I Had the Police Turn Up On My Doorstep

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    GRRRRR My Husband

    One day i checked th mail it was actually on our wedding anniversary . And there was a letter in there from the hamilton county sheriffs office . I didnt think it anything of it  since Mark had applied there some time back ... well i gave it to him .. he read it and smiled...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme
    26-30, F
    Jan 26, 2008

    I' M Really Embarrassed

    I grew up in horrific abuse and never ever touch or abused my own kids.  Except once. I just came out as a lesbian and their was no issue about it at all.  One said "cool."  One said "I already knew with all the gay friends you have."...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom
    51-55, F
    6 Responses Dec 12, 2008

    A Number of Times

    I have had the police at my door loads of times unfortunately. The most recent time was the worst. I had recently cut my wrist and the ambulance and police had come round to check me over. Just before that I had got into a fight with this girl who decided to get the police...
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Nov 4, 2007

    This One Time

    I had my niece over one day and she had the phone. A little while later, I heard a knock at the door. Scared me sooo bad. 2 cops were standing at the door. I thoought something had happened. She had dialed 911. Bad Little girl!
    AwesomeAngel AwesomeAngel
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 29, 2012

    I Went Missing

    Well not really, I had fallen asleep at Emelio's house and not told my mum where I was. So she phoned the police after 12 hours of not knowing where I was and mobile's weren't that big a deal in those days. (man i feel old writing that) I was a missing person, for 14 hours...
    deleted deleted
    7 Responses Dec 12, 2008

    It Was Scary!

    It was many years ago and I had a whole bunch of weed on the kitchen table because it was harvest time. I thought I had gotten turned in man, so I just walked out smiling and damn near extended my arms for the cuffs. Good thing I played it cool, they were looking for the...
    deleted deleted
    Apr 1, 2011

    Yeah Crazy Story

    I get to the door and its 2 officers saying that they were evacuating the area.  In case stuff(his exact words) starts flying. I peek out and can see the neighbors outside too.  So I gather some clothes for my daughter and shoes and get my mom and brother and we are...
    shuttermagic shuttermagic
    36-40, F
    Mar 19, 2008

    My Former Evil Roommate...

    ...called campus police and lied saying that i was threatening her via facebook. LOL. i was in my bed and all of a sudden i had them banging on my door.  i had simply messaged her asking her why she had stolen some of my desk supplies. how did she take that as a death threat...
    SomebodyHelpMe SomebodyHelpMe
    22-25, F
    25 Responses Jan 24, 2008

    Story #2

    Once we had 2 cops show up at our door with a warrant to search our son's room. (our son wasn't at home at the time) We were kind of embarrassed because our son's room was a pig sty even though we had been telling him for months to clean his room and stop bringing and ...
    Nanoose Nanoose
    61-65, M
    Feb 6, 2008

    3 Am Wake-up Call

    The whole house was asleep. The doorbell rang, and everyone got up and shuffled to the door, half awake, completely alarmed. Dad opened the door, and there was a policeman standing there. "Is that Jeep in the driveway your vehicle?" he asks. I thought it was a...
    eyes eyes
    31-35, F
    Jan 24, 2008

    First Birthday Party Ends In Arrests

    This story is going to make my family sound like a bunch of backwoods people, but believe me, we aren't.  Well, some of our extended family might be. It was July 2002.  It was my nephew's first birthday party.  There must have been about 50 people there.  It...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten
    31-35, F
    12 Responses Apr 12, 2009


    There was a point in my life when I was depressed.  I was put on Lexapro for it.  But to help calm the pain I would also take a few too many Tylenol and/or Excedrin pills.  I wanted to die but at the same time I knew that even though death was possible...
    yoyy yoyy
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Dec 10, 2008

    Jerky Neighbors.

    So I had a holiday party yesterday with some friends. Well lately this new couple moved in below and they have this ******* annoying *** dog that barks in the wee hours of the morning. And they have the gall to complain about me stomping. Luckily Im moving out so **** em...
    Silver01ta Silver01ta
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Dec 8, 2008


    did a runner from hospital. i didnt like how close the male nurse came to my face when he was talking to me. i told him to back off and he wouldnt. they had given me valium but i was so hysterical it had no affect.   so i legged it :P they didnt take to kindly to it. five...
    Tesse Tesse
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 11, 2008


    A year ago I lived next door and a little down the street from the local mall here in my town. One afternoon my daughter and I went for a walk to the mall to spend the afternoon. It was December time frame which in Texas is the perfect weather. Anyway when we walked back we...
    fun4all4u fun4all4u
    26-30, M
    Oct 26, 2011

    Bad Kids. Really Bad Kids.

