The court of the magistrate issues Logan County, Illinois active warrants and other judicial instruments like search orders. A tribunal of this level, which has criminal jurisdiction, is in charge of pre warrant hearings and issue of arrest warrants. On the other hand, a civil tribunal has the authority to hear civil cases where the claim amount does not exceed $15,000.
A pre warrant hearing is held to make sure that there is adequate merit in the case formed by the sheriff's office against the individual in question. Only after probable cause is established will the sitting magistrate sign on the arrest order making it a Logan County active warrant. This document is handed over to the police with the copy of the affidavit that they filed in court which intimated the judiciary of the crime and the involvement of the person accused of it.
These detention orders are served promptly after release; however, even if they cannot be executed they remain in effect in the form of Logan outstanding warrants. If the order is used to take the accused into custody, the office of the sheriff will include every bit of data pertaining to it in their arrest records before sending it to the magistrate's court.
Also, the county clerk's office is kept in the loop because they store the court dockets and make them accessible to the public. So, as soon as the pre warrant hearing is held, all records relating to the case are sent to the office of the clerk of court. Hence, you can find details on active and outstanding warrants from all these agencies; their contact details are as follows:
- The sheriff's: 601 Broadway Rm 23, Lincoln, Illinois 62656
- The County clerk's: 601 Broadway St, Lincoln, IL 62656
- The magistrate's: As given above
If you are still not sure about a warrant search, these following figures should convince you. With an estimated 450 crimes occurring in Logan County, Illinois per annum, this is certainly not an area of the state with a lowest crime rate. Fortunately, for residents only about 5% of these occurrences are violent in nature while an astonishing 20% are related to property crimes.