Amenia, New York
Amenia is a town in Dutchess County, New York. As of March of 2022, the town’s population was 4,785. Amenia covers approximately forty-four square miles. The town was established in 1788. Its name is derived from the Latin word for “pleasant to the eye”. There are several hamlets that make up the town. They are known as Amenia Union, Sharon Station, Smithfield, South Amenia, Wassaic and Wassaic Creek. Former NFL quarterback superstar Tom Brady at one point lived in Amenia. They own a home in Silo Ridge, an upscale development in town.
Traffic Tickets in Amenia, New York
There is no local police department in Amenia, however, there are four elected Constables. These constables have the authority to conduct traffic stops. Like normal police officers, they are able to issue traffic tickets. The tickets they issue are adjudicated by the Amenia Town Court. The court also adjudicates tickets issued by the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Department and the New York State Police.
Most traffic tickets issued in Amenia come from the town’s major roadways. There is several county routes, state routes, and one US route that serve the town. US-Route 44 / New York State Route 22 is Amenia’s arterial and central road. It runs north-south through the center of town, passing the Silo Ridge Field Club and Wassaic.
Route 44 branches away as the road enters the principal hamlet, Amenia. It then heads west and leaves town. New York State Route 343 enters town from the east. It provides access to the hamlet of Leedsville. It meets with NYS-22 in the center hamlet.
Amenia Union and South Amenia are accessible via County Route 2 (South Amenia Road). This road intersects with NYS-22 just south of Wassaic.
The remaining town area is served by many smaller roads. These roads lead back to NYS-22 and the other county routes.
If you were issued a ticket in Amenia, consider getting in touch with the Benjamin Goldman Law Office. We can go to court on your behalf and fight any charge issued there.
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