Sonoma County Warrant and Arrest Records Search
Sonoma County, CA offers its residents effective online and offline sources to inquire about a person's criminal history. You should use these sources whenever the need for a background check arises. For example, you will probably want to run a search on your daughter's new boyfriend to make sure she is not dating a person that may endanger her.
Conducting a Sonoma County warrant search
The sheriff office is the right place to find out whether a person is a wanted by the police. Going over their data banks, you will be able to trace Sonoma County warrants issued against people suspected of a crime. To do that, you need to visit their main office at 2796 Ventura Ave. Santa Rosa, California 95403, or call them at 707-565-2511. You may choose to utilize the online inquiry tool on the sheriff's website. This database displays active warrants issued by the county's Superior Court. Search parameters are very simple and are based on the subject's full or partial name and year of birth.
How can you perform an arrest search?
The sheriff's website puts at your disposal two recommended tools:
- A Daily arrest log which displays the people incarcerated in the last 24 hours. You can also view police records issued by Windsor Police Department.
- An online inmate locator showing all arrestees that currently populate the county's correctional facilities. The inquiry can be performed by filling in the inmate's name or booking number. To access this computerized database go here.
To obtain older Sonoma County arrest records, we strongly recommend referring to the search box attached to this page. It allows users to view a person's full criminal past. The information provided is abundant, accurate and updated. Your confidentiality is guaranteed.
Learning about a person's history of convictions
Your criminal inquiry will not be complete without finding out whether a person has ever been convicted of a crime (either a misdemeanor or a felony). Sonoma County court records will give you this type of information. To trace them, turn to the Superior Court. They do provide an online case search option. You will have to arrive at the court in person (3055 Cleveland Ave. Santa Rosa, California 95403) and go to rooms 107J and 105J. There you will find information terminals that will allow you to research specific cases. If you want a copy, you will be asked to pay 0.5 dollar for every page.
Statistics indicate that during 2013, 1,782 crimes involving violence occurred in the county. Police had to deal with 9 murders, 126 forcible rapes, 242 robberies and 1,405 aggravated assaults. The number of property crimes was 8,218.