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Lewiston Police Jail Information
171 Park Street
Lewiston, ME 04240-7311
The Lewiston Police Jail is located at 171 Park Street in Lewiston, ME and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Lewiston Police Department.This guide tells you information about anything a person needs to know about the Lewiston Police Jail, such as how to find out who’s in jail at the Lewiston Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, how to find Androscoggin County court records, and much, much more.
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Lewiston Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend in jail and want to contact them? Do you know somebody who has been arrested and you want to find out what jail they’re in?
In order to look up who’s in jail at the Lewiston Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Lewiston Police Jail Inmate Search is a list of people who have been arrested and are in custody, including custody status, and visiting hours. Also, you are able to get information on anybody booked or released within the past 24 hours. Inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You’ll be able to find their arrest information faster if you have your friend or family member’s first and last name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Lewiston Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Lewiston Police Jail takes you through these steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you have to answer some questions, such as your full legal name, address, birth date and contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, you will be issued an inmate number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, Any property you have will get taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will then be allowed to use the telephone so you can contact family, friends, or loved one.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you will be allowed to wear your street clothes, otherwise you you will have to wear a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will be discharged from jail. Getting discharged can take from 15 minutes to all day. So, the quicker you post bail, the quicker you can get out of jail. Also, it will depend on whether you’ve been given a cash bond or if the magistrate needs to figure out your bail amount. For a minor offense, you will simply be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and have a discharge date, expect to be discharged anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Lewiston Police Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you must list each visitor’s name to the Lewiston Police Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitor’s names will go into a Visiting log for the inmate that requested the visitor. Each and every visitor will have to provide identification. Any visitors that gets to visitation or that is not on the visitation list will be turned away.
Visitation procedures can change, so you should call the jail at 207-795-9002 before you go to visitation.
|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|
Before you can visit someone at the Lewiston Police Jail you have to be added to the inmate’s visitation list.
Make sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No cellphones at Lewiston Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Anyone currently on must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. Usually is not going to be approved.
If the 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 a visitor is younger than 18 years old and is not a family member of the inmate, the minor 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 even magazines to an inmate at the Lewiston Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Lewiston 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.
The address that you should use if you are sending a letter to an inmate at the Lewiston Police Jail is:
Lewiston Police Jail
171 Park Street
Lewiston, ME 04240-7311
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Lewiston Police Jail
171 Park Street
Lewiston, ME 04240-7311
The inmate mail policy at the Lewiston Police Jail is always changing, so double check the official website before 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 Lewiston 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 Lewiston 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 have an outstanding warrant, you can access court records on the website or you are able to call the court directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the 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 have a first and last name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the Androscoggin County jail, on the phone, go there in person, or check online. An arrest is a matter of public record and these records are available to anyone.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. These records include a case file that contains a docket and all documents and filings filed in the court case. You are able to access your court records on the website, or at Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.
Every state maintains records of people’s criminal history. These online databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from any other state. You are able to go to the Androscoggin County Courthouse and inquire, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county, and if the crime was in a different state, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you can 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, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to people in jail can change at any time, so it would be best to review the Lewiston Police Jail site before you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Lewiston 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 Lewiston Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 207-795-9002 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 Lewiston Police Jail store. You can purchase different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will most likely need to buy things from the commissary daily, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that the inmate can buy if they have money in their trust account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to hygiene products including 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
All phone calls from the Lewiston Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Jail phone calls are a lot more costly than phone calls made at home. There are certain restrictions about when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but you should keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you break the rules and are disciplined, your ability to use the phone might get reduced or eliminated completely.
The Lewiston Police Jail phone number is: 207-795-9002
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at every facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits from all phone calls that inmates make are split 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 Lewiston Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following three factors will determine the cost of an inmate phone call: 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails figuring out how to lower your inmates phone charges can be more difficult. ArrestedResources.com keeps up to date with all of the changes that affect your inmate’s 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 won’t be able to save you any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the facility has set their phone call rates so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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