Less than 30 minutes before this incident, this same homeless man was in handcuffs in front of my house. Numerous neighborhood residents had seen him walking around throwing stuff, yelling, and being a scary nuisance. Two homeowners called 911 to report that he was trying to climb their fence and get into their yard, which resulted in his questioning in handcuffs, and then eventual release a few minutes later. After the police left, he was so drugged out that he decided to kick-in my tenant’s front door literally 20 yards from where police had him cuffed 15 minutes earlier.
My house, right next door to hers, was broken into twice within 45 days over the past year. Both times the front door was kicked in and anything that could be grabbed was. After the second incident I decided to put bars on all my windows and metals screen doors in the front and back. Both times it took over 30 minutes for the police to arrive, the second time it happened within minutes of my wife getting home and she basically scared them off.....so they were still right in the neighborhood yet it took that long for someone to respond.