The annual Great Texas Warrant Roundup begins on Saturday, Feb. 25, designed to target defendants with outstanding violations including traffic, local municipal ordinances and state law violations. Law enforcement agencies, including the Prosper Police Department, will join with some 300 jurisdictions across Texas concentrating their efforts to address non-compliance with court orders.
Notices were recently mailed statewide by participating entities to inform those with outstanding warrants that the local police departments, constables, and other law enforcement agencies will be participating in a joint effort to have these cases resolved, says Prosper Municipal Court Administrator Celia O’Dell.
“It’s best to take care of these issues now, before the Warrant Roundup begins,” she said. “If you are stopped while driving and arrested, your vehicle may be impounded resulting in additional tow and storage fees.”
As part of this statewide initiative, the Prosper Municipal Court is offering payment options on outstanding warrants. Individuals must contact the court for payment option information. These options will only be available during the warrant roundup.
Individuals finding themselves in this situation may reach the court clerk’s office at 972-347-3020. The court clerk will be able to answer questions and provide additional information. Payment of warrants may be accomplished over the phone at 1-800-444-1187 or online at www.trafficpayment.com.
Conversely, individuals may appear in court, 110 West Broadway, to resolve their obligations voluntarily. Individuals requesting to see the Municipal Court Judge regarding warrants may appear on Thursday, Feb. 16, Thursday, Feb. 23 and Thursday, March 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and Saturday, March 4 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
“The Judge will be available during the times listed above for individual who are not able to pay immediately,” said O’Dell. “Anyone who voluntarily appears at the Prosper Municipal Court to accept an option that has already been approved for them or to see the Judge on one of the dates and times listed above will not be arrested.”
The Prosper Municipal Court is located at 110 W. Broadway Street, and is open for business Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.