Eureka County Jail – Eureka, NV

Eureka County Jail is in Eureka County, Nevada and is the jail for that county. Do you know somebody locked up at Eureka County Jail? This page tells you about anything you might want to know about Eureka County Jail: Find out who’s in jail at Eureka County Jail? Find mugshots and inmate photos. The jail’s phone number and address. How to post bail. Intake procedures and booking. Eureka County court information. And much more…

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The prospect of going to jail is a daunting and scary idea, not only for whoever gets locked up, but also that person’s family, friends, and loved ones. The goal of this guide is to give you information and advice you need to make getting locked up easier. If you have a specific question, feel free to ask them, and any comments or feedback that would be beneficial to other people in the same situation is welcome.

General Information

Address

Eureka County Jail
P.O. Box 736
Eureka, NV 89316

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone: 775-237-5330
Fax Number:

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Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail

Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is locked up and don’t know how to locate them?

Has someone that’s been arrested and you need to find them?

In order to look up who’s in jail at Eureka County Jail you will need to go to their link and use the inmate search.

Inmate Locator

The Eureka County Jail Inmate List is a list of people who have been arrested and are in custody, including status, how much their bail is, and schedule for visitation. You can get info about anybody arrested and booked or discharged within the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by last name. You will be able to find their inmate information more quickly if you’ve got your friend or family member’s full name, date of birth, or inmate ID.

If the person you are looking for could possibly be locked up at a different jail you will want to check the other Nevada county jails in our Nevada County Jail Guide: Nevada County Jails Directory


Mugshots

A mugshot, also known as a intake picture, is the photo taken by the police during jail intake processing. They will take one full face and a side picture. Your name and booking number will appear on the pictures, and they will be on file at the jail.

View Mugshots

Mugshots are on the website, or you can go in person to the Eureka County Jail. When viewing online you will need to input the full name, and the arrest date, if you have one.

How To Get Your Mugshot Removed

Need to know how to have your mugshot taken off of the Eureka County Jail website? This can be tricky, because the mugshot is a matter of public record. To get your mugshot taken down you will need to file a Petition to Expunge in court. What this means is that your arrest record would be sealed, and will not be available to the public. Depending on your situation, this may be a longshot.

Read our indepth tutorial about getting your mugshot removed, the different mugshot websites, and the mugshot removal services: Mugshot Removal


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Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail

Of course, once you’re locked up, your main thought is about when and how you will get out. After you’ve gone through the intake process, a bail amount is decided either by bail schedule or magistrate. If you don’t get a bail set this might mean that you will either be free to go until your trial, or you don’t get released while you wait for your court date.

If you are released from jail you must agree to show up for court, and in the meantime you won’t be allowed to leave town.

Usually, an inmate in the Eureka County Jail can earn early release in exchange for good behavior when they respect the rules and don’t cause any problems while they’re in jail.

If you follow the rules, you might be given work release detail. You will have to return to jail each day when you’re finished working, or you may be allowed to live in a halfway house instead of jail, so it is kind of like an early release.

Bail

Your bail is how much money that you have to pay to the court system in order to be released from jail until your trial. Your bail amount all depends on the seriousness of your charges. Someone will have to post 10% of the amount set so you can be released from jail. If you miss your court appearance, whoever posted your bail will lose that money.

Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is

To find out how much bail money you will need to bail someone out of jail will need to call the Eureka County Jail. If you’ve got the person’s information, including name, address and date of birth, they’ll be able to let you know how much their bail is. Also, you can see the bail amount on the jail website.

How To Bail Someone Out of Jail

Posting bail to get out of jail is an unpleasant situation, but fortunately, its very simple to do. First of all, figure out if they have a Cash Only Bond. If it is, you can’t get a Bail Bondsman. Bail can only be paid by cash – they can’t accept a personal check. When you’ve paid bail, the prisoner will be released. If the conditions of bail are not violated, you’ll get your money back.

Bail Bondsman

If the bail amount is too high, or you can’t afford it, you you should try to hire a bail bondsman. They will generally have a fee of 10 to 15 percent of the total amount of bail set by the magistrate, and sometimes with a minimum of $100. This money is non-refundable and is typically cash only. If the bail is extremely high, the bondsman may request to use your personal assets as collateral for the bond.

If you need a bail bondsman go to: How to find a bail bondsman

Have you ever used a Bail Bondsman to bail someone out of jail? If so, please leave a comment below and tell about your experience, and let us know how it worked out.

