Carbon County Jail is in Carbon County, UT and is the correctional facility for this region. Looking for someone at Carbon County Jail? This site gives you info about everything you might need to know about Carbon County Jail,such as: How to locate an inmate. How to view Carbon County Jail mugshots. The jail’s phone number and address. Posting bail. Intake procedures. Carbon County court information. And much, much more.
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The thought of going to jail is a scary and stressfull thought, not only for whoever goes to jail, but also their family and friends. This guide is designed to give you advice and information you need to make helping someone get out of jail less stressfull. If you have specific questions, feel free to ask them, and any comments or feedback that might be a benefit to others would be welcome.
Carbon County Jail
240 W. Main
Price, UT 84501
Phone Number and Fax Number
Phone Number: 435 636-3254
Map and Directions
Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is locked up and need to find out where they are?
Has a family member or friend that has been arrested and you need to find out where they are?
To see who’s in jail at Carbon County Jail you have to navigate to their link and do an inmate search.
The Carbon County Jail Inmate List has information on persons who have been arrested and are in custody, including status, bail amount, and visiting hours. You can also find the same information for anyone processed or released within the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You will be able to find their arrest information fast if you’ve got the arrestee’s name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
If your friend or loved one may be at another county jail you can check our Utah county jail guide: List of all county jails in Utah
A mugshot, also known as a intake picture, is the photograph taken by the police during jail intake processing. A mugshot is make of one frontal photo and a side-view photo. Your name and booking number will appear on the pictures, and they are on file at the jail.
Mugshots of Carbon County Jail inmates are on the Carbon County Jail website, or you can see them in person at the Carbon County Jail. When viewing mugshots online you will have to input their first and last name, and a booking date, if you know it.
How To Get Your Mugshot Removed
Trying to figure out how to have your mugshot taken off of the Carbon County Jail site? This may not be possible, as the mugshot is a public record. You have to file a ‘Petition to Expunge’. What this means is that the record of your arrest would be sealed, so no one will be able to see them. It is difficult to do this, and you will most likely need the services of a lawyer.
For a more indepth article about getting your mugshot taken down, the different mugshot websites, and the mugshot removal websites: How To Get Your Mugshot Taken Down
Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail
If you’re arrested and put in jail, your primary thought is about getting out. After you’ve gone through booking, your bail amount is set by the magistrate. If you don’t get a bail set this can mean that you will either be released on your ‘own recognizance’ until your court date, or you are kept in jail until your court date.
If you are are released you will have to promise to go to your court date, and you won’t be permitted to leave the county.
Usually, a prisoner will be given an early release in exchange for good behavior if they don’t break the rules and don’t cause any problems while locked up.
If you prove to be trustworthy, you may be allowed to do work release. You will either have to go back to jail each day when you’re finished working, or you might have the chance to move to a halfway house instead of the jail.
Your bail is the amount of money that you have to pay to the court system in order to be released from jail pending trial. The amount you will be required to pay depends on the seriousness of your charges. You or someone you know will have to pay to the courts ten percent of the total that was determined in order for you to get discharged from jail. If you don’t go to court, the person that bailed you out of jail won’t get their money back.
Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is
To find out someone’s bail amount you must call the Carbon County Jail. If you have all the person’s info, like name, address and date of birth, they’ll let you know how much their bail is. You can also check their bail amount and status on the Carbon County Jail site.
How To Bail Someone Out of Jail
Having to bail a friend or family member out of jail is never fun, but most of the time, it is simple to do if you have the money. To start with, you need to know if their bail is a Cash Only Bond situation. If this is the case, you won’t be able to use a bail bondsman. Bail can only be paid by cash – the jail can’t take a personal check. When you’ve paid bail, the inmate will be released into your care. If they don’t violate the terms of their bail, you’ll get your money back.
If the bail amount is too high, or you just can’t afford it, you you should try to hire a bail bondsman. They will generally have a fee of 10-15% of the bail amount, and sometimes with a minimum fee of $100. The money you pay to the bail bondsman will not be returned to you and is typically cash only. If the bail is exceptionally high, the bail bondsman will request to use your assets, such as home, property or cars, as collateral for the bond in addition to whatever their charges are.
