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Freestone County Jail Information
103 South Keechi Street
Fairfield, TX 75840
Phone: (903) 389-3236
The Freestone County Jail is located at 103 South Keechi Street in Fairfield, TX and is a medium security county jail operated by the Freestone County Sheriff’s Department.This guide tells you info about anything a person needs to know about the Freestone County Jail, like how to find out who’s in jail at the Freestone County Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, how to find Freestone County court records, and more.
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The goal of this guide is to give information and tips that you need to make getting locked up a little less stressful. If you have specific questions, please feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and also any comments or tips that would be a benefit to other people in the same situation would be welcome.
Freestone County Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is incarcerated and don’t know how to contact them? Do you know a friend or family member that has been arrested and you want to find out where they are?
In order to search who is in jail at the Freestone County Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Freestone County Jail Inmate List is an online list of individuals who were arrested and are now in jail, which includes custody status, and times you can visit. Also, you are able to get information about anybody booked or discharged within the past 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. You will be able to locate the information faster if you have their name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
Freestone County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Freestone County Jail includes the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first step is that you must answer a bunch of questions, such as your legal name, your address, birth date and a contact person, and you will also be asked about your medical and psychological history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all personal property will be taken from you and stored until you are released.
You will be allowed to use the telephone in order to talk to a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you think you will get released quickly, they will let you keep wearing street clothes, if not you will be issued a jail issued jumpsuit.
Once bail has been posted, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged takes from 15 minutes to quite a few hours. In simple terms, the faster you post bail, the faster you will be released. It also can depend on if you have a bond amount or if the judge has to determine how much to set your bail at. For a minor offense, you will get booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and are given a discharge date, plan to get discharged that morning.
Freestone County Jail Visitation
Inmates have to provide each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Freestone County Jail in advance. Your visitor’s information will be entered in the visitation log as an authorized visitor. Each and every visitor will have to provide identification. Any visitors that arrives for visitation late or that does not have a visting order will be turned away.
The Freestone County Jail visitation procedures frequently change, so you should call the facility at (903) 389-3236 before go to the jail to 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 Freestone County Jail you must first be on their visitation list.
Make sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones are allowed at Freestone County Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Anybody probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. This kind of visitation is not 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 under the age of 18 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 about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Freestone County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Freestone 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 Freestone County Jail is:
Freestone County Jail
103 South Keechi Street
Fairfield, TX 75840
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Freestone County Jail
103 South Keechi Street
Fairfield, TX 75840
The Freestone County Jail mail policy changes, so we suggest that you check the the Freestone County Jail 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 Freestone 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 Freestone 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 for your arrest, you are able to check the arrest warrants on the website or you are able to call the jail directly. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask them. You should know that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, as well as their arrest date, contact the jail, by phone, in person, or you can check online. An arrest is public record and this information is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. Court Records include a case file containing a docket sheet and all filings and documents filed in your case. You can access your court records online, or at the clerk’s office of the court where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of someone’s criminal history. These state databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal convictions from another state. You are able to go to the Freestone County Courthouse and inquire, or check the website. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and in the event that it was in a completely different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you will find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for these crimes, drug offenses, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to inmates at the Freestone County Jail is likely to change, so we suggest that you double check the Freestone County Jail website when you send any money.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Freestone 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 Freestone County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (903) 389-3236 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 Freestone County Jail store. You can purchase different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will probably want to buy things from the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that the inmate can buy if they have sufficient funds in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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 Freestone County Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are a lot more expensive than phone calls made outside of jail. 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 break the jail rules, your ability to use the phone could be reduced or cut altogether.
Phone Number: (903) 389-3236
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at each facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. 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 Freestone County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 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 rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you significantly on calling your inmate. In some cases, 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 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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