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Lauderdale County officials spent the day rounding up people for having outstanding warrants and court fees.
Officials ended up getting blank people. If a person had more than one warrant they were taken to jail, but if they didn't they were taken to Judge Carole Medley's courtroom and given a chance to see the judge and come up with the money owed to the courts.
"Jail is the last option. We just want to get these matters taken care of," said Lauderdale County District Attorney, Chris Connolly.
That's why Connolly and the Lauderdale County Circuit Court Clerks office gave 1,900 people the chance to come pay their outstanding warrants off for their "Stay out of jail week", that lasted almost two weeks.
Only about 100 people on the list of 1,900 took advantage of paying off their court fees and avoided jail time.
"It's not fair for people just to ignore these court orders so that's why we're trying to send the message today that were serious about it," said Connolly.
Lisa Hazelip agrees with Connolly. She was at the Lauderdale County Courthouse paying off some fees not related with today's round up.
"If we have to come in and pay it everybody should come in and pay it," said Hazelip.
Alabama State Troopers, the Lauderdale County Sheriff's office, and Florence police had over 300 people to round up. Connolly told WAAY 31 for the ones they haven't picked up yet they will get caught.
"We will have the various departments involved continue to work those for us. They've been great to pitch in and help with this," said Connolly.
Most of the people rounded up Thursday were for misdemeanor warrants like, skipping court, or not paying a speeding ticket.