Well, it seems that there was some excitement at our apartment building during our absence. Corvette Guy and his wife were evicted from their apartment while we were gone.
The first sign that something was up was the sight of plainclothes Sheriff's deputies with badges showing walking up to an apartment across the way as I was leaving for work last Friday. I heard them knock on an apartment door, say "XXXX County Sheriff", and then try the door. The building manager walked up as they were doing this. He said "they're gone already". They asked him who he was, he told them, and then let them inside. I asked the manager what was going on, and he said that someone had been evicted.
Mrs. Geek and I didn't immediately deduce that it was Corvette Guy, but quickly developed our suspicions. None of the usual Corvette Guy vehicles (the Corvette, the Ford Escort, the Cadillac Seville, the Contractor Truck) were in any of the usual spaces. I also knew that Corvette Guy lived in one of the apartments across the way somewhere... we just didn't remember which one and two were now empty.
Confirmation came when Mrs. Geek asked the apartment manager about the eviction. Evidently Corvette Guy and his wife were lousy neighbors and lousy tenants. There had been multiple complaints about noise during the middle of the night. Corvette Guy's wife evidently has a little trouble holding her liquor and occasionally took to pounding on neighbors doors early in the morning, thinking that they were the door to her apartment in the midst of a drunken stupor. She had also been caught smoking in one of the building storage areas by the manager only to be told that it was a no smoking area. She evidently then denied that she was smoking while a burning cigarette was still between her fingers. Oh yes, remember those flat tires on the Cadillac Seville? It seems she slashed them.
So, it seems that the building owner recently had enough of these shenanigans and Corvette Guy and wife are now out on the street... leaving a VERY messy empty apartment in their wake.
on 2004-07-14 at 5:02 p.m.
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