Articles Tagged with Troy Ticket

Below is a list of traffic tickets which need to be addressed at the 52/1 District Court in Troy, Michigan when the traffic offense occurs in one of  the following communities: Troy, Clawson. The Judges currently serving the 52/4 District Court are the Honorable Maureen McGinnis and the Honorable Kirsten Nielsen Hartig.

Misdemeanor traffic tickets require the individual cited to appear in court to address the matter.  Civil infractions can be either contested in court (if the individual makes a timely request) or payment can be made in person, by mail, or online to satisfy the ticket.  The fines listed below are subject to change.  Misdemeanor traffic offenses also carry a potential penalty that may include the following depending upon the offense: jail time, probation with conditions, fines, costs, restitution, driver’s responsibility fees, and driver’s license sanctions.   Failure to appear or pay tickets on a timely basis can result in a bench warrant for the individual’s arrest, additional fines and costs, and suspension of driving privileges.  If you receive a misdemeanor  traffic ticket, or wish to contest a civil infraction, you should hire an experienced local attorney, such as the attorneys at Hilf & Hilf, PLC.

Drivers License Violations

The following are misdemeanor nuisance offenses that are regularly prosecuted by the Troy Michigan city attorney under the Troy Michigan local ordinances.  The numbers listed below are from the Troy Criminal Code at the time of this blog:

9.1  Public Nuisances Defined.  Whatever annoys, injures, or endangers the safety, health, comfort or repose of the public; interferes with or destroys or renders dangerous any street, highway, allows accumulation of junk or obnoxious matters on private property; or in any way renders the public insecure in life or property is hereby declared to be a public nuisance.  Public nuisances shall include, but not be limited to, whatever is forbidden by any provision of this Chapter and the common and statute law of this state.

Noise Control

The following are misdemeanor offenses related to minors possessing or purchasing tobacco that are regularly prosecuted by the Troy Michigan city attorney under the Troy Michigan local ordinances.  The numbers listed below are from the Troy Criminal Code:

98.12.01  Person Under 18 – Possess or Purchase Tobacco.  No person under the age of 18 shall purchase, attempt to purchase, possess or use tobacco in any form or any product that is used for the formation of a smoking device.  A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor. punishable by a fine of not more than $50.00 for each offense.

98.12.02  Sell or Furnish Tobacco to Person Under 18.  No person shall sell, furnish, give or deliver tobacco in any form or any product that is used for the formation of a smoking device to any person under the age of 18.  A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor. punishable by a fine of not more than $50.00 for each offense.

The following are misdemeanor offenses related to firearms that are regularly prosecuted by the Troy Michigan city attorney under the Troy Michigan local ordinances.  The numbers listed below are from the Troy Criminal Code:

98.13.01  Transport or Possess Firearms.  No person shall transport or possess a firearm in a vehicle unless the firearm is unloaded in both barrel and magazine and carried in the luggage compartment of the vehicle.  A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500.

Exception.  This section does not apply to persons authorized by federal or state law to transport or possess firearms.

The following are misdemeanor offenses related to school that are regularly prosecuted by the Troy Michigan city attorney under the Troy Michigan local ordinances.  The numbers listed below are from the Troy Criminal Code at the time of this blog:

98.14.01  Cause Disturbance on School Property. No person shall willfully make or assist in making any noise, disturbance, or improper diversion by which the peace and quiet or good order of any class, gathering or other function in any school building is disturbed.  A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.14.02  Profane Language on School Property.  No person shall use profane, indecent, vulgar, or immoral language or indulge in indecent or immoral conduct on school property.  A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

The following are misdemeanor traffic offenses that are regularly prosecuted by the Troy Michigan city attorney under the Troy Michigan local ordinances.  The numbers listed below are from the Troy Criminal Code:

3.2  Obedience to Police and Fire Department Officials.   A person shall not willfully fail or refuse to comply with any lawful order or direction of any police officer or member of the fire department, at the scene of or in the immediate vicinity of a fire, who is vested with authority under the code to direct, control, or regulate traffic.  A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor.

3.2a   Failure to Stop Upon Police Signal  If a driver of a motor vehicle is given a visual or audible signal by hand, voice, emergency light, or siren by a police officer who is acting in the lawful performance of his or her duty and who is directing the driver to bring his or her motor vehicle to a stop and the driver willfully fails to obey such direction by increasing his or her speed, extinguishing his or her lights, or otherwise attempting to flee or elude the officer, the driver shall be punished, upon conviction, as provided in section 9.3(2) of this code.  The officer who gives the signal shall be in uniform.  A police vehicle that is driven at night shall be adequately identified as an official police vehicle.

The following are misdemeanor alcohol offenses that are regularly prosecuted by the Troy Michigan city attorney under the Troy Michigan local ordinances.  The numbers listed below are from the Troy Criminal Code:

98.10.01  Public Intoxication.   No person shall be intoxicated in a public place and endanger another person or property or act in a manner that causes a public disturbance.  A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.10.02  Consume Alcohol in Public  No alcoholic liquor shall be consumed in a public place, unless the public place possesses a Michigan Liquor Control Commission license for the premises.   A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

The following are misdemeanor drug offenses that are regularly prosecuted by the Troy Michigan city attorney under the Troy Michigan local ordinances.  The numbers listed below are from the Troy Criminal Code:

98.11.01  Possession or Use of Marijuana.   No person shall knowingly or intentionally possess or use marijuana except as authorized by state law.  A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 93 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.11.02  Possession of Drug Paraphernalia  No person shall possess a hypodermic syringe or needle or any other instrument or implement adapted for the use of narcotic or dangerous drugs.   A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

The following are misdemeanor alcohol driving offenses that are regularly prosecuted by the Troy Michigan city attorney under the Troy Michigan local ordinances.  The numbers listed below are from the Troy Criminal Code:

5.15  Operating While Intoxicated.   A person, whether licensed or not, shall not operate a vehicle upon a highway or other place open to the general public or generally accessible to motor vehicles, including an area designated for the parking of vehicles, within the City of Troy if the person is operating while intoxicated.  As used in this section, “operating while intoxicated” means either:

a) the person is under the influence of alcoholic liquor, a controlled substance, or a combination of alcoholic liquor and a controlled substance, or

The following are misdemeanor hinder, obstruct, resist police offenses that are regularly prosecuted by the Troy Michigan city attorney under the Troy Michigan local ordinances.  The numbers listed below are from the Troy Criminal Code:

98.06.01  Hinder, Obstruct or Resist Police. No person shall willfully obstruct, resist, hinder or oppose any police officer, animal control officer, communication supervisor, police service aide or any other peace officer in the legal performance of his or her duties.  A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 93 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.

98.06.02  Hinder Police by False Identification.  No person shall make misrepresentations as to his or her identity, whether by statement, through the use of false, forged, or altered identification or in the use or presentation of identification of another, with intent to hinder or obstruct any police officeranimal control officer, communication supervisor, police service aide or any other peace officer in the legal performance of his or her duties.  A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 93 days or by a fine of not more than $500, or both.