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Castro County Jail Information
100 East Bedford
Dimmitt, TX 79027
Phone Number: (806) 647-3311
The Castro County Jail is located at 100 East Bedford in Dimmitt, TX and is a medium security county jail operated by the Castro County Sheriff’s Department.This site tells you information about anything a person needs to know about the Castro County Jail, like how to locate an inmate at the Castro County Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, how to find Castro County court records, and lots more.
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This guide is meant to offer advice and information that you need to make going to jail a little less stressful. If you have a question, feel free to ask them, and also any feedback or comments that might help other people in the same situation will be welcome.
Castro County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that has gone to jail and need to contact them? Do you know a family member or friend who’s been arrested and you need to locate them?
To look up who is in jail at the Castro County Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Castro County Jail Inmate Locator is a list of people currently in custody, which includes status, and visiting schedule. You can also find info on anybody arrested and booked or discharged in the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by their last name. You can locate the information fast if you enter your friend or family member’s full name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Castro County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Castro County Jail includes each of the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
You will have to answer a number of questions, like what is your legal name, street address, birthdate and an emergency contact, and you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get released from jail.
They will let you use the phone in order to get in touch with a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you will be allowed to skip the jumpsuit and 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 post bail, you will get discharged from jail. The discharge process takes anywhere between 15 minutes to all day. In other words the faster bail is posted, the sooner you will get discharged. How quickly you get discharged will depend on if you’ve got a bond amount or if the judge needs to figure out your bail amount. For minor offenses, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. If you have served a sentence in jail and have a date of your release, you should expect to be discharged that morning.
Castro County Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you have to give each visitor’s name to the Castro County Jail in advance. This information will go in a log of visitors for the inmate. Each and every visitor will have to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Any visitors showing up late or that is not on the visitation list will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures at Castro County Jail change often, so call the facility at (806) 647-3311 before you visit an inmate.
|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|
In order to visit an inmate at the Castro County Jail you must be added to this person’s approved visitation list.
Be sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID with you to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones are allowed at Castro County Jail, and you will be searched. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons on must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting. Usually 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 a visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 Castro County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Castro 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 address that you should use if you are sending a letter to an inmate at the Castro County Jail is:
Castro County Jail
100 East Bedford
Dimmitt, TX 79027
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Castro County Jail
100 East Bedford
Dimmitt, TX 79027
The Castro County Jail mail policy can change, so it would be best to visit the official website when you send a letter to an inmate.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Castro 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 Castro 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, you are able to check the arrest warrants inquiry on the Castro County jail website or you can call the court directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and inquire at the information desk. Keep in mind that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the Castro County jail, on the phone, in person, or check online. Arrest records are a matter of public record and this is available to anyone.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. They include a case file that contains a docket and all documents filed in the case. You are able to access court records on the internet, or at Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of someone’s criminal history. These databases are all connected and you can track criminal backgrounds from other states. Go to the Castro County Courthouse and inquire, or you can check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if it was in a different state, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for DWI or DUI, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to Castro County Jail inmates change frequently, so it would be best to check the Castro County Jail site before you send funds to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Castro 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 Castro County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (806) 647-3311 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 Castro County Jail store. Inmates can purchase several different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will most likely want to buy things from the commissary every day, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that the inmate can buy if they have sufficient funds in their trust account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as personal 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 Castro County Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . These phone calls are much pricier than phone calls made outside of jail. There is no limit to when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates 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, an inmate’s phone privileges might get reduced or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
The Castro County Jail phone number is: (806) 647-3311
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at every facility that they operate, which means that they they control the prices. The profits off of all of the 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 Castro 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails learning 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 calling rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you significantly on inmate phone calls. There are some circumstances where we won’t be able to save you any money, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the facility has set their inmate calling prices in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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