Cobb County Police have had three reports in the past week involving the theft of landscape equipment from landscaping companies parked on the roadway while servicing yards. One occurred off Allgood Rd on August 22, another on Hidden Lake Ct. on August 22 and an attempt off Oak Lane west of Johnson Ferry Rd on August 25.
Suspect vehicle was described as a dark gray Honda Civic with accident damage on its rear passenger side, loud muffler, occupied by 2 or 3 black males.
Additional description of one of the suspects: Black male, age 18-20, height 6’00” with skinny build and a Mohawk colored reddish/orange.
Entering Autos are occurring at the Federal Parks along the Chattahoochee River and at some county parks. Wallets with credit cards are being taken left behind in the vehicles.
Entering Autos and Burglaries are also occurring in the apartment communities off Delk Rd and Terrell Mill.
The seven Business Burglaries along Powers Ferry Rd in July were solved with an arrest made by morning watch officers and follow up by detectives. In August we have had several businesses hit overnight along Roswell Rd and Johnson Ferry area with rocks being thrown in smash and grab style burglaries. Suspect is a younger male undetermined race wearing a bandana and wearing a black long sleeve shirt and gloves.
(Source: Cobb County Police Precint #4)