Problems like that can be very stressful—even scary—to deal with. I thought that I had found sanctuary in the home I now own and planned to not ever leave. I'm so sorry this is happening to you. These people have done other things as well. We checked with the bus driver. The parents have directed verbal vulgarities at us as they drive past in their cars, while we are out in our front yard. My neighbor had tried to grab the chair and fallen on his stomach. If you think your neighbors are reasonable and safe, try talking to them calmly about the problem and see if you can work out a mutually acceptable solution. It cost us $400 for the fix as they had to move the gas tank to reconnect the fuel line. These people have guns real ones too and let there 12 yr old carry a machette around in there back yard when im in my backyard my dogs are afraid of them and they killed my black cat. About 5-6 yrs ago, (#6) moves in after loosing most everything in Tornado of 2014. Assessing the Situation Consider the problem. These neighbors might not understand how obnoxious they actually are, so helping them become aware of your hectic schedule or whatever should give them pause the next time they consider barging in or complaining. Plz threatn me @. They player their noisy radios to excessive at max volume BOOM, BOOM, or they cut holes in their mufflers to max out the noise as they zoom up the hill and wake us at all hours. We did not spend money to see what they were. I have found checklists of these kind of activities on the net so I know this behavior is possible and I know this behavior is not mine. This family consists of a mother, father and their two twin boys now 13 years old. Either he or a visitor uses what i think is a soundboard. I caught him at it once and wrote him a letter asking him to stop. - my landlord says. My lawyer has retained all disparaging and defamation threats towards my family she posted on line. He denies anyone else being in his apt (which is bullshit, unless HE's doing it. While at their house party, casually toss these chips behind furniture and any place that is … One of the things that can turn an otherwise good neighbor into a nuisance is when their pets aren't tended to. My arrest and ticket dismissed. We are guessing, his family and other neighbors. She came over to our house and publicly shamed my mom in front of all people passing by on highway. My neighbors are completely psycho - I live in a nice neighborhood in the Bay Area and our next-door neighbors are NUTS! What do i do? Now he has someone flying weekly over our house dropping some chemical (we think its something to fight bugs in crops like DDT). “The only way to deal with these things is to get together with other like-minded neighbors and write a notice to the bad neighbors, setting out norms for behavior, appearance of the yard and whatnot with a graduated set of consequences for not conforming to those norms,” Raymond says. I feel I am being set up and that at the very least some of my neighbors are involved. It seems at least partially a family thing and these people don't seem safe, plus they do have the police connection. Dealing with neighbors is like dealing with family members that you can’t get away from, and that’s why it’s so problematic to address,” Raymond explains. We have moved our rural route mailbox 50 feet away from the communal mailbox area to avoid ANY contact with them at all. They say the neighbor has been filming them, and they are making noise to show their unapproved view point of that. Do you have any ideas on how to evidence neighbour harassment with a gang of neighbours (who I believe are being paid) to harass me using excessive infrared and microwave devices? We found out those facts about 3 years into their harassment, threats, stalking, vandalism, etc. Anonymous: Anonymous wrote:To make a long story very short, our neighbors keep harassing our visitors and yelling at them about parking and touching their grass. After a few days they began doing the usual again, driving by making as much noise as possible all night long, possibly to get us to drop the house price so that they can grab it at lower value. As they were towing the van from our driveway, the Boy and Ronnie were laughing their heads off across the street. These particular neighbors have been here a long time and I suspect that they have also worked with the other neighbors on our small dead end street to drive me out of my home. And a few days prior, take a dump into plastic wrap, then freeze it. They then looked at the videos and determined that the “assault” claim against my son and his friend was a false report. It is important to fully and accurately document the problems you are having with your neighbors. The worst part is many items have been stolen from my house since this all started. Your friend sounds like she had a good idea. T continued to do welding. We have placed Nest cameras around our house which have given me a bit more peace of mind. He started welding sandblast adhesive on his driveway. (by the way, I'm not fat, he is) I called him a few choice names and kept walking. Since this time of life is often about downsizing and moving, really … See, good neighbors are still capable of doing annoying things, but they’ll most likely make some changes when they learn how those things are negatively affecting you. I go to work three days a week saving lives and the other days i ride for Charity raising money for St Judes Children's Research Hospital. All the while this is