VAN WERT — The Van Wert Municipal Court has released the activity report for the month of June, 2014.
There were a total of 712 cases for the month as follows: 524 traffic cases, 115 criminal cases; and 73 civil cases. The court performed 0 wedding. Fines and costs in the amount of $92,102.53 were distributed to government agencies by the Municipal Court as follows: $30,428.13 to the State of Ohio, $52,910.68 to the City of Van Wert, $7,688.32 to the County of Van Wert, $122.10 to the Van Wert Sheriff’s Dept., $19 to Crime Stoppers, $45 to the Village of Ohio City, $75 to the City of Delphos, $444.30 to Capital Recovery, $25 to the Allen Co Sheriff’s Dept., $50 to ODNR, $45 to the Village of Convoy, and $250 to Hatcher Law Office.
The above disbursements include $1,823 to Legal Aid, $3,991.75 to Victims of Crime and $2,819 to computerization. The total amount collected in back fines from Capital Recovery for the year is $16,583.53. The court’s supervision fund brought in $2,422.50 for the month for a total of $15,441.50 for the year.
Monies collected for judgment creditors by garnishment for the month totaled $40,911.23. The nature of the offense and the arresting authority are factors which affect the distribution of the fines.