Vinton County, Ohio Arrest Records and Warrants

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To find Vinton County arrest warrants, the magistrate’s court is often deemed as the primary source. Because this agency is in charge of issuing all legal orders, including active warrants, bench warrants, search orders, summons, and subpoenas, it is understandable why the magistrate’s office should be considered first when seeking a background report.

On the same note, the sheriff’s department can provide details on everything crime-related, from generic crime statistics to the most wanted list and even person-specific inquiries. If you have the name of the subject and a few other personal identifiers like the date of birth, gender, and social security information, you can easily get this person’s criminal history by initiating a warrant search through the law enforcement agency.

Finally, on the list of government agencies that can get you information on Vinton County outstanding warrants is the county clerk’s office. This department works towards keeping case records for the judiciary, so they participate in a criminal matter right from when the police approach the court for an active warrant.

A deputy from this office attends the pre-warrant hearing to record the court docket. This information on all trial proceedings from the civil and criminal tribunals is kept in a database searched by visiting the justice center. To look for arrest records and warrants from Vinton county by visiting one of the state offices, you can go to:

  • The sheriff’s department: 106 S Market St, McArthur, Ohio 45651
  • The magistrate’s court: Given below
  • The county clerk’s office: 100 East Main Street, McArthur, Ohio 45651


Will state agencies provide an arrest report or information about Vinton County warrants over the phone? (Updated-2021)         

  • 740-596-5242 -Call Vinton County Sheriff’s Office for arrests-information.
  • 740-596-2980 -Call McArthur PD for information on arrests made by their officers.
  • 740-753-4060 Call the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail for inmate search and inmate arrest records.
  • 740-596-3001 -Call the Clerk of Court for judicial records inquiries:
  • 740-596-5583 -Call the Vinton County Prosecutor’s Office for victim’s assistance


Crime statistics of Vinton County

The overall crime rate of Vinton County decreased by 58% between 2018 and 2019. As compared to the nearly 215 complaints filed in 2018, the local police received approximately 90 complaints in 2019. Of the cases registered, 78 were against property crimes, with larceny-theft complaints taking the lead in this category, at 43 cases. Violent crimes led to the filing of 10 complaints.

Vinton County, OH, has a fairly low crime rate, with just about 260 criminal complaints being lodged every year. The annual violent crime average is also among the lowest in the state, with just 22 incidents reported through the 5 years from 2003. There has been a marked improvement in the area’s crime rates with triple-digit reductions across the board.

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