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Colleton County Jail Information
22 Klein Street
Walterboro, SC 29488
Phone Number: (843) 549-5742
The Colleton County Jail is located at 22 Klein Street in Walterboro, SC and is a medium security county jail operated by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Department.This site will tell you information about anything a person needs to know about the Colleton County Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, how to find your court records, and much more.
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This guide is designed to offer information and tips that you’ll need to make getting locked up less stressfull. If you have a question, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and also any comments or tips that would be a benefit to others would be appreciated.
Colleton County Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is locked up and want to find out where they are? Do you know a friend or family member that’s been arrested and you want to find out what jail they’re in?
To look up who’s in jail at the Colleton County Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Colleton County Jail Inmate Lookup is an online list of people who were arrested and are now in jail, including status, and visiting hours. You can find info for anyone arrested and booked or discharged within the last 24 hours. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by their last name. You will be able to locate their inmate information fast if you enter their full name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Colleton County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Colleton County Jail is made up of each of these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If the jail is really busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
First, you will have to answer some questions, like your full legal name, street address, date of birth and contact person, and they’ll also ask about your medical and mental history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will be allowed to make a phone call in order to call a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released quickly, they will let you wear your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will be given a jail jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will get released from jail. Getting discharged from jail will take from 15 minutes to all day long. Or, simply, the faster you can pay your bail, the quicker you will get let go. It also can depend on whether you’ve got a bond amount or if the magistrate still needs to determine your bail amount. For minor charges, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and have a release date, expect to get discharged that morning.
Colleton County Jail Visitation
The inmate must list each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Colleton County Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitors will be entered in the log for the inmate that requested the visitor. All visitors must provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Anyone that gets to visitation or without a visiting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Jail visitation policies frequently change, so you should call the jail at (843) 549-5742 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|
Before you can visit an inmate at the Colleton County Jail you have to first have your name on this person’s visitation list.
Be sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No phones are allowed at Colleton County Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Anyone currently on must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. Usually is not normally approved.
If the visitor is under the age of 18 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 a family member of the inmate, the minor 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 Colleton County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Colleton 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 Colleton County Jail is:
Colleton County Jail
22 Klein Street
Walterboro, SC 29488
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Colleton County Jail
22 Klein Street
Walterboro, SC 29488
The mail policy at the Colleton County Jail changes, so it would be best to check the official Colleton County Jail site 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 Colleton 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 Colleton 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 access court records on the website or you are able to call the court directly. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask them. Bear 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 Colleton County jail, either by phone, go there in person, or find out online. Arrest records are a matter of public record and the information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. They include a case file that includes a docket and all documents and filings filed in your case. You can access the court records on their website, or at Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state keeps a record of their state citizen’s criminal background. These online databases are connected and you can track criminal histories from any other state. You can go to county courthouse and inquire, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county, and if the crime was in a totally different state, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you are 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 including assault, battery and murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to Colleton County Jail jail inmates are always changing, so it would be best to visit the Colleton County Jail site when send money to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Colleton 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 Colleton County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (843) 549-5742 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 Colleton County Jail store. You can buy several different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will most likely want to buy things from the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that the inmate can buy if they have money in their 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 Colleton County Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Calls made in jail are typically more costly than phone calls made at home. There is no limit to 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 are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, your ability to use the phone could be reduced or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
Phone Number: (843) 549-5742
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at each facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they they control the prices. The profits off of all of the 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 Colleton County Jail. The prices 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 lower your inmates phone charges can be more difficult. ArrestedResources.com keeps up to date 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 calling your inmate. There are some prisons or jails 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 or prison has set their inmate calling prices so high that nobody can save you money.
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