By Charles Kelleher Harris
It’s 10 pm on Saturday night, do you know where your kids are? If you don’t there is a good chance that a member of the Mint Hill Police Department’s night shift knows.
On this particular Saturday they are breaking up an underage party for the second night in a row at the same address.
“This girl is home alone all weekend, her parents are away, so she had a party last night,” explains Officer Kelly, “So we get a noise complaint call.”
All four units respond within minutes to the otherwise quiet, neatly hedged neighborhood.
“All the sudden we pull up and the kids scrambled like cockroaches,” Kelly says. “We had some kids jumping out of windows.” […]