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. Reports dated Oct. 19 through Nov. 2.
2600 block of Buford Highway, NE – A rape was reported on Oct. 31. A woman and her boyfriend met up with two other men, and all four of them made their way to the location under the guise they were going to meet up with a woman who owed the boyfriend some money. The boyfriend and one of the men walked away so they would not alarm the woman in route to getting the money. She said one man forced her to drink wine and ingest an unknown white powder before forcing her to have intercourse. The victim and the man walked back to meet her boyfriend, but he was not there. One man walked away and the second man sexually assaulted her. The boyfriend arrived; spoke to the two men, and the victim believes from the conversation, that her boyfriend accepted money from the two men so they could have sex with her. She said she was assaulted near a bridge inside the city limits.
3700 block of Peachtree Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Oct. 20. The arrestee struck the victim in the stomach with a picture frame and on the arms and legs with a stick.
2000 block of Monroe Place, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Oct. 21. One man said he and the other victim got into a dispute with two other men at a strip club. He said one of the other men stabbed the victim, who was lying in the street with a stab wound. He said he got his .40 cal pistol out of his car and shot one of the men. He then dropped his pistol on the road as he was driving away. He said that he was then pursued by a black Escalade or SUV and was shot at on the road. He said his two driver’s side tires were shot out. Neither victim could remember where the club was located or the name of the club. The incident might have occurred in DeKalb County.
3500 block of Peachtree Road, NE – An aggravated assault at a restaurant was reported on Oct. 22. A man said he met his ex-girlfriend to get back some of the jewelry that was his. He said the suspect wanted money for her vehicle to be repaired. He attempted to give her $200, and that is when she got very angry and said “You’re going to give me that ^&@$# money,” while simultaneously pulling out a black pistol and slamming it on the table. The victim said she never pointed it at him; however, when she pulled it out, he felt threatened and called 911. The woman then grabbed the pistol and walked out, where he followed her to a parking garage located in the 3400 block of Oak Valley Road. The man said the woman threw the pistol under a vehicle in the lower parking deck where it was later recovered. She was not at the scene.
1900 block of Piedmont Circle, NE – An aggravated assault at a nightclub was reported on Oct. 25. A woman said a man known as “Cuban” and “who speaks Spanish,” entered and threw two glass bottles, hitting her in the head and wrist. He was not on the scene at the time of the officer’s arrival.
3700 block of Roswell Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Oct. 27. A man was dancing with a woman on the dance floor when the suspect cut in front of him. When the victim asked the suspect to move out of his space, the suspect head-butted the victim, causing a 1-inch gash under the victim’s right eye. Grady EMS responded to the scene, but the victim refused transport.
1400 block of W. Paces Ferry Road, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on Oct. 29. A man and his children’s mother had a physical altercation in front of their three children. The woman threw a knife at the man, causing a small abrasion on his left arm. He locked himself inside his room to call 911, and the woman kicked the door several times, causing physical damage and holes to the door. She fled the scene, but returned and admitted she threw the knife. She had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from her breath.
500 block of Main Street, NE –An aggravated assault was reported on Nov. 1. A boyfriend and girlfriend had an argument. She stabbed him in the arm with a knife.
1500 block of Piedmont Avenue, NE – A commercial robbery was reported on Oct. 23. A man entered the business, hit the male employee in the head several times, and stole money from the register. No arrests.
3500 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Oct. 28. A woman was talking on her cellphone while eating lunch at a table outside Publix when she felt someone grab her cellphone from her hand. She was able to retain her phone, and struggled back and forth with the suspect before the suspect jumped into a burgundy Jeep Cherokee.
1900 block of Cambria Avenue, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Oct. 20. An unknown suspect smashed the window, entered the victim’s home, and stole five watches and three sets of cuff links.
500 block of Overbrook Drive, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Oct. 20. An unknown suspect entered through the doggy door, and stole jewelry from the location.
Peachtree Valley Road, NE – A residential burglary was reported on Oct. 21. There was forced entry to the front door. A pillow case, a 42” TV, a Macbook Pro laptop, two watches, a pair of diamond earrings, $700 in change, seven headbands, five bottles of Victoria Secret perfume, a fur jacket, two dresses, a hair dryer and three hair straighteners were stolen.
