Pursuant to South Carolina Statute 22-5-110, this Court will no longer issue arrest warrants to persons other than law enforcement.
Courtesy Summonses will be issued instead.
Courtesy Summons Procedures
- You must have a copy of your incident report from the Sheriff’s Office when requesting a Courtesy Summons.
- The Judge will review the report and determine if there is probable cause to issue a Courtesy Summons.
- If your case is assigned to an investigator, the investigation must be completed before a judge will review the report.
- When a courtesy summons is issued, a letter will be mailed to the Defendant asking him to appear on the next fraud check court date to be served the Courtesy Summons.
- If the Defendant appears, he will be given a copy of the Courtesy Summons, together with a County Summons informing him of his court date. The affiant will be notified by the Sheriff’s Department of the court date.
- If the Defendant does not appear to be served, the Courtesy Summons will be forwarded to the Sheriff’s Department for service.
This office does not give out any warrant information.