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Discussion in 'Hitchhiking' started by ResistMuchObeyLittle, Jul 12, 2017.

  1. ResistMuchObeyLittle

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    How often are you questioned? Do they run your name?
    Looking to hitch but cant stand dealing with bs.
     
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    Dont be an ass, know your state/local laws, and dont hitch the interstate and you will be fine. Ive had my name ran countless times, its only a problem if you got a warrant. Usually the cops end up giving you a ride. some places take you to jail though....i think places in wyoming still do this
     
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    Oh and also, if you cant stand dealing with "bs", i wouldnt hitchhike, you will have to deal with tons of BS traveling....its inevitable
     
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    Depends on where you are, plus some mitigating factors (appearance, time of day, how fresh the donuts are, etc.). Through Utah and Idaho, I was stopped—on average—every other day. Yet I don't think I've ever been stopped in Arizona, New Mexico, or Colorado.

    Haha, ohhh yeah. And carrying ID is a sure-fire way to expedite the entire process.
     
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    They will stop they will run your name. It will happen. Its something you just have to be waiting for. Some are nice most are Dick's. (And Im usually pretty respectful) Might I suggest being cautious hitching in Oklahoma. I had them tell me to get out of town or I was going to jail. I can't hitch or ill go to jail. I cannot solicit anyone for a ride or...ill go to jail. Never will i walk down another road in OK. Fuxk OKLAHOMA If you don't wanna deal with BS Then hitching might not be the way to go. Just my experience.
     
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    Holy shit, really? Its like guarenteed in Flagstaff and around phoenix.
     
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    I've only ever been stopped and harassed one time, in Clear lake Ca. I was 20 years old, I had a warrant so I lied and give a fake name. He searched my bag and accused me of having burglary tools(basic leatherman), then had the gumption to open up my wallet and found my ID. He got pretty pissed seeing I'd lied to him and gave me that old "If I was a rookie cop I'd haul you in but I've got X number of years in blah blah blah" spiel. He ran my name and it came back with some minor bench warrants, he just let me go. It wasn't so bad, if I could go back and do it again I'd probably just be 100% honest with him. At the time I didn't know bench warrants were so minor.

    I've hitchhiked a lot. One time questioned in about 24 years ain't too bad. Just don't give them a reason, stay behind the no pedestrians signs and in general just don't be a dick whilst you go about that town. Try to be aware of your sketchiness, and try not to appear that way. I was stopped at night crossing through the back parking lot of a fairly nice hotel. I would know better than to take that route these days, I'd just take the longer route under the glow of street lights on the side walk out front like I had no reason to lurk in the cuts. Sometimes shortcuts will get you in trouble.
     
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    Weird, right? And I was in Flag for a minute, too—trying to hitch out from all over the place. At first, I assumed things had eased up after the anti-panhandling ban was overturned in '13; but then I talked to a homebum who said she still had run-ins with cops on the reg. So, who knows? Maybe I just don't look Navajo enough...

    As for Phoenix, I wasn't there long (maybe a week)—because fuck Phoenix. And I didn't even bother trying to hitch out of the city proper, opting instead to walk north of Anthem to a bumfuck spot called New River.
     
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    Bahahahha. Ain't that the truth. I'm originally from flagstaff, sometimes the sheriff would give me a ride just BECAUSE I wasn't Navajo.

    That's a great plan. Trying to hitch out of Phoenix proper will most likely stick you in a bad situation with 6up.
     
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    Looks like I wont be hitching since I have a warrant for non violent.
    Maybe at another time. Lol


     
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    Unless it's a felony, they will rarely extridite outside of the county your warrant is in. You should find out how much the bail is on your head. That's usually a deciding factor.
     
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    What does the bail say?
    Im in the midst of dealing with it. Ill probably get 6 months of 3 hots and a cot.
    Anyone else on here spent time in lock up?



     
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    yea did months in the county jail here in Gainesville
    they dropped the charges cause I got diagnosed with a mental disorder so I was aloud to plead insanity defense lol I'm pretty sane tho

    I'm a girl so the mens side is different then the womens, just keep to yourself don't fight or youll get taken to the disciplinary part of the jail and itll look bad for you to get released plus they might think your crazy if you fight. I usually stayed on bunk and read and let people come up to me and get to know me which happened. its really cold in lock up dude like fuckin freezing. the food sucks only 3 meals a day but you can buy commissary if u have someone put money in your account. if u have a lawyer that u paid for then u should get a good deal a public defender isn't bad but it always depends on how good of a lawyer they are. my dad showed up to one of m court cases really concerned as to why I'm being held in jail so long. that made the judge see that I came from a good family
    9plus my parents are lawyers) and she really wanted me to live at home with them in order for me to have a release date which was on 4/20 haha

    the guards in there aren't cops they don't carry guns just mace.
    6 months can go by fast if they time is spent wisely. like using the opportunity to leave your pod or cell every chance you can, if they do tat idk what state your in if your going to jail or prison(prison is worse then jail) but at ASO jail they let you go outside for an hour and sit in the sun and play basketball or volleyball, they let us walk to the library and check out books. you can be a trustee which is a person who gets to leave their pod all day and work in the kitchen or around the jail like cleaning the bathroom at night or doing the laundry. I recommend trying to do that cause the judge will knock time of your sentence for being a trustee.

    religious churches come to the jail and take people outta their pod for church
    theres tv and newspaper no cigs turst your instincts and intuition you can send a receive mail
     
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