Warrant Process

Warrant Division

Sgt. James Hoppes

Anyone needing to take out a warrant needs to contact the Magistrate (828)288-6119. The magistrate issues warrants.  After a warrant is issued, it is turned over to the Warrant Divison of the Sheriff’s Office for service. Once the warrant gets to this department it is entered into the county’s computer system and is sent out for service.
If anyone has a question regarding service of a warrant they should contact this office, 828-287-6152.

Fingerprinting is done on a first come first serve basis on Tuesday and Thursday 1p.m.-3p.m., all Rutherford County residents will be fingerprinted at no charge, out of county residents will pay $10 cash.