Warrants FAQ

Warrants FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

What warrants are listed?

  • Dataset only contains active warrants issued since April 2011 and those disposed/served within the last 30 days.

What should I do if I know someone on this list?

  • Contact your local law enforcement agency or the Quad Cities Crime Stoppers.
  • Do not attempt to physically apprehend any individual.
  • Warrants must be confirmed for validity by authorized law enforcement and no action should be taken based solely on this website listing.

What if I am on the list?

If your name appears on the list and you have an attorney, contact them for guidance. You may also report to the Clerk of the Court's Office on the 1st floor in the Scott County Courthouse between 0800-0900 hrs. Inform them you are here to surrender for a warrant and they will pull your case. A Scott County Sheriff's Bailiff will escort you to a waiting area where your warrant will be read to you.

You will then appear in front of a judge for the warrant. It is then up to the judge to release you or remand you into custody. It is recommended when you surrender to have bond money available in the event you are taken into custody.

What is a Warrant?

An arrest warrant is issued by a judge or magistrate which authorizes the arrest and detention of an individual.

An arrest warrant shall:

  • contain an adequate showing of probable cause;
  • be issued by a neutral and detached judge or magistrate;
  • be issued on the basis of a police affidavit that does not contain known or reckless falsehoods;
  • and describe the person to be seized.

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