I Am Going to Jail

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    So I am a 19 year old college student.

    I got caught up in all the drinking and partying and got myself in quite some trouble. I was kicked out of school for 4 misdemeanor charges. I did 1 week in jail. 6 months past and I blacked out and accidentally pushed a cop while being arrested. I got charged with a felony and...
    huntsville3329 huntsville3329
    22-25, M
    1 Response Feb 3, 2014

    I Am A Stupid Teenager Who Got Talked Into Doing Some Stupid Things...

    I am 18 years old and 5 months pregnant.. My boyfriend and I fell on hard times and were going to get evicted from our apartment and had no where else to live.. And we were struggling to eat everyday. We were trying our hardest to find jobs but he has a misdemeanor from when we...
    AydensMom41013 AydensMom41013
    4 Responses Nov 5, 2012

    Advice On Time Served Needed!

    Hi all, my fiancé was just sentenced to 2 years in jail/prison, 1 year in county for a DUI and 1 year hard time for felony hit and run with injury to be served consecutively so basically 1 year and I have been getting the run around on how much actual time he will serve. We have...
    MissRobertson MissRobertson
    Nov 8, 2012

    Got Alot On My Mind, Going To Turn Myself In For Obscounding. Please Read!

    hey guys/ladies.. well so here i am sitting here just thinking about everything and i come across this website, now i dont know if it is honestly true but i would think by reading what i have it is. well i am on probation for possesion of thc./ bailjumping. i was sentenced to 18...
    oseman7 oseman7
    5 Responses Sep 23, 2010

    In Trouble

    I have been charged with aggravated burglary for entering my wife's apartment and hitting the man she has been sleeping with causing him stitches above his eye. 27 of them. we are still legally married and both my children were in the apartment. we are separated but working on...
    lincolnboy71 lincolnboy71
    36-40, M
    3 Responses Nov 5, 2010

    Still Unbroken...

    Pretty sure I'm going to jail on November 2, 2009.  This will be my first and God willing last time.  I made some bad decisions last year, I was charged with possession of schedule IV w/o a prescription, drunk and disorderly, public intoxication, and obstructing a...
    Malamute75 Malamute75
    10 Responses Aug 17, 2009

    I Should Turn Myself In

    I left the drug court program. I was given a4 yr joint suspension.DC is the biggest joke in the justice system.If I would have been better informed by my PD,i would have taken my 8 months. Now I am going to do 2 yrs. All this for less than $10 of meth.However,I have 1 yr.clean
    Drgcrtdrpout Drgcrtdrpout
    41-45, F
    1 Response Aug 28, 2012

    May Be Going To Jail For Possessing Cannabis...(illinois)

    Hello all, my name is Mitch I`m 32 years old, live in Belleville, Illinois and I may be going to jail for possessing pot leaves...here`s my story: Now I don`t smoke pot, never have.  I`ve never sold pot, never will.  I`m married, a veteran Marine and I`ve never been...
    monkcaw monkcaw
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Mar 4, 2010


    I'm alone now. My husband is in jail. That says it all. Nobody cares
    Crazycatz11 Crazycatz11
    51-55, F
    1 Response Feb 27, 2013

    I'm Going To Be In Jail By The End Of This Month

    I was arrested on 3/26/09 for felony criminal threat for posting song lyrics on my facebook. In the end the charges were reduced to 3 counts of misdemeanor assault, and I was given probation for one year. I moved 165 miles away for school and my case was transferred down to the...
    hawk09 hawk09
    18-21, M
    1 Response Nov 14, 2009

    So I get sentenced this December 9th 2014 ,

    for a crime I didn't commit but it isn't how hard you fall but how hard you fall and you keep going , fear is normal but not going to bring me down I am a Phoenix and I will be reborn when I come out and will survive and be stronger because of this
    spanishjay spanishjay
    31-35, M
    Dec 3, 2014

    You Won'T Go To Jail

    A man who had been caught embezzling millions from his employer went to a lawyer seeking defense. He didn’t want to go to jail. But his lawyer told him, "Don’t worry. You’ll never have to go to jail with all that money.” And the lawyer was right. When the man was sent to...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl
    18-21, F
    Apr 9, 2013

