Otter Tail County Warrants and Arrest Records Search
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Finding out if you have active warrants in Otter Tail County MN is easy.On the sheriff's department section of the county website, there is a link that takes you directly to their list of outstanding warrants.The warrant search list is updated every two hours and can be directly reached at http://www.co.otter-tail.mn.us/sheriff/report/public%20warrant%20list.rpt.html .If you have a warrant for your arrest, they encourage you to turn yourself in at the detention center or the court to possibly avoid additional fees.Most departments will try to put you on the court docket for the same day so it's best to try to turn yourself in in the morning.
Having an outstanding arrest warrant in Otter Tail County, Minnesota means that if ever you are pulled over you will probably go to jail.If you have a warrant in your name it likely means you broke the law or at least failed to appear in court.An arrest warrant results from the police taking certain information to a judge in order to get legal authority to arrest you.Past arrest records or court records for the same type of crime can be persuasive evidence when a judge is deciding to sign the warrant.
You can also use the Otter Tail County website to check the "in-custody" report.This is also in alphabetical list form like the outstanding warrants list.If you're curious about the activities of the police or if you want a glimpse of the crime trends in Otter Tail County Minnesota, a service report of all daily calls arranged by category is also available.
As of the last census the population for this county was less than 60,000.Even though there is only an average of 800 crimes a year, this rate has increased almost 50% in the decade since the turn of the century.A marked increase in violent crime and property crime was experienced in 2004.2005 was a particularly bad year, with close to 1,200 total crimes reported.