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Jefferson County Arrest, Court, and Public Records

What are Arrest Records in Jefferson County?

They are official documents that detail an individual’s encounters with law enforcement within the jurisdiction of Jefferson County. Arrest records usually contain information about an individual’s arrests, arrest searches, inquiries, reports, logs, a warrant for arrest, and mug shots. However, arrest records may not substitute criminal history information since these records do not provide definitive proof of a person’s involvement in a crime.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is the primary custodian of these records. Thus requests for them are usually directed to the Sherriff’s Office. Alternatively, an individual may use State Records’ online search tools.

Crime Statistics

According to data retrieved from the Criminal Justice Services, Jefferson County reported a total of 2710 criminal offenses in 2017. Property crimes were the most common offenses and accounted for 47.2% of the index crimes at 1278 incidents. Larceny was the second most reported offense and accounted for 41.5% of the index crimes at 1126 incidents. Burglaries were the third most reported offenses and constituted 4.5% at 121 incidents. Murder and rape were the least reported crimes at 3 and 6 incidents respectively.

From 2016 to 2017, the reported index crime offenses in Jefferson County decreased by 2.3%. There was a year-on-year decrease in reported cases of property crime (0.93%) and burglary (32.7%). However, larceny increased by 3.01% in 2016.

What are Jefferson County Criminal Records?

Jefferson County criminal records are documents of an individual’s criminal history within the county’s jurisdiction. These records include documents pertaining to an individual’s arrests, warrants, criminal charges filed, as well as convictions and sentences for criminal offenses. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department creates, maintains, and disseminates these records.

How Do I Get Jefferson County Criminal Records?

Unless sealed by state statute or court order, Jefferson County criminal records are public records. Members of the public seeking information pertaining to criminal records must go to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

Jefferson County Sheriff Office
16001 State Route 7
Steubenville Ohio 43952
(740) 283-8600

The clerk at the sheriff’s office provides these records free of charge. However, records only pertain to an individual’s criminal record in Jefferson County. The requester must provide relevant information such as name, date of birth, social security number, required reason codes, as well as the name and address of the requester or Company. The records retrieved does not include criminal records linked to any state or federal agency database. Concerned members of the public may request an in-depth search into these databases for a fee. An individual must go to the Jefferson County Sheriff Office to initiate the search.

Alternatively, third-party service providers manage and disseminate publicly available records are online. These online service providers, untethered by geographical location, are very useful when searching for specific or multiple records.

However, these third-party service providers cannot guarantee record availability since they are not government-sponsored. To find a record using the search engines on third party sites, the requesting party must provide:

  • The location of the record in question including city, county, or state
  • The name of the individual involved provided it is a not a juvenile

How to Find Jefferson County Sex Offender Information

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office maintains a sex offender registry in Jefferson County. However, the Ohio Attorney General is the central custodian of a statewide Sex Offender Registry. The registry is useful to track convicted and wanted sex offenders in Jefferson County. To find information on a sex offender, the searcher queries the database with either the name, location, address, phone number, or email address of the offender.

How do I Visit an Inmate in Jefferson County Jail?

Adult offenders are incarcerated in the Jefferson County Adult Jail. Under-aged offenders are kept at the Jefferson County Juvenile Center. Visitors must possess a valid ID to visit. Visitors under the age of 18 can only visit in the company of their legal guardian. The jail maintains a list of all entry rules and requirements.

Jefferson County Jail
16001 OH-7,
Steubenville, OH 43952
Juvenile Detention Center Phone: (740) 283-8684
Adult Jail Phone: (740) 284-3350

Where And How To Find Jefferson County Inmate Information

The Jefferson County Jail maintains information on inmates on an online VINE portal. To find information, the requester queries the database with either the inmate’s full name or offender’s ID. There is an advanced search option that allows the searcher to narrow the information down with date of birth, age-range, and detention facility.

What are Jefferson County Court Records?

Jefferson County Court Records are documents, files, and transcripts of everything that occurs during a legal process. The court generates them from when a litigant files a case to when a judge delivers a verdict as well as when a litigant files an appeal. The Clerk of Courts maintains court records in Jefferson County. To access court records, the request must visit the office of the Clerk of Courts in person. Besides, the Jefferson County Probate Court allows a perfunctory search of common pleas court cases through an online portal. The searcher must enter either the party’s name, case number, dates of filing as well as citation number to find court records.

