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Calaveras County Jail Information
891 Mountain Ranch Road
San Andreas, CA 95249
Phone: (209) 754-6499
The Calaveras County Jail is located at 891 Mountain Ranch Road in San Andreas, CA and is a medium security county jail operated by the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Department.This page will tell you information about anything you might need to know about the Calaveras County Jail, like how to find an inmate at the Calaveras County Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, court information and records, and much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to offer information that you’ll need to make going to jail a lot easier. If you have questions, please feel free to ask it, and please leave any comments or feedback that would be a benefit to others would be welcome.
Calaveras County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is incarcerated and want to find out where they are? Do you know a friend or family member who’s been arrested and you want to find out where they are?
To find out who’s in jail at the Calaveras County Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Calaveras County Jail Inmate Roster is an online list of individuals who were arrested and are now in jail, including status, and schedule for visitation. You can find information about anybody who has been arrested or discharged within the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by last name. You can find their inmate information quicker if you have their first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Calaveras County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Calaveras County Jail takes you through the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
First, you will answer a number of questions, such as what is your legal name, your address, birthdate and contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your psychological and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get released.
They will allow you to make a phone call in order to talk to a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might be able to wear your own clothes, if not you will be issued a jail issued jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will get released from jail. This process takes between 10 minutes to all day. Or, simply, the faster you can pay your bail, the faster you will be released. It also can depend on if you’ve got a cash bond amount or if the magistrate needs to figure out how much your bail will be. For a minor charge, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and are given a date of your release, expect to be discharged in the morning.
Calaveras County Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates must provide the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Calaveras County Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitor’s information will be put into a log of approved visitors for the inmate. All visitors has to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Any visitors that gets to visitation or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures at Calaveras County Jail change often, so you should call the jail at (209) 754-6499 before you try 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|
Before you can visit an inmate at the Calaveras County Jail you have to first be on the inmate’s visitation list.
Make sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones at Calaveras County Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anybody probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. Such visitation is not normally approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age and is a family member of the inmate, they will have to 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 Calaveras County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Calaveras County 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 mailing address for the Calaveras County Jail is:
Calaveras County Jail
891 Mountain Ranch Road
San Andreas, CA 95249
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Calaveras County Jail
891 Mountain Ranch Road
San Andreas, CA 95249
The Calaveras County Jail mail policy changes, so you should review the the Calaveras County Jail website when you send a letter to an inmate.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Calaveras County 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 Calaveras County 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 think you might have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you can check the arrest warrants inquiry on the Calaveras County jail website or you are able to call the jail. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and inquire at the information desk. Bear in mind that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, and their arrest date, contact the jail, on the phone, go there in person, or look online. An arrest is in the public record and this information is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. These records include a case file containing a docket sheet and any of the documents filed in your case. You are able to access court records online, or at the Calaveras County Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Every state keeps a record of their state citizen’s criminal background. These databases are connected so you can track criminal convictions from other states. Go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or check the website. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and in the event that it was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
A criminal records search you will be able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for these crimes, drug crimes, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send funds to someone in jail at the Calaveras County Jail might change, so you should check the Calaveras County Jail website when you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Calaveras County 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 Calaveras County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (209) 754-6499 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 Calaveras County Jail store. You can buy different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will most likely want to buy things from the commissary on a daily basis, 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 enough money in their commissary account. These items 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Calaveras County Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Phone calls made in jail are usually more costly than regular phone calls. 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 you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you are disciplined for an infraction, your ability to use the phone might get cut back or eliminated altogether.
Phone Number: (209) 754-6499
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at each facility that they operate, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The money these phone service providers make off of all inmate phone calls 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 Calaveras County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following three things 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 state prisons and local jails figuring out how to decrease your inmates phone charges can be more difficult. ArrestedResources.com is an expert in keeping up 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 a lot of money on how much it costs you to call your inmate. There are some prisons or jails where we will not be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the jail has set their inmate calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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