4300 block of N. Buckhead Avenue, NE – A residential burglary was reported on Oct. 24. The suspect entered through a small dog door, kicked in the basement door, and stole jewelry from the location. There are no known suspects at this time.
2000 block of Bolton Road, NW – A commercial burglary was reported on Oct. 22. Witnesses reported a U-haul was parked along the back of the fuel pumps, and accelerated in reverse into the front of the building. The occupants, upon realizing that people at the gas station were looking at them, exited the truck and ran toward Bolton/Hollywood roads. The U-haul had a punched ignition. An employee at a nearby gas station heard a loud noise, exited the gas station, and saw a U-haul truck had backed into the Metro PCS store and three suspects fleeing the scene on foot.
3600 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A commercial burglary was reported on Oct. 28. A man broke a window, entered the church, stole kitchen knives and rummaged through the classrooms. There are no arrests at this time.
2300 block of Dellwood Drive, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Oct. 30. An unknown suspect entered the victim’s home through the rear window and stole silverware.
2500 block of Bolton Road, NW – A larceny was reported on Oct. 20. A woman got stuck wheeling her chair on the sidewalk at Marietta Boulevard and Bolton Drive, and was approached by a man who came out of the woods. He asked if she needed help, and when she turned toward him, he snatched a large bag she used for shopping, with a smaller bag inside, off the wheelchair and ran back into the woods. The smaller bag was located. The following day, the victim and her boyfriend saw the suspect at CVS and confronted him. She said the suspect carried a stick but there was no altercation (this was initially dispatched as a dispute call). The boyfriend had a superficial cut on his left hand, but denied the suspect struck him. The victim said the suspect ran toward the 2400 block of Coronet Way and said he was going to get a gun.
1500 block of Morningside Drive, NE – A larceny from a residence was reported on Oct. 24. An unknown suspect stole the victim’s lawn mower and hose reel.
1700 block of Ellsworth Industrial Boulevard, NW – A larceny was reported on Oct. 30. A man said that he dropped his wallet onto the floor while he was standing at the front register at the store. Video surveillance cameras show a woman bending down and picking up the wallet, opening it and showing its contents to a man next to her. The woman placed the wallet into her purse and walked away from the register. The man left after completing his transaction at the register.
3100 block of Roswell Road, NE – A larceny was reported on Nov. 2. Unidentified suspect(s) followed the victim to the vehicle. They all entered the vehicle. They attempted to kiss the victim, and took a purse.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny was reported on Nov. 2. A man entered the store and concealed five hats and nine pairs of socks inside his personal bag. He said he was only trying to feed his kids. He was taken into custody.
Larceny from Auto
1100 block of Huff Road, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on Oct. 22. A man said someone pried the driver’s side door handle on his 2005 Chrysler 300, entered, and stole his backpack with Delta airline uniforms inside. No suspects and no prints available.
3200 block of Lenox Road, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on Oct. 22. No signs of forced entry. A bicycle was taken off of the bicycle rack; a watch and a Macbook Pro laptop were taken from the interior of the vehicle. The victim’s cellphone was found on the ground next to the vehicle with a cracked screen.
3200 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on Oct. 24. No signs of forced entry. A black Orvis leather bag that contained clothing, a Mont Blanc pen, glasses, shoes and medication was taken.
1900 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on Oct. 30. Someone broke out a window on a 2003 Honda Civic that was parked in the lot, entered, and stole a backpack that was on the passenger seat. The backpack contained a laptop and the car’s title. No suspects.
200 block of Semel Circle, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on Nov. 2. The victim parked a Toyota 4-Runner in the parking lot and returned to find a window broken and $1 stolen from the center console. There are no known suspects at this time.
3100 block of Peachtree Road, NE – An auto theft was reported on Oct. 25. A man said someone stole his black, 2006 Mini Cooper, which had been parked in the rear parking lot. There were drug samples inside his vehicle when it was stolen.