Jefferson County Courthouse
301 Market Street
Steubenville, OH 43952
2nd Floor, Room 200
(740) 283-8583

Location of all Courts in Jefferson County

Jefferson County Courthouse
301 Market St,
P.O. Box 1326,
Steubenville, OH 43952
Phone: (740) 283-8583

Jefferson County Court of Common Pleas - Juvenile Division
16001 State Route 7,
P.O. Box 549,
Steubenville, OH 43952
Phone: (740) 283-8557
Fax: (740) 283-8694

Jefferson County Court of Common Pleas - Probate Division
301 Market St,
P.O. Box 549,
Steubenville, OH 43952
Phone: (740) 283-8556
Fax: (740) 283-8653

Jefferson County Court - Toronto
1007 Franklin St, Toronto, OH 43964
Phone: (740) 537-2020
Fax: (740) 537-1866

Jefferson County Court - Wintersville
30 Talbot Dr,
Wintersville, OH 43953
Phone: (740) 264-7644
Fax: (740) 264-3909

Jefferson County Court - Dillonvale
174 Smithfield St,
Dillonvale, OH 43917
Phone: (740) 769-2903
Fax: (740) 769-7640

Steubenville Municipal Court
123 S 3rd St,
Steubenville, OH 43952
Phone: (740) 283-6000

Dillonvale Mayor’s Court
153 Main St,
P.O. Box 135,
Dillonvale, OH 43917
Phone: (740) 769-2570
Fax: (740) 769-2570

Empire Mayor’s Court
151 Nessley St,
P.O. Box 245,
Empire, OH 43926
Phone: (740) 537-1802
Fax: (740) 537-2875

Mingo Junction Mayor’s Court
501 Commercial St,
Mingo Junction, OH 43938
Phone: (740) 535-1511

Stratton Mayor’s Court
136 2nd Ave,
Stratton, OH 43961
Phone: (740) 537-3091
Fax: (740) 537-1513

Wintersville Mayor’s Court
200 Grove St,
Wintersville, OH 43953
Phone: (740) 264-5533

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What are Jefferson County Vital Records?

Jefferson County’s vital records are official documents pertaining to all birth, death, marriage, and marriage dissolution that have occurred within the county limits. A specific local or state custodian maintains these records.

Where And How To Get Jefferson County Divorce Records

The Probate Court that ruled on the divorce or marriage dissolution maintains and disseminates divorce records. To obtain a divorce record, the concerned party must visit the Probate Court Clerk’s office in person along with a valid means of identification such as a US passport, driver’s license, or birth certificate.

Probate Court
Jefferson County Courthouse
301 Market St, P.O. Box 1326,
Steubenville, OH 43952
Phone: (740) 283-8583

Where And How To Get Jefferson County Marriage Records

The Probate Court that issued the marriage license maintains and disseminates marriage records in Jefferson County. To obtain a marriage record, the concerned party must visit the Probate Court Clerk’s office in person along with a valid means of identification such as a US passport, driver’s license, or birth certificate.

Probate Court
Jefferson County Courthouse
301 Market St,
P.O. Box 1326,
Steubenville, OH 43952
Phone: (740) 283-8583

Where And How To Get Jefferson County Birth Records

The Jefferson County Health Department is the official custodian of birth records in Jefferson County. Birth records in Jefferson County are available to anyone upon request. The fastest means to get a birth record is to place an order in person at the Health Department. A certified copy of a birth record costs $28.00.

The requester complete and sign a request form, then proceed to submit along with an identification document at:

Jefferson County Health Department,
500 Market Street,
Steubenville, Ohio.

Alternatively, the Ohio State Department of Health maintains and disseminates birth records through the Vital Records division. The applicable fee for certified copies is $21.50. The requester must make a personal check or money order payable to the Treasury, State of Ohio. To order a record, the request may visit the department in person or send an email.

Vital Statistics
Ohio Department of Health
P.O. Box 15098
Columbus, OH 43215-0098
vitalstat@odh.ohio.gov

Where And How To Get Jefferson County Death Records

The Jefferson County Health Department is the official custodian of death and fetal death records in Jefferson County. These records in Jefferson County are available to anyone upon request. The fastest means to get a death record is to place an order in person at the Health Department. A certified copy of a death record costs $28.00.

The requester complete and sign a request form, then proceed to submit along with an identification document at:

Jefferson County Health Department,
500 Market Street,
Steubenville, Ohio.

At the state level, the Ohio State Department of Health maintains and disseminates death records through the Vital Records division. The applicable fee for certified copies is $21.50. The requester must make a personal check or money order payable to the Treasury, State of Ohio. To order a record, the request may visit the department in person or send an email.

Vital Statistics
Ohio Department of Health
P.O. Box 15098
Columbus, Ohio 43215-0098
vitalstat@odh.ohio.gov