The Superior Court of California County of San Joaquin Local Rules states that one way to have an arrest warrant issued is “when a defendant fails to appear and a bench warrant is issued“ (Rule 2, Criminal Section).
If you believe you have an outstanding warrant in San Joaquin County, CA, you may conduct a warrant search by going to the Sheriff’s Office Records Division at 7000 Michael N. Canlis Blvd, French Camp, CA 95231 during the hours of 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday. The Sheriff’s Office requests that you present current identification card with a photo along with your request for a warrants check. They are open 24-hours a day for custody related issues. You may also seek information by calling them at 209-468-4408, or viewing the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Records Division web page at http://www.sjgov.org/sheriff/records.html.
You should also inquire at the Superior Court of California, County of San Joaquin located at 222 East Weber Avenue, Room 303, Stockton, CA 95202. The Clerk’s Office is open to the public from 8am until 3pm Monday through Friday. It can be reached by phone at 209-468-2878.
You always also have the option to access online criminal records database of the State of California by referring to the above search.
If you would like to find out whether someone is currently in custody in Jan Joaquin County, you can call 209-468-4562, or access the records online by going to http://www.sjgov.org/sheriff/whosincustody.html, which is a PDF listing of incarcerate individuals.
There were over 330,000 crimes reported in San Joaquin County, California in the time period between 1999 and 2008, of which 230,000 were thefts, over 1,700 rapes, and about 400 murders. With an average of 33,000 reports each year, a crime is reported every 15 minutes in San Joaquin County. Crime rates soared by over 38 percent with a 43 rise in violent crimes.