From police reports dated Feb. 7 to Feb. 20
The following information was provided to the Buckhead Reporter by the Zone 2 Precinct of the Atlanta Police Department and is presumed to be accurate.
2000 block of Bolton Road NW – A man told police he was unloading cigarettes during from the back of his delivery truck when another man came running toward him yelling, “You hit my mama’s car yesterday!”
The cigarette truck driver said the angry man was accompanied by another man and that the two of them surrounded him and put a black handgun to his head saying, “I’m going to shoot you, I’m going to spray you,” repeatedly.
Other people got into the back of the truck and began grabbing cases of assorted cigarettes and running out of the back of the truck. Surveillance cameras captured the incident as well as suspects and getaway vehicles.
Roswell Road NE/Irby Avenue NW — A woman told police that while she stood in line to use the restroom of a bar in early one Sunday morning when she struck up a conversation with another woman. She and that woman and two other women entered the restroom and then the three women forced the first woman to the ground and took her rose gold iPhone 6S.
700 block of Miami Circle — A woman was waiting for an Uber car outside a restaurant when a silver Honda driven by two men pulled up. The passenger in the Honda pointed a black handgun at her head and told her to get down on the ground and he snatched her pink Michael Kors purse and silver iPhone.
2069 Cheshire Bridge Rd. NE A man said he unlocked his vehicle in a parking deck and sat in the driver’s seat. He said he heard the back doors open and that two men entered the vehicle and put a gun to his neck. He said the men began assaulting him and demanded his wallet and keys. The victim said he fled the vehicle and ran in the direction of a business screaming for help. He was unable to say where the suspects fled, or in which direction. The victim did not give the suspects his wallet. His keys were located on scene, so no items were taken during the exchange. The victim received a visible laceration to his forehead, but refused medical attention.
3300 block of Peachtree Road NE — A woman was at work at a mall when she was attacked by four women she knew.
2100 block of Monroe Drive – A man told police he was leaving a restaurant on a Thursday morning when he began arguing with the bouncer. The man said he “blacked out” and had a visible injury to his left eye and was helped off the ground by strangers.
2200 block of Cheshire Bridge Road NE – A man said he asked an “unruly patron” to leave a tattoo shop and attempted to escort him out of the store. The patron pointed a black semi-automatic gun at him.
2700 block of Defoors Ferry Road NW – The back door to an apartment was found pried open. No items were taken but the apartment was rummaged through.
2600 block of Church Street NW – A resident’s alarm was activated. When he went to his house he found someone had broken the glass of the back door and gained entry. A rock was found lying in the middle of the kitchen. A Samsung plasma TV was stolen.
2600 block of Forrest Avenue NW – A rock was thrown the double-paned window of the side door of a house. A TV and blue recycling bin were taken.
1700 block of Commerce Drive – Residents of an apartment returned home to find their deadbolt had been pried off. A flat screen TV, two iPads, a Michael Kors watch, two purses and a Social Security card were taken.
3100 block of East Shadowlawn Avenue NE – During the day, an apartment and office was broken into after the front window was shattered. A Capital Grill bag was found on the scene at the location with miscellaneous items that appeared to be a homeless person’s bedding. The resident said no items were taken but that there is man who carries a Capital Grill bag frequently seen lingering around the property. The crime scene unit responded to the scene and collected blood samples and fingerprints.
1402 Peachtree Park Drive NE – A no force entry through an unlocked back door was made into an apartment on Feb. 13. A silver MacBook Pro was taken
200 block of Deering Road NW – On a Monday evening, the deadbolt was pried from an apartment front door. A Canon Rebel digital camera was taken.
3900 block of Sheldon Drive NE – The front window of a house was broken. Two rifles, a revolver, a flat screen TV, Callaway Golf clubs and a pellet gun were taken. Two gloves found at location turned in as evidence.
1300 block of N Highland Avenue NE – The back door of a house was pried open on a Sunday evening. The main circuit breaker was turned off. No items were missing from the home. Suspects may have been frightened away by the victim’s large dog. Latent fingerprints were recovered and turned in for processing.
