Safety Reports

This clever scammer is still on the loose – with yet another report posted on the vhmpa message board this week about how he “helped” another victim at the CVS parking lot on North Highland Avenue. Zone 5 really wants to catch this guy – but needs a 911 call while he is in action ...

Business Owners Making Bank Deposits I got an e-mail report this week from Rajesh Ramakrishnan from the Chevron store at Virginia and North Highland Avenues about how one of his tires was slashed just before he left to make a bank deposit in an attempt to rob him. No robbery – but a new tire purchase. ...

This is our neighborhood’s chance to show off to the metro area – be sure you are part of this wonderful celebration of summer. Volunteers are still needed for a variety of activities – go to www.vahi.org and click on Summerfest to put down your name for the slot of your choice. This is the ...

Trees Atlanta volunteers will be sprucing up our VaHi street trees on Saturday morning, May 30th from nine til noon. A pruning 101 class will be part of this morning’s activities – meet at the mulch pile on Clemont Drive behind Inman School to help and to learn.

Thanx to Rob Glancy for nagging and pestering the city – we now have a new safe walkable stretch of walkway along North Highland Avenue from Osteria south to Harry and Sons.

The Roadside Flagger This is another guy who seems to have recently surfaced again – this time being sighted on Briarcliff and Lenox Roads. This is a neatly dressed b/m who attempts to try to flag down cars as if he is having some sort of an emergency – but as we know from a year ...

The following reports are gleaned from our APD Zone 6 crime stats for weeks 20 and 21 of 2009, with emphasis on our Beat # 603, but with news from around the Zone as it pertains to us. Please read these reports with an eye as to how you can alter your daily activities to ...

Campaign For Atlanta I have recently become involved in a group of folks who, like me – are proud of living in the city, but are extremely frustrated in the inefficiencies and shortfalls of our city government. This group, Campaign for Atlanta, is a grassroots citizen’s initiative, to ask mayoral candidates to focus seriously – with ...

Safety Team Street Captain Meeting All Street Captains and interested neighbors are urged to attend this informative session on Saturday morning May 9th at 9 in the community meeting room at the Ponce library. Please come a few minutes early, using the back door via the parking lot, and get your pin on the neighborhood map ...

I know, I know – I just sent out a Report a few days ago, and here is another one already. Somehow or another, I was left off the distribution list at Zone 6 – but all is well now, so am getting you caught up. The Safety Team Distribution List I keep getting more and more ...

I have held off sending out a new report awaiting more crime state reports from Zone 6, but didn’t want to wait any longer ( this is a subtle hint to Zone 6) to let you know what is happening. I have not received a Zone 6 report since week # 12. AJC Articles The AJC today ...

Be On The Lookout!! There was an attempted break-in at the Colonnade condo building on North Highland Avenue early Sunday morning the 15th. The alert owners were at home at the time, awoke and scared him away – but just because he failed this time does not mean he won’t try here again. His ...

Virginia Highland Scores A Win!! Recently I was contacted by an APD Officer who wanted to perform some extra patrol time as a volunteer, giving back to his city. We are the winner, as he selected us for his generous offer!! His name is Officer Terence Alexander, and you will recognize him walking our ...

Citizen’s CourtWatch Training – Learn How to Advocate for Your Community. This program helps community members actively participate in the criminal justice system. This is a wonderful way to find out how our justice system works and why it sometimes fails us. It’s an intricate process involving aspects of law ...

My Bad Experience This past week I had a personal computer crash, and I lost a lot of stored material. If you e-mailed me from 2/2 to 2/6 and have not gotten a response – please resend. Also, I lost a lot of names on our distribution list – so if you are a ...

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