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Crooked Tree receives new police station

Posted: Thursday, May 14, 2015. 1:58 pm CST.

Thursday, May 14th, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: The village of Crooked Tree has had a long-standing issue with its police station. It has been several years in the making to replace the decrepit older building and today it was opened. edmond castro

Area representative Edmond Castro admitted that he begged until Prime Minister Dean Barrow got tired of him for the building but said he was not ashamed; the people of the area and the live-in police officer deserved a building worthy of the name and now they have one.

Minister of National Security John Saldivar says that now that the station is in place, the residents it serves have a platform to help fight crime. He therefore called on them to assist police in addressing the unique crime problems in the village.

The building is valued at $295,000 and was built through the efforts of the village, its area representative, and the Government. The officer in charge is Donald Gillett.


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