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Cherry County Jail Information
365 North Main Street
Valentine, NE 69201
Phone: (402) 376-1890
The Cherry County Jail is located at 365 North Main Street in Valentine, NE and is a medium security county jail operated by the Cherry County Sheriff’s Department.This guide tells you all the information about anything a person needs to know about the Cherry County Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find your court records, and everything else.
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The purpose of this guide is to offer advice and information you need to make going to jail a lot easier. If you have a question, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and also any comments or feedback that might be a benefit to other people in the same situation is welcome.
Cherry County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that has gone to jail and need to locate them? Do you know someone who’s been arrested and you want to find them?
In order to search who’s in jail at the Cherry County Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Cherry County Jail Inmate List is a list of individuals who have been arrested, which includes current status, and times the inmate can have visitors. You can get information on anybody who has been arrested or released within the last 24 hours. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You will be able to get their arrest information fast if you have the arrestee’s first and last name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Cherry County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Cherry County Jail takes you through each of the following steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
First you will have to answer some basic questions, like what is your full name, address, date of birth and an emergency contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all personal property will get taken away from you and stored until you are released.
You will get to make a telephone call in order 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 street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will be given a jail jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. The discharge process takes anywhere between 30 minutes to all day. In other words the faster you can pay your bail, the sooner you can get released from jail. It also depends on whether or not you have a bond amount or if a magistrate needs to decide on your bail amount. For a minor offense, you will simply be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and have a date of your release, you should plan to get released in the morning.
Cherry County Jail Visitation
The inmate have to give each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Cherry County Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitor’s names will be entered in the visitation log for the requesting inmate. All visitors will be required to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Visitors that gets to visitation or without a visiting order will be turned away.
The Cherry County Jail visitation procedures frequently change, so call the jail at (402) 376-1890 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|
In order to visit someone at the Cherry County Jail you have to first be added to the inmate’s approved visitation list.
Be sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones are allowed at Cherry County Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Persons parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Usually is not normally approved.
If a visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 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 even magazines to an inmate at the Cherry County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Cherry 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 an inmate at Cherry County Jail:
Cherry County Jail
365 North Main Street
Valentine, NE 69201
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Cherry County Jail
365 North Main Street
Valentine, NE 69201
The inmate mail policy at the Cherry County Jail changes frequently, so be sure to check the the Cherry 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 Cherry 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 Cherry 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 Cherry County jail website or call the court. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask one of the officers. 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, and possibly an arrest date, contact the jail, either by phone, in person, or check online. An arrest is a matter of public record and the information is freely available.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. Court Records include a case file that includes a docket sheet and any documents filed in your court case. You are able to access the court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at the clerk’s office of the court in the county where the case was filed.
Every state keeps a record of their state citizen’s criminal background. These databases are all linked and you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. Go to the Cherry County Courthouse and check in person, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county, and if the crime was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you will find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any crimes they may have committed, which could include DUI or DWI, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to someone in jail are always changing, so be sure to review the Cherry County Jail site when send money to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Cherry 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 Cherry County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (402) 376-1890 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 Cherry County Jail store. An inmate can purchase different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear 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 an assortment of different items that inmates can buy if they have money in their commissary 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 Cherry County Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . These phone calls are much pricier than regular phone calls. There are certain restrictions about how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, phone privileges may be limited or eliminated completely.
The Cherry County Jail phone number is: (402) 376-1890
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at every facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits these phone service providers make 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 Cherry County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers 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 learning how to lower 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 a lot of money on inmate phone calls. There are some prisons or jails where we will not 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 facility has set their phone rates so high that nobody can save you money.
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