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Guys, please give me your thoughts about this situation and on what to do next time incase this happens again :
Here goes my story :
About 3 or 4 months back at around 1 am, i got a Ping, went to pick up the pax, and got this dude standing infront of his house . He didnt get into the car, but rather gave me a package in 2 huge brown envelops (one had this pungent weed smell, very very toxic, and from the feel of the envelop, it was weed. in the second one, the feeling of the envelop was like powder inside, so i dont know what that might have been. i dont do drugs so i couldnt tell. but i know of weed bcoz its a plant. Lol )

So he told me he cannot get in the car bcoz he has an infant to look after, but i should take the two envelops to the destination address that was on the uber app. then he added that he will be monitoring my progress on his phone, to see if i will make any unnecessary stops. Finally he was like "you will find so and so dressed in such and such, with bla bla looks, give these two parcels to him. he knows you are coming. "

This really scared the hell out of me , coz now here I was thinking to myself:
1. what if i accidentally got pulled over by a cruiser while having these uber parcels??? i'll be toast !
2. if i report it as a suspicious uber request and alert the cops, what will happen to me? the guy has my pic, knows my legal name, car registration and model, and the worst of it all, my phone number.
3. if i refuse to take the parcel, will he come after me on a later date ?

i decided to go with option 3. Lucky enough, i have a kill switch that i installed , that shuts the car off. its right underneath my steering but somewhat concealed. and with that switch on, the car will never start. So i pulled the switch and the car turned off after 2 sec, tried restarting the car while this cat was standing right there, but nothing. he was so mad, and said he will file a complaint at uber , that my car bla bla bla. honestly i cared less..

so he cancelled the ride and i put my car on neutral, pushed it away slowly to a distance of about 50 metres away from his vicinity, turned off the kill switch , turned off my uber app, and sped towards my home like a runaway convict

For about 2 weeks after that, i never went online, and even now, i do uber with some fear in me,

Any of you folks had such an encounter ? and what would you advice next time. ?
thanks y'all
 

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Whenever such thing happens, first thing, ask the ride to choose delivery rather than a ride and in later case, never ever touch the packet, and ask the (so called) ride to keep it on backseat or trunk.
 

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Whenever such thing happens, first thing, ask the ride to choose delivery rather than a ride and in later case, never ever touch the packet, and ask the (so called) ride to keep it on backseat or trunk.
thanks alot for your advice.. i swear, after that day, i do uber with alot of panic, i dont know why. i might do only 2 to 4 days in a week, and somethines not even go online for a whole week, i dont know why. hmm ,.. SMH

Crazy story!!

Most I've had to drop off were

Chocolates
Roses
Gift basket
Box of lobsters lol
i've done food deliveries before, and also delivered flowers too, which was great. But this time around, this was an UBER-X, and the guy gives me these stuf, n adds that he is watching me . !!
Hope you get what i mean .. SMH
 

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thanks alot for your advice.. i swear, after that day, i do uber with alot of panic, i dont know why. i might do only 2 to 4 days in a week, and somethines not even go online for a whole week, i dont know why. hmm ,.. SMH

i've done food deliveries before, and also delivered flowers too, which was great. But this time around, this was an UBER-X, and the guy gives me these stuf, n adds that he is watching me . !!
Hope you get what i mean .. SMH
That is messed I'd be bit concerned as well
 

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I'll do option 1. I'll even make it look like I'm an outlaw too with a wink. As soon as the drop is done, I'm telling Uber to never match me with this pax again, but I'm not telling them why. 2 weeks later, I'm anonymously calling Crime Stoppers to tell them what happened. You're probably not the only Uber driver he's used for this.
 

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Out of over 2700 trips ive done, ive had maybe 5 deliveries and i always ask if i can see whats in the package as per uber policy, last part is probably bs haha. If they say they cant show cause of some excuse like its sealed or something, then i politely decline.
 

