From police reports dated April 19 through May 2.
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.
1100 block of Moores Mill Road—On April 19, a man got out of a car on the passenger side and tried to take a woman’s purse outside of a grocery store. When she turned around and saw the man, she pulled away and yelled for help. The man tried to grab her phone, but dropped it on the ground and didn’t try to pick it back up. He ran off to a car that was waiting. When a witness tried to stop the suspect’s car from leaving the area, the driver of the car with the suspect inside ran over a curb and drove away.
2000 block of Howell Mill Road—On April 19, a man got out of a car on the passenger side and grabbed a woman’s purse outside a grocery store. As the two struggled, a witness saw what was going on and honked her horn. The man then let go of the woman’s purse and ran back to the car he got out of.
3300 block of Peachtree Road—On April 19, three men with handguns approached a group of people outside a pizza place. The gunmen took purses, wallets and phones from the group and then ran to an awaiting SUV.
3300 block of Roswell Road—On April 19, a woman walking outside apartments noticed a red SUV with its lights on. Two men approached her, demanding her belongings. She gave up her purse, cellphone, necklace and ring. The men then demanded the password to her phone, and she complied. The men ran off toward the SUV.
3300 block of Piedmont Road—On April 19, a man outside a grocery store approached a woman from behind and tried to snatch her purse. She fell to the ground, clutching her purse. A security guard rushed over to help and the man ran off toward a car. The woman was able to take a photo of the license plate as the car drove away.
3100 block of Roswell Road—On May 2, a man attacked another man outside a nightclub. The man approached the victim from behind, slammed him onto the ground and placed his knee on the man’s neck. Then, the attacker took $6 in currency and a cellphone from the man.
Defoor Avenue at Davis Circle—A man walking home with headphones on felt a tap on his shoulder. When he turned around, a man with a gun demanded his phone, wallet and book bag.
2900 block of Pharr Court South—On April 25, a woman armed with a brown steak knife entered the lobby of an apartment complex and demanded her husband leave the premises. An arrest was made when a patrol officer responded to a call about the man not leaving the premises.
3300 block of Peachtree Road—On April 27, someone entered an apartment and tried to push past one person to get to a second. When unable to do so, the visitor picked up and thr4ew picture frames at the residents. One resident tried to run into the bathroom and the visitor kicked on the door. When police arrived the suspect was not in the apartment. A cell phone was reported missing from the apartment.
The following blocks reported residential burglaries April 19 through 25:
2800 block of Macaw Street NW
1200 block of Defoor Village Court
1900 block of Woodland Hills Court
200 block of Colonial Homes Drive
2900 block of Arden Road
2900 block of Pharr Court South
First block of Cherokee Road NW
3600 block of North Stratford Road
4100 block of Carmain Drive
600 block of Garson Road
600 block of Peachtree Hills Circle
1900 block of Piedmont Road NE
400 block of Armour Drive NE
The following blocks reported residential burglaries April 26 through May 2:
2800 block of Margaret Mitchell Drive
3400 block of Paces Place
2400 block of Paul Avenue
1800 block of William Place
1900 block of La Dawn Lane
1000 block of Peachtree Park Drive
1800 block of Ardmore Drive
400 block of Northside Circle
300 block of Old Ivy Road
1000 block of Lenox Park Boulevard
3400 block of Kingsboro Road
2400 block of Camellia Lane
700 block of Lindbergh Drive
2100 block of Cheshire Bridge Road
1900 Morres Mill Road—On April 24, a business reported its front door was pried open with a crowbar. Three men were seen on surveillance video breaking in and taking 20 cartons of cigarettes. They all wore gloves and masks, but appeared to be in their late twenties.
1900 block of Piedmont Circle—On April 19, a suspect known to employees entered a business and took several items. When an employee confronted the suspect and left to call 911, the suspect returned to take additional items.
2500 block of Chantilly Drive—A public storage facility reported locks cut and items removed from two separate units.
2400 block of Camellia Labe—On May 2, a man noticed his storage unit had been broken into and items taken. The suspects were at the facility when police arrived. Arrests were made.
1100 block of Chattahoochee Avenue—A 2000 green Honda Accord was reported stolen.
800 block of Peachtree Battle Avenue—A 2015 gray Chevy Suburban was reported stolen.
First block of Pharr Road—A 1998 green Honda Accord was reported stolen.
300 block of Pharr Road—A 2001 gold Nissan Sentra was reported stolen.
2100 block of Peachtree Road—A 2012 gray Land Rover was reported stolen.
3300 block of Peachtree Road—A gray Lexus R330 was reported stolen from a parking garage.
2700 block of Piedmont Road—A 2015 black Mercedes Benz C300 was reported stolen from the dealership. A second vehicle was reported stolen after taking inventory.
700 block of Yorkshire Road—A 2013 silver Toyota Corolla was reported stolen.
Between April 19 and 25, a total of 31 thefts from automobiles were reported and an additional 39 reports of other larcenies, including shoplifting, were made. Between April 26 and May 2, a total of 29 thefts from automobiles were reported and 32 additional larcenies were reported.