Police Briefs

Matthew Artz
Monday October 21, 2002

n Assault with deadly weapon 

Two homeless men were talking at the corner of Shattuck Avenue and Haste Street at about 5:20 p.m. Wednesday, when a third homeless man arrived on the scene. According to police the third man attacked one of the men and continually kicked him in the head. The victim sustained numerous cuts and bruises and was taken to Highland Hospital for medical care. The suspect was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon, his feet.  

n Squatters 

A resident manager of an apartment complex on the 2400 block of Piedmont Avenue alerted police Wednesday night that a group of drug addicts had seized control of a vacated apartment. When officers arrived, they found four trespassers inside with methamphetamine and a large quantity of used and unused syringes. All four were arrested.