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Dear Forum, Recently i encountered the following situation: I was in car with my girl friend and we stopped the car as i was too tired of driving and also feeling a bit drowsy. And thought of leaving after taking a nap . It was an isolated place with very few houses around and so we slept in car.Mean while,police turned up from no where. They asked what are we doing there .My girlfriend explained things in polish but i think they mistook as we are doing some obscene act in car.Police asked my ID and i gave them the karta pobytu. One of them took the card and went back to the police car. After a couple of minutes, he gave back the card. They asked us to leave the place andgo to nearest petro station. We left.That is all.All this happened in 5 mins. There was no fine/charges against me nor i had any mail/letter from police later. Now, Am i in police records for this and does it create any problems in future when i apply for residence card etc ? Rgds Madsen


Most probably, the police just checked your name in their records, found nothing, and returned you the documents without taking up any further action.

If the police fines a person, or launches any proceedings against a person, this person has to be clearly informed about what is happening, and what rights the person has in a given case.

In the described situation it seems no procedures against you were launched - and the whole incident should not play any role in your legalization procedure in the future.

If you wish to doublecheck this, you can ask your girlfriend to contact the local police station where the incident took place. You should be informed if any action against you was launched.

Answer date:

2011-08-05 11:56:47


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