Sardis PD Warrants

Published 12:00 am Friday, August 24, 2012

Sardis PD serving warrants for unpaid fines

By David Howell

Sardis Police Department and the Sardis Municipal Court are actively seeking those who have outstanding arrest warrants due to failure to pay fines, according to Sardis Police chief John Deal who stated Tuesday that warrants have been issued for those who have failed to meet the agreement they made with the municipal court.

Deal said those who have not met their agreements have caused a backlog of warrants for nonpayment of fines.

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Deal also warned that the municipal court clerk is faxing copies of warrants to other law enforcement agencies within the state and the police department is double-checking addresses.

Deal noted that officers are carrying copies of the warrant list and will check with police dispatch to ensure there is a hard copy of the warrant on file at the police department.

“Those who have warrants issued need to be aware that if they have not taken care of their fines the Sardis police department will be showing up at their home or work, day and night to serve those warrants so don’t be surprised when the police knock on your door.”

The Sardis chief is also sending letters to the surrounding law enforcement agencies to request their assistance while recommending that if offenders think a fine is owed to the City of Sardis they should contact Sardis Municipal Court at 662-487-2144 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.  Monday through Friday.

Deal said that if offenders go ahead and take care of the fine, they will have their warrant pulled and keep them from knocking on your door.