Final safe surrender period for N.J. fugitives starts Saturday

    New Jersey fugitives have four more days to surrender and resolve their cases.

    South Jersey’s final “Fugitive Safe Surrender” will be held Saturday and Monday through Wednesday at Grace Assembly of God Church in Atlantic City.
    Individuals wanted for non-violent crimes or disorderly person offenses can show up to have their cases adjudicated in temporary courtrooms.

    As State Parole Chairman James Plousis described it a statement about the event, “Fugitive Safe Surrender is not an amnesty program, but does offer favorable consideration from the court, often in the form of reduced fines or probation requirements instead of incarceration.”

    The event is open only to legal U.S. citizens.

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