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.
700 block of Sidney Marcus Boulevard, NE – A rape was reported on June 16. At Northside Hospital, a woman said she was raped in a parked vehicle at an apartment complex.
1900 block of Monroe Drive, NE – A rape was reported on June 28. A woman and her female friend drank at two bars before they met and socialized at another bar with a man identified as “Jordan.” The man invited the two to his apartment, where the women had at least one drink. The victim’s friend took a shower with the man, had consensual sex, and then fell asleep in his bed. The victim remembered falling asleep on the couch and brief memory of being sexually assaulted by the man. The victim said she did not tell him to stop. When the man was contacted, he said the victim woke up, flirted with him, and they had consensual sex. Jordan let the women stay at his apartment when he left for work.
2400 block of Morosgo Court, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on June 16. A man said someone hit him in the back of the head with a handgun. He said that he does not know the suspect, and that the incident happened for no reason. He also admitted to drinking heavily.
3300 block of Peachtree Street, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on June 19. An officer was conducting a field interview of a possible burglary suspect when the suspect became physically confrontational. The suspect pulled a pistol, put it to the officer’s neck and demanded the officer’s weapon. The officer pushed away from the suspect, got distance between himself and the suspect, produced his duty weapon and commanded the suspect to drop his weapon. The suspect failed to comply, so the officer was forced to shoot four rounds from his weapon, and struck the suspect at least one time. The suspect received at least one gunshot wound and was secured by the officer.
900 block of Canterbury Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on June 20. The victims went out to a nightclub and met two women. The women followed the men home so they all could have a good time. The four of them entered the apartment. A short time later, an argument broke out. The other two roommates awoke and told the women to leave. A short time later, there was gunfire at the front door and the door was struck five or six times by a small caliber handgun.
1700 block of Liberty Parkway, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on June 25. A woman and the suspect argued at the suspect’s house, and the suspect threatened to beat her up. She grabbed her keys and started to leave, but then the suspect grabbed a broom, followed her outside, and slapped her with the broom. She grabbed hold of the broom, defended herself, and called police, but left before the officer arrived. She later reported the incident at the precinct.
2700 block of Defoors Ferry Road, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on June 26. A woman said she was at the pool when the suspect, who was identified as “Phatt,” assaulted her by punching her in the face. The suspect then threatened to return to the complex to shoot the woman and her kids.
2900 block of Peachtree Road, NW – An aggravated assault was reported on June 28. A woman had a physical altercation with her child’s father over her cellphone. The suspect demanded to see her phone, and struck her in the face with his elbow when she refused. He continued to strike her with his hand while trying to get the phone from her hands. She retained her phone and was able to get out of the vehicle.
1000 block of Lindbergh Drive, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on June 29. An officer saw a vehicle strike another vehicle on Alco Street, and used his flashlight and yelled in an attempt to stop the vehicle. The driver fled from the officer, and the officer chased the suspect’s vehicle, and was able to stop it on Lindbergh Drive. The officer talked with the driver, and as the officer attempted to direct the vehicle and its driver into a parking lot, the driver’s vehicle gained speed and struck the officer. The officer was thrown onto the hood of the vehicle, and he rolled off onto the ground. A description of the driver and vehicle were given, and units stopped the vehicle on Johnson Road, NE.
Lindbergh/Peachtree Road, NE – An aggravated assault was reported on June 29. A man at Atlanta Medical Center said he was at the intersection of Lindbergh Drive and Peachtree Road when he was punched in the face. He lost consciousness, and could not remember who hit him or how many people were involved. He was not missing any property. Once he regained consciousness, he walked to the MARTA station and a MARTA officer requested an ambulance. The victim had a possible concussion and a broken jaw.
1st block of Irby Avenue, NE – A pedestrian robbery at a nightclub was reported on June 16. An officer working security saw the suspect run out of the bar, followed by a man who said the suspect stole a cellphone. The suspect stopped in the parking lot, pulled out two cellphones from the front of his pants, dropped them on the ground and took off running when he saw the officer. The suspect threw two more cellphones to the ground while he ran. The suspect was tackled by the man and two unidentified citizens. A victim said she saw the suspect take her cellphone out of her purse when he was in the bar, and when she grabbed his arm and screamed, he dropped her cellphone and ran out. The suspect was intoxicated and said he was selling the phones to a couple of people. All four cellphones were recovered.
600 block of Garson Drive, NE – A pedestrian robbery was reported on June 16. A woman was asked for directions by a heavy-set woman in a maroon vehicle. The woman in the car then produced a gun and told the pedestrian to give up her purse. The suspect told the victims she would shoot them both. The victims ran and were unharmed.
2200 block of Marietta Boulevard, NE – A commercial robbery was reported on June 18. Two men, wearing sunglasses, fabric gloves and pantyhose over their faces, entered the business, pointed guns and demanded money. A female worker was struck in her head when told to move because she could not understand English well. The suspects made the woman open the register and give them the money, then tied up all the customers and workers with plastic flex cuffs. Everyone was searched and dragged across the floor from the front to the rear section of the restaurant. The suspects left in an unknown direction after taking everyone’s money, some wallets, credit cards and cellphones.
