Sioux County Warrants and Arrest Records Search

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When finding information in response to an arrest warrant search from Sioux County, IA, it would help to learn a little about how judicial orders for detention are used, issued and served. This will help you to understand exactly what a warrant signifies when it is issued in the name of a person you know.

The first thing you need to know is that not every person who has an active warrant to his name will also necessarily have arrest records against him. There are two reasons for this; the arrest warrant may very well be attributed to identity theft or the accused may not been taken into custody up to that point.

Generally, once a Sioux County outstanding warrant comes into being, the sheriff’s department is forced to take on a more judicious approach to serving the order. Add to this the fact that several privileges make it simpler for police to effect arrests under warrants. For instance, an accused can be detained in any part of the country and at any odd time if he has a warrant out against him.

Three agencies that actively keep information pertaining to all active warrants issued in Sioux County are the office of the magistrate, the sheriff’s department and the county clerk’s office. Of these, the clerk of court and the magistrate will be able to furnish a lot of additional information apart from arrest records and warrants.

For instance, the court dockets database maintained by the clerk of court is a nifty source of information on all cases that were heard or are being heard by the state judiciary, be they criminal or civil. On the same line, the office of the magistrate keeps information pertaining to the issue of all types of legal provisions including bench warrants and criminal summons, etc. So, initiating a warrant search through these agencies can get you details on a lot more than just regular arrest warrants.

  • The office of the sheriff: 4363 Ironwood Avenue, Orange City, Iowa 51041
  • The court of the magistrate: 210 Central Ave SW, Orange City, IA 51041
  • The department of the county clerk: PO Box 48, Orange City, Iowa 5104

Sioux County, Iowa crime rates have shown a steady increase in the eight years from 2001 to 2008. Through this interval, there has been a rise of almost 50% in the rates of violent crime while the figures of overall criminal acts increased by over 85%. On an average, an estimated 120 crimes are reported in Sioux each year.

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