I am a new Nurse and new in this forum. I am in desperate need of a job but I don't know if I should start filling applications or not.
My nightmare begun in 2003, I came here from NJ but all together not speaking English well; I went to a store to get an energy drink for school on a Sunday afternoon ( I was in Medical Assistant School) on Monday in school I found out I was pregnant ( reason why I was so sleepy) I went back to the gas station with my receipt and the drink unopened to return it and owner started to call me name, he said I stole the drink I gave him the receipt then he said he didn't know if I didn't put anything in it although it was seal ( my mistake was, I took 2 snicker bars went outside call the cop) I saw I police car I drove up to that plaza and explained what happened to him he drove me to the store( I was in my car) then since I called the cop I met them there.
These people charged me with shop lifting and guys I'm taking God as my witness I myself called the cop I went to them.
To add insult to injury the police report that was given to me had a court date in it which I did not know because prior to this I was never involved in any law enforcement problems, so I missed the court date.
3 weeks later I was stop by the cop because my car didn't have the registration sticker in the tag( I live in FL by the way) and I was arrested because there was a warrant for my arrest for not showing up to court.
Now everything I do, people look at me differently at every job applications this always hunts me, if I did go to the store to steal something to me the punishment and the shame would have been fair but I honestly did not. I was reading some of the story here and I something about expunging record but when you do that doesn't still show there was or there is something on your background ( my final discharge was "Nolle Prosse") I really don't know what that means
I really, really, really need some help guys please, please sorry for grammar, English is not my primary language lol
Thanks A Million