    Going To Jail

    i will be getting my sentence july 11th and from what i know and have heard from going to court and trying to prolonge this date i will be going to jail for a 3 to 7 bid . I violated my probation by not reporting a few times because i was going thru a lot in my life at the time...
    Diego33 Diego33
    31-35, M
    Jul 2, 2012

    Looking At Jail In January

    I go back to court for sentencing on January 9th for sentencing for assault. I have been in a bit of trouble before but nothing too serious and have only been locked up overnight before. I'm pretty stressed out about it and am hoping I don't get too long. I'm a pretty average guy...
    Greeny24 Greeny24
    22-25, M
    Dec 13, 2007

    Sitting More Dead Time Than My Entire Sentence! Some Advice Please!!

    My fiance is sitting in county jail right now waiting for his po to bring his waiver. when i spoke with his po, he told me that my fiance is going back to blairsville pdc to serve a 60-120 day sentence. which he also explained that as long as my fiance gets up there and stays out...
    lostandconfusedwohim lostandconfusedwohim
    Sep 7, 2012

    If you don't see me in couple of months I will

    be in jail for 6 years or 4 years
    MichaelrobinsonD MichaelrobinsonD
    16-17, M
    1 Response Sep 25, 2015

    Going To Jail

    I am going to jail at the end of next month for a fight with my fiance. There is a restraining order in place and we were recently caught together and i was arrested again now im out on bond. Weve been working things out untill recently n now shes saying this is to much for her n...
    justin7662 justin7662
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 17, 2012

    First Time Offender

    Well I will officially be making my first visit to Jail in a few days, and I wanted to post on here to get out some feelings... This all started back in July of last year. I was driving my car along with a few friends in their cars on a beautiful summer night. I launched my car...
    tdsdave tdsdave
    2 Responses Feb 24, 2011
    MichaelrobinsonD MichaelrobinsonD
    16-17, M
    5 Responses Sep 25, 2015

    Going To Jail In May

    Wow! It really is amazing to go through the Criminal Justice System for Marijuana. Just to see yourself getting the same sentence as all those thief's and criminals who assault others and that our whacked out on crazy drugs! It really is such an injustice to have felony...
    fam6236 fam6236
    36-40, M
    3 Responses May 4, 2012

    Am I Going To Jail

    I don't know if I am going to jail. I t has been two years and I still don't know. I am so in the dark about the judical stuff. I have been charged with 18 counts of  stuff that would make the average person freak out. I did get beat or raped in the Cook County but I am...
    damanrthere damanrthere
    Feb 10, 2010

    Im Probably Going Too

    i got into a wreck and me and my friend went the hospital and then got arrested, they found some pills in my car, lots of pills, like maybe 400 total. noting that serious, just some ativan and ambien and zyrtec, oh and prescriptin eye drops, however they were not prescribed to me...
    jdmcme3 jdmcme3
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Mar 2, 2009


    I am going to jail in January. Im 18 years old looking at about 3 to 5. Ive been in the army and college. When I got out I started selling cocaine and now Im stressed out,broke and have no prospects! Im finding it difficult coping with the idea of being in jail for 3 years!
    redd2 redd2
    5 Responses Oct 16, 2008

    Getting Locked Up Again

    I posted here before I went to jail for the first time back in Jan 2008. I did 4 months for that and swore I'd never end up back in there but I am back in court in a couple of weeks and will probably get 3 years or something like that. I got iinto a row and it ended up ...
    Greeny24 Greeny24
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Nov 20, 2009

    Don't Drink And Drive

    well i started my new year by getting messed up with friends and when it was time to go home wasn't smart enough to stay where i was at. I didn't get very far before I saw the cop turn on his lights and pulled me over. next there i am surrounded in cops and taken to jail I did...
    bestmanrwg bestmanrwg
    2 Responses Mar 17, 2011

    Not to sound strange

    but has anyone ever been on the verge of killing your mother?
    GhostNinja64 GhostNinja64
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Nov 27, 2014

    I'm In Big Trouble, In Limbo

    Howdy all: First, let me say it is a relief to find a place where people are sharing their stories about fears and hope with regards to going to jail. I never thought I would find myself in this position, but it looks like I am probably going to prison. I am 37 years old. I...
    bryanc bryanc
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Nov 30, 2010

    January 7th

    I will be going to jail in the beginning of the year, nice way to start this one.  I will be convicted of a non-violent crime, that is also a victimless crime, I did not steal anything, I did not hurt anyone, I did not rip the tag off the mattress, I did not do anything that...
    bulldog4204 bulldog4204
    22-25, M
    11 Responses Dec 9, 2007

    Bad Choices, Addiction, Muliple Arrests, I Give Up!

