place.
400 block of Broadland Road, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on Sept. 23. Cobb County police called the victim and asked him to pick up the intoxicated suspect and take him home. When they arrived at the suspect’s house, the suspect refused to pay the $20 cab fare. The suspect entered his residence, retrieved an unknown object, pointed it at the victim and threatened to kill him. The suspect exited his house and attempted to pay the cab fare with a bag full of change.
1800 block of Cheshire Bridge Road, NW – An aggravated assault at a night club was reported on Oct. 2. A woman was being harassed by three men when security officers came to break it up. One man pulled a gun and fired; one security guard fired back and another security guard was struck by a bullet in the leg and neck. He was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital. The three men fled the scene in a white vehicle heading southbound on Cheshire Bridge Road.
1800 block of Piedmont Avenue, NE – An aggravated assault at a restaurant was reported on Oct. 5. An officer working an extra job at the location heard horns blowing and found a man asleep at the wheel, several feet from the order screen at the restaurant’s drive-through window. The officer woke the man up, told him to move. The officer believed the man was under the influence of something and asked him to pull to the side. The officer smelled the odor of marijuana and obtained the man’s license. A computer check produced an advisory that the man was wanted in Gwinnett County, and asked if the suspect could be detained. The officer grabbed the suspect’s seat belt through the rear passenger window and the man drove off, with the officer attached.
1800 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A commercial robbery was reported on Sept. 24. When a man was stopped during an attempt to shoplift, he used a small pocket knife to try and stab the victim during his escape.
700 block of Sidney Marcus Boulevard, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Sept. 25. A man was robbed at gunpoint by two men while he was retrieving property from his old apartment. The suspects took his wallet with $1,800 and ran away.
3000 block of Peachtree Road, NW – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Sept. 27. A man said he was robbed while he was in the parking lot. His watch, black Louis Vuitton wallet and iPhone were stolen. The man said that inside his wallet were credit cards, which he already had canceled.
3200 block of Lenox Road, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Sept. 26. Four unidentified suspects approached two juvenile victims with a handgun, taking an iPod and Nintendo hand game. The suspects then fled to the MARTA station on foot. MARTA advised that the suspects committed another crime at the Lenox station.
3000 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A robbery at a restaurant was reported on Sept. 30. Two men entered the location, pulled out a black handgun on the victims, and stole cellphones and jewelry. There were no injuries and there were no arrests.
2600 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A commercial burglary was reported on Sept. 23. Two female cousins kicked and threw rocks to break the business’s front glass door. Video showed one woman entered with two bags, loaded them up with hair extensions, then ran toward the rear of the store. She never exited through the front door, which was the only exit. Officers heard a noise as if someone was crawling, and used a ladder to locate one woman in the ceiling, on top of the a/c unit. After helping to break the glass door, the other woman had walked back to nearby apartments, where she was later located.
2100 block of Faulkner Road, NE – A commercial burglary was reported on Sept. 23. The suspect entered the location and stole dj equipment and bottles of liquor.
3900 block of The Highlands, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Sept. 29. A man left home for a bicycle ride, and after returning he noticed his rear door was kicked in. Nothing was taken, but the drawers were open.
100 block of Laurel Forest Circle, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Oct. 2. A woman came to the home and said she was with the water company and needed to check the water meter outside and inside. While the suspect and the victim were in the home, another man working with the woman entered the home, went downstairs, and stole items from the bedrooms.
1000 block of Huff Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Oct. 10. A woman said that she left her apartment for five minutes, and when she came back, she noticed that $300 she had inside her drawer was missing. No forced entry. No surveillance system.
4400 block of Sentinel View, NW – A larceny from a residence was reported on Sept. 22. A man said the copper gutter to his home was stolen.
1900 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A larceny was reported on Sept. 27. Unidentified suspect(s) damaged two soap dispensers, taking a small amount of currency.
500 block of Pharr Road, NW – A larceny was reported on Sept. 28. A man said his cellphone was stolen from the lobby level at the hotel. The incident was caught on surveillance video. The man said when he called his phone, the suspect answered and said that phone could be returned for a reward. The victim said he never heard again from the suspect.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny was reported on Sept. 28. A man passed a woman’s table and pretended to trip suddenly. He placed a hand on the table to pretend to “brace himself,” but instead grabbed the woman’s iPhone5. She attempted to chase him, but lost him.
2400 block of Cheshire Bridge Road, NE – A larceny was reported on Sept. 28. A woman said someone entered her storage unit between Aug. 14 and Sept. 28. She said one laptop computer, four 24″ rims and four tires were taken. No surveillance system at the location.
1st block of Irby Avenue, NW – A larceny at a pool hall was reported on Sept. 30. A man was bumped by a younger man while he sat on a bar stool and had a conversation with him. When the victim got into a cab, he noticed his money clip containing his credit card, ID and cash was missing. He was told $4 was charged on his credit card.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny was reported on Oct. 1. A customer’s bag was left at the restaurant, and was placed in the back office. An employee was caught on camera and confessed to taking cash out of the bag. The suspect told another employee what happened, and that employee tried to cover for the suspect by taking the entire bag from the location.
3200 block of Roswell Road, NE – A larceny from a restaurant was reported on Oct. 4. A man was in the bar and had a $2,210 bill. The waitress did not have an ID or credit card information. The man left the premises before he was given the bill.
Larceny from Auto
3000 block of Peachtree Road, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on Sept. 24. A man said someone broke into his car. He called 911, and an officer came and dusted the vehicle, and left the scene. The man said that when the officer was leaving he tried to flag him down. He said he wasn’t sure why the officer left without receiving any information from him about the case. So he called 911 back and another officer responded to the scene and did the report. There was a laptop taken along with other items.
1800 block of Peachtree Street, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on Sept. 25. An unidentified suspect, posing as a valet employee, parked the victims’ vehicle and stole their iPhone5 that was in the driver’s door pocket.
3500 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on Sept. 28. The driver’s door lock was damaged and an Apple iPad, checkbook and wallet were taken. The victim later phoned CID to report his luggage, which contained a Versace watch, a brown gator watch, a rose gold watch and clothing, also was taken from the rear seat of his truck.
1900 block of Ford Street, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on Sept. 28. A man said entry was made inside his vehicle and items were stolen: one Timex watch valued at $50 and one tan Florida hat valued at $50. He said the doors were unlocked. Fingerprints were lifted from the vehicle. No surveillance system onsite.
1800 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on Sept. 28. Someone punched the driver’s side door lock and stole the victim’s gym bag with clothes, an MP3 player and a box of adult DVDs.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on Sept. 30. A man said someone broke into his car and took a 12-pack of beer.
1900 block of Piedmont Circle, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on Sept. 30. A man said he left his car with the valet. When he returned to the car he noticed his gun was missing. He went home to see if his girlfriend had it. She didn’t, so he called 911. No serial number provided.