View Poll Results: Have you ever had trouble with the law?

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  • I've never been in any kind of trouble

    13 23.21%
  • I've paid an on-the-spot or automatic fine for a minor offence

    7 12.50%
  • I've been questioned as a potential suspect

    2 3.57%
  • I've been cautioned

    6 10.71%
  • I've been arrested

    7 12.50%
  • I've been charged

    3 5.36%
  • I've been acquitted

    2 3.57%
  • I've been sentenced to a non-custodial sentence

    9 16.07%
  • I've been sentenced to a custodial sentence of less than 5 years

    6 10.71%
  • I've been sentenced to a custodial sentence of 5 years or more

    1 1.79%
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    The Criminal Thread

    Are you a law-abiding lot, or not? What's the most serious trouble you've been in with the law, either here or at home?

    I'll start by saying that back in the UK I never had any involvement with plod whatsoever (yeah, I know - they're the ones to watch ), and here in Thailand, I've been stoped once for making an illegal turn on my Dream and coughed up a small contribution to the police retirement fund.

    What about you?

    (I've made it a radio button poll, so just choose the most serious option for you. ie, if you've been questioned, arrested and charged, but it never went to court, just tick the "I've been charged" option).
    The sleep of reason brings forth monsters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by benbaaa
    if you've been questioned, arrested and charged, but it never went to court
    Being Thailand this could be a good measure of the finances of individual members. No money go straight to jail.

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    I used to attract cops and customs officers like a turd attracts flies.
    The worst result, apart from much wasted time, was a fine for attempting to import protected species (a monkey's skull in my hand-baggage).

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    ^ Should have told them it was lunch, and asked them 'kin khao reu-yang?'.

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    how much money you have will determine the results in most cases and in all parts of the planet.

    though military law is very different - ( section 63 - miscellaneous )

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    I've been sentenced to 8 months in jail for refusing to go to army.

    Arms are not my cup of tea.

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    I forgot to mention that one, but I never got to jail for it.
    I moved to the UK instead.

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    I walked out of the Bombay Rock venue on Austalia's gold coast after seeing the Hoodu Gurus play live, and upon exiting and seeing the tropical down-pour outside, I said "fuck! it's pissing down". I was then arrested for abusive language by a gang of filthy mouthed, arse-wipe, queensland coppers and had to call my mum the next morning for $50 bail money! - another guy in my cell was locked up for leap-frogging a parking meter. ....fockin' police state australia is ...

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    fi snetenced to less than five year more than once or twice amounts to a toal of more than five years should I check the last one of the one above?
    Awaiting a ruling...

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    The worst single incident was you getting sentenced to less than 5 years, so check that box.

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    12 years in prison - conviction overturned.

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    I once got arrested in the UK (for disturbing the peace) while bailing someone out of jail

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    ^^ Jeeze, we may have a winner.

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    9 months ban for drink driving.

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    Got arrested for trying to help a mate,who was getting grief from the local publican,got carried off in a riot van,thought it was really funny.
    I asked the female special why she was in a job like this and not getting paid for it, she replied "my husband works nights and im bored".

    Also fined for no TV licence,got to the court house to pay,but they wouldnt accept payment as there was a warrent out for my arrest...stupid
    fuking system.

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    I had a similar thing happen to me but the fucking pepper sprayed me and locked me up over night then let me go in the morning.

    Better than taking my shoes off me and making me walk back barefoot though

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marmite the Dog
    9 months ban for drink driving.
    I have 2 DWIs - Driving While Intoxicated.


    One in Washington State, and the second in Alexandria, Virginia outside of Washington, D.C.

    It's wrong to drink and drive, but my level was barely over the legal limit of .10 in Wash (then), and .08 in Virgina.

    In Washington state they have this socially engineered program where you have to take drug tests, go to drinking classes, attend and AIDS class for 70 USD for watch some guy put a condom on a banana, and you are on probation for 2 years.

    Unf*ckingbelievable.

    In Virginia your first offense (mine, they didn't know) was a $300 dollar fine and a loss of license for like 9 months or a year.

    After I plead guilty in Virginia and gave the court my physical license, I walked out of the court and got in my car, drove off, and drove across the country for about 3 months, travelling.


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    The usual minimum for DD in the UK is 12 months, but I agreed to attend a 'rehabilitation course' where the police teach you things like what they look for when searching for drunken drivers. Quite useful to a bunch of pissheads like us on the course.

    They also kept on trying to make out that we had big problems and were boarderline alcoholics. They got confused when I insisted that I was a happy drunk and only once a week - never drank at home or alone.

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    Cautioned a couple of times for minor offences.

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    ABH and GBH once a long time ago, never did any time for them, community service and a suspended. DD once.

    Been reported to the police here once, when I roughed up some twat friend of a friend that came up here and threw him off my balcony for insulting my wife and Mother-in-Law. Against the advice on the guy that brought him here he decided to report me to the police. When the police turned up and found out what he said to their little cousin (wife) and Auntie (mother-in-law) they wanted to shoot him for resisting arrest
    I have more than the average number of arm and legs

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    To many arrests to count them all 4 for drink driving 3 common assaults 1 destruction of property for kicking in a low life’s door. 1 causing actual bodily harm got a 6 months suspended sentence and two year good behavior I got off light as they threaten my life first and father new the judge.
    2 months in MCE army jail for assault on a officer and destruction of military property
    That’s all I can think of at the moment
    Note this was when I was young and dumb

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    drink driving (not proud)
    Criminal damage (rather proud as we were painting English homes with green dragons)
    GBH (very proud) used a car door on the boyfriend of my then wife.

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    Quote Originally Posted by benbaaa
    Are you a law-abiding lot, or not? What's the most serious trouble you've been in with the law, either here or at home?
    Never had any trouble with the law.

    *I'm a goody good boy*

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    I once accepted a kickback for a quarter of a million dollars.

    I got caught, but got to keep the loot.

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    This sounds like the beginning of an interesting tale...

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