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I am sorry to hear you have experienced this situation
Is this a first offense for you?
listen, i have to run, i will check back late.....thanks for the quick response
And are you planning on pleading guilty to this?
yes, is that the best move
I will switch to Q&A and leave it for you there.
I don't want to hold you up
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Would you want me to do that ?
does the loss prevention person appear in court? i didn't resist, i did repeatedly ask for a phone as i wasn't sure how long i was going to be detained and i was expected somewhere. also, in dire times of need, i have taken from this particular store before and was NEVER apprehended or even approached. Will ANY record they have of these past instances be brought into light? he asked if i had stolen from the store prior and i answered "no" and he didn't push it, he just went on the the next question. he did remark that i "look like a pro," but that just could have been his demeanor--as i'm sure it's not protocol to be particularly nice to people who are CLEARLY in the wrong--as i was/ am. I went into the store, grabbed some bags from a register, bagged went to the respected isles, grabbed the food i needed, and put it all in a cart and walked out the front door. That is where i was stopped. I said i needed to get my credit card from my car is all--which was true; i had my phone and credit cards in my car. I did have my ID in my billfold in my pocket and the LP man saw me get it out and said, "i thought you said you had to get your credit card?" I don't know if you need to know all the minute particulars to what happened, but i thought to get a better picture, i should reveal everything. Should i plead "guilty" as CLEARLY i am?
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