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What are some facts about Ada County warrants?

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Law enforcement officers who come in contact with people having outstanding warrants can arrest them, and only peace officers can arrest people for warrants, according to the Ada County Sheriff's Office. As of 2016, a list of valid arrest warrants through Ada County, Idaho, for criminal and traffic offenses is available online on the sheriff's warrants reports page of ADASheriff.org. The list excludes juvenile offenders. Individuals misusing warrant information may be liable for criminal or civil penalties.

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Most of the warrants that the Ada County District Court issues are accessible online, as explained by the Ada County Sheriff's Office. Individuals can access the warrant list by typing a letter of an individual's last name in the field on the sheriff's warrant report page. Warrant status changes may not appear on the website because the Sheriff's office updates the warrant database periodically during the day. After a person is arrested based on a warrant, the state brings charges. Following a trial, a court determines the accused's guilt or innocence.

Responsibilities of the Ada County Sheriff's Office, which is based in Boise, Idaho, include law enforcement, jail services and all civil services within the county, as notd by the Ada County Sheriff's Office.

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