A black Lengthy Island lady who posted an indication on her entrance door pleading for assist after years of alleged harassment from her white neighbors claims they accused her of enjoying “the race card” and continually fired a pellet gun at her property.
The brand new particulars surfaced in a sworn assertion from Jennifer McLeggan, 39, throughout a Friday court appearance within the felony mischief and harassment case in opposition to her neighbors, John McEneaney, 57, and his girlfriend, Mindy Canarick, 53, who’ve denied wrongdoing, in keeping with Newsday.
The dangerous relationship started nearly instantly after McLeggan purchased her Valley Stream dwelling in 2017.
Greater than 60 occasions, McLeggan stated she heard “pops” that gave the impression to be gunshots coming from McEneaney’s yard, as McEneaney allegedly despatched photographs flying into and throughout her property, regardless of her many calls to police, in keeping with the courtroom papers cited by Newsday.
McEneaney advised her at one level to “return” to the place she “got here from,” she additionally claimed, accusing McEneaney of utilizing derogatory phrases for her and shouting that she was enjoying “the race card.”
McLaren’s social media posts in August drew sufficient consideration for her dwelling to grow to be the location of a number of protests.
Nassau District Courtroom Choose Eileen Goggin signed new orders of safety Friday requiring each defendants to avoid McLeggan. The Nassau district lawyer is investigating whether or not McEneaney violated a earlier order.
McEneaney advised investigators in August he solely shot his weapons in his yard, by no means pointed them at anybody or another home and that his father had surrendered the weapons to Nassau police, courtroom information present. McEneaney has denied harassing McLeggan, stated he isn’t a racist and known as Canarick and himself “the victims.”