There are public records sites aplenty in the cyber world but the same cannot be said for portals that offer arrest warrant searches in Somerset County, ME. In fact, many state agencies give a detailed explanation of how a background report sought from such sites can vary significantly from the arrest records provided by criminal justice entities and private establishments that deal in crime history information.
If you are looking for birth, death, marriage and probate details, you can use the public record websites over the internet. In terms of crime data, at the most you will be told about the arrests that were effected in connection with a criminal charge which was proved; that is the defendant was found guilty.
On the other hand, if you go to one of the three state agencies listed below, you can find out about what happened in the pre trial stages of a criminal matter including the issue of Somerset County active warrants, if arrests were made or are still pending and post detention details including how the trial culminated and processing of the convict thereafter.
If you get in touch with a private player you could get information on outstanding warrants and arrest records from all parts of the United States. However, these agencies will not be able to furnish a background report. So, if you need a certificate of conduct, you can get in touch with the following agencies for your arrest warrants inquiry:
- Law enforcement agency: 131 East Madison Road, Madison, Maine 04958
- The county magistrate: 41 Court St, Skowhegan, ME 04976
- The clerk of court: PO Box 247, Skowhegan, Maine 04976
How do you obtain details pertaining to Somerset County warrants and arrests? (Revised in 2021)
- To request an arrest report or the police report of an incident/accident, call 207-474-9591.
- To learn more about active warrants, call 207-474-9518.
- For information on recent arrests, call 207-474-7409.
- For details on victim’s advocacy and services, call 207-474-2423.
- For inquiries about court dates and judicial records, call 207-474-5161.
Crime statistics of Somerset County
The Somerset Sheriff’s Department received 329 criminal complaints in 2019, compared to 360 instances in 2018. There were 296 property offenses and 33 crimes against people among them.
Around 212 larceny thefts, 59 burglaries, and 25 motor vehicle thefts were among the property offenses recorded. Nearly 16 aggravated assaults, 14 rapes, and 3 robberies were among the reported violent offenses.
Older crime statistics
In the 9 years from 2000 onwards, each year about 1100 criminal complaints were filed in Somerset County, Maine. This includes nearly 800 incidents of theft, 200 cases of burglary and about 20 instances of assault. All in all, violent criminal acts were responsible for a mere 3.5% of the annual incident total.