Got a traffic ticket in Tucker? There’s a new place to go for court

The first Tucker municipal court session each month is for environmental court, which addresses code enforcement citations.
The first Tucker municipal court session each month is for environmental court, which addresses code enforcement citations.

Credit: City of Tucker

Credit: City of Tucker

For the first time, the city of Tucker is operating out of its own municipal court, officials announced last week.

Previously, the young DeKalb County city hosted court dates in Clarkston.

The new Tucker municipal court, located at 4228 First Ave. in the City Hall Annex, will only convene twice a month, the city said in a statement.

On the third Wednesday of every month the court addresses code enforcement citations. The other session, held on the fourth Thursday of each month, is for offenses cited the DeKalb County Police Department’s Tucker Precinct.

“This is another step in Tucker’s growth as a city,” City Clerk Bonnie Warne said in a statement. “We are grateful to Clarkston for their partnership these past couple years, but we are excited to progress to the point where we can host these court dates ourselves.”

Anyone with questions about citations or court dates should call 678-597-9040 or email info@tuckerga.gov.

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