From police reports dated through Jan. 26.
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.
2200 block of Piedmont Circle, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Jan. 7. A man used his closed fist to hit the victim in his face, causing a small laceration. The suspect then pulled a handgun from his holster and waved it in the air.
1st block of Pharr Road, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on Jan. 16. A woman said she was struck in the face by her roommate, her ex-girlfriend, after she confronted her about money and food items missing from her room. The suspect then displayed a razor blade to the victim and was wrestled to the ground by an ex-boyfriend before she could assault the woman further. The suspect was not on the scene when police arrived.
1500 block of Chattahoochee Avenue, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on Jan. 17. A man said that four men who are gang members of “Surano 13” drove up to him in a white Crown Victoria. One of the suspects produced a silver revolver and started shooting at him. The victim ran through a cut in the woods.
2100 block of Faulkner Road, NE – An aggravated assault at a nightclub was reported on Jan. 22. A cab driver said he was assaulted by two men who were dressed as women. He said he picked the men up on Peachtree Street and was asked to drive them to Lenox Road. Upon arriving near the location, the two men changed their minds and told the driver to take them to Faulkner Road. During the process the two men became belligerent and yelled obscenities at the driver. Upon arriving at Faulkner Road, the victim said both men punched and kicked him, causing a possible broken nose. He elected to drive himself to the hospital.
3200 block of Lenox Road, NE – A rape was reported on Jan. 18. A woman said her roommate’s husband forced himself upon her and penetrated her after being told “no” several times. She said the incident occurred while she was staying with several other people. The night of the incident, she said a party was going on and loud music was being played. She and her minor child retreated to the rear of the residence in order to sleep, and that is when the suspect entered the room. She did not initially report the incident out of fear for her safety and for her minor child. The rape allegations were reported after she returned to the residence to retrieve her items and found the suspect and her items no longer there.
2600 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A commercial robbery was reported on Jan. 7. The suspect entered the store, asked a man for a plastic bag, then told him to put all of the money from the register into the bag. The suspect then lifted his shirt to show the victim the handgun he had tucked in his waist band. After getting the money the suspect said, “Thank you,” then left the location on foot headed toward Piedmont Road.
3200 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A commercial robbery was reported on Jan. 8. A man entered the store, approached the counter, showed a gun to the cashier, and demanded money from the register. Once he got the money he said “Feliz Navidad,” and left the location in a white Ford van.
1700 block of Howell Mill, NW – A commercial robbery was reported on Jan. 10. The suspect entered the restaurant, pointed a weapon at the cashier and demanded cash. A bystander grabbed the suspect from the rear and they began to scuffle, which in turn, caused the weapon to fall to the floor. The suspect freed himself and fled on foot.
1300 block of Elaine Avenue, NW – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Jan. 17. Two men robbed a man at gunpoint. One suspect ripped the victim’s chain from his neck.
2500 block of Bolton Road, NW – A commercial robbery was reported on Jan. 20. Three men with handguns entered the store, told all of the employees to take everything out of their pockets, then told one employee to open the safe and register. They stole an unknown amount of money. Before leaving the store one suspect walked around filling a plastic bag with soaps and tampons. The suspects left the area in a blue Ford Crown Victoria.
2800 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A commercial robbery was reported on Jan. 23. Employees said that the suspect walked into the business, approached the register, pointed an unidentified weapon at them
and told them to put money into a bag. He walked out of the store with an undetermined amount of money. The employees also said that the suspect threw something into the trash prior to walking into the store.
4400 block of Roswell Road, NE –A commercial robbery was reported on Jan. 24. A store employee said while slicing bread in the rear of the store he heard the front door of the business open. When he went to the front of the store for what he thought was a customer, he saw a man wearing a ski mask. The man displayed a weapon and said, “Give me everything you got.” The victim said he ran from the man to the rear of the store and hid. The suspect jumped over the counter in an attempt to catch the victim but was unsuccessful. The suspect fled without any money.
3200 block of Nancy Creek Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Jan. 6. Approximately $100,000 in silverware and various other silver bowls, candle holders, cups, misc. silver pieces were taken. The suspected point of entry is a small break in one of the French doors off the dining room.
1400 block of W. Paces Ferry Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Jan. 24. An unidentified man entered the victim’s apartment through an unlocked window and walked into her bedroom while she was asleep. When she woke up the suspect was standing in the room, and he asked her for her ID. He took her phone and left.
200 block of Triumph Drive, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Jan. 26. The window closest to the rear door was shattered and the burglar bars were bent and expanded open. The victim’s home had
been riffled through. A laptop, 20-gauge shotgun, 30-30 Buffalo Bill riffle, and a .38 caliber revolver were stolen. Prints were submitted to evidence.
