San Marcos Mercury | Local News from San Marcos and Hays County, Texas

September 22nd, 2010
City calls warrant round-up for Saturday

STAFF REPORT

San Marcos City marshals and police officers are calling a warrant round-up Saturday, arresting people with outstanding charges against the, at the San Marcos Municipal Court of Record.

Those with outstanding warrants can avoid being arrested at home, work or school by contacting the municipal court immediately. Citations for which police will make arrest include traffic tickets, city ordinance violations and failure to appear in court.

The San Marcos Municipal Court will hold a one-day special court session to give people with outstanding warrants the chance to speak with Municipal Judge John Burke on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

“People who fail to address tickets at court or fail to comply with court orders are reported to the Texas Department of Public Safety for non-renewal of their driver’s licenses,” said Municipal Court Administrator Susie Garcia.

Information on 24-hour payment options is available online at sanmarcostx.gov/cityhall/court/payment. For more information, contact the San Marcos Municipal Court of Record at (512) 393-8190.

“We urge anyone who has delinquent cases in San Marcos Municipal Court to contact the court to take care of the matter immediately,” said San Marcos Deputy Marshal Rusty Grice.

Defendants with charges pending in the San Marcos Municipal Court can visit the court during operational hours to pay fines or post bond to schedule a court appearance. The Municipal Court accepts cash, checks, money orders, cashier’s checks, Visa, Master Card, and Discover. The court is located on the second floor of the Municipal Building, at 630 East Hopkins Street, San Marcos.

Mailed payments should include driver’s license number and case or ticket number to ensure proper credit. Do not send cash through the mail. Payments may be mailed to Municipal Court, City of San Marcos, 630 East Hopkins Street, San Marcos, Texas 78666.

The Municipal Court customer service window is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. The window has extended hours until 8 p.m. on Wednesdays.

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