People with certain Warrants outstanding will be able to clear certain Warrants without being arrested at an upcoming Warrant Clearance Opportunity and coinciding with the Community Resource Fair in mid-September.
Warrant authorization is sponsored by the District Attorney’s Office in the 8e Judicial District, State Public Defender’s Office, 8th Judicial Bench, and Fort Collins City Court, while the Community Resource Fair will be hosted by Larimer County Community Justice Alternatives [CJA]. Both events take place from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on September 17 at the Old Town Public Library 201 Peterson St. in downtown Fort Collins.
Warrantable offenses are misdemeanors, traffic offences, and petty drug charges; DF-4 drug charges; City of Fort Collins municipal court costs; certain class 5 and 6 misdemeanors; and failure to register charges.
Offenses not eligible for warrant authorization include domestic violence misdemeanors and crimes; any matter relating to the rights of victims; reckless driving causing death or injury; possession of a weapon by a former offender; evading crime; sexual offenses [except failure to register]; and class 1, 2, 3 and 4 felonies [not including DF4’s]
The Community Resources Fair, hosted by CJA, includes a variety of participating organizations in the areas of health, mental health, shelters, veterans health, and human and social resources for members of our community. .
Resource providers on the show:
- SummitStone Health Partners
- Murphy Center / Return Alliance
- veterans medical center
- MAAC [UCHealth]
- Northern Larimer County Health District
- Free Vaccines – Larimer County Health and Environment
- Larimer County Department of Social Services
- DMV2GO Colorado Department of Revenue, Division of Motor Vehicles
- Fort Collins Rescue Mission
- CO SLAW
You have questions ? Contact the Colorado Public Defenders Office at 970-493-1212 or email [email protected]