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In Buckhead at 3:30 a.m., a 21-year-old Marietta man was making out with two girls in a parking lot at the intersection of Bolling Way and Buckhead Avenue. The 21-year-old man said that during the make-out session, the two girls pick-pocketed him. He's not sure which girl took his ATM card and $40 cash. Later on, he discovered that someone had withdrawn an additional $100 from his bank account.

The 21-year-old told police that he was very drunk, and did not know either of the female suspects.

An officer responded to an accident call at Campbellton Road. Upon arrival, the officer saw a 53-year-old male lawyer sitting in the driver's seat of a Nissan 300ZX. The lawyer was wearing gray slacks, loafers and a white dress shirt. "Apparently [the lawyer] was travelling eastbound on Campbellton Road when he either 'passed out' or fell asleep and struck a utility pole," the officer wrote in his report.

The lawyer sustained injuries to his head and knee. Emergency medical workers told the officer that the lawyer smelled strongly of alcohol. The officer ordered a blood-alcohol level test, and arrested the lawyer for DUI.

The lawyer said he had some money in his gray slacks, and medical workers had cut off his slacks when they tried to rescue him from the car.

"This officer was unable to locate those pants," the officer noted in his report.

A 52-year-old man from Thonotosassa, Fla., said he picked up a prostitute in Atlanta. Later, he gave the prostitute a ride to a residence on Etheridge Court, where the prostitute said she lived. The Florida man said when he and the prostitute arrived at the location, a man who was missing several teeth tried to grab him and jumped on the car. The Florida man tried to fight the second man. Then, Florida man pressed on the gas pedal in an effort to throw the second man from the car. The Florida man didn't see the embankment in front of the car, and the car zoomed over the embankment and fell about 20 feet.

The Florida man was sent to Grady Hospital to be treated for back injuries. But the man with missing teeth fled the scene of the accident.

Later that day, the man with missing teeth realized he had some broken ribs and called an ambulance. An officer asked the man how he got hurt. The man said he was in an accident that the day-watch officer had worked on.

The man with missing teeth was arrested for entering an auto, simple battery and disorderly conduct.

An officer searched the man's pants and found a piece of suspected crack cocaine weighing 11.72 grams. The man was duly charged with drug possession and taken to jail.

An officer responded to a call on Piedmont Avenue concerning people using drugs. Upon arrival, the officer saw a 31-year-old woman exit a red 2000 Jeep Wrangler. The officer asked the woman for identification. She returned to the Wrangler to retrieve her ID.

The officer asked if she had any narcotics on her body or in the car.

The woman said no, she did not.

The officer asked for consent to search her car. The woman asked if the officer had a warrant. The officer said, no, he didn't have a warrant -- that's why he needed her consent to search the car.

The woman said, sure, you can search my car, but not my purse.

The officer looked in the car. He opened the glove compartment and found 33 tablets of suspected Ecstasy.

The woman lunged across the driver's seat and tried to snatch the tablets from the officer's hand. She was then arrested for drug possession.

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