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How To Perform A Virginia Warrant Search

If you live in the state of Virginia and need to be sure that you are able to understand the law, you’ll need to always understand where you stand and how legal circumstances affect you. Warrants are an area of law that are particularly important to know about, so that you can find out if you have an active warrant out for your arrest or just want to know how to run a warrant search. With this in mind, this article will explain what you can do if you have a warrant out for your arrest and how you can perform a Virginia warrant search both in person and online. Performing a Virginia warrant search can save you a lot of hassle, especially if you get pulled over and a law enforcement officer let’s you know or arrests you.

Virginia Warrant SearchHow To Search For Active Warrants in Virginia

When a person has a warrant for their arrest, this is public information. The warrant is either handed down by a judge or magistrate after a sworn officer or police detective offers a statement under oath regarding the parameters of the situation. For example, if you had a court date and did not appear, the judge will typically issued a bench warrant for your arrest to ensure that you make it to the next date. A warrant is officially binding and will also appear on national databases.

When you need to find out if you have a warrant out for you, your best bet is to first and foremost determines what jurisdiction it would appear on. Start with a specific County — such as Montgomery County or James City County. You will need to search the court database for that particular County in order to see if they have an arrest warrant for your name. Speak to the court clerk in that specific jurisdiction and make sure to not reveal your own name when asking.

Most any Virginia county court clerk will be able provide you this information if there is a warrant attached to your name. Depending on where you live, the clerk might also ask you to provide date of birth and other identifying information for the person you are searching for.

Virginia Warrant Search Online

Thanks to technology, you can also search online for warrant records. Virginia, like all other states, post this information on national databases which you can search in order to see if you have any active warrants for your city, County or state. It is important to figure out what court the warrant is from so that you can handle it accordingly.

You can theoretically be arrested in any state for a warrant on any charge. However, a Virginia police department will only expand the resources it deems necessary based on the severity of your infraction or allegation. If your crime is a felony, you can be extradited from one state to another in order to face charges.

By understanding these conditions and information, you will be able perform a Virginia warrant search. This will be useful to you and allow you to manage your legal issues accordingly. For any further help, be sure to contact an attorney so that they can provide you guidance on your issue.

Are warrants in Virginia public record?

Virginia warrants are public record that anyone can find. You can contact your local sheriff department, county courthouse clerk or use the resources of an online public record website to lookup warrant information in Virginia

How can I find out if I have a Virginia warrant anonymously?

You can lookup Virginia warrants anonymously using the resources of non-government public record websites. Most 3rd party public record websites will allow you to lookup anyone's warrant confidentially and anonymously.

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95 responses to “Virginia Warrant Search

    1. Can you please elaborate what you are looking for exactly? If you are looking for an outstanding Virginia warrant we will need the full name and age of the person in question. Many people have the same first and last name so to find the correct Virginia warrant we will need as much information about the person as possible.

  1. I need to find out about a person that has warrants against them due to wanting to be a care giver and don’t have the money to pay for it.

    1. We are happy to assist with a Virginia warrant lookup for you. Please provide us with the full name and Virginia county of residence of the person in question, and we will search our Virginia warrant database for you.

      1. I need to know what my warrants are for. Im about to turn myself in.

        Bryan Christopher Steven Hess
        Smyth county va
        Marion va 24354..

        1. Unfortunately we do not have the specifics of your Virginia warrants listed. You can contact the Smyth County Sheriff Department to obtain specifics about your outstanding Virginia arrest warrants.

          Smyth County Sheriff Department Phone Number: 276-782-4056

  2. Need to find out if someone has a warrant out because I have info on where he is
    William McDowell 8/14/63 was on probation in Fredericksburg

    1. If you’re looking to report a person that you think is a wanted fugitive you can contact the Virginia Sheriff Department or the Virginia Police Department. We are not affiliated with any government agency so we can only offer you online public record support. That being said, we do show a couple different Virginia warrants for different people with the same name and a DOB is not listed. Can you confirm the age of the person in question?

