Safety Reports

Join Victoria Hathcox on Saturday morning, 2/6 at nine in the Intown Hardware parking lot, to walk North Highland Avenue to pick up trash and litter, get some exercise and talk some trash also. I always learn about some new gossip in these fun walks.

This race will be going through VaHi again this year on Sunday, March 21st. The full marathon will have the same route as in previous years, but the half-marathon will be on a different route, freeing up North Highland Avenue earlier for businesses to have access for their patrons. Go to www.IngGeorgiaMarathon.com and ...

While I was at CourtWatch this past Thursday morning, I learned from our Zone 6 community prosecutor, Joshua Geller, that he has scheduled a bond revocation hearing for Paul Douglas Williams, on 2/12. Williams is now free on bail stemming from two arrests and Josh wants to get him behind bars pending the hearings ...

The following incident reports are gleaned from our Zone 6 crime stats for the 1st and 2nd weeks of 2010, and as I always state – are not meant to scare anyone but to make us all aware of what happens around us everyday and to take steps to avoid, when possible, of becoming yet ...

Thanx to alert dog-walker Rob Glancy who noticed the damaged light pole, bench and torn out tree in front of Highland Hardware that was the result of an auto accident. He obtained the police report from this incident and Kathryn King Metters is pursuing to contact the involved insurance companies to make sure the ...

If you do not want to receive these annoying plastic wrapped packages – you can opt out of delivery by contacting Erica Singleton at 404-526-9473 or esingleton@ajc.com If not picked up out of the gutter or alleyway – they not only become litter but also announce to our thieves that you are not at ...

As reported previously the owner of this 1998 vehicle, with license plate # BVJ 2541, who has been seen so often here on our neighborhood streets with lots of auto break-in incidents, was arrested by our Officer Cooper on 1/5, but bonded out on 1/6, has received an “invitation” from the DA to appear in ...

The first “clean out your car” reminder banner is now hanging in the California Auto Buff parking lot at Virginia and North Highland Avenues. I strongly urge other business owners with parking lots to order copies of this banner to remind your patrons to clean out their cars before visiting your business. That ...

This fundraising event to benefit our newly purchased parkland on North Highland and improvements to Orme Park to be held next Friday evening the 22nd at Callanwolde provides an excellent social venue to meet more of your neighbors, as well as help fund our greenspace plans. Ticket purchase info and details of the auction are ...

Beat # 603 Arrest I know that many of you are familiar with this vehicle description – a 1998 burgundy Buick LeSabre, dark-tinted windows and license plate # BVJ 2541. The owner/driver is Paul Douglas Williams, and he was arrested by our Officer Cooper on 1/5/2010 for driving without a license, and had a laptop ...

Immediately after newly-installed Mayor Reed appointed George Turner as our interim Chief of Police a number of staff changes were announced in APD. We were affected directly in that our beloved Major Propes has gone on to being Commander of the airport police zone to gain experience so that she can move on ...

The following crime reports are taken from the Zone 6 crime stats for weeks 49 and 50 of 2009, with emphasis on our Beat # 603, but with news from all over the Zone as it applies to us. Again, I stress these reports are not meant to scare anyone – but to give ...

Don’t forget that our local firefighters have great t-shirts with their logo – available at the station on North Highland Avenue. If you can’t see the truck through the garage windows – come back later to make a purchase.

BOLO for a green Chevy Lumina with license plate BGU-7453 – this car has been seen in Morningside following delivery trucks, sending a young black male up to porches to take packages and replace them with other already looted boxes. Call 911 immediately if this vehicle is spotted in action. Yes ...

This continues to be a huge problem, with reports reaching me almost every day. Does anyone reading this report work for either UPS or FedEx? I’ve yet to figure out how to contact someone at these organizations to ask what they are doing on their part to stem this crime. Their web ...

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