GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Residents with an active bench warrant for arrest in the City of Gulfport have the chance to make it right without fear of arrest on Bench Warrant Amnesty Day.
On Monday, the city will waive the $677.75 contempt of court fee and waive any late fees accrued for warrants. All residents have to do is appear at Municipal Court for a special court setting on Monday, June 20 between the hours of 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Residents who have received a bench warrant are encouraged to bring the letter sent by the city to court.
An arrest warrant will be served at either at home or at work for those who do not appear in court, or fail to make arrangements.