Caution: This post might make you scream!
We have been talking a lot this year about crime and juvenile delinquency.
And you might remember that burglary in my neighborhood, Middle River Terrace, is way up. And you might even remember that one of the oldest houses in the City, the Annie Beck House (1914), located in Middle River Terrace Park, has been vandalized by juveniles on multiple occasions.
Here comes the screaming part ….. read on
I was disappointed that the Police and the City weren’t doing more to stop the continuing and costly damage to the Center, until I got a call from a Police Sergeant yesterday. She told me that the Police hadn’t shared with us that they had placed security cameras nearby, trained on the Annie Beck House, to catch those throwing the rocks through the windows, marking the House up with graffiti etc…. ..
And when I went to the park to see for myself, I saw that a Police Officer was actually there, doing some paperwork, keeping watch over the scene.
So why would you scream? …. The Sergeant said that there was a problem with the $500 worth of security cameras that were installed to catch the delinquents -
…. they had all been stolen !!!