On Sept. 30 at 11:40 a.m., the Emory Police Department (EPD) received a terroristic threat report via telephone. The complainant said she was verbally threatened by a subject outside of Room 4124 at the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) at Egleston on Sept. 24 between 11 a.m. and noon. The complainant stated that there were numerous witnesses, including doctors and nurses, but she was unable to provide specific names. The complainant said that the subject threatened to “whoop [the complainant’s] fucking ass” and beat her up. A nurse separated the complainant and the subject, and instructed the complainant not to engage verbally with the subject. Both the complainant and the subject were at CHOA on Sept. 24 because of the birth of their shared grandchild. The complainant said that she is the maternal grandmother of the infant and the subject is the paternal grandmother.
On Oct. 2 at 11:36 a.m., EPD responded to 1364 Clifton Road in reference to a report of sexual assault.
On Oct. 2 at 1:52 p.m., EPD responded to the Depot by Kaldi’s Coffee in reference to a report of stolen property. The complainant said she left a fanny pack in the restroom at approximately 1 p.m. and didn’t realize it was missing until an unidentified customer turned it in at 1:50 p.m. She said that all contents were accounted for except for $50 cash.
On Oct. 2 at 4:07 p.m., EPD received a report of fraud call via telephone. The complainant, an Emory student, said that she received a call on Oct. 2 at 9 a.m. from an individual who stated that she worked for the U.S. Social Security Administration. The complainant said the individual told her that she was in trouble with the U.S. government and that a federal agent would be responding to her home tomorrow to arrest her. The individual told her that in order to avoid arrest, she had to go to Walmart, purchase a few gift cards with funds on them and send photos of the gift card numbers to the Social Security Administration by text message. The complainant stated that she went to Walmart and purchased three gift cards worth $1,010 in total. She said she sent the pictures of the gift card numbers to a phone number that the caller provided her at 4 p.m. on Oct. 2. The complainant stated that at this time she felt the situation was suspicious and called the police to file a report. The complainant told the officer that the only personal information she gave the caller was the last four digits of her Social Security number. She did not share any bank information with the caller.
On Oct. 2 at 6:05 p.m., EPD received a credit card fraud report via telephone. The complainant, an Emory student, said that while she was at the Robert W. Woodruff Library on Oct. 2, she received an email stating that an order for an HP hard drive valued at $496.79 was placed using her credit card at a Best Buy in Tucker, Ga., and was ready for pickup. The complainant said she immediately realized the order was fraudulent and called her bank to report the charge. The complainant said that her bank will be returning her money from this fraudulent purchase.
On Oct. 2 at 7:24 p.m., EPD responded to Callaway Memorial Center in reference to a theft report. The complainant said that he left his Segway Ninebot ES3 KickScooter outside the building while he was in class between 5:10 p.m. and 7:10 p.m. that day. When he returned at 7:10 p.m., the scooter was not where he had left it by the front door of the building. The complainant said the Segway was silver and black, with scratches on the handles and body. He valued the scooter at approximately $500. When asked if he left the keys with the scooter, the complainant replied that it didn’t require keys to start. He also stated that he is able to track the scooter via GPS, but only when the scooter is turned on.