The massive drug epidemic and its toll on human life are all too familiar to the people of the Valley. Promising young individuals are losing their lives all too often. Considering the enormity of the problem and the public will to overcome, RCNN was recently surprised to learn that a string of suspicious drug-related deaths may be traced back to one dealer – who in some cases was observed injecting his victims.
So, why does this murdering villain remain on the streets doing his dirty deeds and deals?
Witnesses believe their reports to police are not being taken seriously. Time and again they complain of being treated like “just another junkie”. Yet, the information they are presenting is both consistent and credible.
There are witnesses to these crimes. If you can’t share what you know with the police – or aren’t taken seriously – please know that we are trying to connect the dots and want to hear from you.
Already people are clamoring for RCNN to name a suspect. Not yet. We would not do anything to impede the police investigation if there is one. So, at this point, we are trying to learn all we can. Also, in this case, to name the suspect would also mean naming victims – and we do not want these families to be traumatized by our actions.
These lost young people and their loved ones deserve justice. And, our community deserves to be rid of this blight.