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Old 03-02-2011, 05:08 AM
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Originally Posted by phonelady61 View Post
You see I live in the real world not in the clouds . Teenage brats have been known to kill people .
I would rather live in a world where a teenager yelling and playing basketball doesn't require gunfire.
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Old 03-09-2011, 09:37 PM
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You just might have to build that fence....you can say it's for the dogs...and then get a couple of them.
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Old 03-10-2011, 09:30 AM
Location: Westchester County
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Originally Posted by phonelady61 View Post
This is very simple . Take a handgun class and then buy a gun and also install outside cameras so anything happens you have it on tape this covers you in case things go very bad . I wish you luck and hope things work out .

I'm thinking shotgun. Use the rubber bullets so you don't kill any of the kids. Hearing that shotgun rack a fresh round into the chamber will make them think twice about trespassing onto your property. Of course I would have at least three cameras (showing all angles) going to record this to cover yourself.
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Old 06-18-2011, 06:11 AM
Location: Long Island
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Unfortunately, we have the same problem. We have neighbors who are using their 15 year old son to harass us, and it seems the police don't want to do anything about it.
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Old 06-18-2011, 12:39 PM
Location: nc
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What about those motion activated sprinklers? If the kid comes into your yard it will spray him. If nothing else, it proves that he was in your yard when he goes home soaking wet.
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Old 06-19-2011, 01:17 AM
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Directed towards the OP...

AFTER READING some of the posts you are alot more tolerant and better than I.

I feel bad for the situation since it seems that the poor grandparents have no control over these kids either...and due to the issue with the parents? Mother is in jail? No wonder the boy is angry and disrespectful...This is however no excuse for their behavior, there needs to be respect for others property period and end of story...this is a part of life!

You are within your right to put on a restraining order on the family in general since the boy is a minor....
And this can be explained to the family by the sherrif serving the order ( The ramifications should he continue to harass)

Good luck..
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Old 06-19-2011, 06:42 AM
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When I read these kind of threads, I dream about installing these: Scarecrow sprinker
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Old 08-05-2011, 02:16 PM
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I am going through such a similar situation. Degenerate teen next door who lives with his grandmother cause his mother lost custody, etc. etc. etc. I have personally watched him get arrested 3 times, after screaming matches with some other POS at the end of the block I have found knives on my lawn, and the latest installment is his ankle monitoring bracelet. He has no respect for anything. Now we have our daughter and I am terrified for her to ever be outside. I just never know what this kid is going to do. Today he just decided to walk into the middle of my front yard and stare at my house. I went out and, very nicely, so as not to disturb the beast, asked if he was ok and needed help, and he just said, "No, I was just looking over there," and walked away. I am just so sick and tired of not feeling safe in my own home. I am a stay at home mom now and I just never feel secure. I time my outings so that I know he won't be around when my house is empty and unguarded. It is just so unfair that my husband and I pay a hefty amount of money to own our own home, and some teenage punk can make me want to cut our losses and run.

I was just wondering what, if anything, has happened with the original situation.

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Old 08-05-2011, 02:44 PM
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I I were you, I would do the following

- Go over their house some time when the kid and grandparents are both home. Sit them down and express that you do not want him on your property ever. It is your property. Don't discuss and whys or wherefores. You don't. That is all they need to know. Inform them that if he chooses to come on your property, you will consider it trespass and phone the police.
- Phone the police each and every time he comes onto your property.
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