The Dreaded Phone Call

Discussion in 'General Parenting' started by pasajes4, Nov 1, 2012.

  1. pasajes4

    pasajes4 Well-Known Member

    The police called me about 2 hours ago to inform me that my son had been arrested and is in jjd on several charges including felony breaking and entering and theft of over 2,500 dollars in jewelry and electronics. I am not surprised....just numb. It appeared that he was trying to get it together. He was arrested with another kid that used to around here. He was one of the ones I was not sorry to see go. I had heard he was back. My son seems to be drawn to people who enhance his self destructive behavior. They need to KEEP him this time.
  2. Marcie Mac

    Marcie Mac Just Plain Ole Tired

    Am so sorry - its so disheartening when they do this stuff

  3. recoveringenabler

    recoveringenabler Well-Known Member Staff Member

    I'm sorry...............(((HUGS)))
  4. buddy

    buddy New Member

    Truly sorry. Take some time for yourself and check in often. Sending many hugs...
  5. LittleDudesMom

    LittleDudesMom Well-Known Member Staff Member

    So sorry he made these choices. Hugs.

  6. DammitJanet

    DammitJanet Well-Known Member Staff Member

    So sorry. You are doing the right thing in letting him face this now when he can learn before its too late.
  7. DDD

    DDD Well-Known Member

    Sending caring thoughts your way. I know what those phone calls do to the pit of your stomach and your heart. I will cross my fingers that somehow, someway "the system" will be able to help him get stable. It's such a shame. DDD
  8. JJJ

    JJJ Active Member

    So sorry. (((Hugs)))
  9. cubsgirl

    cubsgirl Well-Known Member

    Sorry you got the dread phone call ((hugs)). Maybe, hopefully, this can help you get services for difficult child if you didn't have access to them before.
  10. Bunny

    Bunny Guest

    I'm so sorry that you got that call. Did they keep him?
  11. pasajes4

    pasajes4 Well-Known Member

    They are keeping him. There will be a detention hearing on Monday. They will ask if I want to take him home to await trial. I will tell them no.
  12. pasajes4

    pasajes4 Well-Known Member

    In light of the recent tragedy at the hands of the police, my son is damn lucky that all that happened is that his sorry butt is going to be sitting in a jail cell.
  13. Marguerite

    Marguerite Active Member

    Can you somehow use the recent tragedy as a lesson for your son? Would he listen? This hits very close to home for many of us who have been following the story for some years. Each of our kids is family.

  14. pasajes4

    pasajes4 Well-Known Member

    I doubt it. San Antonio has had a lot of fatal shootings at the hands of the police. He just refuses to believe it could happen to him. A student at his former H.S. was killed by the police ON campus, and still he has his head firmly planted up his rear.
  15. TerryJ2

    TerryJ2 Well-Known Member

    I am so sorry. SO sorry.
    And considering what happened with-Klmno, and your comment about the San Antonio police, this is scary. It's amazing that these kids just don't get it.
    Fingers crossed that this is truly a wakeup call and that he is no longer in denial.
    I'll be thinking about you.
  16. pasajes4

    pasajes4 Well-Known Member

    When my son was little, my friends would tell me that he was going to be a heart breaker when he grew up. They just did not know that it would be my heart that would break.
  17. TerryJ2

    TerryJ2 Well-Known Member

    Oh, how true and how sad. Many hugs.
  18. buddy

    buddy New Member

    I hear that!
  19. KTMom91

    KTMom91 Well-Known Member

    I'm sorry...hopefully this will be a wake up call for him.
  20. Pasajes - I am so sorry that you are going through this. I feel for you and what you are going through right now. What an awful position to have to be in as a parent.

    Hugs and prayers go with you to help keep you strong in this.