Warrant sweep planned; residents urged to take care of tickets
By Terri Richardson
Feb. 3, 2011 at 5:10 p.m.
A task force of officers from the Marshall Police Department and the city's Marshal's Office will begin a warrant sweep Feb. 17 for Class C misdemeanors and outstanding city traffic tickets, according to a press release by the Marshall Police Department.
The task force will begin arresting wanted defendants at their residences, places of employment or other public venues.
Anyone concerned that they may have a warrant should contact the city's Municipal Court from 7:30 a.m to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at 903-935-4535.
"The court staff will be able to answer questions about whether or not you have a warrant and also your optons of how to clear the warrant," according to the release.
A list of outstanding warrants has been posted online at <a href= "http://www.marshalltexas.net">www.marshalltexas.net</a> for public viewing.
"There are still many outstanding warrants," said Detective Sonya Johnson, spokesperson for the police department, in the release. "Please take the opportunity to contact the court and make arrangements to satisfy the warrant without having to be arrested.
Marshall's municipal court is still conducted at 303 Burleson St., the former Police/Fire Complex, by going into its front entrance.