To talk to a local bail bondsman click here: How to find a bail bondsman
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Other Ways to Get Out of Jail
- Early Release For Good Behavior
- Get Out on Work Release
- Time Served
- Pre-Trial Release Programs
- Released On House Arrest
- Own Recognizance
Jail Policies and Procedures
Intake Procedures / Booking
The jail intake procedure includes each of these steps:
- You will get put in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you may not be processed immediately.
- The first step is that you will have to answer some simple questions, such as your legal name, street address, birth date and contact person.
- Also, you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history.
- You’ll be given an inmate number.
- You will be fingerprinted.
- You will have a front and profile photo taken for your mugshot.
- All of your personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you are discharged.
- They will let you make a telephone call in order to talk to a member of your family, friend, or bail bondsman.
- If you are expected to be released quickly, they will let you keep wearing your own clothes, if not you you will have to change into a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
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Once bail has been posted, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. The discharge process can take between 30 minutes to quite a few hours. In simple terms, the quicker you post bail, the quicker you will get released. How quickly you get discharged depends on if you have a cash bond or if a magistrate needs to determine how much your bail will be. For minor charges, you will simply be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you get to the end of your sentence and know the date of your release, plan to be discharged in the morning.
How To Turn Yourself In
If there is a, or if you must report to start a sentence, it is highly advisable that you follow the rules and go down to the jail and turn yourself in. If it is for a warrant, go to the jail reception area, and tell them that you think there may be a warrant for your arrest. They will do a check to find out if there is an arrest warrant for you, and if so, you will be taken into the sheriff’s custody. If you have a jail sentence to serve, report at the time and date that the sentence order states. Make sure that you aren’t late. Make sure that you only bring approved items when you go, such as a driver’s license or even your ID, any prescription medication you might take, as well as a copy of the sentencing order.
Inmates have to provide each visitor’s name to the jail before anyone can visit them. This information will be put in the visitors log as an approved visitor. Each and every visitor will have to provide acceptable photo identification. Any visitors arriving late or without a visiting order will not be able to attend visitation.
Jail visitation policies can change, so make sure that you double-check the official site before you go to visitation.
Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy
The only phone calls that inmates are allowed to make are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . These phone calls are usually more expensive than phone calls made outside of jail. Phone calls are restricted on when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates should keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you break the jail rules, an inmate’s ability to use the phone might get reduced or cut altogether.
Phone Number: 435 636-3254
Sending Mail to Inmates
All mall sent to inmates must be sent using the actual US Postal Service. You cannot use any other form of delivery. You must write or type the name, prisoner number, and the address of the jail on the letter that you send. Don’t send anything in a package, envelope with padding or insulation, bag, or an envelope containing metal parts. All mail that you send to inmates will be opened and inspected and read by the officers at the jail, and the mail will get returned to the sender if the jail decides it is inappropriate.
If you would like to send a letter to an inmate at Carbon County Jail, use this address:
Carbon County Jail
240 W. Main
Price, UT 84501
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE'S FULL NAME]
Carbon County Jail
240 W. Main
Price, UT 84501
The inmate mail policy at Carbon County Jail can change, so double check the the Carbon County Jail website when send a letter to someone in jail there.
Get A Lawyer
If you get arrested, you should know you still have rights, the first of which is the right to request a lawyer. You only get so many phone calls when you get arrested, so you would be wise to ask a friend or family member to find a lawyer for you. You may be asking yourself ‘I don’t have to get a lawyer – I can just represent myself’ You can represent yourself if you reall want to, but, a criminal lawyer can advise you of your rights, help protect your interests and help you navigate through the complicated legal system. The sooner you get a lawyer involved with your criminal case, the better.
For more information about this, read: How to Find a Lawyer
If you’ve been arrested and don’t have the money to hire a lawyer, the courts will assign you a public defender, which is a free lawyer. Also, the Public Defender has access to private investigators, experts in forensics as well as social case workers. All Public Defenders are licensed lawyers who are admitted to the State Bar and are completely licensed to practice law as an agent of the court.
Have you or someone you know had to use a Public Defender or court appointed attorney? Are you happy with how they handled your case?
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. They are comprised of a file with a sheet called a docket sheet and all of the documents in your case. You are able to access the records and documents in your court case via the Carbon County website, or at the Clerk of Court.
Clerk of Court
The Clerk of Court is an official part of the court who maintains court records and controls access to them. The Clerk of Court also administer the oath for any court participant who must be under oath, and also read the court verdict when the jury has finished deliberations. All records, documents, and evidence from your court case are kept at Clerk of Court’s office.
