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sKratch
10-21-2006, 11:48 PM
Gather round, kids. It's story time!
I live in an on-campus apartment, and we like to throw parties once in a while. It's, for the most part, people we (there are 6 of us) know directly, and sometimes trusted friend-of-a-friend type people. We've never had a problem and everyone always has a good time. This time was different.
Enter several douchebags.
There may have been more, but I distinctly remember two kids who I didn't know, and I could tell right off the bat that they weren't A+ people. They arrived drunk, and proceeded to take shots and drink beer. One gentleman, who I had seen before but do not know, got really drunk and started vomiting in the bathroom. An EMT that happened to be at our party decided that we should call an ambulance for him, so we did. The ambulance arrived with an escort named Officer Friendly. Officer Friendly began to knock on our door. We did not respond. He began to knock on our door with more gusto. I cracked the door and struck up a conversation with him. He wasn't much for small talk. He asked for my ID, so I produced it being careful not to show that I had a second expired license that he would probably confiscate. He felt we were being "evasive" and he wanted to come in to "make sure everyone was alright." I pointed out that I was aware of my rights, and he had no reason to enter my apartment without my consent. This made Officer Friendly turn into Officer Angrypants. I guess the University Police doesn't like dealing with people who don't like incriminating themselves. The next part of the conversation went something like this:
"I need to come in and see what's going on in there."
"Officer I'm not sure why you need to come in here."
"Are you going to let me in or not?"
"Well what happens if I say no?"
"I'm going to call for back-up and we're going to go inside and see what's going on."
"Um... are you allowed to do that?"
"So are you not letting me in?"
"That's not what I said officer, I'm just trying to act within my rights."
"SUNY-29, requesting backup."
Yay! More friends to talk to!
Eventually, my good friend the officer began inquiring as to who else was in the apartment, and asked me who else was 21. I tactfully went around his question and asked him if he wanted me to bring in everyone who lived in the apartment. He wasn't happy with that arrangement, and continued to insist he be let in and shown everyone who was inside. Pretty soon, one of my buddies inside had the misfortune of strolling by the doorway, in sight of the officer. He non-chalantly turned around and went the other way. Officer Friendly wasn't having that. He took several strides into the apartment and asked my buddy to come outside and show him ID. To this I asked, "Excuse me, why did you just breach my doorway?" He seemed to indicate that he had to go get the kid who was snaking around inside. I'm pretty sure that's an illegal entry. However, at this point, he knew that there was beer-a-plenty inside the apartment.
Unfortunately we only have two 21 year olds living in the apartment, and only one was here tonight. Officer Angrypants turned into Officer Smartguy. According to his astute mathematical calculations, it didn't make much sense for one man to be drinking all this beer. I assured him that there had been other people present who were 21, and legally were able to consume alcohol. I'm not too sure if he bought it, but I suppose it doesn't really matter. He made us dump out all the beer we had left, and a bottle of 99 Apples too. This hurt me deep inside, but I've been through more difficult times. Officer Friendly and gang (he had a lady friend by his side inside the apartment through the latter part of the ordeal) began to ease up a little. We reminisced on my uncooperative nature, and I responded frankly that I didn't want to be exploited in terms of my rights. I added, "What I really don't like is that we were concerned for the well-being of this kid and wanted to help him, and now we are getting punished for it." Officer Friendly said that we were not receiving tickets because we had helped the kid. Soon, they were all gone and the ten or fifteen people who had been in hiding in various rooms went along their merry way. I'm not sure what's going to happen, but it was a most joyious occasion that I hope to experience again many times in the future.
Oh yeah, and some kid jumped out of our second story window to get away, breaking the screen and damaging the frame. That was pretty cool.

BREAK
10-23-2006, 03:20 PM
They called an ambulance because the kid was vomiting? I've vomited at every party I've ever been to and nobody ever called ME an ambulance. That's some pussyass shit.

Apathy
10-23-2006, 04:30 PM
I find this story very entertaining.

It's fun being uncooperative, ain't it?

sKratch
10-23-2006, 04:34 PM
They called an ambulance because the kid was vomiting? I've vomited at every party I've ever been to and nobody ever called ME an ambulance. That's some pussyass shit.

Apparently, university EMT's are reknown for thinking something is wrong when there really isn't. He ended up being completely fine on arrival, but now has a nasty hospital bill.

I saw the kid who jumped out the window today, and he said he was so drunk he thought he was on the first floor. I'm still not sure how he's not dead, though.

