July 31, 2021

Report for the Virginia-Highland Security Patrol for August 2021

Virginia Highland Security Patrol 

June 212021 through July 25, 2021 

The Activity Report is a summary of what our FBAC Patrol Officers do on their shifts 

Directed Patrols:  42 

Drop ins/Park and Walks:  35 

Suspicious person:  5 

Alarm Response:  2 

Suspicious Vehicle:  2 

Parking Complaints: 0 

Noise Complaints:  1 

Out of town Checks: 25 

Abandoned Auto:  0 

VAHI Patrol Member Contact: 6 

Lost Person:  0 

Street Obstruction:  0 

Wanted Persons:  0 

Intoxicated Persons:  0 

Found Property:  0 

Criminal Trespass:  0 

Info for Officers:  6 

Shots Fired:  0 

Calls for service (Cell Phone):  4 




News and Notes 


Robbery/Carjacking – 800-Block Greenwood Ave 

On Thursday June 24, 2021 just before 1:00 AM, police were dispatched in response to a carjacking at an apartment complex on the 800-Block of Greenwood Ave.  The female victim advised she was sitting in her vehicle smoking a cigarette in front of her apartment complex.  She had been sitting in the vehicle for about 10 minutes when a blue sedan pulled up next to her vehicle.  A black male exited the passenger side of the blue sedan and opened Victim’s car door.  He put a gun to her head and said, "Get the f**k out of the car or I'll shoot you" and he snatched her phone out of her hand.  A second male exited the driver side of the suspect vehicle and also held a gun to Victim.  The victim stepped out of the vehicle, and the suspects drove her stolen vehicle and their original sedan westbound on Greenwood Ave.   

Victim stated both males appear to be in their early 20's. The first male that approached her had a low haircut. She was unable to provide a clothing description of either suspects. The vehicle stolen was a blue 2016 Audi Q5 with Georgia license.  In the vehicle was the victim's brown leather backpack, a brown Tory Birch wallet, her driver’s license, and various credit cards. The phone snatched from her hand was an iPhone 8 in a sparkly case. The victim was unable to track her vehicle or her cellphone. 


Pedestrian Robbery – 800-Block Virginia Cir 

On July 10th, 2021 at 11:16 PM police responded to a report of a pedestrian robberty.  Upon arrival, an officer met with victims who stated their group of three had been walking to bars close by.  While walking southbound on Ponce de Leon Place at Virginia Circle, they were robbed at gunpoint by two young men who approached from the rear. 

One suspect ran in front of the group and pointed a handgun at the victims, saying “Give me your wallets and phones!  I’m not playing, I will shoot you.”  The other suspect stayed behind the group, pinning them.  The suspect at the rear took Victim 2’s phone and wallet.  When he realized that the wallet did not have cash in it, he returned the wallet but kept her iPhone 8.  The suspect at the front took both other victims’ phones and wallets.  Both suspects ran north on Ponce de Leon Pl, then east on Virginia and got into a gray sedan, possibly a Nissan with partial tags QT1. 

The first suspect was described as a Black male, between the ages of 16-20 years old, 5'8-5'11, slim build, dark skinned faded haircut, wearing navy top and shorts with Jordan tennis shoes and a mask covering his face.  The second suspect was described as a Black male, between 16-20 years old, 5'8-5'11, dreads, wearing a black long-sleeve jump suit.  A robbery unit was notified and arrived on scene to interview the victims.  One of the victims returned to her home to try and track the stolen phones with no success. 


Robbery/Carjacking – 665 Pylant St  

On July 17th, 2021 at 10:27 PM police were dispatched to a carjacking call.  The two female victims stated that around 10:10 PM they were parked at 665 Pylant St in their white Audi when two black males pulled up next to them in a black or dark blue sedan.  Both males approached their vehicle presenting handguns and pointed them at the victims. The first suspect, a black male about 6'0 wearing a black shirt, brown mask and has a short afro hair style. He looked to be about 17-19 years old.  The second suspect was a black male about 5'8-5'10, wearing a black shirt and black mask with braids or dreads. He looked to be about 12-15 years old.  Victim 1 stated that the older suspect told her to give him everything that she had. After handing him her cell phone he asked her where her keys were. In all the chaos she kept telling him she didn't know where the keys were. Both victims were forced to exit the vehicle and ran for safety. They stated that the older of the two suspects got into the white Audi and the younger one got back into the dark sedan and fled the scene. They were last seen heading east on Pylant St, then south on Ponce De Leon Pl. 

Please remove any items that are visible in your vehicles.  Even if you believe it is something insignificant, move it out of sight.  Keeping a clean car!  

If you see someone or something suspicious, please report it to the police.  When driving or out walking keep an eye out in the neighborhood, what you see and report just might prevent a crime. 

Reminder:  All members call 911 first if you see a crime in progress or a suspicious person or activity, and then call the Virginia Highland Security Patrol Phone. 

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