Before you start hunting down Clay County FL arrest warrants, it is best to have a good understanding of what an arrest warrant is, how they function, and how they can impact your life if you find that you have one.
The first thing you should know is that while they are issued in the county where the crime is thought to have been committed, they are executable across the state. This means that if you have an arrest warrant in Clay County FL, you can be arrested in any other county throughout the state. The second thing you should know is that an arrest warrant is not an indication of guilt, but rather a demand on behalf of the state of Florida to bring an individual to trial.
Clay County Floridas Sheriffs Office has a website in which there is a section that details all of the current arrest warrants. This list is though to be comprehensive, so visiting this database: p2c.claysheriff.com should give you all of the information you need to know if you are worried that you or a loved one has an existing arrest warrant.
If you find that you have an arrest warrant, it is usually best to turn yourself in. However, because we cannot give legal advice, it is critical that you contact a lawyer before proceeding with anything.
You can find information about the criminal backgrounds of individuals at web.fdle.state.fl.us, although you may be required to pay a small fee. Or you can use the above search form to instantly search through an online criminal records database.
A suite of statistics concerning population, total numbers of arrest, and other crime-related information for Clay County FL can be found at fdle.state.fl.us. According to this page, there were 9,103 arrests made in 2010, a 5% decline from 2009.