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Posted on: February 9, 2018

[ARCHIVED] La Marque's Great Texas Warrant Roundup Scheduled for February 24, 2018


Don't risk being arrested once the roundup starts. If you think you have a warrant in your name, contact us to find out for sure.

La Marque, Texas (February 9, 2018) -- Beginning February 9, 2018, U.S. Marshals and more than 300 law enforcement agencies throughout the state of Texas will kick off an annual effort known as the Warrant Roundup to collect debt from outstanding warrants. Warrant Round Up has two phases.

The first phase, beginning on Friday, February 9 and ending Friday, February 23, 2018, will consist of a notification period with warrant calls and mailed notifications. During this time, anyone who has outstanding warrants is encouraged to voluntarily resolve their cases by contacting La Marque Municipal Court. Individuals who are unable to pay their fine in full may request a payment plan with a minimal initial payment. The second phase begins Saturday, February 24. This is the enforcement period, or Round Up Arrest Day. During this time, individuals will be arrested at their homes, work and around town and brought to jail to address their outstanding warrants.

“We encourage those who have active warrants in La Marque to make contact with the Municipal Court and may arrangements for payment,” said La Marque Municipal Court Administrator Rosemary Bell. “Avoid being arrested at your home or place of employment! Call us to find out if you have a warrant or search”

“Don't risk being arrested once the Texas Roundup starts, Bell said. If you think you have a warrant in your name, contact us to find out for sure.”

For information, visit, call 409-938-9245 or stop by 431 Bayou Road in La Marque.


About the City of La Marque: The City of La Marque is strategically situated in Galveston County, 15 miles south of Houston and four miles north of Galveston Island. La Marque is the second-fastest-growing city in the County with an estimated population of 16,000, an area of 14.25 square miles and boasting 14.3 miles of I-45 frontage—more than any other city in Galveston County. Citizens enjoy easy, breezy coastal living, abundant housing options and the security of a hurricane protection levee system. La Marque is a sportsman’s paradise and offers access to world-class medical, travel and entertainment options. Citizens and visitors enjoy Bayou Fest, an early fall concert series and BBQ Cook Off offering free family fun; Magical Winter Lights, a 52-day holiday lantern festival; and Crawfish Bash, an annual crawfish cook off that earned a Guinness World Record in 2017. For business, La Marque offers prime I-45 frontage, creative incentives, an abundance of commercial property, a budding downtown revitalization and build-to-suit opportunities. La Marque is the Gateway to the Gulf and the Hub of the Mainland. Discover the possibilities at­­­­

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