Finding VA, Chesterfield County Arrest Records
If you are interested in tracing Chesterfield County arrest records, you will find this article to be very useful. It will tell you what you need to know to successfully undertake a criminal background check.
Initiating an arrest search
To get information on inmates in Chesterfield County, you should contact the jail directly at 804-748-1466. If you wish to broaden your inquiry to cover Virginia arrest records, then you should visit the website of the VA Department of Corrections. There you will find an offender search tool that displays inmates in the state’s prisons.
How to find Chesterfield County warrants
On the left bar on the sheriff’s website you will have to click “View Active Warrant”. It will open a PDF file containing outstanding warrants issued in the county. It is a long list of close to 100 pages. On each page, you will see names of suspects, their date of birth and physical description, the date on which the warrant was issued, charge description and type of offence (e.g. misdemeanor or felony).
If you seek more details, you will be forced to make contact with the sheriff’s staff by physically visiting their office (at 9500 Courthouse Road. Chesterfield, VA 23832, telephone: 804-748-1261) and conducting an offline inquiry.
Tracing court records
There are two official sources which display Chesterfield County court records. The first is the searchable database operated by the General District court. It enables you to view misdemeanor court cases in each of VA counties.
The second is the computerized case search put at your disposal by the Circuit Court. Here also you can choose a county and view civil or criminal court records related to felony offenses. All files presented are from 1990 onward.
Finally, if you want to carry out a sex offender search, use the state’s registry. You will be able to trace released or incarcerated sex felons by name or address.