going on... Cursing, swearing, giving me the finger, and indecently exposing himself! After that he came into my yard whenever he felt like it, rearranged my furniture and other garden stuff. If the nasty neighbor is bothering you, then they’re probably bugging other people on … Another possibility now shows itself, when I put a camera outside to record anyone passing by. This neighbor now has over 20 others all harassing us. He also said my child had bothered his child on the bus. What can I do about this constant abuse? They care more about the things they want than whatever the people living around them want, which makes dealing with them virtually impossible. If a neighbor harms or threatens you in any way, call the police. I am a Registered Nurse for 25 years with no criminal history. explains, the issue with all bad neighbors is that they lack boundaries. Most of them seemed to vanish, except 1 small black car. Not one person even showed up to investigate it. Next animal control shows up about my little dogs being off the leash, i advised them they were inside and have a great day. They poisoned one of my cats have broke in and stole money ect. We have hardly spoken to our neighbor over that last 15 years because of his live in girlfriend. Duct tape their door shut. This sounds crazy and I know it does. Most ignore it saying not our jurisdiction. I pray for anyone dealing with horrible neighbors. They have been harassing me since last yr and shot my dogs 2 times each with a bb gun in there own backyard i called animal control they did nothing . I don't suppose there's any way to place your camera so you can catch any licence plates? I set up camera and I take pictures. I put up a security camera and didn't mention it to any of them and then gathered evidence and THEN told them. You has taken many of those type of films off line in the last few months (including mine). We called the car repair man from town, he sent someone to start it as we thought the battery was dead since the van did not start. Really, though, with this situation and such an unresponsive landlord it's probably best to move if you can. They recently started cutting off our internet, and adding fake charges to our credit reports. I am getting sleep now. If you want proof your neighbors received the letter, you can send it via certified mail. I never see guests. The other part - Girl from down block came over looking for yard work job from my mom. I warned him of this 'game' escalating, and the likely outcome..BAD for us both. Speaking of which, while those consequences, include calling the police, the cops can only take legitimate action when dealing with things that are actually illegal, like excessive noise, dumping trash and physical altercations. Also, if you could get a picture of the screen with the damage obviously coming from the inside that would help, but I know that may not be safe to do. So you can see how these options, when nothing else worked, can continue to make things even worse. “The only way to deal with these things is to get together with other like-minded neighbors and write a notice to the bad neighbors, setting out norms for behavior, appearance of the yard and whatnot with a graduated set of consequences for not conforming to those norms,” Raymond says. No witnesses of course. Larry W Fish from Raleigh on April 08, 2018: I am so sorry that you have neighbors from hell. Neighborhood Boy (age 16) tells us one day, everyone loves his "stuff". i am wondering if we can somehow explain that harassment is a form of Hate Crime. I would never rush to leave first if I planned to drive much slower. He puts up his mailbox smoking his "stuff" (we think it was marijuana). Someone has even posted pictures of my car online in an erroneous real estate listing. Police do nothing. If you need to, moving could help - but it depends upon the reason for the harassment. I have lived in Miami since 1960, I'm 62 years old and in my current location 23 years. Is your neighbor a psychopath? “First, it’s important to set boundaries, like telling them good and bad times to call.” She recommends doing this as soon as possible — as in, the moment you become neighbors — since this has the potential to curtail any problems before they even become problems. ... neighbor … ... Sarah thinks it’s all a big misunderstanding, but now her neighbor refuses to even speak to … Teeuwynn Woodruff (author) from Washington State on April 24, 2020: This definitely sounds like a nightmare scenario. While at work, this asshole has went up and installed a couple very small cams that i cant seem to find (this is a 1940 ranch home divided into 4 apts, Has tons of old nail holes and cracks in ceiling. Have you called the local city hall or prosecutor's office to see if there is a place to go for free legal advice or possible representation. Everyone sides with the dying old man. We believe he grows his own and uses it. I swear these people are out to destroy my sanity as well as my property. You know the saying "That's just the tip of the iceberg"? We have put our house up for sale and cannot wait to be away from her! I MUSt be sure i have the right guy tho. This works best for property issues, noise issues, and the like. The school informed us they forgot to tell us when the neighbor's son kicked our son between the legs (on video), which is illegal. He then tried to run me and my dog over while we were crossing the street one night. I put up No Trespassing signs which he took down while trespassing. I'm a