Jenelle Evans has been around the legal merry-go-round enough times by now that the Teen Mom 2 star should know how things work. You screw up; you get arrested. You keep your nose clean; you don't get arrested. Simple, right?
Not so fast. Not when you're Jenelle Evans, reality star with nearly a dozen mugshots to her name and an ongoing stint on probation in the state of North Carolina. Jenelle doesn't have a probation officer -- her punishment at the moment is "unsupervised probation" -- but the way Jenelle explained the meaning of her sentence on Twitter makes it easy enough to see why she keeps ending up with a pair of metal bracelets 'round her wrists.
Responding to questions about her unsupervised probation status, the troublesome Teen Mom star noted:
This means no breaking a law in the state of NC for 18 months.— Jenelle Evans (@PBandJenelley_1) October 8, 2013
No breaking the law for 18 months? How about no breaking the law ... ever again?
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That's what Jenelle -- and really any criminal -- is supposed to learn from a court sentence, that crime doesn't pay. We law-abiding citizens depend on the cops and the courts to arrest criminals, and to scare them straight with punishments that make them think twice before making a mistake.
But it doesn't seem like Jenelle has really gotten that message, does it? Not if she thinks being on probation means only that she needs to keep her nose clean until her sentence is complete.
Sadly, she's sounding like a career criminal here, the kind of person who thinks it's OK to screw up, just so long as they don't get caught.
What do you think it will take for Jenelle to clean up her act for good?
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