When a person needs to be taken into custody in Davidson County, North Carolina, the police will approach the court to seek an active arrest warrant. For this, the sheriffs and the DAs office follow a strict procedure which entails the submission of a writ that details the crime and the proof available in the matter.
So, not only the police department but also the judiciary maintains records of all arrest warrants issued in Davidson County, NC. For a warrant search, whether initiated to find personal arrest records or crime history information on somebody else, the county courthouse will prove to be an exhaustive source of information.
In the judicial system, you can contact the Magistrate's office that issues active arrest warrants or the office of the county clerk that maintains records on all criminal matters including details on outstanding arrest warrants in the court dockets.
Both the offices are housed in a central judicial complex at 110 West Center St, Lexington, NC 27292. To get in touch with them over the phone, you will have to dial:
- Courthouse: 336-242-6701
- Clerk of Court: 336-249-0354
Al alternative address for the district court is also available on the official NC judicial website and is listed as 22 Randolph St, Thomasville, NC 27360.
A warrant search can be conducted with the help of the Sherriff's Department as well. Call on them at 110 W Center St, Lexington, North Carolina 27292. They do not offer arrest records on the phone but for any other inquiries you can call them on 336-242-2100.
The official website of the Davidson County Sherriff's Department does not provide a most wanted list like some other law enforcement agencies in the state.
Over the ten year period ending in 2008, nearly 37,000 crimes occurred in Davidson of which no less than 3700 were instances of violent crime. This figure includes rapes (over 150), homicides (over 30) and thefts and robberies (26,000).
The sharpest rise in the crime figures was observed between 2004 to 2007 but the police had managed to control the situation by 2008 bringing the crime figures back to the same level as they were in at the start of the decade.