The City of Edinburg Municipal Court announces a two-week amnesty program for people with outstanding tickets. The reprieve will allow people to pay up without being arrested.
Beginning Monday, February 12 through March 2 the City will waive all Class “C” arrest warrants and dismiss the failure to appear charge for those who show up in person. Municipal Court Chief Marshal, Raul Ramos says the court has 42,748 outstanding warrants that total of $10,626,371.34. The unpaid citations date back to 2000.
Anyone with an outstanding ticket is encouraged to make a full payment or make arrangements with the court to pay the fine through an installment method. The court is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday.
The court will conduct a warrant roundup at the end of the two-week amnesty for those who ignore the summons.
To take advantage of the amnesty program payments and arrangements can only be made in person at the Edinburg Municipal Court located at 1702 S. Closner Boulevard. The court accepts cash, credit cards, and money orders.
People who want more information or to find out if they have an outstanding ticket can call the Warrant Division at (956) 318-8819 or the Municipal Court at (956) 289-7797.