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Other Ways to Get Out of Jail

  • Early Release For Good Behavior
  • Get Out on Work Release
  • Time Served
  • Be Released on a Pre-Trial Release Program
  • House Arrest
  • Own Recognizance


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Jail Policies and Procedures

Intake Procedures / Booking

The intake process is made up of each of these steps:

  • You will get put in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
  • You will answer some basic questions, such as your full legal name, street address, birth date and contact person.
  • Also, you will also be asked about your medical and psychological history.
  • You’ll be given an inmate number.
  • Your fingerprints will be taken.
  • They will take your mugshot.
  • Any property you have will be taken away from you and stored until you are released.
  • You will get to use the phone so you can get in touch with family, friends, or bail bondsman.
  • If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you will be allowed to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, if not you you will have to change into a jail jumpsuit.

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Discharge Procedures

When you post bail, you will be discharged from jail. Getting discharged may take from 15 minutes to quite a few hours. So, the faster bail is posted, the faster you will get out of jail. Also, how fast you get released can depend on whether or not you’ve got a bond amount or if a judge has to figure out the amount of bail to be set. For a minor offense, you will get booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and know the release date, expect to get discharged anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.

How To Turn Yourself In

out against you, or if you must start a jail sentence, you should follow the rules and go down to the jail and turn yourself in. For a warrant, go down to the jail intake center, and tell the intake officer that think that there is a warrant for your arrest. They will do a check to find out if there is an arrest warrant for you, and if they find one, you will be taken into custody. If you are reporting to serve out your sentence, go down to the jail at the time and date that the sentence order states. Make sure that you are not late to report. Be sure to only bring necessary items with you, such as a driver’s license or state issued ID, any prescription medication you might take, along with your doctor’s prescription, and the official sentencing order.

Visitation Procedures

To have visitors, you need to provide information about each visitor to the jail in advance. Your visitor’s names will be entered into the log as an Authorized visit. Each visitor will be required to provide acceptable photo identification. Anyone that gets to visitation or that is not an approved visitor will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures at Eureka County Jail can change, so it would be wise to check the official jail site before you try to visit an inmate.

Visiting Hours

Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy

The only phone calls that inmates are allowed to make are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Jail phone calls are much more expensive than phone calls made outside of jail. There is no limit to how often you can use the phone, but inmates should keep in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you break the rules and are disciplined, your ability to use the phone might get reduced or eliminated completely.

Phone Number: 775-237-5330

Sending Mail to Inmates

Any mail that you send to an inmate has to be sent via the actual US Postal Service. You cannot use any other type of mail delivery. You have to clearly print the prisoner’s name, prisoner number, and the address of the jail on the letter. Do not send a box or package, padded envelope, plastic or paper bag, or an envelope containing metal parts. Any mail sent to inmates gets opened and read and examined by the jail staff, and the mail will be sent back if deemed inappropriate.

Mailing Address

The address that you should use if you are sending a letter to an inmate at Eureka County Jail is:

Eureka County Jail
P.O. Box 736
Eureka, NV 89316

Here is how you should address the letter:

[INMATE'S FULL NAME]
[INMATE ID]
Eureka County Jail
P.O. Box 736
Eureka, NV 89316


The Eureka County Jail inmate mail policy changes, so it would be best to review the the Eureka County Jail website before you send a letter.


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Court Information

Get A Lawyer

When you’ve been arrested, you still have rights, the first of which is the right to request an attorney. You won’t get many phone calls in jail, so it is a good idea to ask a friend or family member to find a lawyer when you talk to them. I know you’re probably asking yourself right now ‘why do I need a lawyer?’ You’re not required to have an attorney in all cases, a criminal attorney can advise you of your rights, protect your interests and help you find your way through the court system in your county. The quicker you hire an attorney to represent you and work on your case, the better.

For more info on the benefits of hiring a lawyer, click here: Find an Attorney

Public Defender

If you can’t afford a lawyer, you will be assigned a public defender. The Public Defender Office has a number of staff such as private investigators, crime scene and forensics experts and social workers. Public Defenders are licensed attorneys who are members of the Nevada State Bar and are fully licensed to practice law as an agent of the court.

Have you or someone you know used the services of a Public Defender? Are you satisfied with how they handled your case and represented you in court?

Court Records

Eureka County court records are are public and available to anyone who requests them. Court records contain a file with a docket and all documents filed during your court case. You have the ability to access your court case records with the website, or by going to the Clerk of Court where the case was filed.

Clerk of Court

The Clerk of Court is an officer and clerk of the court who manages court records. They also administer the oath for any court participant who must be under oath, and read the jury’s verdict. All court records related to your court case are available at Clerk of Court’s office.

