TRAFFIC

The Traffic Department is responsible for filing of all traffic citations issued by the Louisiana State Police, Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Department some municipalities within the 15 Judicial Court in Vermilion Parish.  These violations are all moving and non-moving violations that fall under the Louisiana Code of Criminal – Traffic Procedure, and include “Title 32 violations” such as driving under suspension, running stop signs, no driver’s license and “Title 14 violations” such as operating while under the influence (OWI) and hit and run.  Title 32 is the Uniform Traffic Code while Title 14 is the Criminal Code.

As the traffic clerks input the information about the citation into the computer, they check to see if the individual received notice of the Court date, if not, the Clerk’s Office sends notice of the next available Court date.

The Traffic Department consists of Minute Clerks, Post-Sentence Clerks and Subpoena Clerks.  The department handles all subpoenas consisting of  arraignments, trials, sentencing, pleading, fine payments, rule to show cause, show proof of Driver’s License, Article 892.1 request, Motions and any and all hearings.

The Vermilion Parish Clerk of Court does not set any of the fines.
The Vermilion Parish Clerk of Court does not collect fines.

All inquiries regarding the fines and their collection should be directed to the Sheriff’s department in the parish of the agency that issued the ticket.  Listed below are Sheriff’s Offices in the Acadiana area.

Acadia Parish
Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Tickets
P.O. Box 289
Crowley, LA 70527
337-788-8710
M-F 8:00AM to 4:30 PM
  Evangeline Parish
Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Tickets
200 Court Street
Ville Platte, LA 70586
337-363-2161
M-F 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Iberia Parish
Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office
Att: Tickets:
300 Iberia, Rm. 120
New Iberia, LA 70560
337-276-6367
M-F 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
  Lafayette Parish
Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Tickets
P.O. Box 90383
Lafayette, LA 70509
337-236-5444
M-F 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
St. Landry Parish
St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Tickets
P.O. Box 390
Opelousas, LA 70571
337-948-3636
M-F 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
  St. Mary Parish
St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Tickets
P.O. Box 571
Franklin, LA 70538
337-828-1960
M-F 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
St. Martin Parish
St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Tickets
P.O. Box 247
St. Martinville, LA 70582
337-394-2139
M-F 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
 

Vermilion Parish
Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Tickets
P.O. Box 307
Abbeville, LA 70570
337-898-4413
M-F 8:00 AM-4:30 PM