The fifth Osceola County Safe Surrender Event will be Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kissimmee Civic Center located at 201 E. Dakin Ave., in downtown Kissimmee.
Individuals will be given an opportunity to “swap out” their non-violent misdemeanor warrant for a court date in a safe and non-hostile environment, according to a press release.
At the event will be county probation, assistant state attorneys and assistant public defenders, which allow the potential forindividuals to have their case resolved Tuesday. The only warrants addressed at this event will out of Osceola County. Those individuals who wish to participate must bring photo identification and are asked to not bring weapons or children to this event.
Two thousand four hundred sixteen (2,416) post cards were mailed out to individuals identified with an active misdemeanor warrant, dating as far back as 2010.
Judge Stefania Jancewicz has been and continues to be the presiding judge for this event.
The event is being hosted by the Osceola County Clerk of the Circuit Court, Ninth Judicial Circuit, Osceola County Government, Offices of the Public Defender and State Attorney for the Ninth Judicial Circuit, Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, the Kissimmee and St. Cloud police departments and the Department of Corrections.
For more information on this event, call the Osceola County Clerk Traffic Department at 407-742-3566. For more information on the Osceola County Clerk of the Circuit Court, visit www.osceolaclerk.com.