The following incidents and arrests are some but not all of the reports filed with SSPD over the listed period, dated through Dec. 13.
The following information was provided by the Sandy Springs Police Department from its records and is presumed to be accurate.
7800 block of Roswell Road 30350 – On Dec. 11, at about 6:30 p.m., a man pulled a gun and robbed a business of an undisclosed amount of money. He was wearing a winter mask which he pulled up from the chin and a “beanie” style hat with a brim like a baseball hat. He left the location on foot. K-9 dogs lost the scent in the parking lot, meaning the suspect probably entered a car and left.
7700 block of Colquitt Road 30350 – On Dec. 7, someone threw a rock through the leasing office window of the Legends of Dunwoody Apartments and took four iMac computers.
400 block of Morgan Falls Road 30350 – The front door of an apartment was kicked in between 9 p.m. Dec. 7 and 7:30 p.m. the following day. Nothing was taken.
1100 block of Hammond Drive 30328 – On Dec. 9, an employee of an office said she discovered someone had forced her office desk drawer open, but nothing was taken.
1500 block of Harbor Pointe Parkway 30350 – On Dec. 9, someone entered through a window. The victim said someone did the same thing the week before.
5600 block of Roswell Road 30342 – On Dec. 10, the victim’s apartment was entered through a sliding door that was pried open. Missing is a plasma TV.
1st block of Cedar Run 30350 – On Dec. 10, someone tried to force open a door to the victim’s apartment, but could not get past the deadbolt.
8100 block of Colquitt Road 30350 – On Dec. 10, the victim’s apartment was entered through a rear door, said to be “defective” by the victim. Missing is a TV. The victim was told that a man known as “New York” said he “bought” the TV from the victim.
4700 block of Roswell Road 30342 – On Dec. 11, the victim said he was gone from 7 p.m. to just before 10 p.m., at which time someone shattered the rear sliding door and took two suitcases with $600 in clothing, his passport, jewelry box and his Samsung Galaxy S3 cellphone.
5000 block of Powers Ridge Court 30342 – On Dec. 12, the victim said someone kicked in a rear kitchen door and entered the residence. Several jewelry items were taken.
5400 block of Meridian Mark Road 30342 – On Dec. 7, a man lost his wallet at the Golden Living Center while visiting his mom. Later, several attempts were made to open accounts in the victim’s name.
7500 block of Roswell Road 30350 – On Dec. 8, a 25-year-old woman reported that around midnight, she was at a store soliciting a ride to where she lived in the 6900 block of Roswell Road. A young man pulled up and offered a ride. She opened the door and placed her book bag in the car before entering the car. The man then drove away with her book bag. She is missing a Samsung Galaxy cellphone and two sets of headphones.
5900 block of Roswell Road 30328 – On Dec. 8, a 27-year-old woman said she was in Whole Foods around 12:45 p.m. and during that time someone took her wallet from her purse located in her shopping cart. Her credit cards were later used at several stores and a gas station.
6100 block of Roswell Road 30328 – On Dec. 8, a guest at a hotel said someone took $700 cash from the drawer of the nightstand sometime between 2 and 7 p.m.
Tip: Use the hotel safe. Don’t leave the room without securing your stuff.
7400 block of Trowbridge Road 30350 – On Dec. 10, Christmas decorations were stolen.
1600 block of Huntington Chase 30328 – On Dec. 10, a man asked his friend if he would retrieve his (victim’s) debit card from his car. The friend said he couldn’t find it, but later used the card to make several purchases. The friend admitted it and asked the victim not to have him arrested.
Theft from Vehicles
600 block Barrington Hills, 30350 – On Dec. 7, stolen tag
6800 block of Peachtree Dunwoody Road, 30328 – On Dec. 7, two iPads and a Samsung Note 3 cellphone
900 block of Abernathy Road, 30328 – On Dec. 7, nothing missing (two separate victims)
900 block of Hammond Drive, 30328 – On Dec. 7, catalytic converter
5600 block of Roswell Road, 30342 – On Dec. 7, several items taken (not listed)
6800 block of Peachtree Dunwoody Road, 30328 – On Dec. 9, laptop and sunglasses taken
1900 block of Summit Place, 30350 – On Dec. 9, wallet and contents + $50 cash
6800 block of Peachtree Dunwoody Road, 30328 – On Dec. 9, stolen hard drive
6100 block of Blue Stone Road, 30328 – On Dec. 9, a briefcase, $300 cash, and more.
