1. What should I do if I received a parking ticket?

1. What should I do if I received a parking ticket?

 A. You can pay the parking ticket at the station or send it in by

      mail.

2. What should I do if I received a traffic citation?

2. What should I do if I received a traffic citation?

 A. Please read the instructions on the back of the citation carefully. The Police Dept. does not accept any money regarding traffic citations.

3. What should I do if I forgot to pay my parking ticket?

3. What should I do if I forgot to pay my parking ticket?

 A. You only have 5 days to pay your parking ticket. After that, a

      citation will be issued and the cost will be extremely higher.

      You should check with the Police secretary as soon as possible.

4. What should I do if I forgot to pay my traffic citation?

4. What should I do if I forgot to pay my traffic citation?

 A. You should have responded to the citation within 10 days.

      Failure to do so will result in a warrant for your arrest and a

      possible suspension of your driver’s license. Contact Crum Lynne

      District Court immediately at 610-833-2581.

5. Why should I contact the Police when I see someone or something suspicious?

5. Why should I contact the Police if I see someone or something suspicious?

 A. That’s what we are here for. If you see something that you feel is

      suspicious, then call us. Waiting a day or two later to call may be

      too late, especially if a crime was being committed.

 

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6. I keep getting parking tickets for Ordinance # 492, what does that mean?

6. I keep getting parking tickets for Ordinance # 492, what does that mean?

 A. Ordinance # 492 is the parking permit ordinance. You must have

      an Eddystone parking permit on your vehicle to park overnight on

      the streets of the Borough.

 

7. I have a parking permit but do not want to stick it on my car, what can happen?

7. I have a parking permit but do not want to stick it on my car, what can happen?

 A. If your permit is not placed on your vehicle you are still subject to

      getting a parking ticket and will be responsible for paying it.

 

8. My vehicle was towed by the Eddystone Police, how do I get it back?

8. My vehicle was towed by the Eddystone Police, how do I get it back?

 A. The owner of the vehicle must come to the Police Station to sign a release 

      form. You must bring a valid form of identification. Proof that your vehicle

      is currently valid may also be required. If your vehicle was seized due to a 

      crime or drug violation, you must contact the District Attorney’s Office.

9. How much will the towing and storage cost me?

9. How much will the towing and storage cost me?

 A. All towing and storage fees are set by the current tow company. The Police

      Department has no control over the fees. Once you sign your release

      form you will be directed where to go for your vehicle. The tow company

      will then advise you of the costs involved.

Eddystone Police Department

1300 E. 12th St. Eddystone, PA 19022

 Ph.# 610-874-9325 Fax# 610-874-3350

Edward Mokshefsky

Chief of Police

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