Buckhead Police Blotter – dated through Feb 23
From police reports dated through Feb 23.
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.
3200 block of Lenox Road, NE – An assault was reported on Feb. 13. A woman said a man entered her unlocked apartment. She said he told her he had a gun, and told her to get on her hands and knees, afterwards placing his penis on her. She said penetration took place.
1900 block of Piedmont Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Feb. 13. A man was assaulted at a night club by the security guard, in which he was hit several times in the face, causing his jaw to be broken in two different places. The man was asked to leave by the security guard, and he told the guard he was waiting for a friend. The security guard became aggressive and upset, and began hitting the victim four or five times in the face. The security guard was arrested and transported to Fulton County Jail.
2500 block of Chantilly Drive, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Feb. 15. A man said he met the arrestee on the Internet and invited him to stay with him in a hotel room. When the man found out that the arrestee had drugs, he called 911. The victim picked up a pair of shears and told the other man to get out of the room. Both men were under the influence of narcotics. The victim was charged with aggravated assault and the other man had an active warrant from South Carolina. Both men were transported to Fulton County Jail.
100 block of Amherst Place, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on Feb. 19. A man said his child’s mother came to his residence in a dispute over money. While at the residence, he said, she pointed a gun at him. When he retreated inside his residence, the woman continued kicking and banging on the door. She left after posting a note on his door warning of more trouble.
2300 block of Parkland Drive, NE – A rape was reported on Feb. 13. A woman was assaulted and raped by a man whom she met while at her workplace a month ago. The two had been drinking and watching television when he tried to take her clothes off. She got away from him and ran to the restroom, where she attempted to call 911. He hit her in the back of the head, causing her to black out. When she came to, the man was on top of her raping her. Once he stopped, she was able to get away and flee the scene.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Feb. 14. A woman’s ex-boyfriend slapped her phone out of her hand, sending it to the ground while she was at the movie theater. He picked up the cellphone and got into his vehicle and left the scene. No arrest was made.
2500 block of Bolton Drive, NW – A commercial robbery was reported on Feb. 15. A man entered the store, walked to the rear, then returned to the cash register and purchased some gum. When the cashier opened the register, he pulled a silver handgun and said “Give me the money.” He left with about $400 dollars in cash.
2700 block of Defoors Ferry Road, NW – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Feb. 16. Two unidentified suspects, in their early twenties, wearing ski masks, one with a handgun, pointed it at the victim’s face, demanding all of his possessions. The man was struck in the face, and his wallet and iPhone were taken. The suspects left the scene in an older model SUV.
1500 block of Monroe Drive, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Feb. 16. A woman said she was robbed in a parking lot. She said she was walking across the lot to the Wells Fargo when two men pointed a semi-automatic gun and took $1,273 in a bag. No witnesses.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Feb. 19. A man pointed a gun at a man and ordered him to give up his cellphone and ring. The man ran into the mall. The suspect told him to come back and start his vehicle. The keys were stolen and the vehicle was left in the parking lot.
2000 block of Silas Way, NW – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Feb. 23. A woman was approached by three men while she was sitting in her car parked in her driveway. She was talking on her cellphone. Two suspects had guns, and one pointed a gun to the left side of her head and demanded money. She told the suspect that she didn’t have any money, and the man snatched her cellphone from her and got her out of the car. She ran away to her friend’s house, and the three men were last seen running away. She returned to her car and discovered that her purse was missing. Credit cards and $40 in cash were inside the purse.
2000 block of Bolton Drive, NW – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Feb. 23. Two victims were robbed at gun point by two men, each with dark-colored handguns. The woman victim was approached while she was unloading her vehicle and was held at gun point. She gave the suspect her purse and began yelling for help. Her boyfriend ran to her to help, and the second suspect pointed a gun at him and fired one shot in the air, commanding the victims lie on the ground. The suspects then entered a white SUV and fled the scene.
2100 block of Parkview Run, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Feb. 14. A man was at his place of residence and his alarm was going off. An officer was dispatched and noticed the back door was kicked in. There was a burglar bar that was damaged. A flat screen TV was lying on the floor as if the suspects were trying to detach the cables from the back. The door from the den to the rest of the house was locked, so the suspects did not get into the rest of the house. The man said nothing appeared to be taken.
700 block of Amsterdam Avenue, NE – A residential burglary was reported on Feb. 16. Unidentified suspect(s) threw a rock, breaking the rear window of the residence to make entry. The suspects took an approximate total amount of $9,500, consisting of electronics, jewelry and cash. They also caused approximately $300 of property damage.
