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Heather78
07-23-2006, 04:21 PM
I checked my mail today and I have a certified letter at the post office from the Irving police. What could they be sending me? Do they send warrants through mail? Or do you think it could be that I'm going to be sued by one of my credit card companies and this is just the way it's handeld? Any imput would be great.

PhilipCal
07-23-2006, 04:32 PM
The only way you're going to find out what the letter is about, is to pick it up.I seriously doubt it would concern a lawsuit, as attorneys are quite capable of sending their own certified letters, and as a rule municipal police agencies don't serve them. Warrant? very doubtful. If it's a felony, IPD would be knocking loudly on your door. Misdemeanor? Again, no. You usually find out about those if you get stopped for a traffic violation, or again, if you hear the knock on your door and it's the police. You're the only one who will know if they're might be a warrant out for you, not us. You should also be aware of why the PD might be sending you a certified letter.

Heather78
07-23-2006, 05:03 PM
The only way you're going to find out what the letter is about, is to pick it up.I seriously doubt it would concern a lawsuit, as attorneys are quite capable of sending their own certified letters, and as a rule municipal police agencies don't serve them. Warrant? very doubtful. If it's a felony, IPD would be knocking loudly on your door. Misdemeanor? Again, no. You usually find out about those if you get stopped for a traffic violation, or again, if you hear the knock on your door and it's the police. You're the only one who will know if they're might be a warrant out for you, not us. You should also be aware of why the PD might be sending you a certified letter.
I really have no clue what it could be. All I know is that I have not paid my credit card company in over a year so that's why I thought it could be about that. The folks at www.freeadvice.com say that the county sheriff's dept. would be the one sending me papers on that. And I did get into some trouble awhile ago and the cop told me that he thought I had done it before (which I didn't BTW). So then I thought it could be about that. But if you say they don't tell you about warrants through certified mail then I'll take your word. So I'm just nervous. I do plan to pick it up tomorrow but I won't be sleeping good tonight.

Tennsix
07-23-2006, 06:52 PM
Traffic ticket?

Heather78
07-23-2006, 07:25 PM
Traffic ticket?
I had a traffic ticket a few months ago but I took care of it. Are you talking about the intersections with cameras? Do the tickets come from the police dept.? Someone through PM told me it could be drivers license suspension but I haven't done anything to deserve that. I'm never gonna sleep tonight. :(

texaschickeee
07-23-2006, 07:30 PM
in texas credit card companies can NOT granish your wages, call you after you put into writing that you only wnt to be contacted by mail and more then like ly the PD will not have a thing to do with the credit card stuff.


guess like you need to get it and find out.

post when you do.

Heather78
07-23-2006, 07:37 PM
in texas credit card companies can NOT granish your wages, call you after you put into writing that you only wnt to be contacted by mail and more then like ly the PD will not have a thing to do with the credit card stuff.


guess like you need to get it and find out.

post when you do.
Ya I know they can't garnish wages but can't they freeze bank accounts?

I'll be sure to post back when I find out. ;)

texaschickeee
07-23-2006, 07:54 PM
nope
they cant touch you in texas. and if they are calling you just drop them a note that states you want to be contacted by mail only. give it 2 weeks and no more calls. (I work with peeps rebuilding themselves. I found it out like that.)

http://www.peopleslawyer.net/

try that. its a texas thing. :)

Heather78
07-23-2006, 08:00 PM
nope
they cant touch you in texas. and if they are calling you just drop them a note that states you want to be contacted by mail only. give it 2 weeks and no more calls. (I work with peeps rebuilding themselves. I found it out like that.)

http://www.peopleslawyer.net/

try that. its a texas thing. :)
Gotta love Texas. :)

Hey where in Texas are you? Right now in Arlington/Fort Worth there is a hostage situation involving a big truck and a BUNCH of cops. They brought out the heavily armed cop cars.

texaschickeee
07-23-2006, 08:38 PM
houston - harris county

TPO
07-23-2006, 08:52 PM
Gotta love Texas. :)

Hey where in Texas are you? Right now in Arlington/Fort Worth there is a hostage situation involving a big truck and a BUNCH of cops. They brought out the heavily armed cop cars.

it's probably a jury summons for municipal court.

and yea, that's going down over near the area where i work. those troopers are out of the parker south station. those cops ought to look around and see if they can find some pieces of my car. i hit an f'ing deer a few weeks ago where that truck is stopped. :mad:

Heather78
07-23-2006, 09:19 PM
it's probably a jury summons for municipal court.

and yea, that's going down over near the area where i work. those troopers are out of the parker south station. those cops ought to look around and see if they can find some pieces of my car. i hit an f'ing deer a few weeks ago where that truck is stopped. :mad:
I don't think they send jury summons certified mail.

So isn't the chase over now? I don't have a TV out in the living room.

FedCop
07-23-2006, 09:29 PM
Well if it says that you won a free vaction, big screen TV, free turkey, super bowl tickets or any such thing, you should report at the specified date, time and location. You are one lucky fella!!!

Heather78
07-24-2006, 10:26 AM
It turned out them saying that they had some property of mine, uless it's a trap. :D I'm paranoid.

FedCop
07-24-2006, 06:21 PM
Well go get it girl, what ya waiting for?

Heather78
08-01-2006, 07:54 PM
I was a utility knife they had confiscated awhile back. Thanks guys and gals.