Buckhead Police Blotter, Reports dated through July 27.

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. 

Assault

2400 block of Piedmont Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on July 13. A man and woman in a vehicle passed a 2013 silver GMC with a male driver, in the round-about in front of apartments in the 2400 block of Camellia Lane.  The SUV followed the victims to the intersection of Piedmont Road and Lindbergh Way, and both vehicles stopped at the red light.  The victims were attempting to make a u-turn, but when the light turned green, the woman emerged from the sun roof of the SUV and threw eggs at the victim’s vehicle, then, fled south on Piedmont.  The egg shells on the victim’s vehicle had numbers written on them in black marker.  A person in the victim’s vehicle remembered seeing the SUV enter the entrance to the apartment complex, which is only accessible by a clicking device issued to residents.

1300 block of Northside Drive, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on July 21.  A woman said she was cut with a razor blade by her fiancé during a verbal dispute. The suspect was later taken into custody.

3200 block of Roswell Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on July 21. A man went to a club with his girlfriend, and while there, someone tried talking to his girlfriend. He got mad and confronted the man, and then pushed him. After pushing the man, the victim said he was hit and knocked out by another person, then was kicked repeatedly in the face, causing factures.

200 block of Triumph Drive, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on July 24. A man said his “baby momma” grabbed him when he answered the front door, and left bruises to his neck. The suspect’s male friend then produced a gun and pointed it at the victim. The victim has also received threatening texts from both suspects.

Robbery

2300 block of Cheshire Bridge Road, NE – A robbery at a grocery store was reported on July 15. An unidentified suspect was seen concealing items underneath clothing.  The store manager confronted the suspect.  The suspect pointed a knife-like object at the store manager and left the scene.

2000 block of Bolton Road, NW – A robbery at a library was reported on July 19. Two men entered the location and said “Get on the ground, “&%4$$$@#;” you know what time it is.” One suspect was armed with a black handgun. The suspect stole the victims’ cell phones, jewelry and money, along with other items before leaving.

2000 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on July 21.  A man was removing his belongings from his 2001 Chevy Trailblazer when two other men offered to help, and helped him move items to the sidewalk.  The victim told them he wished he could pay them but didn’t have a way to pay.  One suspect said there was a way for him to pay, and produced a black pistol with a barrel, and told the victim to back away from the vehicle.  The keys were in the ignition when both suspects jumped in and left.  The victim waited two days and reported the incident when he got to work in DeKalb County, saying he did not have minutes on his cell phone and did not want to ask a friend.

1100 block of Huff Road, NW – A pedestrian robbery was reported on July 25.  Three suspects jumped out of a SUV, approached three victims in a yellow Dodge Charger, pistol whipped the men, and stole wallets, jewelry, cell phones and the Dodge Charger.

1000 block of Chattahoochee Avenue, NE – A robbery was reported on July 27.  A woman was at a bank when she was approached by two, unknown men armed with a knife. She was robbed of $260 while sitting inside her vehicle after she offered them a ride.

Burglary

600 block of Lambert Drive, NE – A commercial burglary was reported on July 16. The arrestee broke the window, entered the building, and then started collecting items. He stacked the items near a window in preparation to remove them for later.  As he attempted to exit the window, he slashed his arm, causing heavy bleeding from his arm. The suspect left a blood trail from the building to across the street, where he was picked up by a Grady unit and transported to the hospital for surgery.

4400 block of Garmon Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on July 17.  An unknown suspect pried the door to the victim’s home and stole silver dollars, 40 silver goblets and other silver items from the residence.

1300 block of Chattahoochee Avenue, NW – A commercial burglary was reported on July 20.  A large hole was found in the wall behind several boxes piled high against the wall in the warehouse where a suspect entered the building. An employee said that upon finding items taken, she initially thought the theft was due to a pull-down door being left opened. Upon an initial check of the location, it appeared that the hole was the entry, made by the suspect.  Employees said the pull-down door was locked by employees and double-checked before leaving at the close of business. Upon further investigation, the woman said that the hole had been used twice previously to enter the company, and was boarded up each time. Items taken were a laptop valued at $350, which was left in a cubicle in the office, and a suitcase containing computer equipment for a trade show valued at $700, left in a separate office.