    I was staying the summer at my second cousin's house in New York two years ago.  Somehow I had ended up in charge of her two younger kids and her sister's two kids who were also staying the summer.  Her sister's kids, my third cousins, are really really bad...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 6, 2008

    Last Night Actually

    lol So yeah my friend was staying the night with us and his mom is a total and complete ***** SO the day after his mom comes over asking if we had him here and lucky for us he was already on a bus ride home! We said he stopped by asking for change for the bus and that's it. She...
    HanaNoMizu HanaNoMizu
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jan 28, 2008

    One Lived Under the Cuckoo's Nest

    Many times.The most annoying tribulations were about 4 years ago. I had just moved into a new apartment. My roommate and I had finished unpacking some boxes, and were taking a break, watching Legend of Drunken Master (in Chinese) when there is a knock on the door. It was like 11...
    eyes eyes
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Jan 24, 2008


    Twice the police came to my door for a well being check. I live with my friends, and my mom is extremely crazy. I think the only reason the police don't come by anymore is 'cause they know I'm fine and must've figured out she's crazy! It's funny 'cause one of the times they asked...
    beautifulLove beautifulLove
    22-25, F
    Jul 24, 2010

    It Happened Just Today!!!

    I heard a knock at the door and I went to see who it was it was indeed the popo they were shining their flashlight in my house.I answered to find out my dumbass brother decided to steal my mom's car...he was bugging my mom all day for the car and her answer was NO and it will...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 9, 2012

    Last Night

    A police officer came to our door with a supoena ordering my 15 year old daughter to testify for the prosecution in a stabbing case.  The court date is set for April--almost a year after the incident occurred.
    Francescanolonger Francescanolonger
    46-50, F
    1 Response Nov 21, 2008


      Ah this twisted tale begins back in 2003, in the middle of the night when a strange woman begins banging on my door a little after midnight. I drag myself out of a sound sleep and go to the door to be greeted with the mom shouting at me “Let my daughter go!&rdquo...
    dasmuggler dasmuggler
    36-40, M
    8 Responses Apr 12, 2009

    Lots of Times

    When my son was young the cops showed up at my door often. One of the times they showed up was when I had a Halloween display set up outside. One of the displays was the - Vancouver Island Trick Sea monkey Act. - the cop was curious so I told him that he could have a peek...
    Nanoose Nanoose
    61-65, M
    Jan 25, 2008

    Almost Got Tazered.

    They showed up at my bathroom door when I locked myself inside with a razor blade.  My wife called them, can't blame her, she said she was going to.  But I'm not doing that anymore, well, I mean it's only been 7 days.  But I'm not doing that anymore.
    Beastweaver Beastweaver
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jan 7, 2009

    The Last Place I Lived In Particular

    The cops showed up a few times looking for people that didn't live there. They were looking for a completely different appartment actually, but they decided to harrass us a bit too. The first time thyey they turned up they were out of uniform and refused to display any ID o even...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    Jul 24, 2008

    Serving and Protecting

    The first time a uniformed police officer knocked on my door, I was living temporarily in an apartment in Lawton, Oklahoma while my husband was at advanced training for the military.  We had closed up our home, left our quiet settled neighborhood, and moved to this apartment...
    mags mags
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 5, 2008

    A Nightmare Come True.......

    I was 7 months pregnant, my husband and I had an argument,  I told him our marraige was over. I wanted stability and he was not capable of giving that to me. So he packed and left. The police knocked on my door at 3:30am the next morning.  I was not asleep, I...
    imogene imogene
    41-45, F
    Jan 28, 2008

    A Few Years Ago....

    ....my parents went away and I had a small gathering at their house (about 6 people) and my neighbours called the police 20 times (I am not kidding you). The police didn't come that night (being a Saturday night they had more important things to do then go out to a noise...
    randomdriftwood randomdriftwood
    22-25, F
    Nov 4, 2007


    Last July 1st I had some friends visiting from out of town. They always bring fireworks with them because they have a son with downs syndrome and he loves to watch fireworks. So at about 9:30pm my friend went down to the warf and set up the fire works. As he did we all gathered...
    0hBrandie 0hBrandie
    41-45, M
    9 Responses Jan 6, 2009

    I had a party at my house

    when I was still in high school on my birthday ps (I'm 17) the 3rd time the cops came to my door I was mad as **** so I open the door and all these mother ******* show up in riot gear and I'm just at the door 50% naked with a horse mask and then I slowly closed to door but then...
    usernameidk247 usernameidk247
    26-30, M
    Mar 14, 2015
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