Catawba County Detention Facility, NC Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: November 24, 2020
Catawba County Detention Facility

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Built-in 2003, the Catawba County Detention Facility is a medium-security detention center located in Newton, North Carolina. This facility currently has a capacity of 268 inmates. The Catawba County Detention Facility’s mission is to keep the public safe through custody and control of inmates while maintaining a safe, humane, and secure environment for inmates, staff, and the community.

Catawba County Detention Facility provides its inmates basic services including meals, medical and mental health care, clothing and linens, laundry, visitation, mail and telephone privileges, recreation, religious programs, and access to courts and attorneys.

Catawba County Detention Facility operations are overseen by Jail Captain. The other roles at this facility include four Sergeants, 22 full-time jailers, and five part-time jailers.

Catawba County Detention Facility - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Catawba County Detention Facility

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    100-B South West Blvd., Newton, NC, 28658

  • Phone

    828-465-8999

  • Capacity

    268

  • Facility Name

    Catawba County Detention Facility

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    100-B South West Blvd., Newton, NC, 28658

  • Phone

    828-465-8999

  • Capacity

    268

  • Country

    Catawba County

Catawba County Sheriffs Office / Catawba County Jail

  • Address

    100 Southwest Boulevard, Newton, North Carolina, 28658

  • Phone

    828-464-5241

  • Fax

    828-465-8471

  • Email

    [email protected]

  • Website

    website

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If you are looking for an inmate who is serving time at Catawba County Detention Facility, search for him or her on this link which is provided by the Catawba County Sheriff’s Department. When you find the inmate you are looking for, click on his or her name, and you will see the information you are looking for.

Send a Mail/Package

Inmates at Catawba County Detention Facility may receive only metered, unstamped, plain white postcards no larger than 4" x 6" as mail. Writing must be in pencil or blue or black ink. Any other mail will be returned to the sender.

Inmate mail can be addressed as follows:

Inmate Name
C/O Catawba County Detention Facility
100-B South West Blvd., Newton, NC, 28658

Photos may be sent to inmates, but they will be checked to make sure they do not contain nudity, violence, or are gang-related. Hand-drawn pictures from children are allowed, but they must not contain with glitter, glue or tape.

Magazines and books are not allowed to be sent to inmates, with the exception of religious material.

Sending Money

You can send money to an inmate in Catawba County Detention Facility via a money order. Make sure it is made out to the inmate and you can either drop it off at the jail or send it through the mail. Money can also be deposited to the inmate’s account in person with either cash or a credit card by the use of the kiosk located in the jail lobby. There is a fee of $2.50 per transaction.

Commissary

More than likely, inmates will apply money they receive to their commissary account. Commissary is a jail “store” that sells snacks, candy, playing cards, board games, hygiene products, and more.

Inmates at Catawba County Detention Facility are given three meals a day, but they also are allowed to purchase snacks and drinks from the commissary if they have money available on their account.

Phone Calls

Inmates booked into the Catawba County Detention Facility have access to payphones managed by Paytel Communications from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm. Inmates are not allowed to receive phone calls.

If you have problems receiving calls from the Jail, contact 828-465-8999.

Visitation Rules

Visitation at Catawba County Detention Facility is Monday through Friday 9 AM-6 PM.

Visitors must be on the inmate’s requested visitation sheet and have a valid state-issued ID (minors excluded) or a valid United States Passport. Visits are held in a small room that has about five telephones, which inmates and visitors talk into and see each other through a glass window. All visitations are monitored by staff.

Here are some other things to remember:

  • No cell phones are allowed during the visit to Catawba County Detention Facility.

  • No visitors can be added to the visitation the day of visitation.

  • You must schedule your visits 24 hours in advance.

  • Visitation is Monday through Sunday from 9 am to 8 pm.

  • Visits can also be set up by video.

VISITATION HOURS

  • Monday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Friday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday
    7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Sunday
    7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

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