How to Find Out if You Have a Warrant in San Bernardino County, California

By Ireland Wolfe
There are many unserved arrest warrants in San Bernardino County.
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Various methods are available to find out if there is a warrant for your arrest in San Bernardino County, Calif. A warrant is issued by the court when there is evidence you have committed a crime. Outstanding arrest warrants are those that have not been served for whatever reason. California has a high number of outstanding arrest warrants although no accurate numbers of such warrants exist. Because of the high number, police for the most part are not out actively looking. You could have an outstanding warrant for your arrest without even knowing about it.

Call or visit the clerk of the courts in San Bernardino County. Visiting could be riskier, though, because there is a chance you could be arrested on the spot if you had an outstanding arrest warrant. Call the courts' criminal division at 909-384-1888 and ask to speak to the records department.

Call the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department. Ask for records at 909-387-8313 and the clerk will search for any outstanding warrants.

Search public records online. San Bernardino County maintains court records online that you can access for free. Go to the San Bernardino County website ( Find open access court records at the court website. Accept the terms and enter your name to conduct a search. When the page opens, you can click on the cases and scroll through information to determine if there is a warrant for your arrest and what it alleges.

Use a third party website to search public records. There are many websites that will do background searches on your name for a fee, such as Arrest Warrant ( or Arrest Warrant Records (

Contact Legal Aid or the public defender's office. A lawyer will be able to inquire if you have an arrest warrant. An attorney also will be able to advise you what to do about an outstanding arrest warrant if you have one.