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thanks so much
please check out this link to a screengrab of my inbox and I will explain my situation
its not an official legal document or anything of that sort
just a screengrab of my nbox
Allright. What should I be looking for?
thanks so much, so do you see 3 lines down, there is a letter in my inbox from XXXXX XXXXX
and its locked
and next to the name it says NOTIFICATION as well as davis CF
so im trying to figure out if I got in trouble, that name is XXXXX XXXXX inmate I wrote too, and the NOTIFICATION label feel official and the length is unusual, 10 pages.
is there anything there in that line that clues you in to what it might be, could I be arrested or could it be a summons or some other legal NOTIFICATION
in this context
I googled davis CF and davis correctional facility and came up empty
im not sure what that could stand for
What state are these inmates in?
although i am in michigan
thanks so much for your advice with this
im nervous here
without much experience in this area
i feel like the cops are gonna show up and arrest me any moment
OK. From what I can tell, there isn't anything regarding you doing something illegal. First off, if they suspect you of doing something illegal, they will not notify you by email. Someone will contact you on the phone or in person.
even if through the service?
maybe they can not find me?
can you think of anything they would send to the address on file
summons or something
They can find you through your log in IP address.
They cannot send a summons via email. A summons must be delivered in person.
Otherwise there is no way to be sure the person it was intended for actually received it.
im worried cause 6 weeks ago i sent 2 erotic stories to an inmate, i didnt even read them, but he requested them, so i just copied the link and pasted the story. I got notified the mail was rejected do to criminal content in the stories, in this caseit said underage sex. One of the stories involved this 17 year fantasy, so i guess that was it. So now im paranoid this has caused me to get in trouble, and this is the next phase
have you ever heard of any kind of legal notification that is around 10 pages that they might send this way? i have no idea who this XXXXX XXXXX is
While the content may depict criminal activity, the story itself is not illegal.
thanks again for your patience
Again, they don't do investigations via email. You don't have anything to worry about.
that does help
i feel a little better
so keep in mind though, they 10 pages is a physical letter sent to the service and the service transcribes the physical letter into an email format that i then view. So whatever it contains, it is a physical letter sent to the services physical address
if that changes anything
Look at it from their perspective: if you wanted to question someone about suspected criminal activity, would you give them the chance to do it via email because the person has as much time as they want to craft the perfect story. That's why interrogations are done in person, so there can be a back and forth.
so what about the physical letter as I stated above, maybe they are calling me to court or notifying me of a court date or appearance, or requesting me for something
i dont know
if i was to be arrested, i would have been already . no?
they wouldnt send a lettere
Again, they don't do that via email. It is not legal service.
well, not to get bogged down on that issue, but is was a physical letterr
the service recieved
does that change your opinion
No, it isn't a physical letter because it has not been delivered to you personally.
so that is a destiction
they would send it to me and make sure i recieved it
not send it through a third party company
Yes, it is. To serve someone by a summons, it has to be personally hand delivered to the intended recipient.
can you think of any other kind of notification or communication they might undertake. Any guess as to what it could be?
also, i couldnt find a davis CF in connecticut
unless its a courthouse
It could be a warning of some kind since that doesn't require legal service.
10 pages though
that seems huge
Understand that it is literally impossible for me to tell you what it is without opening it.
i get that
im asking the impossibkle
i guess i was just hoping to get your gut reaction to the situation once you understood it, and to anticipate any potential legal danger i might be in, otherwise ill be up all night worrying
No matter what, you are going to have to open it and figure it out. Sticking your head in the sand isn't going to change what it is.
i want to open it, but the service locked it
i contacted them to unlock it, which i believe was becuase i needed to deposit funds into the account, which I did
I can tell you what it isn't: a legal summons.
so as soon as they do, i will read it
so the main things im concerned with would be anything that makes me have to report to connecut in person, and obvously anything that might mean im in criminal danger or going to be arrested
would that always be a summons?
i guess i dont even really know what a summons is
I'm not sure how else I can say this, but this is not a summons or any other type of compulsory legal process. Those must be hand delivered.
ok, im hearing it
is there anything else that might make me have to travel to Connecticut? is that always caused a summons
called a summons
or if they wanted to investigate me, is that always a summons?
like you said, they would want a back and forth
or maybe question me about the inmate himself
There is not any sort of legal process that can make you appear that is sent via email. None. Nada. Zip. Stop worrying about this.
and nothing to do with an arrest forthcoming either?
i appreciate your patience with this
i guess ill just have to wait and see
I'm really don't think I can be any clearer on this. No. Again, stop worrying about this.
open it up
ok, thanks, XXXXX XXXXX could i find this davis institution?
are there any databases or anything
I think you are VERY worked up and almost don't want to believe what I'm telling you.
haha, well this is kinda true
ok, thanks i wont kick the dead horse anymore
Yea, let it go.
until i can open the notification and see what is in it
its probably not serious, or they would not communicate this way
That's what I've been telling you for the past 30 minutes.
and like you said, sending an erotic story, even if it contained underage sex, would not be illegal anyway.
yeah i know
im being panicked
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Let this go.
ok thanks, XXXXX XXXXX really appreciate it. I wnt completely rest easy until i read what it is, but this has reassured me some
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