Misdemeanor / Criminal Citations

To Contest a Citation:

If you have received a Criminal Citation, yellow in color, and would like to contest the charge please come in on your court date. The court date and time is listed at the bottom of your citation. You will need to report to:
300 Spruce Street
Morgantown WV 26505

To Plead to a Citation:

You may plead to a citation with the following charges:
  • Dog at Large
  • 1st Offense Underage Possession / Consumption
  • Open Container
  • False Identification
  • Loud Speakers / Amplifiers


If you were arrested for any of these charges you must appear in court on your scheduled court date.

To Plead to the Citation:

  1. Contact the court by phone at 304-284-7497 and request a plea form. Please have your citation number available. 
  2. Report to the court in person at 300 Spruce Street and tell the clerk you would like to plead to your citation. Please have your citation number available. After you plead to the citation the clerk will give you a due date for payment of your fine.
Note: If your charge is not listed in the list above you must appear in court on your scheduled court date or contact the court before your scheduled court date.