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Police Blotter

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Here's the latest from Atlanta's finest:

Police Blotter

Saturday September 30, 2000 12:04 am EDT

On Alabama Street, two officers were flagged down by a 19-year-old woman and her 23-year-old female friend. "Stop that man. He just slapped me on my behind," said the 19-year-old woman. She then pointed to a 20-year-old man wearing jeans and a black T-shirt. ?
The two officers ordered the man to stop. The man ignored the police command and ran through Underground Atlanta. ?
He ran by a police...

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Saturday September 23, 2000 12:04 am EDT

A 23-year-old woman on Hasty Place said she was in her bedroom asleep with her 22-month-old son. A noise woke her up, and she then saw a female acquaintance standing in her window. The female acquaintance, a 41-year-old woman with red hair, was wearing a black dress and white shoes. ?
The 23-year-old said the female acquaintance entered her home and took one bag of Hot Cheese popcorn (worth...

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Saturday September 16, 2000 12:04 am EDT

A 54-year-old man on Magnum Street said a stranger came onto his property. The stranger was a man with missing teeth, and "Fu Man Chu" facial hair. The stranger threatened to hang the 54-year-old's dogs. The 54-year-old asked the stranger why he was threatening to hang his dogs. ?
Because the dogs kept him from doing something, the stranger replied. ?
The 54-year-old told the stranger to...

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Saturday September 9, 2000 12:04 am EDT

At 2:35 p.m., an officer saw a man attempting to cross Peachtree Street. The man suddenly stopped in the middle of the road and forced a taxicab to stop. The man then sat down in the roadway. The officer cited the man for "pedestrian in roadway." ?
Then, some friends of the arrested man walked up to the officer and said that their limousine had not picked them up, and therefore they wanted a...

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Saturday September 2, 2000 12:04 am EDT

A 20-year-old woman returned to her apartment on Delowe Drive and discovered that her female roommate had changed the locks on the front door. The 20-year-old got angry, grabbed an ABC Chemical Fire Extinguisher and sprayed her roommate in the face. She also sprayed the roommate's computer, TV and stereo, causing about $2,000 in damage. ?
The 20-year-old was charged with aggravated assault and...

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Saturday August 26, 2000 12:04 am EDT

An officer was flagged down by a 58-year-old man. The man said an acquaintance nicknamed "El" had come over to his home on Claire Drive. ?
According to the officer's report, the 58-year-old said while he was asleep, he "felt the male snatching on his pants pocket, trying to get his wallet. Before the 58-year-old could get up, the suspect had ripped his pants and snatched the wallet and ran out...

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Saturday August 19, 2000 12:04 am EDT

?On Wilson Road, a man said a woman hit him several times, and then threatened to get a gun and shoot him. The man is the coach of a mini-football team that the woman's son plays on. ?
?"The argument was over her son playing," noted the officer in his report.

The pastor of a church on Richardson Street said one evening that the church choir was unable to enter their church because the locks...

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Saturday August 12, 2000 12:04 am EDT
A man said his girlfriend of one week came to his home on Emily Place and demanded to talk to him. The girlfriend is a 30-year-old woman with some missing teeth and a few gold teeth. The man tried to ignore the girlfriend, and asked her to leave. She then picked up a rock and threw it through a picture-glass window in the house. Then, she grabbed a stick and smashed the mirrors on the man's... | more...

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Saturday August 5, 2000 12:04 am EDT

A man on Glenwood Avenue said he received an obscene phone call from a telemarketer with a local cable company. The man said the telemarketer called and said, "No this isn't a fucking bullshit motherfucker and so is your mama." ?
?About two hours later, the telemarketer called again and said, "You're still a motherfucker." ?
?The man did admit that he initiated the verbal bout with the...

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Saturday July 29, 2000 12:04 am EDT

A female bank teller at a bank on Peachtree Street saw a man, about 25-years-old, enter the bank from the Georgia Pacific Building. The man was wearing a plaid shirt and khaki pants. "Can I help you?" asked the bank teller. ?
?The man approached the counter and handed her a piece of paper that had "DON'T PANIC" written on it in capital letters. ?
?The bank teller closed her money drawer and...

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Saturday July 22, 2000 12:04 am EDT

A 35-year-old man was walking down Smith Street after he got off work. A witness saw an 18-year-old man jump out of some bushes and strike the 35-year-old in the head with a bat several times. The 35-year-old fell to the ground. ?
The witness and his girlfriend ran up the street to help the 35-year-old. The 18-year-old ran into a house. ?
Police talked with the 18-year-old, who said the...

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Saturday July 15, 2000 12:04 am EDT

An officer was flagged down by a 19-year-old woman at the intersection of Ashby Street and Sells Avenue.

The woman said she was walking down the street when a man, age 46, used both his hands to grab and fondle her breasts.

When the officer asked the man about the incident, the man said he was just looking for Tiger Woods.

A 28-year-old woman was walking her dog at about 7:30 p.m. near her...

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Saturday July 8, 2000 12:04 am EDT

An officer was flagged down by a 19-year-old woman at the intersection of Ashby Street and Sells Avenue. The woman said she was walking down the street when a man, age 46, used both his hands to grab and fondle her breasts.

When the officer asked the man about the incident, the man said he was just looking for Tiger Woods.

A 28-year-old woman was walking her dog at about 7:30 p.m. near her...

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Saturday July 1, 2000 12:04 am EDT
In Buckhead at 3:30 a.m., a 21-year-old Marietta man was making out with two girls in a parking lot at the intersection of Bolling Way and Buckhead Avenue. The 21-year-old man said that during the make-out session, the two girls pick-pocketed him. He's not sure which girl took his ATM card and $40 cash. Later on, he discovered that someone had withdrawn an additional $100 from his bank... | more...

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Saturday April 15, 2000 12:04 am EDT

On Regis Road, a man in yellow pants got into an argument with a 26-year-old man and a woman over the volume of music playing.

During the argument, the man in yellow pants walked outside and started firing a gun in the driveway. The 26-year-old man and woman went into the driveway to tell the man to stop. But the man in yellow pants started firing at the couple. During this time, the...

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