An arrest warrant in Santa Cruz County, California, is preceded by probable cause, which is evidence that would lead a reasonable person to have confidence that an individual has been involved in a violation of the law. Once the judge recognizes the probable cause, the Santa Cruz County CA arrest warrant is signed and immediately becomes an active warrant.
The warrant generally remains in effect until law enforcement makes an arrest, the subject appears in court, or bail is posted. If an arrest is made, the subject is generally held in jail until they appear before the court, and further action is taken, usually including scheduling additional court appearances.
For an arrest warrant search for Santa Cruz County, CA, there is an online option specifically for Arrest Warrants Search http://sccounty01.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/SHF/New%20SearchWarrants/Default.aspx. The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office also has an impressive web site (www.scsheriff.com) that is well organized and has a wealth of easy-to-finding and useful information. You may also contact them by phone at 831-454-2440. The site also includes a jail inmate locator.
Another source of information for outstanding warrants in Santa Cruz County, CA, is the above form to search through an online criminal records database for the State of California.
If your warrant search includes a need or desire for official court records, visit the Sana Cruz County California Court House Details web page for a court records search at http://santa_cruz.countycriminal.com/court-records-search/CA, or call 831-454-2060
Reports in Santa Cruz County, California, between 1999 and 2008 resulted in over 81,000 incidents of crime, including close to 58,000 thefts, 800 rapes, and 60 murders. This averages to around 8,000 reported crimes each year, or about 23 every day. Both overall crime and violent crime rose by 34% during this same period.