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Newaygo County Michigan Warrant Search

In order to search for active arrest warrants in Newaygo County Michigan , you can either physically go to your local police department, pay a small fee and get the report you need (not the best choice of you need to check your own name) or you can use our advanced online warrant record databases to instantly and discreetly check millions of records with a single click. Use the search form above to either check your local jurisdiction, or better yet - run an Out-of-State (Nationwide) arrest warrant search, to search for warrant & arrest records found in other jurisdictions - about the individual.
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The Definition of a Warrant

Law enforcement agents can't just randomly arrest or search individuals that they believe to be involved in a crime. In order to prevent police officers from trampling on the rights of citizens, there is a due process that must be followed, and a warrant is one of these processes. A warrant is simply a signed document from a judge, allowing police to take an action. Depending upon the type of warrant, that action can be the arrest of a named individual or the search of a residence. Judges can sign off on three major types of warrants: Search Warrants, Bench Warrants, and Arrest Warrants. Each one is different depending upon the situation.

What is an Arrest Warrant?

An arrest warrant is a legal document that is signed by a judge and enables law enforcement to make an immediate arrest of an individual. These are often issued when a crime has been committed and the police have a particular suspect that they would like to apprehend. Arrest warrants give police enforcement the right to even enter homes to apprehend a suspect if necessary.

How Do You Find Out If Someone Has An Arrest Warrant Against Them?

Some law enforcement agents will notify suspects of an arrest warrant via a letter at the last known address or through a phone call. While others swoop down and make an immediate arrest. At a nominal cost, the local police department will provide you with arrest information for an individual. However, you should never check your own record in this manner because you will be immediately arrested if there are active warrants on your record. The easiest approach is to make use of an online public records service that will provide you with all of the information in one easy to read format.

What is a Bench Warrant?

It's extremely important to attend any court appearances that you are scheduled for. If you do not appear in court, a judge will hold you in contempt of court and sign a bench warrant with your name on it. From this point on, you will instantly be considered a fugitive from justice in the eyes of the law. This court order will allow the police to arrest you on sight and even enter your home in order to apprehend you. It's important to remember that there is no statute of limitations for a bench warrant. This type of warrant never expires and will only be cleared upon your death or arrest.

What is a Search Warrant?

If the police believe that a crime has been committed or is being committed in a particular area, they will request a search warrant from a judge. This document will enable them to perform a complete search on the area listed on the warrant. They can be given full rights to walk into your home to gather evidence, and you are not able to stop them. An example of this can be seen when the police use warrants to seize narcotics or weapons from a home. It's important to keep in mind that a search warrant is extremely specific, and will often label the exact location, the specific evidence, and time of search. Police officers cannot continuously return to your home to gather more evidence unless another search warrant is obtained. If law enforcement officers violate any of the conditions of the warrant, they will not be allowed to present the evidence in court.

What are Outstanding Warrants and Active Warrants?

Outstanding warrants and active warrants are synonymous and used interchangeably in the court system. Active warrants are placed against an individual when they have either been suspected of committing a crime (arrest warrant) or if they did not appear for a court date (bench warrant). An active or outstanding warrant gives the police the right to immediately arrest the individual on sight, using all necessary means. The term outstanding warrant is generally used when describing an older warrant from a fugitive that has been avoiding police arrest for quite some time. Do not confuse this term, and believe that it means `expired warrant', because arrest warrants never expire.

Searching For Arrest Warrants in Newaygo County Michigan

When doing a search for active arrest warrants, there are a few methods that can be used. You can go down to the local police department and obtain a records search by providing the officer with pertinent information and paying a small fee for the results. However, you are advised against using this method if you are checking up on yourself or a friend. If you are doing a personal search on yourself and an arrest warrant appears on record, you will be arrested immediately. If it is for a friend, you will be subjected to questioning and possibly risk your friend's freedom or even worse endanger your own freedom for aiding a fugitive from justice. The most common method to search for arrest warrants is through a public online service like GovWarrantSearch.org. One major benefit of this type of online service is that you are able to gather information about yourself or anyone else in the privacy of your own home. In addition, a good online warrant search site will provide you with more information because you can either specifically search for warrants in Newaygo County Michigan, or you can perform either statewide or even a nationwide search to review an individual's complete record. This saves you numerous trips to multiple police departments. You should also keep in mind that a visit to the local police department will only show you results from that local area and you could be missing information from other jurisdictions.

Is It Possible To Have An Arrest Warrant On File And Not Know About It?

Probably one of the biggest misconceptions of arrest warrants is that the police will notify you and allow you to surrender yourself with an attorney. Sure, this happens sometimes, but law enforcement agents aren't required to make proper notification in advance of incarceration. Most people are informed of the warrant at the time of their arrest. Depending on the crime and workload of the police department, officers may arrive at your place of work, home, or the home's of family and friends to attempt to serve their warrant and make an arrest.

How Can I Avoid Being Apprehended With An Arrest Warrant On File?

Avoiding arrest with an arrest warrant on file would certainly prove to be a difficult life, and not recommended. The police can make an arrest at your home or work, so you will always be looking over your shoulder. Police records show that the majority of individuals with an arrest warrant against them are arrested on a minor traffic stop. An arrest warrant never goes away, and the police will eventually catch up with you.

When Does A Warrant Expire?

The only type of warrant that has an expiration date is a search warrant. Arrest warrants and bench warrants will only expire upon the death of the convict or a court appearance (usually due to an arrest). These types of warrants do not have any statute of limitations and have no expiration date.

