St. Lucie County Arrest Records and Warrant Search
A St. Lucie arrest warrants starts as a police request filed to the court. Then a judge examines it carefully to see whether there is a probable cause for an arrest. If such a cause is indeed established, the warrant is released and becomes active. From that moment on, the police will exert increasing effort to track down and detain the suspect. Most active warrants are executed; those that are not are kept in the system as outstanding warrants.
Find out if there a warrant for your arrest?
A St. Lucie warrant search should begin at the county sheriff office. Visit their warrant unit at 218 S. 2nd St. Room B214. Fort Pierce, FL 34950 (phone number: 772-462-3330). They will probably be able to give you the information you require. Yet, you should know that if it is revealed that there is warrant meant for you, you will be detained on the spot So if you do not want to instigate unnecessary trouble, you can opt for a safer search on the Internet using the search tool offered by Florida Crime Information Center. Their database contains Florida's arrest warrants and wanted persons. In case you want to avoid any contact with a governmental body, the search box above will enable you to carry out a criminal history check on any name you will fill in it. This check will show you arrest records and warrants in St. Lucie County and in the entire state. Confidentiality is guaranteed.
How to find a person's arrest history
For an arrest search in St. Lucie County, the sheriff office website offers an online inmate search service which will help you find names of people arrested in the county. To access the webpage, click here. However, the problem with the service is that it focuses on recent arrests. In case you are looking for access to older St. Lucie County arrest records, go to the criminal history information webpage of Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLA). This page will allow you to check a person's criminal background for a fee of twenty four dollars (per search).
Including St. Lucie County public records in your search
For a complete criminal background search you are also advised to find court records which detail a person's history of convictions. These records are types of public records which under Florida Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) are open to the public. To view them, go the clerk of courts website, to the public search section and click 'court cases'.
2013 Crime data
In the time period of January 1 to December 31, 2013, there were almost 13,900 arrests in the county. Violent rate was 424. The FDLA counted 1,192 violent crimes. These crimes, among others, included 15 murders, 68 rape cases (out of 111 forcible sex crimes), 173 robberies and more than 890 aggravated assaults. The number of larceny cases reached more than 4,300.