2100 block of Hollywood Road, NW – A commercial burglary was reported on Feb. 16. The owner said the glass door was broken, and two ice makers and one silver pizza maker was stolen.
2300 block of Defoors Ferry Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Feb. 19. An unknown suspect stole a man’s construction tools from his home; no report was filed. The man was called by Cobb County police to inform him that his property was pawned at the Cash America Pawn, and he would need a police report in order to recover them.
2800 block of Northside Drive, NW – A larceny at a school was reported on Feb. 7. The victim’s school -issued laptop was taken while he was attending a principal’s meeting. The laptop was in the school’s theater inside his bag, along with his coat and hat, while they were moving through the school to different locations. He returned 40 minutes later and retrieved his belongings. He discovered later that evening that the computer was missing. The location has video cameras and a suspect is seen in the area of the theft.
3500 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a specialty store was reported on Feb. 11. A man concealed two jackets under his sweatshirt and then left the store. Total of items: $3,990.
2100 block of Bohler Road, NW – A larceny at a residence was reported on Feb. 13. Several silverware items including flatware, a pair of English irons, and a tea urn were missing from the victim’s house. There were no signs of forced entry.
1st block of W. Paces Ferry Road, NW – A larceny was reported on Feb. 14. A man came into the store and asked to use the restroom. He was told that they didn’t have a public restroom. The store manager went to help another customer, and the suspect left. When the victim went to look for her purse, it was not where she had last seen it.
2500 block of Piedmont Road, NW – A larceny from a discount store was reported on Feb. 14. A woman was seen removing a $2,300 camera from the security cable and attempting to leave. She was able to run into the parking lot to an awaiting vehicle. At that time she threw the camera into the getaway vehicle; however, she was caught, and the getaway vehicle left the scene.
700 block of Cosmopolitan Drive, NE – A larceny from a residence was reported on Feb. 14. A woman said she had a 2-karat diamond ring worth $5.000 and a diamond necklace worth $5,000 in a jewelry box inside her home. She said the only person who has been in her home is her cleaning lady who is pregnant, who brought along her mother and a friend.
3000 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a restaurant was reported on Feb. 15. A man failed to pay the $86 bill after his credit card was declined. He refused to make arrangements to pay his bill and refused to leave. He became belligerent and resisted removal by police. The man was charged accordingly and transported to Fulton County Jail.
3300 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A larceny from a supermarket was reported on Feb. 18. An unknown suspect stole the victim’s purse from the back of her chair, after she left it when she went to the restroom.
2500 block of Bolton Road, NE – A larceny from a pharmacy was reported on Feb. 19. The reporting party said the suspect jumped over the counter and stole six cartons of cigarettes totaling $267.
3500 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a specialty store was reported on Feb. 19. Store employees said a man came in and attempted to leave with a watch he did not purchase. When the employee attempted to stop him from leaving, a brief struggle ensued. The man fled with the watch in hand, but left behind a backpack. Inside the bag was identifying information. A check of the license database revealed the identity of the suspect. A warrant was filed after the victim confirmed that it was the subject who committed the shoplifting.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny was reported on Feb. 20.The reporting party said he may have video of a suspect taking $3,000 from a victim’s purse. The victim did not report the crime to police.
2500 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A larceny from a discount store was reported on Feb. 21. The accused crossed all points of sale with a 47-inch flat screen television on a dolly. Video surveillance captured the entire event. The television was valued at $540.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a specialty store was reported on Feb. 23. An unidentified couple entered the store and cut the security cable to a yellow Prada Milan purse valued at $8,300, and left without paying.
Larceny from Auto
1500 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A larceny from an auto in a parking lot was reported on Feb. 10. A woman said she left her vehicle, and when she returned she discovered a Vera Wang leather coat and a Batman doll were missing. No signs of forced entry.
500 block of Wimbledon Road, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on Feb. 13. A man was seen pulling on car door handles and looking into vehicles in a parking deck. He was later found at a BP gas station. He smelled of marijuana. He was detained, and found to have property on him that belonged to a local resident. He was arrested for possession of marijuana and entering an auto.
3200 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on Feb. 18. A woman said she parked her vehicle in the parking lot and, when she returned, she noticed the convertible top was cut and items stolen.
400 block of Hillside Drive, NW – An auto theft was reported on Feb. 18. An unknown suspect stole the victim’s white Ford van after he left the door unlocked and the keys in the cup holder.
1900 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – An auto theft from a gas station was reported on Feb. 23. An unknown suspect stole the victim’s vehicle after he left the keys in the ignition while he went into the store.