Neighbors seek resolution with fellow neighbor after years of dispute

By ZACK HEDRICKNews 4 San AntonioFacebook | TwitterSAN ANTONIO -- San Antonians at the end of their rope - saying they feel trapped in their home by a neighbor. "This is not right for us to have to live like this," said Margarita Rodriguez, a homeowner who lives on the East side.Rodriguez and Leslie Donovan have been living together in their east side neighborhood for a little more than 10 years.But the last three have been a struggle."it scared us both it," said Rodriguez. "Very scary.""Sounded like somebody was trying to break in," added Donovan.The pair says about three years ago they stopped using a neighbor to mow their lawn.Shortly after that, items began landing on their side of the fence."Rocks, bricks, tree limbs, fence boards," they said.The two allege the neighbor is the one throwing the items onto their property.They've filed at least 28 police reports against him.The police reports show that officers have given both sides plenty of alternatives to fix the situation. They've even gone to the Bexar County Dispute Resolution Center twice in 2014, with both sides agreeing to keep the peace. But Rodriguez and Donovan say the conflicts continue to flare up.Legal experts say these neighbors are going through the correct avenues to resolve this conflict. They say if you are in a similar situation, let the police do the engaging.If you do need to contact the Bexar County Dispute Resolution Center, you can find a link to the information here or call 210-335-2128.

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