Warrant Resolution Court in Tucson Saturday - Tucson News Now

Warrant Resolution Court in Tucson Saturday

Hundreds of people showed up for court on Saturday. (Tucson News Now) Hundreds of people showed up for court on Saturday. (Tucson News Now)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Getting back on track, that was the name of the game for nearly 1,000 people. They went to court on a Saturday, it was the second warrant resolution court for Pima County Consolidated Justice Court.
 
The doors opened at 9:00am and before the court could open the doors. There was a long line to get in. The doors closed at 3:00pm and the judges and clerks were still working hard.
 
During that time 1,000 people attended, there were 247 court hearing held and  nearly 200 warrants were quashed.
Back June, over 650 people attended the Warrant resolution. This year pretty much doubled the attendance from 5 months ago.
 
In Pima County, there are about 19,000 active warrants issued from 31 different agencies. Some of the warrants date as far back as 1990. Most of the warrants are failing to appear in court.
 
Pima County Consolidated Justice Court will have 3 night courts coming up. October 11th from 5pm to 7pm and planned dates for November 8th and December 6th.

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