Charleston County, SC Warrants and Arrest Records

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Charleston County is on the South Carolina coastline and is home to a bustling seaport and tourism industry.Searching for arrest records within the county is made easier through an online case summary that is accessible to the public.Just like the other counties in South Carolina, Magistrates issue arrest warrants that are then transferred to law enforcement officials for execution.These active warrants serve as the legal document giving officers the authority to apprehend and detain a suspect until he is brought before a judge.While there are some exceptions in South Carolina for arresting a person without a warrant, it is preferred that law enforcement officers obtain a warrant prior to arrest if possible.

Performing a Charleston County warrant search online

To search for outstanding warrants in Charleston County, access the Ninth Circuit Public Index website.You can search by name, case number or date filed in addition to limiting your search to a specific type of case.By choosing the "Action Type" option, you can also choose to search just for warrants.The information provided is limited and you may not obtain copies of documents online.To request copies of court documents, you should contact the Charleston County Clerk of Court located at 100 Broad Street, Suite 106, Charleston, SC 29401 (telephone number: 843-958-5000).The Clerk's website may also have information about court dockets and pending criminal cases.

The Charleston County Sheriff's Office Warrant's Division can assist with a criminal history and warrant search.The Sheriff's Office maintains a list of the county's most wanted which includes ma list of individuals who have been arrested or their warrant has been cleared.

Charleston County crime statistics

There were approximately 140,000 crimes committed in Charleston County between the years of 1999 and 2008.During this time, Charleston County reduced its overall crime rate by 10% with violent crimes dropping by 3%.The majority of crimes that occurred within the county could be attributed to theft or burglary with only about 22% of the crimes being violent in nature.


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