Active warrants in Beltrami County, Minnesota, are compiled into one document arranged alphabetically. If you or someone you know suspects they have a warrant for their arrest, a warrant search merely consists of scrolling down this list here and searching for your last name. Most outstanding warrants are for misdemeanor offenses, punishable by less than one year in jail. While there is no specific information listed on Beltrami County’s website about turning yourself in on a warrant, you can directly call the Justice Center at 218-333-4120. Most jurisdictions will try to put you on the court docket to be seen by a judge the same day.
Arrest warrants in Beltrami County are issued for the same types of violations that occur everywhere; failure to appear in court, violations of probation terms, and some much more serious crimes. If the police have enough evidence to charge you with a crime, they may seek a warrant to arrest you. An arrest warrant authorizes them to take you to jail. You may wait for several days in jail to see a judge because arrests can occur anytime, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Spending time in the county jail will land you on the public inmate list, a searchable list of the people in custody at the Beltrami County Jail. Failing to turn yourself in can result in an arrest record, and some future employers demand disclosure and access to your arrest records whether they resulted in a conviction or not.
Although violent crimes in Beltrami County, MN are less than 100 a year, this rate doubled from 1999 to 2008. Crime overall is rising steadily, although there was a significant spike in 2004. Reported crime soared to almost 1,800 incidents from the previous year’s total of around 1,100.