If you have an active warrant in the town of
Richwood town officials are announcing a warrant amnesty plan for folks who are wanted by the law. How many? The current issue of the Money Saver lists the names and birthdates of those with warrants; pick the paper up and you’ll find 560 names.
The mayor, Steve Hunter, says people have until November 7 to come to the town hall to pay their fines without risking penalties or arrest.
We asked people around town how many warrants Richwood had accumulated.
“Around ten,” said Reuben Marles.
“I’d say about 100, that’s it,” said another citizen from Richwood.
“About 40?” guessed Saul Williams, who lives around Tanglewood.
All of them are wrong. A glance at the Money Saver lists
almost 600 names, which means that hundreds of thousands of dollars are owed to
the town of
“These are all the people who got warrants?” said Charlie Bass, as he saw the paper. “Man, there must be a million people in here!”
Town officials are encouraging people to pay their fines as soon as possible, otherwise police will arrest those who owe the town money.