How do I find out if there is a warrant on me for not going to court after posting bail, I would say probably over 15 years ago.? Is it safe to go into Canada and not get arrested?
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Unfortunately, there is no warrant database that can be searched by citizens who are not in law enforcement. You would either have to call the police station in the jurisdiction where you missed court or go to the police station to ask in person. However, if you were to go into the police station, and there is an outstanding warrant, you could be arrested immediately.
If you attempt to cross the border into Canada, the border patrol may very well discover an outstanding warrant for your arrest and detain you at the border. So I would advise you to try to call the police station first to confirm that there is or isn't a warrant before trying to enter the country.
I hope this information is helpful.
I am from the US. My incident happened in Windsor, Ca over 15 years ago. In no way do I know what police station to contact. Can I just do it by my name in some database?
There is a database called the CPIC (Canadian Police Information Centre), but as I stated before, the only people who have access to that database would be police officers and possibly prosecutors in Canada.
You'll have to contact the Windsor Police Headquarters. I've located the phone number for you: General Number(NNN) NNN-NNNNor(NNN) NNN-NNNN
Thank you. It is a start of some sorts, j guess.
You're welcome. I wish you the best of luck.