I Have Been Arrested

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 458 People

    Burning Again

    they arrested me for arson but it was my bed and at home and for some reason it keeps happening last time was october and i spent the night in the cells but they used the m health act on me instead of charging me
    claracluck claracluck
    41-45, F
    Mar 14, 2008

    In the summer of 2010 me

    and my now ex boyfriend got drunk at a bar and I made a big mistake of driving home and I hit this guy lucky he didn't die but he did have broken bone since I was never in trouble before I got 180 days in jail and three years probation I cried when I heard it but its not as bad...
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    Feb 12, 2015
    uhhke uhhke
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 1, 2014

    I had just made a new friend at my school

    and we had gotten pretty close. I went over to his house and we hung out had pizza did what teens would do. After awhile we started talking about graffiti and what not and after about two hours of this we decided to go spray paint some walls and stuff. Well it was a horrible...
    Et14321 Et14321
    18-21, M
    Oct 15, 2015

    High school was the worst time of my life.

    I went to an adult education center so I can graduate before 22. I'm 17 now. I am an eminem fanatic and even dyed my hair. People called me not so slim shady all the time which didn't bother me one bit. Well I have a pet peeve of being touched and one day people decide to hit me...
    onlyme313 onlyme313
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 24, 2014
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    Aug 18, 2015

    Was the worst experience of my life

    and for what you may ask? For having a party in highschool and being charged with alcohol that I didn't even purchase because my classmates who did ran away. For lying the cops charged me with obstruction of justice and two misdemeanors and I had to spend the night in jail and...
    26-30, M
    12 Responses Oct 15, 2015

    I was 16. me and my friend were outside the

    local diner, I was pissed off for whatever reason I have forgotten, and we were walking to a field in the park to practice some baseballbatting... one thing led to another, and my anger got away with me, so I took it out on the nearest car. some thirty seconds in, screaming from...
    Ecs1989 Ecs1989
    26-30, M
    Jan 31, 2016


    For Public Indecency. Come on. It was college!!!
    StephanieManoso StephanieManoso
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 2, 2012
    loverman115 loverman115
    26-30, M
    Jun 2, 2015

    I was walking into hollister

    when I saw the cutest floral print bra, a flower skirt, and some flats. I wanted the but I did not have money for either. I went into the dressing room when there was no attendant. I then ******** down and put on the bra. I put my clothes back on and I put the flats on. I...
    girlygirl0069 girlygirl0069
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 29, 2014

    I was drinking with my friends last night.

    I was wearing a white button down, green vest, blue skinny jeans, and black high heel mid calf boots. I had one to many and thought I was okay to drive but on the way out to my car came over and asked if I had been drinking which I answered with a yes. He told me he was going to...
    girlyprude girlyprude
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 18, 2014

    I was caught trespassing last year by cops; in

    an area that I didn't know was restricted. :'(
    DariaHannahGruber DariaHannahGruber
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 5, 2016

    On Sunday I was arrested

    and spent 13 hours in a cell the let me out on bail
    boss112 boss112
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 11, 2015

    So... 2 nights ago 4 police officers showed up

    looking for me and saying there was a felony warrant out for my arrest... I spent 19 hours in the city jail then 2 hours in the county jail before I was bailed out. I never thought that would ever happen in my lifetime
    LadySarah09 LadySarah09
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jul 26, 2014

    I haven't been arrested before

    but I saw the police assault a 13 or 14-year-old child before cuffing him and placing him in the back of a police car. There was no humanity in how this young man was treated. One officer kicked him while he was laying face down on the ground. The ambulance arrived, placed the...
    zeeva70 zeeva70
    41-45, F
    Dec 21, 2015

    Alcohol and Z-bars Don't Mix

    In 1998 I was chillin' with friends and we went to a bar for 25-cent beer night. I had taken a couple Z-bars, and while I remember the events, I don't remember the reasons for the events. somehow I became convinced that fighting my friend was a good idea, so I started a fight...
    grouchyoldman grouchyoldman
    41-45, M
    Mar 18, 2008

    Three freakin times within like 7 months -_-

    the third time im just ok handcuff me and take me to the jail I know the drill .....
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    4 Responses Sep 9, 2015

