A good tip to have in the back of your mind..........

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  1. Jeremy_C

    Jeremy_C 1/2 ton status

    Mar 26, 2002
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    East TN
    Got this in an email too, this would be good to pass on to your Wives, G/F's, Mothers...etc... Even if its not true, its something to keep in mind.

    >>> > I live in Alexandria, Va., but I often work in
    >>> > Lafayette, La, staying with friends when I'm there.
    >>> > As you know from America's Most Wanted TV program,
    >>> > as well as the news media, there is a serial killer
    >>> > in the Lafayette area. I just want to let you know
    >>> > about an "incident" that happened to me a few weeks
    >>> > ago, and could have been deadly.
    >>> > At first I didn't go to the police or anyone
    >>> > with it because I didn't realize how serious this
    >>> > encounter was. But since I work in a jail and I told
    >>> > a few people about it and it wasn't long before I
    >>> > was paraded into Internal Affairs to tell them my
    >>> > story.
    >>> > It was approximately 5:15 a.m. in Opelousas,
    >>> > La. I had stayed with a friend there and was on my
    >>> > way to work. I stopped at the Exxon/Blimpie station
    >>> > to get gas. I got $10 gas and a Diet Coke... I took
    >>> > into the store two $5 bills and one $1 bill. (just
    >>> > enough to get my stuff)
    >>> > > >
    >>> > As I pulled away from the store, a man
    >>> > approached my truck from the back side of the store
    >>> > (an unlit area). He was an "approachable-looking"
    >>> > man (clean cut, clean shaven, dressed well, etc.).
    >>> > He walked up to my window and knocked. Since I'm
    >>> > very paranoid and "always looking for the rapist or
    >>> > killer", I didn't open the window I just asked
    >>> > what he wanted.
    >>> > He raised a $5 bill to my window and said,
    >>> > "You dropped this."
    >>> > Since I knew I had gone into the store with a
    >>> > certain amount of money, I knew I didn't drop it
    >>> > When I told him it wasn't mine, he began hitting the
    >>> > window and door, screaming at me to open my door,
    >>> > and insisting that I had dropped the money! At that
    >>> > point, I just drove away as fast as I could. After
    >>> > talking to the Internal Affairs Department and
    >>> > describing the man I saw, and the way he escalated
    >>> > from calm and polite to angry and volatile....it was
    >>> > determined that I could have possibly encountered
    >>> > the serial killer myself.
    >>> > Up to this point, it had been unclear as to
    >>> > how he had gained access to his victims, since there
    >>> > has been no evidence of forced entry into victim's
    >>> > homes, cars, etc. And the fact that he has been
    >>> > attacking in the daytime, when women are less likely
    >>> > to have their guard up, means he is pretty BOLD. (So
    >>> > think about it..what gesture is nicer than
    >>> > returning money to someone that dropped it?????)
    >>> > How many times would you have opened your window (or
    >>> > door) to get your money and say thank you....
    >>> > because if the person is kind enough to return
    >>> > something to you, then he can't really be a
    >>> > threat.... Can he????
    >>> > Please be cautious! This might not have been
    >>> > the serial killer...it probably wasn't... but anyone
    >>> > that gets that angry over someone not accepting
    >>> > money from them, can't have honorable intentions.
    >>> > The most important thing to note is that his
    >>> > reaction was NOT WHAT I EXPECTED - A total surprise!
    >>> > But what might have happened if I had opened my
    >>> > door? I shudder to think! Forward this to everyone
    >>> > you know....maybe they can be as fortunate as I was!
    >>> > PS: Ladies, really DO forward this to
    >>> > EVERYONE you know. Even if this man wasn't a serial
    >>> > killer, he looked nice, he seemed polite, he was
    >>> > apparently doing an act of kindness, but HE WAS NOT
    >>> > A NICE PERSON!!!

    MTBLAZER89 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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  3. Resurrection_Joe

    Resurrection_Joe 1 ton status

    Jan 9, 2002
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    Gettysburg, SD
    She drove away? She didn't put a revolver in his face?
  4. Emmettology 101

    Emmettology 101 3/4 ton status Premium Member

    May 9, 2000
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    Reading this is kind of creepy since I watched "Monster" last night! There are some really f'd up people in the world! *shaking head*
  5. 84gmcjimmy

    84gmcjimmy 1 ton status

    Dec 3, 2003
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    ah! I hate that movie (monster)

    That is kind of scary, I always carry cash, and don't really keep track of it after I buy something... especially if someone told me a dropped a 5 dollar bill or something, I'd beilive them /forums/images/graemlins/yikes.gif I'm locking my doors and hiding now!
  6. unclematty

    unclematty 1/2 ton status

    Jan 24, 2003
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    SLC UT
    Screw carrying cash, I carry a .45 auto, sounds like it's time for my wife to start carrying too! /forums/images/graemlins/yikes.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif

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