The criminal court of Benzie County, Michigan issues an active warrant when a person has to be brought before the tribunal to answer for his legal transgressions. Because the court of the magistrate is responsible for the issue of such orders, it would be best to start your warrant search for Benzie at the office of this agency.
Another judicial source that also keeps a record of all warrant releases is the office of the county clerk. This department plays the all important role of record keeping in the judicial network of the state by preparing and keeping the court dockets. The Benzie County clerk of court's office can be visited to look at information on civil as well as criminal cases.
On the other hand, the magistrate's office will not only be able to dig out outstanding warrants and arrest records from Benzie for you but also they will be able to provide case specific details. Because they hold on to the original affidavit, you may even be able to find why the person in question was accused in the first place through this agency office.
The last in line is the sheriff's office although most people consider this agency as their only source of information on arrest warrants. The office of the Ogemaw County sheriff will accept requests for a warrant search and the results you get will typically include a list of all criminals in the area who have the same first and last name as the subject. The contact details of all three agencies are provided below.
- Police: 505 Michigan Ave, Beulah, Michigan 49617
- County Clerk: PO Box 377, Beulah, Michigan 49617
- Magistrate: 448 Courtplace, Beulah, Michigan 49617
A total of 1600 criminal complaints were lodged in Benzie County, MI from 2001 to 2008; this can be worked out to an annual incident rate of around 200 cases. Nearly 9% of these complaints were filed in violent matters and there was a growth of almost 100% in such incidents over the period mentioned above. A similar trend was noticed in the occurrence rates of reported crime which grew by almost 70%.