I guess what I'm most concerned about is, what if Menards decided to change their mind after I left and called the police in the last two months? I was told, at the time, that if I signed the trespass letter that they would not call the police. However, I have an anxious need to make sure that they don't end up doing this for some reason--like, once it got filed with corporate that corporate will do it even though the store security said they wouldn't. Or, what if the manager changed and the new manager decided to do this. Or, what if they lay some kind of blanket policy after 6 months that says that they will now prosecute everyone who has ever been caught for the last six months? I have NEVER had any problem with the law--not even a speeding ticket. When this singular incident happened I had just experienced some severe trauma and was clearly not in my right mind. And, after caught, I spent an hour on their floor crying. My 5 year old daughter was with me, too. So, I would HOPE that they would stick to their words, but, you never know. And I am petrified that this will become an issue with me trying to find employment in the future, reputation, etc. Is there any way that I can relax about this knowing that this should be the end of it? I am afraid to call the store or corporate for fear that this may trigger them changing their minds.
what is the statute of limitations on how long the store can wait to call the police? I am in MN....can they still call the police after a year? Also, on the trespass sheet, they said that I can no longer enter ANY Menards stores EVER. Can they literally ban me for life? Lastly, I am too afraid to call and ask for that letter. I just want this behind me. Do you think I need to do that, or do you think that I'm probably ok?
If, after a year, I wrote a letter to the manager and asked to be allowed in the store again, and aplogized etc., do you think this would have an impact and they may reconsider? Or, could this harm me in any way--meaning, cause them to decide to file a claim or something like that.
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