Throughout the state of Texas, every county must derive its arrest warrant laws from Texas Code of Criminal Procedure. You can read this statute at http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/CR/htm/CR.15.htm, or continue reading below for an explanation of how arrest warrants function in Texas, as well as information for finding out if you have a current warrant for Zavala County TX.
An arrest warrant is permission from the state of Texas to an individual county that allows it to arrest and try an individual believed to have committed a crime. An arrest warrant can be created when law enforcement officials appear in court and demonstrate evidence to a judge that links a suspect to a crime. If the judge accepts that enough evidence was presented, he will authorize the Zavala County TX arrest warrant, permitting law enforcement 48 hours to arrest the individual.
All arrest warrants in Texas must include the name of the suspect, the crimes the suspect is accused of committing, and the signature of the authorizing judge. Because TX arrest warrants are issued by an individual county and are applicable statewide, fleeing from a Zavala County arrest warrant to another county will not prevent that warrant from being executed. If you believe youve an active warrant in Zavala County TX, we strongly recommend contacting a defense attorney immediately.
The best way to determine whether or not youve an arrest warrant in Zavala County TX is to contact the sheriff of that county. This can be done either at the Zavala County Courthouse, in Crystal City, TX 78839, or by telephone at 830-374-3615. Or you can use the above search form to instantly search through an online criminal records database.
Because of arrest warrants filed in Zavala County TX, 12 people were in jail at the end of 2010, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justices Annual Report filed at https://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/documents/Statistical_Report_FY2014.pdf .