Are you concerned that there is an arrest warrant out in your name in Lamar County, Texas? No matter why you are afraid of having a warrant out for you, there are certain things you need to do as soon as possible to minimize the impact that such a thing can have on your life. The first thing you need to do is to confirm whether or not you have a warrant. You can do this by contacting the Lamar County Sheriff by emailing their offices at sheriff et co.lamar.tx.us. As many sheriff’s offices will require you to appear in person to make such a request, you can find their office at 125 Brown Ave., in Paris, Texas 75460. Please note that if you decide to visit the office in person, you may be arrested. We, therefore, strongly advise contacting an attorney.
As Lamar County is home to almost 50,000 people, as of the 2008 census, crime rates tend to be higher here than in other, less-populous counties. You can see full census data for Lamar County at https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/popest.html. At the end of 2010, as many as 626 people were serving time in Lamar County’s prisons, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justices 2010 report, which you can find at https://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/documents/Statistical_Report_FY2014.pdf.
The TDCJ also provides a tool that can search through all of the arrest records for persons currently in prison anywhere in Texas, including Lamar County. You can find this tool at https://offender.tdcj.texas.gov/OffenderSearch/index.jsp.
How do you obtain details pertaining to Lamar County warrants and arrests? (Revised in 2021)
- To find out about recent arrests, dial the phone number of the Lamar County Jail Main Office- (903) 737-2404.
- To file a request for arrest records, contact the Sheriff’s Office at (903) 737-2400.
- To inquire about outstanding warrants, call the Lamar County Court at (903)737-2410.
- To learn the procedure for a judicial records check, call the Court Clerk at (903)737-2427.
- To contact Victim/Witness Services, call the Lamar County Attorney’s Office at (903)737-2458.
Crime statistics of Lamar County
Between 2018 and 2019, the annual crime average of Lamar County increased by almost 56%. As opposed to the incident rate of 104 cases in 2018, in the following year, 163 complaints were filed with the Sheriff’s Office. Of these complaints, 135 were against property crimes, and 28 were against violent crimes.