Fees

Court fees are the costs from your court case, which include filing fees, motion fees and various court charges. If you cannot afford these fees and have a court appointed attorney, you can get a waiver for these fees and won’t have to pay them.

Magistrate

The Eureka County magistrate is the judge that will preside on your court case. Magistrate judges do different tasks, like deciding a bail amount, issuing warrants, and presiding over preliminary and procedural court proceedings and detention proceedings.

Pre-Sentencing

A defendant’s pre-sentencing report is completed with information about the arrestee’s background and as much detail about the defendant’s life and history, which the magistrate judge will consider when deciding on the sentence. Information will be solicited from the defendant, the defendant’s family, and in some cases the victim in the crime. Remember you can ask to receive your own copy of the pre-sentencing report before you are sentenced, so you get the chance to correct any inaccurate information.

Sentencing

If you get convicted of a crime during your trial, you will be sentenced. There are several different options for sentencing, ranging from community service to probation, to even incarceration in jail or prison. Depending on the severity of the crime, you will either be taken into custody immediately, or you might be given a date that you are supposed to to surrender and report to jail to serve your term.


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Public Records

Inmate Inquiry

Are you trying to find out if some you know is incarcerated in jail, or has ever been locked up?

This is pretty simple to do, just you will have to query the Eureka County jail website and do an inmate search lookup, and search by:

  • Name.
  • Birthdate.
  • Their approximate booking date.
  • and their jail ID.

If you think this person is in jail, you can also call the jail get confirmation.

Warrant Inquiry

If you believe you have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you can access arrest warrants inquiry on the Eureka County jail website or call the court directly. This requires a first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask the officer in charge. You should know that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.

Arrest Inquiry

If you know the person’s name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Eureka County jail, either by phone, go there in person, or find out online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and this is freely available.

Civil Inquiry

A Civil Process is when when you are served with legal papers, such as court orders. You can find these civil process orders by going to the Eureka County Sheriff’s office, by phone or online.

Sex Offender Search / Lookup

All registered sex offenders must be listed and registered on both a national and state sex offender database. The people listed on these databases have been tried by jury and convicted in a court of law of a sex offense. You are able to view these listings online, but you should know that you will not be able to find the exact address, just the block that they live on.

Court Records

Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. These records include a court case file containing a docket sheet and any of the filings and documents filed in the case. You can access the court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at the Eureka County Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.

Criminal Records

Each and every state maintains a record of their state citizen’s criminal history. These databases are all connected and you can track criminal histories from another state. Go to the Eureka County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and if the crime was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.

A criminal history search you are able to get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for the following crimes:

  • DUI.
  • Drug crimes.
  • Kidnapping.
  • Sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault.
  • Violent crimes including assault, battery and murder.
  • Breaking and entering, theft, larceny.

If you do a criminal records check, in most cases will not learn if they has had any infractions like moving violations:

  • Tickets for speeding.
  • Lost their drivers license or license revoked or suspended.
  • Been in a traffic accident.
  • Minor infractions or moving violations.
  • Parking Tickets.
  • To get this kind of information, you have to do a driving records search.

    Have you ever tried to search for someone’s criminal records? Was it easy? Was your search online or did you call the courthouse? Was it correct? There are many reasons that folks look up criminal records and backgrounds, and your feedback could help other people.

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    Most Wanted

    Everyone knows that the FBI has their list of the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. In Eureka County,the Sheriff keeps their own list of most wanted criminals and fugitives.

    FBI Top Ten Most Wanted List: Link


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    Life In Jail / What Its Like

    Daily Life

    Just the thought of spending time in the Eureka County jail is no fun, in time you will get used to the daily routine there. All inmates get an alarm to wake up at about 6am, and next you’ll have roll call. You will then have breakfast. When you finish eating breakfast you will be required to work in the program that has been assigned to you. This could be working in the kitchen, laundry, or some sort of manufacturing job. While this may seem tedious, it may help you when you leave jail, as you are gaining experience in a certain field of work. Other inmates go to school, while some take part in mandated treatment programs. After lunch, there will be another roll call, then back to work. Your evening will be spent either in your cell or a common room. During this time dinner is served and you will be expected to take a shower. After another roll call, it’s lights out. Even though you will be confined to your cell, there may be enough light to read or write letters. Then again, most inmates welcome lights out, and try to get as much sleep as they can.

    Most people are frightened at the idea of jail because they don’t know what to expect. If you have spent any time in Eureka County Jail, your experiences would be welcomed, if it can help another person to deal with it.

    Dress Code

    When incarcerated, all inmates are expected to wear the Eureka County Jail uniform. This is normally a jumpsuit or scrubs. Of note to anyone visiting an inmate – you must be properly dressed. Any clothing considered inappropriate will not be permitted.

