Nevada troopers give one last chance |

Nevada troopers give one last chance

The Associated Press

RENO, Nev. (AP) – The Nevada Highway Patrol is giving people one last chance to come forward and pay those overdue tickets and bench warrants.

The NHP has about 80,000 outstanding tickets and warrants dating back nine years.

The department is sending letters to those offenders, giving them one last chance to come clean.

”We’re going to send out letters and if they fail to come forward, we’re going to go to their house or their place of employment and arrest them,” said Trooper Patrick McGill. ”This could save people a lot of embarrassment.”

McGill said the department will focus on the most serious offenses first.

”We just want to clear out these files,” he said. ”You can imagine how much space 80,000 files can take up.”

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