From police reports dated Aug. 16-29
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.
1700 block of Sumter Street—Three men approached a man and asked for a jack to fix their vehicle. When the man refused entry into his residence, he was shot in both legs. One of the suspects fired projectiles at a woman when she ran out the rear door to the residence. All suspects were identified and arrested.
3000 block of Piedmont Road—A man entered a store armed with a handgun, walked the clerk to the register and demanded he put money into a bag. The clerk put $742 from the register and an unknown amount of money from under the drawer into a black plastic bag and the gunman ran out. He was arrested after he jumped into a taxi and the driver refused to drive.
2100 block of Monroe Drive—A carjacking attempt was reported after a man in a hoodie who was carrying a silver gun tried to take a white 2003 BMW X3. The man shot at the vehicle, damaging the rear taillight, as the driver drove off.
2200 block of Lenox Road—Four men, three of whom were armed, approached a driver and demanded the car and all belongings.
1100 block of Howell Mill Road—A woman pulled into the lot and a black GMC Terrain pulled beside her. When she went to the passenger side to retrieve her purse, the driver grabbed her from behind, pushed her inside her vehicle and demanded money. When she said she had none, the man grabbed her keys, pushed her outside the vehicle and said “Get the [expletive deleted] on.” When the woman ran for help, a man in the passenger seat yelled out, “He was just playing.” When the owner returned, her gray 2011 Nissan Sentra was gone.
First block of West Paces Ferry Road—A carjacking was reported outside a grocery store. A woman noticed someone sitting at a table as she entered the location. Upon exiting, a man followed behind her as she approached her vehicle. He stopped her from closing the car door and ordered her to “get out the car.” Then he brandished a Husky box cutter and cut the woman when she began screaming and fighting him. He pulled her from the vehicle when she tried to kick him. A witness saw what was going on and ran over to help. The man got into the woman’s 1996 Green Land Rover and drove off. Patrol units caught up to the man in the stolen vehicle and stopped him. He was then arrested.
3400 block of Peachtree Road—A woman at a flower shop was arranging flowers outside when she heard the door chime and saw a man leaving. When she noticed the man had her phone, she tried to grab him and he pushed her hand away telling her “not to touch him.”
800 block of East Paces Ferry Road—A woman was carjacked when she pulled up to an intersection and a man walked up, pulled out a black pistol and put the gun against her driver window. He ordered her out of her 2011 red Chevy Aveo, then reached inside the vehicle and tried to open the door through a rolled-down window. The woman got out of the car. An officer on routine patrol noticed the woman sitting in the middle of the street, having what appeared to be mechanical issues. She was speaking with the man when the call came across the police radio and the officer arrested the man who was trying to carjack the woman.
1600 block of Piedmont Ave—A woman was walking from a bar to her vehicle when four men pulled up in a silver Hyundai Sonata or Genesis, with a Georgia state temporary tag. Three men got out with black guns and robbed her of her cellphone, keys and black leather bag. The suspects shot twice in the air as they drove off.
2000 block of Cheshire Bridge Road—A person creating a disturbance in a nightclub damaged a worker’s hand when confronted.
2100 block of Monroe Drive—Two people were arguing outside a gas station. One of the two sprayed the other with mace, but police made no arrests due to lack of facts. Emergency medical services treated the mace victim and recommended taking a cold milk shower.
2000 block of Cheshire Bridge Road—Three men were attacked outside a nightclub. The first person sustained lacerations to the left ear and throat, while a second was physically assaulted and a third reported his head was stepped on during the attack.
700 block of Huff Road—A door lock was drilled in and a pillow case was removed from the bedroom pillow. Three Tiffany rings, a necklace and a bracelet were taken. The resident later received a phone notification her American Express card was used at a Exxon in Atlanta, Ga.
800 block of Loridans Drive—A front door was kicked in and a patio door was tampered with. An Apple MacBook Pro, a black Kindle Fire, Skull Candy headphones, a Wells Fargo checkbook, a PlayStation 4 with controllers, a Burberry watch, a JOS A Bank watch, a white laundry basket, an Xbox with controllers and four games, four watches, an Amazon Fire HD7 and 500 Pesos were taken.
