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Wiscasset Police Jail Information
51 Bath Road
Wiscasset, ME 04578-4108
Phone Number: 207-882-8202
The Wiscasset Police Jail is located at 51 Bath Road in Wiscasset, ME and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Wiscasset Police Department.This site tells you all the information about everything you might need to know about the Wiscasset Police Jail, like how to find an inmate at the Wiscasset Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find Lincoln County court records, and more.
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The goal of this guide is to give you information and advice you need to make going to jail a little less stressful. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask them, and any comments or feedback that might be a benefit to other people in the same situation will be appreciated.
Wiscasset Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend in jail and need to find them? Do you know a family member or friend that’s been arrested and you want to find out what jail they’re in?
In order to look up who is in jail at the Wiscasset Police Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Wiscasset Police Jail Inmate Lookup has information about individuals who are in jail, including status, and visiting schedule. Also, you can get the same information for anyone arrested and booked or discharged within the last 24 hours. Prisoners are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You will be able to locate the information fast if you enter your friend or family member’s first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
Wiscasset Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Wiscasset Police Jail includes the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first step is that you will have to answer some questions, like what is your full name, street address, birthdate and an emergency contact, and they’ll also ask you about your mental and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, Any property you have will get taken away from you and stored until you get released from jail.
They will allow you to use the telephone to contact a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you might be allowed to keep wearing your own clothes, if not you you will be given a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged takes between 15 minutes to hours or even all day long. So, the quicker you post bail, the sooner you will be released. Also, how fast you get released might depend on if you have a cash bond amount or if a magistrate must determine how much to set your bail at. For a minor offense, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and have a release date, you should plan to be released anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Wiscasset Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates need to list the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Wiscasset Police Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitors will go in the log for the inmate that requested the visitor. Each visitor will be required to provide proof of identification. Any visitors that arrives for visitation late or without a visiting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at Wiscasset Police Jail are always changing, so you should call the official Wiscasset Police Jail at 207-882-8202 before go to the jail to visit an inmate.
|Monday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Tuesday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Wednesday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Thursday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Friday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Saturday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Sunday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
In order to visit an inmate at the Wiscasset Police Jail you have to have your name on their approved visitation list.
Make sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones are allowed at Wiscasset Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Anybody on must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Such visitation is not approved.
If a visitor is under the age of 18 and is a family member of the inmate, they must be accompanied by an adult family member or guardian to include a member of the inmate’s extended family. If the visitor is younger than 18 years old and is not related to the inmate, this visitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Sending Mail to Inmates
This is what you need to know about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Wiscasset Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Wiscasset Police Jail is always searched and inspected for contraband that might threaten the security, safety or well-being of the facility, its staff, and inmates. Inmates can only receive metered, unstamped, plain white postcards no larger than 4″ x 6″ as mail. The writing on the postcard has to be in pencil or blue or black ink. If it has a stamp on it, it will get returned. If you write in green ink, then it will get returned. If you send any other kind of mail will be returned to the sender. If there is no return address on it, then the unauthorized mail will be stored in the inmate’s locker until the inmate gets release.
Do not include any of these things in the mail that you send to an inmate: any kind of threat to jail order, any description of the manufacture of weapons, bombs, incendiary devices, or tools for escape; do not encourage or advocate any kind of violence, hate speech, or racial or ethnic supremacy. Inmates are not allowed to write to other inmates.
If you would like to send a letter to an inmate at Wiscasset Police Jail, use this address:
Wiscasset Police Jail
51 Bath Road
Wiscasset, ME 04578-4108
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Wiscasset Police Jail
51 Bath Road
Wiscasset, ME 04578-4108
The Wiscasset Police Jail inmate mail policy can change, so you should visit the official website when send a letter to someone in jail there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Wiscasset Police Jail. This includes sending money for to spend in the commissary, sending regular mail or photos, sending money for phone calls, and even postcards.