DeAtHsTaR
10-23-2006, 05:15 PM
Can't get too in-depth. but long story short, on this last Friday the 13th a week and a half ago, me and my friends committed an act of vandalism in the bathroom in the local Safeway. The bitch that worked there locked us in the store and called the cops, 5 of them showed up. Eventually we convinced the cops we didn't do anything, but we're still banned from every Safeway in the country for a year.

JohnnyNemesis
10-23-2006, 06:56 PM
"I need to come in and see what's going on in there."
"Officer I'm not sure why you need to come in here."
"Are you going to let me in or not?"
"Well what happens if I say no?"
"I'm going to call for back-up and we're going to go inside and see what's going on."
"Um... are you allowed to do that?"
"So are you not letting me in?"
"That's not what I said officer, I'm just trying to act within my rights."
"SUNY-29, requesting backup."


At first, I was going to say that bullshit like this is typical privileged behavior from white folks (not that there's anything wrong with acting within one's rights, but being naive enough to think that the world actually works that way is silly), but then I noticed that these were university police.

That's when I said "el oh fucking el" and "the fake cops need to lighten up" and etc.

Camilamazed
10-23-2006, 07:10 PM
Man, how come can we live in such a "different" world?

If it happened here, we'd call an ambulance and they'd take the trouble-maker.

When I go to dance clubs I clearly see some warning telling that people under 18 are not allowed to bye drinks. But if you walk around you'll see bunches of teens getting out of supermarkets with their bags full of booze. Yes, they can buy it here (Althoug I believe it's wrong). If a cop happens to be called to help a drunk kid he/she would say "Man, I've got more important stuff to do rather than taking care of an idiot drunk."

mrconeman
10-23-2006, 07:14 PM
If a cop happens to be called to help a drunk kid he/she would say "Man, I've got more important stuff to do rather than taking care of an idiot drunk."
That's the way it should be, unless the person in question is actually in need of medical attention like having their stomach pumped or something, I've been in a bad way due to drinking quite a few times, and I know several others who also have, I've never once needed a cop or doctor to point me in the direction of somewhere to vomit. Throw up a few times and grab a glass of water and you'll be fine in most cases, no need for calling anyone.

HornyPope
10-23-2006, 07:17 PM
Don't ever try and "reason" with them, that's all the pigs are looking for (unless you're trying to talk your way off a ticket he's in the process of writing). Slam the door on him straight up. If he must return with a back up, so be it. It's not like you're looking at additional charges.

But serves you right for calling that ambulance in the first place. I mean wtf, just cause someone (someone who'se not a 13 year old girl) was puking? Who cares, he'll puke for thirty minutes and he'll pass out on the urinal. But if you must get rid of him, just call up a cab.

Mota Boy
10-23-2006, 07:18 PM
Could you register a complaint with the school? Last on-campus party I went to was busted up by campus... I don't even know what, they didn't even have uniforms, but they had one hell of a power trip.

Seriously, I absolutely hate university alcohol policies - they're not tailored so much with students in mind as with setting up a framework to shield the university from responsibility if a student dies of alcohol poisoning. College students drink - it's an irrefutable law of nature. Trying to shut it down just drives the drinking culture underground or off campus.

Twinkle
10-23-2006, 07:50 PM
Hahaha....that is by far the greatest story I have read all day. Way to go!! Although, we just had a presentation today on date rape drugs, and if someone is puking at a party with alcohol, no matter how unconcerned you are, you should call them an ambulance anyway, and usually the police will let you off since you were seeking help for the injured.

WebDudette
10-23-2006, 07:59 PM
I think I would be kind of pissed if someone called an ambulance just because I was vomiting. Not only would it be a waste of time but probably a hefty bill for no good reason.

In any case, funny story.

sKratch
10-23-2006, 09:42 PM
At first, I was going to say that bullshit like this is typical privileged behavior from white folks (not that there's anything wrong with acting within one's rights, but being naive enough to think that the world actually works that way is silly), but then I noticed that these were university police.

That's when I said "el oh fucking el" and "the fake cops need to lighten up" and etc.

Campus Police is part of the New York State Police here.

EDIT:
wow, that fucking sucks dude.

Amiralanal
10-24-2006, 02:46 AM
The cops have confiscated my booze several times

wheelchairman
10-24-2006, 02:48 AM
The cops have confiscated my booze several times

Haha fucking sweden. HAHAH

HornyPope
10-24-2006, 08:59 AM
3 felonies for narcotics possesion
1 felony for ID forgery
1 misdemenour for possesion of marijuana
1 misdemenor for possesion of hash
1 misdemenor for possesion of parafanalia
They take seize my car, and I'm soon to pay about 2000 to buy it back.

