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Old 08-31-2017, 04:46 PM   #1
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I have some neighbors that I think are up to no good and producing drugs. But, to give them the benefit of the doubt, I figured I'd try to rule out more mundane explanations first. The attached pic shows heavy vapor emitting from their main sewer vent on the roof, from what I understand. Is there anything that could explain this? It also starts slow and follows a curve of intensity and then dissipation. One person thought it could be the 'hot water tank venting'. Keeping in mind this is 70 degrees F out, I don't think so... I've seen it in 100 degrees as well. Any educated input is appreciated.
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Hot water tank will not be venting out the plumbing stack. That is connected to the sewer system.

Does not look normal for sure.
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Time to drop a dime. (old saying when pay phones cost a dime)
There just is nothing in a normal home that would do that.
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That's what I figured. Thanks for helping me narrow it down, guys. They must have something fairly elaborate to tie into the sewer vent. Not your normal junkies making it in pop bottles.
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That's what I figured. Thanks for helping me narrow it down, guys. They must have something fairly elaborate to tie into the sewer vent. Not your normal junkies making it in pop bottles.
Is your neighbors name Walter White?
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Any strange smells?
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Could it be when the washer or dishwasher is dumping hot water. Check your own.
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Could it be when the washer or dishwasher is dumping hot water. Check your own.
No other house in the area does this, mine included. It's a duplex as well and I never see it from the other side of the unit. I've only ever observed it from them. I've also noticed it seems to correspond to the presence of a particular person being there.
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No other house in the area does this, mine included. It's a duplex as well and I never see it from the other side of the unit. I've only ever observed it from them. I've also noticed it seems to correspond to the presence of a particular person being there.
Scary stuff....
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Definitely could be up to no good, could also be something totally innocuous as well. Any weird habits or behaviors out of them?
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Definitely could be up to no good, could also be something totally innocuous as well. Any weird habits or behaviors out of them?
Tons of traffic at all hours, never sleep, jugs of chemicals, etc. It's obvious something is going on. I just want to know the extent of it. At first I thought it was just a bunch of users, but seems they're also producers. Already working with the PD and want to give them as much ammo as possible.

That said, I am open to the innocuous ideas as well. I don't want to say anything out of ignorance.
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http://globalnews.ca/news/2595685/3-...on-in-markham/
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Definitely scary.

I suspected my neighbor was dealing drugs. Cars were coming and going all day long. Nobody stayed for more than a few minutes. I was getting ready to contact the sheriff but came home to a for sale sign in his front year. The house was sold the next day.

I don't think he was cooking meth as there were no signs of it such as strange ammonia odors or any other orders, covered windows, unusual ventilation (like what you are seeing), etc.
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Based on what you have said, definitely time to talk to the authorities.
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