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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Forney Police Participate in Great Warrant Roundup

Warrant Roundup

Law enforcement agencies and courts statewide will once again be conducting the Great Texas Warrant Roundup. Individuals can expect advertisements and contact from courts about efforts beginning Friday, February 09, 2018. Agencies will be stepping up efforts to actively serve warrants beginning Saturday, February 24, 2018.The roundup is designed to target thousands of defendants with warrants from more than 250 participating jurisdictions.

Numerous counties, justices of the peace and municipalities of all sizes will participate in the roundup. Representatives from a number of participating entities will be available for interviews.

Under Texas Law, individuals that appear before a court and make a good faith effort to resolve their outstanding Class C warrants are afforded safe harbor and not subject to arrest. Additionally, if a judgment is rendered against an individual who is unable to pay the judgment, the individual may request a judge to assess their ability to pay and offer alternative means to satisfy the judgment.

Individuals with warrant(s) are encouraged to contact the court(s) that issued the warrant(s) to resolve their cases voluntarily before they are compelled to appear by arrest.

The Forney Municipal Court of Record No. 1 is located at 331 South FM 548, Forney Texas at the Forney Justice Center Court Building. Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Thursday 8:00 am to 7:00 pm. The court will be open Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

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