DETROIT (AP) – A Detroit court has collected about $300,000 through a 2-day program that allowed motorists to pay their overdue tickets without forking over cash for late fees or warrant fees.

The Detroit News reports ( that 2,232 cases were closed. Nearly 1,900 suspended licenses were cleared.

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Hundreds of people lined up Dec. 28-29 outside 36th District Court to have their cases settled. Another 500 people will be allowed to pay tickets or fines through the end of January.

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Chief Judge Nancy Blount said in a release that many people “have been struggling to reinstate their driving privileges.”


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