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Searching for DeSoto County warrants and arrest records
The aim of this article is to show you how to find DeSoto County warrants and arrest records. The search tips you will find in the lines below will be very useful if you need to run a background check on a certain person - your employee, your kids' babysitter or even a new neighbor whom you suspect has a criminal history.
Finding DeSoto County warrants
To check about the county's outstanding warrants, you should contact the sheriff's Fugitive Division (662-469-8524) during working hours (Mon - Fri, 8 in the morning - 4 in the afternoon), or go to their office at 3091 Industrial Dr. West Hernando, MS 38632.
Performing an arrest search
You can find DeSoto County arrest records by using the online jail dockets search on the sheriff's website here
. You can also contact the adult detention facility at 662-469-8570.
Those interested in running a broader Mississippi arrest search, should make use of the computerized offender search on the MDOC's website
. You can tack prison inmates statewide by name or ID number.
Where to look for DeSoto County court records
The Clerk of Court operates an electronic inquiry tool that enables users to look for criminal cases issued by the Circuit Court, but it requires signing up, leaving your personal details (which might be problematic if you wish to remain anonymous) and paying a considerable fee of 25 dollars a month (or 300 dollar annually). For more details, follow this link
Using a this website's search service
A much simpler (and cheaper) option is using the search tool offered by this website. By typing a name, you will get a comprehensive criminal background report that covers the whole state (It is also possible to search other states across the country). It includes a person's incarceration history, criminal and conviction records, police records, and court dockets. You can use it to search for DeSoto County warrants.
Prices are affordable, results are highly accurate and searchers' confidentiality is strictly observed.
Tracing sex offenders
Mississippi sex offender registry
displays people who were convicted of sex crimes all over the states. These felons can be searched by name or address.