Braxton County Warrants and Arrest Records Search

West Virginia Arrest Records and Warrant Search

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The judiciary is just one of the likely sources of information when you need to get a Braxton County arrest warrant search done. You other options include the vast number of private agencies that work online and of course local and WV state law enforcement. Now, each one of these choices comes with its own set of advantages. Here is a detailed look at these.

Judiciary: This category comprises of the magistrate’s court and the county clerk’s office. These agencies perform varying tasks when it comes to the actual issue of Braxton County arrest warrants yet they have the same amount of criminal history data. The magistrate’s court issues all judicial instruments including active warrants, summons, bench warrants and the like.

The county clerk’s office notes information pertaining to the release of these provisions and just about everything that goes on in the court rooms. This information is gathered from the civil and the criminal tribunals and it goes into the court dockets database.

Private agencies: These get their information from state sources and offer arrest warrant inquires over the internet but not all third party agencies are reliable. So, you need to tread carefully. To find a reputed establishment, use the form above.

The police: The sheriff’s department is the keeper of information on Braxton County arrest records and outstanding warrants. Since peace officers receive warrants from the judiciary and make arrests as commanded in these orders, it is understandable how they come about to have this data in their hands.

Where to find these agencies?

  • The police: 300 Main St, PO Box 546, Sutton, West Virginia 26601
  • The county clerk: As below
  • The court of the magistrate: 307 Main St, Sutton, WV 26601

Local crime statistics

Over the six years between 2003 and 2008, almost 70 criminal cases were recorded in Braxton County, West Virginia annually. Approximately 12 criminal cases lodged each year were against violent criminal acts. In this period, while violent crime grew by nearly 50%, there was a decrease of nearly 60% in the rate of reported criminal activity.

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