Crime Blotter: Man Pretends to be Fire Inspector, Demands $300 'Fee'

Rundown of local crimes reported for Zone 2, which covers Buckhead

The following police reports were filed Dec. 30 to Jan. 5 by Zone 2 of the Atlanta Police Department and submitted to Buckhead Patch. During this period, the zone filed 112 police reports. All information is presumed to be accurate. Buckhead Patch is providing some of the reports filed in this blotter.

Other Larceny 1/3/13 4-5:40 p.m.

A man presented himself as an inspector with the Atlanta Fire Department and demanded $300 each from Subway, Great Wraps and Which 'Wich in the Lenox Square food court after conducting an "inspection" of the restaurants' interiors.

Robbery-Pedestrian 1/2/13 7:05 p.m.

A heavy set white male suspect in a grey Jeep Cherokee approached the victim on the street, pointed a handgun at him and told the victim to give him his cell phone.

Larceny from Auto 12/29-30/12 10 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

An unknown suspect smashed the window of the victim's vehicle and stole her bridesmaid's dress and $200 in a parking lot/garage at 1400 Northside Drive NW.

Larceny from Auto 12/30-31/12 11:30 p.m. to 8 a.m.

An unknown suspect stole the victim's 357 magnum handgun and laptop from his unlocked vehicle while it was parked at the parking lot/garage at 800 block of Brookhaven Springs Court.

Robbery-Commercial 12/30/12 9:50-10 p.m.

An unidentified black male, who weighed about 250 pounds and was about 6 feet to 6-foot 2-inches tall, entered the BP gas station at 3639 Peachtree Road NE with a 9mm handgun. He demanded money from the register and then left on foot, headed towards Roxboro Road.


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