Pasco County Arrest Records and Warrant Search
A Pasco County arrest warrant is not limited to the borders of the county; it is valid anywhere across Florida. In other words, there is a strong possibility that you might be apprehended if you go to another county. Also if you go to a different state, you might be incarcerated and extradited provided that Florida’s authorities are willing to cover for the expanses. In case your crime is serious enough, they will be willing to pay to bring you to justice.
To save yourself the unpleasantness of being arrested, you should find out if there is an outstanding warrant in the system that is meant for you. The best way to do it is to perform a thorough Pasco County warrant search.
The right place to do a warrant search
Pasco County sheriff office keeps updated records of all warrants issued in the county under its jurisdiction. Pay them a visit at 8700 Citizen Dr., New Port Richey, FL 34654 and ask to look at their archive. However you should be 100% certain that you are not wanted by any law enforcement body, otherwise this visit may be followed by your arrest.
If you want to stick to an online search, the sheriff office will direct you to Florida Crime Information Center and their database of FL wanted persons.
Guidelines for performing an arrest search
The sheriff office has an online service for finding Pasco County arrest records. Go to the homepage, online resources tab and look for “Arrests”. The same tab will also provide you with an option to locate people who are currently under arrest by clicking “In Custody”.
In case you are interested in a wider inmate search, Florida Department of Corrections operates an inmate population information search that will give you valuable data on who populates state’s prisons and jails.
Finding Pasco County criminal records
The county’s clerk of court will assist you in locating Pasco County public records. The website enables users to perform online court records search that contain information on criminal charges.
Updated Crime Statistics
Official reports indicate that in 2013 there were close to 25,000 arrests made in the county. Violent rate was 288.7 and it included 1,367 violent crimes. These crimes consisted of 21 murders, 230 sex offenses, almost 245 robberies and 873 aggravated assaults.