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The St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Office Collection Department is where tickets 
and court fines are processed for the 21st Judicial District for the St. Helena Parish
area.  Office hours are Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m with two
locations to serve you:
 
  • St. Helena Parish Jail
    387 Sitman St.
    Greensburg, LA
  • St Helena Parish Civil/Tax Dept
    Behind the Court House in the Court House Square
    Greensburg, LA

Payments may be made in person, mailed or on line. If in person, the office will accept cash,
money orders or cashier's checks.  If by mail, money orders or cashier's are acceptable.
In either case, no personal or business checks, please.  In all cases, a copy of the ticket
will be needed to process the payment.

Payments may also be mailed to the following address:

St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Office
P.O. Box 1205
Greensburg, LA 70441
ATTN: Tickets


The following is a schedule showing the fines and court costs.  The total amount column indisicates the amount to be paid for each offense.
To pay fines and fees on line, go to:

www.sthelenasotix.com

For information regarding you fees and fines and paying them by phone, call 1-800-701-8560 

Schedule effective August 1, 2012

TWENTY FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT

FINES AND COST SCHEDULE

 

 

FINE

 

COURT

COST

 

TOTAL

AMOUNT

 DUE

Speeding Offenses

 

 

 

 

 

 

     Up to 10 MPH over

 

31.00

 

176.50

 

207.50

     11 to 20 MPV over

 

77.00

 

176.50

 

253.50

     21 to 30 MPH over

 

125.00

 

176.50

 

301.50

    Excess of 95 MPH

 

246.00

 

176.50

 

422.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Racing

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Drag Racing

 

175.00

 

236.50

 

411.50

      Reckless Operation

 

175.00

 

252.50

 

427.50

      Rail-Road Violation Court  Required

 

175.00

 

171.50

 

346.50

      Smoking w/children in vehicle

 

150.00

 

 

 

150.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Moving Violations

 

 

 

 

 

 

     Stop Sign, Red Light, Yield 

 

46.00

 

171.50

 

217.50

             With accident

 

75.00

 

171.50

 

246.50

     Failure to maintain control

 

 

 

 

 

 

              1 car involved

 

75.00

 

171.50

 

246.50

              2 or more cars involved

 

160.00

 

171.50

 

331.50

    Careless Operation

 

 

 

 

 

 

              1 car involved

 

75.00

 

171.50

 

246.50

              2 cars or more

 

160.00

 

171.50

 

321.50

     Driving under suspension

 

125.00

 

171.50

 

296.50

     Driving under revocation

 

125.00

 

171.50

 

296.50

     Hit & Run (court required)

 

500.00

 

247.00

 

747.00

               With injury

 

1,000.00

 

247.00

 

1,247.00

               With fatality

 

25,000.00

 

247.00

 

25,247.00

     Passing a stopped school bus

 

150.00

 

171.50

 

321.50

               With injury (court required)

 

10,000.00

 

171.50

 

10,171.50

     Allow unlicensed driver to drive

 

46.00

 

171.50

 

217.50

     Moving a trailer without a permit

 

35.00

 

171.50

 

206.50

     Parking in Handicap Zone

 

 

 

 

 

 

                1st Offense

 

275.00

 

No cost

 

275.00

                2nd Offense

 

500.00

 

No cost

 

500.00

     Improper turn or passing

 

46.00

 

171.50

 

217.50

                With accident

 

75.00

 

171.50

 

246.50

     Following too close

 

46.00

 

171.50

 

217.50

                With accident

 

75.00

 

171.50

 

246.50

     Leaving the scene of an accident

 

50.00

 

171.50

 

221.50

     Watching TV

 

35.00

 

171.50

 

206.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-Moving Violations

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Improper Parking/Backing

 

35.00

 

130.50

 

165.50

                 With Accident

 

75.00

 

130.50

 

205.50

    Simple Obstruction

 

75.00

 

171.50

 

246.50

     Expired inspection/MVI Sticker

 

35.00

 

171.50

 

206.50

     Expired license plate

 

35.00

 

171.50

 

206.50

     Expired driver’s license

 

35.00

 

171.50

 

206.50

     No driver’s license on person 

 

35.00

 

171.50

 

206.50

     Driver’s license never obtained

 

50.00

 

171.50

 

221.50

     Switched License Plate

 

75.00

 

171.50

 

246.50

     No motorcycle endorsement

 

35.00

 

171.50

 

206.50

     Improper window tint

 

35.00

 

171.50

 

206.50

     Hitchhiking

 

50.00

 

No Cost

 

50.00

     No eye protection

 

35.00

 

171.50

 

206.50

     No proof of insurance

 

50.00

 

171.50

 

221.50

     No helmet

 

50.00

 

No Cost

 

50.00

     Littering  (32:289)

 

100.00

 

171.50

 

271.50

     Logging without a permit

 

100.00

 

171.50

 

271.50

     Illegal dumping

 

100.00

 

171.50

 

271.50

     Illegal trash pickup

 

100.00

 

171.50

 

271.50

     Selling berries on interstate

 

100.00

 

171.50

 

271.50

      4-Wheeler/ATV on public highway

 

31.00

 

171.50

 

202.50

                With accident

 

85.00

 

171.50

 

256.50

     Failure to register vehicle

 

35.00

 

171.50

 

206.50

     Person in back of truck

 

35.00

 

171.50

 

206.50

     Open container

 

100.00

 

No Cost

 

100.00

     Unsecure load

 

35.00

 

171.50

 

206.50

     Headlights required

 

25.00

 

No Cost

 

25.00

     Taillights required

 

25.00

 

No Cost

 

25.00

      Failure to report an accident

 

50.00

 

171.50

 

221.50

     No child restraint

 

50.00

 

No Cost

 

50.00

     No seat belt

 

25.00

 

No Cost

 

25.00

     Improper or defective equipment

 

35.00

 

171.50

 

206.50

     Livestock in Roadway

 

 

 

 

 

Court required

     Excessive Noise

 

35.00

 

171.50

 

206.50

 

  

 

 

 

 

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