From police reports dated Dec. 29 through Jan. 11.
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.
1700 block of Springer Street, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on Dec. 30. A man approached a man and a woman inside a blue Infiniti that was in the middle of the road, and asked why they were there. When the victim reached toward his back pocket to get his phone to call police, the man inside the vehicle thought the victim was getting a gun, so he pulled his own gun, pointed it at the victim and said, “If you’re pulling out a gun at me, I have one myself,” and drove off.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Jan. 1. The victims and the suspect were in a verbal dispute inside an elevator. The dispute became physical. The victims suffered various injuries. One victim was transported to the hospital with a broken nose.
1000 block of Huff Road, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on Jan. 10. The suspect struck the victim in the face with an iron. The victim was transported to the hospital.
1900 block of Peachtree Road, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on Jan. 10. A man returned to the location intoxicated, and began creating a disturbance. When he was being escorted off the property by security, he grabbed a “wet floor” sign and attempted to strike the officer. He was taken into custody.
1300 block of Northside Drive, NW – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Jan. 4. A man was walking home when he was confronted by two men. He was struck in the face with a metal pole. The suspects took various properties from him and fled on foot.
1st block of Pharr Road, NW – A robbery at a residence was reported on Jan. 2. A man was inside an apartment with two other men when his friend knocked on the door. When he opened the door, another man came through the door, pushed his friend to the ground, and held a silver handgun to him. Two other men came in, demanded drugs and money, and took the victims’ cellphones and laptops.
3000 block of Peachtree Road, NW – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Jan. 6. A woman walked from the ATM to her vehicle with money she had just withdrawn. A man was parked next to her vehicle, waiting. The suspect approached her and demanded money, and said he had a gun. She gave him the money and went inside the bank for help.
2700 block of Defoors Ferry Road, NW – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Jan. 9. While the victim was parking a vehicle at the apartment complex, the suspect’s vehicle pulled alongside the victim. The suspect jumped out of his vehicle and pulled a gun on the victim. The victim ran and later contacted 911. The suspect stole the victim’s vehicle and left.
3400 block of Riverly Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Dec. 29. A couple was sitting in their living room when they heard someone kicking in the front door. The suspect ran into the
bedroom, and then ran out. The husband dialed 911, retrieved his gun, followed the suspect outside, and fired six rounds. The suspect fell on the ground, jumped up, and left. Jewelry was taken. The victim’s ring, earrings, key chain and receipts were found lying alongside the road.
900 block of Nawench Drive, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Dec. 30. The rear glass door was broken by a pair of wood- handled tree trimmers taken from the tool shed next to the rear door.
1st block of Peachtree Hills Avenue, NE – A residential burglary was reported on Dec. 30. A woman was in the kitchen when she heard the metal burglar bars being cut. She ran and hid in a closet and heard
someone trying to pry open the front door. The noise suddenly stopped, and she saw officers through the window. The suspects were located in the parking lot; one was walking in the parking lot and one came from behind a parked vehicle. A backpack with rubber gloves was found on the floor outside the door. An officer found a jean jacket covering a screwdriver and a pair of pliers in the area from which the other suspect came.
200 block of 26thStreet, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Dec. 31. The front door was damaged and pried by a crowbar, but not opened. The caller said a man knocked on her door and asked for someone who did not live there. She said she told the man no one by that name lived there and closed her door. Later she heard noise coming from down the hallway and noticed damage to another unit.
100 block of Lakeshore Drive, NE – A commercial burglary was reported on Jan. 2. A man reported that the apartment complex had been burglarized, and 50 personal checks totaling $45,000 were stolen.
1800 block of Queen Street, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Jan. 3. A man said he discovered the glass window to his door broken and the door opened. He said that upon entering his home, he saw that four laptops, a digital camera, $100 in U.S. coins, $120 worth of postage stamps and a computer bag were removed.
1st block of Paces West Drive, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Jan. 10. An unidentified man was seen in the victim’s home and $30,000 worth of jewelry was stolen. The victim’s housekeeper was in the home when the suspect entered through the unlocked front door.
