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Oldham County Jail Information
105 South Main Street
Vega, TX 79092
Phone: (806) 267-2162
The Oldham County Jail is located at 105 South Main Street in Vega, TX and is a medium security county jail operated by the Oldham County Sheriff’s Department.This page tells you all the information about anything one might want to know about the Oldham County Jail, like how to find out who’s in jail at the Oldham County Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find your court records, and everything else.
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This guide is designed to give you information and tips that you need to make going to jail less stressfull. If you have a question, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any tips or comments that could help other people in the same situation would be much appreciated.
Oldham County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that has gone to jail and want to contact them? Do you know someone who has been arrested and you need to find out what jail they’re in?
In order to see who’s in jail at the Oldham County Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Oldham County Jail Inmate Search is an online list of people who were arrested and are now in jail, which includes custody status, and times you can visit. You can get the same information for anybody who has been arrested or discharged in the past 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You can find their inmate information faster if you’ve got their full name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Oldham County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Oldham County Jail includes each of the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
First you will have to answer a number of questions, such as what is your full legal name, home address, birthdate and a contact person, and they’ll also ask about your medical and psychological history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you are released.
They will let you use the phone so you can get in touch with a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you might be allowed to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you you will have to change into a jail uniform.
When you post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged from jail takes anywhere between 30 minutes to hours or even all day long. In other words the faster you post bail, the quicker you will get out of jail. It also might depend on if you’ve been given a cash bond or if the magistrate still needs to decide on how much your bail will be. For lesser charges, you will be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served your sentence and are given a date of your release, plan to be discharged that morning.
Oldham County Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you have to give each visitor’s name to the Oldham County Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitor’s names will be entered into the visitors log as an authorized visitor. All visitors must provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Any visitors arriving late or without a visiting order will not be able to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at Oldham County Jail frequently change, so it would be wise to call the facility at (806) 267-2162 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 someone at the Oldham County Jail you have to first have your name on their visitation list.
Be sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones at Oldham County Jail, and you will be searched before entering. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. Such visitation is not approved.
If the visitor is under the age of 18 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 the visitor is younger than 18 years old 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 magazines to an inmate at the Oldham County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Oldham 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 Oldham County Jail:
Oldham County Jail
105 South Main Street
Vega, TX 79092
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Oldham County Jail
105 South Main Street
Vega, TX 79092
The inmate mail policy at the Oldham County Jail is always changing, so you should check the official Oldham County Jail site 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 Oldham 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 Oldham 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 for your arrest, you can check the court records online or call the court. You have to have the person’s first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask one of the officers. You should know that if there is a warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the Oldham County jail, on the phone, go there in person, or look online. An arrest is in the public record and these records are available to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. Court Records include a case file that contains a docket and any of the filings and documents filed in your court case. You are able to access your court records online, or at the Oldham County Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Each state keeps a record of people’s criminal background. These state databases are all linked so you can track criminal convictions from any other state. Go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or check the website. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if it was in a totally different state, you might have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for DUI, drug crimes, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to someone in jail is likely to change, so be sure to check the Oldham County Jail site when you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Oldham 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 Oldham County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (806) 267-2162 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 Oldham County Jail store. An inmate can purchase different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will probably need to use the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that inmates can buy if they have money in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to personal 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
All phone calls from the Oldham County Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Calls made in jail are a lot more costly than phone calls made at home. There are certain restrictions about when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but you should keep in mind that there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you break the jail rules, an inmate’s phone privileges may be limited or cut altogether.
Phone Number: (806) 267-2162
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at each facility that they have a contract with, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits these phone service providers make off of all 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 Oldham County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails figuring 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 significantly on inmate phone calls. There are some circumstances where 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 cases like this, the facility has set their calling prices in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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