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How to Search for Summit County Arrest Records
The article will describe the process involved in tracing Summit County arrest records, active warrants and court dockets. It will be explained how conduct a comprehensive criminal records search.
Obtaining Summit County arrest records
The sheriff presents a jail roster
on his website which displays people that are currently in custody. For information on older jail records, refer to the county jail and inquire about their past inmates. They may be willing to give you basic details, such as the inmate's name, arrest and release date and charges. Their telephone number is 330-643-2171. They are located at 205 E Crosier St. Akron, OH 44311.
Performing a wider Ohio inmate search
For a more extensive inquiry that will help you find an inmate in other counties, refer to the online offender search
operated by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. You can also see a list of parole violators by following this link
Performing a warrant inquiry
You can trace Summit County warrants by going to the sheriff office (53 University Ave. Akron, Ohio 44308) and asking to go over the county's list of wanted people. The Records Bureau
performs a criminal record check for the general public and for law enforcement agencies. Each check costs $10. Requests can be made by phone, email or in person. For further details, call the sheriff office at 330-643-2154.
Finding Summit County court records
The clerk of courts puts at your disposal an electronic case search tool
on their website. It can be used to find domestic, civil and criminal court dockets. There are multiple search options by case number, name, date, type and even a judge.
It is important that you know that court records are the main source needed to trace a person's history of prosecutions and convictions. They can tell you whether the one you are checking has a criminal record.
How to locate sex offenders
The sheriff website operates an official registry
to help you find people who have committed sex offenses. Furthermore, a list of homeless sex felons can be seen here
. Lastly, you can use the Ohio sex offender registry
for a statewide search.