This page covers everthing you need to know about the Wiscasset Police Jail to help you follow these procedures and guidelines. If you have questions, or there is something that you were looking for, but did not find, please contact us using the contact link in the site menu.
If you believe you have a warrant out for your arrest, you can access arrest warrants on the Lincoln County jail website or you are able to call the jail directly. You have to have their first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and inquire at the information desk. You should be clear that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the jail, by phone, in person, or you can check online. An arrest is a matter of public record and this is freely available.
Court Records are public records. These records include a court case file that contains a docket and all of the documents and filings filed in your case. You can access the court records online, or at Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of their state citizen’s criminal history. These online databases are all linked so you can track criminal convictions from any other state. Go to the Lincoln County Courthouse and check in person, or check the website. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if it was in a different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more complete search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will be able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for any of the following crimes, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to inmates at the Wiscasset Police Jail is likely to change, so review the Wiscasset Police Jail site when you send any money.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Wiscasset Police Jail
You will have your own ‘bank account’ while in jail. This money is used to purchase items from the Commissary. Family and friends can deposit money into this account for you, and any money you earn while in prison will also be deposited into your account. Outside money can be paid in to your account via a money order, cash or check. If someone sends a check or money order, make sure that they write your inmate ID on it. The maximum amount you are allowed in your account is $290 per month.
Guidelines For Sending Money To An Inmate
Before you send any money you should find out what online money transfer companies the jail your inmate is incarcerated in uses. The exact method that the Wiscasset Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 207-882-8202 to get the current payment method.
You may be required to be on the inmate’s visitation list in order to send them money, and be aware that they may have a limit on how much you deposit at one time, like $200-300 at a time, or a limit on how much money may be in the inmate’s account at one time.
Some of the money transfer firms being used by various facilities include JPay, MoneyGram, AccessCorrections, OffenderConnect, Touchpayonline, JailATM, WU, smartdeposit, and tigercommissary.
If an inmate has fines or are required to pay restitution then they will be subject to garnishment of their commissary/trust account. If the inmate has a garnishment, then money to pay them will be taken from the inmateâ€™s bank account. In some cases it may be a percentage or the entire amount of the obligation, but the actual percentage depends on the circumstances. We recommend that inmates talk to the counselor at their facility and try to find out. You can also try to make an arrangement so that only a percentage of your commissary funds are taken, instead of all your funds take at one time.
The commissary is the Wiscasset Police Jail store. An inmate can buy several different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will probably want to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that inmates can purchase if they have enough money in their trust account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to hygiene products such as soap, shampoo, and disposable razors for shaving. The commissary also sells other things like books and magazines, televisions and radios, playing cards, headphones, MP3 players, and electronic tablets. They also sell everything need to write home to family, friends, and loved ones: paper, envelopes, and stamps. If an inmate is indigent and cannot afford paper and stamps, the jail will provide these things to an inmate who has not had any money in their commissary account for at least 30 days.
Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Wiscasset Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Phone calls made in jail are generally more expensive than phone calls made outside of jail. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when and how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you break the jail rules, phone calls might get cut back or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
The Wiscasset Police Jail phone number is: 207-882-8202
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at each facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits off of all phone calls that inmates make are shared with the facility, so there is no incentive for the jail or the counselors at the facility to show inmates or their family how to save money on inmate phone calls at the Wiscasset Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. The following three factors will determine how much an inmate phone call will cost: Where you are located; Where your inmate is located, What type of phone number you have.
For example, if your inmate is in federal prison, if you get a new local number then this will decrease your inmate’s phone call rate from $.21 per minute to only $.06 per minute.
For state prisons and local jails finding out how to decrease your inmates phone charges is more difficult. ArrestedResources.com is an expert in keeping up with all of the changes that affect your inmate’s calling rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you significantly on calling your inmate. There are some prisons or jails where we will not be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the jail has set their inmate calling prices so high that nobody can save you money.
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