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I'll do option 1. I'll even make it look like I'm an outlaw too with a wink. As soon as the drop is done, I'm telling Uber to never match me with this pax again, but I'm not telling them why. 2 weeks later, I'm anonymously calling Crime Stoppers to tell them what happened. You're probably not the only Uber driver he's used for this.
coming to think of it, you're absolutely right. I'm probably not the only uber driver that he has used for this little silly slinging game of his. i should have called uber and told them not to match me with the rider again, but i guess i was too shaky by then.

i however did call uber once and told them if they ever paired me with some certain passenger, i would sue uber. LOL. and i told them that im recording our conversation. these passengers got into my car, and started yelling orders at me, telling me where to drive, how to drive and demanding an aux cable, then had the guts to ask me whether i knew who they were.LOL.
I stopped the car in the middle of the road and got out, and started shouting at them to get the hell out of my car. i kicked them out, and pulled over immediately and called uber. they apologized and promised never to pair me with those as******s again. LOL.

the stuff that we go through, just to make work pleasant, at times makes me wonder if passengers put themselves in our shoes. SMH
 

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Guys, please give me your thoughts about this situation and on what to do next time incase this happens again :
Here goes my story :
About 3 or 4 months back at around 1 am, i got a Ping, went to pick up the pax, and got this dude standing infront of his house . He didnt get into the car, but rather gave me a package in 2 huge brown envelops (one had this pungent weed smell, very very toxic, and from the feel of the envelop, it was weed. in the second one, the feeling of the envelop was like powder inside, so i dont know what that might have been. i dont do drugs so i couldnt tell. but i know of weed bcoz its a plant. Lol )

So he told me he cannot get in the car bcoz he has an infant to look after, but i should take the two envelops to the destination address that was on the uber app. then he added that he will be monitoring my progress on his phone, to see if i will make any unnecessary stops. Finally he was like "you will find so and so dressed in such and such, with bla bla looks, give these two parcels to him. he knows you are coming. "

This reall the shit out of me , coz now here I was thinking to myself:
1. what if i accidentally got pulled over by a cruiser while having these uber parcels??? i'll be toast !
2. if i report it as a suspicious uber request and alert the cops, what will happen to me? the guy has my pic, knows my legal name, car registration and model, and worst of it all, my phone number.
3. if i refuse to take the parcel, will he come after me on a later date ?

i decided to go with option 3. Lucky enough, i have a kill switch that i installed , that shuts the car off. its right underneath my steering but somewhat concealed. and with that switch on, the car will never start. So i pulled the switch and the car turned off after 2 sec, tried restarting the car while this cat was standing right there, but nothing. he was so mad, and said he will file a complaint at uber , that my car bla bla bla. honestly i cared less..

so he cancelled the ride and i put my car on neutral, pushed it away slowly to a distance of about 50 metres away from his vicinity, turned off the kill switch , turned off my uber app, and sped towards my home like a runaway convict

For about 2 weeks after that, i never went online, and even now, i do uber with some fear in me,

Any of you folks had such an encounter ? and what would you advice next time. ?
thanks y'all
You are definitely a bit more paranoid than you should be my friend.

If it's not something obvious like keys or clothes, flowers, let people know that you need to be aware of what's inside the package before you deliver it, If they are not OK with, they can feel more than free to get another Uber. End of story. If you decide to take sealed boxes and envelopes, you need to be OK with the fact that you will eventually be transporting a lot of illegal things like drugs, weapons and other crime related stuff.

In your case, given how obvious he made it that it's most likely drugs, I'd simply tell him that I deliver people, not things, and that I will be cancelling this trip. Doors locked (I hope you always have doors locked considering you do uber at 1am), be ready to drive off.

Regarding the privacy, he does not know your phone number unless you give it to him. Uber uses their dummy number(s) to connect the rider and the driver, both numbers are concealed this way.

