Safety Reports

The following incident reports are gleaned from our Zone 6 crime stats for weeks 17 and 18 of 2010, with emphasis on our Beat # 603, but with news from around the Zone as it applies to us – learn from these reports and avoid problems. Aggravated Assault – A 3:30 a.m. altercation in the parking ...

After a rash of reports about middle of the night smashed-in car windows all around VaHi a couple of weeks ago, I have not heard of any more incident reports – but have not heard of anyone getting caught either. Hope this joy-riding vandalism is over and done with.

Morningside has reported a new angle on door-to-door sales technique and product. This concerns a slim b/m in his early twenties with lots of tattoos, stating he is an ex-gang member, and is now selling bottles of cleaning solution out of a red duffle bag. He also has a towel with him for ...

These arrests do not show up on the regular weekly Beat # 603 crime stats – Glen Arden Way – 2/14 – possession of marijuana ...

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Pedestrian Robbery – On 4/7 at 11:30 p.m. at Piedmont Avenue at Avery Drive, a lone male pedestrian was robbed of his cell phone by 2 b/m perps – no weapon mentioned. Also on 4/7 a lone male pedestrian on Piedmont Avenue north of Ansley was robbed of his cell phone and ...

I have been alerted to some urban campers in John Howell Park – all city parks are closed from 11 p.m. til 6 a.m. – and sightings of such overnight campers should be reported to 911. Now that the weather is warmer keep a watch before this becomes a rampant problem in this park ...

Thanx to all of the folks who volunteered to help with the Earth Day BeltLine cleanups in our area – the 4th Ward Park area, here in VaHi and in the Ansley Mall area. This entire area is now walkable (with some caution), but is not a no-man’s land anymore. As you walk ...

The 4/19 fire at 845 PDL Terrace served as an example of what a great neighborhood we have, in that caring neighbors rallied to locate and contact the newly-wed residents on their honeymoon in Bermuda, boarded up and secured the house afterwards, arranged temporary housing at the Gaslight Inn on St. Charles Avenue and watched ...

Don’t forget the BeltLine cleanup this Saturday morning. Meet at Monroe Drive just south of Kanuga Street at 9 for a cleanup along the BeltLine southward to the Georgia Power property. Sign up at www.keepatlantabeautiful.org and bring your own gloves, wearing long pants and sturdy shoes. Teenagers are welcome – but ...

This Weekend – April 16th Through the 18th Plan your weekend driving very carefully – traffic is bound to be a real challenge with all the events scheduled (with or without Freaknik). It will be best to avoid Monroe Drive, 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue, and use either PDL Avenue, Cheshire Bridge Road or Briarcliff ...

The following reports are gleaned from the Zone 6 crime stats for weeks 11 and 12 of 2010, with emphasis on our Beat 603, but with news from around the Zone as it pertains to us here. These reports are not meant to scare anyone, but to give you a chance to alter your ...

Beth Marks, this group’s dedicated coordinator, has announced that we STILL do not have enough folks committed to extend this effective off-duty patrol service to the southern part of VaHi -basically south of Highland View and Rosedale Drive down to PDL Avenue. She also would like a volunteer to step forward to help her ...

VaHi resident David Eckoff has stepped forward to really mount an offensive against the plastic-wrapped Reach advertising packets that are being thrown willy nilly all over the city – creating mounds of litter to be picked up by citizens who give a damn about how their neighborhoods look. I also view this delivery method ...

Ever wanted to ride with a cop some nite just to see exactly what happens in an 8 hour shift? This is one of the benefits offered in the next session of this terrific course scheduled to start April 13th. It involves a time commitment every Tuesday evening for 12 weeks – but ...

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