There is an array of information on the web about how to find out what crimes have taken place in your community. You can find information on anything ranging from warrants to court cases that have taken place in Cuyahoga County, Ohio with just a search.
The Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office Records Division (HERE) is made up of six divisions, two of which are criminal records and warrants. You can find out if someone has a warrant by following the instructions at the link above. Likewise, if you have ever wondered “Do I have a warrant?”, this is also the path that you would take to find that information out. Additionally, a list of wanted criminals in your area can be found HERE. This list includes the option to look at mugshots online and can be accessed at anytime.
If you would like to find out if someone has been arrested, past or present, information on how to carry this out can be found HERE. You will be able to request information on felony and misdemeanor arrests, check for a DUI, and obtain police reports.
Court Records and Cases
Things get even simpler when you want to look up court records, cases, and dockets. By using the site HERE, you can view a range of court information. Civil/domestic, criminal, and court of appeals cases are all options to search for. You can do this via name or case number and gain insight into the court docket and specifics of the case. The site states that “Only the official court records available from the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts, available in person, should be relied upon as accurate and current”.
The state of Ohio is required to maintain a proper, up to date database of sex offenders. The Cuyahooga County Sheriffs Department Sexual Offenders Unit makes the promise that they are in complete compliance with Ohio state law. More information about offenders that must notify their surrounding residence as well as more information on the Sexual Offenders Unit can be found HERE. To find out if someone is a registered sex offender in your area, use the State of Ohio’s sex offender registry HERE.
As of now, Cuyahoga County does not offer an electronic jail inmate search. In place of this, some of the steps above can be taken to determine if your person of interest is a current inmate. Court records and reports made by police can be requested in order to gain more information on the possibility of this person being an inmate. Otherwise, a call to the Corrections Center can give you the information you are seeking. Take a look at the Cuyhoga County Inmate Information page HERE for more information on this and current inmates. You can also get more information on a wide variety of topics here.