Can I be mailed a citation/ticket if I didn't receive one when being pulled over?
Question Details: I was pulled over, officers went over the usual questions of drinking/drugs, name and age, and where I was heading. Neither of them gave me a ticket, or even remotely suggested ticketing me. But I'm now worried one could show up in the mail. Can this happen? I can't find any information on this in my state legislature's revision of statutes.
Yes, you can be mailed a ticket or citation later: there is no law or court rule requiring that you get the ticket citation on the spot.
As a practical matter, it is unlikely that they will send you a citation later: generally, they do so immediately. But again, they could.
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