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Blanco County Jail Information
105 North Avenue G
Johnson City, TX 78636
Phone: (830) 868-7104
The Blanco County Jail is located at 105 North Avenue G in Johnson City, TX and is a medium security county jail operated by the Blanco County Sheriff’s Department.This page will tell you info about anything one might want to know about the Blanco County Jail, like how to find an inmate at the Blanco County Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, how to find Blanco County court records, and everything else.
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The goal of this guide is to give you all the advice and information that you’ll need to make going to jail a lot easier. If you have a question, feel free to ask them, and please leave any feedback or comments that would be beneficial to others will be appreciated.
Blanco County Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is locked up and need to locate them? Do you know a friend or family member who has been arrested and you want to find them?
In order to see who is in jail at the Blanco County Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Blanco County Jail Inmate Locator is an online list of people currently in custody, including custody status, and visiting hours. Also, you can find the same information about anybody arrested and processed or released in the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. You will be able to find their arrest information fast if you enter your friend or family member’s first and last name, birth date, or arrest number.
Blanco County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Blanco County Jail takes you through the following steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you have to answer some basic questions, such as your full name, your address, birthdate and a contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, Any property you have will be taken from you and stored until you are released.
They will allow you to use the telephone to talk to a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you might be able to wear your own clothes, otherwise you you will have to wear a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will get discharged from jail. Getting discharged may take anywhere from 15 minutes to many hours. Or, simply, the faster bail is posted, the faster you will get released. How quickly you get discharged can depend on whether or not you’ve got a cash bond or if the judge needs to determine your bail amount. For minor offenses, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you get to the end of your sentence and are given a date of your release, expect to be released that morning.
Blanco County Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you need to give information about each visitor to the Blanco County Jail in advance. Your visitor’s names will be entered in a Visiting log for the inmate that requested the visitor. Each and every visitor has to provide proof of identification. Visitors showing up late or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
The Blanco County Jail visitation procedures frequently change, so you should call the jail at (830) 868-7104 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 an inmate at the Blanco County Jail you have to have your name on this person’s visitation list.
Be sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No phones at Blanco County Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Anyone on must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. Such visitation is not going to be 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 a 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 Blanco County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Blanco 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 someone incarcerated at Blanco County Jail:
Blanco County Jail
105 North Avenue G
Johnson City, TX 78636
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Blanco County Jail
105 North Avenue G
Johnson City, TX 78636
The inmate mail policy at the Blanco County Jail changes frequently, so be sure to review the the Blanco County Jail website when you send a letter.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Blanco 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 Blanco 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 are able to check the arrest warrants on the Blanco County court website or you can call the court directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask the officer in charge. 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 first and last name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Blanco County jail, by phone, go there in person, or look online. Arrest records are in the public record and this is available to anyone.
Court Records are public records. Court Records include a case file containing a docket sheet and all documents filed in your case. You can access your court records on the website, or at the Blanco County Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Each state maintains records of people’s criminal past. These databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal convictions from other states. You can go to courthouse and inquire, or check online. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that the crime was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
A criminal history search you will be able to get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for these crimes, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to someone in jail is likely to change, so you should review the Blanco County Jail site when you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Blanco 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 Blanco County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (830) 868-7104 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 Blanco County Jail store. You can buy different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind 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 money in their commissary account. These products 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
All phone calls from the Blanco County Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are generally more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. Phone calls are restricted on 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 and are disciplined, phone calls could be reduced or eliminated completely.
Phone Number: (830) 868-7104
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at each facility that they operate, which means that they they control the prices. The money these phone service providers make off of all of the 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 Blanco County Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two types of prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following three things will determine how much an inmate phone call will cost: 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 keeps up to date 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 any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail has set their phone rates so high that nobody can save you money.
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