Elk County, Pennsylvania Arrest Records and Warrants

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It can be hard to access information on Elk County, Pennsylvania, active warrants. However, details about criminals serving time in the state prisons and even the sex offenders living in the area are easily accessible to anybody looking for this data. Often, the only recourse facing people interested in a warrant search is to visit a government office in search of this information.

Three state agencies that can be contacted for information on arrest warrants from Elk County, Pennsylvania are:

  • The county police: 240 Main Street, PO Box 448, Ridgway, Pennsylvania 15853
  • The local court that has criminal jurisdiction: 250 Main St, Ridgway, PA 15853
  • The county clerk’s department that hosts the database of court dockets: PO Box 314, Ridgway, Pennsylvania 15853

Applicants are expected to pay a small fee for initiating the search for outstanding warrants and arrest records of Elk County, PA. The search results are usually delivered almost instantly or in a matter of a few days.

You cannot only receive information about your subject’s criminal background through these sources, but you can also find details on all civil suits filed in the area through the judicial entities listed above.

Court dockets are prepared and maintained by the county clerk’s office for criminal and civil cases, and public applicants are allowed access to the database of these trial records. Similarly, the sheriff’s office can provide a list of the most wanted offenders and general crime statistics and details on all outstanding warrants that remain to be served.


Over the phone, how can you inquire about active warrants and recent arrests from Elk County? (2021-current)  

  • For inmate search and inquiries about arrests- 814-776-5342
  • For arrest records and other Elk County police reports- Ridgway PD- 814-773-5125, Johnsonburg PD- 814-965-2816, St Mary’s PD- 814-781-1315
  • For Elk County warrants search- 814-776-5353
  • For Elk County judicial records- 814-776-5343
  • For victim’s assistance- 814-772-3838


Crime statistics of Elk County

 The minuscule drop of around 3% meant that the annual crime average of Elk County hovered around the 470-incident level in 2017 as well as in 2018. Of the complaints filed, more than 430 were against property crimes, while 35 were against violent crimes.

Larceny-theft continued to have the greatest occurrence rate among property crimes, with 365 complaints instances filed. As far as violent crimes were concerned, assaults brought in the highest number of complaints, at 25 cases.

With a growth of over 30% in the rate of overall crime and an 11% rise in violent criminal incidents, the sheriff’s office of Elk County, PA, gets at least 450 complaints every year. So, over the ten years from 1999 to 2008, almost 4500 criminal incidents occurred in the area of which just about 8% were violent.

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