Yates County, NY Arrest Records and Warrants

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An arrest warrant issued in Yates County can be executed in another county if you are stopped for any reason. You will be detained and sent back to Yates County to appear before a judge. Therefore, knowing for sure if you have an arrest warrant in your name is in your best interest. Fortunately, you can perform a warrant search in Yates County to determine if there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest.

Because the Sheriff’s Department is charged with serving and executing outstanding warrants within the county, it is an excellent place to begin your warrant search. The Records Division handles all of the arrest records for the office. You can start your warrant search with this office. It would help if you also inquired about any outstanding warrants that have not been served to make sure that you cover all of your bases. The office is located in the Public Safety Building at 227 Main Street, Pen Yan, NY 14527.

To continue your warrant search, you will need to look for active warrants and court cases with the Yates County Clerk. The Clerk’s Office maintains the court records for the County Court and the Supreme Court – – both handle criminal cases for the county, and both can issue arrest warrants. Here you will find information about open criminal court cases and arrest warrants issued by the courts. The office is located at 417 Liberty Street, Suite 1107, Pen Yan, NY 14527. While it costs nothing to search the public records, there will be a fee for copies of court documents.


Can you get any information about Yates County warrants and arrests over the phone? (2021-Update)          

  • For information on recent arrests, call the Yates County Jail at 315-536-5175.
  • For arrest records and incident reports, connect with the Sheriff’s Office at 315-536-4438.
  • For victim’s assistance and information, call the Yates County District Attorney’s Office at 315-531-3235.
  • For information on initiating a criminal case search, call the Clerk of Court at 315-835-6308.


Yates County, NY crime data

Almost 220 criminal complaints were filed by the Yates Sheriff’s Department in 2020, compared to the 187 crimes reported in 2019. The figure included 205 property offenses and 16 crimes against people.

The following types of property crimes were reported: 179 larceny thefts, 24 burglaries, and 2 motor vehicle thefts. Cases of aggravated assault at 6 instances and rapes at 8 instances led to the bulk of complaints in the violent crimes category.

Of the roughly 1,800 crimes reported in Yates County from 2001 through 2008, almost five percent were violent. Over the ten years between 1999 and 2008, the rate of violent crime in Yates County increased by nearly twenty percent while the overall crime rate rose by forty percent.

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