Have you checked lately for the existence of outstanding arrest warrants from Seneca County, OH in your name? A lot of people ignore this vital formality under the assumption that only hardened criminals have active arrest warrants out against them. While extremely rare, even some innocent folks have been at the receiving end of the law just because their names and identities were stolen. So, it never hurts to be too safe.
If you are interested in a warrant search, approaching the judiciary or the sheriff's department may not always be in your best interest. Sure, they do hold all imaginable arrest records, but people who have arrest warrants in their name run the risk of on the spot arrest. If you are not absolutely sure, use the form on this site to access a third party database of criminal records.
However, if you are positive that there is no arrest order lurking in the system against you, walk into the sheriff's office at 3040 S State Rt 100, Tiffin, Ohio 44883 and make a formal request.You can also call on 419-447-3456 or fax relevant details to 419-447-5746 but you will need to show up in person to get the search results.
At this point, you cannot get an online 'most wanted' list from the police; also, they do not offer an internet warrant search facility. However, approaching the county clerk's office may sort that issue.
Although you will need to drive down to the office of the clerk of court, they often have public service terminals which can be used to browse through the database of court dockets.To reach the county clerk's office, go to 109 South Washington Street, Tiffin, Ohio 44883 or call on 419-447-4434.
The magistrate's court is a tertiary option, to visit, drive down to 117 E Market St, Tiffin, OH 44883 or call on 419-447-0671.
The 9 years from 1999 to 2007 have been very kind to Seneca County, Ohio in terms of crime. The overall crime rate in the area plunged by a massive 300% while the rate of violent crime went down by 200% during this interval. If the trend continues, the current annual rate of crime which stands at 700 incidents may very well decrease to less than 300 in the coming years.