    How To Send Money to an Inmate

    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.

    The procedure to send funds to inmates at Eureka County Jail is likely to change, so check the official Eureka County Jail site when you send money to an inmate there.

    Commissary

    The commissary is the jail store. You can purchase a number of things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will probably want to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.

    Inmate Medications

    If you are on any type of prescription medication, you will be allowed to continue taking it while in jail. When you are first processed, you will be asked what medication you take. You will then be referred to the jail nurse or doctor who will be in charge of monitoring your health and prescribing your medication.

    Meals

    You will get three meals a day: breakfast, lunch and dinner. As expected, they are very basic, but healthy. A typical breakfast might be cereal, toast, coffee and fruit. Lunch might be spaghetti, salad, bread and milk. Dinner could be chicken casserole, rice, vegetables, dessert and milk. Contrary to popular belief, prison food has greatly improved over the years, and you might find that it’s not much different from what you would eat at home.

    Pods / The Yard

    The jail is designed in a ‘pod’ layout, with self contained housing arranged around an outdoor yard. Each pod has a central control station and a common room, and the inmates take turns in using the yard. The jail is designed this way to keep certain inmates together, and others away from the general population.

    Gangs

    As with life in general, gangs are a part of prison life. Obviously it is best to avoid becoming a part of this environment as it will only lead to trouble. When you first enter prison, you might find yourself being ‘primed’ to join a gang, or worse, you might get their attention in a negative way. The best thing to do is keep your head down and don’t get involved.


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    News and Media

    News

    Photos / Pictures

    Videos


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    Jobs

    Types of Jobs at Eureka County Jail

    The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Eureka County Jail, overseeing the day to day operations and administration of the jail. An inmate is unlikely to have much interaction with the Deputy Sheriff, unless they have committed an infraction. Detention Officers are responsible for the custody and care of the inmates. They maintain order in the jail, and handle security. A Detention Officer is assigned to a certain pod, and therefore is responsible for the same inmates each day. They get to know the inmates on a certain level, and are well equipped to handle any problems that may occur.

    Apply for a Job at Eureka County Jail

    Requirements:

    • You have to be over the age of 21.
    • You have to possess a High School Diploma or GED
    • You have to be a US Citizen.
    • You have to pass a Criminal, Credit and Driving History background check.
    • You have to pass a drug test.
    • You have to have a good level of fitness.
    • You have to be in good health.
    • You have to have a valid Drivers License
    • An applicant for Deputy Sheriff must possess a Law Enforcement Certification.


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    Family Resources

    There are resources for families of both the perpetrator of the crime and the victim. The social and emotional impact of crime is far reaching, affecting many. Families can receive professional counseling, court related assistance, social services assistance and help in navigating the criminal justice system.

    If you are a family member, which resources did you find to be particularly helpful? Please let us know, as this will be helpful to other families in the same situation.

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    Victim Resources

    Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

    Victim’s Rights

    The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

    • The right to protection from the accused.
    • The right to notification.
    • The right to attend proceedings.
    • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
    • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
    • The right to restitution.
    • The right to a speedy trial.
    • The right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

    The definition of victim includes:

    • Spouses and children of all victims.
    • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
    • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
    • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

    There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

    Victim Notification

    The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

    Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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    Sex Offender Information and Search

    All people registered as sex offenders are registered on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. You can access this information online, but bear in mind that you will not get the exact address, rather the block that they live on.

    Domestic Violence

    If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, there are services to help you. Your county will have a Domestic Violence Services office. They provide free and confidential services, such as emergency shelter information, legal advocacy, support groups and domestic violence education. They will work to help you create a safe and violence-free life, and heal from the trauma of abuse.

    Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.


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    Reviews

    Reviews of this Jail

    Have you ever been locked up at this jail? Do you know anybody there? Have you ever been to visit someone at Eureka County Jail?

    If you have, then you should write your review about it. Write about what you experienced because other people will know what to expect.

    What to write in what you write:

    • Conditions in Eureka County Jail.
    • Jail and pod facility and layout
    • Jail staff and Guards
    • Food and commissary
    • Visitation
    • Inmates.
    • Inmate safety
    • Jail gangs
    • Prisoner activities and programs


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    Tell Your Story

    Anyone who’s been in jail has some stories to tell about the whole experience. How’d you get locked up? How did the guards treat you? How was life in jail? What were the other inmates like? Did going to jail affect your life? How?

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    Throw A Shout Out to Your Cell Mate

    Did you make friends in jail? Want to find out how to get in touch with a friend from jail? Say wassup here, just leave a message below.

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