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Carter County Jail Information
13 Crossbar Road
Grayson, KY 41143
Phone: (606) 475-1606
The Carter County Jail is located at 13 Crossbar Road in Grayson, KY and is a medium security county jail operated by the Carter County Sheriff’s Department.This page tells you info about anything you might need to know about the Carter County Jail, like how to find an inmate at the Carter County Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, court information, and much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you all the information and advice you need to make helping someone get out of jail easier. If you have a question, just ask it, and please leave any tips or comments that would be beneficial to others will be welcome.
Carter County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is locked up and don’t know how to find them? Do you know someone who’s been arrested and you need to find out where they are?
To search who is in jail at the Carter County Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Carter County Jail Inmate Locator is an online list of individuals currently in custody, which includes custody status, and times the inmate can have visitors. You can also get info about anybody who has been arrested or discharged in the past 24 hour period. Inmates are listed alphabetically by their last name. You’ll be able to find their inmate information quicker if you enter their name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Carter County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Carter County Jail is made up of the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you will answer a bunch of questions, like your full legal name, home address, birth date and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask about your psychological and medical history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get released.
You will be allowed to make a phone call in order to call family, friends, or loved one.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you might get to keep wearing your own clothes, if not you you will have to wear a jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will be discharged from jail. The discharge process may take from 30 minutes to all day long. So, the faster bail is posted, the sooner you can get out of jail. How quickly you get discharged can depend on if you’ve got a cash bond or if a judge must decide on the amount of bail to be set. For minor charges, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served out your jail sentence and are given a discharge date, you should expect to be discharged that morning.
Carter County Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates must provide each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Carter County Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitor’s information will be put into a log of approved visitors as an authorized visitor. All visitors has to provide acceptable photo identification. Anyone that gets to visitation or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures can change, so it would be wise to call the jail at (606) 475-1606 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 an inmate at the Carter County Jail you have to first be added to this person’s approved visitation list.
Make 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 are allowed at Carter County Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons under must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting. This kind of visitation is not approved.
If the 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 old and is not a family member of the inmate, this 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 Carter County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Carter 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 Carter County Jail:
Carter County Jail
13 Crossbar Road
Grayson, KY 41143
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Carter County Jail
13 Crossbar Road
Grayson, KY 41143
The Carter County Jail mail policy changes often, so check the the Carter County Jail website when 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 Carter 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 Carter 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 have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you can access arrest warrants inquiry on the Carter County jail website or you are able to call the court. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask the officer in charge. Keep in mind that if there is a warrant for your arrest, you will be 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 jail, by phone, in person, or check online. An arrest is in the public record and these records are available to anyone.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. They include a court case file that contains a docket sheet and any of the filings and documents filed in the case. You are able to access your court records on their website, or at Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each state maintains records of a person’s criminal past. These online databases are connected and you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. You can go to county courthouse and inquire, or you can check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and if it was in a totally different state, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you will be able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for DWI or DUI, drug crimes, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to people in jail change frequently, so we suggest that you double check the Carter County Jail website before you send funds to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Carter 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 Carter County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (606) 475-1606 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 Carter County Jail store. You can purchase different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will most likely want to buy things from the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that the inmate can purchase if they have enough money in their trust account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as personal hygiene products such as 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 Carter County Jail inmates are allowed to make are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . These phone calls are typically pricier than phone calls made outside of jail. There is no limit to 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, an inmate’s phone privileges might get cut back or cut altogether.
The Carter County Jail phone number is: (606) 475-1606
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at every facility that they operate, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The money these phone service providers make off of all phone calls that inmates make 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 Carter County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following three factors 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails learning 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 a lot of money on calling your inmate. There are some prisons or jails where we won’t 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 jail has set their inmate calling prices in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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