900 block of Plymouth Road NE – The basement door of a house was kicked in during the day on a Monday. The cleaning crew was on the scene and heard a loud bang, but thought nothing of it and continued working. No items taken from the residence. Suspects may have made entry while the cleaning crew was on scene, heard them upstairs and fled.
2400 block of Coronet Way NW – Two TVs, a phone and $3,200 in cash was taken from an apartment on a Sunday evening. The resident told police he locked and secured his apartment and returned home to find the items missing.
2000 block of Bolton Road – A window was broken and the front door found open when a woman returned home. Her Apple MacBook and Kay Bates purse were missing.
2500 block of Church Street NW — Someone made entry into a house on a Wednesday evening and a flat screen TV and air rifle were taken. No force was used.
420 block of Lake Forrest Drive – The back window of a house was pried open during the day on a Thursday. When the resident returned home on a Thursday afternoon he found a newer gray Dodge or Chevy pickup in his driveway and told police he thought someone was there doing plumbing work. When the man entered his home and deactivated the alarm he saw the back window was pried open. When he went outside he saw the truck was gone.
2400 block of Cheshire Bridge Road NE – A man told police his girlfriend frequently leaves their apartment without locking the door. On a Sunday, he woke up and found the front door open and $700 in cash and his car keys were missing. He also said someone took his 2001 Acura CL.
2100 block of Piedmont Road NE – On a Monday evening, a woman said she left her apartment unlocked and was gone for five minutes to go pick up her child from the father who was in the parking deck. When she got back to her apartment, her PS4 and Dell laptop were taken.
1750 Howell Mill Road NW — The front door glass of a business was shattered by a rock Feb. 13 and $300 in cash and SIM cards were taken.
A storage unit was broken into through the ceiling. Items taken included shoes, tablet, suitcases, and gaming systems. A pair of gloves not belonging to the victim was found on scene.
1400 block of N Highland Ave. NE – Someone threw a brick through the glass window and $150 in cash taken from the register. Surveillance footage showed suspect enter the location at 5:39 a.m.
2400 block of Bolton Road NW – A woman reported her storage unit was broken into and three laptops, one iPad, one desktop computer, three iPhones, pillows, pots, pans, skates, a hoverboard, Xbox, Xbox 360, Wii, PS4, microwave, kitchen appliances, four sets of Michael Kors boots, three flat screen TVs, multiple sets of bedding, multiple shoes and miscellaneous other clothing items were taken.
800 block of Collier Road NW – On Wednesday morning, the front glass door of a business was broken by a brick. A larger computer monitor was taken from the reception desk.
2000 block of Howell Mill Road – On a Wednesday morning, the front glass door was broken and $40 in change was taken from the register.
800 block of Collier Road NW – The front glass door of a business was broken by a brick and $100 cash was taken from the register on Wednesday morning.
800 block of Collier Road – On a Wednesday morning, the front glass door was shattered by a thrown brick and $10 in cash taken from the register. Surveillance cameras were installed and show a male wearing a gray hoodie break the glass and take the drawer.
1700 block of Northside Drive NW – The glass front door was shattered and $300 in cash was taken from the money drawer..
2000 block of Cheshire Bridge Road NE – On Monday morning, the back door and window to a business were forced open and also a storage trailer was forced open. The business owner told police the suspect was unable to gain entry into to the office and that the trailer was empty. Surveillance camera footage shows the subject come and go in attempt to gain entry multiple times throughout the night.
2100 block of Monroe Drive NE – The lock was damaged at a rented storage unit and a 55-inch Samsung TV and Jetpro Printer had been taken from the scene.
1400 block of N Highland Avenue NE – On a Wednesday morning, the glass window of a fitness business was shattered by a thrown rock. Roughly $5,000 worth of fitness clothing was taken from the location.
Between Feb. 7-13, there were 46 thefts from vehicles reported and an additional 26 reports of larcenies, including shoplifting, reported. Between Feb. 14-20, there were 37 reported thefts from vehicles and an additional 40 reports of larcenies, including shoplifting, were reported.
Between Feb. 7-13, there were 11 motor vehicle thefts reported and between Feb. 14-20, six vehicles were reported stolen.