According to the Rules of The Superior Court of California County of Ventura regarding arrest warrants, all persons and agencies may divulge, “1. Whether or not an arrest has been made; 2. The offense for which an arrest has been made; 3. The disposition of the minor by the law enforcement agency; 4. The plan to file or not file a petition and the charges alleged in the petition; 5. The order of the court to detain or not detain; 6. The date and location of the hearing; 7. The finding and disposition of the court.”
You may view the entire contents of the Court Rules by visiting its homepage at http://www.ventura.courts.ca.gov/.
If you have reason to conduct a warrant search or believe you have an outstanding warrant, you may contact the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office at 800 South Victoria Avenue, Ventura, CA 93009. The Sheriff’s Office operates the countywide automated Wants/Warrants system 24-hours per day, seven days per week. It has thousands of active warrants on individuals and probation information on people who have been convicted of crimes in Ventura County. To speak to a Public Information Officer, call 805-654-2386. You can also visit http://www.vcsd.org/contact-directory.php for additional directory information.
If you have an interest in arrest records of a specific case or person, you may go to the Court Services Case Inquiry page at http://www.ventura.courts.ca.gov/case-inquiry.html. You may also visit The Superior Court of California County of Ventura at The Ventura Hall of Justice, Government Center, 800 South Victoria Avenue, Ventura, CA 93009. The facility is open Monday through Friday from 8 am until 3 pm, except holidays. There are multiple courthouses telephone contacts, depending upon the nature of the case or outstanding warrant you are searching, including Ventura Hall of Justice at 805-654-2880,
the East County Courthouse in Simi Valley at 805-582-7526, and the Juvenile Courthouse in Oxnard at 805-981-5977.
You also have the option to gain information from the online criminal records database of the State of California by going to the search option above.
You used to conduct an Inmate search to determine if an individual was incarcerated, but on a recent internet search, the website was not available. It is best to call 805-654-3335.
Can you find arrest records and information on Ventura County warrants over the phone? (Updated in 2021)
- Know about recent arrests by calling the Ventura County Jail at (805) 654-3335.
- Reach the Sheriff’s Department for general inquires and to file a complaint by using their non-emergency phone number- (805) 654-9511.
- Learn more about criminal background checks by calling the Records Division at (805) 654-2336.
- Contact the District Attorney’s Office for crime victim’s assistance at 805-654-3622 and for witness coordination at 805-654-3006.
- Get in touch with the officer handling your case, by calling the Major Crimes Investigations Division at (805) 383-8704.
Crime statistics for Ventura County, CA
The drop in the property crime rate of Ventura County between 2018 and 2019 was indeed significant at more than 20%. As compared to the 700 complaints received in 2018, the police handled fewer than 550 complaints in 2019. However, violent crime rates increased between 2018 and 2019, going from an annual average of 140 to 160 incidents.
Ventura County, California, had over 176,000 crimes reported from 1999 to 2008, 127,000 thefts, over 1,200 rapes, and 240 murders. A crime was reported on average of every 29 minutes, resulting in over 17,000 occurrences each year. During the same period for Ventura County, CA, reported crimes increase by 14 percent, while violent crime rose by 12 percent.