A North Carolina Army surgeon, who was put on state dynamic obligation to help with Hurricane Florence aid ventures, returned home Friday to find that he’d been victimized.
National Guardsman Luis Ocampo was working in the low-lying riverfront city of New Bern for 10 days after it was battered by solid breezes and high floodwaters of the fearsome tempest.
Ocampo came back to his Charlotte home on Friday. Yet, when he did, he found that it wasn’t simply Mother Nature with a remorseless streak. His home had been burglarized. An extensive TV, gaming framework and a PC were among the stolen things.
Ocampo said nourishment was likewise stolen, appropriated from his ice chest.
Ocampo said that his better half and child kept an eye on the house Thursday night, yet by the morning everything of significant worth had been taken. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have affirmed they are researching.
A GoFundMe page was set up for Ocampo and had raised near $15,000 as of Saturday evening.
“He did whatever he could to help those in a critical moment and now he is the one out of a desperate hour. Each penny could encourage himself, his better half and their child,” the post read.