Smyth County, Virginia Arrest Records and Warrants

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A lot of people believe that the only way for the police to apprehend a person is through the use of a Smyth County, Virginia arrest warrant. While this assumption is partly true, it does not hold when it comes to felonies. In case of serious criminal offenses like homicide, assault and rape, the offender can be arrested without a judicial order.

However, if the matter involves a misdemeanor, the police will have to get an active warrant from the local criminal tribunal before taking the accused into custody. It will also help to know here that when an investigation has to be conducted into the matter and the role of a person is not immediately apparent; the police will usually get a warrant against this individual.

When a judicial order is required to bring in the accused and also if the arrest occurs without an arrest directive, a person can only be committed to custody on the basis of probable cause. In case of active warrants from Smyth County, it is the magistrate's responsibility to establish that there is enough evidence to accuse a person of a criminal act.

However, in cases where arrest warrants have not been sought, any lapse on this clause can mean that the matter may not go to trial as the detention itself will be deemed inappropriate. When looking for information on criminal history a warrant search will be adequate in establishing the subject's involvement in any nefarious incidents.

Because Smyth County outstanding warrants and arrest records and both reflected in the results of such an inquiry, this is the simplest and the fastest way to learn about a person's background. For a warrant search, you can head to:

  • Law enforcement: 111 West Court Street, Marion, Virginia 24354
  • Judiciary: 109 W Main St, Marion, VA 24354
  • County clerk: PO Box 1025, Marion, Virginia 24354

Almost 550 criminal incidents transpire in Smyth County, VA, annually. While only about 50 of these are of a violent nature, the remaining criminal occurrences have to do with vandalism, theft, robbery and other property related crimes. Since, 2005 there has been an increase of almost 90% in both crime categories.

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