From police reports dated Jan. 12 through Jan. 18.
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.
3100 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – An aggravated assault at an apartment complex was reported on Jan. 12. A resident of a senior citizen/assisted living facility was intoxicated when he approached the security desk and began shouting at the security guard. Due to previous problems with the resident, the security guard did not engage the man, and the man became disruptive. The man shoved his cane through the reception window and struck the sides of the window and desk in an attempt to strike the security guard. The security guard grabbed the cane and struck the resident once on his left arm, causing a red mark. The resident knocked papers and files off the reception desk and knocked a sign down.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Jan. 12. A man assaulted a woman because the woman would not take a boot off of his vehicle. He used his close fist and a silver revolver to beat her. She audio recorded the event. She was taken to Grady with injuries.
700 block of Lindbergh Drive, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Jan. 13. Two men were seen exiting an apartment with items. The suspects threatened a witness with handguns and demanded he go back into his apartment.
1900 block of Defoor Avenue, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on Jan. 18. A new restaurant employee delivering food to a unit at the apartment complex was kicked and punched by two men who
were in the staircase. The victim left his vehicle and ran back to the restaurant. When he returned to his vehicle, he noticed his cellphone was missing. An officer went to the apartment, but no one answered the door.
3400 block of Around Lenox Drive, NE – A commercial robbery was reported on Jan. 12. A man spent an hour looking at clothes, talking on his cellphone, and joking with employees in the store. He waited for all of the customers to leave the store and took merchandise to the cash register. When the manager told him the total of his purchase, the man said, “This is a robbery.” He pulled up his shirt and showed the manager a gun that was on the left side of his belt. The manager and another employee gave him $628 in cash from their registers. The suspect fled on foot with the cash and merchandise valued at $288.
2200 block of Lenox Road, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Jan. 17. A man said two men wearing black clothing approached him while he was walking. One of the guys slammed him onto the ground while the other one took his wallet that contained his credit card and $20.
700 block of Sidney Marcus Boulevard, NE – A residential robbery was reported on Jan. 18. Two men approached a woman walking to her apartment, pointed a silver gun and demanded she drop her bag. They took her bag and white 1996 Jeep Cherokee. The vehicle was recovered in Zone 1 with the purse in the back seat. The arrestees were located in Zone 1 and transported to Metro intake.
1100 block of Chattahoochee Avenue, NW – A commercial burglary was reported on Jan. 16. Eight to 10 men in a Ford Econoline van attempted to ram the van into the BP convenience store. When the van got stuck on a pole after the second attempt, the men ran away and entered a late ‘90s white Nissan sedan. The suspects did not enter the store. Video showed four men with black masks over their faces fleeing the scene; two ran northbound and two ran southbound.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A commercial burglary was reported on Jan. 16. Three suspects drove to the rear of the mall with a dark colored SUV. The suspects broke the door to the mall, entered, and broke the door to the store. The suspects stole $42,000 of store merchandise (purses) and exited the mall.
500 block of Loridans Drive, NE – A residential burglary was reported on Jan. 16. The front door was pried open and approximately $20,000 worth of jewelry was taken from the master bedroom.
2100 block of McKinley Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Jan.17. An unidentified suspect entered the victim’s home while she was inside with children and stole property from the location. The woman said she heard noises coming from the other side of the home, but thought it was her husband, who was working in his office in the rear of the house.
4500 block of Bryn Mawr Circle, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Jan. 17. An unknown suspect damaged the rear door to the location and stole a jewelry box with items valued at $50,000.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a specialty store was reported on Jan. 12. Store employees conducting inventory noticed jewelry missing from the showroom. Upon review of the video footage, a woman, accompanied by an elderly woman, can be seen taking the items and leaving the store.
3500 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a discount store was reported on Jan. 12. The suspect came into the store to exchange a phone, and when the employee went to the back to search for the phone, the suspect took her cellphone and left. The victim saw calls were being made from her phone, called the numbers, and was told the suspect’s name. The victim called her phone and told the suspect she would call police if he did not return her phone. The suspect said he would return the phone, but has failed to do so.
800 block of Garraux Street, NW – A larceny was reported on Jan. 13. A company’s cell tower battery was missing. The cell tower is fenced all around and locks secured the entry; the only way to enter was by using the gate code that contractors and employees have access to.
300 block of Buckhead Avenue, NE – A larceny from a specialty store was reported on Jan. 15. The victim left a petty cash envelope under the front counter of the business. The victim returned the following day and noticed the envelope and cash missing. The victim said an employee has not showed up for work in the last two days and has not answered the phone.
3700 block of Narmore Drive, NE –A larceny was reported on Jan. 16. The victims returned home and saw that jewelry valued around $10,000 was stolen from a box.
1700 block of Monroe Drive, NE –A larceny from a grocery store was reported on Jan. 16. The arrestee was seen selecting items, then taking the items into the bathroom, removing the items from a package, then attempting to flush the empty container down the toilet.
Larceny from Auto
2300 block of Adams Drive, NW – A larceny from auto was reported on Jan. 13. An unidentified suspect in a red Dodge Magnum smashed the window on a woman’s vehicle while her child was in the car, and stole her purse and cellphone.
1100 block of Huff Road, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on Jan. 13. An unknown suspect jimmied the door on a woman’s vehicle and stole an iPad. She later received a call from someone who said they purchased her iPad on Craigslist.
2800 block of Mornington Drive, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on Jan. 17. A man said his 2005 GMC was broken into and several items were stolen. He said he parked his vehicle and when he returned, one compressor hose, one wood saw, one drill w/subfloor, one GPS, 1, 100 ft. cord and one hammer was gone. Neither surveillance nor any witness at the location. He said the door might have been unlocked.
700 block of Sidney Marcus Boulevard, NE – An auto theft was reported on Jan. 16. A man left his keys in the truck at the gas station. When he returned to the pump he saw that his 2003 Chevrolet Silverado was gone.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – An auto theft was reported on Jan. 18. A man had pulled his Toyota Highlander out of the hotel parking deck to clean it out. After he finished, a man the victim assumed was a valet attendant drove off with the vehicle. Two pairs of sunglasses, a plastic bin, an iPhone charger, car seats and earrings were inside the vehicle when it was taken.