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'Germany's worst neighbour' faces court

The Local · 19 Mar 2013, 12:19

Published: 19 Mar 2013 12:19 GMT+01:00

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The Bild newspaper has dubbed the 75-year-old Frankfurt resident “Terror-Günter” for his dedication to making his neighbours' lives as difficult as possible.

The ex-truck driver, identified only as Günter D., has been accused of calling his neighbours prostitutes and scrawling lewd graffiti in their building's communal areas.

Residents also said they had spotted him on multiple occasions relieving himself into the flowers.

Dagmar Schuck, one of the nightmare neighbour's victims, told the paper the man repeatedly called her house to moan at her on the phone. “In January alone he rang me 284 times,” said Schuck, who had recorded the man's antics over several months.

Schuck's 90-year-old mother said she once saw Günter D. running through the building completely naked, shoving mouldy bread into residents' letterboxes. Another elderly woman was reportedly so terrified of him, that she fled the building and moved in with her son.

Günter D. flatly denies terrorizing his neighbours. “I've not done anything or offended anyone,” he told the newspaper.

The 75-year-old pensioner has already appeared in court for drink driving and was sacked from his truck driver position in 2011 after driving with a blood alcohol level of 1.3.

The residents may yet get the last laugh, as Germany's "worst neighbour"

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will soon be hauled up in court to face charges of disturbing the peace, damaging property and making threats, chief prosecutor Doris Möller-Scheu told Bild.

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Your comments about this article

13:51 March 19, 2013 by raandy
If all that is said here in this questionable report is true, then he should be in the loony bin.
13:59 March 19, 2013 by zeddriver
And he was 73 and still driving a heavy truck? With BAC of 1.3. That's real close to blood poison levels. I'm sure his brain and liver are toast by now.

I agree raandy. Time to call nurse Ratched at the cuckoo's nest. To see if there is a vacancy.
22:18 March 19, 2013 by Bigfoot76
Seeing the pic for this story makes me hungry for a sandwich.
06:54 March 20, 2013 by raandy
zeddriver -;)
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