Performing a Criminal Background Check in Victoria County
Victoria County warrants enable law enforcement authorities to apprehend a person and file charges against him or her. If you have reason to believe there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest circulating somewhere in the system, you had better find it and settle your affairs before police find you. For that purpose, it is highly recommended that you first check your (or anyone else’s) background and then, if the need arises, hire an experienced criminal lawyer.
To start your background check, use the sheriff’s resources. Visit their offices at 101 N. Glass St. Victoria, Texas 77901 and ask to view their criminal data banks. You can try and obtain information on the phone by directly calling the Warrant Division at 361-574-8036.
We strongly urge you to exercise caution. If you are wanted by the police, stay away from the sheriff office (unless you want them to apprehend you) and settle for an online inquiry. On this webpage, you will find a search form that will show you a person’s full criminal history. All the details are regularly updated to promise maximum accuracy. Of course, your confidentiality is guaranteed.
Victoria County arrest search
You can contact the county jail to inquire about arrest records (361-574-8044). There is a high probability that they will refuse to give information on the phone and will require you to arrive at their offices.
To save time, you can go over the county’s online jail records. You will have to fill in the defendant’s full name to start your search. Filling in additional fields, for example booking date, can lead to more accurate results.
You can also turn to broader databases such as the criminal history search tool maintained by the Texas Department of Public Safety. This tool will exhibit the criminal histories of the state’s residents including arrest and prosecution data. It will not present information related to Class C misdemeanor offenses. Take into account that expanding your inquiry to the state level may come at the expense of accuracy.
Conducting a case search
Victoria County court records can be recovered by visiting the county clerk office or the district clerk. The former handles misdemeanor offenses while the latter maintains felony records. Both are located at 115 N. Bridge, Victoria, TX 77901.
Texas Public Information Act (Title 5, Subchapter A Subtitle 552) obligates the government to expose most of the official documents and reports it maintains on a regular basis.
With an average of 3875.2 crimes occurring per 100000, we cannot say that Victoria County is the safest place in the state. In 2013, police handled 2 murder cases, 37 rapes, 63 robberies, 356 assaults, 674 burglaries, 2269 larceny incidents and 105 auto thefts. The total number of reported offenses was 3506. 591 persons were incarcerated throughout the year.