Forest County Warrants and Arrest Records Search

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An arrest warrant search in Forest County, WI can certainly not be called a complicating process. Still, you are bound to come across many legal terms that can leave you confused and looking for an explanation in plain English. If you are having a hard time interpreting some of the legalese used in the background report that you have paid for, here are some definitions that will help.

“Arrest warrants” is a term used to indicate all detention directives issued by the local tribunals. Yes, only the court has the power to authorize the police to take a civilian into custody. Of course, if cops have probable cause to believe that a person has committed a felony, he can be detained without an arrest warrant.

Also, arrests can be made while perpetrators are fleeing the county. Active warrants refer to freshly issued directives for detention. These orders come into being only after the judiciary finds probable cause to hold the accused responsible for the criminal act by using the information offered in the police affidavit.

Forest County arrest records are the low down on all custodial detentions in the name of the subject, while outstanding warrants are those decrees for arrests that the police have held back because they cannot find the perpetrator. Information on all of these can be sought through one of three state agencies listed below by going to their office in person or mailing in your warrant search form.

  • The sheriff’s department:100 S Park Ave, Crandon, Wisconsin 54520
  • The magistrate’s court: 200 E Madison St, Crandon, WI 54520
  • The county clerk’s office: As above

If you need information on Forest County recent arrests and warrants, whom should you call? (In 2021)                 

  • Arrest records from the Forest County Sheriff: (715) 478-3331
  • Arrest warrants search: (715) 478-3323
  • Queries pertaining to crime victim’s assistance: (715) 478-3511

 Crime statistics of Forest County

As compared to the 2018 crime average of 117 cases, the Forest County Sheriff’s Office received 60 criminal complaints in 2019. The figure included 52 criminal misdemeanors and 8 felonies.

There were 37 larceny-thefts, 9 burglaries, and 6 car thefts in the category of misdemeanor crimes. There were 6 aggravated assaults, and 2 rapes among the reported felonies.

Older crime statistics

The annual crime average of Forest County, Wisconsin, is relatively low at just 200 incidents. As far as violent crimes go, only about 16 odd cases are filed in this category. Although this does not seem too worrisome, the fact remains that there has been a growth of almost 70% in the area’s crime rates.

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