Neighbors accused of harassing suspect
Mar 19,2008 00:00 by UPI
CHICAGO -- An ex-police officer suspected in the disappearance of his wife is engaged in an ongoing battle with people who live in his suburban Chicago neighborhood.

The attorney for retired officer Drew Peterson charges neighbors of his client have been going out of their way to harass him, The Chicago Tribune reported Wednesday.

Attorney Joel Brodsky has appealed to the FBI which will review information he provided in consultation with the U.S. attorney's office, an FBI spokesman said.

Peterson, 54, is a suspect in the Oct. 28 disappearance of his wife Stacy, 23.

Recently, he has been dueling with Stacy's best friend and next door neighbor, Sharon Bychowski.

Bychowski put "Where is Stacy" signs in her windows and encouraged neighbors in their cul-de-sac to take turns displaying a large 3-by-4-foot "Where is Stacy" sign in their front yards.

Bychowski told The Chicago Sun Times that she fears for her life because she had given Stacy an opener for her garage door before she disappeared.

Peterson has refused to return it, she said.

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