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Browne's Addition apartment becomes backdrop for brazen crime

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Hanging between the two posts is an empty hammock, but throughout the day many people come and go. Some even doing drugs right out in the open “I see illegal drug use: a lot of foil, a lot of heroin, a lot of meth smoking," said a tenant who had just moved in. She doesn’t want her identity to be known because she’s living in fear.

The people who have set up camp on the property have even approached her when she moved in. In the Last week they offered her gifts including hard drugs “They tried to sell me some heroin or black tar heroin I believe is what they called it, methamphetamine and they tried to give me presents like jewelry and a bicycle all sorts of things," said the tenant.

She even took this video of them just smoking an unknown substance out of a pipe “it's heartbreaking like I am super sympathetic to people with addiction I've suffered with my own. but to see them not wanting to do better and choosing to stay in this vicious cycle of repetitive behaviors is really heart breaking."

This house which has been converted into apartments was once a known trap house. Spokane Police took over a pound of heroin and $20,000 in drug money out of one of the units back in February of this year.

All that the tenant would like to see have done is for the problem to be removed “them gone and I never have to see them again.”

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