Effective September 21, 2011, the Niles Municipal Court will accept surety bonds from qualified bonding companies. Listed below is a bond schedule. The complaining officer may raise my bond at his discretion; however, he is not permitted to lower the bond.
|Felony 1||Set by Court|
|Felony 2||Set by Court|
|Felony 3||$5,000.00 cash/surety only +$25.00 surcharge|
|Felony 4||$2,500.00 cash/surety only +$25.00 surcharge|
|Felony 5||$2,500.00 cash/ surety only +$25.00 surcharge|
|Misdemeanor 1||$1,000.00 cash/surety/10% +$25.00 surcharge|
|Misdemeanor 2||$ 750.00 cash/surety/10% +$25.00 surcharge|
|Misdemeanor 3||$ 500.00 cash/surety/10% +$25.00 surcharge|
|Misdemeanor 4||$ 250.00 cash/surety/10% +$25.00 surcharge|
|Minor Misdemeanor||$ 100.00 cash/surety/10% +$25.00 surcharge|
|D.U.I.||$1,000.00 cash/surety/10% +$25.00 surcharge|
|Fleeing & Eluding||$1,000.00 cash/surety/10% +$25.00 surcharge|
|No O.L. or D.U.S.||$1,000.00 cash/surety/10% +$25.00 surcharge|
|Domestic Violence||Set by Court|
|Violating Protection Order||Set by Court|
Also, those individuals booked on a misdemeanor charge may be issued a summons to appear in Court on Tuesday or Thursday at 8:45 am. Those individuals who post bond can be scheduled for appearance at 8:45 am. on Tuesday or Thursday. Felony cases must be scheduled for arraignment the next Court Day.
Issuance of a summons is totally within the discretion of the arresting officer and can be done in misdemeanor cases only.
Qualified bonding companies, as of September 21, 2011, include; #1 Are You Out Bail Bonds, A.A.B.B.B.B., Inc., A. A. Worldwide Bail Bonding, Ace Bonding, Acme Bonding Agency, A1 Liberty Bail Bonding, A+ Bail Bonds, Bail Bonds by Heidi, Bad Boys Bail Bonding, Napolet Bonding, Ohio Bail Bonds and Thomas Cool Bonding.
Felonies - cash or surety only until the initial appearance.
Misdemeanors w/ a warrant – bond will be stated on warrant.
Misdemeanors w/o a warrant – cash/surety/10%
D.U.I. – license can be held until Court appearance.