Crime reports – Domestic dispute results in stabbingAn Atlanta Police vehicle. Source: Wikimedia commons
The following is a summary of some of the crime reports in Kirkwood, Edgewood and East Lake for the week of May 18 through May 24. All crime reports were provided by Atlanta Police and is presumed to be accurate.
Police report that on May 23, officers arrested a woman for stabbing a man after a domestic dispute at a home on Hardee Street. According to the complaint, the woman told the man who shared a home with her that she was kicking him out because “she was tired of supporting him and he missed his interview for a job.” The woman told police that the man pushed her and they both picked up knives, but the victim told police that he didn’t have a knife. The victim was stabbed in the arm and abdomen with three different knives, police said. “The victim left and went to his mother’s house and the suspect followed him and continued the argument,” the police report says. “Officers detained the suspect and charged her.”
On May 24, police received a report from a victim who said they agreed to meet a man in front of a Best Buy to buy iPhones. The victim gave the suspect $4,000 and was walking to the suspect’s car when the suspect ran. The victim could not catch the suspect, police said. “There have been several similar robberies this year with the same scenario,” the police report says.
On May 18, police responded to a call of an aggravated assault at a residence in the 2100 block of Hosea L. Williams Drive. The police report says, “The victim stated he asked the suspect for some money she owed him. She got upset for him asking and swung an iron at him (missing), then left the location. The victim could not give a last name for the suspect.”
On May 23, a resident of apartments on Bixby Street reported a theft from a laundry room. Someone broke into the clothes dryers and stole $40 worth of quarters, police said.
There was one theft from vehicle reported in East Lake, and a shoplifting reported at a BP gas station. Someone stole two cases of Corona Light beer. According to police, robberies in Zone 6 were down 64 percent for the week of May 18 through May 24.