In Grand Traverse County, MI, the sheriff's department frequently approachesthe court to get active arrest warrants in criminal matters, These are cases in which a spot arrestcould not be made and the police need to apprehend a person from his home or office or a third party premises.Arrest warrants issued in such cases are irrevocable.
This means that once out, they will stay in effect until such time that the person in question is arrested. Those that do not get served for any odd reason are simply held back in the law enforcement system as outstanding warrants. The sheriff's office not only keeps information on warrants in Grand Traverse County, but also they have all possible data on arrest records.
So, if an arrest was ever made in any criminal matter at all in Grand Traverse, the police can furnish details on it. For this reason alone you should start your warrant search at the sheriff's department. They are located at 851 Woodmere Ave, Traverse City, Michigan 49684 and you can connect with them on 231-995-5001.
For judicial assistance in the matter, you can either go to the office of the Grand Traverse Magistrate or approach the county clerk's office. Both these judicial agencies maintain case records called court dockets. To approach the magistrate's office, go to 400 Boardman Ave, Traverse City, MI 49684.
Also located at the same address in the courthouse is the county clerk's office. They will provide direct access to their case database to public applicants through their network of in-house terminals.
Of the 1300 criminal incidents recorded every year in Grand Traverse County, Michigan only about 120 are incidents of violent crime. Property thefts and damage crimes add significantly to the annual figure with over 900 incidents. Through the decade that ended in 2008, both violent and overall crime decreased significantly.