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.
30 block of Old Ivy Road, NE – Aggravated assault at a restaurant was reported on August 19. Two employees had been involved in an altercation; one employee received a laceration to his neck. The victim was loading dishes into the dishwasher when the arrested person came up behind him and put him in a head lock. The subject then grabbed a steak knife and held it to the victim’s throat. The victim was seen by Grady EMS.
1000 block of Defoors Crossing Drive, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on August 19. Officers responded to a domestic violence call, and met the victim who said her ex-boyfriend forced his way into her apartment and assaulted her. The victim said she was slammed onto the floor of the bathroom, causing visible bruises to the left side of her face and visible cuts to her hands. The suspect was arrested.
2700 block of Defoors Ferry Road, NW – An aggravated assault was reported at an apartment complex on August 20. The victim said the suspect placed a knife against his throat and caused a deep cut to him. He was able to fight the suspect off and flee the location.
1600 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – Aggravated assault was reported on August 20. The suspect pointed a handgun at the victim after being in a hit-and-run accident with her. The victim provided a license plate number of the vehicle, but could not provide a good description of the suspect.
3600 block of Rembrandt Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on the evening of August 16. The suspect(s) entered the residence through the garage, which was left open. The suspect(s) stole two desktop computers, one 42-inch television, a digital camera, a pair of headphones and a 2007 Ford van. The victim said that the security alarm system was not activated.
4600 block of Noble Creek Drive, NW – A residential burglary was reported on August 16. The victim said he returned home to find the rear door to his apartment was damaged and open. The victim said a 32-inch flat screen TV, laptop computer, digital camera and $600 were taken. He also said maintenance workers were at his home prior to the burglary occurring. The victim did not have serial numbers for the items.
2000 block of Bolton Drive, NW – A burglary at an apartment complex was reported on August 18. The property manager said that six of her apartments had been broken into and the air-conditioning units had been taken out along with the copper. Entry was made through the attic and ceiling.
1000 block of Huff Road, NW – A commercial burglary was reported on August 19. The reporting person said when he arrived at the location, he discovered that someone had stolen wires from the company’s machinery. The machinery was located in the middle of the rock quarry. It was estimated that the 50 pounds of wiring was valued at $10,000.
50 block of King Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on August 20. The victim said her door was kicked in and a computer and printer were taken. The victim said a man about 50 years of age wearing old, dirty jeans and a T-shirt came to her home, knocked on her door and asked if she needed any landscaping done.
1st block of Albemarle Drive, NW – A residential burglary was reported on August 20. The homeowner reported she returned home to find her 2001 Land Cruiser taken, the rear gate damaged and a side window to her residence broken. Upon entry into the residence, the homeowner discovered two Mac Pro laptops, a PS3, a Wii and two video games missing. The subdivision’s main security had video footage of a gold van entering the location and unknown subjects leaving in the stolen vehicle, trailed by the same gold van.
2200 block of Peachtree Road, NW – A robbery of a pedestrian at a restaurant was reported on August 20. The victim said he was approached from behind by an man, who put a hard object in his back as he exited the doors of the restaurant. The suspect demanded his money, reached into his pockets, and stole $20.
400 block of Northside Circle, NW – A pedestrian robbery was reported on August 20. Two unidentified men approached the victim while he was walking to the stairwell of his apartment. A gun was held to his head and he was told not to look at the suspects. They took his wallet, cellphone and book bag.
1800 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A larceny from a discount store was reported on August 14. A man entered the store and attempted to steal several pairs of women’s tights.
1300 block of Boyd Avenue, NW – A larceny from a business was reported on August 16. The victim said he discovered wires were cut in the rear of his business in an attempt to remove the copper wiring. He added he had been the victim of a prior break-in. There were no surveillance cameras at the location or suspect information.
1900 block of West Paces Ferry Road, NW – A larceny from a business was reported on August 18. The victim said that several of the buildings’ air-conditioning units had been damaged and the copper stolen from inside them.
1300 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A larceny from a government building was reported on August 18. Sixty feet of copper wiring connected to generators at the city of Atlanta’s Department of Watershed Management radio towers, valued at $400, was stolen. A light in the area was also broken.
700 block of Sidney Marcus Boulevard, NE – A larceny at a gas station was reported on August 19. At the gas station, the victim gave his debit card and credit card to a woman who picked him up and told him she’d give him a ride home. The victim said after sexual activity started in the parking lot of a nearby hotel, the suspect drove off with the victim’s credit card, debit card and cellphone. No name or vehicle description provided.
3400 block of Lenox Road, NE – A larceny at a hotel was reported on August 19. A verbal dispute took place at a hotel. The arrested person’s credit card was declined while processing. The arrested person could not provide the payment and was arrested for theft of services.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a department store was reported on August 19. The suspect was seen taking two bra/panty sets, valued at $82, and concealing them in her black leather bag. The suspect passed all points of sale and was arrested.
2300 block of Marietta Boulevard, NW – A larceny from a convenience store was reported on August 19. An unknown male subject entered the store and took two 30-packs of beer. The incident was captured on video surveillance.
1600 block of Peachtree Street, NW – A larceny at a train station was reported on the evening of August 19. The victim said that while she was inside the train station someone stole her wallet out of her purse. The victim later discovered that $406 was taken out of her bank account.
3300 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A larceny from a grocery store was reported on August 20. The arrested suspect was seen by store employees concealing items from the store, eating a sandwich from the deli, and walking out of the business without paying for the items or sandwich.
3400 block of Buckhead Loop, NE – A larceny at a specialty store was reported on August 20. The subject placed an item in his pocket and then attempted to pay with a counterfeit bill before leaving the location without paying for the item.
Larceny from Vehicle
1000 block of Huff Road, NW – A larceny from a vehicle was reported on the morning of August 15. A neighbor took the victim’s car without permission and parked it three miles away. Items were taken from the vehicle.
2900 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A larceny from an auto at a car wash was reported on August 18. Witnesses observed the arrested person remove “plant” money from the floor of a patron’s vehicle (video surveillance). The money, which had the serial numbers marked, was returned.
1300 block of Southland Circle, NW – Larceny from autos at a business was reported on August 18. The business manager said three vehicles at the business for repair had catalytic converters stolen. There was a hole in the fence, indicating how entry was made to get to the vehicles.
3900 block of Pinehill Place, NW – An auto theft was reported on August 17. Electrical crew workers parked their vehicle outside of the location and started doing some work. When one of the workers came out to the vehicle several hours later, it was no longer there. One of the crew workers noticed a red vehicle acting very suspiciously in the area about 15 minutes before the vehicle was stolen.