Marion County Warrants and Arrest Records Search

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If you need to perform an arrest warrant search in Marion County, Iowa, it is recommended to contact local courts first since judges issue arrest warrants. An arrest warrant is a warrant issued by the court in the state’s name, which authorizes law enforcement to arrest the individual and bring him/her to court. Once a warrant has been issued, it becomes active and stays active for life unless a person gets arrested or turns himself or herself involuntarily. You can use Iowa Courts Online Search to check court records of each court of the state of Iowa, or you can choose to see criminal cases of Marion County only. A Clerk of Court makes every attempt to enter the information into the online database as soon as it is obtained. You will be required to pay a monthly fee to search the court database.

Furthermore, suppose you wish to obtain the information on outstanding arrest warrants issued against a particular person. In that case, the best way to do it is to contact the Sheriff’s Office of Marion County at (641) 828-2220 or visit Marion County Law Enforcement Center located at 211 N. Godfrey Lane, Knoxville Iowa 50138. Please be advised that you might become subject to arrest if you contact law enforcement and find an outstanding warrant against you. Alternatively, suppose you believe that you or someone you know have an outstanding warrant in Marion County. In that case, you can receive the information you need by connecting with the Marion County Jail . By contacting the Jail, you will be able to collect the information about an arrestee’s charges, the amount of bond, or any active warrants issued against this person. Arrest records are considered public information, which makes them free and readily available.

Who can assist you with a warrant search and arrests inquiry in Marion County over the phone? (Updated in 2021)     

  • You can contact the Sheriff’s Office to obtain information on arrest warrants – 641- 828-2220.
  • You can call the Marion County Attorney’s Office for victim’s assistance- 641-828-2223.
  • You can contact the Clerk of Court for judicial records and a case search- 641-828-2207.

Crime statistics of Marion County

In 2019, the Marion County Police filed 63 criminal cases, as opposed to the 109 crimes handled in the previous year. These included 44 crimes against property and 19 crimes against persons.

Of the property crimes, 28 were larceny thefts, 12 were burglaries, and 4 were motor vehicle thefts. Of the violent crimes, 9 were aggravated assaults, and 10 were rapes.

Older crime statistics

From 2000 to 2008, almost 3000 crimes were reported in Marion County, IO, including 343 crimes being violent ones. During this period, crime rates in Marion County increased by 40%, while the rate for violent crimes alone grew by 71%. A high percentage of crimes committed in the county are property crimes, such as theft and burglary.

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