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Hard Economic Times And Spike In Crime

By: Christine Kennedy
By: Christine Kennedy

There's no doubt this sour economy has had its effects on not only our wallet, but according to law enforcement in the east, the economy may also have a lingering impact on crime

One city in Eastern Carolina is seeing a surge in their domestic violence calls. Morehead City Police Chief Wrenn Johnson says the calls have tripled in the past 6 months, from this exact time last year. These staggering statistics came as no surprise to domestic violence Victim Janette Butler, who recently divorced her abusive husband.


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