January Journal Continued . . .
Not bothering to knock, using his key Scott let himself into the master bedroom, and approached me again with his phone in hand recording. Clearly, Scott had carefully planned and orchestrated what he would say next. Dropping the bombshell Scott said, “I’m afraid of you. I don’t feel safe in our home because you have a gun in your room!”
Stunned, I stopped putting away the laundry, shocked at his comments. Had I heard him correctly? I asked, “What did you say? A gun?”
In my bewilderment, Scott replied, “I know you have a gun in your room, and I’m notifying my attorney immediately.”
After Scott turned around and strutted out of my bedroom, perplexed I searched my bedroom. Sure enough, in the top drawer of my dresser Scott had planted a BB gun under some clothes. The same gun we had used to shoot the iguanas to scare them away from relieving themselves in our pool in Puerto Rico! It was an air pump BB gun, relatively harmless. But Scott just accused me of having a gun in my room and recorded it, stating he was now afraid of me! Thus admitting at the same time that he had broken into my room earlier and gone through my drawers and clothes.
I contacted my attorney Bob the next day and asked him what to do? With a chuckle, Bob said, “Carefully place the BB gun in a plastic bag avoiding making fingerprints and hide it somewhere safe.” I was completely dumfounded. Had Scott really just staged something in an attempt to frame me?! Hell Yes! I didn’t think it was funny. Not at all.
My intuition was right. And that was just the beginning. I had every right to be afraid.