The following incidents and arrests are some but not all of the reports filed with SSPD over the listed period, dated through Feb 13.
The following information was provided by the Sandy Springs Police Department from its records and is presumed to be accurate.
8200 block of Roswell Road 30350 – On Feb. 8, a man came into a pizza restaurant around 8:15 p.m. and pulled a gun, demanding money. Instead of giving him the money, the employee ran to the freezer area and activated the alarm. The suspect did rob a customer of about $70 in the store. The man fled on foot.
8700 block of Roswell Road 30350 – On Feb. 11, a man reported that around 9:30 p.m. he was walking behind a bowling alley when he was attacked by two or three men. They took $180 cash. During the assault, the man was cut in the face and leg with a knife.
1000 block of Mount Vernon Highway 30328 – On Jan. 26, several items taken from a home being remodeled.
5600 block of New Northside Drive 30328 – On Jan. 27, several laptops were stolen from an office building. No forced entry was found. Also on that date, a man reported that someone entered his office and stole a laptop. At least one other burglary was reported in this building.
5600 block of Roswell Road 30342 – On Jan. 27, the victim said that on Jan. 19, around 5 a.m., he woke and found two persons inside the apartment living room looking for things. The victim yelled and the men left. They got into a white pickup truck, occupied and waiting, and fled. He is missing a 39-inch TV, clothing, $40 cash, electric razor and LG cellphone.
4600 block of Roswell Road 30342 – On Jan. 30, someone entered an apartment through an unlocked front window. Missing is $1,200 cash, a 42-inch TV and a Dell Laptop.
5800 block of Glenridge Drive 30342 – On Jan. 30, someone forced windows by rocks and entered a business. One iMac computer was stolen.
500 block of Summerset Lane 30328 – On Feb. 6, someone forced entry through a bedroom window and entered the victim’s home. Several items were taken.
7000 Roswell Road 30328 – On Feb. 9, a resident reported that someone took several jewelry items from her home. Officers were unable to locate a point of entry.
6900 block of Roswell Road 30328 – On Feb. 9, the victim said someone took a laptop. No signs of forced entry.
1100 block of Mount Vernon Highway 30328 – On Jan. 27, the victim said he and his wife were at a pub. She placed her purse on the floor near her chair and later found that someone took her wallet from her purse. She said she recalled that a man dropped a phone next to her purse and she believes that when he reached down to pick it up, he took the wallet. The credit cards were used a short time later. They noticed that he had sat himself near them and ordered only water as he looked at a menu.
600 block of Summer Drive 30350 – On Jan. 27, a woman reported that someone stole her iPhone plugged into her bathroom outlet. Her roommate had three guests spend the night and she thinks one of them stole the phone.
6900 block of Roswell Road 30328 – On Jan. 28, a motorcycle was stolen from an apartment parking place at an apartment complex.
A man reported that his 25-year-old stepdaughter took his debit card and $300 was taken from the account. He said she is on drugs and has a druggie boyfriend. He is pursuing charges against her.
6300 block of Roswell Road — Aaron’s Rents reported a man and woman shoplifted a laptop on Feb. 3.
1100 block of Hammond Drive 30328 – On Feb. 5, tools were taken from a construction site.
2000 block of Dunwoody Club Drive 30350 – On Feb. 5, a woman was shopping at Kroger and reported that she had her purse in the shopping cart and at some point someone stole her wallet from the purse. She called her credit card company and found that her cards had been used at a department store at Perimeter Mall.
200 block of Johnson Ferry Road 30328 – On Feb. 5, Dazzl Jewelry Boutique reported that a woman stole several pieces of jewelry, grabbing at least a half-dozen pieces valued at about $1,000.
2900 block of Sandalwood Drive 30350 – On Feb. ,6 a woman reported that she entrusted her friend to look after her account. She is now missing $709.
6300 block of Roswell Road 30328 – On Feb. 7, an employee of the Dog City Bakery II reported that a man was in the store and pulled a “bait and switch” with a $100 bill. The man gave her the bill, then, during the transaction, said “Wait, I have change,” and then asked for change for the $100 bill. Somewhere along the line, the clerk became confused and gave the man $94 change for the bill which he had taken back.
A man came into the police station and reported that his wallet was stolen in India.
A man reported that he had two AMX cards sent to his home on Santa Fe Parkway and they were not delivered. He checked and found that card was used at a MARTA station ($90) for passes and $40 used at a gas station.
300 block of Hammond Drive 30328 – On Feb. 8, someone took several credit cards and items from an employee’s purse inside a store.
