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Old 02-15-2004, 10:43 PM   #1
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I get a call from my parents a little while ago. It seems a cop came to my parents' house (Oneida, IL) to look at my car. Then a local cop here (Champaign, IL) called me to come look at my car. It seems while I was at Steak and Shake on Friday night, the car, a blue Alero, that was parked next to me wrote down my plates because I was parked too close. I don't really buy that, I had plenty of room to get out, and I have really long legs. Anyway, that lady washed her car today and claimed to have found a white scratch when she was done. So she called the cops and gave them my plate number, claiming I hit her on my way into the spot, which, I think I would have realized I did. The cop expalined it to me then took a look around my car, found nothing new, and if there was anything, it was covered in weeks of road salt, etc. Told me he would report that I was not involved, and to have a good night. Then went on his merry way.

Isn't it a little odd to write down someone'* plates because they are parked too close?
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Old 02-15-2004, 10:51 PM   #2
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Whuuu?! I bet the woman probably had a white scratch on her car long before. And saw your whitre car next to hers, so she wrote down the plate #'* to try and get something to pay for that scratch. But either way, that sounds ridiculous.

I mean, I have written down a person'* plate # before because they WERE very close to my car, and if I got to my car and found a dent or a bumper cracked, I may have someone that'* responsibile. But if she didn't witness anything happening, she couldn't prove anyone scratched her car, or it would be very hard to prove it anyway. I think she was abusing the law in this situation.
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I didn't even feel close to her car, the thought didn't even cross my mind.
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Its odd yes, but someone reported me for aggressive and dangerous driving on a Saturday afternoon....while I was at home

Some ppl have nothing better to do bud
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I didn't even feel close to her car, the thought didn't even cross my mind.
That'* just weird why she did that. But what doesn't make sense to me is why she'd take your plates down when you parked after her. Because you parked your car after she did, right? If so, she must have come out of wherever you guys were, and wrote down your plates when you were already next to her...that is very odd. Because if I came out of a store and saw another car very close to me, I'd check my car over right then (I do that actually). I wouldn't take the plates down and pretend to notice a scratch the next day. I'd make sure there wasn't a scratch on it right then. Know what I mean? That'* why I don't believe a word this woman said to the cops.
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Yea, that can be a problem with easy to remember vanity plates. Somebody could just remember your car and plate and then make something up whenever they want to?

Cop: Sir/Maam Do you know why i pulled you over?

Because i was speeding?

Cop: Any reason you were doing 120 in a 55?

I was being chased by a black bonneville with the license plate TODALL. I was very scared officer. I feared for my life!

blah blah blah
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I don't actually recall what car was there when I parked, but there was a Bonneville in the spot when we left. So that would mean she left the scene, correct?

I would have checked my car right away, also.
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mamma'* tag wound up missing when we lived in Joliet, IL. there was a hit and run accident with her tag on another car and they tried to put it on her but the description was a blond haired hispanic chick!! Mom isnt hispanicLOL. and she has brown hair!!!
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That'* pretty crazy.... some people have too much time on their hands.
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Yeah...it sounds like she was just looking to cause you trouble from the start...probably jealous
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