Gilmer County, GA Warrants and Arrest Records

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In Gilmer County, GA, the magistrate’s court holds exclusive authority to issue active arrest warrants in the name of people who have significant evidence against them in a criminal matter. Once these detention orders are issued, the judiciary hands over all arrest warrants’ execution to the local police department.

The sheriff’s department holds all arrest records from the area and maintains a database of outstanding arrest warrants. Apart from this, all warrants that remain un-served are also stored in a central FBI database where all peace officers can access them.

Although the state and federally maintained databases are not accessible to the public, it is possible to conduct a warrant search through their use by approaching various state agencies.

For instance, you could start your search for active warrants at the magistrate’s court that issued the arrest decree. In the case of Gilmer, it is located at 51 Broad St, Ellijay, GA 30540. Justice and judicial agencies together offer a database of sex offenders that can be accessed at

The next state agency to approach would be the county clerk’s office because the clerk of court’s department maintains all records about every matter that has ever been brought before the county courts, be they civil or criminal. Once a case is argued upon, all data about it is maintained in the court dockets. To visit the county clerk’s office, go to 1 West Sidesquare, Ellijay, Georgia 30540.

Finally, you can always approach the sheriff’s office for information on an outstanding warrant. They work out of106 Brett Dickey Memorial Drive, Ellijay, Georgia 30540 and when you seek their help, you stand an excellent chance of getting extensive information on your subject’s criminal history.


How do you get information on Gilmer County active warrants and arrests over the phone? (2021- Update)

  • Details on arrests can be obtained by calling the Corrections Division- 706-635-4625.
  • Information on Gilmer County outstanding warrants can be availed from Administration- 706-635-4162.
  • Question pertaining to the investigation of a criminal matter can be taken to Criminal Investigations- 706-635-4646.
  • General information can be sought by calling the non-emergency dispatch phone number- 706-635-8911.
  • Details about initiating a case search can be obtained from the Office of the Clerk of Court- 706-635-4462.


Crime Statistics of Gilmer County, GA

The Gilmer Sheriff’s Office received around 520 criminal complaints in 2019, compared to the 660 criminal instances of 2018. There were more than 440 property offenses and around 80 violent crimes among them.

Around 330 larceny thefts, 80 burglaries, and 30 motor vehicle thefts were included in the property offenses category. More than 60 aggravated assaults and 16 rapes were included in the violent crimes category.

The crime rate of Gilmer County, Georgia, currently stands at 12.33 per 1000 people; this means that almost 12 people become victims of crime every year for every 1000 residents.

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