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 (telephone: 315-536-5178).
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 (telephone: 315-536-5120). While it costs nothing to search the public records, there will be a fee for copies of court documents.
Yates County, NY crime data
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.