single man with nothing to lose really, but i wont allow harm to my sister. It is a last-ditch effort to mend the situation before going to court. I found something similar here, except the opposite. Here's how it works. I was angry enough to deal with ANY man. Although she has admittedly received multiple speeding tickets, she seems to enjoy driving exceptionally slow when I'm behind her; especially when I'm trying to get to work on time. They do it all day long, every half hour, and all night long, so we cant sleep much. Boy they stopped doing their crap real fast especially when they realized I had what i needed to hang them. He said if i did, he'd kill my sister. We get drive-byes during all hours of the day and even late at night when most are sleeping. You may want to call your city hall and see if there is a unit or group that works with neighbor rights. If you think another neighbor is in trouble, call the police. If you can't move, can you set up cameras facing their entire side of the house? If you have any interaction or confrontation with your neighbor—large or small—take notes. He continues to yell and flip me. Teeuwynn Woodruff (author) from Washington State on September 22, 2019: How terrible! Mediators are third party individuals who can objectively try to come up with a solution between the two parties. The Google, There are many things that make someone a bad neighbor: Blasting dubstep early in the morning; demanding complete silence round the clock; encroaching on your personal time and space (no, Keith, once again, you cannot just pop in to say hi any time you like); and obviously dumping trash around the neighborhood. His wicked game playing ways have already run his family off hes trying to run me off my land cause he wants it has threated me and has shot guns up and down fence line on opening day scareing the h e ll out of my uncle they call game warand. I have tried to get a restraing order they just say its not life treating. Try ceiling clouds and acoustic fixtures. Don't risk your own safety in a confrontation where you feel you might get hurt or worse. He came out and was angry and flipped. Typically I leave much sooner than her so it is not usually a problem, but when she leaves slightly before me, she races to leave her driveway first and to make sure that she drives fast enough to cut me off when I try to take a short cut. The stress must be insane. Take video if you can to document his harassment - and stay safe. Maintaining a record of all the repeated offenses can be of great help when dealing with rude neighbors, especially if you decide to take the issue to the higher authority. If they ever touch you or act in a way that is unwelcome, mark that down as well. It's not a complicated legal procedure. You can try talking to your local ACLU for suggestions. He's alone as well. If it is HIM, im in deep trouble. That statement SHOULD speak volumes of why nothing will, or has, ever be/been done. He's been silent for 4 weeks now...but he'll start again. You can also call the local non-emergency number if you are not sure if your neighbor’s actions qualify for police intervention. Friendly that your work schedule is extremely busy, which means you only have time for visitors on Sunday afternoons (or whatever works for you), and that he should text first in case you’ve been dragged into an unexpected conference call. No one is going to do that and get away with it. The tires were also damaged with slow leaks that did not show up for a week. If you call the police, make detailed notes. That is the size of the the hole in the window,clearly you can see the shot was made from inside. A lot of times, a demand letter can be enough to get your neighbors to fix the situation. Today i was out mowing my grass and now im accused of shooting with a gun there boys windows. He continued screaming and asked "do you understand me sailor"? To my horror, he has also installed cameras in my bed & living room !! The guy knows my complete name so these things wouldnt be hard to discover. The first I knew he was on his driveway was when he started yelling. However given our situation, with personal animosities, this solution wasn't going to work for us. We have moved out of state (house not sold just yet). But whatever the external problem, as psychologist. You deserve to feel safe and secure in your own home. His the type y ou give a inch he will take a mile no more. I believe he easier lose temper, angry and do violate things (break things). The girlfriend immediately started landscaping parts of our property and wouldn't stop after being confronted multiple times. He starts yelling that my dog is stupid and nothing but trouble and to keep him away from him. Also, take pictures of any BBs you find in your yard in place and then pick them up using a paper bag - don't touch them. Mom is a abitual liar they mock me for serving Jesus and just want me gone even if they have to kill me. If we're in the bathroom at night and turn of the bathroom light they are waiting at their front door and will hit our sliding glass door with rocks to let us know they are watching us. Say, for example, you need someone to watch your dog while you rush your wife to the doctor, since she accidentally cut her finger. The majority of my neighbors are great. (If you are in a two-party state, you will have to tell him you are taping.) ...if i dont play my cards right, it will be ME going to jail. We have a horrible neighbor. 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