City of St. Ann, MO
St. Louis County
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[CC 1988 §14-41; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
The City shall provide books containing uniform summons and complaint as prescribed by Supreme Court Rule. Such books shall include serially numbered sets of citations in quadruplicate in the form prescribed by Supreme Court Rule.
Such books shall be issued to the Chief of Police or his/her duly authorized agent, a record shall be maintained of every book so issued and a written receipt shall be required for every book. The judge or judges hearing City ordinance violation cases may require that a copy of such record and receipts be filed with the court.
The Chief of Police shall be responsible for the issuance of such books to individual members of the Police Department. The Chief of Police shall require a written receipt for every book so issued and shall maintain a record of every such book and each set of citations contained therein.
[CC 1988 §14-42; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
Except when authorized or directed under State law to immediately take a person before the Municipal Judge for the violation of any traffic laws, a Police Officer who halts a person for such violation other than for the purpose of giving him/her a warning or warning notice and does not take such person into custody under arrest, shall issue to him/her a uniform summons and complaint which shall be proceeded upon in accordance with Supreme Court Rule Number 37.
Cross Reference — Police generally, ch. 200.
[CC 1988 §14-43; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
Whenever any motor vehicle without driver is found parked or stopped in violation of any of the restrictions imposed by ordinance of the City or by State law, the officer finding such vehicle shall take its registration number and may take any other information displayed on the vehicle which may identify its user, and shall conspicuously affix to such vehicle a uniform summons and complaint for the driver to answer to the charge against him/her within five (5) days during the hours and at a place specified in the summons and complaint.
[CC 1988 §14-44; Ord. No. 489 §1, 5-2-1966]
If a violator of the restrictions on stopping, standing or parking under the traffic laws or ordinances does not appear in response to a uniform summons and complaint affixed to such motor vehicle within a period of five (5) days, the Traffic Violations Bureau shall send to the owner of the motor vehicle to which the summons and complaint was affixed a letter informing him/her of the violation and warning him/her that in the event such letter is disregarded for a period of five (5) days a warrant of arrest will be issued.
Editor's Note — Ord. no. 2600 §1, adopted May 13, 2009, repealed section 375.050 "towing of vehicles by police department" in its entirety. Former section 375.050 derived from CC 1988 §14-45; ord. no. 1257 §§1 — 8, 3-16-1987; ord. no. 1835 §1, 10-2-1995. At the editor's discretion, this section has been reserved for the city's future use. Similar provisions have been enacted by ord. no. 2600 §2, adopted May 13, 2009, and are set out in ch. 395 of this code.