From police reports dated Aug.1 through Aug. 15.
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.
200 block of Wieuca Road – A robbery of a pedestrian in the park was reported during the morning of Aug. 5. The victim was grabbed by someone, forced to the ground and punched in the head and face. Though the attacker never displayed a weapon, the victim was threatened that if he moved, the attacker would shoot. After running into the wood line to get free, the victim returned to his vehicle and discovered an Apple iPod, a black wallet with identification and credit cards, a Garmin GPS and a set of vehicle keys missing. The victim phoned police after friends took him to retrieve a spare key.
3000 block of Peachtree Road – A robbery with a semi-automatic handgun was reported during the morning of Aug. 3. A pedestrian at SunTrust was approached from behind from a man who came from a set of bushes, pointing a hand gun and demanding the victim “give up his money.” The victim gave the attacker $2,000 and the attacker ran off toward Pharr Road. The victim drove to his residence where he phoned
3500 block of Peachtree Road NE – A robbery of a woman by two men was reported during the morning of Aug. 4. While walking to her car, two men ran up to the victim and one man punched her in the face while the other yelled at her to give up her car. The attackers took the woman’s purse and her BMW 530. Two witnesses who heard the woman screaming called 911 from a nearby restaurant. The victim was taken to Atlanta Medical Center for treatment of her injuries.
3700 block of Roswell Road – A robbery of a man near Waffle House was reported during the morning of Aug. 5. The victim watched as two men driving a Chevy Malibu parked in a lot and walked north on Roswell Road. Upon approaching his Infinity, the men ran up with handguns yelling for the man to give up his keys. After yelling, “Don’t shoot,” the victim dropped his keys, wallet and cell phone. He watched as the Chevy followed his stolen Infiniti out of the parking lot at the BB&T bank.
2000 block of Cheshire Bridge Road NE – A commercial robbery was reported in the evening of Aug. 5, when a car wash manager was threatened by a man with a gun. The gunman walked over to the manager asking, “Where is the grocery store?” The manager pointed in the direction of the store, and asked the gunman to stay off the car wash property. The gunman walked around the perimeter of the property and aimed his gun at the manager’s head while he was looking down.
500 block of W Paces Ferry Road NW – A burglary without forced entry was reported when the victim discovered $1,000 missing from a home safe. Surveillance footage showed a former employee entering the residence.
1500 block of Chattahoochee Ave NW – A burglary was reported when a victim called police to report a broken door panel and $60 missing.
3600 block of N Stratford Road – A burglary was reported during the day Aug. 6 when an unsecured back door allowed burglar(s) to take a Nikon camera and two other cameras, jewelry, $50 in cash, two television sets, 40 DVDs, five bottles of liquor, two cases of diet coke and a 9mm Taurus handgun were taken from three victims.
700 block of Lindbergh Drive – A burglary without forced entry was reported during the day Aug. 8. Two flat screen Samsungs, a 50-inch and a 42-inch, were taken.
2100 block of Cheshire Bridge Road NE – A burglary was reported during the morning of Aug. 7, when a locked box with various prescriptions was taken off the resident’s bed. No forced entry was apparent.
1000 block of Lindridge Drive NE – A burglary was reported during the morning of Aug. 8, when the resident saw a man halfway through his unlocked living room window. When the man saw the resident, he jumped back out of the window, jumped a chain fence in the backyard and ran away. Nothing was taken and police attempted to collect fingerprints.
900 block of Lindbergh Drive NE – A burglary was reported during the morning of Aug. 8 when the victim realized a back door was left unsecured and two wallets with credit cards and identification, HP laptop and keys to a 2005 Lincoln Navigator and a 2001 Mazda Millennia were missing.
600 block of Morningside Drive NE – A burglary was reported during the morning of Aug. 9, after a screen was removed from a window with a key to the basement door in the window sill. The basement door was unlocked. A purse and keys were removed from the kitchen table and taken to the basement area. An Apple laptop was taken from a bag in the den area and a laptop computer was taken from a computer desk. A wallet with driver’s license and credits cards was taken as was a BMW.
Larceny from vehicle
4400 block of Stella Drive NW – A car parked on the city street was reported with an off-track window. A spare tire with wheel, tool kit, CD player, cup holder, gear handle, floor mats, cigarette lighter and front hood emblem were taken.
3200 block of Northside Parkway – A theft was reported during the day Aug. 4, after an unsecured vehicle parked at the Atlanta Public Library. A Brighton purse with a driver’s license, an unknown amount of currency, a Seiko watch and credit cards were taken.
1100 block of Huff Road NW – A theft from a vehicle in a parking deck was reported during the morning Aug. 3. An in-dash Pioneer CD player and a black with gold chain book bag, containing a 16-gig hard drive, were taken. No signs of forced entry were apparent.
