The Court Services Division of the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office handles the county courts’ criminal process functions. Once an arrest warrant is issued, the Sheriff’s Office handles serving the warrant and processing the defendant. The Support Services Division of the Sheriff’s Office maintains the records for the office. To search for arrest records, you can contact the Sheriff’s Office at 119 Old Monticello Road, Milledgeville, GA 31061, or by telephone at 478-445-4891.
The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office has a link to the Macon Regional Crimestoppers website. The website claims to maintain a list of active and outstanding arrest warrants. This may also be a useful tool when searching for arrest records in Baldwin County. This website is not a government site; therefore, any information you get from this site should be verified with the appropriate court in Baldwin County.
The Magistrate’s Court issues the arrest warrants in Baldwin County have heard testimony to establish probable cause for a warrant. The Magistrate Court is a useful resource when searching for criminal records. You can contact the court at 121 N. Wilkinson Street, Suite 107, Milledgeville, GA 31061, or by telephone at 478-445-4446.
Once a hearing has been held on an outstanding warrant, the Clerk of Court will maintain the hearing records. To search the criminal records at the Clerk of Court, you must go to the office at 121 N. Wilkinson Street, Suite 209 in Milledgeville, GA 31061. The Clerk’s Office will have records of all hearings related to a criminal arrest warrant, including the verdict and the sentencing.
On average, from 1999 through 2008, 1,262 crimes occurred in Baldwin County each year. Except for 2005, reported crimes stayed under 1,000 per year through 2006. However, in 2007, crimes in Baldwin County more than doubled. Even though crime increased by 58% over the ten years, violent crimes fell by 5%.