Barton County, Kansas outstanding warrants can be served without any thought to restrictions of time or geography. In simple words, you could be anywhere, in your own home, driving down a road in your car or in a pub with a colleague and the police can come in and march you down to the jail with handcuffs and all added for good measure.
The only way to deal with active warrants from Barton County is to let an attorney handle the situation for you. If you approach a lawyer early on, he may be able to settle the case for you and you may even be let off with a fine, community service, probation or a brief sentence, depending on the crime in question.
Remember that local police and the sheriffs’ offices of all other counties in the state and country have access to a central database which has arrest records and information on active warrants from all 50 states, so there is no chance of evading arrests. In fact, you will just be diminishing your chances of being released on bail if you run for too long.
Sometimes handling bench warrants and arrest warrants issued in misdemeanors only involves paying a fine. The best thing that you can do for yourself is find out about such judicial provisions issued against you by conducting a warrant search and deal with them promptly. To look for such orders, you can go to:
- The office of the sheriff: 1416 Kansas Ave, Great Bend, Kansas 67530
- The court of the magistrate: 1400 Main Street, Great Bend, KS 67530
- The department of the county clerk: 1400 Main Street Courthouse, Suite 205, Great Bend, Kansas 67530
Just about 520 crimes are reported in Barton County, KS every year; however, this average may not hold for too long given the fact that the rate of crime in both the violent and reported incident categories have gone up by almost 100%. This doubling of rates and its impact can be seen clearly in the figures of 2008 which went well above the previous crime figures to reach almost 1000 incidents.