Woman mails cow manure to her neighbors because they complained about her barking dogBy Mason White 6:35 PM January 4, 2015
By: Wayne Morin
A woman was charged with harassment after allegedly mailing cow manure to her neighbors, police in Iowa said.
The couple of South Burlington, said that they have been complaining about the barking dog for the past three years.
Last week, 51-year-old Kimberly Capdevila of 2835 S. Main Street, allegedly sent the cow manure to her neighbors by priority mail.
Capdevila was charged with harassment in the third degree for mailing the cow manure to Steve Rowland and Mary Eipert, who live at 2838 S. Main Street.
Rowland said that he and his wife initially thought that the package contained a special flour, which they recently ordered, but when they opened the package, they were horrified to see cow manure.
Rowland and his wife immediately suspected that the package had been sent by Capdevila, due to the ongoing problems over the constant barking of her dog.
Rowland notified the Burlington Police and the U.S. Postal Service. Police launched an investigation, and discovered that the cow manure was sent by a web based company.
Capdevila denied that she intended to harass her neighbors, saying that she sent the cow manure as a prank. If convicted, she faces up to 30 days in jail and a fine up to $625.