For those of you who are keen on getting an arrest warrant search in Allegany County done, there are a myriad of options available. If you would rather look for active warrants online, try the form on top of this page. Filling it can get you details on arrest records from all over the country. Presently, state agencies from MD are not offering the facility to look for arrest warrants through their websites.
However, this should not stop you from simply walking into the police station or the court house and requesting the deputies in charge to look for information on arrest records and warrants in the name of your subject. You will be charged a nominal fee regardless of the department you visit and may also have to incur an additional cost for printed copies of the report. Similarly, notarization will cost you more.
Information on arrest warrants is also held by the office of the county clerk apart from the judiciary and the sheriff's department. The members of the clerk of court's office maintain a perpetual presence in the courts of the area. So, they get information on outstanding warrants from Allegany County immediately after the issue of these legal provisions.
Similarly when the warrants are returned upon arrests, they may be sent to the county clerk's office or that of the magistrate. In either case, a record will be made of the detention. All other case related information is also kept by this agency. So, you can approach them to initiate an inquiry into criminal or civil records. The agencies listed above work out of:
- The office of the sheriff: 708 Furnace Street, Cumberland, Maryland 21502
- The court of the magistrate: 701 Kelly Road, Cumberland, MD 21502
- The department of the county clerk: Court House Washington Street, Cumberland, Maryland 21502
With an estimated 1700 criminal occurrences per annum, Allegany County, Maryland is at the lower end of the crime spectrum. Fortunately, the 20% rise in overall crime and the less than 10% increase in violent incidents are not pegged to cause a drastic change in the annual crime totals.