At any given time in Crow Wing County, MN, there are around 1,400 active warrants. Unlike some county websites that offer a warrant search, Crow Wing County has an alphabetical list you must scroll through. If you have reason to believe you are on this list, an outstanding warrant can be verified at http://crowwing.us/index.aspx?NID=517.To turn yourself in, if you find you have a warrant in Crow Wing County, the Sheriff’s Department encourages you to call their office to discuss all the options available to you.
Arrest warrants in Crow Wing County, Minnesota, vary, but common reasons include bad checks, driving violations, and child support. Only about 5% of the total crime is violent; however,d between 1999 and 2008, violent crime increased by 40%. Arrest records show that the rate of arrests and the rate of new active warrants are in line, so the county’s total number of outstanding warrants usually stays about the same.
If you would like to find out if a person you know is in custody at the Crow Wing County jail, you can search through the in-custody report, which is updated daily and located in the “jail” section of the county website. You can also find out about fees charged for housing in the jail, mail restrictions, and visiting information through that section.
To have a warrant issued for your arrest in Crow Wing or any other county in the United States, you must commit a crime. If you get caught during the commission of a crime, you may get arrested. If you don’t get caught, yet an officer knows or suspects your involvement, an arrest warrant is issued. The police officer must provide a judge with reasonable proof that you are probably guilty; the judge then signs the warrant. Once the warrant or warrants are signed, the officer is authorized to take you into custody.
How do you get information about Crow Wing County warrants and arrests over the phone? (Updated in 2021)
- Call the Records Unit at 218-829-4749 for information about arrest warrants and to request an arrest report.
- Call 218-203-9544 to access the inmate message line.
- Call the Crow Wing County Attorney at 218-824-1025 for victim’s assistance.
- Call the Clerk of Court at 218-824-1310 for judicial records.
Crime statistics of Crow Wing County
In 2019, the Crow Wing Sheriff’s Office received 225 criminal complaints, compared to the 363 cases that were investigated in 2018. Of the total complaints filed in 2019, more than 200 were property offenses and 15 were violent crimes.
Around 121 larceny thefts, 71 burglaries, and 18 motor vehicle thefts were reported under the category of property offenses. Nearly 10 aggravated assaults and 6 rapes were included in the category of violent crimes.