Wayne County, IN Arrest Warrant Search

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A warrant issued in Wayne County, IN is a criminal complaint that is only issued when there is enough evidence to implicate a person. As per the statute of limitations to be followed when issuing judicial arrest orders, a warrant can exclusively be released when the magistrate has ascertained that there is probable cause to believe that a crime has been committed and also there exist probable cause to prove the individual’s culpability.

To aid the judiciary in releasing the arrest order, the police approach the court with a writ petition in hand that offers precise information about the incident including testimonies and other proof available in the case. These are carefully studied before a warrant is issued.

The judicial arrest order is a written directive with the signature of a member of the judiciary or an officer who has the authority to exercise the powers of such a position. The document is known as an active arrest warrant when it has just been issued.

However, an arrest order that has to be kept back in the system because it cannot be executed is called an outstanding arrest warrant. The change in the legal term aside, the powers of the order are not impacted regardless of how long ago it was issued.

All warrant and arrest records are stored in the office of the Wayne County Sherriff and the law enforcement agency also has access to a central database that houses warrant and crime history information from all across the country.

Pay them a visit at 200 East Main St, Richmond, Indiana 47374 for a warrant search and call on 765-973-9393 for related details. However, they will not be open to offering arrest records on the phone. If you would rather conduct your inquiry from your home, fill the form above to access an online arrest records database.

There has been gradual worsening of the crime scenario in Wayne County over the ten years from 1999 to 2008. Although the rates only increased by around 15%, annually, almost 2000 crimes are reported in the area. So, over the decade mentioned above, nearly 20,000 criminal occurrences took place in Wayne.

Of these, 15 plus were incidents of murder, more than 170 cases were related to rape and sexual assault while almost 14,000 were case of theft and robbery were reported. On an average, approximately, 6 criminal complaints are lodged in the county each day.

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