    Hello, I am writing today after reading some stories. I am living in Minnesota. Four years ago I had a clean record, steady work history, and new cars, bills paid on time and food to eat. Now I am 46 years old, married with three adult children that deserve a good mom...
    Hootstar Hootstar
    46-50, F
    1 Response May 3, 2010

    Losing Everything to Go to Jail....????

    i have 5 kids i am an employed single mom and i am going to jail. I was on probation and there was an order of protection that the victim in my case broke by coming to my home at 7 in the morning and my p.o. showed up. I was busted. even though i did not do anything wrong....I...
    beccablaze beccablaze
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 8, 2008

    Possible Breaking & Entering

    So what I've done is, very obviously stupid. I have a key to my last apartment.  Walking by the apartment, I decided to see if it still worked, for some reason thinking no one was home, by just trying the key.  I did, the key worked, and I immediately turned...
    snowfox223 snowfox223
    4 Responses May 6, 2010

    I'm Going To Jail

    I'm going to jail,Not for time,But to visit,My poor mate,Wronged again,Landed a holiday,Thank goodness,I'm only visiting!
    startinover1 startinover1
    Apr 8, 2012

    Dead Inside...

    I am going to jail for 3 months for a 2nd dui. Although I do realize this is my own fault for getting behind the wheel after having a few drinks, 3 MONTHS?!?! In the state of PA, you are literally better off killing somebody than getting a dui. I've had 2 other friends that got...
    ak7882 ak7882
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 20, 2010

    I live in quebec, near mtl,

    2 years ago a cop gave me 3 tickets near the parking of my parents house. I went to debate them at his car he came out yelling at me hes gonna beat me up i backed away got scared hit him in the face and and legs and injured him badely. 1st offense ever! I'm afriad i will get a...
    Xeliex Xeliex
    31-35, M
    Mar 2, 2016

    I Have A Medical Marajuana Card. I Am Going To Jail For A Felony For Carring Less Than My Dr. Recomended Yearly Amount

    I am a 43 year old wife and mother of two wonderful boys ages 12 and 13. I have a medical marajuana card for arthritis, cronic pain, and severe ptsd's being taken and held as a young girl. My husband and I had decided to stop being paitent growers. We are just to old for the...
    Chryst Chryst
    Jun 20, 2012

    Today I turn myself in.

    Yikes! I just want to get it over with. Hope these 4 days go by quick.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 24, 2014

    First Time In Jail

    i am going to court on monday to answer charges of armed robbery. i am dreading it. this is the first time i have been in trouble with the police and if found guilty i will be sent to county jail. my solicitor has said that i will get between 10 and 15 years if found guilty...
    gaysl gaysl
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Feb 11, 2010

    Do Ideserve It

    The lawyer told me to get ready to be taken to jail on Monday. He said that he can't do any thing for me coz  I'm guilty. He's sure that the judge will find me guilty too. This will be the second time. At the first time I went to th jail and spent 2 years their for taking...
    seleena seleena
    2 Responses Dec 6, 2011

    Going To Court

    You never know what is going to happen at court. I have no idea what the lawyer is doing. Every time I come there are continuances. I don't like that I am like a spectator. The judge sits and you hear the prosecutor and the lawyer go back and forth. They are so casual so...
    damanrthere damanrthere
    Feb 26, 2010

    At An End

    I am going to jail. swore it would never happen again but things have spiralled out of control. I have nothing left inside. My poor kid. what will he think of me in years to come. I hope he is stronger than me. I'm not sure why I came to this site, I guess to feed an...
    summit123 summit123
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jan 19, 2010

    Warrants For Body Attachment

    I failed to appear in court for numerous tickets. Seat belt . Speeding . Improperdsplay of license plate and driving while suspended. How much jail time do you think ill do?
    jamesthebong jamesthebong
    1 Response Oct 8, 2012
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