When local law enforcement officials have compelling reason to believe that they know which individual committed a particular crime, they are able to speak with a judge or a magistrate and request an arrest warrant be placed against the person indicated. Assuming that the judge or magistrate of the court approves, they will sign the arrest warrant, giving law enforcement officials 48 hours to apprehend the person indicated. In order for Menard County warrants to be considered valid, they must also have the name of the suspect accused and the name of the crimes they stand accused of having committed. The full language of Texas arrest warrants can be found at https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/CR/htm/CR.15.htm.
If youre concerned that a warrant has been placed in your name, it is crucial to get in contact with police officials as soon as possible. You may do so either by visiting the sheriff of Menard County at 205 Tipton, in Menard, TX 76859, or by calling 325-396-4705. As many counties throughout Texas only divulge warrant information in person, it may be necessary for you to visit the sheriffs office. When searching for arrest records for Menard County TX, you can use this database, as provided by the TDCJ: https://offender.tdcj.texas.gov/OffenderSearch/index.jsp . Or, you can use the above search form to instantly search through an online criminal records database.
If a warrant has been issued for you, we highly advise that you turn yourself in as quickly as possible. Often, this will allow the courts to grant you a greater degree of leniency. If an arrest warrant has been issued for another county within the state of Texas, then all of the above still applies. This is because Texas, and not individual counties, issue both arrest and active warrants.