CstarU From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 5, posted (12 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 1046 times:
No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a grand jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the militia, when in actual service in time of war or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation
Thom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11951 posts, RR: 50 Reply 8, posted (12 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 1027 times:
Come to think of it there was one episode when I was spotting this year.
I was spotting at NCL for the first time and didn't quite know where to stand, but I found a nice spot and was waiting for the first plane to fly by, when a police car pulled up beside me, and told me to get of the area, they drove me to the terminal and let me off there. I found a better spot later anyway.
I'm sooooooo bad, hehe.
"If guns don't kill people, people kill people - does that mean toasters don't toast toast, toast toast toast?"
KaiTakFan From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 1587 posts, RR: 7 Reply 11, posted (12 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 1011 times:
Should have been arrested the other week. I was driving around 1AM and was going about 100MPH in a 45 zone. Mind you I have a 1996 Mustang GT so speeding is just natural! well I for some reason slowed alittle bit to 80MPH and sure enough I see those god damn blue scottsdale AZ police cars shimmering from my bright lights! so they nailed me going 35 over the limit! and in AZ anything over 20MPH the limit is criminal speeding and you can be arrested. I was so damn scared that I was gonna get cuffed when he told me how fast he caught me! but he never did! had to pay $300 in court. But hell if he got me going 100 in a 45 zone in a Mustang GT you know I would have been getting slammed to the concrete for sure! Lesson is... get a better radar detector!!
Toady From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 724 posts, RR: 0 Reply 16, posted (12 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 960 times:
OK, I'll come clean:
I was once arrested in Germany for the theft of a pink elephant.
The charge of "Improper possession of a pink elephant" was dropped when my 4 co-conspiritors and I agreed to pay an atonement fee of (I think) 150DM.
The best of it is, they never did find the elephant - we hid it too well!
LoneStarMike From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 3758 posts, RR: 36 Reply 18, posted (12 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 925 times:
I got arrested once. In 1986, I got a speeding ticket in Bell County, TX (between Austin and Dallas). Because I ended up not paying within the 10 days, they told me I had to pay with a cashier's check or money order. I worked at a savings and loan at the time, so I went down to the lobby, purchased a money order and mailed it off. I thought that was the end of it.
Two years later, I was in a traffic accident and when the cops checked my record they said there was an outstanding warrant for my arrest because I never paid that ticket. This was late one Sunday night and I had to be at work the next morning, so I called some friends of mine, who happened to be coworkers to come bail me out. They had to take me home so I could get some clothes to wear to work the next day and I ended up spending the night at their house, because my car was wrecked and had been towed from the scene.
The next day, I went to our Records and Information Department, got a copy of the original money order and sent it off to the company. They researched it and said it had never cleared, so it must have been lost in the mail and I ended up getting a refund.
What a hassle, though. Everyone at work (including my boss) heard about it and called me "jailbird" after that.
Ivailo From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 19, posted (12 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 919 times:
I got arrested for driving my father's Ford Orion half year ago (at the age of 16). I was driving with my girlfriend near my place, where the police is not usually present, but they were passing with an old Lada car and they saw me, because I was not only driving a little bit more faster than usual, but I also stopped at a wrong place. I noticed them coming at me, so started the car and tried to get to my block of flats, driving really fast, and they started following me, trying to catch me. I stopped near the entrance where my father can't see me from the balcony, and they stopped too, and got me off of the car and said that they will arrest me and my girlfriend (especially me), but I gave them 50 levas (~25 US $) and they said that if they see me again driving they will arrest me for real Then they started their poor car and dissappeared.
Here in Bulgaria bribes work just fine for everything...
I also was threatened with arrest yesterday after the bulgarian soccer derby Levski-CSKA, but I passed again just with several slap in the face by the police.