So I moved into my apartment about a year ago and my immediate neighbor (my windows are directly across from one another) was quiet but nice when we would interact in passing. He asked me one day a few months later if I could walk his dog. I did for a while but then his dog attacked my two dogs (at separate times) and I cut off all contact because I was so mad he was such an irresponsible dog owner (dogs were never leashed properly and were reported to animal control).
Since then, whenever I leave my apartment for whatever reason, two seconds later he’s outside doing something like taking out a trash bag that’s not even slightly full, or walking behind me as I take out my trash. He normally just walks slowly to his car and back again (with nothing ever in his hands). I noticed it was odd the first several times it happened but thought it was a coincidence until the coincidences kept happening over and over and over. I told my mother at least three times this week that he was always coming outside when I was walking my dogs or throwing out my trash and he walks extremely slow by my door every time.
Well, it’s 6:30am and I go outside to walk my dogs (it’s super dark) and I only go outside at this time because I know my neighbor’s schedule and do my best to avoid him at all costs since his dogs are very aggressive and have attacked mine twice before. Well, sure enough, I’m outside with my dog and he comes out and just walks slowly down the walkway. Once I’m in my apartment, I can see him through my peep hole walking slowly by my door.
I’m sure as neighbors, people get a sense of others’ schedule, but I know this guy is watching me closer than normal and I’m now getting anxiety attacks just thinking of going outside and seeing him. Let me also point out that I never see ANY of my other neighbors this often nor do they come outside when I’m outside like this guy does.
He has never once touched me or gotten too close to me other than him walking behind me to the dumpster, and I never notice him following me when I’m around town, but I feel that his behavior is picking up at my apartment. I’m scared.
Is there anything I can I do to stop him from watching me or following me? I’m in my current place until for another year so moving is not doable until my lease is up, and I’m scared of this guy. I have dog pepper spray, people pepper spray, and a pretty big pocket knife I always have on me but I’m a petite girl. Speaking with my landlord is out of the question unless something serious happens since they are very poor landlords and don’t care about problems on their property.
For context, I drive a Dodge Challenger Scat Pack Shaker. The car has many bells and whistles to its power and is pretty fast (Decent amount of aftermarket mods). I have only taken my vehicle to a shop twice. The first guys were great and drove my car for test reasons at a legal/reasonable speed. Recently I was run off the road by a sleeping driver and my vehicle had about a 6 inch scrap of paint worn down to the metal (I got very lucky and this was definitely best case scenario).
Fast forward to today, I took my car to the other drivers insurance-covered paint repair shop. Not even 20 minutes after leaving, I get notifications on my vehicles tracker that it is speeding at excessive speeds. I check the app, CarLock, and am able to see where they took my car from 0-70+ on a public road that’s labeled 35mph. They had NO reason to drive the vehicle because I specifically said I did not want it on roads.
They only needed to repair paint since I was handling alignment check on my own.
What do I do about this or what can I do? I mean they clearly broke the law in my car by going over double the speed-limit, they did not have consent to drive on main roads, and they left my car at their sister location for 6 hours (where my tracker was disabled the entire duration). keep in mind the other location is a mechanic shop, not body/paint.
I am frustrated, but don’t want to be an AH to these guys. What can I do or is there even anything at all that I can do? Please help and thank you
A false “tip” was submitted anonymously to the FBI stating that I told this individual that I was going to do horrific things to my family and set my home on fire. It included my full name, the name of the company I work for, and a job title.
This was given to the state police, who then sent it to my local law enforcement. I had four police officers pull my wife and I out of our home at 11:30 at night, separate us, and then question us for an hour.
First, these claims are false. I love my family more than anything, and nothing even remotely close has ever entered my head, much less been said.
I believe the information detailed in the tip could really only be know by coworkers or someone associated with my work. I have a very small social circle, immediate family and 3 close friends, no social media or online presence, and no known enemies, up to this point. Though my friends and family know this information, they would never do this to me.
Interesting coincidence. My wife and I, both being interviewed by different officers in different places, at the same time, were both told initially that it was a coworker that made the anonymous statement. Only later, when asked to confirm this statement, did they say it did not specify a coworker, just my companies name and my title. They said they had to “confirm the information in their system.”.
I requested and received the report from my local police department, and it provides no useful information. It doesn’t even provide the statement reported that caused them to visit my home. I have submitted a freedom of information act request with the state police and the FBI.
Due to my concern of it being a coworker or someone associated with my workplace, I notified my company. As I expected, they were respectful and showed concern, but immediately went into defensive mode.
They have told me, if it has anything to do with the company, they want to do everything they can to track this down for me. First, they will be contacting their lawyer to see if there is anything they can do to help. I’m not dumb, I know they are doing this to protect their company, and I don’t blame them, but I am concerned about how to proceed at this point.
I am not discussing this with coworkers. Right now I am just waiting to get the statements and any information that could identify this person, but that is an extreme long shot. The likely result will be, no useful information gathered, and it will be my choice if I stay or go.
Is there anything else I should be doing? What should I say or avoid saying? Do I need an attorney, or should I trust my company? Any advice would be welcome. I live in Ohio. Thank you!
Young 19 year old moving into first apartment, After paying 3 months of rent security deposit and all of that I thought I was finally done with finances. All the sudden the land lord tells me "The last tenant (my son) paid $700 to fill up the tank before he moved out, you need to write a check to him for that amount" Is that normal? Like if he was moving out why would he pay for a whole year since i’m month to month so there’s no gurantee im there for the whole year. She also sent me a oil reading invoice (keep in mind no lease because it’s month to month)
On September 11 I (30F), was assaulted by my mothers (51f) boyfriend (46m). They were both highly intoxicated and got into a physical altercation in front of my 16 year old sisters. Both myself and my one little sister (the other is autistic and non verbal so she couldn’t really do much) separated them and I had told her boyfriend it’s time to leave. At first he complied and was walking out the door to his car and I was standing in the door way. At the last second he reached up and grabbed me by my face and dug his fingernails into my face. Leaving 3 large holes, ripping a mole off my face. I testified yesterday and it’s going to the larger court system, he is charged with simple assault and harassment as well as eluding police officers and driving under intoxication.
My question is about my face, the marks from him digging his nails so deep into my face have left scars that are large and disfiguring. I have had a few people tell me to pursue a lawsuit against him for damages to get my face evaluated/potentially fixed. I’ve done some googling and have come up empty so I’m wondering if anyone knows if this would be a good route to go? Or if it’s not possible and I should just try to find some good scar cream? Thanks for anyone’s input
New Jersey. Few weeks back, a coworker got mad at me because I didn't want to be her friend anymore due to her toxicity and told her as such. I blocked her and everything. That night, a friend and I went to the store we worked at to buy snacks and she saw us. Few hours later, she calls the cops, accusing me of keying her car.
On Saturday, she was harassing me at work, following me, cussing at me, so I went to HR. They sent her home early. She called the cops on me for that and wouldn't tell them why she called.
Just got a call from a detective asking me to come in tomorrow in regards to these incidences, just to talk about it. Should I be scared? There's no evidence tying me to her car being keyed.
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