Although there are a number of resources for publically held information, none of the government agencies offer records on active warrants from Juniata County, Pennsylvania or other criminal data through the internet medium. Needless to say this can create a tedious situation for people who are looking for a warrant search. In fact, often applicants have only one real choice when they want details on arrest records.
They have to visit the office of a justice agency like the police, the magistrate's court or the county clerk's department. All three state entities have records pertaining to criminal cases that entered the judicial system. You will need to file a formal request for Juniata County, Pennsylvania outstanding warrant records and pay a small fee to access the data.
Upon release from a local criminal tribunal, information on active warrants is kept by the court that issues the arrest order and also the police who are in charge of executing the warrant. All such detention decrees that cannot be served for any reason are held back in the state and national crime databases.
To access this data, a police officer from anywhere in the country merely has to run the name of an individual through the central FBI hosted repository. In fact, this is the protocol when a person is stopped for a traffic infraction or even when he/she is being detained for a more serious criminal transgression.
Either one of these agencies can be approached for arrest warrants related data. It is also possible to get a range of additional information from these sources such as details on bench warrants issued in civil cases and a list of the most wanted criminals in the county. To get in touch with these agencies, go to:
- The sheriff: 225 Bridge St, Mifflintown, Pennsylvania 17059
- The office of the magistrate: Bridge & Main Streets P. O. Box 68, Mifflintown, PA 17059
- The county clerk: Same as above
Juniata County, PA has one of the lowest crime rates in the state with less than 20 incident reports filed per annum. Of these, the majority of the crimes are related to property theft.