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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Bullet damage
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Recent police reports of note. All reports were supplied by local police departments.
BULLET DAMAGE: A motorist travelling through Milton on June 13 reported bullet hole damage to her 2011 Jeep Compass. The driver told Milton police she recalled hearing a noise like a gun shot while travelling on Cogburn Road but did not know immediately that her vehicle was damaged. She later took her car to a repair shop and was told the damage appeared to be a bullet hole. Police did not locate any bullet and found no signs of a projectile entering through the driver’s side door panel, but the sheet metal of the door had a small hole that appeared to be the result of a bullet from a small-caliber gun.

TECH THEFT: After dining at Sushi Nami around lunchtime June 20, a man reported his work bag had been stolen from his car, which contained a laptop, an iPad 3 and a hard drive. The estimated value of the stolen items totaled $2,300. The restaurant manager showed surveillance video to Milton police. It showed a person opening the trunk and removing something, but the footage was very blurry. Two similar auto thefts were reported in the same parking lot around the same time frame.

BASKETBALL VS. HOA: An unknown vandal or vandals spray painted over a sign in the Avensong Crossing subdivision, which advised residents to clean up after their pets while walking. The sign was posted in the yard of the homeowners association’s vice president, Lynda Cunningham. Cunningham told Milton police she believed it was retaliation because the homeowners association decided not to allow basketball goals at the clubhouse and recently painted over the sign that formerly allowed the goals.

CALLING CARD: The owner of Proven Performance on W. Crossville Road submitted a vandalism report to Roswell police June 18. The owner found the front door pried open, holes punched in the wall, electrical wires exposed and the windows painted shut. A business card of her ex-boyfriend was found on the door. The victim had recently taken out a temporary protective order against the ex-boyfriend.

SUSPICIOUS SOLICITATION: An employee at Pawsibilities on Atlanta Street in Roswell reported June 23 that a man came into the business and asked if the employee would purchase a sales ad where the proceeds would benefit Roswell police officers killed in the line of duty. When the employee said he would write a check, the man said it had to be cash. He left when other customers entered the store. The suspect was described as a white man wearing a white polo shirt with an embroidered silver and gold police badge. Roswell police received a similar report June 25 of a solicitor trying to collect money for fallen police officers. The owner of Slopes BBQ on Crossville Road described the suspect as a white man in his late 40s or 50s, wearing a blue polo shirt with unknown insignia.

PURSUIT OF PURSES: Four men were reported to have taken 19 Dooney and Burke purses valuing at about $3,500 total from Dillard’s at North Point Mall on June 19. The men were said to have left in a dark sedan after exiting from the store’s second floor parking deck entrance.

DOLLAR WITHDRAWAL: An unknown suspect entered an apartment on Highland Trace in Alpharetta and took $300 in one dollar bills from a box in the resident’s closet.

STOLEN VEHICLE: Johns Creek police responded to a stolen vehicle report June 2. The owner of a 2003 Cadillac Deville reported his car was stolen from the parking lot of Yates Sports Pub on Jones Bridge Road. The victim said at the time, he thought his friends were playing a prank on him, and he just walked home from the pub. He later realized the car had been stolen. The missing car is white and has body damage to the front right side. The vehicle was decorated with two red dive flags.

The names and charges above are from area arrest warrants and crime reports. A warrant is merely an accusation of a crime, and accused people are innocent until proven guilty.

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