Chambers County Warrants and Arrest Records Search
There are basically three legal documents that must be obtained to conduct a complete background check in Texas:
- Arrest warrants which can tell you whether a person is wanted by the police for a crime he has allegedly committed.
- Arrest records which specify a person’s history of arrests.
- Court records which display a person’s prosecutions and convictions.
The following article will show you how you can find these documents in Chambers County, TX.
Using the sheriff office to initiate a Chambers County warrant search
As the title suggests, in order to find outstanding warrants issued in the county, you ought to arrive at the sheriff office (at 201 North Court. Anahuac, TX 77514. Phone number: 409-267-2500). By delving into their archives, you will be able to read about the criminal activities that have taken place in the county in recent years including suspects who have not been apprehended yet. In most cases, the sheriff staff is interested in cooperating with the public hoping to acquire valuable information that might lead to the capturing of fugitives.
Running an arrest search
The sheriff’s website contains an inmate locator (https://www.chambersonline.net/bok/cgibok108.html) that can help you trace current detainees. Beyond that, you can contact the county jail at 409-267-8335 and ask whether a person you know is included in their inmate list.
Another excellent inquiry tool to locate Chambers County arrest records is the Computerized Criminal History Search managed by the TxDPS. Results show a person’s prior arrests in the entire state. To utilize this service, you will need to have an active account. Bear in mind that minor offenses are not covered by this database.
Lastly, this page contains a highly recommended electronic search option. By filling in the subject’s name, you will get detailed reports containing his or her full criminal history (as well as civil records). The data is abundant and accurate. All inquiries are kept confidential.
Chambers County court records
To perform a case search in the county, you should contact two offices. The county clerk is where you can view misdemeanor records. At the district clerk you can view felony cases. (You can reach their Criminal Deputy at 409-267-2444). Both offices are located at 404 Washington Ave. Anahuac, TX 77514.
You have two options to obtain information: Submit a FOIA request and send it via mail to one of the above mentioned offices (depending on the kind of dockets being sought). Texas General Attorney explains how to do it. Furthermore, you may choose to use the district clerk’s online public records search to help you locate specific cases.
795 crimes were committed in the county throughout 2013. These crimes included 1 murder, 5 rapes, 8 robberies, 52 assaults, 205 burglaries, 435 larceny cases and 89 car thefts. Overall average number of crimes per 100,000 people was 2,437. Police apprehended 234 people.