Searching for SC, York County Arrest records & Warrants
Dating a new guy? Looking for a babysitter for your children? Planning to hire a new employee? York County arrest records will tell you if these persons have been apprehended in the past. Including warrants and court records in your inquiry will allow you to conduct a broader background check to find out if they have a criminal record.
Performing an arrest search
Searchers can obtain information on York County arrests on the sheriff website. It operates an inmate info page where you can see electronic files containing a detainee’s mugshot, his / her physical description, booking date and release, booking number and charge description. The page also includes a computerized search. For further details, dial 803-628-3083. This number will connect you directly to county’s Detention Division.
Conducting a York County warrant search
The sheriff will be able to provide you with updates on wanted people. They process York County warrants after they had been issued by the court. You will be required reach their office and conduct your investigation in person. Their location is Moss Justice Center. 1675-2A York Highway. York, South Carolina 29745. Phone no. 803-628-3059.
How to run a criminal record check
To get copies of York County court records, you will have to submit a FOIA request to the Public Information Officer via mail: P.O. Box 66, York, SC 29745. There is a form that ought to be filled in. It can be downloaded from the Internet here. For further details call 803-628-3954.
Using statewide resources
There are four major databases you can use for a background check that covers the whole state:
- South Carolina criminal records can be found either online or by sending a formal request via mail to the state’s Law Enforcement Division. Their address is SLED Records Department, PO Box 21398 Columbia SC 29221-1398. You must fill in a form, come up with the offender’s name, date of birth and social security number and a 25 dollars fee. Visit their website for further instructions.
- For an offender search, use to inquiry tool on the SCDC’s website. It shows inmates currently incarcerated in the state’s prisons.
- SC Judicial Department offers a web – based case search tool that enables users to trace court dockets in each of the state’s county individually.
The state’s sex offender registry can be used to locate sex offenders living in your area.