Minnesota Criminal Records

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What Is A Minnesota Criminal Record?

Rap sheet is another common way people refer to a criminal record, a Minnesota criminal record is an official record which provides information about someone’s past record with law enforcement and anytime they end up in the court system. What is contained in a criminal record can vary dependant on many different factors. For example typically juvenile records are sealed after the individual turns 18 and in some cases once enough time has passed the records can be sealed. This information can be used for Minnesota background checks and also used by the authorities when it comes to judgments and determining time in jail or prison. A Rap sheet on a very basic level will simply have a list of crimes that a person was convicted of. To gain access to the actual court document a special request might need to be made to the courthouse where the case took place.

Minnesota Arrest and Criminal Records at the state level.

Using court records to find criminal records: The state of Minnesota has a statewide system for looking up trial court records at http://www.mncourts.gov/Access-Case-Records.aspx. The search can be done with a name or case number.
Minnesota Public Criminal History Search: Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) offers a system online which can be searched for free at https://chs.state.mn.us/.
Minnesota Department of Corrections Prison Records: https://mn.gov/doc/family-visitor/search-offenders-fugitives/
Minnesota Predatory Offender Registry: https://por.state.mn.us/Home.aspx

Minnesota Criminal Records at the county level.

Hennepin County – Minneapolis
4th Judicial District Court (Felony, Misdemeanor, Traffic)
612-348-2040
300 S 6th St, Room B-0100 Minneapolis, MN 55487
Ways to Search: Online, In person, Mail.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – http://pa.courts.state.mn.us/default.aspx
Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office
Arrested Jail Bookings (Search by name and custody status) – https://jailroster.hennepin.us/JailRosterOnline/jail-roster
Most Wanted – https://www.hennepinsheriff.org/jail-warrants/most-wanted/list
Fingerprinting – https://www.hennepinsheriff.org/permits-services/permits-public-services/fingerprinting
Data requests – https://www.hennepinsheriff.org/permits-services/data-requests/data-requests
Minneapolis Police Department
Minneapolis Police Reports – http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/police/records/public%20records,%20accident%20reports,%20%20911%20reports,%20private%20data%20reports
Crime Maps – http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/police/statistics/index.htm

Ramsey County – Saint Paul
2nd Judicial District Court (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Probate)
651-266-8266
15 Kellogg Blvd, Rm 1700 St Paul, MN 55102
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – http://pa.courts.state.mn.us/default.aspx
Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office
Inmates In-Custody (Booking Reports) – https://www.ramseycounty.us/your-government/leadership/sheriffs-office/sheriffs-office-divisions/detention-services/adult-detention-center-jail/inmates-custody-booking-reports
Arrest Warrant Search – https://xnet.co.ramsey.mn.us/sheriff/ows/
Vehicle Accident Reports – https://www.ramseycounty.us/your-government/leadership/sheriffs-office/sheriffs-office-divisions/public-safety-services/patrol-services/vehicle-accident-reports
Police and Incident Reports – https://www.ramseycounty.us/your-government/leadership/sheriffs-office/sheriffs-office-divisions/public-safety-services/patrol-services/police-and-incident-reports

Dakota County – Hastings
1st Judicial District Court (Felony, Gross Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Juvenile, Traffic, Evictions)
651-438-8100
1560 Hwy 55 Hastings, MN 55033
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – http://pa.courts.state.mn.us/default.aspx
Dakota County Sheriff’s Office
Jail Inmate Search Online – https://www.co.dakota.mn.us/LawJustice/Jail/Pages/inmate-search.aspx
Warrant Search – https://www.co.dakota.mn.us/LawJustice/Warrants/Pages/default.aspx
Most Wanted – https://www.co.dakota.mn.us/LawJustice/MostWanted/Pages/default.aspx

Anoka County – Anoka
10th Judicial District Court (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Traffic, Juvenile)
763-760-6700
2100 3rd Ave Anoka, MN 55303
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – http://pa.courts.state.mn.us/default.aspx
Anoka County Sheriff’s Office
Find Arrested Inmates In Custody – https://www.anokacounty.us/727/Inmate-Locator
Warrant Lookup – https://www.anokacounty.us/3209/Warrant-Search

Washington County – Stillwater
10th Judicial District Court (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Traffic, Juvenile)
651-430-6263
14949 62nd St North Stillwater, MN 55082
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – http://pa.courts.state.mn.us/default.aspx
Washington County Sheriff’s Office
Daily Arrest Reports – https://www.co.washington.mn.us/945/Daily-Jail-Booking-Reports
Active Warrants – https://web1.co.washington.mn.us/WarrantSearch/public/frmSearch.aspx

Saint Louis County – Duluth
6th Judicial District Court (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Traffic, Juvenile)
218-726-2460
100 N 5th Ave W, Rm 320 Duluth, MN 55802-1294
Ways to Search: Online, In person, Mail.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – http://pa.courts.state.mn.us/default.aspx
St Louis County Sheriff Office
Arrested Jail Roster Records – https://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/departments-a-z/sheriff/jail/jail-roster
Active Felony and Misdemeanor Warrants – https://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/departments-a-z/sheriff/warrant-division

Stearns County – St. Cloud
Stearns County District Court (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Traffic, Juvenile)
320-656-3620
725 Courthouse Square St Cloud, MN 56303-4781
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – http://pa.courts.state.mn.us/default.aspx
Stearns County Sheriff
Arrest Inmate Records / Warrant Searches – https://co.stearns.mn.us/LawPublicSafety/SheriffServices/StearnsCountyJail/InmateWarrantSearches

Olmsted County – Rochester
Olmsted County District Court (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Traffic, Juvenile)
507-206-2400
151 4th St SE Rochester, MN 55904
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – http://pa.courts.state.mn.us/default.aspx
Olmsted County Sheriff’s Department
(Jail) In Custody List – https://www.co.olmsted.mn.us/sheriff/divisions/lec/hottopics/Pages/incustody.aspx
Activity Logs – https://www.co.olmsted.mn.us/sheriff/divisions/lec/hottopics/Pages/activitylogs.aspx
Active Warrants – https://www.co.olmsted.mn.us/sheriff/divisions/lec/hottopics/Pages/activewarrants.aspx

Scott County – Shakopee
1st Judicial District Court (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Traffic, Juvenile)
952-496-8200
200 Fourth Ave W, JC115 Shakopee, MN 55379
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – http://pa.courts.state.mn.us/default.aspx
Scott County Sheriff’s Office
Jail Roster – https://www.scottcountymn.gov/1583/Jail-Roster
Accident or Incident Report – https://www.scottcountymn.gov/1555/Sheriff-Records-Support-Staff

Wright County – Buffalo
10th Judicial District Court (Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Traffic, Juvenile)
763-682-7539
10 NW 2nd St, Rm 201 Buffalo, MN 55313-1192
Ways to Search: Online, In person.
Terminals for Public: Yes
Criminal Record Check Online – http://pa.courts.state.mn.us/default.aspx
Wright County Sheriff’s Office
Jail Arrest Records – https://www.co.wright.mn.us/237/Jail
Most wanted and active warrants list – https://www.co.wright.mn.us/864/Most-Wanted—Warrants

Crimes Which Show up on Minnesota Arrest Records

Minnesota Drug-Related Crimes
Drug violations may be tried under either federal or state laws. Federal government laws usually handle more extreme cases that include severe penalties. Having said that, the state has a small margin for handling such claims. They have to be sure they do not conflict with anything punishable at the federal level. No matter the kind of drug crime, having them on your record can have severe repercussions.

Minnesota Larceny / Theft
Larceny, according to the UCR (Uniform Crime Reporting, a department of the FBI,) is defined as illegitimate taking, holding, leading or riding away of property belonging to somebody else. Certain commonly stolen property involves bicycles, car or truck parts and associated components. Further offenses in this area include shoplifting or pickpocketing.

Minnesota Burglary
Unlike robbery, which is recognized as a violent criminal activity that includes causing harm to other people, burglary is a crime against another person’s property. When someone participates in burglary, it indicates that they have gotten into or made an effort to enter a home or building with the express objective of removing another person’s property in the theft.

Minnesota Robbery
An individual commits robbery in the event that, in the act of carrying out theft, that individual hurts another individual, threatens to cause harm to another individual, or physically removed property from a person. A certain subsection to this law pertains to anyone that demands money from a banking institution, irrespective of whether they use a written note.

Minnesota Assault/Battery
It’s a thin line that separates between assault and battery. Whenever a person is placed in fear that they are going to be injured, say for example a person pulls back to punch them in the face, then it is assault. However, if someone is punched, then it falls under the battery charge.

Minnesota DWI/DUI
DWI or DUI is an expression that encompasses the majority of criminal acts surrounding the criminal usage of a vehicle while intoxicated, on drugs, alcohol or both. Distinct charges related to driving intoxicated may be unique in specific states. Classifying an unlawful act as a DUI is dependent on a variety of components. The driver’s age, the sort of vehicle and intoxication degrees all play in, as do the damaging of property and associated injuries or deaths brought on in the course of an automobile crash.

Minnesota Disorderly Conduct
This category can include a diverse array of different criminal activities, but typically involves disruptive or distressing conduct which takes place in public. Often disorderly conduct is behaviors that jeopardize other individuals or generates fear in them. If a person is simply charged with disorderly conduct, then consequences may be minor like minor fines; having said that, if a person commits a number of crimes or is particularly disorderly, then the penalties could be stiffer.

Minnesota Criminal Traffic Violations
Virtually all cases concerning traffic crimes require only administrative actions in a streamlined procedure. It is because numerous traffic violations were decriminalized in many states. In spite of this, certain traffic crimes may still accompany criminal sanctions that could be either misdemeanors or felonies, based upon their dynamics.

Minnesota Fraud
Fraud is dishonesty used deliberately for personal gain. The two leading types of crime which fall into this grouping are personal identity and credit card fraud. Frequently, hackers get into computer systems along with other devices that do not have adequate security configurations. By getting into somebody’s computer or tablet computer, they could acquire information that is personal and make expenditures using credit cards or checking accounts.

Minnesota Vandalism
‘Vandalism’ is a generic term inclusive of much criminal activity involving destruction or defacement of private and public property. Certain state and local governing bodies might also use the following related terminology for such crimes: graffiti, unlawful or harmful mischief and damage to property.

Types of Minnesota Arrest Records

Minnesota Infractions Records
Infraction offenses are simply minimal offenses that usually come with a fine instead of a jail sentence. These could also be identified as petty crimes, dependant upon the scenario. Infractions include traffic violations such as speeding, parking errors, noise violations, littering, and disobeying building codes. If somebody commits an infraction, they usually are facing fines but these crimes have the smallest impact on their lives over-all.

Minnesota Misdemeanor Arrest
Misdemeanor offenses are less substantial, so are typically reprimanded by bigger fines. They may, however, end in jail time, that’s normally under 12 months. Individuals convicted of a misdemeanor will likely serve time in a county or local jail as opposed to a state or federal prison. As with petty offenses, misdemeanors generally come with a shortened trial, and defendants normally would not have the legal right to a court-appointed attorney should they be unable to afford one on their own.

Minnesota Felony Arrest
Felonies are significant violations. The violations might be violent or nonviolent in nature, but these tend to be more considerable unlawful acts that will be punishable by imprisonment. When there’s a sentence in excess of 12 months in county jail or a federal prison center, then it is categorized in this classification.

Minnesota Juvenile Arrest
Juvenile arrest involves the arrest of a minor, or an individual under the age of 18. Contrary to everyday opinion, this record may follow an individual even after they reach adulthood. Underage criminals can still experience residual repercussions of their criminal acts for years to come. Individual states, on the other hand, may possibly occasionally employ a procedure available for petitioning the sealing or clearing of a juvenile record.

Minnesota Arrest Warrant
If somebody possesses a warrant out for his or her arrest, it implies that it has been granted by a judge or magistrate. The warrant is issued as an authorized and sworn affidavit that gives proof that a crime has been committed and that the individual is believed accountable. Whenever a law enforcement officer receives an arrest warrant, they’re supposed to then go and arrest the individual in an effort to be transported to jail. Most arrest warrants are necessary when a crime has been committed but it wasn’t directly witnessed by a law enforcement officer.

Difference Between Prison vs Jail Arrests in Minnesota
The terms “jail” and “prison” are usually used interchangeably. While they both make reference to places where people are held, there’s actually a considerable amount of distinction between the two. Community governments operate jails (commonly a county), and they are also used to detain those who are pending trial or anyone who has received shorter sentences. Prisons, in contrast, hold anyone who has been found guilty of more serious crimes, typically people that have a sentence of 12 months and up.

Expungement of Records in Minnesota see http://www.mncourts.gov/Help-Topics/Criminal-Expungement.aspx
Certain cases or conviction records can be expunged or sealed. Certain procedures relate to expungements in every state, along with what may and may not be sealed varies. Typically, it’s no obstacle to expunge misdemeanor violations, but it’s more challenging to get felony records sealed. Any time anyone desires a background check in the future, the criminal records won’t be devolved.

Neighboring States.
Iowa Criminal Records, Michigan Criminal Records, North Dakota Criminal Records, South Dakota Criminal Records, Wisconsin Criminal Records

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