By Anonymous - 02/04/2017 16:00
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They sound smart. You, not so much. The only way to get even is install a camera and catch them in the act of throwing trash in your property.
No, this isn't smart. Cunning or manipulative, yes, but not smart. Especially since they were taking a gamble on OP not only not having cameras, but being a decent person that wouldn't escalate the situation back at them. Not to mention, it isn't "smart" to waste energy and money, especially TAX money because one is a lazy, rude, selfish, wasteful idiot.
I know this comment is too late, but they knew what they were doing, so I wouldn't have thought any good would have come of asking to them stop, only that they'd cover their ass in the event of you taking action. That is, unless you'd already installed cameras and gotten evidence of their behaviour and can get evidence of any possible retaliation, or had asked other neighbours (whom you trust) if they would back you up. I guess you've probably figured this out by now, but if not then this might cone in handy in the future. Good luck with court.
If you're gonna get arrested, you can't get arrested for things you didn't do! This is an opportunity to remove the issue of your neighbors without affecting your future.
Here's a possibly unorthodox evidence idea- print out your bank statement/reports where it says what you bought, and point out trash from businesses you do not use. If you shake the charges, you can probably get some kind of legal retribution at your neighbors, but whether you do or don't, they're gonna target you from now on because you had the "nerve" to call them out on their utter and ridiculous lack of basic neighbor- or even human- decency.