Let’s not be under the illusion that gated communities are much of a defense against dedicated criminals. In fact, there is some evidence that the gates actually draw the attention of bad guys operating under the theory that there must be stuff to steal behind those imposing looking gates.

From there anything is possible, even at a nice apartment complex near Providence and Hwy 51.

But, hey, did you hear? The mayor and the city council took a ride on the new choo-choo train!

via Crime in Charlotte