If you need information on Big Stone County outstanding warrants or else on arrest records, you might think you should start your criminal records and arrest warrant search with the Big Stone County, MN sheriff. However, another possible starting place is the Big Stone County attorney.
The county attorney’s website, http://www.bigstonecounty.org/attorney/attorney.vbhtml, states that “The County Attorney is the chief prosecutor for crimes which occur within a county. Prosecution involves bringing charges against a party, trying the case in court, and making sentencing recommendations. “The Big Stone County attorney handles both the misdemeanor cases and the felony trials for the jurisdiction and plays a part in arrest warrants.
Big Stone County is in the Eighth Judicial District in Minnesota. The court administrator for Big Stone County functions similarly to a clerk of court. A court administrator does many things, including handling court finances, collecting fines, and managing and maintaining the records of all the court cases in the jurisdiction. And, within those records may be the information needed in your search for outstanding warrants and arrests.
The Big Stone County 8th Judicial District Court Administrator has an office in the Big Stone County Courthouse in Ortonville, Minnesota. Their phone number is 320-839-2536, and the office is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 in the morning to 4:30 in the afternoon. If you are only interested in looking for active warrant information digitally, much of the information from the Big Stone County Court Administration Office is on the Minnesota Judiciary’s site, http://www.mncourts.gov/. There is a link “Access to Trial Court records” on the top menu bar on that page.
And, finally, there is always the sheriff of Big Stone County to field outstanding warrant questions. There are fewer than 60 reported crimes each year, and hardly any are of the violent type. Nonetheless, there is ample territory for the sheriff to patrol. The sheriff’s website does not provide much beyond contact information, but that may be all you need for data on arrest records and warrants in Big Stone County. Their office address is 20 Second St SE, Ortonville, MN 56278, and the phone number is (320) 839-3558. Additionally, the sheriff may be contacted via email at John. Haukos et co. big-stone. Mn. us.