Goochland County warrants and Arrest Records Search

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Getting an arrest warrant search in Goochland County means that you are on the right path to safeguarding your personal and professional interests. Even if you were to ignore the ever-increasing crime rates across the state of VA, you could not dismiss the fact that often criminal elements lurk within the society under the guise of decency.

In fact, it often becomes impossible to tell people with a criminal history to their name apart from individuals who were never involved in illicit acts. The only way to find out about what a person has been up to is to look for active warrants and arrest records in his name. For this, you can approach more than one state agency.

Of course, it would make sense to take your inquiry to the police first. The sheriff’s office not only serves outstanding warrants but also places the request for these orders for arrests. Once the warrant is issued, it is held by the police till it can be executed.

You can also go to the magistrate court for information on warrants and arrests because the judge issues Goochland County arrest warrants and other legal provisions. Finally, the county clerk’s office, which handles the court dockets, can tell you about civil and criminal cases in the name of your subject. To contact these agencies, go to:

  • Law enforcement: PO Box 29, Goochland, Virginia 23063
  • Judiciary: 2938 River Rd W, Goochland, VA 23063
  • County clerk: Route 6, Goochland, Virginia 23063

Is there any way to get information about Goochland County active warrants and arrests over the phone? (2021-Update)           

  • To inquire about recent arrests, call the Sheriff’s Office main phone line-804-556-5349.
  • To seek details on active warrants, contact the Magistrate at 804-556-5363.
  • To get victim/witness assistance, call the District Attorney’s Office at 804-556-5370.
  • To request a case search, call the Clerk of Court-(Circuit) 804-556-5353 and (District) 804-556-5309.

Crime statistics of Goochland County

In 2019, about 175 criminal complaints were filed in Goochland County. Of these, 160 were for property crimes like larceny-theft (135), burglary (17), and car theft (8). There were 5 cases of serious assault and 7 cases of rape among the 13 complaints filed in the category of violent crimes.

Older crime statistics

Of the 240 criminal complaints filed in Goochland County, Virginia, every year, only about 10% are violent incidents. Every year, almost 40 cases are registered against murder, sexual assault, battery, etc. In the last few years, there was a rise of almost 10% in the number of reported crimes; this also impacted the rate of violent crime, which surged by 25%.

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