Theft from Vehicles
6700 block of Riverside Drive 30328, On Jan. 28, purse, credit cards
Ga. 400 @ Abernathy 30328, On Jan. 30, paper documents
4900 block of Roswell Road 30342, On Feb. 2, purse from front seat
8100 block of Colquitt Road 30350, On Feb. 2, tools taken from front seat
5700 block of Roswell Road 30328, On Feb. 6, Tom Tom GPS
6300 block Roswell Road 30328, On Feb. 6, tag
8600 block of Dunwoody Place 30350, On Feb. 6, trailer rig
1st block of Cedar Run 30350m On Feb. 8, Mercedes hood ornament
8800 block of Roswell Road 30350, On Feb. 9, two Apple iMac laptops and a case
6300 block of Peachtree Dunwoody Road 30328, On Feb. 9, tools
6100 block of Peachtree Dunwoody Road 30328, On Feb. 9, Hartmann luggage valued at $380
8600 block of Roswell Road 30350, On Feb. 10, iPad, bible, documents
5500 block of Glenridge Drive 30342, On Feb. 12, nothing taken; medical supplies for victim’s work
8300 block of Roswell Road, On Jan. 27, credit opened in name and personal info of victim
Alderwood Point, On Jan. 28, debit card number used for $689 payment for GPS system
800 block of Vicksburg Place, On Jan. 30, stolen and forged check. Suspect is employee
Enclave Circle, On Jan. 30, two lines of credit were opened in victim’s name and info. The accounts opened at Goody’s and Eddie Bauer, and $1,477 was charged.
5500 block of Roswell Road, On Feb. 5, victim’s Social Security Number was used by someone else to file taxes; someone used victim’s debit card number to make purchases at the Lifetime Fitness Café. $403 has been stolen
700 block of Hammond Drive, On Feb. 5, victim’s ID used to open three credit card accounts at retail stores
8300 block of Roswell Road, On Feb. 6, someone opened two Comcast accounts in victim’s name
700 block of Lake Summit, On Feb. 6, fraudulent checks were deposited into the victim’s account and ATM withdrawals were immediately done before the banks could catch the fraud. The victim’s debit card # had been used.
5600 block of Roswell Road, On Feb. 7, a man attempted to buy baby items using three counterfeit bills
7800 block of Roswell Road, On Feb. 8, debit card used for $1,859 in purchases
Elden Drive, on Feb. 9, victim’s SSN was used by someone filing taxes in her name
Marsh Trail Circle — A man on reported on Jan. 26 that he contacted someone on Craigslist to purchase an iPhone. He requested to meet in person to see the phone. The seller said she lived in Canada but would send a photo of the phone, which she did. They made arrangements for him to send $320 to a third party in London. On Jan. 11 the victim sent the money via Western Union. The phone was supposed to be delivered on Jan. 16, but it wasn’t. He learned the shipping address was fraudulent.
Brentwood Way — A woman said she received a package labeled “Secret Shopper” and a check with the instructions to put part of the money in her account and forward the balance to an address via Western Union. She did so and later found the check to be fraudulent. She lost $1,534 when she wired the funds to Summerville, SC.
On Feb. 7 an administrator for a trust said someone attempted to impersonate the account holder and transfer several accounts totaling just over $200,000 to several different locations and accounts.
The administrator checked with the holder who confirmed it to be fraud. The complainant said a man with a thick Middle Eastern accent, who called himself “Raymond,” contacted him by phone in the attempt.
8800 block of Dunwoody Place 30350 – On Jan. 28, a 22-year-old man reported that his friend hit him in the face over being jealous of all the attention the victim was getting from “some females” who were in the apartment drinking with them.
8200 block of Roswell Road 30350 – On Feb. 5, a 40-year-old man reported that a driver became enraged at him over a lane change, and attempted to cut him off while at the same time brandishing a knife. The suspect is a 30- or 40-year-old man who was driving a Hyundai Santa Fe. A tag was obtained and criminal charges are being filed.
Roberts Drive 30350, Feb. 6, husband won’t let her have her cell
Franklin Road 30342, Feb. 6, argument over a lie the husband told
Huntingdon Trail 30350, On Feb. 7, argument
Park Avenue 30342, On Feb. 7, husband punched victim and accused her of cheating on him
Cromwell Road 30328, On Feb. 7, argument
Treelodge Parkway 30350, On Feb. 8, female said her girlfriend hit her with a cookie cutter
Cedar Run 30350, On Feb. 8, boyfriend head-butted her and took her keys, destroyed her cellphone
Highland Park Drive 30350, On Feb. 9, argument over money
Northwood Drive 30342, On Feb. 10, a 17-year-old said he was attacked by his girlfriend’s mother
Colquitt Road 30350, On Feb. 10, woman and her roommate got into an argument, and victim was pushed into a furnace, causing bruising
Island Ford Parkway — Three juveniles were arrested following reports of federal government property being damaged. The three crossed over a fence onto park property and vandalized, with paint, a truck, mower attachment, camping shell, dumpster and a canoe. They were charged with criminal trespass and then released to their parents.
