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You must appear on above date between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.
The above listed Defendant hereby requests a reduction of the original charge(s) as described for the reasons stated above. This plea offer is valid for 20 days. If plea offer is not accepted within 20 days, it is automatically withdrawn.
It is the absolute responsibility of the Defendant to dispose of this case. The Officer has no responsibility to report on this case subsequent to the return of this form unless a trial is scheduled by the Court.
(Plattsburgh Police Department - Only)
Please do not contact the Plattsburgh Police Department office by phone or in person to discuss reducing a traffic infraction or violation arrest. The purpose of this plea reduction request is to provide the public and defense attorneys a means to have their traffic infractions or violation arrests reviewed by the arresting officer. Plattsburgh City Court has the final decision as to whether any reduction will be granted along with penalty(ies) imposed.
You must notify the Plattsburgh City Court in writing or by telephone that you are submitting a plea reduction form and request an adjournment of your case.
Plea Reduction Request must be fully completed and signed. If you wish, you may add any additional information in your favor on a separate paper. Your request for a traffic ticket reduction or dismissal will be responded to only if the following documents are completed and provided with this request.
(A.) Clear copy of the front of your ticket(s) and Driver's License - Do not send the original ticket(s). We are not responsible for originals.
(B.) Copy of your New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Driving Abstract - an application for your abstract can be obtained from the New York State D.M.V. office website. Out of state applications - send a copy of your out-of-state Driving Abstract and a
NYS DMV abstract.
(C.) Insurance Coverage Letter - If your traffic infraction(s) involves an accident or
damages to a person, animal and/or property, the officer will not consider any reduced charge without proof that the other party's damage has been resolved.
District Attorney's Office
137 Margaret St Suite #201
Plattsburgh NY 12901
If the Plattsburgh Police Department Plea Reduction Request is not acceptable, you must notify the Court and request a trial.
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