Warrant amnesty helps you save money, avoid jail

Warrant amnesty helps you save money, avoid jail

The first warrant amnesty period of 2020 for the City of College Station and Brazos County starts Monday and runs through Feb. 28. If you have an outstanding warrant, you can avoid paying a $50 per case warrant fee if you pay the fine in full. During the warrant roundup Feb. 29-March 8, city marshals, police officers, reserve police officers, and constables will arrest those who haven’t paid their fines. Continue reading Warrant amnesty helps you save money, avoid jail

Court strives to prevent repeat alcohol offenses

Court strives to prevent repeat alcohol offenses

With every school year comes the excitement of football, new classes, and thousands of college students living in our community. At the College Station Municipal Court, this time of year also brings a rise in offenses by minors such as possession or consumption of alcohol, public intoxication, and misrepresentation of age. Judge Ed Spillane’s goal is to make sure these defendants do not appear in any court again. Continue reading Court strives to prevent repeat alcohol offenses

Pay heed to warrant amnesty and save money, avoid jail

Pay heed to warrant amnesty and save money, avoid jail

Since the City of College Station began our warrant amnesty/warrant roundup program in 2007, we’ve cleared more than 6,000 warrants valued at over $2 million. The first warrant amnesty period of 2018 for the City of College Station and Brazos County starts Monday and runs through March 2. If you have an outstanding warrant, you can avoid paying a $50 per case warrant fee if you pay the fine in full. It’s a much better option than going to jail. Continue reading Pay heed to warrant amnesty and save money, avoid jail