2200 block of Dunseath Avenue, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Jan. 10. The front living room window was left unlocked. Several pieces of jewelry were taken from a bowl inside the bathroom. An iPhone 4S and several coins were taken from a spare bedroom. Two laptop computers were removed from a closet, but were not taken. A dog was inside the residence at the time of the theft.
2100 block of Cheshire Bridge Road, NE – A residential burglary was reported on Jan. 10. A man said a 50″ flat screen TV, Wii gaming system, 10 DVDs, 47” flat screen TV, PlayStation, iPod and laptop were stolen from his residence.
200 block of 26th Street, NW – A larceny was reported on Dec. 29. A friend came over, then left. The homeowner found out that $10,000 and a debit card was missing when she woke up.
3000 block of Roswell Road, NW – A larceny at a specialty store was reported on Dec. 31. Two well- dressed women entered the location; one woman distracted the employee by asking to see a mirror on the wall in the rear of the building. The victim allowed the woman to go to the rear of the store while the other woman distracted the victim by asking a lot of questions. The woman that went to the rear took the victim’s wallet from her purse, which was on the floor under her desk and visible from the door way. The victim’s bank card was used at a Buckhead store and her Visa card was used online. The store employee remembered two women who attempted unsuccessfully to use nine cards at the location.
2400 block of Lowe Street, NW – A larceny was reported on Jan. 3. A woman said her cellphone was taken by her sister’s mother -in-law. She said the suspect gave her a ride home, but stopped at her house first. That’s when the phone went missing. The victim said when she called her phone, the suspect answered and hung up immediately.
2300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny was reported on Jan. 3. A woman said that another woman came into the store and stole a pink wallet belonging to her. The victim said she left her wallet in the bathroom and the other woman went in, took it, and put it in her pants. When an officer came on the scene he took the wallet from her pants. She was arrested and transported to Fulton County Jail, and charged with theft by taking.
1900 block of Piedmont Circle, NE – A larceny at a hotel was reported on Jan. 3. The victim was drinking alcohol in a motel room with a roommate and a woman. The victim took some pills and fell asleep. The victim woke up and found a suitcase, phone and wallet missing.
3300 block of Lenox Road, NE – A larceny was reported on Jan. 4. A woman placed her purse on a table in the area designated for employees to change, put her jacket over it, and went to work. She noticed $356 was missing from her wallet when she arrived home.
3200 block of Lenox Road, NE – A larceny was reported on Jan. 6. Someone stole three jackets out of a dryer at the location.
1700 block of Peachtree Street, NW – A larceny was reported on Jan. 8. A man reported that a past employee was taking money from the company account via ACH transactions. The woman would pay bills over the phone with a credit card, and the card was linked to the company’s account. She made about seven transactions to the account.
1st block of W. Paces Ferry Road, NW – A larceny was reported on Jan. 11. The victim left a handbag on the arm of a chair. The victim returned to the chair and noticed the handbag was missing. The victim later recovered the handbag in the bathroom, but noticed various property was stolen. Security advised of possible video footage.
Larceny from Auto
400 block of Lindbergh Drive, NE – A larceny from auto was reported on Jan. 2. The vehicle’s doors were left unlocked. A $1,100 postal money order and sunglasses were taken.
1900 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on Jan. 3. The rear left window was broken. A bag containing a laptop was taken from the back seat. The victim recovered his bag and laptop in the adjacent parking lot.
1900 block of Peachtree Road, NW – Larceny from an auto was reported on Jan. 6. Two vehicles were broken into. Damage was found on the driver’s side door lock. The following property was stolen: duty belt, handcuffs, extra magazines, Taser cartridge and ballistic vest. No fingerprints.
1800 block of Hollywood Road, NW – An auto theft was reported on Jan. 4. A man suffered minor injuries while he was standing on the tailgate of his vehicle when two men entered the vehicle and drove off. A black coffee maker and keys were inside the vehicle at the time of the theft.
2000 block of Bolton Road, NW – An auto theft was reported on Jan. 7. Someone stole a man’s vehicle after he left the keys in it while he unloaded items.