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- Protecting our town requires addressing bigger problems, too
I read the Constable's letter with regards on how to protect our
homes from burglars, and break-ins (The Mountain Times, May 2-8).
Most of his precautions we all know, whether we practice these
suggestions is something else.
But what about the real problem?
Most of these seasonal houses have already been cased, if not
this year, but in years past. These thieves are no fools. It's as
if they went to college to learn their trade. The numerous dope
dealers who come from the cities to our small towns are the real
They feed our young and old with Heroin, Cocaine, pills and
Methamphetamine. Two weeks ago a dealer was caught with 1200
bags of Heroin in Rutland!
That's where our problem lies.
They know what they are doing, and they know which houses are
vacant. Our Constable does a great job, but one man and an
assistant can't keep the wolf away from our doors. We all have to
keep our eyes open, "if you see something, say