Scouring the web for records of arrest and even arrest warrants can have one of a wide number of different outcomes. If you’re lucky, then you will stumble across our articles on the topic or upon the official, county-maintained sources. However, what is far more likely is that you will end up at some private search engine that gets paid to send you to websites that arent necessarily the most well-suited for your search.
Thankfully, you found our article and hopefully early on.
If you are searching for arrest warrants for Cameron County, then there are a few things you need to know. The first thing is that the county itself doesn’t provide an active database of all persons with active arrest warrants for Cameron County. However, they maintain a list of Cameron County’s Most Wanted, which can be useful if you are just curious. You can find this list here: http://www.co.cameron.tx.us/sheriffs/mostwanted.htm.
If you wish to inquire about the status of your own arrest record, we recommend contacting the Sheriff of Cameron County directly. You may contact them in person at 7300 Old Alice Road, in Olmito.
The best way you can read arrest records is to pay a visit to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice website. There, you can find a search tool that can list all persons currently in jail, as well as what they did to get themselves put there. You can find this tool at https://offender.tdcj.texas.gov/OffenderSearch/index.jsp.
How do you get information about arrests and warrants from Cameron County over the phone? (2021)
In simple words, if you are looking for details on active warrants, you cannot find these by picking up the phone and dialing a number. However, if you only need information on arrests, you are sure to have some luck. Here are the phone numbers that you should try:
- Only to file a complaint or to give a crime tip, you can call the Sheriff’s Office on 956-554-6700.
- To know about arrests in the last 24 hours, call the Old County Jail on 956-544-0865. Also, try out the phone number of the Carrizales Detention Center- 956-554-6701.
- If you need judicial records from the District Court, you will have to visit the office of the District Clerk because these are felony cases that you are talking about. But, you can find out about court dates by calling the office on 956-544-0838.
- The County Clerk’s Office is unlikely to help you with details on outstanding warrants over the phone. But, you can call them to inquire how to handle an arrest warrant issued in your name or a traffic violation fine. For this call them on 956-544-0826.
Crime statistics for Cameron County, TX
There wasn’t a big difference in the crime rates of Cameron County for 2018 and 2019. In both years, nearly 1100 criminal complaints were filed with the police over a span of twelve months. Of these complaints, approximately 950 cases involved property crimes, while only 150 incidents were violent crimes.