Jefferson County Warrants and Arrest Records Search

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A Jefferson County arrest warrant search will not just get you information on the issue of detention directives. Still, you will also find arrest records in the subject’s name through such inquiries. Accessing crime history information in NM is offered through a joint effort on local law enforcement and the judiciary.

Hence, you can approach any branch of the judiciary or a police precinct in your area to get details on the issue of active warrants against your subject. Regardless of the agency that is petitioned for crime history data, you will have to pay a small fee for the inquiry and either show up in person to get the search started or mail in the request.

If you would instead look for details about Jefferson County outstanding warrants and arrests online, you will need to get private information selling agency. This website can help you access a repository of criminal data that contains crime information from all over the country.

If you find it more suitable to approach a state agency for your inquiry, it would be best to start with the county clerk’s office if you are looking for a criminal plus civil court dockets. For information pertaining strictly to arrest warrants issued in criminal matters, crime statistics, and a most-wanted list, try the sheriff’s department.

Finally, you could also go to the magistrate court, which can furnish details not just on arrest records and outstanding warrants from Jefferson County but also on other legal provisions such as bench warrants and criminal summons, etc. To get in touch with these agencies, you will have to visit their offices at:

  • The Police: 102 Industrial Blvd Suite 100, Kearneysville, West Virginia 25430
  • The court: 100 E Washington St, Charles Town, WV 25414
  • The clerk of court: PO Box 208, Charles Town, West Virginia 25414

Is it possible to acquire information about Jefferson County warrants and arrests over the phone? (2021-Update)   

  • Inquiries about recent arrests: 304-267-0046.
  • General inquiries about crime and criminals:
  • Inquiries about jail inmates:
  • Inquiries about criminal investigations:
  • Inquiries about arrest warrants: 304-728-3233, ext. 342.
  • Inquiries about the local criminal background check process
  • Inquiries about requesting an accident/incident/arrest report
  • Inquiries about court records: 304-728-3231.
  • Inquiries about victim/witness services: 304-728-3243

Crime statistics of Jefferson County

Around 214 cases of property crimes and 40 cases of violent crimes were investigated by Jefferson County Police in 2019. The annual crime average was 254 incidents, as compared to the 193 complaints recorded in 2018.

Nearly 10 cases of rape, 7 cases of robbery, and 24 cases of serious assault were among the 40 violent crime cases. There were 27 burglaries, 167 larceny-theft reports, and 20 motor vehicle theft complaints among the 214 property crime incidents.

Earlier crime rates

From 2003 to 2008, nearly 2100 criminal incidents occurred in Jefferson County, West Virginia. Of these criminal instances, only 10% could qualify as violent, while the remaining cases were filed in connection with thefts, robberies, and other property-related issues. In the decade mentioned, there was a rise of over 90% in the rate of violence and overall criminal activity.

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