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Sirens & Gavels

Residents react to property crimes cut

Veronica Evans had her front door kicked in recently in the Chief Garry Park area. After she replaced the door, someone has tried to enter her home twice more. (Dan Pelle)
Veronica Evans had her front door kicked in recently in the Chief Garry Park area. After she replaced the door, someone has tried to enter her home twice more. (Dan Pelle)

Veronica Evans had her front door kicked in recently in the Chief Garry Park area. After she replaced the door, someone has tried to enter her home twice more. (SRphoto/Dan Pelle)

The thieves are brazen in Veronica Evans’ neighborhood. They kicked in her door three weeks ago and ransacked her home, stealing valuables and leaving her fearful.

They’ve hit other homes near Chief Garry Park, too. At least 17. And they tried to burglarize Evans’ home twice more since she installed a new door.

She and her neighbors aren’t sitting idly by.

“People are just fed up and angry because it continues to happen,” Evans said.

Read the rest of my story here.



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