The police confirmed that there was a break-in, and Community
Action staff was called to assess the damage. The damaged window was
immediately boarded up.
Several offices were affected by the burglary. Five computer
systems, two drills, personal effects and eight two-way radios were
taken from the property. There was a total loss of $11,000-$12,000
in items taken from the nonprofit organization.
Administrative operations were affected by the break-in, but the
most affected program was the Senior Transportation program, which
has lost good communications with its driver and dispatchers, due to
the loss of the two-way radios.
The service is still operating, but with limited communication
the agency is unable to be as flexible as usual. Instead of taking
last-minute additions to the transportation service, the agency is
An investigation is in progress, and anyone who knows something
about the break-in can contact Crime Stoppers at 732-3000.
[Text from file received from
Community Action Partnership of