Putnam County Infractions Effective 7/1/2013

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Attn: Traffic Clerk      
You have 90 days from the date your citation was issued to return this form with a payment, denial or deferral.  NOTE: The date on the ticket is not a trial date.
If you need additional time to pay the ticket you must contact the Putnam County Clerks office at 765-653-2648
If you fail to pay your ticket on the date due YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE WILL BE SUSPENDED until you pay the fine and costs. Failure to appear or pay may result in an additional $25 late fee plus and additional fees imposed by a Collection Agency.
If you wish to Admit to the charge or plead Nolo Contendere (No Contest): Complete the bottom of this form and mail it to the above address. Please attach a Money Order or Cashier’s Check, payable to Putnam County Clerk. Personal checks will NOT be accepted. Costs & Fines may be paid by Credit or Debit. For more information please call the Putnam Co Clerk at 765-653-2648
If you wish to Deny the charges: Complete the bottom of this form and mail it to the above address with a copy of the ticket. Please provide your correct address and notify the Clerk if you move. If you deny the charge, your case will be set for trial. If you fail to appear at your trial, a judgment will be entered against you.
If interested in a Deferral Program contact the Putnam County Prosecutor at 765-653-9466

MAKE PAYMENT TO: Putnam County Clerk Greencastle, IN 46135
 Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday (Except Holidays)
 Tuesday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m (765) 653-2648
 Attn: Traffic Clerk
 You have 90 days from the date your citation was issued to return this form with a payment, denial or deferral.
 NOTE: The date on the ticket is not a trial date.
 If you need additional time to pay the ticket you must contact the Putnam County Clerks office at 765-653-2648
 If you fail to pay your ticket on the date due YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE WILL BE SUSPENDED until you pay the fine and costs.
 Failure to appear or pay may result in an additional $25 late fee plus and additional fees imposed by a Collection Agency.
 If you wish to Admit to the charge or plead Nolo Contendere (No Contest): Complete the bottom of this form and mail it
 to the above address. Please attach a Money Order or Cashier’s Check, payable to Putnam County Clerk.
 Personal checks will NOT be accepted. Costs & Fines may be paid by Credit or Debit. For more information
 please call the Putnam Co Clerk at 765-653-2648
 If you wish to Deny the charges: Complete the bottom of this form and mail it to the above address 
with a copy of the ticket. Please provide your correct address and notify the Clerk if you move.
 If you deny the charge, your case will be set for trial. If you fail to appear at your trial,
 a judgment will be entered against you.
 If interested in a Deferral Program contact the Putnam County Prosecutor at 765-653-9466
 No Deferral will be offered to anyone with a CDL License.
 An additional $13.00 fee will be added if summons is issued by Putnam Co. Sheriff

 MOVING VIOLATIONS FINE & COSTS Unless listed below ………………………………. $157.00
 1-15 mph over limit ………………………………..$157.00
 16-30mph over limit ……………………..………. $192.00
 31 mph or greater ………………………..…………$242.00
 Passing School Bus ………………………………...$245.50
 Unreasonable Speed ………………………………..$202.00
 Operating a Vehicle w/o Financial Responsibility….$220.00 
Failure to Yield to Emergency Vehicle ...…………..$245.50
 Driving While Suspended, Infraction (Minimum 90 days additional BMV suspension……$157.00
 Work Zone Violation …………………...... Additional $52.00
 ALL 16-18 YEAR OLD VIOLATORS MUST ATTEND DEFENSIVE DRIVING SCHOOL AND PAY JUDGMENT AS LISTED ABOVE
 NONMOVING VIOLATIONS: Unless listed below ……………………………..........$152.00
 Open Container …………. …………………………..$245.50 
No Seat Belt ……………………………………….....$25.00 
Child Restraint 1st Offense w/proof of car seat in 30 days …….....None
 1st Offense w/no proof …………………………....$25.00
 Subsequent Violations ………………………….....$140.00
 False I.D. ……………………………………………..$245.50
 Littering… …………………………………................$245.50 
Possession of Paraphernalia ……………………….....$243.50
 Minor in Possession of Tobacco 1st Offense …………………………….……….....$295.50
 2nd Offense ……………………………………….$645.50
 Furnishing Tobacco to Juvenile ………..……….........$285.50
 TRUCK VIOLATION: F.M.C.R Violation ………………………..………......$163.00
 Safety Violation ………………………………………$193.00
 Hazardous Material Violations …………………….....$242.00
 TRUCK WEIGHT VIOLATIONS MUST BE CALCULATED BY THE CLERK
 DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES VIOLATIONS: SAFETY VIOLATIONS: Speeding, Improper Towing,
 Improper Equipment, Improper Operation, Operating in a Restricted Area,
 Firearms Violation..$170.00
 Hunter Orange Violation..$25.00
 NON-SAFETY VIOLATION: Failure to Possess License/Registration…………..$152.00