The majority of break-ins occurred Monday evening.
Thieves committed a large rash of auto break-ins throughout the Briarcliff area earlier this week – almost all of them on Monday – DeKalb County police said. The first rash occurred Monday evening around the interection of Briarcliff and Briarlake roads near Lakeside High School: A home burglary was also reported earlier that morning in the 2100 block of Shasta Way. Another rash occurred farther north along Briarcliff Road, mostly on the same day. Those auto break-ins are: Protect yourself during the holiday season by making sure you don't leave valuables in your vehicle. See also: News Nearby: Peek-A-Boo I See You (And Get Arrested) APD arrests flashlight wielding trio of car burglars.
APD arrests flashlight wielding trio of car burglars. The case is a good reminder that you should never leave valuables in your vehicle, especially as the holidays approach.
If you're going to break into cars, it's probably not a good idea to draw attention to yourself. By using a flashlight. At night on a major street. In front of a police officer. But that's the scene an Atlanta police officer patrolling the Little Five Points area saw while on patrol on the evening of Nov. 15 around 9:30 p.m. The officer who was patrolling the 300 block of Moreland Avenue in Little Five Points noticed someone using a flashlight in the parking lot across the street from 337 Moreland Ave. NE. The man was going from vehicle to vehicle, shining his flashlight throughout each while a woman stood watch at the edge of the parking lot. Seeing the officer, she motioned for her parter to flee and the pair jumped into a waiting …