The Blotter September 26 2001

A 26-year-old man said a female acquaintance was upset with him. The woman came over to his house on Chatham Avenue and threw a pregnancy test through the window. The man left the house and was walking down the street, when the woman sprayed his back with Mace. The man threw a rock at her car. She fled before police arrived.

A 40-year-old woman said she was playing with some cats behind an apartment complex on Glenwood Avenue. She said an elderly woman, age 75 to 80, rushed at her, screaming. The elderly woman pushed her against a fence. The 40-year-old woman fell, hitting her head, leg and elbow.

The 40-year-old reported the incident to police, and gave the elderly woman's apartment number. An officer went to the elderly woman's house, and she apologized for pushing the 40-year-old down the stairs in the parking lot. The 40-year-old accepted the apology and decided not to press charges.

But the next day, the officer was dispatched to the same location. The 40-year-old said the elderly woman pushed her again, while she was in an elevator. The officer told her how to obtain a warrant.

An 18-year-old woman on Clifton Road called police and said her boyfriend, age 19, was upset with her because she wore his shirt. The boyfriend demanded that she wash the shirt. She said he grabbed her around the neck and shouted, "I'll kill you." Then, he punched her in the eye. The woman refused medical treatment for her eye. The boyfriend fled.

An officer responded to a domestic fight on Oakridge Avenue and spoke with a 24-year-old woman. The woman said she and her boyfriend were sitting in his brown Pontiac Grand Prix, talking. The boyfriend said he had somewhere to go. She asked if she could go with him. The boyfriend said no. She refused to get out of the car. The woman said the boyfriend grabbed her and hit her with his fists. She got out of the car and ran toward her house. According to the report, the boyfriend, who had no legs, chased her "on his hands." He grabbed and pulled out a patch of her hair.

The boyfriend fled before police arrived. The girlfriend had bruises on her arm and leg, and scratches on her face.

At the intersection of Lakewood Avenue and Metropolitan Parkway, police saw a 30-year-old blond woman in a rainbow-striped dress walking up and down the road for about 30 minutes. Eventually, a man, age 53, stopped and picked her up. The cops followed the man's car to a church, where he parked with the woman in the dark.

After waiting several minutes, police approached the car. The woman was arrested for "pedestrian soliciting a ride." The man wasn't charged. The woman told police she would give them information on a drug house and would be willing to make some buys.

A 22-year-old woman said she had received harassing phone calls from a fortysomething woman with missing teeth. The younger woman said the fortysomething woman came to her home on Orlando Place one morning and parked her red Beretta in front.

According to the officer's written report, the fortysomething woman created a disturbance "by shouting and using fowl language." (Officer's typo, not mine.)

An officer responded to a domestic fight call on Chivers Street and spoke to a 30-year-old woman with a busted lip. The woman said her live-in boyfriend hit her in the mouth. While the officer was questioning the boyfriend, the woman got a fork and started stabbing the boyfriend. The officer repeatedly asked the woman to stop, but she kept stabbing her boyfriend. The officer pulled her off the boyfriend, but she grabbed his hair and pulled it. The boyfriend suffered cuts on his face, back and fingers.

The apartment had broken glass and furniture thrown everywhere. The woman was charged with aggravated assault, the man with simple battery.

A 44-year-old woman was out of town for four days. When she returned to her apartment on 13th street, she discovered that someone had entered the apartment. Everything had been removed from her closet and tossed around. The closet door had been removed and replaced with Sheetrock over the opening.

Urine was left in the toilet. The woman suspects her landlord, who also owns the apartments, because he is the only other person with a key.

An officer responded to a burglary call on Beecher Street at a home that belongs to a 77-year-old woman. The woman wouldn't come to the door. The officer called her and figured out that there was no burglary, but the elderly woman had misplaced her keys and couldn't open the locked door.

Another officer advised that the woman has called police repeatedly in the past about losing her keys. A fire squad responded and opened a front window.

The first officer walked inside the house and saw there was no food and the elderly woman's body and clothes were soiled with human waste. He called the Department of Family and Children Services, and a representative said she would leave a message for a caseworker but could not advise a response time or offer a resolution.

The officer called an ambulance and sent the woman to Grady Hospital.

At the corner of Peachtree and Harris streets, police detained a man who was reportedly jumping up and down on the tops of two Georgia State Patrol vehicles. The man was taken to the psychiatric wing at Grady Hospital.

On Ontario Avenue, a woman said her boyfriend, age 59, got upset because she went to the store with another guy. The boyfriend walked up to her and cut her right breast with a razor blade. The woman suffered a minor cut about 5 inches long.??

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