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    Drug Testing

    Defendants may be required as a condition of bond to random or weekly drug testing. Defendants will be required to pay $16 for each test administered. If drug testing is a condition of bond, the defendants will be required to submit the initial test within one week of release. A specific date and time will be provided.

    • Defendants will be required to pay $16 for each test administered - PLEASE PAY BY MONEY ORDER ONLY.  CASH, CHECKS AND CREDIT CARDS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
    • Please report to the Pretrial Services Office located in the Tarrant County Corrections Center, 100 North Lamar St, Fort Worth, TX 76196.  Enter the building from the Belknap Street entrance
    • Reporting time for drug test is Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    • The defendant will be given a UA Notification Form and directed to the Drug Testing Site (two blocks from the Pretrial Services Office). 

    If the defendant's initial test is negative, he/she will be placed on random drug testing. If the defendant submits a positive drug test, he/she will be required to test weekly or more often as necessary until a negative test is submitted.

    If the defendant is required to drug test and is taking prescribed medication(s), he/she must bring their prescriptions or medications to the Pretrial Services Office in order to make a copy for the defendant file.

    PLEASE NOTE: Continued drug use is a violation of release conditions and may result in revocation of the defendant's bond.


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    100 E. Weatherford, Fort Worth, Texas 76196