Nearly two weeks later, I finally received my Terre Haute City Court summons for the false charge of criminal trespass in the mail today.
A Terre Haute Police Department Detective, Brad Rumsey, is alleging I went on Drury Inn's property after being denied entry Aug. 24. It is a flat out lie and let's hope no further lies are told under oath.
I was not charged with any crime the night of the alleged offense. Thank goodness the other two false charges were not filed after all.
Court is scheduled Sept. 14 at 8:30 a.m. I will be there with bells on. (And ICN of course is always on.)
Ultimately, the off duty police did not force me to leave the area. They never directed traffic nor did they arrange a detour system and they certainly didn't have a sign up with restrictions for traffic listed on a road leading to multiple businesses.
I'll see you in court soon to plead NOT GUILTY to this misdemeanor. Also, I have filed an official complaint against this officer's unprofessional behavior.
This will be updated. See related story.
Lucy Perry can be reached at Lperrynews@gmail.com
Journalist, Terre Haute
Lucy Perry, 46, enjoys writing about issues in her hometown. She periodically expresses personal opinions in her blog, Terre Haute Times.
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