An active warrant is Dooly County, Georgia can only be issued when the police petition the local court for the order. While the sitting magistrate has the final say when it comes to arrest warrants, these judicial orders cannot be issued without a direct involvement of the sheriff's department in the process.
The procedure is jump started with the submission of a formal complaint. This writ serves two purposes. One is as a means to apprise the sitting magistrate of criminal matter and the offender who is being sought in connection to it. Also, the petition is imperative for the establishment of probable cause.
When the accused cannot be tied to the incident in question based on the details of the writ alone, the witnesses and victim may be called in for a sworn testimony. The agencies that have the data pertaining to outstanding warrants from Dooly County along with arrest records from the area are listed below. You can get in touch with them for a formal warrant search.
- Police: Dooly County Justice Center, PO Box 96, 576 Pinehurst/Hawkinsville Rd, Pinehurst, Georgia 31070
- Judiciary: 209 Union St, Vienna, GA 31051
- County Clerk: 104 2nd Street, Diana, Georgia 31902
When approaching these offices make sure that you have information about the subject of your inquiry like his/her name, gender, race and additional details like a current address, age, case number, etc. Although these agencies only accept requests for name based warrants searches, the more details you have, the easier it will be to get information on your subject.
Dooly County, Georgia sheriff's department gets almost 150 complaints against crime each year; however, only about 15% of these at nearly 16 incidents are violent. The remaining 140 or so are instances of property crime. From 2001 to 2008, reported crime held steady while violent crime rose by almost 30%.