In the first of our series highlighting local criminal courts, we focus on Amherst Town Court The Amherst Town Court has jurisdiction over both civil and criminal cases originating within the Town of Amherst . In the category of criminal law, the Amherst Town Court part hears misdemeanors and pre-indictment felonies, including drug possession, unlawful possession of marijuana, robbery, petit larceny, DWI, DWAI, criminal possession of a weapon, assault, and other cases.
Amherst Town Court also hears Vehicle and Traffic offenses
such as violations of VTL 511 (Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a
Motor Vehicle) and the Traffic part hears traffic cases such as
speeding, red light and stop sign violations.
Amherst Town Court is located at 400 John James Audubon Pkwy
Amherst, NY 14228