From police reports dated Oct. 4-17
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.
1000 block of Huff Road—A man with a handgun approached a woman from behind as she walked on Huff Road. He took her gold MCM leather purse containing $451 and ran toward Marietta Boulevard.
1800 block of Howell Mill Road—A man entered a drugstore and asked about a product. When the employee located the product and proceeded to ring him up, the man placed a note on the counter demanding all the money. The employee told him she didn’t have any money, to which he responded, “Yes you do, I have a gun, don’t make me kill you. Open the register now.” The employee gave the suspect $166 from one register. He then demanded she open the other register. When she said she could not, he came behind the counter and attempted to place handcuffs on her. After he placed one handcuff on her, the employee saw a passerby and started screaming. When the passerby saw what was happening, he yelled for help, startling the suspect.
1500 block of Northside Drive—A man with a possible Glock handgun came up to another man, who was unloading items from his vehicle. “Do you want to die,” the man with the gun asked, and then he said, “You know what you did.” The man at his car ran back into the store. A second suspect assisted the first suspect in removing a MacBook Pro laptop, two iPads, hard drives and a 12-inch Beringer speaker from the man’s vehicle. The two suspects got into a black Hyundai Sonata driven by a third man.
700 block of Berkley Avenue—Four males with covered faces and armed with handguns pulled up in a late model blue or grey Chevy Cavalier as a group of people were standing outside a music studio smoking. The group gave the suspects their wallets, cellphones and car keys.
3200 Lenox Road—A man exiting a bus at the Lenox Marta station was approached by two men, one of whom asked, “What’s up?” The man replied to the strangers and kept walking. When he turned around, he saw them running toward him with pistols in hand. They demanded his property and he gave them $30. They then demanded his cellphone. When he stood still, a gunman struck in the face with a pistol and took his cellphone. The gunmen were last seen running back toward the Lenox MARTA station.
2400 block of Noble Creek Drive–A white vehicle approached a woman unloading items from her car outside an apartment. A man with a silver gun told her not to move and he took her laptop, cellphone and purse from the trunk.
3100 block of Piedmont Road—Four men armed with handguns and wearing hoodies drove in a silver Honda or Hyundai sedan up to a group of pedestrians as they were walking. The men in the car pointed their guns at the walkers and demanded their belongings. The walkers gave the men their wallets and cellphones.
100 block of East Andrews Drive— Two men wearing skull caps entered a parking lot in a blue Honda and backed into a parking space. They got out armed with handguns and demanded property from a group of pedestrians. The group gave the men their cellphones and wallets.
2000 block of Peachtree Road—A man at an apartment grabbed a woman’s arms and pushed her around the room. He then grabbed her cellphone and purse and ran. A security officer at the complex chased the man down the street, but was unable to catch him.
3100 block of Peachtree Road—Police officers arrived at a bar and saw a man lying on the ground, surrounded by several patrons. They could only say the man was involved in a fight with several other men and was knocked unconscious. There was a visible laceration to his forehead and he said he was intoxicated.
2400 block of Piedmont Road—A man heard a tapping noise on his vehicle while he was driving. When he confronted three men standing nearby, they said, “No, and if we did, what are you going to do?” When driver said he would call the police, one of the men pulled a replica firearm (BB gun) and pointed it at him. An arrest has been made.
600 block of Bellemeade Avenue—A verbal argument turned physical when a man choked and pushed a woman, causing her to twist her ankle. A witness recorded the man saying he would kill her. He was arrested.
1900 block of Main Street—A 50-inch Samsung TV and an HP computer were taken from a house.
1100 block of Collier Road—Police responded to an alarm call and discovered the front door lock damaged with a hole drilled into the lock. No items were taken. Still photos captured two men.
1000 block of Peachtree Park Drive—An Asus laptop with a teal and orange case, a MacBook Pro laptop and an Aderol prescription were taken from an apartment; Another apartment in the same complex reported stolen two MacBook Pro laptops and a PlayStation.
4200 block of West Club Lane—A saw, air hose, compressors, nails and trim guns were taken from a house.
900 block of East Paces Ferry Road—A J. Crew wallet, credit cards, iPad, MacBook, two Lenovo laptops and a Lenovo work bag were taken from an apartment.
2500 block of Forrest Avenue—A TV was pulled off the wall; it later was discovered on the ground near a locked gate.
800 block of Morris Street—Several pieces of copper piping were taken from a house.
2100 block of Peachtree Road—A Rolex watch and $3,000 in cash were reported missing.
1300 block of Peachtree Park Drive—A backpack was emptied and a MacBook Air laptop in a yellow case was taken from an apartment.
3800 block of Stratford Park Drive—A vehicle parked in the driveway was entered and a remote used to gain access. A set of Titlist golf clubs and the remote were missing.
4100 block of Haverhill Drive—Several pieces of expensive jewelry, a Mac Air laptop, two iPads, a Samsung flat screen TV and clothing were taken from an apartment.
400 block of Armour Drive—A PlayStation 4, $3,500 in cash, two MacBook Pro laptops, a smart balance wheel, a yellow Movado watch and a black Techno marine watch were taken from an apartment.
3200 block of Piedmont Road—A vehicle rammed a clothing boutique and items were taken.
4300 block of Roswell Road—A fast food worker entered a restaurant and noticed the alarm was not on. Police found no signs of forced entry. The safe had been cut open and $6,300 in currency was taken. Interior cameras had been disabled.
3200 block of Peachtree Park Drive—A 60-inch Sony TV and two MacBook Pro laptops were taken.
300 block of Armour Drive—A front door was smashed with a rock and a side door was pried off its hinges. An Apple desktop monitor and an Apple laptop were taken.
Between Oct. 4 and 10, a total of 13 vehicles were reported stolen and two attempts to steal a vehicle were reported.
Between Oct. 11 and 17, a total of 10 vehicles were reported stolen and one attempt to steal a vehicle was reported.
Between Oct.4 and 10, a total of 55 thefts from automobiles were reported and an additional 36 reports of other larcenies, including shoplifting, were made.
Between Oct. 11 and 17, a total of 28 thefts from automobiles were reported and an additional 30 reports of other larcenies, including shoplifting, were made.