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Jefferson City's municipal court seeing more cases

Jefferson City's municipal court seeing more cases

Officials: Procedural changes have increased caseload, revenues

October 2nd, 2011 in News

Municipal court officials in Jefferson City say they've implemented changes that have resulted in more cases being directed to the city court, as opposed to the county court system.

Municipal Judge Cotton Walker and city Prosecutor Brian Stumpe were elected to their positions in April, and both men say law enforcement is sending more cases their way.

Jefferson City's municipal court officials say changes they've implemented have increased the court's caseload and revenue from fines.