4900 block of Roswell Road 30342 – On Jan. 27, cops were called to meet with a man who said he was approached by a man who asked for a ride to Tennessee in exchange for $200. The man also showed the complainant what appeared to be a white substance the complainant interpreted as drugs, probably methamphetamine. The complainant told the man he couldn’t help him and then called the cops. The officers arrived and looked for the suspect who they found hiding in the women’s restroom. The officers asked if there was anyone in the restroom. A voice returned, “There’s no one in here.” They opened the door and saw a set of hairy legs inside one of the stalls. They gambled and entered the restroom. They then saw the man, and told him to come out. The man quickly reached into his pocket which, by the way, is a “freak-out” button for cops. One officer grabbed the jacket, which came off. The man retreated into the stall. The second officer climbed the stall wall and saw the suspect flushing the dope. The officer leaped over the wall and struggled with the man until they got him cuffed. They found a black BB gun in the pocket along with a syringe, scale, two cellphones and an ID card that belonged to the suspect’s brother. The suspect told the officers that he was a good person and had only tried crack twice. He was arrested.
8700 block of Roswell Road 30350 – On Jan. 30, a woman was cited for shoplifting a box of Monistat.
6300 block of Roswell Road 30328 – On Feb. 6, officers were called to Wells Fargo on a fraud that was in progress, at the bank. They spoke to the suspect, who was attempting to cash a $1,260 check. The bank called the owner of the check, a car company, who confirmed they had not written a check to the suspect. He was arrested at the scene.
200 block of Northridge Road 30350 – On Feb. 6, following a traffic stop on Roswell Road and Northridge, the officer smelled marijuana coming from inside the car. He detained the two occupants, and subsequently found a .38 caliber gun that had been stolen in Sandy Springs on May 5. Marijuana was located in the car as well. The two were arrested.
6300 block of Peachtree Dunwoody Road 30328 – On Feb. 8, a man was detained for stealing a bottle of Grey Goose Vodka ($36.) He had 10g of marijuana on him at the time. He was arrested for shoplifting and possession of marijuana.
8700 block of Roswell Road 30350 – On Feb. 11, grocery store employees detained a man for shoplifting a family meal from the deli department and then leaving without paying for it.
7800 block of Roswell Road 30350 – On Feb. 12, officers said they spotted a car on Roswell Road moving at a high rate of speed. The cops lost sight of the car, but later spotted one matching the description at a pharmacy on Dalrymple. The car, which was southbound, made a U-turn and drove north. Due to the bad weather conditions, the officers did not pursue the car but headed north on Roswell to see if they could spot the car again. They found the car belly up in a ditch at Morgan Falls Road. The driver received a minor cut to his lip. He was in possession of a 9mm gun, which was later put in evidence. After being checked out at the hospital, he was taken to jail, charged with speeding and other traffic charges as well as a concealed weapon charge.
5700 block of Roswell Road 30342 – On Jan. 26, a man called police just after 5 a.m. and said that he was with two men at the Comfort Inn. He said the two men took his property but gave it back. They later drugged him with heroin and then dropped him off on Roswell Road. He was treated by medical personnel.
A man reported that he and his ex-wife got into an argument inside his apartment, so he told her to leave. She kicked his car several times on the way out.
1000 block of Hammond Drive 30328 – On Feb. 6, around 11:30 p.m., cops were called to a hotel about two persons in a car that was parked in the lot. Both appeared to be unconscious. They found a woman, head back, mouth open, hold two syringe needles. She was eventually awakened but the other occupant, a man, was not responding. The woman said the man took a lot of heroin and some prescription pills. EMS responded and transported the man to Northside Hospital, where he eventually woke up. They said the heroin was bought from someone in one of the hotel rooms.
A woman reported on Feb. 11 that she has been getting threatening calls. She explained to the officer that she is married and in addition, is having relationship with another man who, by the way, is having another relationship with another woman. The complainant said she began getting phone calls from the woman who’s in a relationship with the guy she’s messing around on her husband with. The woman also calls her asking to speak with her husband, who appears to be the only real victim here. It appears they all deserve each other.