Man, what are you doing with hash AND marijuana?

I feel for you. I hope there is no jail time.

Sinister
10-24-2006, 09:14 AM
The time I got closest to trouble with cops was when some dude at a college-organized beer bash got a bottle smashed on his head; I was illegally drunk on beer I illegally bought at the party; there were like 4 cop cars in the street across the place where the party was. I didn't get in trouble because I take care to not get caught when I do something illegal.

JohnnyNemesis
10-24-2006, 09:55 AM
Campus Police is part of the New York State Police here.

Really? I didn't know that. Is that because you go to a SUNY, or is there something else I don't know? Either way, fuck tha police.

HornyPope
10-24-2006, 10:57 AM
The time I got closest to trouble with cops was when some dude at a college-organized beer bash got a bottle smashed on his head; I was illegally drunk on beer I illegally bought at the party; there were like 4 cop cars in the street across the place where the party was. I didn't get in trouble because I take care to not get caught when I do something illegal.

You mean you purchased two beers at the stand and no one bothered to ask for an ID? Wow, the illegality.

Preocupado
10-24-2006, 02:19 PM
If a cop happens to be called to help a drunk kid he/she would say "Man, I've got more important stuff to do rather than taking care of an idiot drunk."

Bah, they'd say the same thing if you called because a teen got beaten up by ten thugs.


I mean wtf, just cause someone (someone who'se not a 13 year old girl) was puking? Who cares, he'll puke for thirty minutes and he'll pass out on the urinal. But if you must get rid of him, just call up a cab.

Yeah, just drop him at the nearest bed, put a bucket and some candy next to his head and go back to the party.

Amiralanal
10-24-2006, 02:24 PM
that was the lamest thing ive ever heard.i have passed out several times and i just wait until i wake up and then i walk home. fucking americans and europeans cant drink.

sKratch
10-25-2006, 07:09 AM
Really? I didn't know that. Is that because you go to a SUNY, or is there something else I don't know? Either way, fuck tha police.
Uhh as far as I know, they just happen to be real cops here. I don't know of any correlation with the fact that it's a SUNY. And hells muthafuckin yeah fuck tha police. I feel the pain of a thousand minorities all of a sudden :[
(In a funny twist of events, the cop giving me shit was black.)

The time I got closest to trouble with cops was when some dude at a college-organized beer bash got a bottle smashed on his head; I was illegally drunk on beer I illegally bought at the party; there were like 4 cop cars in the street across the place where the party was. I didn't get in trouble because I take care to not get caught when I do something illegal.
You can't get in trouble for being intoxicated underaged anyways. Even possession of alcohol when you are under 21 is not much of an offense. It's a million times worse to supply minors with alcohol. Plus what Vlad said.

that was the lamest thing ive ever heard.i have passed out several times and i just wait until i wake up and then i walk home. fucking americans and europeans cant drink.
Sometimes people get alcohol poisoning because they're fucking stupid. Passing out will make you wake up dead in such a case. Agreed, though, that it was completely faggoted for them to send him to the hospital. The worst part of the whole thing for him was the bill.

Sinister
10-25-2006, 07:17 AM
You can't get in trouble for being intoxicated underaged anyways. Even possession of alcohol when you are under 21 is not much of an offense. It's a million times worse to supply minors with alcohol. Plus what Vlad said.

I very well could have been in trouble. And I know I haven't lived yet and have no idea what very fucking big trouble is.

Llamas
10-25-2006, 07:32 AM
Passing out will make you wake up dead

...did I miss something?

I've never had much of an actual run in with the cops... the closest I ever came was very lame. My friend and I had a summer where we thought it was fun to steal random shit from public places... promotional signs from behind glass at movie theatres, random products from walmart, etc. Mostly stuff that was given to the place for free, so it really wasn't that big of a deal. But one time a huge movie theatre, they had this huuuuuge inflated garfield that was about 15 feet tall, diameter of about 7 feet. My friend and I snuck into the theatre at the end of the last movie playing, and started deflating it... then I said we should drag the thing down the hall and out the door, where I'd wait with it while she brought the car around. As we were dragging it, this cop came around the corner and upon seeing what we were doing, yelled some threat at us, so we dropped it and started running. He chased us to the door, but then stopped when the door slammed in his face and we were already to the car.

Totally lame. But it was fun.