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    Hi, my name is Cindy and I’m 15 years old. It’s my first day in jail, adult jail, and boy am I scared! I was at juvenile jail once and this isn’t anything like that place! I still can’t believe how fast all of this happened. One night I’m out dancing at an after hours club and wham, now I’m in prison for up to 22 1/2 years! I suppose you’d like to know how this happened. Well, I was leaving the after hours club when these three girls from the north side were messing with me. My friends had already left so I was alone. I pulled out my pistol which, by the way, wasn’t even loaded, and pointed it at them and told them to leave me alone. I didn’t mean anything by it. I wasn’t going to shoot them. I just wanted them to leave me alone. But I got arrested and charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. (How deadly is a gun with no bullets I asked, but that didn’t mater) Anyway, I guess last July a new law makes it so that kids that get charged with certain crimes have to go to adult jail instead of juvenile jail.  Well, I’m one of them, on my way to adult prison at age 15. I won’t get out of jail until I’m almost 40 years old!"

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    On 03/18/06
    STEVE from AL said:
    SAMANTHA IN ARIZONA; AGGREVATED ASSUALT? DID YOU TRY TO RUN HIM DOWN WITH A CAR OR SOMETHING? AND WHY TWO COUNTS OF AGGRAVATED ASSAULT? WHY DO YOU FIGHT SO MUCH, ARE YOU THAT MAD ABOUT SOMETHING? I READ YOUR COMMENT AND FELT SORRY FOR YOU HAVING TO GO THROUGH THAT WHEN IT SOUNDS LIKE YOU COULD GO TO FAMILY COUNSELING WITH YOUR PARENTS. PLEASE LOSE THAT ANGER, I BET YOU WOULD BE VERY PRETTY NOT ANGRY. I WILL PRAY FOR YOU.
    On 02/03/06
    Jessica from NY said:
    How do you have internet access in jail? it cant but that bad?
    On 01/25/06
    samantha from AZ said:
    i just want to say sorry for everything you have been through i am kinda scared myself the story goes me and my step-dad got into a fight and now him and my mom both want to put me in jail for two counts of aggrivated assault and i dont really know the laws but i am still really scared they say i can get alot of time for this even though i was defending myself and ive never even been in jail except overnight the night we got into the fight and even that was scary for me.
    On 01/04/06
    Ynot from IL said:
    I agree with the quotes asking what you were doing in a nightclub with a gun at that age... But if the girls were actually presenting a threat to your life and/or limb, you charge is completely unlawful and unconstitutional. On the other hand, if you overreacted, some punishment (though not 22 years, for certain) is in order. I am sorry for your predicament.
    On 11/13/05
    Cody from AZ said:
    That really stinks i was just wondering how come it was not self defense if there was three of them. Even though you would have got into trouble for the pistol because you are not 21.
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