Caution: Misuse of warrant information may subject you to civil or criminal liability. This online database is updated once each week; recent changes in the status of the warrants may not be reflected. It is possible that some warrants have been resolved and the matter is no longer pending. This information is being provided as a service to the public; however the Hancock County Sheriff's Office cannot guarantee nor assume any liability for the accuracy of the information at the time of use. All warrants must be verified for accuracy through our system prior to an apprehension.
Do not attempt to make an arrest based on this warrant information; only peace officers can arrest a person for an outstanding warrant of arrest.
Information about Individuals with Warrants
If you have information which may lead to the arrest of individuals named in these warrants, please call Dispatch at 217-357-2115 and leave a message 24 hours a day, or you can submit an anonymous tip.
You may surrender yourself to the jail any time of the day, any day of the year. Please report to the lobby at the Hancock County Jail. Please bring a photo ID if you own one. You can bring your own bond money at the time of your surrender and use this to post bond if you choose to do so.
For all persons surrendering themselves to the jail, please refrain from bringing any personal belongings other than ID and cash. Any other belongings will be confiscated and held in property control until you are released from the jail, at which time your property will be returned to you.
Usually, the bond amount required for release of custody for the warrant is 10% of the amount listed on the warrant. All failure-to-appear warrants also incur a $18 processing fee.