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    How's it goin?  I'm Ernest. I'm 15 years old and have never been in any trouble before. In fact, I've been on the honor roll all through high school. But now I've really got trouble.  I don't know why I did it, but on a dare from a friend, I borrowed this one neighbor's car. You see, we knew the keys were always in the ignition. Right now, I wish they weren't that day. Anyway, I guess I'm not that great of a driver yet and I accidentally went up over a curb and hit an old lady.  Geez, she's my grandma's age, 72, and I hurt her bad! The police and ambulance showed up and I was arrested and charged with aggravated assault.  And from what I understand, back in 1997 a law got passed in Arizona where this type of case has to be filed in the adult justice system! Before, I might've gotten time in the juvenile jail or put on probation, but now I'll have to serve 7-1/2 years in adult prison!


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    On 09/17/06
    YADIRA from TX said:
    WELL THAT WAS YOU CHOSE TON DO THAT AND IF YOU DON'T KNOW HOW TO DRIVE YOU SHOULD'VE NEVER "BORROWED" THAT CAR. MAYBE IF YOU THINK ABOUT IT YOU'LL REGRET IT AND YOU MIGHT WISH THIS NEVER HAPPENED.
    On 07/29/06
    luke from AL said:
    you got aggrevated assault yet, I thought it would have been car theft, driving without a license and dangerous driving
    On 07/05/06
    Shayla from MI said:
    I don't believe that the would put you in adult prison.They wouldn't even try you as an adult until you were 18.
    On 06/21/06
    Chris from PA said:
    All fall short of the glory of God. Pray to God. He will help you. Hitting the old lady was an accident. Remember that. Your age will be considered at trial. Don't do anymore dares. You should get probation. Or minor jail time. You can change your life around. Study, Go to college and make something of yourself for the short life you have. Prove others who think you are bad that they are wrong by staying out of trouble. Don't do anymore dares. Say No next time. Stick around positive friends, not this old bad friend who dares you to do things.
    On 06/04/06
    BoomBoom from OH said:
    that story doesn't sound true
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