Mr. Storms is correct. When he was sheriff the crime rate wasn't a fraction as high as it is now. Bladen County is now dubbed "the lawless county" and has been for quite some time. The Highway Patrol should do their job and the deputies should do theirs - concentrate on ALL crime - including property crimes. The crime rate is way too high here for the amount of people that live here.
The DA's office has something to do with that also. They are way too easy on felons. The deputies work hard to clean up the county and as soon as the criminal stands before the judge, he's back on the street. The sames ones are arrested over and over again - what happened to 3 strikes and you're out?
IT IS SHAMEFUL. OUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT NEEDS AN AWAKENING. WE WANT A CLEAN COUNTY AGAIN AND I SPEAK FOR EVERYONE HERE. CITIZENS OF BLADEN COUNTY NEED TO BAN TOGETHER TO WIPE OUT THIS HORRIBLE PROBLEM - SPEAK OUT IF YOU SEE A CRIME- THERE HAS TO BE A SOLUTION.
WE ALSO WANT ALL CRIMES TO BE REPORTED IN OUR LOCAL PAPER LIKE THEY USED TO BE. SOMEBODY MAY HAVE SEEN SOMETHING THAT MAY HELP IN SOLVING THEM.
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