Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Half a dozen boys from Tucker High School are said to have been busted for burglary.
Reports are coming in regarding Tucker High School students who have allegedly been burglarizing houses when they should have been in class. Sources say at least six boys skipped class on several occasions in recent weeks and broke into nearby houses, stealing multiple items and stashing them in Cofer Park. One of the boys confessed to his parents, and they then turned him into local police. The boy provided investigators with the names of his accomplices, according to a neighborhood resident. School Principal James Jackson told Patch he hadn't yet spoken to police about the alleged incidents and could not give any more details at this time. An email to the DeKalb County Police Department's spokesperson was not immediately returned. Patch …
Sunday, November 18, 2012
The incidents were mostly along the Buford Highway corridor.
Patch loyalist Tom Doolittle sent this to me. Someone at DeKalb County's north police precinct sent out a community notice last week detailing some of their recent work. It's worth noting. From the email: Over the last 8 days the North Precinct CID detectives have arrested 13 individuals responsible for over 20 burglaries and 2 individuals responsible for 5 entering autos. The incidents cover the area from Embry Hills to Druid Hills spanning the Buford Highway corridor.
Saturday, November 3, 2012
A selection of crimes reported to DeKalb County police in the North Druid Hills-Briarcliff area over the last week.
Oak Grove woman's home burglarized An Oak Grove woman's home was burglarized Oct. 26, DeKalb County police said. The 58-year-old woman's home, which sits in the 1600 block of Deerfield Circle, was burglarized between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m., the police report said. The house appeared to have been searched, but nothing was taken. Orange paint sprayed on man's car A 37-year-old man who lives on Council Bluff Drive told DeKalb County police someone sprayed orange paint on his car last weekend. The man who lives in the drive's 1700 block said the incident occurred between 6:30 p.m. Saturday and 1:50 a.m. Sunday. Man arrested for heroin possession A 35-year-old Atlanta man was arrested and charged with possession of heroin on North Druid Hills Road …
Friday, October 26, 2012
A selection of crimes from the North Druid Hills-Briarcliff area reported to DeKalb County police in the last week.
Watch worth $2,500 stolen from home A wristwatch worth about $2,500 was stolen from a Crestline Drive home Tuesday afternoon, DeKalb County police said. The burglary occurred between noon and 1:39 p.m. at a home in the 1700 block of Crestline Drive, the police report said. The suspect kicked in a rear door and searched through drawers and cupboards in the home. The victim told police the gold Omega Sea Master watch with a black leather band is 35 years old and a gift from a friend. It was the only item missing. Apple Macbook, PlayStation stolen from Toco Hill home An Apple Macbook computer and a PlayStation were stolen from a Toco Hill home Wednesday, DeKalb County police said. The burglary occurred between 8:06 a.m. and 4:06 p.m. at a …
Friday, September 21, 2012
DeKalb County police have responded to eight burglaries along the North Druid Hills Road area west of Clairmont Road since Sept. 12.
DeKalb County police have responded to eight burglaries along the North Druid Hills Road area since Sept. 12. The department's crime map shows the incidents have occurred in a cluster between Clairmont Road on the west and North DeKalb Mall on the east. Here are the incidents: Please note the times listed here are likely not exact. Most burglary reports offer only a window of time in which the incident occurred, and the the specific times entered above could be referenced on the county's crime map for various different reasons. In some instances, the robbery may have actually occurred on a different day.
Friday, September 7, 2012
The man said he was in his bedroom when he heard a noise from downstairs in his Wilson Road home.
A Wilson Road man encountered a potential burglar in his home when he went to check on a strange noise downstairs early Tuesday morning, DeKalb County police said. The 27-year-old man was in his bedroom in the 3100 block of Wilson Road when he heard the noise at about 12:12am, the police report said. When he walked out of the room, he saw a suspect wearing all black coming up the stairs. The suspect pointed an unknown object at the victim's and told him to lay on the floor. The suspect fled the home through the front door and ran in the direction of Hudson Road, the report said. Nothing was reported missing from the home, but a rear window was broken where the suspect entered. The victim was unable to provide a description of the …
Friday, July 6, 2012
A selection of crimes in the North Druid Hills-Briarcliff area reported to DeKalb County police recently.
Man claims he was beaten after leaving nightclub A man told DeKalb County police several men beat him while he walked back to Huntington Station Apartments after leaving a nightclub early Sunday morning. The 25-year-old victim had reached his apartment complex at 2559 Nantucket Dr. after leaving the nearby El Colorado nightclub at Northside Parkway and Plaster Road when he was attacked at about 3am, the police report said. He suffered several small cuts and possibly a broken nose. He was taken to Northside Hospital. Burglar hits Briarcliff apartment An apartment at the Park at Briarcliff was burglarized June 29, DeKalb County police said. Police believe the burglar entered the apartment at 1519 Druid Valley Dr. through the front door …
Friday, June 29, 2012
A selection of recent crimes in the North Druid Hills-Briarcliff community reported to DeKalb County police.
About $5K in jewelry robbed from Wendland Drive home Roughly $5,000 in jewelry was stolen from a Wendland Drive home near Oak Grove recently, DeKalb County police said. The homeowners said they were out of town for a week and returned to their home in the 2800 block of Wendland Drive on Sunday, the police report said. The woman's clothes were tossed on the floor, and the jewelry was stolen from eyeglass cases in the bedroom dresser. They also noticed the rear French glass door to the home was pried open near the knob. Man's wallet stolen from North Druid Hills gym A Decatur man told DeKalb County police someone stole his wallet from his locker at a North Druid Hills gym while he was working out Tuesday afternoon. The man, 35, said he …
Friday, June 15, 2012
A selection of crimes in the North Druid Hills-Briarcliff area reported to DeKalb County police over the last week.
Man steals iPhone from woman on Jordan Lane A man approached a Decatur woman on Jordan Lane while she was pushing her child in a stroller and stole her iPhone on June 8, DeKalb County police said. The man walked up to the 25-year-old woman while she was walking in the 700 block of Jordan Lane and commented about the child at 2:34pm, the police report said. He reached on top of the woman's stroller, grabbed her phone valued at about $200, ran and jumped into a burgundy vehicle. Victim: Large dog scared burglar away A woman who lives on Clairmont Lane told DeKalb County police her large dog scared away a potential burglar Saturday. The 53-year-old woman told police she left her home in the 1500 block of Clairmont Lane at 5:30pm and returned …
Friday, May 18, 2012
A selection of crimes in the North Druid Hills-Briarcliff community reported to DeKalb County police in the last week.
Nearly $5K in computers, jewelry stolen from Northlake home Nearly $5,000 in electronics and jewelry was stolen from a Northlake home Tuesday, DeKalb County police said. The 74-year-old victim who lives in the 3100 block of Kings Arms Court left his home at about 9:20am, the police report said. When he returned home shortly after 4pm, he found the garage door open. A basement door was forced open and damaged. Several bedrooms in the house were ransacked, and several items were missing: an Apple desktop computer, a Dell laptop, a television, a $300 coin collection and about $1,000 in jewelry. The victim told police roofers working at a neighbor's home said they saw a red Dodge Ram pickup parked near the home while the victim was gone, but …