Another Guy Gets Me Caught (1 Viewer)

Dameon

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Fuck. Got on a train fine, was heading for Portland, and got arrested in Fife! The bull says he saw me and I looked right at him, but I was laying down asleep when he stopped the train and got on. So I think somebody else was on my train, got spotted, and I'm the one they found. Good job other trainhopper.

I had to really resist telling the bull he saw somebody else, no sense in bringing somebody down with me.

Quote from an exchange between a city cop and the bull:
City cop: "Whatcha doin (bull's name)?"
Bull: "Making my quota!"

The city cops were actually really nice. The Sargent actually wound up releasing me with a court date because he didn't want to see Manbearpig go to the humane society. So I had to put on the orange jumpsuit and then take it off ten minutes later. Then walked out at 4:20 in the morning.

So now I'm actually going to stay around for my court date, on the fuckin 19th, because the Sarge talked the bull into letting me out because of my dog, and if I get extradited here god knows where my dog ends up. I'm hoping for a fine.

So yeah, I'm stuck in Seattle another eight days, and I've gotta go to court, but I'm not spending those eightdays in jail and my dog's not traumatized. So good and bad.

I think I need to retire from trains before I lose my dog.

And fuck you random trainhopper that got me caught.
 
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Kim Chee

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How many times have you gotten somebody else caught?

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wizehop

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Man if someone else was so careless as to be staring down a bull as they rolled through, then they should get nailed. But if the bull saw someone on a specific ride why would he come to you. Usually they see roughly where your at and then go right to ya... if some dude on a grainer porch waved him down, why would he find you passed out in a boxcar kind of deal. did he walk the train and found you first?
Cops/Bulls like to lie a lot so he could be bullshitting you. Either way shity deal but definitely cool you got out of jail. Hope your doggy's doin well.
 
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Kim Chee

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did he walk the train and found you first?

Was always my fear when I knew others were on the train.

btw: thanks for sharing, Dameon. Might help a few of the more mindful riders.
 

Dameon

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He definitely could've been bullshitting, but I was on an IM, so one car looks pretty much like another. I don't know how else he could've found me at 2 in the morning, unless he was just walking the train and being really thorough out of boredom.
 

Art101

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Man that sux tough least your out and the dog is good.That Fife yard is sketchy. I sat there for over an hour in a grainer watching them buzz back and forth in the little cars and saw a bullmobile but wasn't seen and made it out. Yes I have been busted riding with somebody and it sucked...Why I ride solo now.
 
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Every time I've been caught I was with other people. I like riding alone cause of this
 

Wolfs Paw

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Fuck. Got on a train fine, was heading for Portland, and got arrested in Fife! The bull says he saw me and I looked right at him, but I was laying down asleep when he stopped the train and got on. So I think somebody else was on my train, got spotted, and I'm the one they found. Good job other trainhopper.

I had to really resist telling the bull he saw somebody else, no sense in bringing somebody down with me.

Quote from an exchange between a city cop and the bull:
City cop: "Whatcha doin (bull's name)?"
Bull: "Making my quota!"

The city cops were actually really nice. The Sargent actually wound up releasing me with a court date because he didn't want to see Manbearpig go to the humane society. So I had to put on the orange jumpsuit and then take it off ten minutes later. Then walked out at 4:20 in the morning.

So now I'm actually going to stay around for my court date, on the fuckin 19th, because the Sarge talked the bull into letting me out because of my dog, and if I get extradited here god knows where my dog ends up. I'm hoping for a fine.

So yeah, I'm stuck in Seattle another eight days, and I've gotta go to court, but I'm not spending those eightdays in jail and my dog's not traumatized. So good and bad.

I think I need to retire from trains before I lose my dog.

And fuck you random trainhopper that got me caught.

is that your first time getting caught? or no if it is you'll get a 400 dollar fine, class c citation (one below a felony), and that's it. second time it's a felony as far as i can remember. only been caught once myself fucking infrared camera got my ass lmao. they said i was raging hot lmao.....
 

Dameon

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It's my first time going to court over getting caught. Max was a year + $1000 fine. Prosecution recommended a five day sentence. Judge said something about it being an interesting case and riding trains being a tradition, and gave me just a $450 fine. Huzzah!

Nothing about it being a felony if I'm caught again. Other states might be different.

Charge was criminal trespass 1, by the way.
 

Dameon

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Wasn't intentionally riding with anybody else, also, for those that misunderstood that.

Moral of the story is, I guess, no matter how good you are, no matter how well you time it and how careful you are, freak accidents happen and you'll get caught eventually.

Also, getting spotted could screw somebody else. Keep your head down around yards!
 

Wolfs Paw

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It's my first time going to court over getting caught. Max was a year + $1000 fine. Prosecution recommended a five day sentence. Judge said something about it being an interesting case and riding trains being a tradition, and gave me just a $450 fine. Huzzah!

Nothing about it being a felony if I'm caught again. Other states might be different.

Charge was criminal trespass 1, by the way.
yeah that was in Dallas texas that i got caught lmao, fucking infrared camera's are a motherfucker!
 

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