South Charlotte Blotter: Aug. 24

Man robbed at gunpoint at Golf Ridge Apartments

A 32-year-old man says he was robbed while sitting in his car Monday, Aug. 20, at south Charlotte’s Golf Ridge Apartments.

The man was in his car around 4 p.m. when two people walked up to him, according to a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police report. One of the men pulled out a gun and demanded everything the man had, which included a laptop and various computer equipment belonging to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, the report said. The value of the items stolen was not listed in the report.

The incident took place in the 8200 block of Golf Ridge Drive, off Ballantyne Commons Parkway near Piper Glen.


The following incidents were reported in south Charlotte by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department:


Home Break-ins

• 6400 block of Round Hill Road: Window smashed and door kicked in, causing $450 in damage. Nothing listed as stolen. Aug. 18

• 10200 block of Cedar Trail Lane: Television, gaming system and accessories, iPads, camera and iPod, worth $3,210 total, stolen. Aug. 18

• 8400 block of Eagle Glen: iPads, school rings, jewelry, backpack and keyboard, worth $46,186 total, stolen. Aug 18

• 600 block of Vendue Place: Phone and iPad, worth $650 total, stolen. Aug. 20

• 9800 block of Leaf Arbor Lane: $727 stove stolen. Aug. 20


Car Break-ins

• 5900 block of Providence Road: Person scared away while breaking into car. Aug. 18

• 11400 block of Wellshire Commons Circle: $400 in tools stolen. Aug. 19

• 1700 block of Montford Drive: Laptop and accessories, camera, iPod, passport, wallet, iPad, baseball equipment, GPS unit, makeup bag and camera lenses, worth $9,650 total, stolen from multiple vehicles. Aug. 19

• 5700 block of Old Providence Road: $48 stolen from vehicle. Aug. 20


Car Theft

• 3200 block of Margellina Drive: 1997 Dodge truck, worth $2,500, stolen. Aug. 19



• Maggiano’s, 4400 Sharon Road: Meal, worth $154, not paid for. Aug. 20

• 4500 block of Fox Brook Lane: Identity stolen to open credit accounts. Aug. 20

• 3900 block of Sharon Road: $1,567.90 in checks forged. Aug. 20



• CVS, 306 E. Woodlawn Road: $50 phone stolen. Aug. 17

• Walmart, 1830 Galleria Blvd.: $3 in beer stolen. Aug. 19

• Walmart, 1830 Galleria Blvd.: $10.60 in audio equipment stolen. Aug. 19

• Belk, SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Road: $45 belt stolen. Aug. 20

• Dillard’s, SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Road: $1,377 in shirts and jeans stolen. Aug. 20



• 1300 block of Hill Road: $360 bumper stolen. Aug. 19

• 7500 block of British Gardens Lane: Wallet and contents and keys, worth $171 total, stolen. Aug. 20



• 5600 block of Via Romano Drive: $2,000 damage in hit-and-run. Aug. 18

• 9800 block of Rea Road: $1,500 damage in hit-and-run. Aug. 19

• 12500 block of Heinsbury Place: Paint poured on two vehicles, causing unknown amount of damage. Aug. 19

• 13000 block of Johnston Road: $2,000 damage in hit-and-run. Aug. 20

• SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Road: Car keyed, causing $500 damage. Aug. 20

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