Buckhead police reports recorded from March 6 through March 19

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.

Robbery

600 block of Morosgo Drive — During the day on Tuesday, March 8, a taxi driver told police he picked up three young men from Eastside Avenue. The men told him to stop at a gas station and then they put something behind his head and demanded his money. The taxi driver said he gave them $49 and then the three fled on foot and jumped on a MARTA train to escape. A phone number used to call the cab was saved.

Residential Burglary

3600 block of Cloudland Dr. NW – On Wednesday, March 9, during the day, a man told police someone bent the garage door rod to his home and the door connecting the garage to the home interior was damaged. A Stihl backpack blower and Home Depot weed eater were taken. The burglar only entered the garage.

300 block of Hillside Dr. NW – On Wednesday, March 9, someone pried open the window to a house, but entered through an unsecured window after the prying was unsuccessful. Taken during the daytime burglary were an Xbox One, iPad Air, studio headset, camera lens and films, and sterling silver items.

2600 block of Forrest Ave. NW – On Thursday, March 10, someone shattered the side kitchen window of a house during the day. Two flat screen TVs, a MacBook Pro and a MacBook Mini taken from the residence.

1300 block of Collier Road NW – On Saturday, March 11, during the evening, a woman told police she walked out the back door of her apartment to walk her dog. When she came back in she saw two young men in the front of her apartment. She yelled, “Hey, what are you doing?” The men grabbed her iPod from the counter and ran out the front door.

300 block of Garden Lane NW – On Monday, March 6, sometime during the day, a safe containing a passport was taken from a house.

1100 block of Moores Mill Road NW – On Thursday, March 17, during the day, someone entered a home through the back door and took a TV, a shotgun, silverware, an Xbox one and multiple power tools.

200 block of Colonial Homes Drive NW – During the morning shift on  Wednesday, March 16, the front door of an apartment was damaged. The resident, who was out of town, told police she could see two men inside her home via home security cameras.

3200 block of Lenox Road NE – On an unknown date and time, the door lock of a house was pried off and a laptop computer and $200 in cash were  taken.

1100 block of Lavista Road NE – During the day on Thursday March 17, the front door deadbolt of an apartment was pried open. A Toshiba laptop, Samsung Galaxy tablet, a Xbox one, NXW watches and Ray Ban sunglasses were taken.

Commercial Burglary

1800 block of Marietta Blvd. NW – On an unknown date and time, someone stole miscellaneous kitchen items and other household possessions from an unlocked storage unit.

300 block of Peachtree Hills Avenue NE – During the morning of Wednesday March 9, a woman told police she had locked and secured a business, but when she returned the following morning, she found the front door open. She said an Apple desktop, an Apple laptop and a black-and-white laptop were taken. Visible damage was caused to the floor near the front door from forced entry.

1800 block of Emery St. NW — On the evening of Saturday March 19, someone pried open the rear door of a construction trailer. A flat screen TV, Home Depot credit cards, three Makita drills and two laptops were taken.

3300 block of Piedmont Road – During the day of Wednesday March 15, a hotel employee told police three rooms were entered using a floor key and three LG 40-inch flat screen TVs were taken from the unoccupied rooms.

2000 block of Peachtree Road NE – On the morning of Tuesday March 15, a rock was thrown through the front door of a business. Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Chanel bags, valued at $50,000, were taken. Surveillance footage shows six to eight men get out of a white Jeep and break the window.

2500 block of Piedmont Road NE – On the morning of Wednesday, March 15, someone used a crow bar to pry open the door to a cellphone store. A MiFi Hotspot (mobile WiFi) was stolen.

Thefts/Larcenies

There were 33 thefts from vehicles and 26 other thefts, including shoplifting, reported between March 6 and March 12. There were 38 vehicle thefts from vehicles and 19 other thefts reported between March 13 and March 19.

Auto Thefts

There were 8 auto thefts reported between March 6 and March 12. Six auto thefts were reported between March 13 and March 19.