Cass County, MO
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[Ord. No. 05-20 §1, 12-22-2005; Ord. No. 10-06, 8-26-2010]
The County shall provide books containing uniform traffic tickets as prescribed by Supreme Court Rule. Said 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 Sheriff 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 County ordinance violation cases may require that a copy of such record and receipts be filed with the court.
The Sheriff shall be responsible for the issuance of such books to individual members of the Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff 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.
The Sheriff may allow members of the Sheriff's Office to fill out electronic uniform traffic tickets that are serially numbered and print out one (1) copy for the driver and one (1) copy for the court. The Sheriff will maintain the electronic uniform traffic serial numbers on the Sheriff's Office computer system.
[Ord. No. 05-20 §1, 12-22-2005]
Except when authorized or directed under State law to immediately take a person before the Municipal Judge for the violation of any traffic laws, an Officer of the Sheriff's Office 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 traffic ticket which shall be proceeded upon in accordance with Supreme Court Rules.
[Ord. No. 05-20 §1, 12-22-2005; Ord. No. 10-07, 8-26-2010]
Whenever any motor vehicle without driver is found parked or stopped in violation of any of the restrictions imposed by ordinance or order of the County 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 traffic ticket or other citation for the driver to answer to the charge against him/her within thirty (30) days during the hours and at a place specified in the traffic ticket.