Nicholas County Warrants and Arrest Records Search

West Virginia Arrest Records and Warrant Search

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You should conduct an arrest warrant search in Nicholas County, WV when you need details on any criminal occurrences that your subject was involved in. Even a crime that is several years old will find a mention in the background report offered in response to such inquiries. In essence, you could find information on the release of active warrants and bench orders for detention and arrest records from the search.

The police and the judiciary are equipped to handle such inquiries. While the three state agencies that come in the bracket of justice departments respond to these searches with information on crime history, the office of the county clerk can also give applicants details on civil cases. Because this office keeps the repository of court dockets, they have information on all cases heard by the local tribunals as well as arrests made in conjunction to these matters.

Simply put, it would help to know how much information you need and how you intend to use it before initiating your search for arrest warrants in Nicholas County. The police can provide extensive details on criminal matters along with supplemental information such as the most wanted list and crime statistics for the neighborhood. Of course, this additional data will only be offered on request.

Similarly the court of the magistrate can provide details on the issue of summons and bench warrants along with information on outstanding warrants and arrest records. These agencies work out of the addresses given below and you will need to pay a small fee to get the search done.

  • The office of the sheriff: 700 Main Street Suite 3, Summersville, West Virginia 26651
  • The court of the magistrate: 700 Main St, Summersville, WV 26651
  • The department of the county clerk: 700 Main Street, Suite 2, Summersville, West Virginia 26651

In the seven years that ended in 2008, there were 2600 reported cases of crime in Nicholas County, West Virginia. This puts the annual crime total at about 360 incidents. Of these instances, only about 8% were violent crimes while the remainder of the figure was made up of property crimes.

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