Police were seen patrolling the perimeter of the plant Monday, even as suburban teens threw bricks at buildings and thieves continued to load pickup trucks with scrap metal.
Last week, Bing’s office and the police department told us they were oblivious to a large backhoe and dozens of scrappers who have been aggressively tearing apart the asbesto-laden Packard over the past three months.
The money is quick and easy – and the metal market is booming, producing record profits for shady scrapyards and a modest living for scrappers.
Investigation: Thieves tear apart Packard Plant for scrap metal in broad daylight; neighbors at risk
Scrapping thieves have become alarmingly more daring and audacious as police have virtually ignored an organized scrapping operation that has sprung up at the abandoned Packard Plant in Detroit.
The investigation is focused on contracts with outside companies, among other financial transactions, sources told the Motor City Muckraker. The news comes at a vulnerable time for the library system.
Police not only knew about the club; they may have provided security and limos for the upscale clientele who attended the swingers club while still on-duty, local authorities told the Motor City Muckraker this morning.
Board of Police Commissioner Jessica Taylor is the director of training at TJA Staffing Services, which received the no-bid contract on Oct. 25.
So can you celebrate by sparking up a joint in any of these cities? Not yet, advocates cautioned.
“You aren’t leaving until you delete that damn picture,” a male campaign volunteer hollered as he poked his finger at my chest.
The Vietnam-style helicopter flew so low that the wind from the rotor tossed Terry McIninch’s children like “rag dolls” and damaged his motor home and 1971 Chevy El Camino, according to a recent lawsuit.