Just as every other county throughout the state of Texas, Uvalde County must follow the arrest warrant laws that have been laid out at the state level. Because these laws are created by the state and serve as guideposts for each county, arrest warrants’ regulations are the same in each county. Further, because arrest warrants are issued with Texas’s explicit authority, a warrant for one county is valid in every other county in the state. This means that if you receive an arrest warrant for Uvalde County, TX, you can be arrested in any other county.
All Uvalde County arrest warrants must include the name of the person believed to have committed a crime, an explanation of what that crime was, and the authorizing judge’s signature. An arrest warrant can only be created once police officers show evidence implicating an individual in a crime. Once signed, suspects must be arrested within 48 hours.
Uvalde County TX does not provide an online listing of all of its currently active warrants. If you would like to find out whether you have an active Uvalde County warrant, you should instead get in contact with Uvalde County’s sheriff. This can be done by calling 830-278-4111 or visiting 121 E. Nopal Rd., in Uvalde, Texas 78801. To look into records of the arrest of current prison inmates, you can use a search tool provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice at https://offender.tdcj.texas.gov/OffenderSearch/index.jsp. Or you can use the above search form to search through an online criminal records database instantly.
According to the Annual Statistical Report of the TDCJ, 97 people were imprisoned in Uvalde County at the end of 2010 at the county level and 14 at the state level. You can read this report at https://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/documents/Statistical_Report_FY2014.pdf.