Provided by Atlanta Police Officer L. Illery
Editor’s note: Reports from the Sandy Springs Police Department were not submitted at press time. Those reports should be published in next week’s edition.
o NEEDED INSTRUCTIONS: At a parking lot/garage at 1750 Commerce Drive in northwest Atlanta June 16, the victim reported a break-in of her 2010 Ford Mustang. One car manual was stolen. The side window of the vehicle had been busted out.
o HUNGER PANGS: At a grocery store/supermarket at 1715 Howell Mill Road in Buckhead June 16, a witness observed the suspect take items totaling $93.75 and lock himself in the bathroom, where he started eating them. The suspect was later arrested at the scene and transported to city jail.
o PRIVATE EYES: At 3151 Roswell Road in Buckhead June 21, the victim was using the ATM at the Bank of America branch while in the backseat of a car. The unknown other passenger in the vehicle watched his transaction and then returned to the ATM immediately after and withdrew an unknown amount of money from the victim’s account. She then stole his cell phone and left the scene.
o STRANGE LOVE: At the 1100 block of Woodland Ave. in Atlanta, the male victim told police his live-in girlfriend took his 14-inch gold necklace from his dresser drawer May 8. He delayed reporting the incident to authorities to give the suspect a chance to return the necklace. She later told him she had pawned it.
o GOOD SAMARITAN: At the Lenox Woods apartment complex at 2255 Lenox Road in Buckhead June 21, the victim told police a man knocked on his door to tell him the man’s daughter was having a seizure and he needed him to call paramedics. When the victim unlocked his iPhone 4 and gave it to the suspect to use, the man ran off in an unknown direction of travel with the phone in hand.
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.