ED Magedson – Founder
cherriCity of Scottsdale Internet United States of America
SCOTTSDALE AZ POLICE
DEPARTMENT AND DUE PROCESS AND YOUR CIVIL RIGHTS
In 2008, I was being harassed by several neighbors because I
didnt party with them. The situation
escalated to blasting stereos, door slamming, loud parties etc., in two units
on each side of me. For the majority of
the time I was 100 miles away working on my moms house and taking care of my
mom who was with me off and on due to her loss of memory. When I stayed home to rest up, I was dealing
with disrespectful neighbors who had just moved in or lived there for a short
time. These are apartments converted to
condos, so some owners rented out their units and didnt really care who paid
This would go on all night and beginning at 5:00 pm and
sometimes during the day. It rarely
stopped. I was dealing with a sick
mother and illnesses of my own and no sleep made it made my life very
difficult. I have never lived anywhere
where I didnt get along with everyone around me, so this was new for me. Oh bye way, the neighbor to the left partied
with people he meet at the swimming pool so they were from around the
community. HOA ignored my complaints and
made my life hell.
I called the Scottsdale, AZ police department when I never
got any sleep, it took hours before they responded to my call and when they
finally arrived and the tenants saw them outside, all stereos went down or off,
and no noise.
As far as the Police department was concerned I had nothing
better to do than call the police officers out to talk to these individuals,
however according to the Police Dept. They
couldnt bother the offenders since they didnt hear or see anything going
This went on month after month and when I couldnt handle it
anymore I would call the police department in hopes they would do
something. They finally did talk to the
all the neighbors involved and of course they all played sweet and innocent and
claimed none of it was true.
I had lived there for
years and didnt feel good enough to pack up and move. However, I was looking for another place to
move. A friend of mine suggested I file
harassment charges on all of them in superior court, this was not an easy
procedure but never the less, I did get in front of a judge and I gave them
times and dates and unit numbers. The
judge ruled in my favor and the tenants were served it would be in effect for 1
year. One tenant challenged me in the
city court but the judge upheld the Superior Judges order. They moved out shortly after that.
Moving forward to 2010, new tenants and same thing and the
owners told the tenants what I had done before and to ignore me if I requested
they turn their stereos down etc., once again I called the police department
and they threatened me by saying if I continued to call them they would arrest
me. Unbelievable, do any of you believe
this crap? I said, what am I suppose to
do? They basically told me they didnt
care, if my life is threatened I could call them.
Well, I called a couple of times after that visit because
people where banging on my front door late at night and throwing things at my
windows, in addition, pictures fell off living room walls and broke and glass
all over the floor, when the police officers arrived around midnight, I showed
them the broken glass and all the pictures that came off the wall with the
banging on my wall and slamming doors.
They spoke to the neighbor and he said I was banging on the wall, of
course that didnt happen as I knew that wasnt going to help.
The officers did nothing, of course I wasnt surprised as
they dont do anything except homicide or car accidents, they are worthless.
Hoping HOA would do something, I ask them to help and they
too ignored me. In fact, after I
complained to HOA, they blocked my parking spot, refused to give me a key to
the swimming pool, and would put stickers on my car stating I wasnt allowed to
park where ever I could find a spot.
They claimed the HOA fees werent paid so I contacted the owners and
they assured me they were up to date.
Even after proving HOA fees were paid the block on my parking spot
remained and neighbors I didnt know started harassing while going to the
garbage can. I found out later, HOA had
been visiting and discussing residents with other residents. OMG Really?
I told the police department I was told to call them, I would
show them pictures with broken glass lying on the floor after falling on the
floor from slamming doors and loud music, and they said well talk to
them. Low and behold nothing was done.
I continued to look at new places to move all of 2009,
however I couldnt find anything affordable or in my price range. The places I
was interested in needed to rent now and couldnt wait for my 30 day notice, it
was a vicious circle. If you dont give
a 30 day notice, the tenant forfeits their deposit and mine was $600.00.
In approximately Feb or Mar 2010, the police officers came to
my door early afternoon and told me they needed me to come to the police
station and talk to them and I said about what?
They gave me no answer and I said, today isnt a good day for me as I
hadnt had any sleep and wasnt feeling good.
Can we make it later in the week, they said no and I said am I under
arrest for something and they said no. They out right lied!
I walked out with them, and before we got to the patrol car
they handcuffed me and booked me in the city jail for harassing the police
department. I said, what? You have to be kidding me. I spent the night in a freezing I filthy jail
cell with you girls with DUIs, child abuse and other misdemeanors.
I have never been in trouble in my life as I follow the
letter of the law. They had something
like 10 harassment charges on me and false reporting, in addition they had the
individuals who harassed me file complaints and HOA, and I hired an
attorney. All except one charge was
dropped and I was put on probation. All
this for asking for help and asking for my civil rights, according to Arizona
laws, every person is entitled to peace and quit in their own place and time
day or night. Right, that is a joke!
I moved away early January of 2010, and love where I
live. No problems what so ever and
higher class of people who work more then they play. I know all my neighbors and we watch out for
IF YOU, FOLLOW THE LAW OF THE LAND AND YOUR LAW ABIDDING CITIZEN,
REMEMBER YOU HAVE NO CIVIL RIGHTS, AND YOU CANNOT TRUST POLICE, COURTS, OR MOST THE JUDGES, TO DO RIGHT BY YOU. BE CAREFUL!
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