Niles Municipal Court
Effective December 12, 2022, the Niles Municipal Court will accept surety bonds from qualified bonding agents. Listed below is a bond schedule. The complaining officer may raise the bond at their discretion. The complaining officer’s Turn Commander can lower the bond recommendation on misdemeanor offenses.
|Felony 1||Set by Court|
|Felony 2||Set by Court|
|Felony 3||Set by Court|
|Felony 4||Set by Court|
|Felony 5||$5,000.00 cash/surety/only +$25.00 surcharge|
|Misdemeanor 1||$2,500.00 cash/surety/10% +$25.00 surcharge|
|Misdemeanor 2||$2,500.00 cash/surety/10% +$25.00 surcharge|
|Misdemeanor 3||$1,000.00 cash/surety/10% +$25.00 surcharge|
|Misdemeanor 4||$1,000.00 cash/surety/10% +$25.00 surcharge|
|Minor Misdemeanor||$100.00 cash/surety/10% +$25.00 surcharge|
|D.U.I.||$2,500.00 cash/surety/10% +$25.00 surcharge|
|Fleeing & Eluding||$2,500.00 cash/surety/10% +$25.00 surcharge|
|No O.L. or D.U.S.||$1,000.00 cash/surety/10%+$25.00 surcharge|
|Assault||Set by Court|
|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 8:30 am. Those individuals who post bond can be scheduled for appearance at 8:30 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.
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.