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Kennebec County Jail Information
115 State Street
Augusta, ME 4330
Phone: (207) 623-3614
The Kennebec County Jail is located at 115 State Street in Augusta, ME and is a medium security county jail operated by the Kennebec County Sheriff’s Department.This page will tell you all the information about anything you might want to know about the Kennebec County Jail, such as how to locate an inmate at the Kennebec County Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, how to find Kennebec County court records, and much much more.
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This guide is designed to give you info you need to make getting locked up a lot easier. If you have a question, just ask them, and please leave any feedback or comments that would be beneficial to other people in the same situation would be appreciated.
Kennebec County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that has gone to jail and need to find them? Do you know somebody that’s been arrested and you don’t know how to find out where they are?
In order to find out who is in jail at the Kennebec County Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Kennebec County Jail Inmate List is an online list of individuals who have been arrested and are in jail, including custody status, and visiting hours. Also, you can find the same information on anyone arrested and booked or released within the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You’ll be able to find their arrest information fast if you have the arrestee’s name, birth date, or arrest number.
Kennebec County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Kennebec County Jail is made up of each of the following steps:
You will get put 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 must answer some questions, such as your full legal name, street address, date of birth and contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your mental and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID and you will get fingerprinted. Then, Any property you have will be taken from you and stored until you get released from jail.
You will get to use the telephone so you can contact family, friends, or loved one.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you might be allowed to wear your street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you will be issued a jail uniform.
When you finally post bail, you will get discharged from jail. Getting discharged will take from 30 minutes to hours or even all day long. In simple terms, the faster you post bail, the quicker you can get out of jail. It also can depend on whether you’ve got a bond amount or if the judge has to figure out how much your bail will be. For minor charges, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have completed your jail sentence and know the discharge date, plan to get released at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Kennebec County Jail Visitation
Inmates must list information about each visitor to the Kennebec County Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitors will be put into the log for the inmate that requested the visitor. Every visitor has to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Visitors that gets to visitation or that is not on the visitation list will not be able to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures can change, so it would be wise to call the jail at (207) 623-3614 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|
Before you can visit someone at the Kennebec County Jail you have to have your name on the inmate’s visitation list.
Make sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter.
No mobile phones at Kennebec County Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Anyone currently on must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Such visitation is not going to be approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 of age 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 Kennebec County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Kennebec 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 Kennebec County Jail:
Kennebec County Jail
115 State Street
Augusta, ME 4330
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Kennebec County Jail
115 State Street
Augusta, ME 4330
The Kennebec County Jail mail policy can change, so you should double check the official Kennebec County Jail site when you send a letter.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Kennebec 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 Kennebec 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 can check the court records on the Kennebec County court website or you can call the jail. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask them. Bear in mind that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the jail, either by phone, go there in person, or look online. An arrest is a matter of public record and this is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. Court Records include a case file containing a docket and all documents filed in the case. You can access court records on their website, or at Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Every state maintains records of a person’s criminal background. These online databases are all linked so you can track criminal histories from other states. Go to the Kennebec County Courthouse and check in person, or check the website. It helps to know the county, and in the event that it was in a completely different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you will find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for DWI or DUI, drug crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to someone in jail at the Kennebec County Jail might change, so double check the Kennebec County Jail site before you send funds to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Kennebec 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 Kennebec County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (207) 623-3614 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 Kennebec County Jail store. An inmate can buy different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will most likely want to use the commissary every day, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that the inmate can purchase if they have enough money in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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
The only phone calls that Kennebec County Jail inmates are allowed to make are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Phone calls made in jail are usually more costly than phone calls made at home. There are certain restrictions about when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates must keep in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you break the jail rules, your ability to use the phone might get reduced or eliminated completely.
The Kennebec County Jail phone number is: (207) 623-3614
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at every facility that they have a contract with, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits from 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 Kennebec County Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 finding out how to decrease your inmates phone charges is 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 a lot of money on how much it costs you to call your inmate. In some cases, 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 cases like this, the facility has set their calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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