Mount Vernon City Court
- per comment: (914) 831-6440 opt 4
- 699-1230 per comment; we had 665-1230 before
- Mailing Address:
- Mount Vernon City Court
30 Roosevelt Square E., Mount Vernon, NY 10550-2060
- Street Address:
- 30 Roosevelt Square E., Mount Vernon, NY 10550-2060
- WWW Link:
Mount Vernon's traffic tickets are mostly generated from major highways that pass through the city: The Cross County Parkway, and some of the Bronx River Parkway. Chief Clerk is Lawrence Darden, with Deputy Judith Hicks.
ABOUT THE AREA
Primarily a residential suburb of NY City, Mount Vernon is located on the Bronx and Hutchinson Rivers. The southside of Mt. Vernon borders with the borough of The Bronx. It is considered the 8th largest city in the State of New York. Mount Vernon has also generated a good share of famous residents and those who were either born or grew up in Mt Vernon. Denzel Washington, Dick Clark, Art Carney, P.Diddy, DMX, and Betty Shabazz are just a few of the notables from the city.
The Honorable Brenda L. Dowery-Rodriguez is Senior City Judge; Hon. Adam Seiden is Associate City Judge; Hon. William Edwards and Hon. Colleen D. Duffy are the City Judges. Edwards' term expires 12/31/06.
The Westchester DA's office handles most cases. Mount Vernon has their own Police force and a Corporation Counsel who might handle the lesser offenses such as Parking Tickets, speeding tickets, and local issues.
TYPE OF CASES
Parking tickets, traffic violations, criminal cases, Landlord/Tenant disputes, Drug cases, and civil claims.