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Ashtabula County Jail Information
25 West Jefferson Street
Jefferson, OH 44047
Phone Number: (440) 576-3539
The Ashtabula County Jail is located at 25 West Jefferson Street in Jefferson, OH and is a medium security county jail operated by the Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Department.This page tells you info about anything a person needs to know about the Ashtabula County Jail, like how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, how to find your court records, and much much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give information that you’ll need to make the process easier. If you have specific questions, just ask it in the comment section below, and also any comments or feedback that might help others would be much appreciated.
Ashtabula County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that has gone to jail and need to locate them? Do you know a friend or family member who’s been arrested and you need to locate them?
To see who is in jail at the Ashtabula County Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Ashtabula County Jail Inmate Roster is a list of people who have been arrested and are in custody, which includes status, and visiting schedule. Also, you can get info about anybody processed or discharged within the past 24 hour period. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You can locate their arrest information faster if you have your friend or family member’s full name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Ashtabula County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Ashtabula County Jail is made up of each of these steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
First you will answer some simple questions, such as your full name, address, date of birth and contact person, and they’ll also ask about your medical and mental history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and you will get fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will be taken from you and will be stored until you are released.
You will then be allowed to use the telephone in order to call family, friends, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released quickly, they will let you keep wearing your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you will be issued a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. This process can take between 30 minutes to all day long. Or, simply, the faster bail is posted, the sooner you will get discharged. How quickly you get discharged might depend on whether you have a cash bond amount or if a judge has to decide on how much to set your bail at. For a minor offense, you will be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and are given a release date, expect to be discharged in the morning.
Ashtabula County Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates have to list each visitor’s full name to the Ashtabula County Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitors will be put in the log as an Authorized visit. Every visitor is required to provide acceptable photo identification. Anyone arriving late or without a visiting order will not be able to attend visitation.
Jail visitation policies can change, so call the jail at (440) 576-3539 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|
To visit someone at the Ashtabula County Jail you have to have your name on their visitation list.
Be sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones at Ashtabula County Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. This kind of visitation is not normally approved.
If a visitor is younger than 18 years of age is related to 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 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Ashtabula County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Ashtabula 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 Ashtabula County Jail is:
Ashtabula County Jail
25 West Jefferson Street
Jefferson, OH 44047
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Ashtabula County Jail
25 West Jefferson Street
Jefferson, OH 44047
The inmate mail policy at the Ashtabula County Jail is always changing, so you should double check the the Ashtabula County Jail 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 Ashtabula 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 Ashtabula 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 have an outstanding warrant, you can check court records on the Ashtabula County court website or call the court. 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 know that if there is a warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, as well as their arrest date, contact the Ashtabula County jail, on the phone, in person, or find out online. Arrest records are public record and this information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records. They include a case file that includes a court docket and any filings and documents filed in your case. You can access court records via the internet, or at Clerk of Court office in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of a person’s criminal past. These state databases are all connected so you can track criminal histories from other states. You are able to go to county courthouse and check in person, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and if the crime was in a completely different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you can get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for DWI or DUI, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to people in jail could change, so it would be best to double check the Ashtabula County Jail site before you send any money.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Ashtabula 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 Ashtabula County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (440) 576-3539 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 Ashtabula County Jail store. An inmate can buy a number of things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will probably 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 items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as personal hygiene products like 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 Ashtabula County Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . These phone calls are a lot more expensive 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 there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you break the rules and are disciplined, an inmate’s phone privileges might get reduced or totally denied.
The Ashtabula County Jail phone number is: (440) 576-3539
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at each facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits from all inmate phone calls 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 Ashtabula County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two types of prices based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 learning how to lower 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 significantly on calling your inmate. There are some circumstances 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 these cases, the jail or prison has set their phone call rates in a way that nobody can save you money.
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