Association News

Feud between Oldsmar neighbors brings eavesdropping charge

September 30, 2009
/ Print / Reprints /
/ Text Size+
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. ...

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to POB

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.

9/30/14 2:00 pm EDT

Technical Workflows on the Job Site Using 3D Laser Scanning

The purpose of this webinar is to dig into different laser scanning workflows and techniques.


POB September 2014

2014 September

In this September 2014 issue of POB, we take a look at a book that reveals how a rare-map dealer made millions stealing ancient maps. Also, discover the secrets of a 21st-century surveyor and how technology enables small surveying businesses to ease growing pains and maximize their potential.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Surveying Career

Would you recommend surveying as a career to a current college student?
View Results Poll Archive

Point of Beginning Store

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\POB\epubsite\Statues-pic-large.gif
Surveyor Statues

The perfect gift or award for any special occasion.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

Geo Locator

Buyers Guide

The #1 buyers' guide for land surveyors and geomatics professionals. Search listings for software and equipment manufacturers, equipment dealers and professional services. CLICK HERE to view GeoLocator.


Facebook logo Twitter logo  LinkedIn logo  YouTube logoRPLS small logo

Google +