JM: Tell us about the pre-sentencing process: Raymond: i went through a series of continuations until i
was placed on probation. i continued to fail
drug test after drug test. after some time and
threats of rehab i decided best to serve my
time. at which time me and my p.o. went to the
judge and activated my sentence.
JM: Did you have police stop by your house for questioning? If not please give us details on how you came to be arrested. Raymond: i was arrested because i was scrapping metal. i
scrapped a few air condition units that i did
not break down. they were able to link it to me
pretty quick. i missed the officer when he came
to my home so i had to go the office and talk.
i admitted my guilt and was givin 2 days before
i was charged.
JM: What was court like? Please give as many details as you recall. Raymond: court was extremely stressful. at this point i
have never been in jail and was very fearful. i
had to keep going to the bathroom since i had
trouble controlling my bladder. i was releaved
after each continuance for a short time. i dont
even want to go to court with someone ever again.
JM: What were your original charges? What did you end up being convicted of? Raymond: fellony poss. stolen goods. fellony intent to
sale, fel. obtaining under false pretense. i
ended up with only a mis. larceny