On the lamb in St. Clair County?
Citizens with outstanding warrants or fines in traffic, misdemeanor, ordinance or Metrolink offenses are being given an opportunity to clean their slate.
According to a press release issued from the State's Attorney's office, offenders can talk with prosecutors and judges to arrange for final dispositions of these cases, including new court settings, community service or dismissal at the event being held at Avant Elementary School from 9 a.m. to noon on Nov. 2.
Dubbed the "Clean Slate Day," the event will be attended by St. Clair County judges, Circuit Clerk Kahalah Clay, Sherriff Richard Watson and State’s Attorney Brendan Kelly.
Those with warrants in the listed areas only will not be arrested and the warrants will be quashed.
Anyone planning to attend is asked to bring identification to expedite the process.
The event is not for persons with federal or felony, child support warrants or pending cases or domestic violence cases.
Cases outside of St. Clair County will not be considered.
The event is being held at the request of Mayor Anne Rogers and is part of the efforts by county and village officials to improve the quality of life in Washington Park by giving citizens a chance to become compliant with the law, the release states.
Avant Elementary School is located at 1915 North 55th St.