General Information from wikipedia: 
Newaygo County, Michigan Newaygo County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is part of the Grand Rapids–Wyoming, MI, Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2000 census, the population was 47,874. The county seat is White Cloud. Newaygo County was either named for an Ojibwe leader who signed the Saginaw Treaty of 1819 or for a Native American word meaning much water. See List of Michigan county name etymologies. Geography According to theU.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 861 square miles (2,231 km²), of which, 842 square miles (2,182 km²) of it is land and 19 square miles (49 km²) of it (2.21%) is water. The county is considered to be part ofWest Michigan. Newaygo County is considered to be part of theRoman Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids. Geographic features The county contains more than 230 natural lakes. The combined total of all the rivers and streams is longer than 350 miles. Built at the beginning of the 20th century, there are three huge dams:Croton,Hardyand Newaygo. The Hardy Dam is the largest earthen dam east of the Mississippi. Over half of the county is in theManistee National Forest. Rivers Muskegon River Rogue River White River Michigan State Trunklines M-20 M-37 M-82 M-120 Newaygo County Intercounty Highways B-31(runs along Muskegon County line; maintained by Muskegon County) B-35 B-96 Adjacent counties Lake County(north) Mecosta County(east) Montcalm County(east) Kent County(southeast) Muskegon County(southwest) Oceana County(west) National protected area Manistee National Forest(part) Demographics As of the census of 2000, there were 47,874 people, 17,599 households, and 12,935 families residing in the county. The population density was 57 people per square mile (22/km²). There were 23,202 housing units at an average density of 28 per square mile (11/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 94.80% White, 1.12% Black or African American, 0.65% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.63% from other races, and 1.48% from two or more races. 3.85% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 20.5% were of German, 14.4% Dutch, 12.1% American, 9.4% English, 8.1% Irish and 5.0% Polish ancestry according to Census 2000. 95.7% spoke English and 3.2% Spanish as their first language.There were 17,599 households out of which 35.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.20% were married couples living together, 9.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.50% were non-families. 22.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.13.In the county the population was spread out with 29.10% under the age of 18, 7.40% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 12.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 99.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.20 males.The median income for a household in the county was $37,130, and the median income for a family was $42,498. Males had a median income of $35,549 versus $22,738 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,976. About 9.00% of families and 11.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.60% of those under age 18 and 8.50% of those age 65 or over. Economy Tourism is the most important economic activity in Newaygo County.[citation needed] Secondly is a blend of agricultural and small manufacturing. International baby food manufacturer Gerber Products Company is currently the county's largest employer with approximately 1,300 employees.Newaygo County also has a large number summer cottage residents. Fishermen can find many steelhead in the spring and salmon in the fall within the county's rivers and streams. Camping, hunting, cross country skiing, bicycling, birding and ORVing is common in the Manistee National Forest. Notable Companies Bolthouse Farms- Grant (Closed operations in Grant June 2010. Still in operating in CA) County of Newaygo- White Cloud Dura Automotive Systems- Fremont Gerber Memorial Health Services- Fremont Gerber Products Company- Fremont Grant Tower- Grant Magna Donnelly- Newaygo North American Refractories- White Cloud Valspar Corporation- Fremont Wilbur Ellis- Grant Government The county government operates the jail, maintains rural roads, operates the major local courts, keeps files of deeds and mortgages, maintains vital records, administers public health regulations, and participates with the state in the provision of welfare and other social services. The county board of commissioners controls the budget but has only limited authority to make laws or ordinances. In Michigan, most local government functions — police and fire, building and zoning, tax assessment, street maintenance, etc. — are the responsibility of individual cities and townships. Newaygo County elected officials Prosecuting Attorney: Chrystal Roach Sheriff: Michael S. Mercer County Clerk: Laurel J. Breuker County Treasurer: Holly Moon Register of Deeds: Linda M. Landheer Drain Commissioner: Patricia L. Baker County Surveyor: Norman L. Ochs (information as of July 2010) Festivals & Events City-Wide Yard Sales - Grant Frontier Festival - Grant Harvest Festival - Fremont Logging Festival - Newaygo Bitely Home Coming - Bitely National Baby Food Festival- Fremont Pow Wow - White Cloud Santa Parade - Fremont Trout Fest - Newaygo West Michigan’s Longest Yard Sale- Grant, Newaygo, White Cloud, Bitely Winterfest - Newaygo Historical Sites In Newaygo County there are 16 locations that the Michigan's State Historic Preservation Office has designated as historical. Two of the sixteen sites have been listed with the National Register of Historic Places.Big Prairie Grange Hall No. 935 - Goodwell Twp Birch Grove School - Lincoln Twp Croton Congregational Church - Croton Twp Croton Hydroelectric Plant- Croton Twp Ensley Windmill Tower First Christian Reformed Church (Demolished) - Fremont Gerber, Cornelius, Cottage - Sheridan Charter Twp Grant Depot and Water Tower- Grant Hardy Hydroelectric Plant- Big Prairie - Twp Lilley District No. 5 School - Lilley Twp Oak Grove District No. 3 Schoolhouse - Croton Twp Penoyer's Sawmill - Newaygo Saint Mark's Episcopal Church - Newaygo Weaver, Daniel, House - Denver Twp White Cloud Village Hall (Demolished) - White Cloud Woods, John F., Residence - Newaygo Cities Fremont, city Grant, city Newaygo, city White Cloud, city Villages Hesperia, village (partially) Unincorporated communities Bitely,unincorporated community Brunswick, unincorporated community Riverview, unincorporated community Woodland Park, unincorporated community
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