The Blotter May 21 2003

An officer yelled, "Police search warrant!" in front of a home on Delevan Street. Police removed burglar bars from the front door and walked inside. Two men were in the house. The living room contained no furniture, but many small puppies were in the room. "The search of the interior of the house was difficult due to the dog feces on the floor throughout the location," the officer wrote. Under a window, police found a bag of suspected crack cocaine. Both men were arrested.

A female caseworker for the Department of Family and Children Services reported threats. The caseworker said around midnight, a female client called and said her child's father threatened her and the caseworker. The child's father said, "I should kill you and get that big-breasted, think she fine [caseworker]." and "I am going to get [the caseworker]."

The caseworker said the child's father has accused her of trying to sell the child, and befriending the judge during her investigations.

At a post office on Jackson Parkway, a mail supervisor found a red box containing what appeared to be old military ammunition. The red box, which had a return address in New Jersey, was removed from the post office and taken outside. A SWAT team arrived and determined that the package was safe.

The Atlanta office of the Consulate General of France reported that their French flag was stolen from the front of the building, which faces Piedmont Road.

An officer was working undercover on the corner of Ralph David Abernathy Road and Ira Street. A 43-year-old woman flagged down the officer. She wore pink shorts, a red sweater and a black shirt. "Do you like big titties?" asked the woman, who then exposed her breasts and fondled them in full view of the officer and passing motorists. The woman agreed to perform oral sex for $10. She was arrested and went to jail.

The woman is known as "Big Momma" and weighs about 230 pounds.

A 68-year-old man is wheelchair-bound and now lives with his son on Constitution Road. However, the elderly man used to live in the Lakewood area, where he befriended a woman known as "Skinny Minnie." She still comes to see him sometimes. She is a drug addict, and the elderly man previously gave her money. One day, she showed up and asked for money. No, said the elderly man. Skinny Minnie started yelling, so the elderly man went outside. She followed him and turned over his wheelchair. Then, she went into his pants pocket and stole $260 from his wallet.

A citizen passing by called 911 for the elderly man, who was bruised. He told police that Skinny Minnie hangs around the corner of Lakewood Avenue and Claire Drive, with all the other crack addicts.

At a doughnut shop on Roswell Road, a 31-year-old man said a middle-aged man held the door while he walked out of the shop. The 31-year-old didn't say "thank you." The middle-aged man said, "You're welcome," and walked to the counter. The 31-year-old said, "That's not a parking space," referring to the location that the middle-aged man had parked. The middle-aged man got in his face and said, "I will kick your geeking ass." No, you won't, said the 31-year-old. The middle-aged man then slapped the 31-year-old across the face, got his order of doughnuts and drove away in a SUV.

Someone scrawled graffiti on the poolhouse at Garden Hills Pool on Pinetree Drive. The words "clean" and "Z101" were on the inside walls. According to an employee, this has happened before.

A 25-year-old man from New York City was visiting Atlanta. He met a young woman, who is 6 feet 1 inches tall. He brought her back to his hotel room on 14th Street. Then, he hopped into the shower. When he emerged from the shower, the young woman was gone, along with his pen ($60), $200 cash, and his watch (worth $5,000).

An Atlanta police officer reported: "While on duty at the Zone Five Mobile Precinct, I sustained injuries to my right knee. I was sitting at my desk clearing up paperwork before going out on the street. I attempted to slide my chair back from the desk and get up. The chair had gum stuck to the right rear leg of the chair and would not slide easily. I slid the chair back and got up to exit my office. When I stepped on my full weight on my right leg, my right knee buckled and gave way."

A 41-year-old woman said she used to be friends with a muscular blond woman, but the woman started calling her many times a day. The 41-year-old told the muscular blonde to leave her alone, and she complied. The 41-year-old said there was no romantic relationship with the muscular blonde. The 41-year-old is undergoing chemotherapy and after an appointment, she came home and fell asleep. When she woke up, the muscular blonde was sitting in her living room, talking about Scriptures. The muscular blonde finally left when asked, but the 41-year-old is very afraid.

A police officer was flagged down at the corner of Pine and Peachtree streets. A 45-year-old man said he was hit in the eye by another man wearing a white shirt and gray pants. His eye was swollen. The 45-year-old said the suspect ran into the bushes. A few minutes later, they found the suspect, who had removed his shirt. He was sweating profusely. The officer asked why he was sweating so much. "He first stated he was on drugs, then changed his story, saying he was playing basketball," the officer wrote.

The man was arrested for simple battery.

All items in The Blotter are taken from actual Atlanta police reports and are public record.

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