From police reports dated Dec. 1 through Dec. 14.
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.
1900 block of Piedmont Circle, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on Dec. 7. A man was hit in the head by a pistol produced by another man during an argument. The suspect fled police and was arrested with the stolen gun from Memphis and also for illegal drugs.
3200 block of Ferncliff Lane, NE –An aggravated assault was reported on Dec. 9. A man was walking to his house when he noticed his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend across the street from his home. The ex drove a green Kia toward the man, made threats at him, drove onto the curb, and attempted to run the man over. The man ran out of the way before the vehicle struck him. The man said the suspect was previously arrested for harassing him.
3400 block of Kingsboro Road, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Dec. 2. A man said he was walking down the street while talking on his cellphone. He said a man and a woman approached him. The woman said something to him and pointed a silver handgun at him. The man told him to get on the ground. They took his wallet, gym bag, iPhone 4, $20, driver’s license and credit cards. He was also asked for his PIN number, so he gave them a fake number. The suspects fled the scene in a black Nissan Maxima. No injuries.
3400 block of Roswell Road, NW – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Dec. 7. A man said he was walking on Roswell Road near Lakeland Drive when another man asked him if he had a light. The victim said when he reached into his pocket to give the suspect a lighter, another man grabbed him from behind and dragged him into some bushes. He was forced to the ground, and the suspect put a handgun to his head and demanded he give up his iPhone, wallet, $174 and keys. There were no injuries and the suspects fled on foot with his items.
3200 block of Roswell Road, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Dec. 9. A man came to the precinct and said he got into a cab after he left a bar and did not remember what happened next. He said he was unconscious, was severely beaten, had bruises on his face, and lacerations on his knees and elbows. He said he went to an emergency room and was told he needed a MRI on his elbow. He said $200 was taken from his wallet but his credit cards were still inside. The victim said $88 from a taxi service was charged on his credit card.
2400 block of Chantilly Drive, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Dec. 11. A man was inside his vehicle on Cheshire Bridge Road when it was struck from behind. When he got out to check for damages, two men approached him. One man brandished a black handgun tucked in his waist band and demanded money. The victim gave the suspect his wallet, then got in his car and drive home. When he arrived home, he noticed the suspects had followed him. One suspect demanded the victim’s Bank of America PIN number and then left. The victim said he was threatened that he would be killed if he told anyone, so he went to a friend’s house, and then went home without reporting the incident. The following morning, one suspect knocked on the victim’s door and told him to go to Bank of America and withdraw money. When they arrived at the bank, the victim was shown the handgun again and complied. The other suspect called customer service and demanded the victim increase his withdrawal limit. The victim and the one suspect entered the bank and the victim withdrew money. Once outside, one suspect reached to snatch the victim’s money out of his hand, but the victim was able to retain it, get in his car and drive off. He called 911, and a lookout for the suspects’ vehicle was given. It was spotted at Peachtree and Pine streets. All occupants were detained, taken back to the bank, where they were positively identified as the suspects who robbed the victim. The suspects were charged with armed robbery.
2000 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Dec. 12. A suspect in a red sedan pulled up alongside a woman as she was loading her vehicle, reached out, grabbed her purse and dragged her a short distance before she fell to the ground. The vehicle left the location headed west on Collier Road.
2700 block of Defoors Ferry Road, NW – A pedestrian robbery was reported on Dec. 13. A woman was delivering food to an apartment. A man walked up to her, pointed a black pistol at her head and said “Give me the food and money.” The suspect took the items. She was not injured.
2100 block of Cheshire Bridge Road, NE – A commercial burglary was reported on Dec. 2. The victim saw the medal doorframe was pried open. The floor safe was pulled out and pried open. Approximately $2,500 in cash was taken from the floor safe and $2,500 from the register. Wires were cut from the surveillance camera. On the outside of the store a hole was cut in the chain link fence. Crime scene technicians were able to lift prints.
200 block of Blackland Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on Dec. 2. Items were taken from the unlocked garage at the location. The rear gate was locked but the key was hidden under a flower pot. The home is usually vacant.
1700 block of Peachtree Road, NW – A commercial burglary was reported on Dec. 2. The reporting person noticed damage to the door lock. Drawers inside the office were unlocked. Several business checkbooks were lying on the ground. Another entry door leading to the computer was damaged. No noticeable items were stolen. A surveillance was pushed into an upward position. Prints were attempted.
