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I Was Arrested

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    This was back about 3 years ago

    when I was working in Yosemite. Because Yosemite is federal land, there is absolutely no toleration for weed and other drugs. The employees get their drugs from either outside the park or from the VERY few people that bring it in and sell on the down-low. Well, for a time I was...
    LassieontheLam LassieontheLam 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    I was wearing a red t shirt,

    black latex miniskirt, black ripped leggings, and black knee high heel boots. I was driving when I got pulled over for speeding and said I was acting very nervous and asked if he could search the car. I said "You know what officer, how about I just make this easy. I've got two...
    badgirl03 badgirl03 18-21, F Mar 21

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    Not really. :P Just a single incident of minor

    trespassing by attempting to get on too of a church's roof, and cop just HAD to be there. XD I'm no bad kid, though. ;P
    Dragonogh Dragonogh 16-17, M Mar 14

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    Alas, Possession!

    It all happened less then a week ago... I had just bought a little bit of weed. Heading home to smoke some , I find myself grabbed by my left arm by someone flashing a police card. Damn. I think I can talk myself out of it, but the cop tells me "Ok, give me what that guy [the...
    KingMagnus KingMagnus 22-25, M Sep 27, 2013

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    Five 14 Year Old Criminals

    WARNING: THIS STORY IS LONG, AND SHOWS HOW BORED AMERICAN POLICE OFFICERS IN AMERICA ARE, AND JUMP AT THE CHANCE TO DO ANYTHING, EVEN TRAUMATIZE CHILDREN. I was 14, and living in America for the first time. I got into a lot of bad stuff then, for it was the first time I lived...
    lefty lefty 19-21, F 2 Responses Sep 22, 2006

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    Those Days Are Over

    ... but once upon a time.Let's see. I'll try to do it in chronological order. lol my "rap sheet"TrespassingBreak and EnterTheft Over $5000MischiefCriminal HarassmentAssaultAssault with a weaponArson (wasn't me)Break and EnterPossession (drugs)Possession with intent to traffic...
    sumnerkagan sumnerkagan 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 5, 2012

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    Why I Now Thoroughly Search Vehicles Before Road Trips.

    I was arrested a couple of years ago for felony possession of a handgun on a school campus. Not really because I had a school shooting planned, but because I was going to pick up a friend who happens to live near a college campus. This alone probably wouldn't have gotten me...
    johnmbrashear johnmbrashear 18-21 Dec 1, 2011

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    Once When I Was 18

    I was dating this satanic metalhead I really loved, but he and his friends were constantly being arrested and would provoke cops into arresting them by yelling pig out the window and driving 100. Well we'd been drinking 100 proof vodka and had alcohol containers in the car with...
    SummerWind18 SummerWind18 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    so I haven't been on in a while

    because I was in jail just two weeks after graduating and 6 days after moving into a small apartment I was arrested I was in hot topic and seen a necklace that I like I put it in my hoodie pocket and shopped a little after a few minutes my mom called the music in the store was...
    Flimmie9000 Flimmie9000 18-21, F 2 Responses May 3

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    ive only been busted a few times.

    A few drug charges. 2 for weed, 2 for shrooms and 1 for meth (which ive only tried once.) then i have a few minor charges like public disturbance, public intoxication, underage drinking, open container, stuff like that.
    1996Liam 1996Liam 18-21, M Jan 14

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    Last week my best freind

    who is 8 years old was begging me to have sex with him so I did but the next day I was arrested. why was I arrested
    Jailbait474 Jailbait474 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 20

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    This happened while I was living in Tennessee.

    I was wearing a white tank top, blue skinny jeans, tight brown leather jacket, and brown combat boots. I was driving when I was pulled over. I asked the officer if there was a problem and he said I was speeding and that he needed my license and registration. I gave it to him and...
    girlygirl2 girlygirl2 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    I Hate Marijuana Laws.