200 block of Sandy Springs Place, 30328 – On Dec. 10, $1,500 MacBook, credit cards, ID
500 block of Granite Ridge Place, 30350 – On Dec. 10, gas siphoned from tank
1100 block of Perimeter Center West, 30328 – On Dec. 11, laptop
7000 block of Cherry Bluff Drive, 30328 – On Dec. 11, two leaf blowers stolen by suspects in a blue car 5100 block of Roswell Road, 30342 – On Dec. 11, Glock model 22 semi-automatic pistol
4900 block of Roswell Road, 30342 – On Dec. 11, purse, iPhone, wallet and contents
1100 block of Lake Hearn Drive, 30342 – On Dec. 12, laptop
500 block of Mt. Paran Road, 30342, – On Dec. 12, purse/suspects in a dark green minivan lean in and take purse
5600 block of Glenridge Drive, 30342 – On Dec. 12, items not listed
300 block of Summerset Lane – A renter in an apartment complex had a fake ID on file
Sandy Springs Place – A woman in her 20s tried to use a fake debit card. She ran away when the cashier wanted to get the manager
Franklin Place – A woman tried to deposit a fraudulent check for $1,500.
5600 block of Roswell Road – ID stolen, ex-roommate used it
9400 block of Roberts Drive – An ID was used to open a Georgia Power Co. account. The suspect left a $358 balance.
200 block of Summerset Lane – Unauthorized charges on account, $87 in charges from Envision
Johnson Ferry Road – Credit card numbers of a victim who lives in assisted-living center were used or compromised.
Windridge Drive — The victim was sent a check for $2,500 with instructions to keep some and forward the rest to another address. Victim did not fall for this common scam.
7300 block of Santa Fe Parkway — A lost wallet and cards later were used for $350 in charges
5000 block of Riverside Drive — A credit card was compromised resulting in $17,000 in fraudulent charges.
400 block of Morgan Falls Road – Victim was sent a check for $1,500 with instructions to keep some and forward rest to another address. Victim didn’t forward a check.
200 block of Ledgemont Court — Fraudulent charges for $960 in computer software were charged to a credit card.
200 block of Barrington Hills Drive 30350 – On Dec. 7, a woman reported that during a conversation with her boyfriend, she poked him with her finger. He got mad and told her to leave, then punched her in the side.
Cops arrested a woman after she assaulted her husband after he picked her and her three kids up from a club just before midnight. While driving home, she assaulted him. When they got home, she began to throw his clothing out onto the floor and outside porch. She was arrested on simple assault-family violence charges.
7500 block of Roswell Road 30350 – On Dec. 8, a grocery store employee witnessed a man take a $21 box of Bud Lite Lime-A- Rita’s and attempt to leave without paying. The man was arrested.
8700 block of Roswell Road 30350 – On Dec. 10, a man was arrested for shoplifting a tube of antibiotic ointment and then a tube of Preparation H.
Wanted Persons Located
7000 block of Roswell Road, Fulton County, failure to appear
200 block of Northwood, Sandy Springs, traffic charges
Gwinnett Jail, Sandy Springs, failure to appear
Kennesaw Jail, Sandy Springs, probation
5600 block of Roswell Road, Gwinnett County, felony warrant
Cobb Jail, Sandy Springs, not listed
Cobb Jail, Sandy Springs, not listed
6300 block of Powers Ferry Road 30342 – On Dec. 7, cops were called to Mardi Gras Strip Club around 1:30 a.m. regarding a disturbance. They learned that a man was causing a scene over $50 that he claimed was missing. The bouncers escorted him out and, according to him, “head-butted” him. He admitted slapping one of the girls on the posterior as he was being removed from the club. A bouncer did have an injury to the head but said the other guy did it. The suspect wanted to press charges and was given instructions on how to obtain a warrant. He was put in a cab after declining to be seen by EMS personnel.
River Vista Place 30342 – On Dec. 8, a woman said a man in a white Mercedes was behind her as she was leaving the River Place Condos. She said the man was too close to her back bumper so she applied her brakes, which of course caused him to honk and flip her off. Minutes later he stopped in front of her, got out, came to the door and yelled at her, then got back into the car and left. She returned to the condos and called the cops. The staff at the condos said the man had an “extensive history” of threatening other residents and displaying angry tendencies.