This appears to be for the cost of law enforcement and was not ordered by the Judge as restitution. You can ignore it and chances are quite low they will pursue the matter given the low amount. Good luck.
They have started to do this more and more, likely due to the fact that California is broke. If the Judge did not order this as Restitution, you are clear unless they sue you in Small Claims Court.
Seth Weinstein, Esq.
Southern California Criminal Defense Attorney
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Unless it was ordered by the judge as restitution, you are not under a legal obligation. They may have a right to sue you.
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