Roberts County Jail – Miami, TX

Roberts County Jail is located in Roberts County and is the primary correctional facility for this region. Looking for someone in jail at Roberts County Jail? This site tells you all about anything you might want to know about Roberts County Jail: Find an inmate at Roberts County Jail. Find mugshots and inmate photos. The jail’s phone number and address. Bail and how to get out of jail. Booking and intake procedures. Court information and records. And lots more.

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The prospect of going to jail is a daunting and scary prospect, not only for the person who is incarcerated, but also that person’s friends and family. This guide is designed to give you all the information and tips that you need to make going to jail a lot easier. If you have questions, please feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any feedback or comments that would help other people in the same situation is appreciated.

General Information

Address

Roberts County Jail
110 S. Main
Miami, TX 79059

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: 806-868-3121
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Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail

Do you know someone that has gone to jail and need to locate them?

Do you know somebody that has been arrested and you need to locate them?

To look up who’s in jail at Roberts County Jail you will have to navigate to their web site and perform an inmate lookup.

Inmate Search

The Roberts County Jail Inmate Locator is a list of people who are in jail, which includes custody status, how much their bail is, and times you can visit. Also, you can get info about anybody arrested and processed or released within the last 24 hours. Jail inmates are listed alphabetically by their last name. You can find their inmate information quicker if you’ve got your friend or family member’s first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID.

If the inmate you are looking for could possibly be in another county jail you can check our Texas county jail guide: Texas County Jails Listing


Mugshots

A mugshot, also called a intake picture, is the picture taken by the police when you are booked into jail. They will take one full face and a profile picture. Your full name and jail booking number will be on the pictures, and they are kept on file.

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Mugshots of Roberts County Jail inmates can be searched on the website, or you can see them in person at the Roberts County Jail. When you search for mugshots on the website you will need to input the legal name, and the arrest date, if you have one.

How To Get Your Mugshot Removed

Are you trying to have your mugshot taken off of the Roberts County Jail website? This will be difficult, since your mugshot is public record. You must file a Petition to Expunge in court. This means that all of your arrest records would be sealed, and unavailable to the public. It is difficult to do this, and you will most likely need the services of a lawyer.

To learn more about getting your mugshot removed, the different mugshot sites, and the websites that offer to remove your mugshot for you: How To Remove Your Mugshot from the Internet


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Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail

Naturally, once you are arrested and put in jail, your primary thought is when and how to get out. After you’ve gone through the intake process, your bail amount will be set either through a preset bail schedule or a magistrate. If you don’t get a bail set this might mean that you will either get released, pending trial, or you are kept in jail until your court date.

If you do bail out of jail you are required to agree to be there for your court date, and until that day you are not allowed to leave the county.

In most cases, a prisoner will be given an early release in exchange for good behavior when they don’t break the rules and act right while they’re in jail.

If you follow the rules, you may be allowed to participate in a work release program. Either you will have to stay the jail each day when you’re finished working, or you might have the chance to sleep in a halfway house when you are not working.

Bail

Your bail is the amount of money that you are required to pay to be released from jail until you go to court. The amount you have to pay all depends on the crime you are charged with. You will have to pay 10 percent of the total amount set so you are able to be released from jail. If you miss court, whoever paid your bail will not get their money back.

Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is

In order to find out how much someon’s bail is, you will have to call the jail. If you’ve got the person’s info, such as name, address and date of birth, they’ll be able to let you know how much their bail is. Also, you can check their bail amount and status on the Roberts County Jail website.

How To Bail Someone Out of Jail

Needing to bail someone out of jail is no fun, but fortunately, its easy if you have the money. To start with, find out if they have a Cash Only Bond. If so, you won’t be able to use the services of a Bail Bondsman. Cash only – the jail can’t take checks. As soon as you’ve paid the bail bond, the inmate will be discharged. If this person doesn’t violate any of the terms of their release, the bail money you posted will be returned to you.

Bail Bondsman

If the amount of bail set is large, or you just can’t afford it, you you should hire a bail bondsman. They usually have a fee of 10-15% of the total amount of bail set, and sometimes with a minimum fee of $100. The money you pay to the bail bondsman will not be returned to you and the bondsman only accepts cash. If the bail has been set really high, the bondsman will in most cases use assets as collateral.

