Warrants & Fugitive Division

The Allen County Warrants & Fugitive Division is responsible for securely and accurately maintaining all Adult Criminal Bench Warrants, Adult Probation and Parole Warrants. The Warrants & Fugitive Division is also responsible for all Family Court Warrants and Small Claims Body Attachments. When the Fugitive/Wanted person is apprehended or the Warrant is cleared by other methods, the Warrant is returned to the court clerk of its origin. All Extraditions, including court hearings and transportation arrangements are handled by this division. The Warrants & Fugitive Division is responsible for the service/transport of mental commitment orders/patients. Newspaper Most Wanted Persons are featured on a weekly basis.

Warrants & Fugitive Officers

The Warrants & Fugitive Division is comprised of a (1) Captain, a (1) Lieutenant, two (2) Sergeants, two (2) Corporals and ten (10) officers. Allen County Reserve Officers are also assigned to this Division. The Warrants & Fugitive Division is split into two shifts and have the ability to flex these times when necessary to apprehend wanted subjects. The Warrants & Fugitive Division works closely with our fellow officers of the Allen County Sheriff’s Department, as well as the local police agencies in and around Allen County. Officers assigned to the division also cooperate with Federal Law Enforcement Agencies, and participate in special operations led by the U.S. Marshal Service.

Civilian Staff

The Warrants & Fugitive Division is also comprised of three (3) Civilian Administrative Staff that are responsible for processing, tracking, verifying and entering of all warrants into the Local Spillman System along with the entering of warrants into IDACS (Indiana Data and Communications System) and NCIC (National Crime Information Center). Due to the seriousness of handling warrants, there are strict federal and state guidelines as well as time limits that have to be met in the process of tracking and verifying warrants on a daily basis. On average, this division receives approximately 20,000 warrants a year. The Administrative staff maintains the validity of these warrants on a continuous basis and also assists officers with warrant checks and unlocking the mysteries of those evading capture by giving false and/or no identifying information.

Are you a wanted person?

You can check www.themostwanted.net

  • If there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, we will allow you to turn yourself in at the Allen County Lockup, Door # 21, located on the north side of Superior Street, between Calhoun Street and Clinton Street.
  • Bring photo identification.
  • Bail may be posted by Cash or Surety Bond.
  • The warrant for your arrest has been entered into a statewide computer system. It is possible that any contact with a law enforcement officer will result in your immediate arrest and incarceration.
  • If you fail to turn yourself in, this matter will be resolved at our convenience. An Allen County Police Officer will take whatever measures are necessary to locate you and execute the warrant for your arrest.
  • You could be physically arrested at home, at work, or while driving, then incarcerated. In addition to the normal cost of an arrest, you may incur impounding, towing, and storage charges regarding your vehicle.

If you have any questions, call the Warrants & Fugitive Division at 260-449-7636.

The Warrant/Fugitive Division cannot do it alone;

Warrants Tip Hotline: 260-449-3343

Crime Stoppers: 260-436-7867(STOP)

***All tips received will remain anonymous***

Your assistance can lead to the apprehension of a known fugitive and help get the criminal element off of the street. The Warrant/Fugitive Division hours are Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.