Letters to the Editor

'Is this legal?'

I recently had a contested traffic ticket dismissed after attending traffic court. In order to plead my case in court, I was required to pay the fine up front. Following the dismissal of my case, I was informed it would be 8-10 weeks to receive my money back.

Is this legal? Seems the city is banking the money and taking its sweet time about returning it. Whatever happened to the presumption of innocence? Anyone else got a problem with this?

Mark Nample