On the Security Scene
Landings Security, CES, and CCPD responded to the intersection of Diamond Causeway and Lake Street for a vehicle accident with injuries between two residents on Tuesday, December 24. The driver of the first vehicle was attempting a left turn from Diamond Causeway onto Lake Street, and the driver of the second vehicle was travelling west (toward the bridge) in the right lane. The first driver thought the second driver was turning onto Lake Street as well, so he moved into the intersection to follow behind the vehicle. Unfortunately, by the time he realized the other driver was not turning, it was too late to avoid the collision. The first driver did not sustain any injuries; however, CCPD cited him for failure to yield. The second driver was transported to the hospital for minor injuries by her husband. Both vehicles were removed from the scene via a tow truck.
On Sunday, December 29, Landings Security, CES, and CCPD responded to the intersection of Lake Street and Meeting Street for a vehicle accident with injuries between a resident and a non-resident. The driver of the first vehicle was travelling north (toward the Deer Creek Village Gate) on Lake Street when the driver of the second vehicle pulled out from Meeting Street, attempting to turn left onto Lake Street. The first driver was unable to avoid hitting the second driver’s vehicle, and the collision caused significant damage to both vehicles. A passenger in the second vehicle was treated on scene for injuries before being transported to the hospital. The driver of the second vehicle was cited for failure to yield, and both vehicles were removed from the scene via a tow truck.
Landings Security and CCPD responded to The Landings Association’s parking lot for a two-vehicle accident on Tuesday, December 31. Upon arrival, officers spoke with a resident who advised that he was backing up in the parking lot and struck the Security Director’s work vehicle, which was parked at the time. Both vehicles sustained minor damages.
On Tuesday, December 31, Landings Security and CCPD responded to the four-way stop at Diamond Causeway and Green Island Road/McWhorter Drive for a two-vehicle accident without injuries between a resident and a non-resident. The driver of the first vehicle advised that she was making a left turn and already was in the intersection when the driver of the second vehicle enter the intersection and struck the front passenger side of the first vehicle. No injuries were reported, and both vehicles sustained minor damages. The driver of the second vehicle was issued a citation.
On Wednesday, December 18, Landings Security and CES responded to a residence on Hetherington Lane for a report of a fire. Upon arrival, CES determined that the fire was a stovetop fire resulting in minor damages to the stove, microwave, and cabinet. The cause of the fire is believed to be a result of the owner’s dog jumping up to get some cookie dough on the stove and accidentally turning on the stove. The fire was extinguished by CES, and no injuries were reported.
Landings Security and CES responded to The Landings Association’s Public Works building for a report of an electrical fire. An electrical box at the entrance to the cart path leading from Public Works to Landings Way South had caught fire. Public Works personnel extinguished the fire before Security and CES responded to the area. Georgia Power also was contacted to respond regarding the incident. The fire resulted in power outages in the area as well as two carbon monoxide alarms. The cause of the fire is unknown.
Landings Security responded to Landings Harbor Marina on Saturday, December 28 for a report of a theft. Upon arrival, a Security officer spoke with a resident who advised that her crab trap had been stolen from Landings Harbor between 7:45 p.m. the previous evening and 9 a.m. Saturday morning. The crab trap is a red and yellow custom crab trap, and the resident’s information was zip-tied to the trap. Security personnel are reviewing camera footage in an attempt to locate the trap or the individual responsible for stealing it.
Landings Security and CES responded to the intersection of Franklin Creek Road South and Riding Lane for a report of a gas leak on Wednesday, December 25. It was reported that there was an occasional smell of natural gas in the area. CES checked the area and could smell natural gas at times but was unable to pinpoint the location. Atlanta Gas responded to the area and secured the leak. The cause of the leak is unknown.
On Thursday, December 26, Landings Security responded to Delegal Road for a possible gas leak. The responding officer noted an occasional smell of natural gas in the area and requested CES assistance. CES personnel also noted the smell of natural gas but could not determine a location for the leak. Atlanta Gas responded to the area and secured the leak. The cause of the leak is unknown.
Landings Security received a report of vandalism on Tuesday, December 24. The resident stated that she found her Christmas angels on the ground when she returned to her home on Carlow Lane on Sunday morning. She advised that the decorations were attached to stakes with wire and then placed in the ground to keep them from moving. She further stated that someone had to purposely move them for the angels to end up on the ground. Extra patrols were conducted in the area.
On Wednesday, January 1, Landings Security responded to Deveaux Lane for a report of vandalism. The resident advised that he noticed vandalism to his vehicles, driveway, and mailbox when he walked out to the mailbox that morning. There was syrup on his vehicles and driveway and what appeared to be ketchup on the driveway and in the mailbox. The resident advised that there were some children on an unregistered golf cart which had gotten stuck in the mud approximately a week ago, and a speaker with the initials “HWA” was left behind. He believes they may have done the vandalism. Extra patrols are being performed in the area.
On Sunday, December 22, while conducting routine patrols at Landings Harbor Marina, Landings Security noticed a boat which appeared to be leaning slightly. Upon further investigation, officers noticed that the boat was taking on water. The owner of the boat was identified via Boat Cloud, and the on-duty supervisor successfully contacted the owner. The boat owner responded to the location immediately with a pump and resolved the problem without any further issues.
A resident contacted the Main Gate on Sunday, December 22, to report a suspicious incident which occurred at the Oakridge Club the previous evening. The resident stated that she and her husband were dining at the Oakridge Club between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Upon leaving, the message center of their vehicle alerted them to an object in one of the tires. The resident advised that one of the tires had been cut, and a razor blade was found inside the tire. She further explained that the vehicle was parked in the Oakridge Club parking lot near the clubhouse, and there was only one vehicle parked next to them. There did not appear to be any further damages to the vehicle. The resident did not wish to contact CCPD regarding the incident and requested extra patrols of the parking lot. The report was forwarded to Club personnel, and extra patrols are being performed.
On Wednesday, January 1, at approximately 12:20 a.m., an unknown caller reported that a man, who appeared to be intoxicated, possibly injured his head before getting into his golf cart at the intersection of Franklin Creek Road South and Westcross Road. Security patrols responded and conducted a search of the area but were unable to locate the golf cart, the driver, or the individual who reported the incident. Extra patrols were conducted throughout the morning hours.
This article was originally published by The Landings Association on their website. Visit landings.org to read the original article. https://landings.org/news/2020/01/03/security-scene