What would you do if you found out that you had an outstanding warrant for your arrest? Would you ignore an arrest warrant? If so, this would be the worst thing you could do. Contacting an attorney to help defend you against the charges in the arrest warrant should be the first thing you do if you discover there is an arrest warrant for you.
The first step to performing a warrant search is to find out if there is a pending criminal case with either the County or the District courts. In Fremont County, you can search court dockets online to find out if there is a criminal case pending against you. The court also has a Record Search Request form that you can complete and submit to the court to obtain copies of court records (there are fees associated with this service. You can also go to the Clerk’s Office in person to search public records for open cases. The office is located at 136 Justice Center Road in Canon City, CO 81212 (telephone: 719-269-0100).
The Sheriff’s Office processes active warrants. In Fremont County, the Sheriff’s Office handles serving the arrest warrants issued by the County and District court judges. Therefore, to search for outstanding warrants that have not been served, you should contact the Freemont County Sheriff’s Department. It is located at 100 Justice Center Road, Canon City, CO 81212 (telephone: 719-276-5555). The Records Office will assist the public with warrant searches and copies of arrest records. The fee schedule searches can be found on the Sheriff’s website.
Fremont County, CO crime data
Between 1999 and 2008, over 8,500 crimes occurred in Fremont County. Approximately 1,000 of those crimes were violent, including nine murders and 180 rapes. During this time, crime rates in Fremont County increased by roughly 25%, while violent crimes increased by over 75%. Of all crimes committed during this time, almost one-half of those crimes occurred less than one mile from the victim’s home.