Finding Criminal Records in Brazos County

An arrest warrant is a court document signed by a judge. It authorizes the local police to apprehend the person in question. It is usually issued for failing to appear for court or, in some cases, when new charges are being filed or for failing to pay certain court costs or fines. This article deals with the various processes you can use to conduct several different types of criminal searches within Brazos County, Texas.

Some typical reasons people may want to run a search for criminal histories include employers running background checks on their newly-hired employees, parents checking for criminal records on potential girlfriends or boyfriends for their children, or even people from the general public who wish to know if they have a written criminal history.

Brazos County Warrant Searches

Finding Brazos County warrants is a relatively simple process. Simply contact the local sheriff’s office which is located at 1700 West State Hwy 21, Bryan, Texas 77803. They have a clerk dedicated to this type of inquiry who can also be reached by telephone at: (979) 361-4924.

Please keep in mind that if there is any possibility that you are wanted on any outstanding matters, running your inquiry over the telephone may be the wiser course of action.

Conducting a Brazos County Arrest Search

For information on current, recent, or previous arrests, there are two options. You can either click here to go to the government website and conduct a web search of their online database, or you can go to the Brazos County Sheriff’s Department Detention Center located at 1835 Sandy Point Rd., Bryan, TX 77807. The Detention Center can also be reached by telephone 24 hours a day at (979) 361-4800.

Brazos County Court Records

The easiest way to find court records for Brazos County, Texas is to use their free online database and run a case search for the information you want. To do that just click here. If you’d rather talk to a real person or aren’t exactly sure what you’re looking for and need more specific direction, you can contact the District Clerk’s office in the County Courthouse. Their address is:

Marc Hamlin, Brazos County District Clerk
County Courthouse
300 E. 26th Street
Suite 1200
Bryan, TX 77803

 To reach their office by telephone call (979) 361-4230. Their office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. They are responsible for felony criminal cases, misdemeanor (less severe charges) cases, family, juvenile, tax, and civil cases that are higher than $500. More information regarding their specific duties and services is available on their website.

Crime data

As the year 2013 ends, county’s sheriff revealed that 6156 crimes occurred under its jurisdiction including 2 murders, 71 rapes, 116 robberies and 597 assaults.   3029.8 offenses were committed per 100000 residents. The number of arrests reached 1262.