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Ashland County Jail Information
1205 East Main Street
Ashland, OH 44805
Phone Number: (419) 281-9009
The Ashland County Jail is located at 1205 East Main Street in Ashland, OH and is a medium security county jail operated by the Ashland County Sheriff’s Department.This guide will tell you information about everything related to the Ashland County Jail, such as how to find out who’s in jail at the Ashland County Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, how to find your court records, and much, much more.
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The goal of this guide is to give you all the information and tips that you’ll need to make the process a lot easier. If you have a specific question, just ask them, and please leave any tips or comments that might help other people in the same situation is much appreciated.
Ashland County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is in jail and want to contact them? Do you know a friend or family member that’s been arrested and you don’t know how to find them?
In order to find out who is in jail at the Ashland County Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Ashland County Jail Inmate Locator has information about people currently in custody, including custody status, and schedule for visitation. Also, you can find info on anyone who has been arrested or discharged within the past 24 hours. Jail inmates are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You will be able to get their arrest information more quickly if you enter your friend or family member’s name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Ashland County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Ashland County Jail includes each of these steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you will have to answer a bunch of questions, such as your full name, address, birthdate and a contact person, and you will also be asked about your medical and psychological history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will get taken away from you and stored until you get released from jail.
You will be allowed to make a telephone call so you can talk to a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might get to wear your street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to wear a jail uniform.
When you finally post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. Getting discharged takes between 30 minutes to quite a few hours. In other words the faster you can pay your bail, the sooner you will be released. How quickly you get discharged might depend on whether or not you have a cash bond amount or if a magistrate needs to decide on the bail amount. For a minor charge, you will simply be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and know the date of your release, you should expect to get released in the morning.
Ashland County Jail Visitation
The inmate need to list each visitor’s name to the Ashland County Jail in advance of any visit. This information will be put into the visitation log for the inmate. Each visitor will have to provide identification. Anyone arriving late or without a visiting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures are always changing, so we suggest that you call the jail at (419) 281-9009 before you go.
|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 Ashland County Jail you have to first be added to this person’s approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license with you to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones are allowed at Ashland County Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Persons probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. Usually is not approved.
If a visitor is younger than 18 years of age is related to 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 Ashland County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Ashland 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.
Use this address when sending a letter to an inmate at Ashland County Jail:
Ashland County Jail
1205 East Main Street
Ashland, OH 44805
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Ashland County Jail
1205 East Main Street
Ashland, OH 44805
The mail policy at the Ashland County Jail is always changing, 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 Ashland 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 Ashland 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 can check the arrest warrants inquiry on the Ashland County jail website or you are able to call the court. This requires a 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 first and last name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the Ashland County jail, by phone, go there in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are public record and the information is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public records. These records include a court case file that contains a court docket and all documents filed in the court case. You are able to access court records online, or at the Ashland County Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Each state keeps a record of someone’s criminal past. These databases are connected so you are able to track criminal convictions from any other state. Go to county courthouse and inquire, or check the website. You must know which county the crime occured in, and if the crime was in a different state, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will be able to find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any crimes they may have committed, which could include DUI or DWI, drug Possession, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to people in jail could change, so be sure to double check the Ashland County Jail site before you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Ashland 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 Ashland County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (419) 281-9009 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 Ashland County Jail store. An inmate can purchase several different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will most likely need to buy things from the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that the inmate can purchase if they have money in their commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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
The only phone calls that Ashland County Jail inmates are allowed to make are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Phone calls made in jail are generally more costly than regular phone calls. There is no limit to when and how often you can use the phone, but you 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 phone privileges could be reduced or eliminated completely.
The Ashland County Jail phone number is: (419) 281-9009
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at each facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they get to set the prices. The money these phone service providers make from all of the 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 Ashland County Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails finding out how to decrease your inmates phone charges is 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 facility has set their phone rates so high that nobody can save you money.
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