Atlanta Police perform 'slider' crime study

- Police are warning residents in Atlanta about slider crimes. Police in Zone 2 did a study of 5 weeks-worth of crime data looking for slider crimes. From July to August they found those type of crimes were more likely to occur between the hours of 6 a.m. and 10 a.m., mostly during the morning commute.

Police continue to warn drivers to be vigilant while pumping gas. Don’t leave any items such as purses in the car unattended and make sure the doors are locked.

Here is a look at the locations police said the slider crimes occurred and the number of times they happened:

  • 1176 Chattahoochee 2 * Circle K
  • 1720 Marietta Blvd 3 * Circle K
  • 2020 Bolton 5 * Chevron
  • 1678 Howell Mill 7 * QT   *clearly the new QT is the "winner" for this crime
  • 1790 Howell Mill 2 * Shell
  • 3004 Piedmont 2 * BP
  • 761 Sidney Marcus 1 * QT
  • 2325 Marietta Blvd 4 * RaceTrac
  • 3465 Northside 2 * Chevron
  • 2331 Bolton 4 * Exxon
  • 1892 Howell Mill 2 * Shell
  • 1888 Peachtree 1 * Texaco
  • 2018 Bolton 1 * Chevron
  • 1695 Northside 1 * Shell
  • 1400 W Paces Ferry 1 * Exxon
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