August 17, 1990

Opinion concerning whether any offense committed in the presence of an officer that is to be tried in Municipal and/or Magistrate’s Court can be written on a uniform traffic ticket to replace the issuance of arrest warrants. Also, if a traffic offense under a Municipal Ordinance is written on a uniform traffic ticket, could the Highway department take points for the offense?

Requested by: James T. Coursey, Chief of Police, City of Greenwood

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