Camden County, GA is like most other counties in Georgia – – they do not make criminal records available online. Searching for outstanding arrest warrants in Camden County will not be as easy as pulling tax records or a listing of county offices. You must search for arrest records in person with the court that issues arrest warrants for Camden County.
The Magistrate’s Court issues arrest warrants in Camden County. The court has the duty of determining when probably cause exists to issue a warrant. The court can consider sworn testimony or other evidence when deciding if probably cause exists to issue an arrest warrant.
To search arrest records, you must therefore go to the Magistrate’s Court in person as they rarely give out information by telephone. The Magistrate’s Office is located at 210 East 4th Street in Woodbine, GA. If you need general information, you can contact the Magistrate by telephone at 912-576-5658.
Once an arrest warrant has been issued, it is sent to the Camden County Sheriff’s Office to be served. The Sheriff’s Office will serve the warrant and arrest the person in accordance with state law. You can contact the Sheriff’s Office by telephone at 912-510-5100. However, appearing in person at the Sheriff’s Office to ask about an active warrant in your name may result in your arrest immediately.
The Sheriff’s Office is a great resource for checking for current inmates and recent bookings. Daily arrests are available online through the Sheriff’s website. The website also contains a list of current inmates in Camden County including the charges alleged.
Compared to some other counties in Georgia, Camden County’s crime rate from 1999 through 2008 was a little lower. A crime occurred in Camden County only once about every seven hours during those years. During that time, crime rates increased 32% with violent crimes doubling. The highest level of crime was during 2008 when the number of crimes topped at approximately 1800 for the year.