Local law enforcement gearing up for warrant roundup
The Great Texas Warrant Roundup is gearing up. Austin police along with 300 other law enforcement agencies around Texas are cracking down on people with outstanding arrest warrants.
The roundup targets thousands who have tickets for traffic, parking, city ordinance, and penal code violations
You have until March 1st to pay the fines before police start knocking at your door or showing up at your work.
"The bottom line in the city of Austin is the court will work with you they can set up payment plans there are all sorts of things that can help you out. Lastly is you have a job and you can't show up to work because you're in jail, why take a chance on losing your job. Why take a chance for the impounding of your car. Just come in and take of it be responsible," said APD Chief Art Acevedo.
If you are unsure if you have a warrant you can call 3-1-1 or search the following databases: