Lawrence County Warrants and Arrest Records Search

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Accessing the arrest log and the warrant list for Lawrence County, South Dakota!

The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office is another law enforcement agency that keeps details pertaining to arrests and warrants closely guarded. In fact, even the page devoted to press releases and news on their website is notably empty. So, don’t expect to be able to launch an arrest inquiry for Lawrence County online. Surely, that little nugget of information will make you ask-

Then, how do you find arrests records for Lawrence?

If by arrest records you mean details pertaining to the custodial detention of one individual, these can be sought from the office of the law enforcement agency. They operate out of 80 Sherman Street, Suite 1, Deadwood, SD 57732. It is strongly recommended that you call them beforehand on 605-578-2230, instead of showing up unannounced.

Now, there is the little matter of the arrest log for the area. Well, this data is not made available online nor are they providing this information through their office. So, unless you are willing to put in a significant amount of effort into assimilating all recent judicial records, there is simply no way to access the details on all arrests in Lawrence County.

How do you initiate a warrant search for Lawrence County, SD?

You could go to the police. However, they may simply give you a “Yes or No” answer although they will, in all likelihood, arrest your subject if there are active warrants in his name. Now, that is one way to quell your curiosity about the possibility of arrests warrants lurking in the background of this person.

However, if you are more interested in facts than getting the subject arrested, then the judiciary would be a better option. You can get in touch with the Clerk of Court’s Office at 78 Sherman Street, Deadwood, SD 57732-0626. For a small fee, you will be able to initiate a warrant lookup against your subject that will get you details on all arrests orders issued against this individual in South Dakota.

Is there any way to do an arrest inquiry or a warrant check online?

You can access the South Dakota State judicial records database. This repository has details on all criminal matters handled by the courts across the state. Whether your subject has arrest warrants against him or is currently involved in a criminal case or was tried for a criminal offense, you will find information about it in the criminal records database maintained by the judiciary.

You can access the case search tool at They will charge you $20 for each arrest report but it will contain details on all instances of custodial detention and all records pertaining to criminal matters that show up in the name of the subject.

If you want to know about Lawrence County outstanding warrants and arrests over the phone, which agencies can help? (2021-Update) 

  • For arrest records, incident and accident reports, contact local law enforcement at 605-578-2230.
  • For victim’s assistance, call the Lawrence County Attorney’s Office at 605-578-1707.
  • For judicial records, call the Court Clerk at 605-578-2040.

Crime statistics of Lawrence County

The annual crime average of Lawrence County went from 102 complaints to 46 complaints between 2018 and 2019. Of the total cases filed, property crimes accounted for 39 while violent crimes brought in 7 complaints.

Within these crime categories larceny-theft (21 cases) and burglary (14 cases) accounted for the maximum number of property crime-related complaints. In the violent crimes category, aggravated assault (6 cases) had the highest occurrence rate.

Crime stats for Lawrence County, SD

Of the estimated 250 offenses reported in Lawrence County, SD in 2017, larceny accounted for a massive 110 complaints. Yet, only 33 arrests were made for both Group A and Group B offenses. Although 39 instances of simple assault were reported to the police, only 1 arrest was made. DUI arrests clocked in an annual average of 12 instances and accounted for the highest number of custodial detentions among all crime categories.