    Since EP is closing I thought I should tell

    about the time I was arrested. I was a teenager, maybe 17. I was dating a boy who was bad news. My parents tried telling me, but I was young and dumb. Well we were going out to a movie that night at midnight, so I snuck out and took my car. I picked him up, went to the movies...
    sexylatina001 sexylatina001
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 2, 2016

    Before we broke up, my ex got me a burger out

    of a store turned out he nicked it. I found this out when he bolted and a security guard dragged me into the store. The police soon came, I was then taken to the police station in handcuffs, (I don't know why they were needed) luckily, I wasn't charged as my ex was caught on...
    LonerGirl24 LonerGirl24
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 8, 2015

    When I was 18 (or 19?

    ) I was at my girlfriend's house late one night and we wanted to do some...things. Her whole family was home, though, so we decided it would be a good idea to get in my car, drive it to a dark street in the neighborhood, park, and get busy. Now this was probably one of the...
    BoundlessPancake BoundlessPancake
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 6, 2015

    it appears my local social circle of friends

    can't be trusted seeing as today they got me arrested. I got off, no charges but still embarrassing.
    CassieLovesTheDoctor CassieLovesTheDoctor
    13-15, F
    Aug 1, 2015

    (I Fell In Love With My Teacher cont.

    ) I walked into school one day and was planning my statement for Mr Brownie and anticipating his response. Although I knew that it would be illegal and highly immoral for a teacher I figured I would tell and show him how I felt and had been feeling for years and see what...
    ryanmilne ryanmilne
    22-25, M
    Oct 16, 2015

    I was arrested last month

    for carrying a knife in a public place. It was around midnight, I was sitting on this bench, I was on my own in a little park next to my house when two police car approached. There were four officers. They serached me and found the knife, so they took me to the station and...
    Evhor Evhor
    26-30, M
    Jun 4, 2015

    I was arrested for a little bit of shop lifting.

    two small items if you wanna hear about it pm me
    Ilovefeet2015 Ilovefeet2015
    22-25, M
    Jul 2, 2015

    so, when I was sixteen,

    my friends and I always went to this "abandoned" house at night to go hotbox and spray paint one of the rooms. it was all well and good... but after about a month of doing this, the owner of the house found out that kids were vandalizing this place and locked us out. so when I...
    KittyTittyGang KittyTittyGang
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 4, 2015

    Mostly Charges :/

    -Petty theft x2 -Trespassing -vandalism - Underaged drinking x3 -public intoxication x2 - destruction of property Not proud lol. My parents aren't even surprised when they get calls from the police station.
    kate2000 kate2000
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 17, 2013

    I was caught by the cops last night with weed

    on me. My sister is on her way and I'm more scared of her than I am of the justice system.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 7, 2015


    I was arrested as part of a union protest at the beginning of last school year.  It rocked.  We sat down in a circle in the middle of a major intersection and chanted, with hundreds of fellow protesters watching and cheering us on.  The riot police came and one-by...
    celticflame celticflame
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 22, 2007

    Okay this one's real this time I swear!

    I was 16 years old and was out at a house party with my mates Stuart and Kevin (2/3s of the Minion Trio) and we were having a blast. We were dancing, drinking, snogging (other people) and basically just being 16 year olds. Then some bloke came round and unplugged the music and...
    ryanmilne ryanmilne
    22-25, M
    Oct 16, 2015

    I have almost been gone

    for a year serving time in prison. Let me explain. I was wearing a black tank top, black tight leather jacket, black flare jeans, and black high heel ankle boots. I was driving trying to get away from the cops. I stopped as I saw was surrounded on all four sides. I automatically...
    badgirl03 badgirl03
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 4, 2015

    I have been arrested

    for acting strange in public, I was taken to the hospital because the police called the ambulance. When I got arrested, the officer tried to yank the keys out of my hand but I wouldn't let her have them. I was sitting in the drivers seat and she was reaching in and scratching...
    deleted deleted
    May 9, 2015

    In April 2010, I visited my old high school

    school to see a play and she ignored me and I grabbed her, yelled and punched her in the face and I got arrested because of her and her mom! Her mom scold at me sternly and yelled at me. I wasn't and still can't step foot of my old high school anymore! I was 20 and she was about...
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    1 Response Jul 5, 2015

    I had severe anger issues

    and my dad was trying to send me back to a mental hospital after he took me to a hospital to get admitted I took off running like a mad man and fought six cops and then I got tired and they won.
    silentpoet23 silentpoet23
    18-21, M
    Nov 24, 2015

    Apparently You Can Be Arrested For Anything................!!!! What A Joke !!not Even My Fault!

