­From police reports dated Nov. 1 to Nov. 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.


1300 block of Ellsworth Industrial Boulevard—Two men in masks approached a woman who was walking down the street. One man asked the woman to the vehicle, and, when she declined, the suspects got out of the car. Both men tried to take her purse, but she held on to it. One man threw her to the ground and continued striking her. When the two were unsuccessful in stealing from her, they drove away.

1000 block of Chattahoochee Avenue—A man was opening a liquor store when two men approached him. One pulled out a gun and they followed the employee into the store. The robbers removed $1,100 from two registers. After pressuring the employee for more money, the men removed $55,000 from the freezer compartment of the refrigerator.

First block of Peachtree Memorial Drive—Two men with guns appeared from a side alley and approached another man, demanded his belongings and struck him in the face. He fell on the ground and the attackers took a wallet with $380 and an iPhone 5.

500 block of Northside Circle—A man asked to use another man’s phone outside an apartment complex. When the man with the phone handed the stranger his Android Galaxy 3, the stranger said, “This is a nice phone.” Shortly thereafter, the trunk of a silver Ford Focus opened and a man wearing all black got out of the trunk holding a gun. When the victim told the suspects, “You can take it all,” he was hit in the head with the gun. The victim pushed the suspect and the suspect shot the victim in his shoulder. The victim ran toward his apartment and was taken to the hospital by his roommate. A witness reported hearing a gunshot and seeing a small car speed away with the trunk open.

3500 block of Peachtree Road—A man in a red or orange mask and gloves jumped over the counter at a fast food restaurant, brandished a black pellet gun and forced an employee to open the cash register. The masked man placed approximately $1,000 in his pockets while holding the employee at gunpoint. A woman grabbed the gun from the suspect, ran and threw it across the dining room area. The suspect struck the woman in her head several times before he fled on foot. A black pellet gun was recovered on scene.

2700 block of Defoors Ferry Road—Two men approached a man who was getting out of his vehicle and one of them produced a gun with a red beam and said something unintelligible. The man with the car began yelling and pressing the horn. He then pushed one of the men and ran toward his apartment. The gunman struck the running man in the back of his head and took his backpack, which contained his wallet, shoes and musical notes.

2400 block of Coronet Way—A man pointed a chrome pistol at another man while he was standing on the corner. The victim gave the gunman $25 before running to his home to phone 911.

300 block of Deering Road—A chubby man with a black handgun demanded a woman’s belongings. He took her Apple iPhone 6 cellphone and Kate Spade purse.

4400 block of Roswell Road—A man approached a bank teller at a Wells Fargo, pointed a handgun and told the teller to fill his bag. The teller gave the man $7,890. He headed west on Wieuca Road in a red Chevy Trailblazer or Tahoe.

3200 block of Lenox Road—A stocky man armed with a black gun with a red beam (laser) on it demanded another man’s wallet. The gunman took the man’s cellphone and wallet, and ran toward an apartment complex parking lot.

2500 block of Lenox Road—A resident of an apartment complex was near the rear of his vehicle, in front of the A building, when a man walked up behind him, pointed a gun at his head and demanded his property. The victim gave up his cellphone and $300.

Aggravated Assault

2400 block of Coronet Way—An argument turned physical when one person struck another in the face with a bottle. The suspect had departed by the time patrol units arrived. The victim refused further treatment and did not want to press charges.

2600 block of Piedmont Road—A man came running up from behind a woman and snatched her purse. As she ran, she fell and started screaming. A witness pursued the suspect, where he, too, fell. A second witness chased the man until he tripped on a median. The attacker pulled a knife and waved it at the witness, causing him to fall. The stolen purse was recovered.

2400 block of Camelia Lane—An argument turned physical when a man grabbed a woman around the neck and punched her in the eye. There were visible signs of a struggle and the woman had a black eye.

400 block of Armour Drive—A woman said the suspect cut her off while driving and she began following the car to get a tag number. She phoned her boyfriend, who phoned police for a lookout. Despite being in possession of the tag number, the woman continued following the car. She heard one of the people in the car say, “Give me the strap. Give me the strap,” and then a shot was fired at her.

Residential Burglary

2100 block of Collins Ridge Drive—A Westinghouse TV and Apple Mac computer were taken from a house.

1300 block of Dupont Commons Circle—A 42-inch Visio TV was taken from a house. A rock, napkin with blood stains and footprints were discovered. A mouse and TV remote were recovered from a path behind the residence.

2100 block of Defoors Ferry Road—A witness alerted police to two suspects attempting to break into the leasing office. They were removing envelopes from the rent drop slot. The suspects then entered the rear of an apartment and returned to continue removing envelopes from the drop box. The suspects were then observed returning back to a blue Jaguar, where they were arrested.

3600 block of Peachtree Park Drive—Two Apple MacBook laptops were taken from an apartment.

900 block of East Paces Ferry Road—A silver badge and a MacBook Pro laptop were taken from an apartment.

1900 block of Monroe Drive—A MacBook Air laptop, several pieces of costume jewelry, a North Face backpack and a pair of Audrey Brooke shoes were taken from an apartment.

1100 block of Lavista Road—An Apple MacBook laptop, Tory Burch wallet, checkbooks and credit cards were taken from an apartment.

500 block of Wimbledon Road—A 32-inch Vizio TV, a Dell Optiplex 755 computer tower, the title to a 2003 Ford Explorer, medication, mail, vehicle keys, mailbox key and apartment keys were taken.

150 block of West Sussex Road—A Cannon T3i camera, charger, batteries and bag were taken from inside a resident’s vehicle after the garage was left open.

Commercial Burglary

1700 block of Northside Drive—An audible alarm was cleared by patrol units one day and the next day at 3 a.m. power was cut and someone broke in through a rear door. A safe box and ATM were compromised and $3,800 was taken.

500 block of Main Street—Three Apple Macintosh desktop computers were taken.

Auto Theft

Between Nov. 1 and 7, a total of 12 vehicles were reported stolen and one attempt to steal a vehicle was reported.

Between Nov. 8 and 15, a total of nine vehicles were reported stolen and one attempt to steal a vehicle was reported.


Between Nov. 1 and 7, a total of 40 thefts from automobiles were reported and an additional 45 reports of other larcenies, including shoplifting, were made.

Between Nov. 8 and 15, a total of 44 thefts from automobiles were reported and an additional 35 reports of other larcenies, including shoplifting, were mad