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Bottineau County Jail Information
314 5th Street W
Bottineau, ND 58318
Phone Number: (701) 228-2740
The Bottineau County Jail is located at 314 5th Street W in Bottineau, ND and is a medium security county jail operated by the Bottineau County Sheriff’s Department.This page will tell you info about everything you might need to know about the Bottineau County Jail, like how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, court information and records, and everything else.
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This guide is meant to offer information and tips you need to make the process a lot easier. If you have a question, please feel free to ask them, and please leave any comments or tips that might help other people in the same situation will be appreciated.
Bottineau County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that has gone to jail and want to contact them? Do you know a family member or friend who’s been arrested and you need to find out where they are?
To look up who’s in jail at the Bottineau County Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Bottineau County Jail Inmate Lookup is an online list of people who have been arrested and are in jail, including status, and visiting hours. Also, you are able to get info on anyone who has been arrested or released within the past 24 hours. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You will be able to find the information quicker if you’ve got your friend or family member’s full name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Bottineau County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Bottineau County Jail includes the following steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
First, you will have to answer a number of questions, like your full legal name, home address, birthdate and an emergency contact, and they’ll also ask about your mental and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all of your personal property will get taken away from you and will be stored until you are released.
You will get to make a phone call so you can contact a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, they will let you 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 pay your bail, you will get discharged from jail. This process will take anywhere from 10 minutes to quite a few hours. So, the faster bail is posted, the sooner you will get discharged from jail. It also might depend on whether you’ve got a bond amount or if the magistrate must determine 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 have a release date, plan to get discharged in the morning.
Bottineau County Jail Visitation
Inmates must give the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Bottineau County Jail in advance. This information will be put in a log of visitors for the requesting inmate. All visitors has to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Visitors arriving late or without a visiting order will be turned away.
Jail visitation policies frequently change, so call the facility at (701) 228-2740 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|
Before you can visit someone at the Bottineau County Jail you have to first be on the inmate’s approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license when you go to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones at Bottineau County Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Persons probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. This kind of visitation is not normally approved.
If a visitor is under the age of 18 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 even magazines to an inmate at the Bottineau County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Bottineau 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 Bottineau County Jail is:
Bottineau County Jail
314 5th Street W
Bottineau, ND 58318
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Bottineau County Jail
314 5th Street W
Bottineau, ND 58318
The Bottineau County Jail inmate mail policy changes often, so it would be best to double check the the Bottineau County Jail website 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 Bottineau 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 Bottineau 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 believe you have a warrant out for your arrest, you can find out by checking the arrest warrants inquiry on the Bottineau County jail website or you can call the jail. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask the officer in charge. 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 have a first and last name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the Bottineau County jail, by phone, go there in person, or look online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and the information is available to anyone.
Court Records are public records. Court Records include a case file that includes a docket sheet and all documents and filings filed in your case. You are able to access court records on the website, or at the Bottineau County Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of their state citizen’s criminal history. These state databases are connected and you can track criminal histories from other states. Go to courthouse and inquire, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county, and if the crime was in a completely different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
A criminal history search you will be able to get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for driving under the influence (DUI), drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to someone in jail at the Bottineau County Jail could change, so be sure to double check the Bottineau County Jail site when you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Bottineau 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 Bottineau County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (701) 228-2740 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 Bottineau County Jail store. An inmate can purchase several different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will probably need to use 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 sufficient funds in their 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 Bottineau County Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are usually pricier than phone calls made outside of jail. There are certain restrictions about how often you can use the phone, but you should keep in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you break the jail rules, phone calls might get cut back or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
The Bottineau County Jail phone number is: (701) 228-2740
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 profits off of 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 Bottineau 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 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 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 how much it costs you to call your inmate. In some cases, 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 these cases, the jail or prison has set their inmate calling prices in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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