Two thieves in a vehicle slammed through the plate-glass windows of Lafayette Foods early this morning.
The safest place for my car also happens to be the site of a former chop shop. My car also was stolen from the same abandoned driveway.
Firefighters perused the debris for a scrapper who had become pinned in the debris.
Brush Park residents and Tigers fans are getting robbed, sometimes at gunpoint.
Who are the scrappers? They are laid-off autoworkers, drug addicts, high school dropouts and others trying to get by.
While residents are deprived of a safe, clean environment, the company is raking in federal tax subsidies for low-income residents and people with disabilities.
From manhole covers to ornate copper roofs, thieves are leaving nothing untouched to cash in on historically high metal prices.
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.
The theft marks another embarrassing, eye-opening moment for a fire department battling more blazes with fewer firefighters, trucks and gear.