Is there a way to find out if someone you know has an arrest warrant outstanding?The simple answer is "yes, you can perform a warrant search to find outstanding warrants."In Otsego County, searching for warrants begins with contacting the court that issued the arrest warrant.
Arrest warrants can be issued by several courts in Otsego County; therefore, to make sure that you discover all arrest warrants issued within the county you must contact each court individual.The Supreme Court for Otsego County and the County Court are in the same location making it convenient to search the court records of these two courts.The Clerk's Office for each court is located at 193 Main Street in Cooperstown, NY 13326 (telephone: 607-547-4364).To search for active warrants and open court cases, you will need to go to the Clerk's Office in person rather than inquire by telephone.The staff will not give you any legal advice but they will explain how to search the court records.
The Oneonta City Court can also issue arrest warrants within Otsego County.The physical address for the court is 81 Main Street in Oneonta, NY 13820 (telephone: 607-432-4480).
Another source for finding out if an arrest warrant has been issued is the Otsego County Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office serves outstanding warrants in Otsego County.Therefore, you will be able to check for outstanding warrants through the Sheriff's Office as well as request copies of arrest records for arrest warrants that have already been served.The office is located at 172 County Highway 33W in Cooperstown, NY 13326 (telephone: 607-547-4271).The Sheriff's Office also has a link to the NYS 100 Most Wanted Fugitives list on its website.
Ostego County, NY crime data
Crimes rates in Ostego County decreased by ten percent between the years of 1999 and 2008.Violent crimes increased by a small amount during the time.Of the approximately 5,600 crime that were reported during this period, only nine percent were violent crimes.