April 18, 2012
When someone loses his or her wallet, cell phone or other treasured property, more often than not they bid farewell to their belongings forever. Ever-fluctuating crime rates have people doubting the integrity of their fellow man and expecting shady behavior.
Location plays a large role in the safety of your personal property but even in Sacramento, a city with its fair share of seedy neighborhoods, you will still find a few honest, good men and women.
City College student Lia Rose never thought she would see her wallet again after her car was broken into near her home in Rosemont. Her window was broken, and her backpack containing her textbooks and wallet were taken. Two hours after she found her car broken in to, Rose received a call from a friend who was contacted by a couple in the neighborhood. They had found Rose’s wallet in their trashcan.
“They were very concerned about me not having my wallet,” she said. “I was absolutely surprised; I never thought I would see it again.”
Although $7 was missing from the wallet, all Rose’s credit cards and her ID were still intact.
In 2009 the property crime rate in Sacramento was…» Read More