Tarrant Municipal Court

Tarrant Municipal Court Tarrant Municipal Court
Honorable Judge James S. Ward
Sr.Magistrate- Alicia Cole
Magistrate- Lakeiah Hall
Prosecuting Attorney- Ben Goldman
(1)

Operating as usual

04/24/2020
04/24/2020

Court for Today, April 24th, 2020 has been rescheduled to June 26th, 2020 at 9:00 am.

04/24/2020
09/05/2019

COURT ON SEPTEMBER 10, 2019 IS AT 4:00PM NOT 1:00PM

in honor of our fellow officer. You will be missed. 👩‍⚖️😢👨‍✈️ RIP George Montgomery
07/30/2019

in honor of our fellow officer. You will be missed. 👩‍⚖️😢👨‍✈️ RIP George Montgomery

08/14/2018

Court -August 21, 2018
will begin @ 4:00 PM
NOT at the normally scheduled -1 pm

04/24/2018
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COURT AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

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04/24/2018
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TRAFFIC

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OFFENSES RELATED TO ANIMALS

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04/24/2018
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Ordinances that will be helpful to the Citizens of Tarrant.

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Thousands of child porn images found in raid at Tarrant home
04/11/2018
Thousands of child porn images found in raid at Tarrant home

Thousands of child porn images found in raid at Tarrant home

Dalton Lee Cato was officially charged Wednesday with possession of child pornography, said Tarrant police Lt. Larry Rice. He is en route to the Jefferson County Jail, where his bond is set at $60,000.

01/16/2018

Court scheduled for 02/16/2018 has been cancelled due to expected artic weather conditions.

Police Officer/Deputy Sheriff
07/12/2016
Police Officer/Deputy Sheriff

Police Officer/Deputy Sheriff

• Performs general law enforcement work in protecting life and property. • Enforces criminal laws, traffic laws and local ordinances. • Ensures care and security of jail inmates

05/11/2016
Police Officer/Deputy Sheriff

Police Officer/Deputy Sheriff

• Performs general law enforcement work in protecting life and property. • Enforces criminal laws, traffic laws and local ordinances. • Ensures care and security of jail inmates

05/11/2016
Police Officer/Deputy Sheriff

Police Officer/Deputy Sheriff

• Performs general law enforcement work in protecting life and property. • Enforces criminal laws, traffic laws and local ordinances. • Ensures care and security of jail inmates

05/11/2016
Magistrate

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• Greets visitors and callers, handles their inquiries, and directs them to the appropriate persons according to their needs. • Communicates/collaborates with others to obtain or convey information regarding a variety of issues (e.g., work-related problems, customer complaints, legal issues, etc.).…

04/06/2016

Services for Angela Moon
will be at :Galilee Baptist Church, 1231 24th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35234- Monday, April 11, 2016
Interment will be @ George Washington Carver Cemetery
Public Viewing Will Be Held On Sunday, April 10,2016 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
Bushelon Funeral Home, 800 14th Street SW, Birmingham, Al. 35211

With deep sorrow,The Tarrant Municipal Court announces the passing of our dear friend Ms. Angela Moon on April 01, 2016....
04/06/2016

With deep sorrow,
The Tarrant Municipal Court announces the passing of our dear friend Ms. Angela Moon on April 01, 2016.
Arrangements are pending and will be made available as soon as we are informed.

WBRC : Blount County DA warns of dangers of Kik app
01/28/2016
WBRC : Blount County DA warns of dangers of Kik app

WBRC : Blount County DA warns of dangers of Kik app

BLOUNT COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - If your child has the Kik messaging app on their phone, Blount County’s District Attorney urges you to delete it immediately. The Kik app allows people

12/17/2015

Court will be conducted tomorrow 12/18/2015 @ 9:00 am
presiding judge - James Ward

12/01/2015

Court is now in session - Judge James Ward Presiding.

11/01/2015

The most common ordinance violated:
Sec. 6-14. - Failure to appear.
It shall be unlawful for a defendant in municipal court, whether at liberty, under bond, or on his own recognizance, to fail to appear in said court on the day and at the time set for the trial of his case, and any person who violates this section by so failing to appear, shall be punished as provided in section 1-8(a) of this Code.