        1. Our Virginia warrants don’t show what jurisdiction but you can reach out to any sheriff department or county courthouse clerk in Virginia to inquire about more detail for this active Virginia warrant

    1. If you can provide us with your daughter’s full name, age and state and county of residency we would be happy to assist you with a Virginia warrant search.

  3. My husband is being released from jail and 17 days. I need to know if he has any other active warrants that will prevent him from being released. His name is Vincent Leigh Jones he date of birth June 29th 1982. The city May either be Montgomery County or Pulaski

    1. We ran a Virginia warrant search and did not find any active warrants for Vincent Leigh Jones. You can also verify this warrant information by contacting a Virginia county courthouse clerk. They will sometimes have additional information that can be useful.

    1. Our Virginia warrant records database did not show any results for a Kayla Wright. We also checked our Virginia criminal records and did not find anything that would be associated with an active Virginia warrant

    1. We ran a check through our Virginia criminal record database and did not find any active warrants for you Brandy

    1. No active warrants came up when we ran a Virginia warrant search for you. Let us know if you’d like us to check another state for you

  4. Hello. My friend applied for disability in NC and there was a felony charge which popped up from Virginia. We would like to know what exactly this is as my friend does NOT know what this is about. Is there a way we can get to the bottom of this without going to VA?

    Thanks for your prompt response. His name is Gary F. Mello….and he lives in Kernersville, NC. 27284…(Forsyth County NC.)

    1. We don’t show any active felony Virginia warrants for Gary Mello. That being said, if you’re interested in resolving this felony criminal record issue with Gary Mello you should reach out to the courts that convicted him of a felony and request for more information.

      1. Social Security Disability representative told me that when she pulled up his name and info that it was already in the system and she said we would have to contact Virginia about it. Gary had to confirm on the form that ALL information being submitted was correct and when we told the representative that this was NOT CORRECT she said she could NOT do anything about it that we would have to contact Virginia to get it corrected. Can you provide me with whom I can contact about past charges and convictions in Virginia? Thank you kindly for your prompt attention.

        1. It sounds like you might want to consult legal counsel in the state of Virginia to inquire if there is a precedence for this and how to go about fixing an incorrect Virginia criminal record. Good luck, hopefully you resolve this issue

          1. You are most welcome, hopefully you are able to resolve this situation without to much difficulty

    1. Jen, we don’t show anything active in our Virginia warrant list for the people you mentioned. Is there a specific reason you’re looking for this Virginia warrant? We can also run a Virginia background check or criminal record search if you think they have a criminal history you would like to know more about

  5. thank you so much for getting back to me. I am also wondering about another friend who is coming to visit for a bit. Her name is Jennifer Lynn Pagan I think her birthday is 01/01/1976

    1. Jennifer Pagan did not come up with any active Virginia warrants. We also did not find any corresponding Virginia criminal records that would indicate a potential criminal warrant

    1. Jen, we are glad we could help. You can also contact your local Virginia law enforcement agency or the Virginia department of corrections if you think this person might be on probation

  6. could you run Ashley Pagan and Ashley Frye again? not sure which last name she is using at this point. I do now have a birth date 10/04/1994

    1. We still show any Virginia warrant information on the person you’ve mentioned. You can also contact your local law enforcement agency (i.e. Virginia Police) and inquire about this person.

    1. K. Owens, We ran North Hampton warrant check for Brandon Owens as well as a statewide Virginia warrant search and did not find anything active. If you feel this is a recently issued warrant then you might consider contacting your local county courthouse clerk. The courts are typically the warrant issuing agency so it’s best practice to verify this information as there are occasionally delays in reporting

  7. It has now been 5 years sinced I was sentenced, I didn’t complete my community service for the probation ordered, due to having to move out of state for a family matter. I am looking to see if there is a warrent for my arrest so i can contact an attorney to handle this due to I no longer living in the state. Sarah Hartman I was charged prince edward county I am unsure of the actual month My birthdate is september 2 1981

    1. We are happy to assist you with a Virginia warrant search however, we’ll need their full name and age to continue our search

  8. I’d like to know if I have any active warrants in the state of Virginia.

    Stacy Renee Hernandez
    46 years old
    Thank you

  9. I would like to know if I have any outstanding warrants in the counties of Frederick County Virginia Loudoun County Virginia or Stafford county Virginia . My name is Stacy Hernandez 46 years old.
    Thank you

    1. We only show an active Virginia warrant for a Stacy Lynn Hernandez, nothing comes up with the middle name Renee. It’s possible there is an open warrant if you’ve recently missed a court appearance. If this is the case then your best option is to contact the relevant Virginia courthouse and inquire about rescheduling or paying any fines or fees.

