Questions. Write as much as you want.
1. The Durango was stolen when on what date?
In or around 06/06/12 and 06/08/12 ..It was a day or two days before I was stopped on I20. The trip was taking longer than I planned with a lot more stops than I planned or more like, longer stops. I bought the ’89 convertible Mustang GT on the road from the motel where the Durango was stolen. I searched Craigslist and had a few people bring their cars that where listed for sale to the motel and met them downstairs to test drive them etc. I ended up having to stay an extra day/night in Lubbock because I woke up with a flat tire on the Mustang and ended up having to replace all 4 tires and also had a new Alpine stereo installed.
The keys where not left in it .. When I woke up in the morning at the motel, it was gone. The only items I had in the motel out of it with me where Sean’s backpack (no wonder he brought it in @@) and my little overnight bag I had packed at home for the trip, knowing it would be a lot of trouble to dig my huge suitcase in and out of the car just for an overnight stay.
2. How much of your stuff was in it?
A LOT of stuff was in it. I had it packed to the brim with all my better things that I did not want to loose. Besides the little overnight bag and Sean’s backpack ,,, I had a suitcase PACKED with my fav, best clothes. All my “7 Seven” jeans Cole Haan shoes among several of my best high name brand shoes that ranged from shoes that matched the gowns from Nordstroms to Soloman hiking boots to 5 kinds of teva strap ons and about 15 pair of teva flip flops and workout Asics to fur lined uggs and fur lined others in addition to some born and ariat and so on ..Although I packed a lot fo them on the van also, our hockey skates (Sean’s cost around $700-800), I had several very expensive “gowns” ..ball/formal gowns… Also some expensive antique gowns that had been my great aunts and my grandmothers and mothers, and my mother’s designer debutante gown that was more like a wedding gown and had been special stored at a cleaners that specializes in doing that, my great great grandmothers crystal, my great aunt’s antique/discontinued full set of 18 silverware, some photos, including irreplaceable ones like my mother’s deb ones, some of the kids and various vacations, oil wells that my grandfather had found built and owned both grandparents, sporting ones, holiday ones, my large Kitchen Aid mixer and Cuisinart, my jewelry box from Neimens that had various items in it including a ring from Tiffany’s and my extra cc cards, my important files which included birth certif, immunization records, investment paperwork, PURE REAL TRUE perfume ranging from several small bottles of Joy that had been my grandmothers (many ounces each ..just one bottle would buy me a car today) to Chanel to Guerlain, a couple of sentimental Waterford pieces like the clock that was a bridesmaid gift from my father’s wedding to my stepparent, some of the artwork I had painted plus a large painting my father had done of the beach and an Audubon print that was my grandmothers, some of the antique linens and a few of the blankets and sweaters my grandmother had knitted, our Christmas stockings my grandmother needle pointed when we where born, both my mink coats; one was my grandmothers and one from one of her best friends, Kobler when Kobler passed away and so on …
3. Did you leave it running or were they keys in it?
(too bad his drugs weren’t in it.)
Right!! No he had the backpack on him in the hotel and was the only thing he brought in … I only wish I would have been nosy and looked in it! Of course, I can wish all kinds of things but nothing can change the past. The key was on Sean because he drove most the way. The full intention was for him to drive the entire way. He had never driven that far before though.
4. Do you have the time and date when you left the message for the insurance company?
No idea. ugh It would have been the same date.
5. Do they pay you for it when your vehicle is stolen?
Pay ME ??! Right. I can’t even get Netspend to honor their policy on stolen funds. They claimed I took too long to reort it but I was in jail and reported the card/money theft the week I was releaesed, They did ask for a lot of back up which took me another month or so to get all of it to them. ie- the police report that I had to go get back from that town. After all, I had NOTHING at the time and no way to even make a call, I had to go to the library to look up the Ace number then netspend, borrow a cell to call, make the list of what they stole/spent mixed in with what we had been spending. to get a copy of the police report was a huge hassle that I got a copy to them of as soon as I could after I found the ministry …I had been homeless, walking out of jail with nothing but the clothes on my back and an empty purse. Come to think of it, I had just purchased a brand new cell at Cricket before leaving Colorado Springs, no more than a week before leaving that was missing. The police stole it?? It was a month to month bill and Cricket said they could not trace it due to the month to month and not having a contract. I know it cost over $400.
6. Was Sean on the insurance policy or did he have his own valid car insurance policy at the time.
I am not sure. I do not think he was on my policy at the time. I don’t think so because I actually remember, at some point in time, an insurance company saying he did not have to be on it to drive a car I owned, that my policy covered other drivers. I can not even recall the name of the company at the time. I had always used USAA but I can no longer use them unless I pay my debt to them. I had a full platinum ccard with them and then had cosigned on Sean’s new Acura that had been stolen that time ..the day after Christmas and he had no ins ..which was weird too and not right. When you finance a car and do not pay your ins, they tag on that expensive ins until you buy more ..but both the car loan and the ins was through USAA ,,,I was never contacted about a late or non payment (apparently I get screwed everywhere I turn, Den …this is making me cry even more).
7. When you were stopped. Had he taken any drugs beforehand?
I do not know and have never asked. If I had to guess, I would say yes. He had a backpack full of them and was an addict, so I would think so. I can not be positive due to having no idea he had any with him and even had no idea he had started using again. The main reason for moving back to Houston, was because it was too hard on him to live in the same place with the same people around. Everywhere he looked where memories of using ..triggers, they call them. Although, I owuld have come up with another way if my stepmother did not sue me for my home, taking even the equity that came from my mother’s mother’s, my grandmother, Bebe’s, estate. Knowing his mother, my other grandmother, Honey, would never allow that to happen, I was served the paperwork THE WEEK after she passed away. Also refusing to pay for us to attend. A grandmother I spoke to daily for years and years and could not stand my stepmother. Honey did not pass up the more expensive dress, Pop, my grandfather who passed years before, did not work that hard to buy linda designer cars, homes, clothes, vacations and second homes to leave any of HIS homeless or hungry. In fact, part of the deal Travis made with pete was that his mother or Sean would never be homeless or hungry ..More specifically but that was one of the stipulations of the verbal contract between all parties for Travis to go live there. One of several stipulations that as of now, pete has broken.
8. Did the officer ask to search the car?
No. He TOLD us to step out of the car.
9. At what point did he read your rights and did you or Sean say anything about the drugs before that?
Our rights where never read. They do that in Taylor County when you get officially charged by a judge on a tv monitor ..Harris County does that also. I think the law in Texas is 24 hours to do that? Sean says 72 and he is normally
10. Are you going to try to call the attorney you mentioned the other day? Not Sean’s guy.