Life And Life Of Prison

1259 Words Apr 14th, 2016 6 Pages
Twenty years to life in prison, this is what I woke up to one cold December morning. I had been falsely accused of a crime. It all started a couple of weeks ago. I had gone to the local gas station to pick-up some groceries to fix my family a surprise breakfast. I had planned to go home and fix them eggs, bacon, waffles, and grits. It would have been perfect, just to have a family meal. I had arrived at the gas station and proceeded to go into the store to get the groceries that I needed. All of sudden a man with the gun entered the store. He told the man to give him all the money in the cash register as he shot at some bottles behind the counter. After the clerk had finished loading the bag, he threw it on the ground, and without blinking an eye the gunman shot the store clerk in the head and ran out with the money. This was only two weeks ago, but now it feels as though it has been an eternity. I was stunned, I couldn 't believe what i just happened.(Arrest) When the cops arrived, I began to tell them what I saw when all of a sudden they grabbed me and threw me up against the wall.(Habeas Corpus) I was confused, I asked the cop why he was arresting me. He said that I was being arrested for the murder of the clerk. He read me my right and threw me in the back of the cop car. It felt like the longest ride in my life, even though the police station was only about ten minutes from the gas station. When I arrived at the police station, the cop got me out of the car and took…

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