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Aransas County Jail Information
811 East Concho
Rockport, TX 78382
Phone Number: (361) 790-0168
The Aransas County Jail is located at 811 East Concho in Rockport, TX and is a medium security county jail operated by the Arkansas County Sheriff’s Department.This site will tell you information about everything you might want to know about the Aransas County Jail, such as how to find an inmate at the Aransas County Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, how to find your court records, and much more.
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This guide is meant to give information and tips that you’ll need to make the process easier. If you have specific questions, please feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and any feedback or comments that would help other people in the same situation is much appreciated.
Aransas County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is incarcerated and don’t know how to locate them? Do you know somebody that’s been arrested and you want to find out where they are?
In order to find out who is in jail at the Aransas County Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Aransas County Jail Inmate Roster is a roster of people who have been arrested and are in jail, including custody status, and visiting schedule. Also, you are able to get the same information on anybody arrested and booked or discharged in the past 24 hours. Jail inmates are listed alphabetically by their last name. You’ll be able to find the information more quickly if you have their first and last name, birth date, or arrest number.
Aransas County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Aransas County Jail is made up of each of the following steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If the jail is really busy, you may not be processed immediately.
First you will have to answer some basic questions, like your full legal name, home address, birth date and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your psychological and medical history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, Any property you have will be taken away from you and will be stored until you are released.
They will allow you to use the telephone so you can talk to a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you will be allowed to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you will be issued a jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. This process will take between 15 minutes to many hours. In simple terms, the quicker you post bail, the quicker you will get discharged from jail. How quickly you get discharged might depend on whether or not you’ve been given a cash bond or if the judge has to determine the bail amount. For a minor charge, you will be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and are given a discharge date, plan to get discharged in the morning.
Aransas County Jail Visitation
Inmates need to give each visitor’s full name to the Aransas County Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s names will be put into the log for the inmate. All visitors will have to provide proof of identification. Anyone that arrives for visitation late or that is not an approved visitor will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures at Aransas County Jail frequently change, so we suggest that you call the official Aransas County Jail at (361) 790-0168 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|
To visit someone at the Aransas County Jail you have to first be on this person’s approved visitation list.
Be sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones at Aransas County Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Anyone parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Usually is not normally 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 of age and is not related to 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 Aransas County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Aransas 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 address that you should use if you are sending a letter to an inmate at the Aransas County Jail is:
Aransas County Jail
811 East Concho
Rockport, TX 78382
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Aransas County Jail
811 East Concho
Rockport, TX 78382
The Aransas County Jail mail policy changes, so we suggest that you visit the official website before you send a letter to an inmate there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Aransas 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 Aransas 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you are able to check the arrest warrants on the Arkansas County court website or you can call the court. 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. You should be clear that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you will be 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, either by phone, in person, or find out online. Arrest records are a matter of public record and these records are accessible to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. Court Records include a court case file that contains a court docket and any documents and filings filed in the case. You can access the court records on the internet, or at the Arkansas County Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each state maintains records of people’s criminal past. These online databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal histories from another state. You are able to go to county courthouse and inquire, or you can check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if it was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay for a more complete search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you are able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for these crimes, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to someone in jail could change, so be sure to double check the Aransas County Jail site when send money to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Aransas 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 Aransas County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (361) 790-0168 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 Aransas County Jail store. You can buy different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will most likely want to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that inmates can purchase if they have enough money in their commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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
The only phone calls that Aransas County Jail inmates are allowed to make are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . These phone calls are a lot pricier than phone calls made outside of jail. There is no limit to when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates should keep in mind that you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you break the rules, an inmate’s ability to use the phone might get reduced or eliminated completely.
The Aransas County Jail phone number is: (361) 790-0168
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 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 Aransas County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers 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 decrease your inmates phone charges can be more difficult. ArrestedResources.com keeps up to date 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 a lot of money on inmate phone calls. In some cases, 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 calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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