Just because you suspect you have an outstanding warrant in your name in Belmont County, OH does not mean that you need to walk into the nearest police station with your hands held behind your head.Of course, arrest warrants of any kind are better dealt with sooner than later. However, even before you enlist the help of an attorney, it would be prudent to confirm that an active arrest warrant was indeed issued in the county against you.
It is imperative to understand that any attempt to verify the existence of arrest warrants in your own name by visiting a government agency of any type, even if it is a non justice entity, will lead to your arrest. Also, because all state sources of data on arrest records require you to product a photo id, there is no way to evade arrest.
If you cannot send in a friend or a loved one to get this information from you simply choose the decidedly more convenient option of an online check by filling the form above. This will give you immediate access to a third party database of crime records.
In case this does not work foryou, just send somebody over to the county clerk's office, magistrate's court or the sheriff's office to conduct a warrant search for you. The addresses and contact number of all three state agencies are listed below. However, none of these will divulge crime details on the phone.
The sheriff's office:Located a 68137 Hammond Rd, Saint Clairsville, Ohio 43950.To call them dial 740-695-2212. You can also find a most wanted list on the official site of the agency at http://www.belmontsheriff.com/category/wanted/.
The office of the clerk of court: Visit them at 101 Main Street, St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950 or call on
The magistrate's court: 121 E Main St, St Clairsville, OH 43759
The crime rate in Belmont County, OH has shown a steady increase over the eight year period from 2001 to 2008.However, the most significant spike in crime averages was in 2008 which was the starting point for a rapidly deteriorating crime scenario. At the moment, almost 500 crimes are reported in the county each year.