Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Some two dozen cars were vandalized.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, January 30
INMAN PARK — Atlanta police are investigating a series of auto break-ins reported Jan. 28. Police initially responded to reports of 20 to 25 vehicles being damaged, APD spokesman Officer John Chafee said. Some of the vandalized vehicles were at 185 Montag Circle and the others were at 870 Inman Village Parkway, he said. Officers were able to interview 13 victims in their initial investigation, but only two reported that items were missing from their cars. — Péralte Paul
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Several vehicle larcenies reported, too; Grant Park Security Patrol to step up watches.
GRANT PARK — Southeast Atlanta residents are being asked to be vigilant following three burglaries on Cameron and Berne streets and car break-ins those same areas. In all three cases, the incidents occurred in the early evening, Chris Newman, chairman of the Grant Park Neighborhood Association's Public Safety Committee, told East Atlanta Patch. The burglars gained entry to the homes Monday night, there were two incidents, before 8 p.m.; on Saturday, the incident took place before 9:30 p.m., Newman said. In the Saturday incident, the burglars took a laptop, PlayStation 3 console and jewelry. A television was left behind. In the other two incidents from Monday night, the burglars tripped the home alarm systems. It's not clear what items, if…
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Though Candler Park and Lake Claire are among the safest neighborhood in the city with respect to violent crime, motor vehicle break-ins remain a serious issue.
In a city that has undergone a series of major crimes ranging from a string of armed robberies to kidnapping attempts to carjackings, residents of Candler Park and Lake Claire have largely been spared. Compared with other Atlanta Police Department neighborhood beats, APD Beat 608, which includes Candler Park and Lake Claire, is among the safest in the neighborhoods comprising East Atlanta Patch. Beat 608, which falls under APD Zone 6, ranks first in terms of safety concerning rapes and homicide and nearly impressive showings in other serious crimes, Officer Ryan Stephens told Candler Park residents Monday night at the neighborhood's monthly meeting. Even a recent spate of mobile phone snatch-and-run thefts seems to be under control. The …