    I was with a friend and a officer pulled up and said he smelled marijuana. When he searched us he found nothing and then he started to search the area where we were standing earlier. He claimed he found it but I don't think he did but we told him that if he even did find anything...
    BilliBucs BilliBucs 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 18, 2013

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    I was arrested 2 times 1st time i was in court

    for something else and they ran my name i just got married a month before. So when they ran my name i was arrested for forgey... the 2nd time was on my youngest daughters brithday for not paying the court fines....
    amycrenshae amycrenshae 31-35, F Apr 16

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    I Asked the Cop For Id, So I Got Arrested

    Maybe its what comes of living in SA. My lawyer certainly told me some stories that made me want to leave the country. I got pulled over in a routine road block last year and it turned out I had forgotten to renew the license disk on my car. The officer was not having a good day...
    WyldHoney WyldHoney 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 1, 2008

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    I was wearing a white button down,

    grey vest, blue skinny jeans, and black high heel mid calf boots. I was driving home when I was pulled over by the officer. I quickly pulled over and rolled down the window. I asked the officer what the problem was and he said I was speeding. He asked for my license and...
    richwhitegirl richwhitegirl 16-17, F Jun 25

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    I was arrested just last night.

    I was hanging out with a few friends at a local sports bar and was catching up on some stuff. I probably had 3 or 4 drinks in the time I was there. I wasn't buzzed or drunk or anything like that. I made the mistake of deciding to drive home. I was driving down the highway going...
    bluefireball4949 bluefireball4949 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    Once.....

    I was arrested once...in 1977.  The charge? Possession of marijuana.  I was riding in a car with someone who had a bag of pot.  Not accused of using it, not related to the owner of the car, not driving. During the ensuing 33 years, I have not been arrested even...
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor 51-55, F 3 Responses Jun 20, 2010

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    Did The Police Go Too Far?

    As a 17 year-old,I was the farthest thing from a "bad boy."I didnt smoke or do drugs,I did well in school and I never even got so much as a parking ticket.All of that changed one summer when I was arrested for drunk driving.I driving home at a party when the police stopped me...
    DAVID201299 DAVID201299 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 26, 2013

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    Pot Vs The U.S

    I got arrested last night for possessing a pipe I use to smoke pot. It was a misdemeanor C, which is equivalent to a red light ticket. Since I live in Texas the laws are strict against pot. I have never been to jail and pride myself on that. The reason I am so upset is because I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 23, 2013

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    Learning to Appreciate

    I had gone down to Tijuana with a girlfriend of mine, and we went up to hit the streets of "Revolution" as always... as such, we began drinking and having a ball as always! After finding a club that wasn't overcrowded with "free cover" for the ladies... we...
    irresistabelle irresistabelle 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 10, 2007

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    Walking Home

    I was living in Tennessee at the time with my mother, father, and sister. I was sixteen.I was walking home with a stolen bottle of beer. I was wearing a white dress and brown cowgirl boots. I heard the police sirens come on and I started to run. I tripped and the police officer...
    girlygirl2 girlygirl2 22-25, F Nov 12, 2013

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    I Was Wrongly Arrested

    My emotionally retarded brother tried to beat me up, and when I grabbed a hammer and threatened to smash his face in, he called the cops on me, claiming assault. My family backed him up, claiming that I had mental issues (lies). I had to spend three weeks in the psych ward having...
    stphnmclrn46 stphnmclrn46 22-25 Jun 29, 2013

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    Today Evening

    For driving a motorbike without documents and helmet and ID. I'll tell you how it began. At about 1:30 pm, I was at a friend's place studying for the calculus exam that's on wednesday. That's when i recieved a call from my sister. She was angry that i wasn't home to take...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall 22-25, M 8 Responses Mar 13, 2010

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    When I was 18, my husband told me to steal a

