TKC QUESTION OF THE DAY: GIVEN TODAY'S CRIME SPREE, IS OVERLAND PARK GOLDEN GHETTO GETTING KINDA RATCHET?!?!
Today bank robbery and meth lab busts dominated local news headlines in a once prestigious Kansas City suburb.
To wit . . .
TODAY GOLDEN GHETTO OVERLAND PARK ENDURED MORE THAN A BIT OF HARDCORE LOCAL CRIME!!!
Check the damage . . .
OP Police Blog: Another Bank Robbery . . . This time it was the Commerce Bank, located at 9501 Antioch Road. The suspect entered the bank at approximately 11:25 a.m. and presented a demand note to the teller. He acted like he was speaking on a cell phone as he approached the teller.
Man robs Commerce Bank in Overland Park
And then there's this . . .
Fox4: Hazmat crews process home suspected of meth lab activity
KCTV5: Drug investigation leads to three arrests
To wit . . . The question goes out our TKC Blog Community . . .
IS OVERLAND PARK TURNING INTO THE WORST PART OF THE GOLDEN GHETTO?!?!
Once again these so-called "urban core" problems are now a big part of suburban life . . . Call it "displacement" or whatever . . . But recent crime trends seem clear . . . You decide . . .