A man on Glen Iris Drive said a friend left a voice mail for him on Saturday night. On the message, the friend told a person in the background "that someone could get hurt" and gave a partial phone number before being cut off. The friend is 41 years old with a nude female "8" figure tattooed on his left shoulder blade. The man initially thought his friend was in jail, so he called all the local jails with no success. Then he called all the local hospitals -- still no luck. He also called the friend's family; they hadn't heard from him. So the man called police. The friend was later found to be in jail in Kentucky.
Two undercover officers were standing on a sidewalk on Mayson Turner Road, working a vice detail. Twice, a woman drove by, allowing the passenger -- a screaming man -- to throw marbles at the officers. Police stopped the car and arrested the man and woman. Another passenger in the car said she had been asleep the whole time and wasn't aware of anything that happened. Police released the car to her.
A 25-year-old woman on Greensferry Road said she got a phone call from someone called Messiah. Messiah said he had seen her picture at Phillips State Prison. The woman said she has a friend at that particular prison. Messiah said he knew the woman's address. The woman called police because she was concerned and lives alone. According to the police report, Messiah hails from Jonesboro, Ga.
A 22-year-old woman said her roommate accused her of reading her diary when they lived in Austell. As a result, the 22-year-old moved out of the Austell apartment. She got a new apartment on Lenox Road in Atlanta. One morning, the 22-year-old discovered that someone had used Magic Marker to write "LIAR" across the hood of her car. Also, there were several pieces of AIDS literature taped to the car. The 22-year-old said the former roommate called her, and threatened to "kick her ass" and kill her. The 22-year-old said the threats are getting worse as time passes, and the former roommate wasn't supposed to know her new address.
Around 8 a.m., an employee at a hotel on Peachtree Road saw a homeless man eating a continental breakfast. She notified the manager. When the manager approached, the homeless man got up and walked toward the door. On the way out, the homeless man said, "Thanks a lot, you messed it up for me" and threw a glass of milk on the female employee. The employee said the homeless man is known to frequent the hotel and sleep in the hallways. The continental breakfast is free to registered hotel guests, but unregistered guests must pay $5.95.
A 22-year-old woman said a man threw gas on her face and clothes while she was at a gas station on Sylvan Road. She said the man fled in a gray Ford Mustang. The officer found the man, who said the woman actually hit his car with her car at the gas pumps, and that's how gas spilled out of his car. The officer saw no marks on his Mustang or on the woman's car. "There were two conflicting stories ..." wrote the officer. "Police could not figure out who was at fault." The officer advised the woman to take out a warrant on the man. Nothing further.
A 60-year-old police officer filed a report in which he was the victim. For the past three months, he has been renovating his home on Allendale Drive. During that time, he let a middle-aged man live in his home temporarily. "This arrangement included his responsibility to pay one-half of all utilities, gas, electric, water," the officer wrote. "This boarding situation accommodated his labor on the house and another property, but I terminated the arrangement (the week before) following a dispute with him over his responsibilities and lifestyle."
At the time, the officer also suspected that the man stole an air conditioner and air compressor, two items the officer was saving for a charity sale. The following Monday, the officer arrived home and discovered that his car had been stolen from his driveway. The next Friday, the officer arrived home and found a notice that Georgia Natural Gas had responded to his home on a complaint of a possible gas leak. No one was at home, the gas service was disconnected, and the meter was removed. The notice indicated that the "meter index was missing" due to tampering. The officer hasn't been able to find his former roommate.
A 25-year-old woman was pushing a stroller containing her 1-year-old son. She said she stopped and put her wallet on the stroller while she attended to "something yonder" for a minute. She saw a man in a white hat riding a silver bike around the stroller. She believes the man took her wallet. The wallet contained four Social Security cards (for different members of her family) and $163 cash.
One Saturday night, an emergency medic was dispatched to Little Five Points to tend to a woman who fell. The woman, age 36, wore lime green shorts and a lime jogging jacket. The medic treated her and took her to Grady for further treatment. He noted that the woman had been drinking, but she was still coherent and could answer all his questions.
En route to Grady, the woman said the Department of Family and Children Services took her children away from her. She got belligerent. Once in the hospital room, she became violent. She kicked a nurse in the head, and kicked the medic in the groin so hard he suffered fluid buildup around the testicles. The medic was sent home, unable to complete his shift due to the injury. The woman was charged with aggravated assault.
All items in The Blotter are taken from actual Atlanta police reports and are public record.
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