2400 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A commercial robbery from a specialty store was reported on June 19. Two men entered the store. One had a Home Depot bag with a hammer inside. After walking around the store for a short time, he took out the hammer and started smashing the glass on the jewelry case. The suspect stole four watches from the case and before leaving. One of the men threw the hammer at the store manager, nearly hitting him.
3400 block of Northside Parkway, NW – A commercial robbery at gas station was reported on June 21. The suspect asked for Black & Mild cigars, then pulled a handgun on the victim and demanded money. It is estimated $300 in cash and several packs of cigarettes were stolen.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A commercial robbery was reported on June 21. A jewelry store was robbed by six men using hammers to break the cases and steal $675,000 worth of jewelry. The getaway vehicle was recovered, as well as both of the hammers used in the crime.
400 block of Deering Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on June 17. The back door was kicked in. A brown jewelry box with various rings, bracelets and necklaces was taken from the dresser. Medicine was taken from the medicine cabinet and two laptops were taken from the kitchen.
1100 block of Roxboro Pointe, NE – A residential burglary was reported on June 18. An unidentified red- hair woman was seen leaving the home where the victim’s jewelry and other items valued at $150,000 were stolen.
4100 block of Sentinel Post Road, NW – A residential burglary was reported on June 20. An unknown suspect entered the victim’s home and stole jewelry valued at more than $100,000.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A commercial burglary was reported on June 23. An unknown suspect attempted to pry open the back door of the business with a clothes hanger, which was found between the door and the frame. There were also scratch marks on the door frame from the attempted break in.
300 block of Lindbergh Drive, NE – A residential burglary was reported on June 28. A man returned home to find an open kitchen window and items missing. He said all doors were secure, but his wife’s jewelry box and his 300-pound safe were missing. Approximate value of stolen goods is $75,000.
2000 block of Marietta Boulevard, NW – A commercial burglary was reported on June 28. Two men were seen on video pulling up to the location in a white Ford pickup, then loading three bags of rocks and a golf cart into the vehicle before leaving.
4400 block of Northside Parkway, NW – A larceny was reported on June 17. A woman placed the keys to a BMW inside of a grocery bag and left the bag on the porch of the apartment building to let her dog use the bathroom. She returned and the grocery bag was gone.
2400 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A larceny was reported on June 18. A man refused to pay his tab of $44 at the restaurant. He was arrested after being combative and resisting arrest.
3300 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a department store was reported on June 20. The arrestees were seen selecting items from the shelves and taking the items into the dressing room. Both of them went into the same dressing room. When they exited neither one of them had the items in their possession. Both of them were placed under arrest. One woman had a loaded Glock 21 in her purse.
4400 block of Northside Drive, NW – A larceny from a church was reported on June 25. The suspect walked into the location and asked to use the restroom, then later wandered the hallways. A woman later discovered her wallet missing from her purse.
3100 block of Peachtree Road, NE – A larceny from a specialty store was reported on June 26. Two men entered the store, then used hammers to smash the glass cases and steal $38,340 worth of watches. The suspects were seen by witnesses leaving in a silver Jeep Grand Cherokee.
1st block of Buckhead Loop, NE – A larceny from a discount store was reported on June 26. Video captured a woman concealing two bottles of perfume and a boy’s two-piece outfit in her purse. When confronted by loss prevention, she ran out of her flip-flops when approached by the officer, and entered the passenger side of a vehicle.
Larceny from Auto
1400 block of Lanier Place, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on June 18. The victim parked a 2005 Honda Civic at the location and returned to find a stethoscope stolen from the vehicle.
3300 block of Piedmont Road, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on June 24. An unknown suspect entered the victim’s vehicle and stole his two, multi-colored oriental rugs valued at $5,000.
1300 block of Wayne Avenue, NE – A larceny from an auto was reported on June 26. The victim parked a black Honda CRV and returned to find a window broken, with a doctor’s coat and stethoscope stolen from the vehicle.
1900 block of Howell Mill Road, NW – A larceny from an auto in a parking lot was reported on June 29. A woman returned to her vehicle to find the front passenger window broken and her purse missing. Her purse contained her Fulton County medical license, credit cards, cash and a $300 stethoscope.
1300 block of Seaboard Industrial Boulevard, NW – An auto theft was reported on June 17. An unknown suspect stole a man’s 2002 Honda Civic from the location. The man said that he had a spare key to his vehicle under the driver’s seat.
1900 block of Peachtree Road, NE – An auto theft was reported on June 17. The victim parked a 2012 Ford Focus in the parking lot, and returned to find the vehicle was stolen. The victim was admitted to the hospital and said the car keys were no longer in the room.
2300 block of Piedmont Road, NE – An auto theft was reported on June 19. Two men in a green truck were seen on video loading up the victim’s vehicle and towing it away, after the vehicle was left in the rear parking lot of the location. The victim’s vehicle was left at the location because the victim refused to have her vehicle repaired.
1800 block of Piedmont Avenue, NE – An auto theft was reported on June 26. The victim met the suspect, a man with a blonde Mohawk haircut and pink shirt, in a parking lot, and they spent the day “getting to know each other.” The victim left the car running and went inside the restaurant; the suspect jumped into the driver’s seat and fled in the victim’s gray Volvo.