An apartment complex manager in Escondido is getting rewarded for his work to rid his neighborhood of crime and gangs. Robert Barrientos has lived on Lansing Circle since We were a thorn in the side of the city.
We send two," says Gallo. He began work to clean up the neighborhood immediately. He started a Neighborhood Group to have meetings with tenants, renters, owners and managers. The owners of the buildings formed an HOA.
And they all worked together to evict problem tenants. Barrientos says many of them were known gang members who didn't want to leave.
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Within 2 years, Barrientos and the owners were able to get Esondido gangs off their street. The street now hosts a block party once a year.
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Man honored for helping to eliminate crime in Escondido neighborhood Complex manager gets awards from city, foundation. Jared Aarons. City Councilman Ed Gallo remembers a ride along he took with a police officer through the area.
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