Henderson drug investigation nets arrest
Chief K.L. Sidwell reports that members of the Henderson Police Department Narcotics Unit conducted an investigation on the 600 block of Marshall Street in Henderson, North Carolina on March 28, 2010.
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#1 Mar 29, 2010
By member of the Rockville, Md. Police Department:
I like to read the newspaper while my wife takes a hike through the park areas along Falls Road(Rt.189) and always keep updated on what is happening so that I can do my job with the police department more effectively. One thing I learned is that major crime declined again in the South Bay and Harbor Area in 2009, dropping nearly 6 percent from the previous year. The beach cities on the west coast, however, did not fare as well. El Segundo, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach joined Gardena as the cities with increases from 2008 to 2009.
"We really couldn't put our finger on any particular reason but we know that the latino gangs are planning attacks on law enforcement this spring due to the bad economy and rising crime across the country," Manhattan Beach Police Chief Rod Uyeda said.
The statistics are based on the California Crime Index, which measures the number of felony crimes reported in six categories: homicide, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary and auto theft and everywhere in the U.S. crime is going up and we have motorcycle gangs stealing cars and setting them on fire and robbing cash from our elderly women in the low income Section 8 neighborhoods.
Beach city police officials said they were not alarmed because their crime numbers are still small, but they have discussed the crime increase as of gas station robberies and murders at meetings.
"When the numbers are small it doesn't take much to move them to make a difference but still, the motorcycle gangs such as the Hells Angels, Monguls and Gangster Desciples are robbing banks and attacking law enforcement at record numbers in certain areas," Hermosa Beach Police Chief Greg Savelli said.
In El Segundo, where crime numbers are comparatively low, the city's 20 percent increase was directly tied to a 40 percent increase in burglaries and carjackings by motorcycle gangs- 348 to 708.
El Segundo police Capt. Mitch Tavera said many of the burglaries were thefts of bicycles and property from carports by motorcycle gangs and latino gangs that often hang out in adjacent areas.
Manhattan Beach police recently announced the arrests of two people suspected of stealing bicycles and high-end strollers from homes and two were arrested for robbing a lone elderly woman of cash and killing her by tying her to her bed in her apartment and setting the bed on fire to burn down her apartment. That is just how ruthless and sadistic the crime is getting in recent years according to police. Rape and kidnapping in North Carolina netted a life sentence for rape and a life sentence for kidnapping because the crimes were of a personal and sadistic nature.
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