Susquehanna County, PA Arrest Records and Warrants

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Why stop at just rummaging through the sex offender registry when hiring someone to take care of your child or an elderly parent when you can just as efficiently conduct a warrant search? A look at an individual’s arrest records and a search for any outstanding arrest warrants from Susquehanna County, PA, issued in his/her name will help you make a safer hiring decision.

An active arrest warrant is nothing but a court order to the police to arrest a particular individual because there is probable cause in the matter to believe that he/she was indeed responsible for a criminal act. Because the magistrate’s court is the judicial entity that hands over the detention decree to the police, it would be best to start at this judicial agency when looking for information on arrest warrants.

To reach the magistrate’s court, drive down to 61 Church St, Montrose, PA 18801 at the office make a formal request for warrant-related data about the subject of your inquiry. While you can inquire about the exact procedure for conducting such a search by calling the agency on 570-278-4600, except for the very basic, no information will be relayed over the phone.

Your next stop in your quest for information on an individual’s criminal past should be the county clerk’s office. They are responsible for recording all legal happenings, be they civil or criminal, in the court dockets.

To visit the clerk of court’s office, find your way to Susquehanna County Courthouse, 11 Maple St, Montrose, PA 18801.

Finally, remember that the court services division of the local sheriff’s office requests the issue of warrants and receives the order from the magistrate for execution. So, also visit this justice agency when looking for background data. They are located at Crthse Public Ave, Montrose, Pennsylvania 18801.


How do you connect with law enforcement agencies over the phone for a Susquehanna County warrants search and arrests-data? (Checked in 2021)         

  • For information on recent arrests, dial the phone number of the Susquehanna County Detention Center- 570-278-7166.
  • For information on arrest warrants, call the Sheriff’s Department at 570-278-4600.
  • For information on arrests and warrants handled by different law enforcement offices, call:
  1. Pennsylvania State Police: 570-465-3154
  2. Forest City Borough Police: 570-785-3453
  3. Great Bend Borough Police: 570-879-1098
  4. Facebook: Great Bend Police
  5. Lanesboro Borough Police: 570-853-2911
  6. Montrose Borough Police: 570-278-1312
  7. Oakland Borough Police: 570-853-2911
  8. Silver Lake Township Police: 570-278-6818
  9. Susquehanna Borough Police: 570-853-3147
  • For victim’s rights and advocacy-related information on order of protection, contact the County Victim Services Office at 570-278-6657.
  • For looking up judicial records, call the Clerk of Court at 570-278-4600.
  • For police reports, accident reports, arrest records, and criminal records, get in touch with the Records Division at:


Crime statistics of Susquehanna County

Over 460 crimes were reported in Susquehanna County in 2018. This annual average comprised around 55 cases of violent crimes and over 400 matters pertaining to property crimes.

Over 240 complaints in the property crimes category were attributed to larceny-thefts, while burglary led to the filing of around 120 complaints. Rapes led to filing 17 complaints, while aggravated assault led to 30 complaints. Only one case was filed against homicide, but robbery led to 7 cases.

The current annual rate of crime in Susquehanna County, PA, stands at a mere average of about 160 incidents per annum. This translates to less an adventure every 48 hours. Over the ten years starting in 1999, there has been a decrease of almost 290% in the county’s crime figures.

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