Some of the recent reports filed with Sandy Springs Police:
Robbery, burglary and theft
5400 block of Meridian Mark Dr.: A woman reported that she was outside her work building smoking a cigarette. A male came up to her and grabbed her arm and then told her “Give me all your money or you’ll die.” She told the man she didn’t have any money and he then fled. She was not injured. The man was last seen headed to the nearby Marta station.
5800 block of Roswell Road: PD got an alarm call at a retail store at around 2:30 a.m. The officers found that someone threw a concrete brick through the window and then took two televisions. They used a cutting tool to dislodge the TV’s. A cutting tool was left behind and later processed for prints.
8000 block of Roswell Road: A woman reported that someone took $900 in shoes from her apartment.
Summit Springs Drive: Someone stole an outside table and chair set valued at $200.
Northridge Crossing: A woman on reported that she and her boyfriend, whom she had an argument with the day before, resumed the argument and, according to the victim, her boyfriend threw her down the stairs and then choked her. The case is being investigated.
7000 block of Roswell Road: A woman reported that she and her husband got into an argument and during the argument he threw a cloth hat at her, hitting her in the face. She wasn’t injured. She retreated to the bedroom to call the police. In the meantime the man broke the glass dining room table.
5500 block of Roswell Road: A woman reported that she and her husband got into an argument over his disease, which is that he is a crack addict. He got mad and hit her in the face, neck, and arm.
5600 block of Kingsport Drive: The renter of a condo said someone knocked on the door of his condo. When he opened it, a male with a Mohawk haircut grabbed him and said if he didn’t pay his rent, he was going to get his ass beat. The man then left. The officer contacted the owner of the apartment but has not received word yet as to if or not the owner knew about this incident.
Roswell and Cliftwood: Following a traffic stop, the officer’s computer info on the driver’s tag indicated the car was not insured. The officer reported that when the driver opened her window, the smell of marijuana was immediately apparent. He asked her if she had any drugs in the car. She said nothing but the pipe in her purse—then some pot in the console—and a two-foot bong. (Other than that, nothing.) She was charged and then released on a copy of charges pending a court date.
1100 Hammond Drive: A 66-year old woman was detained at the Publix Store after she took $31 worth of groceries past the checkout without paying for them. The officer reported the woman said that the recent rains swept her car away and she was taking the food for her grandchildren. The officer issued her a citation for shoplifting and released her pending her court date. The claim of the washed-away car and need for the food was not verified at the time.