Once again, someone broke into a home and began squatting in it, and the property owner stood by helpless as the law told him he could not interevene.
This kind of thing seems insane — people BREAK INTO your home, haul a bunch of their belongings into it and start living there, and the police say they can’t do anything about it. They will tell you “it’s a civil matter” and that “you have to go to court” to get them out…which can take weeks or months.
This has been happening all over the United States, as well as in the United Kingdom, where badly thought out laws protect the squatter, rather than the homeowner.
That happened again recently in Colorado Springs, when David Rhodes and his girlfriend Ashley Hunter broke into a home and just started living in it. They actually changed the locks on the house as well, so that the homeowner could not get in.
Here’s the story about it: