Evan McKenzie on the rise of private urban governance and the law of homeowner and condominium associations. Visit evanmckenzie.wikispaces.com for my published articles and services.
Thursday, July 22, 2010
Man Pulled Gun On Condo Tenant In Shower
A Boynton Beach homeowner's association member was arrested after pulling a gun on someone in the shower Wednesday, police said."He had the gun within 12 inches from my face, shaking his hand," tenant James Korienek said.Korienek said he came face to face with an armed man inside the Boynton Beach condominium where he lives early Wednesday.Boynton Beach police said Virgil Wilkinson, a homeowner's association board member, broke into the unit."I was locked in the bathroom," Korienek said. "I come out, open the door and the gun is pulled on me like this, and he had the Boynton (Beach) police on the phone. He said, 'Just stand back. Stand back.' And I'm like, 'Virgil, it's me, Jim.'"
Sounds like a scene out of a Hitchcock movie, doesn't it?
Should Condos have access to privately owned units? Is this an invitation for abuse?