Berkeley County, SC Warrants and Arrest Records

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After a Magistrate signs an arrest warrant, it is transferred to law enforcement officers for execution.The active warrant does not expire and remains outstanding until it is served or canceled.After a warrant has been served and the defendant is in custody, he will be brought before a Magistrate for a hearing.Searching for arrest records in Berkeley County should begin with the Magistrate Court.

Berkeley County warrant searches

To obtain copies of active warrants and criminal records, you should contact the Magistrate Court that issued the original warrant.However, unless you know the judge that signed the warrant, knowing which Magistrate Court to contact may be difficult.Therefore, it is best to begin your search with the Public Index system for Berkeley County.Through this online system, you can find the status of active and closed criminal cases in Berkeley County.Once you locate the criminal case, it is easier to determine which judge issued the original warrant. To get copies of court records, it is best to contact the Clerk of Court for Berkeley County.

Another source for searching outstanding warrants is the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office.The Warrants Division handles serving warrants within the county and maintains records of arrests.The Most Wanted list contains names, pictures and charges for the most wanted fugitives in Berkeley County.If you suspect that a person has already been arrested, you can search the current inmate list to confirm your suspicion.

Berkeley County, SC crime data

Between 1999 and 2008, there were approximately 40,000 crimes reported in Berkeley County.During that time, crime rates rose by over 80%; however, the largest increase occurred between 2003 and 2004.Between these two years, crime rates tippled within the county and remained high for the remainder of the period.Murder was the least reported crime with only 64 murders committed during the 10-year period.


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