@ 5yrs ago a friend and I were stopped by police in a park for explicit public display of affection,no nudity, they did not arrest us,but gave me a ticket for $350 for disorderly conduct. I called the number to pay the fine and paid it over the phone. A week later,I noticed the money was never taken out of my account. I called the number on the ticket again,and asked about it and they said it was taken care of. Was that a fake ticket? To scare me or something? In these 5 yrs,I have renewed my drivers license and been to the courthouse for jury duty. Would anything have shown up at those times if for some reason a mistake was made and that ticket was never resolved? I worry because it wasn't on my bank statement. However looking up about misdemeaners in Ohio-it doesn't seem like the ticket I received was real-maybe they were trying to scare us? I'm worrying about this again because I have jury duty again soon, and I'm afraid of being arrested out if the blue. If they have your address,etc, would I have received any kind of late notice or anything in the mail if indeed the ticket was valid and not paid?
No clue none of us lawyers work for the agency that gave you the real or fake ticket nor know if they did it to scare you. Call the agency or jail to see if you have a warrant.
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