These robberies are going to make delivery drivers refuse to go to certain areas of downtown Wilmington after dark. Robbing a delivery driver would have been unthinkable twenty years ago. Today it seems to be quite common.
I recall the Chinese delivery man who was shot dead on Queen Street last year. The kids, after killing him, sat down and ate the food, and after enjoying every tidbit, they went back to the car and robbed the corpse.
There is a disturbing breakdown of moral restraint among certain elements of our community. So many young males have embraced the thug culture celebrated in rap lyrics. I never thought I would live to see the day that robbing, raping, and killing would be considered cool, but "cool" these crimes seem to be in the world of Hip Hop.
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