Founded in 1857

Fines and Court Costs

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF CRAWFORD COUNTY, MISSOURI CITY OF CUBA

MUNICIPAL DIVISION

 VIOLATIONS BUREAU

              SCHEDULE OF FINES AND COURT COSTS                  

Under authority vested exclusively in the court by Section 479.050, Missouri Revised Statutes, and by Rule 37.49, Missouri Rules of Court, it is hereby ordered that the following schedule of fines and court costs for the Violations Bureau is established. This schedule shall supersede all previous schedules of fines and costs, whether established by ordinance or otherwise, and shall be applicable only to those violations disposed of prior to the scheduled court appearance noted on the summons. It is further ordered, as required by Rule 37.49, that this schedule be prominently posted at the place where fines are to be paid. Payment of the scheduled fine and costs shall constitute a plea of guilty and waiver of trial. Court costs in all cases arc $22.50, which includes $7.50 to be paid to the State’s Crime Victim’s Compensation fund as required by statute, $1.00 to the State of Missouri’s Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission Fund as required by statute, and $2.00 to be paid to the city’s Police Training Fund as provided by statute and established by ordinance. Any violation not listed in this schedule requires an appearance in Court unless otherwise ordered.

NON APPEARANCE VIOLATIONS                                    TOTAL

§18-31(b) Driving on Sidewalk $ 83.00
§23-3 C & I – No Accident $200.00
§23-4 Failure to Drive on right-hand side of road $ 83.00
§23-5 Improper Passing $103.00
§§23-6, 23-10 Follow too Close $ 83.00
§23-7 Fail to Signal $ 83.00
§23-8 Failure to Yield to Emergency Vehicle $103.00
§23-9 Failure to stop at RR crossing $120.00
§23-24 Fail to Register $ 73.00
§23-24 Improper Registration $ 73.00
§23-24 No License Plates $ 73.00
§23-24 Expired Plates $ 73.00
§23-24 Displaying Plates of Another $ 73.00
§23-25 Driving Motorcycle Not Qualified $ 93.00
§23-25 No Valid Driver’s License $175.00
§23-27 No Financial Responsibility $150.00
§23-30 Defective Equipment $ 73.00
§23-30 Driving w/out proper Headlights $ 73.00
§23-30 Fail to Dim Lights $ 73.00
§23-30 Driving w/out Taillight $ 73.00
§23-31 (I) No Seatbelt $ 10.00
§23-31 (2), (5) No Child Restraint $ 72.00
§23-47 Parking Violation $ 73.00
§23-49 Fail to Stop $ 83.00
§23-51 Driving Wrong Direction $ 83.00

 

SPEEDING
 FINE  COURT COSTS  TOTAL
1 to 5 Miles Over  $    50.50  $              22.50  $       73.00
6 to 10 Miles Over  $    60.50  $              22.50  $       83.00
11 to 15 Miles Over  $    70.50  $              22.50  $       93.00
16 to 19 Miles Over  $  100.50  $              22.50  $    123.00
20 to 25 Miles Over  $  155.50  $              22.50  $    178.00

 

Over 25 Miles requires a mandatory court appearance.

 

DOG AT LARGE
 FINE  COURT COSTS  TOTAL
FIRST OFFENSE  $    50.50  $              22.50  $       73.00
SECOND OFFENSE  $  100.00  $              22.50  $    122.50
THIRD OFFENSE  $  150.00  $              22.50  $    172.50
NO ANIMAL LICENSE  $    50.50  $              22.50  $       73.00

 

Offense must happen within 12 month period. Over three offenses in 12 month period requires court appearance.

 

COURT ADDRESS:

CUBA MUNICIPAL COURT

P.O. BOX 292 CUBA, MO 65453 573-885-0854

 

INSTRUCTIONS

In order to avoid the inconvenience of requiring you to post a cash bond with The Cuba Police Department, you are being issued a courtesy summons by the arresting officer. You may dispose of this violation in one or more of the following manners:

  1. Appear in Court on the date and time stated on your summons.
  2. To Plead Guilty and Pay Your Fine:
    • Enter a Plea of Guilty by signing the back of your summons and enclosing it with a CHECK or MONEY ORDER for your fine and costs payable to CUBA MUNICIPAL COURT. We will NOT accept partial Cash amounts may be paid to the court clerk in person.
    • Write your ticket number and daytime phone number on the front of your check or money
    • Sign your ticket in the “Defendant’s Name” block on the back, complete all other information and send the ticket with your payment to Cuba Municipal
  3. To Plead Not Guilty:
    • Complete and sign the form at the bottom of this page and send to:

CUBA MUNICIPAL COURT P.O.BOX292

CUBA, MISSOURI 65453

  • The Municipal Court will notify you by mail of your court date:

NOTE: YOU MUST APPEAR IN COURT on the date and time stated on your summons if:

  • You are charged with speeding more than 25 MPH over the speed limit; or
  • You are involved in an ACCIDENT; or
  • Your citation is not one listed in the Non Appearance Violations List. NOTE: If you had insurance at the time you received the ticket, but did not have proof of insurance in your vehicle pursuant to 303.024, RSMo, you will be entitled to a dismissal of the charge. You must bring your proof of insurance to the court clerk before your next court date to be dismissed or have your insurance company fax a copy to the court. Only faxes from insurance companies will be accepted. Name and citation number need to be included with the fax.

YOUR CASE WILL ONLY BE DISMISSED IF YOUR INSURANCE WAS IN EFFECT ON THE DATE AND TI ME OF YOUR TICKET

 

WARNING

 

  1. If you fail to Respond to this Summons:
    • Your driving privileges in this state or in your home state may be suspended until the fine is paid
    • A WARRANT may be issued for your arrest
  2. If your check is returned unpaid:
    • A guilty plea will be entered on the ticket and a notice of conviction for the offense will be entered on your driving You will still owe the amount of the fine.
    • Your driving privileges may be suspended for failure to pay, and you may be subject to prosecution for the bad

I PLEAD NOT GUILTY

NAME:

CITATION#:

ADDRESS:

SIGNATURE: _   _   _   _   _   _   _   _

 

HONORABLE STEPHEN K. PAULUS CUBA MUNICIPAL JUDGE

 

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