Clearwater, Fl. Police and Codes Enforcement Officers paid it forward to a 93 year old Margo Chauncey who was in need of assistance with her home that was not up to codes.
In 2012 Chauncey was victimized and assaulted and met Clearwater Police Sgt. Tim Downes who arrested her assailant. They became friends through the process of of court and the Officer helping her to get her life back together.
Sgt. Downes once again came to her aid after she got a citation for a codes violation for not having her house painted. The Clearwater Police Department posted the following story ontheir favebook page along with some photos:
Clearwater Police and Clearwater code compliance staff teamed up today to help an elderly woman whose house came into conflict with code issues. The 93-year-old woman, who was the victim of a violent home invasion four years ago, was pleased to see the group of workers show up to paint her house and clean up her yard. Solid waste workers also came to lend a hand as well, and the paint was donated by Sourini Painting of Clearwater. Vicki Fletcher from code compliance and Sgt. Tim Downes of our burglary unit were instrumental in helping pull off the project, and workers from both areas came to help and spent the day at her house. Code compliance workers even gave her a new cane, and the Tampa Bay Rays sent a gift package to her. Thanks to all of those who helped make a difference in this woman’s life!