(Ord. No. 919, § 1, 8-23-2000)

11/01/2015

Sec. 3-8. - Livestock and fowl.
(a)
It shall be unlawful for any person to keep, harbor, or possess any horse, pig, mule, hog, sheep, goat, cow, or other livestock within the city, except in areas (1) zoned for agricultural use, (2) under circumstance where no noise, odor, or pollution violation or nuisance is occasioned thereby, (3) at a place more than three hundred (300) feet from any neighboring residence, business, house, church or school yard, and (4) at a place more than one hundred (100) feet from any road, street or other thoroughfare. Any person who is in violation of this section has ninety (90) days in which to come in compliance.
(b)
It shall be unlawful for any person to keep, harbor, or possess any chicken, duck, goose, turkey guineas or other fowl within the city, except in areas (1) zoned for agricultural use, (2) under circumstance where no noise, odor, or pollution violation or nuisance is occasioned thereby, (3) at a place more than three hundred (300) feet from any neighboring residence, business, house, church or school yard, and (4) at a place more than one hundred (100) feet from any road, street or other thoroughfare. Any person who is in violation of this section has ninety (90) days in which to come in compliance.
(c)
Any person violating or permitting the violation of any provision of this section shall, upon conviction in the municipal court, be fined a sum of not less than fifty ($50.00) and not more than two hundred dollars ($200.00).
(d)
This section shall not apply to the use or display of livestock or fowl in connection with special civic and public events of limited duration which shall not exceed twenty-four (24) hours (such as petting zoos and educational events), so long as the chief of police has pre-approved the planned use or display of said animals upon a determination that the use is not reasonably expected to result in public inconvenience, danger or nuisance. The police chief's decision may be appealed to the Tarrant City Council.
(Ord. No. 933, § 1, 6-17-2002)

11/01/2015

Listed are the ordinances that are mostly enforced in the City of Tarrant.
Sec. 3-4. - Running at large.
(a)
No owner or any person having charge or control of an animal shall cause or permit such animal to run at large within the city.
(b)
Any person violating or permitting the violation of any provision of this section shall, upon conviction in the municipal court, be fined a sum of not less than fifty ($50.00) and not more than two hundred dollars ($200.00).
(Ord. No. 933, § 1, 6-17-2002)

Sec. 3-5. - Abandonment.
(a)
No person shall abandon or set loose any domestic animal within the city with the intention of avoiding the responsibility for the custody or care of that animal.
(b)
Any person violating or permitting the violation of any provision of this section shall, upon conviction in the municipal court, be fined a sum of not less than fifty ($50.00) and not more than two hundred dollars ($200.00).
(Ord. No. 933, § 1, 6-17-2002)

Sec. 3-7. - Cruelty to animals.
(a)
Any person that commits an offense under Code of Ala. 1975, § 13A-11-14 (cruelty to animals), or of any amendment thereto now existing or hereafter enacted, shall be guilty of an offense against the city.
(b)
In addition, any person that engages in any of the following acts within the city shall be guilty of an offense against the city:
(1)
Failing to provide adequate food or water for any animal, provided such person is the owner or person in charge of such animal.
(2)
Overworking or overloading any animal in a manner which causes physical pain and suffering.
(3)
Beating, torturing, injuring, tormenting, poisoning, depriving of necessary sustenance, or mutilating any animal in a manner which causes pain, suffering, or death.
(4)
Failing to provide adequate medical attention for any sick, diseased, or injured animal, provided such person is the owner or person in charge of such animal.
(5)
Keeping any animal under unsanitary and inhumane conditions or in unsanitary or inhumane conditions that are detrimental to the animal's health and general welfare.
(6)
Molesting or harassing any animal.
(7)
Promoting, permitting, holding, managing, conducting, allowing, or attending any fight or combat between one or more animals or fowls, or between animals and humans.
(8)
Failing to provide adequate shelter for an animal, provided such person is the owner or person in charge of such animal.
(9)
Placing or confining an animal or allowing an animal to be placed or confined in a motor vehicle under such conditions or for such a period of time as to endanger the health or welfare of the animal because of temperature, lack of food or water, or such other conditions as may reasonably be expected to cause suffering, disability, or death.
(c)
Any person violating or permitting the violation of any provision of this section shall, upon conviction be fined in an amount not to exceed $500 and also may be imprisoned in jail for a term not to exceed one hundred eighty (180) days.
(Ord. No. 933, § 1, 6-17-2002)

10/16/2015
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I have provided a link to The Code Of Ordinaces Of Tarrant, Alabama

09/22/2015

Court will be in session Friday, September 25, 2015 @ 9am.

Mom stops man from allegedly kidnapping her daughter
09/16/2015
Mom stops man from allegedly kidnapping her daughter

Mom stops man from allegedly kidnapping her daughter

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT)-- A mom stopped a man from kidnapping her child at the Nob Hill Apartments off Valley Avenue in Birmingham. The mother was able to catch the alleged kidnapper driving away o...

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