I got a non traffic infraction for not paying the full fare on a public bus. The ticket was for $124.00, and I paid the ticket in full 3 days after I got it. I want to know if getting a ticket like this will affect my deferred prosecution? Will my probation officer know about this since I paid it?
It may count as unlawful behavior. Talk with your PO and see where you stand, they like to hear from you instead of an record check showing a problem. It may just be civil and then your PO will be glad you are honest, if not you can work on a solution, before a minor violation becomes more serious.
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You should review your court orders to see what the court has ordered you to do or not to do.
If, for example, the court orders you to not commit the same or similar type of crimes for which you are on deferred prosecution and your deferred crime is assault, "not paying the full fare on a public bus" likely is not the same or similar to assault.
You should review the specific facts with your attorney to see whether you may have violated any court order.
"Will my probation officer know about this since I paid it?" All criminal law and infraction cases for adults are public records. Some documents in a particular case may be shielded from being viewed by the public. But the existence of the court case is a public record. Your probation officer likely will know that you were in a court case.
Whether your involvement in the court case has any relevance to your deferred prosecution is not known from your post.
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