Several Central Texas police departments will participate in a statewide warrant roundup starting Saturday to collect delinquent citations.

Killeen, Harker Heights and Copperas Cove police and city courts will serve warrants for unpaid traffic tickets and other municipal citations.

In total, more than 300 law enforcement agencies and departments across the state will participate.

“The annual warrant roundup is conducted in order to resolve unresolved cases,” said Kevin Keller, a Copperas Cove spokesman. “Otherwise over time, these cases become more difficult to dispose of.”

During the roundup, police will seek people with outstanding municipal court warrants and capias pro fines. Those who don’t clear their fines could be arrested.

“It can be an active city warrant,” said Harker Heights Municipal Judge Tony Kosta. “If they come in and get the warrant taken care of, they won’t be arrested.”

Residents with outstanding fines and warrants are encouraged to contact the issuing municipal court to resolve fines or fees.

Each case can be different, Keller said.

“Some defendants’ warrants would be due in full due to default, while other defendants may request a payment arrangement,” Keller said. “However, some defendants are required to appear at a mandatory court appearance. In this instance, a court date would be scheduled.”

Killeen residents can pay fines at the municipal court, 200 E. Avenue D, first floor, or on the city’s website, Call 254-501-7835.

Copperas Cove residents can pay fines at the municipal court, 602 S. Main St. or online at Call 254-547-5030.

Harker Heights residents can pay fines at the municipal court, 305 Miller’s Crossing or online at Call 254-953-5620. | 254-501-7568

Contact Chris McGuinness at or (254) 501-7568. Follow him on Twitter at ChrismKDH.

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