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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Won't back down
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Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department the week of July 26 through Aug. 1 and from Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, from the week of July 21 through 27.

— Provided by Sandy Springs Police Capt. Steve Rose and Atlanta Police Officer L. Illery

o WON’T BACK DOWN: At the 400 block of Morgan Falls Road in Sandy Springs July 29, while an officer responded to a disturbance call, a man pulled up in front of his patrol car and attempted to provoke the man to whom the officer was talking to. The officer told him to back off, which he ignored, and continued to try and fight the other man. The officer had to physically restrain the man. He was later arrested.

o PARTY TIME: At the 5000 block of Riley Terrace Road in Sandy Springs July 27, a contractor said he had secured the house he was working in, but the next day he found someone had been inside and had trashed the place, leaving liquor bottles, beer cans, wine bottles, and other trash in the home. A neighbor said they saw teenagers at the home earlier.

o THREE SHEETS TO THE WIND: July 28, cops were called to {three} sheets restaurant and bar at 6017 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs at about 1 a.m. after a disturbance was reported. One person said someone grabbed her buttocks and the grabber said he didn’t but the other side was in a civil dispute over other items. They were escorted outside where someone broke a windshield with a glass and fighting and shoving ensued. Several were charged with disorderly conduct.

o DINNER SHOULD BE READY NOW: Cops responded to Spring Creek Lane in Sandy Springs on a domestic call on July 29 at about 3:47 a.m. They met with a woman who said her live-in boyfriend hit her in the mouth. The man’s finger was bleeding from where he said she bit him. He looked, smelled and later confirmed that he had been drinking. The woman who called the police immediately lost credibility when she gave the cops a false birth date. She said he was mad when he got home because dinner wasn’t ready. The argument started, got escalated and moved to the parking lot where he slugged her. She had signs of being hit. The man was arrested for domestic violence. The woman was arrested for giving false information to the police. She said she did so because she is currently undergoing immigration hearings. She said she is a citizen of Kenya. All went to jail.

o NOT WORTH THE $7.50: At the Publix at 1250 W. Paces Ferry Road in Buckhead, a male suspect was observed placing food in his clothing totaling $7.50. The suspect was detained and taken into custody.

o SURF AND TURF: At the Walmart at 1801 Howell Mill Road in Buckhead July 23, a suspect was observed selecting steaks, shrimps and lobster tails valued at $124, and attempted to leave the location without paying. The suspect was arrested.

o PARTYING WITH A THIEF: At an apartment complex at 100 Biscayne Drive in Buckhead July 20, a male victim stated he partied all night with a female companion he has known 10 years but didn’t know her real name, only knowing her as Niki English. He is positive she took his vehicle while he was passed out. The vehicle was placed in the system with the Georgia Crime Information Center.

The names and charges above are from area arrest warrants and crime reports. A warrant is merely an accusation of a crime, and accused people are innocent until proven guilty.
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