3600 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A commercial burglary was reported on Dec. 4. A unit responded to an alarm call at a drug store, found the entrance severely damaged, and a gray 2005 Honda Element backed into the front door frame with the engine still running. The location was cleared and no suspects were on the scene. A gang investigator responded to the scene and took custody of the vehicle, reported stolen by Fulton County PD, for processing. The key holder who arrived on the scene was unable to operate the video system.
2300 block of Bolton Road, NW – A commercial burglary was reported on Dec. 5. Two men said the business was burglarized between Nov. 1 and Dec. 5. Three thousand pounds of copper and nine compressors were stolen. There is no surveillance camera at the location.
300 block of Pharr Road, NE – A commercial burglary was reported on Dec. 12. The reporting party said six curling irons and some flatirons were stolen. Entry was made through the front door glass. There was a rock on the floor and the business was ransacked. Video shows three men wearing hats and gloves inside of the business. Several prints were lifted from the scene.
3400 block of Roswell Road, NW – A larceny from a church was reported on Dec. 1. The suspect was found wandering inside the church with a box cutter in hand. A screwdriver was in a bag, and the suspect admitted to taking a Bible.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a hotel was reported on Dec. 5. A man was at a hotel with two unknown women. He blacked out after having a few drinks. When he woke up he noticed his wallet was gone, along with a watch and wedding ring, iPad and an iPhone 5.
4400 block of Roswell Road, NE – A larceny at a bank was reported on Dec. 6. A woman said $1,000 she withdrew from the bank was left on the counter and someone took it.
400 block of Wesley Road, NW – A larceny was reported on Dec. 7. Someone stole a large, inflatable Santa Claus from the front yard at the location. The Santa Claus had been tied down.
700 block of Collier Road, NW – A larceny from a store was reported on Dec. 10. A man was seen selecting two bottles of Grey Goose, then walking out and getting into an older model Buick and leaving.
2500 block of Bolton Road, NW – A larceny was reported on Dec. 12. The store manager followed a man who placed several Gillette shavers down his pants without paying to an apartment complex, but lost sight of him as he entered the gate. The suspect discarded four shavers along the way, but got away with five or six shavers.
2900 block of Peachtree Road, NW – A larceny was reported on Dec. 13. A man concealed 10 Oral B power toothbrushes in a brown Publix bag and ran from the location. He was last seen behind a party supply store, where he jumped over a black fence. Seven toothbrushes were recovered and returned to the store.
3200 block of Roswell Road, NW – A larceny was reported on Dec. 13. The victim said a woman entered the store and wanted to try on a pair of shoes. The victim said she went downstairs to get the woman a pair of shoes, but when she returned the woman said that they were not her size, and quickly departed the store. Afterwards, the victim noticed that her purse was missing. Her cards had been used.
Larceny from Auto
1000 block of Huff Road, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on Dec. 1. A woman’s 42-inch TV was taken from a U-Haul truck while she was moving into her apartment. She said she was inside her apartment for several minutes and when she returned, she noticed her TV was missing.
3300 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on Dec. 3. Someone broke out a window on a 2012 Chevy, entered, and stole two purses that were hidden under a coat on the floor. 3500 block of Tuxedo Park, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on Dec. 10. A landscaping employee working at the rear of a house returned to his truck, saw the suspect drive off at a high rate of speed and noticed the latches were broken on two trucks. Two hedge trimmers, a weed eater and an edge machine were taken. The suspect ran over the mail box as he sped away.
1800 block of Peachtree Road, NW – A larceny from an auto was reported on Dec. 11. The driver’s door was damaged. One victim said $13,000 worth of intellectual property was taken, and one victim said $30,000 worth of software and $30,000 worth of intellectual property were taken.
1st block of Sheridan Drive, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on Dec. 13. The victim asked the suspect to leave because the she did not pay rent consistently and was argumentative. The victim placed the suspect’s belongings in the parking lot and changed the lock. The victim saw the suspect standing near her vehicle, so she got her roommate, and saw that her vehicle was keyed and miscellaneous clothes, $200 in cash and a Social Security card were missing from her unlocked vehicle. A witness saw the suspect walking with items that resembled items taken from the victim’s vehicle.
2100 block of Peachtree Road, NW – An auto theft from a restaurant was reported on Dec. 8. A Cadillac Escalade, stolen from the parking lot, was recovered along with six other stolen, abandoned vehicles, behind an abandoned warehouse on Fairburn Road. Three of the seven vehicles were stolen from inside the city. All seven vehicles were stripped; only the shells remained and only one print was recovered.