To find a bail bondsman go to: Bail bondsman

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Other Ways to Get Out of Jail

  • Time Off For Good Behavior
  • Get Out on Work Release
  • Get Out For Time Served
  • Pre-Trial Release Programs
  • Get Released on House Arrest
  • Get Released on Your Own Recognizance


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Jail Policies and Procedures

Intake Procedures / Booking

The intake process includes the following steps:

  • You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. When the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
  • Firstly, you must answer some questions, such as your legal name, street address, date of birth and an emergency contact person.
  • They’ll also ask you about your mental and medical history.
  • You will be given an inmate ID.
  • Your fingerprints will be taken.
  • You will have a front and profile photo taken for your mugshot.
  • Any property you have will be taken from you and stored until you are released.
  • You will then be allowed to make a phone call to talk to a family member, friend, or bail bondsman.
  • If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you might be allowed to keep wearing your own clothes, if not you you will be given a jail jumpsuit.

Have you ever been arrested and gone through the jail intake procedure? If you have, you should tell your story so other people can learn from your experience. How long did it take to get through intake? Were you treated fairly? Can you tell us secrets that could help other people to get through jail processing?

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Discharge Procedures

When you post bail, you will get discharged from jail. Getting discharged will take anywhere from 30 minutes to all day long. So, the quicker bail is posted, the sooner you will get released. It also will depend on whether you have a cash bond amount or if a judge still needs to decide on your bail amount. For a minor charge, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served out your jail sentence and have a discharge date, you should expect to get released in the morning.

How To Turn Yourself In

out against you, or if you must begin your jail sentence, it is highly recommended that you follow the law and turn yourself in. For a warrant, go to the jail intake area, and let them know that you think there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest. They will check their system to see if there are any outstanding local, state or federal arrest warrants out for you, and if so, they will ask that you surrender yourself and you will be taken into custody. When reporting to serve a sentence, report to the jail at the time and date that the sentence order requires you to. Be sure that you are not late. Just bring things that are allowed when you turn yourself in, for example a driver’s license or even ID, prescription medication, and the sentencing order.

Visitation Procedures

To have visitors, you have to provide each visitor’s name to the jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s information will be entered in a Visiting log as an approved visitor. Each and every visitor will have to provide proof of identification. Anyone arriving late or that is not an approved visitor will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures are always changing, so make sure that you review the jail site before you try to visit an inmate.

Visiting Hours

Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy

Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are usually more expensive than phone calls made outside of jail. There is no limit to when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates must 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, your ability to use the phone might get cut back or forbidden completely.

Phone Number: 806-868-3121

Sending Mail to Inmates

All mail must be sent via the US Postal Service. You shouldn’t use any other type of mail or package delivery. Clearly write the prisoner’s name, inmate ID number, and the address of the jail on the outside of the letter that you send. Do not mail a box or package, envelope with padding or insulation, bag, or an envelope with metal in it. Any mail gets opened and examined and read by the jail officers, and will be sent back if the jail decides it is inappropriate.

Mailing Address

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

Roberts County Jail
110 S. Main
Miami, TX 79059

Here is how you should address the letter:

[INMATE'S FULL NAME]
[INMATE ID]
Roberts County Jail
110 S. Main
Miami, TX 79059


The Roberts County Jail inmate mail policy is always changing, so you should check the the Roberts County Jail website before you send a letter to an inmate there.


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Court Information

Get A Lawyer

If you get arrested, you have rights, the first of which is your right to request an attorney. You don’t get to make many phone calls when you get arrested, so make sure to ask a friend or family member to locate a lawyer when you call them. You might be thinking ‘but do I really need a lawyer’ While you are not required to have one, a lawyer will make sure you know your rights, protect your interests and help you navigate the criminal justice system in Roberts County. The faster you get an attorney working on your situation, the better off you’ll be.

For more info on the benefits of and how to hire an attorney, go to: Find a Lawyer

Public Defender

If you can’t afford an attorney, a Public Defender will be assigned to you. Also, the Public Defender Office has access to private investigators, crime scene and forensics experts as well as social workers. You should be reassured that Public Defenders are bona-fide lawyers, members of the State Bar and are completely licensed to represent you in court and practice law.

Have you or someone you know used a court appointed attorney? How did they do?

Court Records

All court records are are public record and are available upon request to anyone who requests them – not just the person who they pertain to. Court records contain a case file containing a sheet called a docket sheet and each of the documents and motions that have been filed. You can access the records and documents in your court case with the Roberts County website, or at the Roberts County Clerk of Court.

Clerk of Court

The Roberts County Clerk of Court is a member of the court who maintains court records. The Clerk of Court also administer the oath for any court participant who must be under oath, and read the court verdict when the jury has finished deliberations. All records associated with your case are kept and available to you at Roberts County Clerk of Court office.

Fees

Court costs and court fees are the costs from your court case, such as filing charges, motion and claim fees, and court appearance fees. If you cannot afford these fees and have a court appointed attorney, you can get a waiver for these fees.