    DVD from Walmart for him or he was going to kick my ***. His threat was serious, and I didn't feel like going to the hospital and making up some lame excuse, so I stole the DVD. I was hungry, so I also stole some popcorn shrimp. My husband hung around me while I was doing it...
    macabremara macabremara 22-25, T 1 Response Jan 14

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    Can't Get Past The Shame

    I worked in the legal field for 22 years and was a repsected employee. I had never been in any trouble until I did something really stupid!  Almost on a whim I filled out an application for a "business account" credit card and named my employer as my business. I used all my own...
    HeadHeldHigh HeadHeldHigh 46-50, F 1 Response May 31, 2011

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    Went out to dinner with my buddy

    who is paralyzed neck down, anyway a guy yells at us , I am in Kentucky , "get the f out of the road". We had dinner and then I confronted him, I am about 60 40 fight wise and I am on the down side, oh yeah the guy went into a gym and was doing a treadmill the whole time, told...
    cowboyguthrie cowboyguthrie 51-55, M Apr 21

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    Today I was on my way to class

    and I stopped to ask a Cop where is room 137 and the next thing I know is that I was in handcuffs being read my rights
    Jailbait474 Jailbait474 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 24

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    Murder 1

    I was tired of having the $hit punched out of me.  Something clicked in my brain that said...."fight back!"  You're not helpless, make this @sshole earn the whipping he's trying to give away.  I began clawing, scratching, punching, kicking.   I picked up...
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 8, 2010

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    Today I was wearing a tight black leather

    jacket, red low cut top, black skinny jeans, and black combat boots. I had a bag of weed on me I planned on smoking. I was stopped by a cop because I was speeding and he saw the bag of weed. He requested that I step out of the vehicle with my hands on my head. I did and he...
    badgirl03 badgirl03 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    Just Don't Get Caught-Kermanshah,

    Iran in Spring 2011. A few months before I turned 17. My family moved from Turkish Kurdistan to Iranian Kurdistan about 5 years prior.A lot of people think young people in the Arab World don't have any fun,but they do. They just have to do it behind closed doors and keep quiet...
    PaleEyedColored PaleEyedColored 18-21, F Dec 22, 2013

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    Felony Assault With a Deadly Weapon

    The deadly weapon was a shovel. Good thing I didn't have a "real" deadly weapon. I was in a murderous rage for sure. Spent the night in jail with a bunch of drunk women - I was stone cold sober. Charges were eventually dropped. Divorce completed. Peaceful...
    melliexp melliexp 46-50, F Jan 10, 2008

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    While Shopping

    I went out today wearing a white cardigan, black skirt, black leggings, and black knee high heel leather boots to go shopping. I spent all my money ($50.00) on my fiance's gift which was a watch. I decided to go looking around in the shoe store when I came across a pair of black...
    girlygirl2 girlygirl2 22-25, F Nov 29, 2013

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    This happened to me when I used to be a

    prostitute. I was wearing a black backless dress, black latex miniskirt, black fishnet leggings, and black leather high heel over the knee boots. A car stopped and I walked up to it I asked "Hi,sexy. Can I do you any favors?" and he got out of his car and said "Yeah you can...
    badgirl03 badgirl03 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I Was Sadly

    I was coming home from work being a teacher's aid for the day. I was wearing a white blouse,khaki pants,and black flats. I was driving and had my tags expired. I was pulled over by a officer who asked for my license and registration which I didn't have and saw a knife which was...
    girlygirl2 girlygirl2 22-25, F Sep 11, 2013

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    At The Age Of Eighteen.

