Prison Pete

Wednesday, November 10, 2004
The previous few posts were all typed on Saturday and from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM tonight (Monday).

I came back from typing to find all my worldly possessions spread all over my bunk.

I thought I had pissed off the CO. No, I was robbed!

They got $30 in stamps, a $25 calculator, $10 worth of batteries; my $5.00 box of Tide; all of my soda (three six-packs), popcorn, rice, and oatmeal, all of it!

They even took the remains of my used soap and shampoo!

Luckily I was carrying my headphones and radio with me or they would be gone too and I would be really pissed!

So now I even need to borrow some soap just to shower!
Interesting - it never occured to me that one could be robbed in prison. How shitty!
Talk about kicking a man when he is down.
Sorry Pete.
[Editor] Unfortunately, this is not the first time Pete was robbed. Click here to read about the last time it happened. I too was surprised to learn that you could be robbed in prison, and I was even more surprised to learn that that everyone, including Pete, knew who did it. I asked, why not report him to the corrections officers? Pete explained that it doesn't work that way. The one thing you do not want to do is report it to the authorities. You are expected to handle it yourself.
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