In Van Zandt County, a number of specific regulations and statutes dictate the way that arrest warrants operate. In fact, these regulations have been issued from the state level, which means that every county throughout Texas must follow them. You can read the full legislation of arrest warrant laws in Texas at http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/CR/htm/CR.15.htm, and we will go over them briefly.
The most important detail of Van Zandt County arrest warrants, and arrest warrants for every other county, is that they are issued with the full authority of the state of Texas. One of the key details about this is that arrest warrants, regardless of which state they originated from, are valid and effective in every other county. This means that if you have an active arrest warrant for Van Zandt County, you can be arrested in any other county in the state.
If you find out that you have an active arrest warrant for Van Zandt County, it is usually in your best interest to turn yourself over to authorities as soon as possible. However, we are not able to give you legal advice, and because of this, you should contact a defense attorney as soon as possible. To find out if you have a current arrest warrant in Van Zandt County, you should call the Sheriff at 903-567-4133, or visit the station at 1220 W. Dallas Street, in Canton, TX 75103. Please be aware that appearing in person may mean potentially being arrested.
If you would like to look up the arrest records of the people currently serving time in Van Zandt County, you may do so here: http://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/mediasvc/offender_information/index.html. Or if you would like to see criminal records, you can use the above search form to instantly search through an online criminal records database.