You still won't be able to launch an arrest warrant search in Androscoggin County, ME through the website of the police. However, in some consolation offered to people interested in crime history data, at least it is possible to get details on local arrest records through the online portal of the sheriff's department.
However, the information offered on http://www.androscoggincountymaine.gov/sheriff.html pertains only to the most recent arrests and these may or may not have been made under the provisions of active warrants from Androscoggin County. Also, you will not find the additional information that is typically made a part of the background report such as court dispositions, correctional data, etc.
In other words, while you will know whether a person has been taken into custody or not, you will have no way of finding out if there is an outstanding warrant from Androscoggin County in the name of your subject that is yet to be executed. Also, the information on this page will be futile if you want to learn about the lifecycle of a criminal matter that this individual was involved in and how it all ended.
Fortunately, applicants who are keen on launching an inquiry on arrest warrants need not travel from one part of the county to another since all the three state agencies that are currently offering the facility for a warrant search work out of the same area. The county clerk's office, the state judiciary and the sheriff all maintain their offices at 2 Turner Street, Auburn, Maine 04210-5978.
Another way to initiate an investigation on Androscoggin County active warrants and arrest records is by filling the form on top of this page. Doing so will get you access to a private repository of crime history data collected from all 50 states.
Approximately 2800 crimes are reported in Androscoggin County, Maine annually. Of these cases, an estimated 130 complaints are filed against criminal matters that were violent. Yet, incidents of theft have given the police and the residents the most cause for concern with an annual average of nearly 2650 cases.