Posts tagged with "zone 6"

Zone 6 crime hits lull before holiday season

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 3, 2014

Crime in Atlanta’s Zone 6 precinct has tapered off ahead of the holiday season. Atlanta Police Lt. D. Floyd spoke at a recent Neighborhood Planning Unit-O meeting and told members that the NPU-O neighborhoods, Kirkwood, Edgewood and East Lake, have seen an average 15 percent decrease in Part 1 crimes. Officers said they are making […]

Crime reports – Man robbed twice by same suspect

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 20, 2014

The following are summaries of Zone 6 police reports filed between Oct. 5 and Oct. 11.  The Atlanta Police Department provided the reports they are presumed to be accurate.  East Atlanta A man robbed in East Atlanta on Oct. 8 told police has a theory about who the suspect might be. The robbery occurred in […]

Atlanta Police: Auto thefts up in Zone 6

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 18, 2014

Keep an eye on your cars, folks. Atlanta Police report that there’s been an increase in auto thefts in Zone 6, which includes Kirkwood. According to crime statistics released by APD, there were 18 auto thefts for the week ending Aug. 9. That’s up 29 percent compared with the same week last year, but auto […]

Zone 6 – Victim shot during robbery in Kirkwood

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 4, 2014

The following reports were provided by Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 6 precinct for the week ending July 26. The reports are presumed to be accurate. Kirkwood On July 20, police received a report about a robbery at 86 Warren Street. Two victims told police they were hanging out with the suspect, who became angry and […]

Zero crime – East Lake leads Zone 6

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 27, 2014

According to the most recent report from Atlanta Police, there were exactly zero crimes reported in East Lake in the first full week of May. Atlanta’s Zone 6 police precinct routinely publishes crime summaries that include all of the Part 1 crimes reported in each of its beats. Part 1 crimes are those considered most likely […]

Crime briefs – Stealing from a stroller

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 29, 2014

The following crime summaries are provided by Atlanta Police Department Zone 6 and are presumed to be accurate. Kirkwood On April 8, police received a report that man stole a purse off of a woman’s stroller in Bessie Branham Park. The victim told police she was standing 30 feet away. The suspect stole $120 in cash, […]

Smart fighting – Crime decline in Atlanta, Kirkwood

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 25, 2014

Crime grabs headlines, but that doesn’t always mean crime is on the rise. In Atlanta, crime continues to decline at a pace that’s faster than the national average, according to a recent report produced by the Atlanta Police Foundation. The report on 2013 crime statistics found that crimes reported in Atlanta have dropped by 33 percent […]

Kirkwood: Suspects in bike trail shooting on the loose

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 27, 2013

Atlanta Police are still seeking suspects in a Dec. 26 shooting that left one man dead and another man injured. The shooting happened on a bike trail in Kirkwood, around the 200 block of Rogers Street NE in Atlanta, GA. The late afternoon shooting involved two male suspects who approached the three victims – two […]

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