A SPOKANE WOMAN WHO'S BEEN A VICTIM OF PROPERTY CRIME
MULTIPLE TIMES, SAYS SHE'S FED UP, AND SOMETHING MORE
NEEDS TO BE DONE WITHIN THE CITY.
KXLY 4'S GRACE DITZLER IS WORKING FOR YOU.
GRACE, THIS WOMAN'S HOME WAS BROKEN INTO JUST LAST
CAROLE BULLOCK SAYS THIS IS NOW HER 4TH TIME BEING
A VICTIM OF PROPERTY CRIME AT HER HOME AND BUSINESS.
SHE SAYS SHE'S FRUSTRATED WITH THE AMOUNT OF PROPERTY
CRIME IN THE CITY, AND WITH THE WAY THE POLICE HANDLE
THESE TYPES OF CASES.
CAROLE BULLOCK IS UNFORUNATELY, NO STRANGER TO PROPERTY
it's really a violation i feel so violatedW6 22
IN 2012 HER CAR WAS STOLEN AND HER HOME BROKEN INTO.
THIS SUMMER, PROPERTY WAS STOLEN FROM HER SPA IN DOWNTOWN
AND LAST NIGHT, SHE WAS HIT AGAIN.
the perpetror stole two guns, some cash, our passports
my checkbook register for our business, so some serious
CAROLE SAYS SHE'S FRUSTRATED WITH THE WAY POLICE HANDLED
THIS CASE YESTERDAY, AND HER OTHER PROPERTY CRIMES.
it was like pulling teeth to get them to take fingerprints
and take any evidence back :8W8 22
THE SPOKANE POLICE DEPARTMENT SAYS DNA ISN'T TYPICALLY
COLLECTED AT PROPERTY CRIME SCENES.
Property crimes unfortunately there is such a back
log on the serious felonies, person on person felonies,
even if we could tak ethem on proeprty crimes, the
state crime lab wouldn't be able to process them :16
THE POLICE DEPARTMENT UNDERSTANDS THE FRUSTRATIONS,
AND SAYS OFFICERS RELY ON CITIZENS TO BE THE EYES
AND EARS, AND REPORT CRIMES AND SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY.
CAROLE SAYS IT'S TIME FOR MORE TO BE DONE.
i'd really like to see some kind of facebook group,
some kind of public meeting,
some kind of large organization
than me that can bring all the victims together, let's
talk about it, let's honesty talk about how much crime
is happening in this city :15W9 24
AND CPL TERESA FULLER WITH THE POLICY DEPARTMENT SAYS
IT'S A PROBLEM ROOTED IN MENTAL ILLNESS AND ADDICTION
THAT WE NEED TO SOLVE AS A COMMUNITY.
It's a full society issue that everybody in the community
has ownership in helping solve, not just the police
THE POLICE DEPARTMENT WANTS TO REMIND PEOPLE TO ALWAYS
REPORT SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY AND PROPERTY CRIMES TO
EVEN IF IT DOESN'T SEEM LIKE POLICE ARE RESPONDING
RIGHT AWAY, SPD SAYS THAT INFORMATION IS PUT INTO
A DATA BASE AND HELPS WITH DETERMINING WHERE TO ALLOCATE
POLICE RESOURCES, AND CATCHING THIEVES IN THE FUTURE.
REPORTING IN NORTH SPOKANE GRACE DITZLER KXLY 4 NEWS.