Kent County Warrants and Arrest Records Search

Maryland Arrest Records and Warrant Search

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Looking for an arrest warrant search in Kent County, MD? Go no further than the local justice agencies. From the department of the sheriff to that of the county clerk and even the office of the magistrate who issued the active warrant will be happy to provide information pertaining to legal orders and arrests.

These are the three agencies that participate in the process used for the release of arrest warrants and other judicial directives including search orders. On the other hand, criminal summons and bench warrants have a different process of issue. Of these two, the former is handed out when the complainant is a civilian and not a police officer.

A bench warrant is released to order the arrests of criminals who do not show up in court as ordered or fail to obey a legal decree. The issue process followed for search orders and arrest warrants is almost the same. In fact, these directives are often sought together as Kent County active warrants do not authorize police officer to search through a property to find incriminating items.

Also, a search order is required when law enforcement agents have to gain entry into private premises other than those owned by the accused. These decrees are released on the basis of probable cause. Hence to find information on arrest records and outstanding warrants from Kent County, you can approach:

  • Law enforcement agency: 104 Vickers Drive, Unit B, Chestertown, Maryland 21620
  • The county magistrate: 103 N Cross St, Chestertown, MD 21620
  • The clerk of court: Kent County Courthouse, Chestertown, Maryland 21620

In Kent County, Maryland, almost 350 crimes get reported every year and of these complaints nearly 15% are brought in against violent criminal matters. In fact, the crime situation of the area has distinctly worsened in the last couple of years, with violent criminal occurrences logging in a growth of almost 70% and overall criminal activity increasing by nearly 50%.