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Mechanic Falls Police Jail Information
108 Lewiston Street
Mechanic Falls, ME 04256-5123
Phone Number: 207-345-9021
The Mechanic Falls Police Jail is located at 108 Lewiston Street in Mechanic Falls, ME and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Mechanic Falls Police Department.This site tells you all the information about everything a person needs to know about the Mechanic Falls Police Jail, like how to locate an inmate at the Mechanic Falls Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, how to find Androscoggin County court records, and lots more.
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This guide is meant to give you information and advice that you need to make getting locked up a lot easier. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask it, and please leave any feedback or comments that could be beneficial to others will be much appreciated.
Mechanic Falls Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is locked up and need to find out where they are? Do you know somebody that has been arrested and you don’t know how to find out where they are?
In order to look up who is in jail at the Mechanic Falls Police Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Mechanic Falls Police Jail Inmate Locator is a roster of people who have been arrested and are in jail, including status, and times the inmate can have visitors. Also, you can get information for anyone who has been arrested or discharged in the past 24 hour period. Inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You can find their inmate information fast if you’ve got your friend or family member’s full name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Mechanic Falls Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Mechanic Falls Police Jail is made up of each of these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you may not be processed immediately.
First you have to answer a bunch of questions, such as what is your legal name, street address, birth date and an emergency contact person, and you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will be allowed to make a telephone call so you can contact 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, if not you you will have to wear a jail uniform.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be discharged from jail. Getting discharged from jail may take from 15 minutes to hours or even all day long. In other words the faster bail is posted, the faster you will get out of jail. Also, it will depend on whether or not you’ve been given a bond amount or if the judge still needs to figure out your bail amount. For a minor offense, you will simply be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have completed your jail sentence and have a discharge date, you should expect to get discharged anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Mechanic Falls Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates have to list each visitor’s name to the Mechanic Falls Police Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitors will be put into a log of visitors for the requesting inmate. All visitors is required to provide identification. Visitors that gets to visitation or any visitors that are not approved to visit will not be able to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures can change, so call the facility at 207-345-9021 before you try 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|
Before you can visit someone at the Mechanic Falls Police Jail you must first have your name on this person’s approved visitation list.
Make sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license with you to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones are allowed at Mechanic Falls Police Jail, and you will be searched. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. This kind of visitation is not approved.
If the 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 a 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Mechanic Falls Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Mechanic Falls Police 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.
If you would like to send a letter to an inmate at Mechanic Falls Police Jail, use this address:
Mechanic Falls Police Jail
108 Lewiston Street
Mechanic Falls, ME 04256-5123
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Mechanic Falls Police Jail
108 Lewiston Street
Mechanic Falls, ME 04256-5123
The Mechanic Falls Police Jail mail policy changes frequently, so we suggest that you visit the official website before 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 Mechanic Falls Police 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 Mechanic Falls Police 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 an outstanding warrant, you are able to check the arrest warrants inquiry on the Androscoggin County jail website or call the court. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask the officer in charge. You should be clear that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Androscoggin County jail, either by phone, go there in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are 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 sheet and all of the filings and documents filed in your court case. You can access court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at the Androscoggin County Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains a record of their state citizen’s criminal background. These online databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal histories from other states. You are able to go to the Androscoggin County Courthouse and check in person, or check the website. It helps to know the county, and if the crime was in a different state, you may have to pay for a more complete search.
A criminal records search you are able to get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for DWI or DUI, drug Possession, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to someone in jail at the Mechanic Falls Police Jail is likely to change, so it would be best to review the Mechanic Falls Police Jail website before you send funds to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Mechanic Falls Police 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 Mechanic Falls Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 207-345-9021 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 Mechanic Falls Police Jail store. An inmate can buy several different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will most likely need to use the commissary every day, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that the inmate can purchase if they have enough money in their trust 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Mechanic Falls Police Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . These phone calls are typically more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when and how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you break the rules and are disciplined, your ability to use the phone could be reduced or totally denied.
Phone Number: 207-345-9021
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 money these phone service providers make from all of the inmate phone calls 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 Mechanic Falls Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers 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 figuring out how to lower your inmates phone charges can be 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 a lot of money on calling your inmate. There are some prisons or jails 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 jail has set their calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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