From police reports dated Feb. 23 through March 8.
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.
1st block of Highland Drive, NE –A rape was reported on Feb. 26. A woman was walking east on Highland Drive when a man, walking toward her, grabbed her from the front and forced her down a driveway, away from the road. He pushed her on the ground and pulled down her pants. When the suspect saw a witness on the phone with 911, he stopped, ran, and was detained when another witness flagged down an officer working an extra job in the area. The man was positively identified and was transported to the Zone 2 precinct where he admitted to pushing the woman into the driveway, admitted to the victim being on the ground and him being next to her. The woman had a sprained left ankle and was transported by her boyfriend to seek medical attention.
3100 block of Roswell Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Feb. 23. A witness saw a woman push the victim, and saw a man run up to the victim and punch him in the jaw with a closed fist. The victim fell to the ground and hit his face, resulting in a gash on his forehead and a laceration on his nose. He was knocked unconscious and could not remember details of the incident. The group that was fighting the victim left on a large party bus.
500 block of Lindbergh Way, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Feb. 26. The arrestee was seen hitting a woman over her back with a belt, as she was attempting to assist him with his pet.
3400 block of Alexander Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Feb. 28. A boyfriend and girlfriend who lived together for three to four months were involved in a physical altercation. The boyfriend said his girlfriend became aggressive when he broke up with her, and said she struck him with a fork and caused a small laceration on his left wrist. He also had scratches on the back of his neck.
2400 block of Coronet Way, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on March 2. Two men used a black handgun to rob a man while he was attempting to purchase marijuana at the location. The suspect fired one gunshot at the man during the incident.
2000 block of Bolton Drive, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on March 3. A man picked up a soda cup and hit a woman on her head. She also had visible black and blue marks on her left arm. The domestic violence unit was contacted, and an ID unit came to the location to take pictures. The man was transported to Fulton County Jail.
1900 block of Piedmont Circle, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on March 4. A woman and her live-in boyfriend argued over a text message the woman sent to her boyfriend’s pregnant other girlfriend. The boyfriend picked up a tennis shoe and struck her on the right side of her face, in the presence of their child.
1500 block of N. Highland Avenue, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Feb. 25. The victim was waiting by the vehicle for AAA to arrive to fix the car. While waiting, the suspect’s vehicle (a light-colored SUV) approached, the suspect exited the vehicle, and pointed a black revolver handgun. The victim was robbed of a wallet. The suspect drove away.
2000 block of Hollywood Road, NW – A pedestrian robbery was reported on March 1. While a man was out of his Cadillac Escalade helping his girlfriend, an unidentified suspect with a handgun approached the man, demanding money and the keys to their vehicle. The suspect wounded the man before leaving the scene.
1100 block of Huff Road, NW – A commercial burglary was reported on Feb. 26. Two suspects forced entry into the bar by prying the front door open. The suspects damaged the ATM machine, took money and cartons of cigarettes. The incident was captured on video.
1500 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A commercial burglary from a medical facility was reported on March 3. While speaking with a patient, the victim heard a loud noise coming from the back door. A co-worker, a witness, walked to back door and saw a white Oldsmobile speed away. The victim’s purse was stolen. Only five people have the key to the back door. .
1500 block of W. Wesley Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on March 3. A woman said drawers were pulled opened and two flat- screen televisions, a black iPad, Apple desktop and Nintendo Wii were stolen.
3400 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A commercial burglary was reported on March 8. Security officers said a man was on their premises who committed several prior burglaries in different office suites. When police searched the eighth floor, they noticed forced entry to the door of a suite, and found the suspect hiding beneath a desk, in a fetal position, behind a chair. When the man was taken into custody, he complained of chest pains, started falling over in a lethargic manner, and was transported to Piedmont Hospital. It appeared the man stole or attempted to steal computers from the location due to computer wires being exposed in the office. He had in his possession black gloves, rental car keys and a cellphone.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a specialty store was reported on Feb. 23. A man took two Prada handbags without paying. He had a large tattoo of a star in the center of his neck and tear drops on his left cheek.
1st block of Sheridan Drive, NE – A larceny was reported on Feb. 25. A man hired persons from craigslist.com to move and store his belongings. A TV/DVD player, golf clubs and various clothing were discovered missing when he returned to retrieve his items.
2700 block of Defoors Ferry Road, NW – A larceny was reported on Feb. 26. A woman said she had her 2012 taxes prepared by “Direct Tax Services,” and she never received her refund of $5,204, due to her since November 2013.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a specialty store was reported on Feb. 27. A man was seen entering the store, grabbing two Ralph Lauren handbags valued at $2,500, and running out without paying. He was seen getting into a gold Mitsubishi SUV and leaving.
3500 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a department store was reported on Feb. 28. Suspects used a key to shoplift $10,000 worth of jewelry from a storage bin.
1900 block of Monroe Drive, NE – A larceny was reported on March 1. While the residents were at home, the rear door was not able to lock securely. The subject entered and removed a laptop and knives valued at $5,000.
400 block of E. Paces Ferry Road, NE –A larceny was reported on March 3. A woman said rent checks were stolen. She said the lockbox was ripped out of the wall.
2500 block of Bolton Road, NW – A larceny was reported on March 4. A woman left her phone and wallet on a baby changing table in the bathroom. After returning to the location, she found the items were missing.
1st block of Cantey Place, NW – A larceny was reported on March 4. A man said his cousin took $5,700 from his safe without permission. He said that his cousin admitted to the incident. The cousin had the safe’s combination for a short period of time.
Larceny from Auto
800 block of Morosgo Drive, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on Feb. 25. A woman said her wallet was taken from the front seat of her vehicle while she was dropping off food to the day laborers who stand outside the location.
2500 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A larceny from an auto in a parking garage was reported on March 3. Someone cut a hole in the convertible top of the victim’s vehicle and stole property.
1700 block of Northside Drive, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on March 5. Seven vehicles were broken into; entry was made through windows. Several items were stolen: nine pairs of sunglasses, boots, etc. An orange and gray right-handed glove was recovered and placed into property as evidence.
500 block of Trabert Avenue, NW – Larcenies from autos were reported on March 6. The rear window on a vehicle was broken; a guitar head was taken from the rear seat, but recovered. The passenger window on a second vehicle was broken, but a witness interrupted the suspects before entry was made. The witness saw three men breaking into the cars, ran outside to confront them, and chased one of the suspects on Trabert Avenue. The suspect turned, pulled a handgun from the back of his waistband, and told the witness to get away from him.
400 block of Argonne Drive, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on March 8. A man said he had parked his vehicle on the street in front of a friend’s residence the night before and when he returned the next morning, he noticed his front driver side window was smashed in. A black-and-silver backpack that contained a checkbook, a silver MacBook Pro and a pair of headphones was taken from his green 2001 Chevy Suburban
2000 block of Monroe Place, NE – An auto theft was reported on Feb. 23. A man was delivering pizza to the location and left his 1998 Honda CRV running with the keys in the ignition. Upon his return, the vehicle was missing.