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.
3200 block of Northside Parkway NW – On Feb. 28, a woman told police she was leaving her vehicle on the third floor of her apartment complex’s parking deck when a man approached her and said, “My sister won’t let me inside.” The woman asked him what he meant. He then smashed her phone and pointed a black handgun at her. He demanded her purse, which she did not have, so she gave him $375 from her pocket. The man walked her to her car and took her black bag from the vehicle, looked inside and then handed it back to her. He then took the victim’s car keys and told her that she could “find them on the first level.” He then took the keys and departed on foot. The keys were not recovered.
1100 block of Collier Road NE – On Feb. 29, a man told police that while he was walking home toward the trailer park a man robbed him at gunpoint. He said the man pulled alongside him in a small, white four-door sedan, possibly a Hyundai, and pointed a black, semi-automatic handgun at him. The suspect said, “I know you from the trailer park. Give me all your shit.” The pedestrian gave him the $200 he had on him. The suspect also demanded his wallet and cellphone.
2200 block of Cheshire Bridge Road NE – At a popular breakfast dining spot on Feb. 29, a man wearing camouflage pants and a scarf over his face pointed a revolver at staff and demanded that they empty the register. The suspect took $400 and fled south on Alco Street.
3300 block of Peachtree Road NE – On Feb. 28, a woman told police a man she knew held a hammer over her head and threatened to strike her. He also poured water on her, scratched her left arm and damaged her iPhone. A witness corroborated the story.
1500 block of Chattahoochee Avenue NW – On March 3, a man said he was punched by his sister’s boyfriend after an argument. The man said his sister’s boyfriend also pointed a black .38 Ruger LRC at him.
2000 block of Cheshire Bridge Road NE – On March 3 at a bar/nightclub, a man said a woman asked him to buy her a drink. When he said no, she left. A few minutes later, a man struck him over the head with a beer bottle for refusing the woman.
2100 block of Cheshire Bridge Road NE – On March 3, a woman said while she was waiting at a bus stop a man approached her, put a rope around her neck and choked her. The man made no demands and fled the scene. The woman had visible bruising around her neck.
2100 Cheshire Bridge Road NE – On March 2, the dead bolt to an apartment’s front door was broken. Taken from the residence were Michael Kors, Coach and Tory Burch bags, a Lexus tablet, silver and also a leather Pandora bracelet.
2100 block of Cheshire Bridge Road NE – On March 2, an apartment’s front door was kicked in and a 60-inch Vizio TV and a PlayStation was taken from the apartment.
1400 block of Mecaslin Street NW – On March 3, the dead bolt of a front door was damaged. Taken from the apartment were a flat screen TV, Apple TV, Apple laptop, cellphone and Apple electronic notebook. All items had tracking capabilities but they all appeared to have been powered down when attempting to use the feature.
2500 block of Chantilly Drive NE – On Feb. 29, employees at a storage unit company told police that several units were broken into. No surveillance footage of the incident was captured even though cameras were in place. Golf clubs and a Samsung flat-screen TV were reported missing.
2500 block of Chantilly Drive NE – On March 1, a lock to a storage unit was cut and a 47-inch smart TV and a safe containing personal documents and papers were taken. No surveillance footage was captured.
1900 block of Monroe Drive NE – On March 3, an employee at a leasing center said two men broke into the location through a window. Video surveillance shows a man wearing a gray jacket and a white T-shirt over his face enter the location and attempt to rip a computer off a desk. It was secured by a tether. A second man then entered the location, wearing a gray sweatshirt, black Puma pants and black shoes. The second suspect successfully rips the computer off the wall and flees the location.
2100 block of Peachtree Road NE – On March 3, four doors were kicked in at a business. An iPad, Leica prism, Leica pole, laser plumb, spectra laser, power saw, hammer drill, extension cord, data collector and total spectra robotic system were stolen.
Between Feb. 28 and March 5, there were 36 thefts from vehicles reported and 30 other larcenies, including shoplifting, reported.
Between Feb. 28 and March 5, there were nine motor vehicle thefts reported.