Home » Feud between Oldsmar neighbors brings eavesdropping charge Association News Feud between Oldsmar neighbors brings eavesdropping charge September 30, 2009 Reprints 3 Comments The feud between neighbors began over the placement of a fence. Three years later, the feud turns into felony charges for stalking and interception of wire, oral or electronic communications. St. Petersburg Times By Rita Farlow, Times Staff Writer In Print: Sunday, September 6, 2009 OLDSMAR - The Smith family was under surveillance. Every day. Every time they stepped outside their house. "We feel very violated and afraid," said Carol Smith, speaking for her husband, Terry, and their children. The source of their fear is Timothy Dederick, with whom they had a long-running dispute over a fence on the boundary between their two properties on Evergreen Drive. Dederick installed a sophisticated video and audio surveillance system with at least six cameras pointed right at the Smiths' home, authorities said in an affidavit. The Smiths' fears grew when they found out that Dederick wasn't just watching them. He was also listening to and recording their conversations. When Dederick did that, authorities say, he committed a felony. The feud began about three years ago when Dederick sued the couple, alleging their fence was on his property and that they continually antagonized him. ... To read the rest of the story, click to www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/crime/feud-between-oldsmar-neighbors-brings-eavesdropping-charge/1034055. Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to POB. Related Articles BOONE LIFE: Tough loss brings team closer Neighbor spat nets trespassing arrest for Palm Beach County airports official Neighbors Resolve Property Line Dispute Technology profile: Bringing GNSS to South Africa. Related Products POB Top 100 Report Andrew Ellicott: The Stargazer Who Defined America - Special Edition Ethics IV Surveying: Principles and Applications, 9th Edition Related Directories Cabco Consultants You must login or register in order to post a comment. Report Abusive Comment Thank you for helping us to improve our forums. Is this comment offensive? Please tell us why.