Basalt’s finest rise to the occasion |

Basalt’s finest rise to the occasion

Dear Editor:

It’s become quite sporting of late to rag on the local cops for a job poorly done, so I would like to submit a contrarian point of view. Two days ago I found that I was on my way to becoming a victim of identity theft. It seems someone was using my personal information to get a loan to buy a car. I was freaked.

Unless you’ve been in this situation you have absolutely no idea how raw and vulnerable this can make a person feel. I called the Basalt Police Department and they got on it right away. Thanks to Sgt. Roderick O’Connor, Patty in the front office, and particularly officer Penny Paxton, I’ve got my life back. They got to the bottom of it in one day and made me feel safe again. It’s everything I could have expected from them. Thank you so much.

Keven Goodwin

El Jebel

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