600 block of Yorkshire Road—Two windows and screens were broken and a Lenovo laptop, a belt and fifteen pairs of golf shorts were taken.
400 block of Northside Circle—A Sony Flat screen TV with 3D glasses, a MacBook Pro laptop, an Apple iPhone, a Winchester 1300 combo 20-gauge shotgun with tactical vest, a GO Pro camera, adapter cables, two 64 GB memory cards, an Xbox with controllers, a “Call of Duty” game and various hair supplies in a carrying bag were taken.
100 block of 26th Street—The top of a condo’s door lock was punctured and the door was kicked in. A MacBook Pro laptop, an Apple iPad, jewelry, iPhone 3GS, Apple iPad, Social Security card and personal papers were taken.
4300 block of Wieuca Road—A house’s rear glass door was shattered and a MacBook laptop, a 46-inch Samsung TV and a diamond ring were taken.
2200 block of Melante Drive—A homeowner reported damage to the front door, but nothing was stolen.
900 block of Cardova Drive—A homeowner received a text about his alarm sounding but refused police because he didn’t want to be fined. A neighbor discovered the front door kicked in and a TV from the living room was in the driveway. No other items were taken.
1800 block of Wellbourne Drive—A 60-inch Sony TV a WII controller, a diamond ring, an Apple MacBook Air, an Apple Thunder Bolt display, a MacBook Pro, two Apple keyboards and wireless mice, a Canon camera, a Sony video camera and a external hard drive were taken when a house’s front door was kicked in.
1000 block of Chattahoochee Avenue—Two cardboard boxes of copper cord and S/O power cord were taken from a blower vac.
3000 block of Early Street—Someone damaged a front store window and reached inside, grabbing a case that contained three antique Rolex watches. The case was recovered on the ground outside the location. A small spark plug, used to break the window, was also recovered and submitted as evidence.
3000 block of Peachtree Road—A boutique was broken into, its front showroom window was broken and handbags and shoes were taken.
3000 block of Maple Drive—A Sony Bravia TV, a 42-inch Vizio TV, two 22-inch Asus monitors, an Apple iPad mini, six 23-inch monitors and an Apple MacBook Pro were taken.
1300 block of Northside Drive—Several thefts were reported at a storage company. An employee reported seeing a suspect crawl underneath a gate and run back toward the storage units. Several units were entered and items recovered tossed about. A box of vintage records and two unfinished bar stools were taken from a unit. Another unit owner reported finding a black bag that contained pills, clothing, an air compressor and black shelving unit that didn’t belong in the unit. Additional stolen items from units include a Dell monitor, tower, keyboard and mouse.
3500 block of Peachtree Road—A storefront glass was shattered with a rock. Two men entered and grabbed approximately 20 Michael Kors purses and ran to an awaiting silver Hyundai Sonata and red Dodge Dart. Several employees were inside the location at the time of the incident.
1200 block of Howell Mill Road—Four Apple iMac computers were taken after a front door glass was smashed.
100 block of Andrews Drive—Two front display windows were broken. Suspects possibly reached in and took two antique platters.
700 block of Antone Street—An art gallery’s side windows were broken. Suspects made entry and attempted to remove several computers off the office desks.
3400 block of Peachtree Road—Several computers, laptops and a Samsung Note tablet were taken from the office area of a hotel.
3600 block of Roswell Road—A liquor store’s front glass was broken. Video surveillance shows the suspect throwing a rock through the front glass, entering and filling a black bag with various liquor bottles.
Between Aug. 16 and 22, a total of 6 vehicles were reported stolen and two attempts to steal a vehicle were reported.
Between Aug. 23 and 29, a total of 17 vehicles were reported stolen.
Between Aug. 16 and 22, a total of 49 thefts from automobiles were reported and an additional 36 reports of other larcenies, including shoplifting, were made.
Between Aug. 23 and 29, a total of 58 thefts from automobiles were reported and an additional 55 reports of other larcenies, including shoplifting, were made.