1100 block of Peachtree Battle Avenue, NW – A residential burglary was reported on July 21. A woman returned home and realized it had been broken into by forced entry to the rear door. A Sony TV was missing, along with a laptop and a gold diamond ring. Her vehicle that was in the garage was unlocked, and had been entered as well.

2300 block of Parkland Drive, NE – A residential burglary was reported on July 26.  The front door was found unlocked.  Two flat screen TVs, a laptop, two Gucci belts and a brown Louis Vuitton purse were taken.  A woman said the last day she was at her apartment, she picked up a man named “Juan” to help her move in a TV, and was unsure if he unlocked the door as he closed it or if she left it unlocked.

Larceny

2900 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny was reported on July 18.  The suspect concealed two electric toothbrushes in a black bag and left the store without paying.  The suspect ran from an employee outside, came out of his shoes, and dropped the bag, which contained the toothbrushes, his ID and a cell phone.

1st block of Delmont Drive, NW – A larceny from a residence was reported on July 21.  A woman took a taxi home.  The taxi driver tried to assist her inside, where the two had microwaveable soup.  The suspect took her purse from the den and left the apartment.

3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a specialty store was reported on July 23. An unknown suspect stole 75 pairs of underwear valued at $937. Larcenies from stores were also reported on July 14, 15, 17, 20.         

1800 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A larceny from a discount store was reported on July 23.                The arrestee was seen selecting steaks, shrimp and lobster tails valued at $124, and attempting to leave without paying. Larcenies from stores were also reported on July 25, 26.

2500 block of Piedmont Road, NE – Larcenies from stores were reported on July 17, 19.

2900 block of Peachtree Road, NE – Larcenies from restaurants were reported on July 24, 27.    

Larceny from Auto

3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on July 16. A man said he parked his vehicle on the 2nd level of the parking deck at Lenox Mall, locked his vehicle, and went to work, not returning until 12 a.m.  He said he left his backpack with his laptop on the passenger seat.  As he was driving away he noticed that his “door ajar light” was blinking, and realized that his passenger door was not fully latched. He said that he remembers locking the vehicle because the horn beeped. After closing his passenger door, he then drove home, arriving around 12:30 a.m. He then went inside and went to bed. At approximately 6:45 a.m. the following morning, while getting ready for work, he noticed that his backpack was not in his vehicle where he had left it.

3000 block of Peachtree Road, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on July 25.  An unknown suspect jimmied the door on the victim’s vehicle and stole watches, laptops and $200 in cash along with $6,000 in Jamaican currency.

1400 block of Northside Drive, NW – Larceny from an auto was reported on July 15, 17.

1700 block of Northside Drive, NW – Larceny from an auto was reported on July 15, 17.

3000 block of Peachtree Road, NW – Larceny from an auto was reported on July 16, 19.

1900 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – Larceny from an auto was reported on July 18, 19.

1000-1200 blocks of Collier Road, NW – Larceny from an auto was reported on July 23, 25, 27.

1800 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – Larceny from an auto was reported on July 25, 27.

1500 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – Larceny from an auto was reported on July 26, 27.

200 block of Pharr Road, NE – Larceny from an auto was reported on July 26, 27. 

Auto Theft

1400 block of Northside Drive, NW – An auto theft was reported on July 15. Three unidentified suspects were seen walking around the lower level of a business building.  One of the suspects entered the building, going to the victim’s desk, and taking her purse and laptop. The woman ran outside to the parking deck area and saw one of the suspects in their vehicle.  One suspect left the scene in the victim’s car.

100 block of Biscayne Drive, NW – An auto theft was reported on July 21. A man said he partied all night with a woman that he has known 10 years, but doesn’t know her real name. He only knows her as “Nikki English.” It is possible she took his vehicle while he was passed out. The vehicle was placed on the system with GCIC.

1600 block of Liberty Parkway, NW – An auto theft was reported on July 26.  The victim parked a 2003 Acura in a parking lot, left a key inside, and returned to find it was stolen. There are no known suspects at this time.

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