City adds to fines for certain violations - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

City adds to fines for certain violations

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
POCAHONTAS, AR (KAIT) -

The city of Pocahontas will be increasing fines for misdemeanor or traffic violations.

A new ordinance was enacted this week and will add $20 to each ticket.

City officials are hoping the additional funding will help with the incarceration budget.

Mayor Kary Story says the funding should help supplement the incarceration budget by around $5,000 per month.

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