Looking for arrest records in Thomas County will require a trip down to the county courthouse. Thomas County does not maintain arrest records online; therefore, the only way to search for active or outstanding arrest warrants is to go to the court and request a records search.
The Thomas County Magistrate’s Court is responsible for issuing arrest warrants for the county. To search for arrest records, you should start by visiting the Magistrate’s Court. The court is located at 921 Smith Avenue, Thomasville, GA 31792.
The Clerk of Court maintains court records. To search for criminal records or other court records, contact the Thomas County Clerk of Court at 325 N. Madison Street, Thomasville, GA 31792.
The Thomas County Sheriff’s Office handles serving arrest warrants. The physical address of the Sheriff’s Office is 921 Smith Street, Thomasville, GA 31792. Be careful of checking with the Sheriff’s Office in person for arrest warrants for yourself because you may be arrested if the Sheriff has any outstanding warrants for your arrest.
If you want to check to see if someone is currently incarcerated within the State of Georgia, you can do an online search with the Georgia Department of Corrections. You can search by name or by the GDC ID number.
Is it possible to get information on Thomas County arrests and warrants over the phone? (2021-Update)
- Jail Bookings, to know about recent arrests- (229) 225-3312.
- Sheriff’s non-emergency phone number to inquire about police reports and arrest records- (229) 225-4151.
- The Patrol Division to know about arrest warrants- (229) 225-3307.
- Criminal Investigations for information pertaining to the handling and status of a criminal case- (229) 225-3315.
- Court Clerk, for judicial records- (229) 225-4108.
- District Attorney’s Office, for victim’s assistance- (229) 226-6141.
Crime Statistics of Thomas County, GA
Almost 800 criminal complaints were filed by the Thomas Sheriff’s Department in 2019, compared to the 1400 crimes reported in 2018. The figure included more than 730 property offenses and 70 crimes against people.
The following types of property crimes were reported: 519 larceny thefts, 165 burglaries, and 42 motor vehicle thefts. More than 45 aggravated assaults, 8 rapes, and 15 robberies were among the violent offenses committed.
The crime rate in Thomas County had remained the same from 1999 through 2008, except for 2006 when the crime rate in Thomas County was virtually non-existent. Crimes increased over the ten years by 13%, with violent crimes increasing by 35%. Of the 13,968 crimes committed during this time, only 10 of those were murder. Most crimes were theft or burglary related.