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I am going to be 71 this year. My neighbor keeps puttinghis

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I am going to be 71 this year. My neighbor keeps puttinghis junk in my barn and laughs when I object. His younger brother (about 32) has "borrowed" a lawnmower for two months.
He sometimes just walks in the door without permission. When I last told him to leave he became physically aggressive and threatening. The constabulary claims there is nothing they can do. I fear escalation of this conflict. I am not armed.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Ray replied 1 year ago.

Hi and welcome to JA. Ray here to help you today.Please bear with me a few moments while I review your question and respond.

Expert:  Ray replied 1 year ago.

I suggest posting no trespass signs around your property.You might also consider a camera.If he returns call constable again he is trespassing here and you have video.

Get a couple of these signs

You can also go to sheriff or police and file a theft report on the mower.

You also can sue him here for the value of the mower in small claims as well if law enforcement will not resolve this.

I am so sorry you are having to deal with all of this.I appreciate the chance to help you tonight.

Expert:  Ray replied 1 year ago.

Here is the law if you have signs posted they have to prosecute them.

Small claims for the lawn mower if you have too.

Expert:  Ray replied 1 year ago.

If you can leave a 5 star rating it is always sincerely appreciated.