At the end of the investigative process, the police have two choices, they can either close the case for lack of evidence or if there is sufficient proof, they can approach the court for a Craven County arrest warrant. The court only issues an active arrest order when there is enough proof in the case to implicate the person against whom the warrant is being sought.
There are scores of reasons why an individual may be interested in an arrest warrant search; from hiring a new employee to forging a romantic association with someone. Regardless of why you seek details of arrest records, there are only two approaches to take to access the data.
The first entails the use of the services being offered by a private data base management company that hosts an online repository of crime records from across the country. This option is particularly well, suited for people who have an outstanding arrest warrant out in their name.
The second source is the group of government agencies that are associated with the maintenance of justice and law and order in the area. Naturally, most people would think of the sheriff's department when they need information on arrest warrants. In Craven County, you can reach the sheriff's office by driving down to 1100 Clarks Road, New Bern, North Carolina 28562 or you can mail them your request at PO Box 1027, New Bern, North Carolina 28563.
Phone requests for arrest records are not entertained by the agency; however, for any other information relating to crime, you can call them on 252-636-6620 or fax on 252-636-3686
Undoubtedly the judiciary also plays an integral role in the issue of an arrest warrant, so when seeking details on such orders, you can approach both the magistrate's court as well as the office of the county clerk that holds on to the court dockets.
They are located at 302 Broad St, New Bern, NC 28560; if you would like to learn about the warrant search procedure over the phone, you can call the office of the clerk of court on 252-639-3000 and the magistrate's court on 252-639-9004.
Over the ten years period between 1999 and 2008, the crime scenario was at its best in 2003; however, the improvement was not kept up with in subsequent years. As a result, at the time of writing this article, Craven County police received almost 2500 complaints each year of which more than 10% were violent crimes.