Transcript for Man Arrested for Allegedly Terrorizing His Neighbor for the Past 5 Years
Time for the "Heat index" and this morning's hot button. There it is. A nasty neighbor dispute that landed one Maryland man behind bars accused of terrorizing the family next door for five years accused of knocking down fences, even throwing stones. Look at that. ABC's David Wright has the story. Reporter: Good fences make good neighbor, right? Not always. Not when one of them hops on a bulldozer and brings that fence down. Not when he allegedly blocks the driveway or flips the bird. I put up the first camera to try to catch him cutting down the fence so then by July of 2013, he's dumping motor oil in the swimming pool. He has hurled stones at Mr. Buckland. He has threatened to shoot him. Reporter: Socrates lives right next door and in an otherwise quiet suburb of Washington, D.C. The two have a property dispute going back five years now. One that recently got so ugly, socrates is now behind bars. The dispute upsetting the neighbors too prompting 43 separate calls to 911. Stop cutting trees. Reporter: Nasty neighborhood disputes have been known to escalate to gunfire. Just last year in California, Michael vilkin was convicted of murder all because of landscaping. I pulled over and shot him. Reporter: As for that Washington, D.C. Case, last fall a court ordered socrates to take anger management and lied about taking the classes and is now convicted of perjury. Socrates will be sentenced in September and could face up to two years in prison. For "Good morning America," David Wright, ABC news, new York.
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