So, from this point he knows how you look, what car and plate you have. What do you you think his course of action is going to be? In order to run the plate and get your address he needs to know a COP who can give this info out or has some other connections. Given the fact that he's a low life, dumb drug dealer who cannot even come up with a reasonable fake story to give to a driver so he get his (way better concealed) drugs delivered, it's unlikely he can do it. OK, let's say the %00.5 chance actually happened and he got your address. What is he going to do? Come to your house and be angry at you because you didn't want to deliver his drugs? LOL . NO, his business is drug delivery, he has very little brain, he'll be on that request an uber x button and forget about you before you know it.

I also liked that part when he told you that he'll monitor you so you don't make stops, I guess he expected you to piss and sh^t yourself as well while delivering his drugs. :DWhat an imbecile, he'll eventually get a driver who is gonna take the stuff, get paranoid/scared, call 911 while being on trip, tell them exactly what's happening and say that he was forced to take it, have the dispatcher send an undercover (or not) unit to the drop off location, as soon as they see that receiving end took the package, they'd roll up on him and make the arrest. Then use pressure and/or Uber to get them to the first guy, then use Uber driver to testify against both of them in court. Simple.

Also, may I ask what your reasoning was to install a kill switch under your steering wheel? I'm geniunely curious.
 

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Guys, please give me your thoughts about this situation and on what to do next time incase this happens again :
Here goes my story :
About 3 or 4 months back at around 1 am, i got a Ping, went to pick up the pax, and got this dude standing infront of his house . He didnt get into the car, but rather gave me a package in 2 huge brown envelops (one had this pungent weed smell, very very toxic, and from the feel of the envelop, it was weed. in the second one, the feeling of the envelop was like powder inside, so i dont know what that might have been. i dont do drugs so i couldnt tell. but i know of weed bcoz its a plant. Lol )

So he told me he cannot get in the car bcoz he has an infant to look after, but i should take the two envelops to the destination address that was on the uber app. then he added that he will be monitoring my progress on his phone, to see if i will make any unnecessary stops. Finally he was like "you will find so and so dressed in such and such, with bla bla looks, give these two parcels to him. he knows you are coming. "

This reall the shit out of me , coz now here I was thinking to myself:
1. what if i accidentally got pulled over by a cruiser while having these uber parcels??? i'll be toast !
2. if i report it as a suspicious uber request and alert the cops, what will happen to me? the guy has my pic, knows my legal name, car registration and model, and worst of it all, my phone number.
3. if i refuse to take the parcel, will he come after me on a later date ?

i decided to go with option 3. Lucky enough, i have a kill switch that i installed , that shuts the car off. its right underneath my steering but somewhat concealed. and with that switch on, the car will never start. So i pulled the switch and the car turned off after 2 sec, tried restarting the car while this cat was standing right there, but nothing. he was so mad, and said he will file a complaint at uber , that my car bla bla bla. honestly i cared less..

so he cancelled the ride and i put my car on neutral, pushed it away slowly to a distance of about 50 metres away from his vicinity, turned off the kill switch , turned off my uber app, and sped towards my home like a runaway convict

For about 2 weeks after that, i never went online, and even now, i do uber with some fear in me,

Any of you folks had such an encounter ? and what would you advice next time. ?
thanks y'all
You need to sit down and really figure out how to grow a pair. A nice pair. A big, square, chromed pair.

Why not just cancel and claim you felt unsafe and never pair you with the customer again? Or deliver the damn package. Do you think the FedEx driver gets in trouble from police when someone ships drugs? Or Canada Post? Or UPS? The answer is no. We have two requirements for guilt in Canada: actus rhus and mens rea. Did you do the act? Yes. Did you intend to commit a crime? No. Therefore, not guilty.
 

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You need to sit down and really figure out how to grow a pair. A nice pair. A big, square, chromed pair.

