Guthrie County Warrants and Arrest Records Search

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An arrest warrant search for Guthrie County records may yield surprising results. You have to want to search for the data you need. However, you may not like what you find if you are named in an outstanding warrant. Unlike other areas, Guthrie County has no online list of active warrants in the jurisdiction. Not many crimes occur in Guthrie County (only about 235 per year, of which a couple are violent), but there are bound to be outstanding warrants from time to time in even the most peaceful communities.


For material on outstanding warrants in Guthrie County, and, possibly, also arrest records data, try contacting the sheriff’s office:


    • 200 North 5th Street, Guthrie Center, IA 50115
    • Fax: (641) 747-3346



The sheriff does have a webpage (, but it contains only the necessary information about the office and links to law enforcement resources. Nonetheless, since the sheriff handles many arrest warrants, they are an indispensable source of information. One link on the Guthrie County sheriff’s page is to the state of Iowa’s Division of Criminal Investigation. At the site,, criminal background searches are possible, criminal background searches are possible, so information on arrests and arrests records may be possible surface. However, there are some restrictions and fees attached to doing any online searches. The limits are fully enumerated on the site.


At the Iowa Judicial Branch website,, it is possible to search for information on cases in the state of Iowa, including by a party’s name. Additionally, by exploring the online court dockets records, you may be helped by information regarding case titles and filings, criminal charges, dispositions of cases, all for no cost. However, to obtain more detailed information necessary to complete an outstanding warrants search for Guthrie County, you will likely need to pay a $25 monthly registration fee. At that point, you will have access to the judgment index, lists of exhibits, and bond information.

How do you contact state agencies over the phone for an arrest report or information about warrants from Guthrie County? (Updated-2021)      

  • If you want to do a warrant search, contact the Guthrie County Sheriff’s Office at 641- 747-2214.
  • If you need victim’s assistance, contact the Guthrie County attorney at 641-747-3765.
  • If you want to know when a criminal case will be heard and how to obtain criminal court records, contact the Clerk of Court at 641-747-3415.

Crime statistics of Guthrie County

The overall crime rate of Guthrie County decreased by 21% between 2018 and 2019. As compared to the nearly 60 complaints filed in 2018, the local police only received approximately 47 complaints in 2019. Of the cases registered, 45 were against property crimes, with larceny-theft complaints taking the lead in this category, with 23 complaints. Violent crimes led to the filing of 2 complaints.


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