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Catawba County Arrests and Warrant Search Databases, NC
Information on Catawba County arrests appears in various online and offline databases. The same goes for the county's warrants and criminal court dockets. The lines below will direct those who wish to carry out a background check on another person to these databases.
Where to inquire about Catawba County arrest records
The county publishes an online list of inmates
who are currently in custody. Each name appears with a mugshot, confinement date, charge description, bond amount, court date, docket number, known address and age.
For a more thorough investigation, it is recommended to use the electronic offender search
managed by the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. This tool enables searchers to pinpoint the exact location of an inmate in correctional facilities all across the state. The data include active and inactive inmates.
Is a person you know wanted by the police?
Catawba County warrants can be traced by turning to the sheriff office. You can either visit them in person (100-B South West Blvd Newton, North Carolina 28658) to extract information or view the wanted list
published on their website.
Conducting an offline criminal record check
Another source you can use to extract information on Catawba County arrest records and warrants is the sheriff's Record Division
. They provide background check reports. To use their services, you will need to arrive at their office during working hours (Monday – Friday, 8 in the morning – 5 in the afternoon)
Obtaining copies of Catawba County court dockets
To find out about a person's past convictions, you will have to gain access to court records. Visit the criminal Department of the Clerk of Court (phone: 828-695-6102) and deliver them a request to view public files. For specific guidelines on this procedures read the following document
Carrying out a sex offender search
To trace sex offenders, we suggest using the state's registry
. You can base your inquiry either on a name or an address.