Magistrate

A Magistrate is the judge that will preside on your case. Magistrates are judges that do a number of things, like setting bail, issuing warrants for arrest, and overseeing preliminary court hearings and detention proceedings.

Pre-Sentencing

Your pre-sentencing report is prepared to include information about your background and details of the defendant’s life history, which the magistrate will consider when decide your sentence. Information and personal details will be collected from the person on trial, his or her family, and, if applicable, the victim in the crime. Remember that you can request to receive your own copy of your pre-sentencing report prior to sentencing, and make sure that you go over it and correct any mistakes in it.

Sentencing

If you get convicted of a crime during your trial, you will be sentenced. There are a number of different options, which include community service, house arrest, and probation, to incarceration in jail or prison. Depending on sentencing guidelines and the severity of your crime, you may be locked up immediately, or you could receive a date to report to jail to serve your jail term according to your sentence.


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Public Records

Inmate Inquiry

Do you need to find out if somebody you know is incarcerated in jail, or has ever been locked up?

This is pretty easy to do, simply you need to visit the jail website and do an inmate search, and do a search using:

  • Name.
  • Date of birth.
  • Their approximate booking date.
  • and their jail ID.

If you think that they are currently in jail, you can also call the jail find out if they’ve been arrested.

Warrant Inquiry

If you believe you have a warrant out for your arrest, you can find out by checking the arrest warrants inquiry on the website or call the jail. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and inquire at the information desk. Bear in mind that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.

Arrest Inquiry

If you know the person’s name, as well as their arrest date, contact the jail, on the phone, in person, or look online. Records of arrests are in the public record and these records are accessible to anyone.

Civil Inquiry

Civil processes are when when you get served with legal papers, like , subpoenas, and arrest warrants. You can find these civil process orders by getting in touch with the Roberts County Sheriff’s office, online or by phone.

Sex Offender Search / Lookup

All convicted sex offenders are required to be registered and listed 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 crime. You are able to view these offenders on the website, but keep in mind that you will not get the actual address, just the neighborhood block they live on.

Court Records

Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. They include a case file that contains a docket and any documents and filings filed in the case. You can access your court records via the internet, or at the clerk’s office of the court where the case was filed.

Criminal Records

Each and every state maintains a record of someone’s criminal history. These state databases are all linked so you can track criminal convictions from other states. Go to the Roberts County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or check online. It helps to know the county, and in the event that it was in a different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.

A search of someone’s criminal history you are able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any crimes, which can include:

  • DWI or DUI.
  • Drug offenses such as possession or trafficking.
  • Kidnapping.
  • Sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault.
  • Violent crimes.
  • Theft.

But, when you do a criminal records check, you generally won’t be able to find out if that person had:

  • Speeding tickets.
  • Lost their drivers license or license revoked or suspended.
  • Accidents.
  • Other moving violations.
  • Parking Tickets.
  • To search for this kind of information, you will have to do a search for their driving history.

    Have you ever had to look for criminal records online? Was it an easy process? Was your search online or did you have to make a phone call to the Roberts County courthouse? Was the information correct? There are plenty of reasons that people search for criminal records and backgrounds, and your account may help other people.

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    Most Wanted

    Everyone knows that the FBI keeps a list of the Top Ten Most Wanted Criminals. In Roberts County,the Roberts County Sheriff’s Department has their own list of the most wanted criminals, that you can access online.

    FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List


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    Life In Jail / What Its Like

    Daily Life

    Everyone knows that serving a jail sentence in Roberts County Jail is quite unpleasant, eventually you will settle into the daily routine. Expect an alarm for wake-up at about 6:00am, and next you’ll have roll call. Then you will get breakfast. Following breakfast you will work in the work program or other activity that you are assigned. 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 Roberts 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 Roberts 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 money to jail inmates can change, so you should review the site before 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 Roberts County Jail

    The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Roberts 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 Roberts 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 spent any time in this jail? Do you have a friend or family member that is a prisoner there? Have you ever been to visit a prisoner in this jail?

    If you have, then we would like you to leave a comment below about it. Tell us about what you experienced so other people can find out what to expect.

    Things you can put in what you write:

    • Conditions at the jail.
    • Jail facility and layout
    • Guards and staff
    • Jail food and commissary
    • Having Visitors
    • Inmates.
    • Safety
    • Gangs
    • Prisoner activities and programs


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    Tell Your Story

    Anyone who’s been in jail has a story to tell. Why were you locked up? Were you mistreated? What was it like in jail? What were the other inmates like? How did getting locked up affect your life?

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