Stupid Sheriff

It would be highly inappropriate for you to retaliate against the sheriff in anyway. I would not recommend that you take any such action, and if you did, you would likely be arrested. It would be best to just let this go.

Helena M. Nevicosi
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Why are you angry with the sheriff? He was doing his job. His department was conrtacted by an attorney to deliver papers. As embarrassing as it may be to be served, it is a guaranteed way for someone to be notified of legal appointments. Why was it a problem for him to ask about you in the rental office? Would you rather the officer spend time going back and forth trying to catch you at home when one conversation could give him a defined better time to locate you. I may be wrong, but I think the average cost of serving papers through the sheriff is about 20.00, no matter how long it takes or how many attempts are made. I think I would rather have the officer ask questions, get information to do his job efficiently rather than waste the taxpayer’s money and safety so the servee wouldn’t be embarassed. And Buhleeve me, although it was probably a highlight of that day, people who work in leasing offices see stuff a WHOLE lot more intresting than a sheriff serving papers. As a matter of fact, where I work today we are dealing with two sheriff lockouts. It is par for the course when you deal with tennants. I do feel for our frustration, I just don’t think the sheriff is the one to be frustrated at.

When I was served restraining orders by a sheriff, he decided to go the extra mile when he could not reach me at my residence as I was at the weight training facility in my neighborhood. After obviously not finding me, he decided to go to the rental office to ask around about me pertaining to the restraining order as if he were some kind of bounty hunter. Needless to say, the WOMEN in my rental office did not take well to this as I am sure that the whole thing was quite interesting considering I am a resident in a community filled with women. I hae no crimminal background - the ex is just pissed because I finally had enough of her infidelity and asked her to leave back in October. Who can tell me how to change this sheriffs life?