1800 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A larceny from a discount store was reported on Jan. 7. A woman was seen on video selecting items valued at $460, placing them into the shopping cart she was using and attempting to leave the location without paying. When asked why she stole the items, she said “Dr. Dre” said to steal the items and this was not her first time.
3300 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A larceny from a supermarket was reported on Jan. 8. A man said that the arrestee came into the store and took one Alka-Seltzer and six packs of fresh meat, and concealed them in his backpack. He was taken into custody and transported to city jail.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a specialty store was reported on Jan. 8. The suspect walked into the store, took out what appeared to be a large, multi-colored laundry bag, stuffed four handbags into the laundry bag and walked out of the store. Total value of items taken: $10,600.
1000 block of Ponce De Leon, NW – A larceny was reported on Jan. 10. A man said that the suspect took a personal check out of his mailbox and altered it by inserting his own name onto the check; the suspect tried to cash the check at the victim’s bank but was unsuccessful.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a specialty store was reported on Jan. 12. The suspect went into the store, picked up an espresso machine and then walked past all points of sale. He was arrested.
2200 block of Defoor Hills Road, NW – A larceny was reported on Jan. 16. The reporting person said that the listed suspect was terminated from the company. The suspect did not return the company- issued fuel card and made several unauthorized purchases on it.
300 block of Woodward Way, NW – A larceny from a residence was reported on Jan. 16. A woman said she was upstairs when she heard her alarm go off. When she yelled downstairs, a female voice responded “Meredith told me to come.” The victim said she yelled to the other woman to leave. Upon returning, she discovered her toaster oven missing from the kitchen counter. Her laptop was not taken despite it sitting on the same counter in front of the toaster.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny was reported on Jan. 17. A store employee said an unknown person took an iPhone 5 from the display table by cutting the cord it was attached to. The theft was discovered when an alarm sounded after the wire was cut. Two men were inside the store at the time, but there was no proof they took the phone.
100 block of 26th Street, NW – A larceny from an apartment was reported on Jan. 21. A man said he met a subject known to him as “Black” at a club. Upon returning to his residence with the subject, they went to bed for the evening. When the victim woke up the next morning the suspect was gone. He discovered his black plastic case with a Smith & Wesson handgun missing from under his cabinet. The suspect has not returned his calls.
3500 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny was reported on Jan. 24. An unknown suspect stole property from the store and was seen sometime later selling the items at an area barber shop.
600 block of Morosgo Drive, NE – A larceny at a gas station was reported on Jan. 24. A clerk said that two men, between teens and early 20s, came into the store and stole 10 bottles of wine.
1700 block of Cheshire Bridge Road, NE – A larceny was reported on Jan. 25. The store clerk said while in the rear of the business stocking shelves, an unknown man entered, selected a “pipe dream extreme adult toy” and fled without rendering payment. The cost of the toy was $667. The clerk was able to get the tag number of the vehicle. The incident was captured on video surveillance cameras.
3000 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a specialty store was reported on Jan. 26. Employees said that two men came in to the store and were asking about different merchandise. After they left, employees noticed that a diamond watch valued at $4,200 was missing. No one saw when the watch was taken.
Larceny from Auto
600 block of Peachtree Battle Avenue, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on Jan. 7. An unknown suspect stole the victim’s ring from her vehicle after the vehicle hit a tree and was towed to the tow yard.
3100 block of Mathieson Drive, NE – A larceny from an auto in a church parking lot was reported on Jan. 19. An unknown suspect damaged the vehicle’s window to gain entry; several items were taken including a diamond necklace, two purses, two wallets and debit cards.
1200 block of W. Paces Ferry Road, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on Jan. 20. An unknown suspect forced entry, taking several items, including a hunting bow and arrow, and several rucksacks filled with $2,000 worth of military gear.
3200 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on Jan. 25. A man parked his car in a lot, entered a restaurant around 5:30 p.m., returned around 8 p.m., and drove home to find items missing from his vehicle. He returned to the location and called 911. Items taken were: a leather gym bag, nylon briefcase, Dell laptop, Nike warm-up suit, Brooks tennis shoes, iPod with silver
aluminum case, flip video camera with tripod and wiring, and travel electronic cords.
1100 block of Hampton Way, NE – An auto theft was reported on Jan. 6. A man said he invited another man to his apartment and allowed him to spend the night. The victim woke up the next day at 5 p.m. and realized that the suspect was gone and so was his vehicle.
400 block of Broadland Road, NW – An auto theft was reported on Jan. 10. A man said he was working in the rear of his home and left the keys to the vehicle inside the ignition. He said that when he came around to the front of the house, his truck was missing. It contained landscape equipment.