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  • I'm Ernest. I'm 15 years old and have never been in any trouble before. But now...
  • My name is Cindy. It's my first day in jail, adult jail, and boy am I scared!
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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 10/18/07
    from AL said:
    "You make these stores up, don't you? " Yes, they probably do. And I bet some of the responses are fake too. "You have to be more careful." Their responses are either fake or incredibly naive. I doubt they would give a 15-year old girl 22 years for pointing an unloaded gun. If they did, the legal system really needs to un-gay itself. By the way, Cindy, enjoy your AIDS
    On 10/11/07
    jay from AL said:
    just be careful more
    On 09/22/07
    CK from AZ said:
    you just have to becareful.
    On 09/03/07
    noel from AZ said:
    hun your story doesnt makes sence i have never heard of a fifteen year old being charged as an adult and being in jai ltill they are fourty or what ever you said. your even under seventeen so that doesnt make sense. they should put you in juve and then have you go to court again when your eighteen. especially since you didnt even kill anyone since your gun wasnt loaded you just threatened..
    On 09/01/07
    Wendy from AZ said:
    This story amused me. Why would she be on the internet posting this if she was incarcerated? Trust me, my friends have been in prison and they never had the luxury of getting online. Yes, gun crimes are serious but she could appeal and be out on probation easy, especially since it was self-defense. This is lame and made up. Next?
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