Why not just cancel and claim you felt unsafe and never pair you with the customer again? Or deliver the damn package. Do you think the FedEx driver gets in trouble from police when someone ships drugs? Or Canada Post? Or UPS? The answer is no. We have two requirements for guilt in Canada: actus rhus and mens rea. Did you do the act? Yes. Did you intend to commit a crime? No. Therefore, not guilty.
The difference between uber and post is that we are not post lol. You get pulled over with two bags like that, have fun explaining to the cops what youre doing.
Theres two options in this scenario. Id either tell him to show me whats inside if he declines id cancel and get my no show.
Option two call the cops on his stupid a$$. Trying to use me as his mule is worse then having 20 people line up to puke in my car( if i get caught muling drugs it will 95% go on my record ), plus im doing my social service and taking off a drug dealer off of the streets.
 

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Guys, please give me your thoughts about this situation and on what to do next time incase this happens again :
Here goes my story :
About 3 or 4 months back at around 1 am, i got a Ping, went to pick up the pax, and got this dude standing infront of his house . He didnt get into the car, but rather gave me a package in 2 huge brown envelops (one had this pungent weed smell, very very toxic, and from the feel of the envelop, it was weed. in the second one, the feeling of the envelop was like powder inside, so i dont know what that might have been. i dont do drugs so i couldnt tell. but i know of weed bcoz its a plant. Lol )

So he told me he cannot get in the car bcoz he has an infant to look after, but i should take the two envelops to the destination address that was on the uber app. then he added that he will be monitoring my progress on his phone, to see if i will make any unnecessary stops. Finally he was like "you will find so and so dressed in such and such, with bla bla looks, give these two parcels to him. he knows you are coming. "

This reallthe shit out of me , coz now here I was thinking to myself:
1. what if i accidentally got pulled over by a cruiser while having these uber parcels??? i'll be toast !
2. if i report it as a suspicious uber request and alert the cops, what will happen to me? the guy has my pic, knows my legal name, car registration and model, and worst of it all, my phone number.
3. if i refuse to take the parcel, will he come after me on a later date ?

i decided to go with option 3. Lucky enough, i have a kill switch that i installed , that shuts the car off. its right underneath my steering but somewhat concealed. and with that switch on, the car will never start. So i pulled the switch and the car turned off after 2 sec, tried restarting the car while this cat was standing right there, but nothing. he was so mad, and said he will file a complaint at uber , that my car bla bla bla. honestly i cared less..

so he cancelled the ride and i put my car on neutral, pushed it away slowly to a distance of about 50 metres away from his vicinity, turned off the kill switch , turned off my uber app, and sped towards my home like a runaway convict

For about 2 weeks after that, i never went online, and even now, i do uber with some fear in me,

Any of you folks had such an encounter ? and what would you advice next time. ?
thanks y'all
Publicly shame that. Post his name/address.

Do you know his price per gram?
 

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The difference between uber and post is that we are not post lol. You get pulled over with two bags like that, have fun explaining to the cops what youre doing.
Theres two options in this scenario. Id either tell him to show me whats inside if he declines id cancel and get my no show.
Option two call the cops on his stupid a$$. Trying to use me as his mule is worse then having 20 people line up to puke in my car( if i get caught muling drugs it will 95% go on my record ), plus im doing my social service and taking off a drug dealer off of the streets.
Calling the cops is the dumbest thing you could do.

Street smarts. Get some.

Just cancel and move on with your life.
 

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If you're buddies with them and care about your well-being, they will say the same thing I did.

Snitches end up in ditches. Cops can't protect you. They just mop up the mess after the fact.
it aint snitching if you dont know them.
If a drug dealer wants to use a cab as a mule hes a stupid drug dealer, and getting caught in first 5 min is exactly what he deserves.
 

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it aint snitching if you dont know them.
If a drug dealer wants to use a cab as a mule hes a stupid drug dealer, and getting caught in first 5 min is exactly what he deserves.
If he has a boring life and wants some 'excitement' in it, go ahead and rat him out. Soon (or maybe much much later, depending on the nationality of the pusher) all he'll want is his boring life back.
 
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