    1. You’re most welcome. Please reach out if there is any additional Virginia public record we can assist you with

    1. We checked our Virginia warrant records and did not find anything active for Markei. Was there a specific Virginia criminal record this is in reference to?

    1. We show an open Virginia warrant for a Michael Wayne Janney and we have multiple Virginia criminal records listed for this person. If you can confirm what criminal offense you thing this is related to we can confirm the Virginia criminal charges for you

  10. Hello. I’m attempting to locate a warrant for Michael Parson. DOB is 10/18/1979. Unfortunately I do not know the county in which warrant was issued. Thanks for any help.

    1. Steve, we show multiple VA warrants listed for a Michael Parson and not all the records have a DOB listed. Can you offer us a middle name to filter our results better for you?

    1. We show an active VA warrant for a Shane Michael Janney related to the Virginia criminal charges of larceny. We don’t show however if this a parole violation or a probation violation or something else. You might be able to find out more information by contacting the relevant Virginia courthouse where the warrant originated.

  11. I searched the Virginia judiciary system online to see if there was a warrant for someone I know but the cases have all been finalized and there are no mentions of a warrant. Does that mean there are no active warrants?

    1. The short answer is probably, if you’ve been unable to locate a warrant then there might bot be one. You might also want to check with your local Virginia Sheriff Department as they can also verify an active Virginia warrant for you.

  12. Active Warrant(s)?
    City of Richmond Traffic?

    Phillip Edward Gordon 12-13-1982

    1. Randy, our Virginia public records database doesn’t show anything active for you. Did you miss a court appearance or have an unpaid traffic citation or speeding violation? If so then you might have something pending and you should consider contacting the relevant VA traffic courthouse to resolve this before it becomes an issue.

  13. Hi I need to see if I have a warrant in va. Ive been basically everything search online. And not getting a answer either way. How can I find out?

    1. We ran a Virginia warrant search and found there is an open drug related criminal chargecriminal chargecriminal charge from 2017 for a Harold Lamar Duke which could possibly have an open warrant issued since it’s listed as an open or ongoing case. We don’t show any specifics of the warrant so you might want to contact your local sheriff department or the issuing courthouse and inquire with the court clerk.

  14. Hi I need to see if I have a warrant in va. Ive been basically everything search online. And not getting a answer either way. How can I find out? Ny my full name is harold addison Duke 3rd. 36 year old.

  15. Need to know if patty champ 88 has a warrant out of va? Also are you able to see nc warrants? She has one there but claims its not extraditable out of state… Could you possibly know how to find out extradition limits on the nc warrnat? And va one if there is one… Ty

    1. Patty Champ does not come up in our North Carolina criminal records database as having an active warrant and nothing shows up for Virginia either.

      Virginia Extradition Warrant

      A Virginia Extradition Warrant is court ordered warrant for a person who committed a crime to be taken back to the state where the crime took place to stand trial or be incarcerated

    1. Kevin Snow does not show up on our VA warrant search results and we did not find anything nationwide when we expanded our search

  16. There is active warrants in va for glen ray davis jr. They will not tell us what they are. Can you help please? Wythe county

    1. We do show multiple results for a Glen Davis in our Virginia database however, not all our VA warrant records have the middle name listed. Can you also confirm Glen’s age so we can filter the results for you?

  17. I need to know if David W Wagoner Jr.11/17/1976 winchester va has any warrants. I would also like to know about his wife Jamie Lea Wagoner 12/07/1982 Winchester va.

  18. I would like to look up my son David Wayne Wagoner Jr. For outstanding warrents in stephens city/ winchester va. 11/17/1976

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Last Updated: February 25, 2020

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