Wayne County OH Arrest Warrants Search

Ohio Arrest Records and Warrant Search

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All Wayne County OH arrests need to be preceded by the local court of law issuing arrest warrants. The same state regulations apply here also; in other words, first, a warrant needs to be issued by one of the following authorities: the town or city police department, the sheriff’s office, or the state highway patrol. Sufficient evidence needs to be gathered by any of these institutions and their legal representatives. The same evidence needs to be brought to the court, in front of a judge, and carefully analyzed. Unless a probable cause is clearly identified, active warrants of arrest will not be signed by the judge. Alternatively, if sufficient evidence is displayed, these papers will enable the county’s local law enforcement officers to exert the law, capture and incarcerate the suspects of a criminal act.

Outstanding warrants also need to follow the same regulations for the state of Ohio. For those interested in doing a Wayne County, OH arrest records or warrant search, you could start by visiting this link here http://www.waynecourts.org/disclaimer. Public access is enabled, and you could find out all of the court case details you might be interested in by using a name and a few additional information. This link http://www.waynecountysheriff.com/sexoffenders.htm could provide you with a list of the most wanted sex offenders in the county. You could also use this address Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, 201 W. North Street, Wooster, Ohio  44691.


Is it possible to get information on County arrest warrants and recent arrests over the phone? (2021-Update)

  • When you want to get a warrant search done or request a background check, call the Sheriff’s Office at 330-287-5750.
  • When you want to know about recent arrests, call the Wayne County Jail-330-287-5770.
  • When you need to get in touch with Victim/Witness Services, call the Victim’s Advocate- 330- 262-2070.
  • When you want to know about accessing criminal court records, contact the Clerk of Circuit Court- 330-287-5590.


Crime Statistics of Wayne County

In comparison to the 304 crime reports of 2018, the Wayne Sheriff’s Department received 517 criminal complaints in 2019. There were 473» crimes against property and 44 offenses against people in this annual total.

Nearly 277 larceny thefts, 164 burglaries, and 32 car thefts were recorded as crimes against property. There were 25 aggravated assaults, 14 rapes, and 5 robberies among the violent offenses.

This county has recorded close to 10,000 total crimes between the 1999 – 2008 timeframe. Out of them, more than 450 were of violent nature. Close to 500 yearly crimes transpire less than a mile from the home of the victims of murders, thefts, robberies, or sexual assaults. Approximately 2 criminal acts are being recorded here daily, as a crime occurs here every 9 hours. We are referring to half a dozen homicides, more than 300 car thefts, and more than 130 rapes.

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