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Beaufort County Jail Information
210 North Market Street
Washington, NC 27889
Phone: (252) 946-7113
The Beaufort County Jail is located at 210 North Market Street in Washington, NC and is a medium security county jail operated by the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Department.This site tells you all the information about anything you might want to know about the Beaufort County Jail, like how to locate an inmate at the Beaufort County Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, court information and records, and much much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to offer advice and information that you need to make the process a lot easier. If you have a question, feel free to ask it, and any comments or feedback that might be a benefit to other people in the same situation is appreciated.
Beaufort County Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is locked up and want to locate them? Do you know someone that’s been arrested and you need to find out what jail they’re in?
In order to search who’s in jail at the Beaufort County Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Beaufort County Jail Inmate Lookup is a roster of individuals currently in custody, including status, and times the inmate can have visitors. Also, you can get information for anybody booked or released within the past 24 hour period. Jail inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You can locate their inmate information fast if you enter your friend or family member’s name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Beaufort County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Beaufort County Jail is made up of the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, it will take a while to get processed.
You have to answer a bunch of questions, such as what is your full legal name, your address, date of birth and an emergency contact, and they’ll also ask you about your medical and psychological history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will get taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will get to use the telephone to get in touch with a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you think you will get released quickly, they will let you keep wearing your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to wear a jail jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will be discharged from jail. The discharge process takes anywhere between 30 minutes to all day. In simple terms, the faster you can post bail, the faster you will be released. Also, it might depend on if you’ve got a bond amount or if a magistrate has to figure out the bail amount. For a minor offense, you will simply be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have served your sentence and have a discharge date, plan to get discharged that morning.
Beaufort County Jail Visitation
The inmate need to give information about each visitor to the Beaufort County Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s names will go into a Visiting log as an approved visitor. Each and every visitor has to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Visitors that arrives for visitation late or that is not an approved visitor will be turned away.
Jail visitation policies are always changing, so it would be wise to call the facility at (252) 946-7113 before you go to the jail to visit.
|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 Beaufort County Jail you have to first have your name on their visitation list.
Make sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter.
No mobile phones at Beaufort County Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Anyone probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. Usually is not normally approved.
If a visitor is under the age of 18 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 Beaufort County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Beaufort 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 Beaufort County Jail is:
Beaufort County Jail
210 North Market Street
Washington, NC 27889
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Beaufort County Jail
210 North Market Street
Washington, NC 27889
The Beaufort County Jail mail policy can change, so you should check the official Beaufort County Jail site when 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 Beaufort 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 Beaufort 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 access arrest warrants inquiry on the Beaufort County jail website or you are able to call the jail. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask one of the officers. You should be clear that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the Beaufort County jail, either by phone, go there in person, or look online. Arrest records are a matter of public record and the information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records. They include a court case file that contains a court docket and any of the documents and filings filed in your court case. You can access your court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at the clerk’s office of the court where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains records of someone’s criminal background. These online databases are all connected and you can track criminal convictions from another state. You are able to go to courthouse and check in person, or you can check online. It helps to know the county, and if it was in a totally different state, you may have to pay for a more complete search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you will find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for crimes, which include, drug crimes, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to Beaufort County Jail jail inmates could change, so it would be best to review the Beaufort County Jail site when you send funds to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Beaufort 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 Beaufort County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (252) 946-7113 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 Beaufort County Jail store. You can purchase different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will most likely need to use the commissary every day, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that inmates can purchase if they have sufficient funds in their account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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
The only phone calls that Beaufort County Jail inmates are allowed to make are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Jail phone calls are a lot pricier than phone calls made outside of jail. There are certain restrictions about when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates 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, phone calls might get reduced or forbidden.
The Beaufort County Jail phone number is: (252) 946-7113
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at each facility that they have a contract with, which means that they they control the prices. 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 Beaufort County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two types of 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 is 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 calling your inmate. There are some circumstances where we won’t be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and therefore 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 will be able to save you money.
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