In Bibb County, Georgia, warrants are issued by the Magistrate Court. Once the warrant is issued, it is processed by the Administrative Division of the sheriff’s office. The division handles support functions for the sheriff’s department, including civil processes, court services, communications, special operations, training sections, crime analysis, and warrants. When the warrant has been processed as an active warrant, which means that it has been issued but not yet executed, it passes to the Warrant Division of the sheriff’s office Patrol Division. The officers in this division serve both misdemeanor and felony active warrants and outstanding warrants, which have been active for a certain period without being executed. Furthermore, they transport fugitives to agencies both locally and outside the state, process production orders from the courts, and keep records on assigning and maintaining office equipment and vehicles.
To receive arrest warrant information, contact the Bibb County sheriff’s department Warrant Division at 478-621-5643. You can request information from the Magistrate Court by calling 478-621-6495 or visiting the court at 601 Mulberry Street, Room 101 Courthouse, Macon, GA, 31201. The Magistrate Court also maintains a searchable database online, located at http://www.co.bibb.ga.us/magcourtcivil/cmcasesearch.aspx, where you can look up specific criminal and civil cases, based on the individual’s name, the type of case, the case number, and the dates in which it occurred. The Bibb County District Attorney also offers a searchable database of criminal cases, which is located at http://www.maconbibb.us/district-attorney/. Finally, the sheriff’s office maintains a sex offender search database, which can be found online at http://www.co.bibb.ga.us/BSOSexOffender/default.asp. They also offer the Bibb County Jail Inmate Information System online at http://www.co.bibb.ga.us/BSOInmatesOnline/BSOSearchPage.asp, which lists arrest records and incarceration information for individuals by name.
From 2008 to 2010, there were more than 33,000 crimes committed in Bibb County, Georgia. They included car theft, burglary, larceny, robbery, murder, assault, and rape. In 2008 more than 11,500 crimes were committed. Although in 2009 the number dropped slightly to just over 10,500. It rose again in 2010 to just above 11,000 crimes. This is a sobering trend for Bibb County.