    It was my first year in college and I was broke as hell. I didn't have a meal plan at school and I was really tired of cereal and ramen noodles. I had a roommate that had just moved out, so now the room was all to myself. We shared a mailbox and a few weeks after she left, she...
    soulfool soulfool 31-35, F Feb 29, 2012

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    Maybe Once Or Twice

    Yea I have been arrested. I was once arrested in school for not showing up to a court date. omg they arrested me in front of everybody. I was so pissed. They sent me to a juvi for three months because of that. I was pissed. That was only because I didn't pay a fine and I failed a...
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX 22-25, F Jul 14, 2008

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    Check Deception

    I was a arrested because a redneck former landlord of mine got pissed that I had the apartment inspected after I moved out and it was condemned afterwards. He comes up with my deposit check, which he had never even bothered to cash, and was written on an account that was closed...
    Satsujinkyou Satsujinkyou 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 16, 2008

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    Last week I was walking at the YMCA

    and a lady cop cames up to me and asks" are you Andrew I said yes she said get you hands on the wall so I did she patted me down the handcuff me and the walks me out and throws me in her car.when we got to the jail I got booked in and processed. The next day I was cuffed and...
    Jailbait474 Jailbait474 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 15

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    But They Didn't Cuff Me.

    I was arrested too, apparently it's illegal to lie to a cop.  I was pulled over I had a suspended licence, so I said that I was my twin sister.  It turned out that her licence was suspended too!  I admited my lie to the cop and he was p*ssed.  Does anyone know...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 4, 2007

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    it was bull **** man I have had a few famous

    run in with cops at my small town of a few thousand but man it is all bull **** man when I was 18 and a new high school grad my and my buddies was surfing and man this waves that day was awesome man after a few hours or I went to my jeep to smoke with my buddy to smoke a joint...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 4, 2013

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    Last week I was arrested

    for grand theft auto
    Jailbait474 Jailbait474 18-21, M May 13

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    I was wearing a black tank top with a skull

    and crossbones, black ripped skinny jeans, and black combat boots. I was seventeen and drinking my parents alcohol. Apparently somebody reported me and I was expecting a friend coming over with some marijuana so when I heard the doorbell I went to the door with my beer. I opened...
    badgirl03 badgirl03 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I was in Kohl's today wearing a red knee length

    dress, red purse, and black leather knee high stiletto boots. I saw a pair of these CUTE black ankle boots. I thought "I gotta have those." and looked and they were $35.00 and luckily I had enough money. But then I saw these black knee high wedge heel suede boots that were $40.0...
    girlygirl2 girlygirl2 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    At A Store

    It was a Saturday. I was wearing a black cardigan, white button down shirt, black skirt, black tights, and black high heel leather boots. I had just bought some new brown riding boots at a store when the alarm went off. A officer came over and asked me to put my hands behind my...
    girlygirl2 girlygirl2 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2013

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    Arrest Without Driver'S License

    I was heading back to my house after a little bit of hanging out with my friends. I was driving back when I was pulled over the police. I relaxed and decided to act professional to young lady. She walked over and I said "Is there a problem officer?" She answered "Your tags are...
    goodygoody1 goodygoody1 18-21 Jun 22, 2013

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    My Arrests That I Can Remember Most

      I definitely remember my first arrest I was 12 or 13 years old. I came up with a plan of skipping school and going to the beach and they thought it was a good Idea. So we made it to the beach and after being there for about an hour like 5 cops came and arrested us all and...
    funsizecatgirl funsizecatgirl 22-25, F Sep 27, 2010

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    3 Days After I Turned 18

    i still kind of resent my mom for this one...there are an argument in the car one night after my mom picked me up from the gym..she wanted me to buy her something to eat...and i didnt really want to spend the money...anyways by the time we got home we were yelling and cussing at...
    bOObsMaGee bOObsMaGee 22-25, F Dec 30, 2007

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    I have two incidents from childhood that still remain in the darkest corner of my mind. The first was the time my father, in a drunken rage started beating on my mom. This time...
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    when I was 18 I got arrested for drink-driving and was fined heavily by the court and was banned for 3 years. what was worse was that I didn't have a driving lcense anyway. my...
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    I was 8 when this new kid Jake had moved in to my neighbor hood he was two years older then me. we would always hang out. i became close with is step dad and his mom i stated...
    godsgift1993 godsgift1993 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 23

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