700 block of Wesley Drive NW – A theft from a vehicle parked at a house was reported during the day Aug. 4. The right back passenger window was broken. Items taken from the car include a purse with wallet and makeup, a Rolex watch, driver’s license, debit card, a pair of Ray Ban sunglasses, a Dillard’s store credit card and $40.
1900 block of Howell Mill Road – A theft from a vehicle was reported during the day Aug. 6. A passenger side window was broken and a red backpack and gray Asus laptop were taken from the rear driver
300 block of Pharr Road NE – A theft from a vehicle was reported Aug. 4. The rear passenger window was damaged and pry marks were visible on the window frame. A Nikon camera and a Tamron lens were taken; a theft was reported during the morning Aug. 3. A witness saw three men in a silver Nissan Altima inside the parking deck at the time of the thefts. The driver’s side window was pried and broken, and a gym bag was taken from the back seat of one vehicle. The passenger side window was broken on a second vehicle, from which $5 in change was taken from the center console. The rear passenger window was broken on a third vehicle, but nothing was taken. The front passenger window was broken on a fourth vehicle, and a 64-gigabyte iPod was taken from the center console.
300 block of East Paces Ferry Road – A victim reported a car with a broken driver side window. The car had been rummaged through, but no items were reported missing.
100 block of Vivian Lane NE – A theft was reported during the evening Aug. 8, when a hole was punched under the car door lock and a brown bag with an HP laptop was taken from the front passenger floorboard.
1800 block of Peachtree Road NW – A theft was reported during the evening Aug. 4, when a rear window was broken and a Nikon camera with lens was taken from the floorboard of the vehicle.
1900 block of Peachtree Road NW – A theft was reported during the morning Aug. 4, after a hole was punched in a door handle and a black Craftsman tool box with tools was
2100 Peachtree Road NW– A theft was reported during the day Aug. 6, when a driver’s door handle was damaged and a laptop bag that contained an HP laptop, an Apple iPad, $700 in currency, a passport, misc. papers and a check was taken from the trunk.
3100 block of Peachtree Road – A taxi driver reported during the morning Aug. 7 that a customer took the driver’s company-issued Apple iPad.
2000 block of Peachtree Road NW – Two thefts from vehicles parked at Shepard Center were reported during the evening Aug. 8. The first vehicle had its front door handle lock punched, and two Apple iPads, an Apple iPhone 4S and a Dell laptop were taken. The second vehicle had damage on the driver side door, and an Apple iPhone, iPad and car stereo were
400 block of Hascall Road NW – A theft from a vehicle was reported during the morning Aug. 9, after an Apple Notebook Pro and $180 cash was taken.
3200 block of Roswell Road NE – A theft from a vehicle at The Big Ketch was reported during the evening Aug. 5, after the rear window was broken and an Apple iPad, MacBook, iPhone, Go Pro camera, an external hard drive, a Sonic toothbrush, a pair of sunglasses and a back pack were taken.
3300 block of Peachtree Road NE – A theft from a vehicle was reported during the day Aug. 9 when a rear window was damaged and an Apple iPad, Sony PlayStation and a pair of Astro headphones were taken.
800 block of Haven Oaks Court NE – A theft from a vehicle was reported during the day Aug. 8. A resident said a Stihl weedeater, two leaf blowers, and broom were taken from his lawn trailer, while he was inside the home.
3400 block of Kingsboro NE – A theft from a vehicle was reported when the victim discovered his Targus and an HP laptop missing. The vehicle was left unsecured because the owner’s key fob (electronic key lock) was defective.
2700 block of Lenox Road NE – Three vehicle thefts were reported in Lenox Village during the evening Aug. 7. The first victim said he saw as was walked to his vehicle two men in a gold Malibu or Chevy Impala driving through the parking lot with “ghost face masks” on. The suspects said, “Give me all your money,” without displaying any weapons. The man threw $60 into the suspects’ window. The victim discovered his rear truck window damaged and his Apple MacAir laptop had been taken. Victim two discovered his driver side rear window damaged and a black backpack, gold clubs and a Lenovo laptop taken. Victim three discovered his rear window damaged and a Lenovo laptop, Verizon MyFi Hotspot and a black
3300 block of Peachtree Road NE –A theft from a vehicle was reported during the evening Aug. 9, after Abercrombie, Bloomingdale’s and Victoria’s Secrets bags were taken while the victim was at the food court. The vehicle was left unsecured due to lock issues.
2300 block of Parkland Drive NE – Two thefts from a vehicle at Sorelle Apartments were reported during the morning Aug. 4, after damage to the driver side door locks were discovered. An Apple iPad 2 and a pair of Ray Ban sunglasses were taken from the first vehicle. A Bersa Thunder 380 handgun (unknown serial number) was taken from the second vehicle.