Complaint Review: Alameda County Sheriff Office
Alameda County Sheriff Office RIP OFF Internet
I was stop by a sheriff and I was told that I did not stop by the first stop sign and I did however stop on the second stop sign. I did not want to argue with the sheriff and I was in a hurry. I do recall that the sheriff told me to WAIT for 30 days and I will received something from the mail. Then now after 30 days , I got the citation in the mail fining me an ADDITIONAL $40 for NOT paying it on time. The original citation fee is $100. So now , its going to be $140. I called up the Sheriff office and they insisted that the officer told me that I have to pay it within 30 days. And I told them that if he would have told me that, I would have paid it immedietly. And i would not have waited for 30 days. And I told them probably there are several people have complaint about being told to wait for 30 days then received the extra $40 as a fine. I was blamed for not reading the back of the citation. Which is true. But then again I can barely read the back of it , the fine print is so small that you need a pair of reading glasses to see it. And when you are upset, you will not even read it , you just want to leave the area and do what you need to do. AND i was told that nobody made a complaint about being told to wait for 30 days. then receiving an additional $40. And in which I could also be wrong on this. So by posting this, i want to know if anybody out there had the same problem like mine. If anybody out there, had the same problem and complaint then there is definitely a problem with the Alameda Sheriff department.
PLUS an additional $40 is a RIP OFF. Not even credit card companies charge that high for late fees.
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