The State of Ohio has clear rules regarding the issuing of arrest warrants within Lorain County as well all of its counties. All of these rules have certain elements in common and elements that should be easily identifiable on all active warrants, no matter what county they might have come from. The elements include the following: the name of the criminal suspect, the date of the crime, the crime he or she has allegedly committed, and the agency that has issued the arrest warrant. This agency could be represented by the local town or city police department, the local Sheriff’s Office, or the Highway Patrol unit.
Any of these agencies could have issued a warrant that ought to be given its legal force by a magistrate or a sitting judge in the county. The name of the formerly mention documents is that of active warrants and if you need to do a warrant search against your name or against someone you know, there are various procedures you could use. Arrest records are forced to become public material, according to Ohio laws, and searching for outstanding warrants is also 100 percent legal in this County. This link: http://cp.onlinedockets.com/loraincp/ should help you complete a computerized court records search, this address: http://www.loraincountysheriff.com/LibraryCategory.aspx?id=1 should display a list (picture including) of the most wanted criminals in the county, and here: http://www.loraincountysheriff.com/Page.aspx?id=159 you should find a shortcut leading to a database of all sex offenders in the same area.
In total there were more than 50,000 crimes recorded in this Lorain County during the 1999–2008 decade. Close to 9 percent of these crimes were violent. According to official criminal statistics, more than a dozen crimes happen here on a daily basis. Around half of these crimes occur less than a mile from the victims’ residences. There are more than 45 murders, over 2,000 vehicle thefts, and more than 400 rapes occurring here.