From the dawn of time there has always been people who exist to take advantage of other people's hard work. The people who do this are nothing more than the dregs of the earth.
Because of the serious economic downturn we have been experiencing over the last few years, these dregs of the earth have been emboldened to steal everything that is not nailed down, and a lot of times objects that are nailed down. This past week in a busy parking lot in the middle of the day, thieves stole a catalytic converter from an SUV while the owner was close by working. The fact that these animals will surely receive their just rewards in the afterlife really doesn't help us now.
We cannot think how that our local law enforcement can keep up with this brazen thievery; we all need to be involved. If you have a business and someone brings copper or some other material to you to purchase or you're driving home and you see a strange vehicle in your neighborhood, call 911. In this case, it is better to be wrong than not to get involved at all. More residents have lately been doing just that and helping to stop crooks in the act. We have a good community that can make a difference.We are more than glad to run the picture of any thief who is caught in our community taking advantage a neighbor.