The following post is shared by North End residents that have asked to be identified only as BD and MD.
We heard yelling outside our condo on Fulton Street, and we looked out our window and witnessed two people – a man and a woman who were going through our next door neighbors’ trash (“Sunday night – April 27, 2014″) and apparently it looked like some of the trash bags contained file folders with lots of papers – the woman going through the trash was definitely high on drugs and could hardly move or stand up straight. Her partner in crime, was holding a cart so she could stuff papers inside a bag in the cart.
There had to be at least eight white trash bags on the sidewalk which were ripped open and rubbish strewn all over the sidewalk, including papers. The two trash pickers were yelling at each other and walked away with lots of papers. We immediately called BPD to inform them of what just happened on our street.
For some crazy reason, we went outside to see where they were headed so the BPD could locate them. We saw them enter a building on Commercial Street adjacent to the Golden Goose parking lot . We clearly had a good description of them and told the BPD what they looked like and what they were wearing. We also mentioned to the BPD to check cameras, if any, in the Commercial Street building to see who they were.
The reason for our calling the BPD was this – my credit card information was recently fraudulently used by a thief who tried to spent $5,000 on a shopping spree – I was alerted by my Bank of these fraudulent charges and we were able to stop the monies from being sent to the retailers.
We want to alert persons who leave their trash out at night to be sure their personal papers are shredded before putting in the trash. I also understand there have been a few robberies in the Fulton Street area recently.
The April 29, 2014 edition of the North End Regional Review gave their opinion of our Mayor as follows “Martin Walsh has publicly stated he has not yet taken a position on same-day trash pickup for residential trash and the overwhelming cost to implement the program in certain communities, clearly indicates that the proposed program is not on anyone’s radar at this time.”
I love living in the North End, but sometimes life in the city can be a bit crazy and daunting.
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