Pitkin County, Colorado Arrest Records and Warrants

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An outstanding warrant from Pitkin County, Colorado gives the arresting officers almost unlimited powers. Not only can officers enter a private property in search of the alleged offender but also they can use any means of force required to take this person into custody.

So, if a Pitkin County, Colorado active warrant has been issued against you, it is high time that you take action to sort the matter out instead of letting the boys in uniform pursue you. Needless to say, the court frowns upon absconders and if you are found to be evading arrest, you will be denied bail once captured.

The very first step to dealing with arrest warrants is to understand the nature of the detention decree issued in your name. For instance, a bench warrant is usually released when people fail to show up in court or obey an order from the tribunal or in cases of civic violations.

While such an order will also lead to arrest, these warrants are seldom executed outside the issuing county. Also, they come with a 90 day validity period; after this time, the prosecution team will have to reapply for the warrant.

In stark contrast, arrest orders issued in matters pertaining to felonies never go out of effect; also these orders can be served anywhere in the country. In fact, people charged with heinous crimes are routinely arrested in other states and deported back to the county that issued the warrant.

Three state agencies maintain records pertaining to arrest records and orders, so for a warrant search in Pitkin County, Colorado, head over to: 506 E Main St, Aspen, CO 81611. This is the address of the court house which has the offices of the county clerk, the magistrate and the sheriff.

Fortunately for the residents of Pitkin County, Colorado, of the 550 plus criminal complaints filed in the area each year, only about 5% are attributed to violent crime. Yet, the police need to do more to curb the growing menace of heinous criminal acts as complaints against violent crimes have risen by over 60% from 2001 to 2008.

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