cite and release

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

Bexar County residents caught in possession of marijuana or accused of certain misdemeanors can receive a ticket and be let go under the county’s new Criminal Intervention Through Education program. The process is commonly referred to as cite and release.

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The Bexar County District Attorney and Sheriff's offices are working with the San Antonio Police Department to implement a method known as "cite and release" for select misdemeanors.