Originally Posted by mschaffer66
It's really hard to say I suppose. It's been years since I even drove through that area.
Anything north of downtown between 475 and like Clio Rd. is REALLY sketchy. It seems as though hearing of a body fished out of Devils Lake was a common occurrence.
We used to go watch the people drag race on James P. Cole Blvd. on the weekends. Usually the cops would roll through and break it up. Saw quite a few fights, heard gun shots a few times, but that's not the point of my story. One night we heard a ton of sirens, but never saw any police. Besides they liked to try and sneak up. I figured I'd go find out where they went. We headed up Saginaw and they had the road blocked off so I tried a few side roads to see if I could get closer. Somehow we came out right in the middle of their blocked off area and out in front of one of the clubs in the middle of the street a couple guys were laying face down... and no one was in a hurry to attend to them. That was the last time I went exploring in Flint.
Oh the days of exploring.
They pulled bodies out of the river a couple times while I was at Kettering. Gun shots, and people/house being robbed was the norm the last couple years I was the there. From what I remember Dupont/Pasadena and north were really bad.