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January 29, 2014

Cooke County law-enforcement officers to begin warrant roundup

Cooke County — The Cooke County Justice of the Peace Courts, Constable’s Offices and Sheriff’s Department will join more than 300 agencies across Texas to participate in the 2014 Great Texas Warrant Round-Up. The Cooke County agencies will join many local municipalities in this statewide event in the coming weeks.

An amnesty period removing the warrant fees from the amount due will begin shortly and will run until the Warrant Round-Up effort begins. Once the Warrant Round-Up begins, local law enforcement agencies will aggressively target those on the warrant list.

Justice of the Peace Dorthy Lewis and Justice of the Peace Jason Brinkley are encouraging defendants to take advantage of the options available to settle outstanding warrants immediately.

“If you have or think you have an outstanding warrant in one of the Justice of the Peace courts, please contact the court immediately to avoid being placed on the Warrant Round-Up list,” Brinkley said in a news release.

You may contact Justice of the Peace Pct 1 at (940) 668-5463 or Justice of the Peace Pct 4 at (940) 726-3539.

 

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