    Ok .......Not proud of being arrested, but have been TWICE !! well yes.... it can happen  to anyone. FIRST TIME - this is pretty bizarre how this came about. It all started when my husband had 2 affairs. I had found out about them and asked him to leave the family home (i...
    wishwing wishwing
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Feb 11, 2010

    I Didn't Do It!

    It's been over twenty years since it happened and If I happen to think about it it still makes me angry! I know they all say "I didn't do it ", but I REALLY DIDN'T, and I spent 2 1/2 years of my life paying for it. !!
    timmerb timmerb
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Mar 12, 2008
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    1 Response Jan 12, 2015

    I was arrested when I was younger

    and tried to be cool... The older girls made out they have spent the nice in the ice skating ring and how fun it was, young and dumb I wanted to try it, so I went with them... Their anxiety made it clear that they were just lying and that they have never done it before. Long...
    MissLorii MissLorii
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 29, 2014

    Spent The Summer In Juvie

    I was ten years old, and thought I was the ****. I'd been experimenting with drugs [nothing big, just like marijuana and pills] and was in a street gang. I was the youngest member, and the other members pitied anyone who thought to cross my path. I was very strong for my age...
    xXxAnonymousxWriterxXx xXxAnonymousxWriterxXx
    18-21, M
    May 28, 2011

    I'm Telling the Truth!

    Yes I have been arrested before at least three times. The reason for my arrest was b/c I have a twin sister and unfortunately for me it has been a bad thing to say the least. She decided to use my name a couple of times when she was arrested. You see where this is going right...
    Braveheart4real Braveheart4real
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Aug 2, 2008

    Bad Girl

    When I used to go out drinking too much I got arrested for fighting I look back in horror for my behavoiur was dreadfull I'd get druink and be a idiot and if some one argued I'd argue back and if they hit me I'd become so violant I'm ashamed and truely sorry for this
    purplepaws purplepaws
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Nov 10, 2008

    3 Times

    2 times for drunk driving and 1 time for beating some one but it was justified he misbehave with some girl i regrett it now.
    gtavice gtavice
    26-30, M
    Nov 12, 2013

    My friends and I were out by the Hamptons in

    high school totally rolling in ninth grade on a private beach around 1'am. A cop picked us up for trespassing because one of us rocket scientists had left our car at the chain link fence right by the main stretch of road. Being super Type A and never even having gotten...
    sambular1313 sambular1313
    31-35, F
    Jan 31, 2016

    I was wearing a white dress shirt,

    blue blazer, tight khaki pants, black socks, black belt, and black knee high riding boots. I was sitting ankles crossed at my desk at home when the police came to my house. They knocked on my front door and they asked if I could step outside. I did and they explained how they...
    girlyprude girlyprude
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 4, 2014

    I was arrested for stealing a slush puppy of

    all things. I forgot to pay that's all. Cops didn't have to handcuff me and put me under 24 hour hold. My money was in my pocket. :( xoxo.
    MyLifeIsStrange MyLifeIsStrange
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 30, 2016

    I was with my friend Kailee.

    I was wearing a black t shirt, grey scarf, tight black leather jacket, blue jeans, and black high heel ankle boots. Kailee was wearing a blouse, khaki floor length skirt, and black high heels. We were sitting ankles crossed in school. We were hearing our German teacher lecture...
    elizabethkwilliams elizabethkwilliams
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 24, 2015

    When I was 22 I was arrested at my home

    after someone called the cops reporting me for a series of crimes I committed in my teenage and earlier 20's I wouldn't give up my partner Although I know he did it to me in the first place in court the judge took a little pity on me I was only sentenced 24 months in prison I'm...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 25, 2015

    I got drunk and took bars

    and well it didn't end pretty
    idkAndrew idkAndrew
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jun 9, 2014
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