From police reports dated June 21 through 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.
1400 block of West Paces Ferry Road NW—A carjacking was reported where a man armed with a screwdriver approached a driver who was sitting inside his white Chevy Trailblazer. The man with a screwdriver asked the driver how to get out of the parking deck. The man tried opening the driver-side door and then punched the driver as he got out of his car. The driver said he saw the man sitting in another vehicle when he entered the parking deck. Police said the man also broke the window on another vehicle in the parking deck prior to the carjacking. A silk jacket and immigration papers were also taken with the vehicle.
100 block of Blackland Road—The resident was sitting inside his garage smoking a cigar when two men approached from the left side of his house, pointed guns at his head and asked who else was in the house. When he said his girlfriend was in the house, the men led the resident inside and made them lie face down in a room while they collected items to steal. The woman said the suspects took her into a closet, rubbed about her body and penetrated her vagina with their fingers. A Chopard Happy Sport white/gold stainless steel watch, a Rolex steal and yellow fluted gold bezel watch, a Jubilee bracelet with black dial and a Taurus .410 Judge firearm were taken.
1700 Peachtree Street—A carjacking was reported at Brown College when a man approached a woman as she was exiting her blue 2003 Dodge Ram and demanded her keys. She fell backward and the suspect pulled out brass knuckles, ordered her not to move, entered her vehicle and drove west on 25th Street. The same suspect entered the Chevron at 1545 Northside Drive and removed three packs of beer from a cooler and left without paying. When the clerk confronted the suspect, he pulled what appeared to be the “handle of a gun.” When the clerk retreated inside the store and attempted to lock the door, the suspect followed and continued to pull on the door. The suspect left when he was unable to gain entry back into the store.
3300 block of Peachtree Road—A man walking through the mall parking lot was pushed from behind. When he turned around, a man was standing there with his right hand behind his back, demanding the man’s wallet and cell phone. “Don’t test me, I’ll shoot you,” the man said to the victim, who then dropped his wallet and cell phone on the ground and took off running.
600 block of Bellemeade Avenue—The suspect entered the victim’s residence, hit her in the head with a soda bottle and poured it out on her. The suspect threatened to kill the victim before leaving the location on foot.
5200 block of Alexander Circle—A couple fighting about one of them staying out late turned physical and a knife was used in an aggravated assault. During the argument, the suspect picked up a knife inside the kitchen and said “I will [expletive deleted] kill you. I will go to prison tonight.” The couple’s two minor children watched the fight and one of them phoned 911. A broken Lego set was observed lying inside the living room/kitchen area.
2500 block of Piedmont Road—A security officer was stabbed in the hand, back and wrist when he attempted to detain a shoplifting suspect at Target. The suspect was was seen concealing items inside a back pack.
1000 block of Garden View Drive—Two Apple MacBook laptops, a pink ring, a sliver light blue ring and an Apple IPhone 5C were taken.
300 block of Peachtree Hills Avenue—An Acer laptop, a Mac desktop, several Tiffany rings and a Bamboo tablet were taken.
400 block of Lindbergh Place—Two MacBooks, two iPads, a Marc Jacobs wallet that contained $60 in cash, an ID and credit cards were taken.
700 block of Lindbergh Drive—A neighbor saw two men wearing all black and ski masks break in to an apartment.
400 block of Armour Drive—A storage unit lock was tampered with and three dining room chairs, three wing-backed chairs and an Oriental rug were taken.
1600 North Pelham Road—A house’s rear glass window was broken. Two Apple iPhones, three Apple iPads, a grey HP laptop, a black Kindle tablet, a brown wallet that contained credit cards and a license, an Apple PowerBook laptop, an Apple iMac computer, a 27-inch Apple monitor and $150 in cash were taken.
1300 block of Lanier Boulevard—A Kenneth Cole computer backpack, a Lenovo computer battery and charger cord, a Dell 6430 laptop, a Dell laptop, a pair of Ray Ban sunglasses were taken. The alarm sounded and the resident checked the interior of the house and went back to his bedroom. When he heard voices, he discovered the theft and phoned 911. Tire tracks from a bicycle were discovered in the driveway and on the neighbor’s lawn.
700 block of Amnsterdam Ave—A DeWalt pressure washer and a floor jack were taken from an unsecured back porch.
1400 block of North Highland Ave—A house was broken into and a side rear downstairs window was discovered broken. An Apple MacBook desktop was taken.
1200 block of Howell Mill Road—A concrete block was used to break a side window. A security guard heard a loud noise and saw two men entering and exiting the location with computers in hand. Five additional suspects also entered and removed an unknown number of computers. Three keyboards and mouse left at the scene were processed for prints. The suspects fled the scene in a white Dodge Charger (unknown tag) and an unknown dark colored sedan (unknown tag).
1100 block of Huff Road—Two men entered the Cyber Café and removed two Apple Mac desktop computers from the area.
1300 block of Collier Road—Six pairs of Guess boots were taken from an apartment.
3400 block of Roswell Road—A church window was damaged and a laptop and two pictures were taken.
3600 block of Roswell Road—An iMac, two MacBook Pro laptops, an iPad, and a 40-inch Samsung flatscreen TV were taken. A witness heard a loud noise and saw a man carrying a TV to an unknown hatchback vehicle. A bag was recovered at the scene.
During the week, 14 vehicles were reported stolen and 4 auto thefts attempts were reported.
Between June 21 and June 27, a total of 42 thefts from automobiles were reported and an additional 27 reports of other larcenies, including shoplifting, were made.