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I Am Going to Jail

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    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

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    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 46-50 Apr 8, 2012

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    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 26-30 Feb 10, 2010

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    Is Last Chance Drug Court An Option With These Charges? Pregnate and Need Awnsers A.s.a.p Please!!

    hey im just looking for some awnsers my fiance just got charged with POSS W/INTENT TO DIST C/S DFZ and drug paraphernalia possession in a dfz and he was currently on probation his points are high and so we are trying to avoid prision. we want to know if he can get into last...
    leecie831 leecie831 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6, 2009

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    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 31-35 10 Responses Aug 17, 2009

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    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

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    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 41-45 Jun 20, 2012

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    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 41-45 2 Responses Mar 17, 2011

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    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 1 Response Mar 4, 2010

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    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

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    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 18-21 4 Responses Sep 23, 2010

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    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 21-25, M 11 Responses Dec 9, 2007

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    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 22-25 1 Response Feb 24, 2011

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    Jail

    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 18-21 6 Responses Oct 16, 2008

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    Thank You...

    For those of you who responded to my little blurb...Thank you...From the bottom of my heart. I could tell you all that thinking about suicide was never an option, that what I had said was nothing more than a momentary lapse of reason but that would be a lie. The reality is that...
    summit123 summit123 36-40, M Feb 1, 2010

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    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 16-17, F Apr 9, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    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 22-25 Sep 7, 2012

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    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 22-25 4 Responses May 6, 2010

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    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 22-25 Oct 8, 2012

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    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

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    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 13-15 2 Responses Dec 6, 2011

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    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 21-25, M 4 Responses Nov 20, 2009

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    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 26-30 Nov 8, 2012

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    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 4 Responses Nov 5, 2010

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    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 18-21 4 Responses Nov 5, 2012

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    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 4 Responses Mar 2, 2009

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    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

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    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 21-25, M Dec 13, 2007

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    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

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    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 26-30 Feb 26, 2010

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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 18-21, M Feb 3

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    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

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    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

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    Today I turn myself in.

    Yikes! I just want to get it over with. Hope these 4 days go by quick.
    ers86 ers86 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 24

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    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 2 Responses May 4, 2012

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    Alone

    I'm alone now. My husband is in jail. That says it all. Nobody cares
    Crazycatz11 Crazycatz11 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 27, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I'm so irritated right now. I just talked to my boyfriend that is in jail. And Ive been waiting, and staying by his side through this "rough" time for him, but the whole time he...
    lovingyoufromadistance lovingyoufromadistance 18-21, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    ny boyfriend and i have been together for A year and a half and hes been in jail for 5 months. he got out but now hes back in again for common law robbery. :/ i feel lonely, i feel...
    madisontullis madisontullis 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 24

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    What I'm going through at this moment I nobody understand, me and my boyfriend is going through a hard time now, he was force to resign from work and was told that he took some...
    cielotasha cielotasha 31-35, F Sep 1

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    I am currently in Atlanta. My boyfriend and I live in Columbus, GA. He's homeless and he'd recently started working at a kiosk in the mall. He was on ninety days unsupervised...
    michelleeads michelleeads 18-21, F Aug 21

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    Well its been 2 weeks since my fiance got arrested for assualt. He was defending himself against someone. The day it happened the detectives told him it was clearly self defense...
    punkmom13 punkmom13 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    My recovering drug addict boyfriend and I have been planning to move together out of state. I have been about an hour away from him for a few months now and as much as the distance...
    secretdestiny secretdestiny 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I wrote this before I did almost an entire year probation, then failed a UA, and lost a 3000 dollar bond, plus ended up doing the 45 days anyway.. Today I plead guilty to...
    dispose6 dispose6 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    I love my boyfriend and miss him but his in jail and I'm starting to wonder is this relationship even worth fighting. I put money in his books and he waste it like its his own, all...
    Chaejoorhi Chaejoorhi 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    The past 50 days have been hell with him away. But he was sentenced Wednesday and Finally moved Friday! He got the facility which means in a few short months he's going to be out...
    FakeRedheadgirl FakeRedheadgirl 16-17, F Aug 31

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    HOW THE **** RU GONNA SAY U MISS AND LOVE UR BF SO MUCH IN JAIL BUT GO AND CHEAT?!smfh... If you truley love someone ur gonna be their ride or die no matter how lonely u get . Stop...
    Heyababe Heyababe 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    2 more days til my man is realeased! I'm so excited I haven't seen him in 3 months! And only in the last month been in contact with him over the ph as he is several hours away from...
    xox0xox xox0xox 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I'm to pretty to go to jail....
    TheDemonFox TheDemonFox 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I miss my boyfriend so much, and I'm losing sleep he's in jail & there sending letters whenever they feel like it, it's getting hard for the both of us
    sharizzle sharizzle 16-17, F Aug 23

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    I went on a Caribbean cruise for Labor Day weekend. My baby and I went the longest we've gone since we started hanging out without talking. We didn't talk for 5 days. If you've...
    Photographer85 Photographer85 31-35, F 1 Response