KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Municipal Court to be Closed for Remainder of March 2020 by Order of Tennessee Supreme Court

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

http://Police.KingsportTN.govwww.KingsportPDBlog.com

NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Kingsport Municipal Court to be Closed for Remainder of March 2020 by Order of Tennessee Supreme Court
DATE: March 13, 2020
GENERAL NARRATIVE
Pursuant to a notice from the Tennessee Supreme Court in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Kingsport Municipal Court will be temporarily closed for all in-person proceedings for the remainder of March 2020. All pending cases scheduled during that timeframe will be postponed. Anyone having a case set for the remainder of March 2020 has the following options:

1) Satisfy the citation by paying the fine on or before the scheduled court date,

2) Call the K.P.D. Records Division at 423-229-9427 on or before the scheduled court date to have the case reset to a later date,

3) Anyone who is unable to call may visit the K.P.D. Records Division in the Kingsport Justice Center on or before the scheduled court date to have the case reset to a later date, or

4) Anyone not paying the citation or calling to have the case reset by the court date will be contacted after that time by the court.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Anyone with questions regarding this situation may call the K.P.D. Records Division at 423-229-9427.

RELEASING OFFICER
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)

ThomasMPatton

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