Court fees are the charges and fees associated with your case, such as filing charges, motion and claim fees, and court appearance fees. If you are low income and have a Public Defender, you can get a waiver for these fees.
The Carbon County magistrate is the judge that will preside on your case. They do many different things, such as setting your bail amount, issuing arrest warrants, and overseeing preliminary court proceedings and detention proceedings.
A pre-sentencing report is prepared to include information about the defendant’s background and as much detail about the defendant’s life history, which the magistrate will review and take into account when determining your sentence. Information and personal details will be collected from the person on trial, his or her family, and in some circumstances the victim of the crime. Be sure to remember you can ask to see your own copy of this report prior to sentencing, and make sure that you go over it and correct any mistakes in it.
After you are convicted of a crime, you will then get sentenced. The judge will have several different options when sentencing you, which include community service to probation, to incarceration in either jail (short term) or prison (long term). Depending on the severity of the crime, you will either be immediately taken into custody, or you could get a date to to surrender and report to jail to serve your term.
Do you need to find out if somebody you know is in jail, or has gone to jail in the past?
This is pretty easy to do, simply just access the jail website and do an inmate search, and do a search using:
- Their name.
- Date of birth.
- Their approximate booking date.
- or inmate ID.
If you think that they are currently in jail, you can also call the jail get confirmation.
If you think you might have a warrant out for your arrest, you are able to check the court records online or call the court directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask one of the officers. Keep in mind that if there is a warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
If you know the person’s first and last name, as well as their arrest date, contact the jail, by phone, go there in person, or check online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and this information is accessible to anyone.
Civil processes are when when you are served with legal papers, like , subpoenas, and arrest warrants. You can find these by going to the Carbon County Sheriff’s office, on their website or by phone.
Sex Offender Search / Lookup
All convicted sex offenders have to be registered on the sex offender databases required by the area they live in. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex crime. You are able to view this information on the website, but keep in mind that you can’t get the exact address, but only the neighborhood block they live on.
Court Records are public records. Court Records include a case file that contains a docket and any filings and documents filed in the court case. You can access your court records on their website, or at Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains a record of their state citizen’s criminal background. These databases are connected and you can track criminal histories from other states. Go to county courthouse and inquire, or you can check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if it was in a completely different state, you may have to pay for a more intensive search.
A criminal history search you can find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any crimes, which can include:
- DUI or DWI.
- Drug crimes like possession or trafficking.
- Sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault.
- Violent crimes like assault or murder.
When you do a criminal history search, you won’t 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.
- Moving violations.
- Parking Tickets.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Conditions in Carbon County Jail.
- Jail, yard and pod layout and facility
- Guards and jail staff
- Commissary and food
- Visitation Days
- Other Inmates.
- Prisoner safety
- Gang activity
- Prisoner programs and activities
To search for this information, you have to do a driving records search.
Have you ever tried to search for someone’s criminal records? Was it an easy process? Was your search online or did you make a phone call to the jail? Was the information correct? There are lots of reasons that people search for criminal records, and your comments may help other people that are in the same situation.
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Everyone knows that the FBI has their list of the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. In Carbon County,the Sheriff has a list of most wanted criminals, too.
FBI Ten Most Wanted List: Link
Life In Jail / What Its Like
While the prospect of getting locked up in the Carbon County jail is very scary, soon you will settle into the daily routine. All inmates get an alarm for wake-up at about 6:00 AM, and then roll call. After roll call you will get breakfast. Following breakfast you will have 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 Carbon County Jail, your experiences would be welcomed, if it can help another person to deal with it.
When incarcerated, all inmates are expected to wear the Carbon 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 Carbon County Jail could change, so it would be best to check the the Carbon County Jail website before you send funds to an inmate there.
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.
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.
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.
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.
News and Media
Photos / Pictures
Types of Jobs at Carbon County Jail
The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Carbon 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 Carbon County Jail
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.
Speak Your Mind
Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.
The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:
The definition of victim includes:
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.
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.
Speak Your Mind
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.
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.
Reviews of this Jail
Have you ever been an inmate in this jail? Do you have a friend or family member that spent time there? Have you ever been to visit an inmate in this jail?
If your answer is yes, then we would like you to tell us about it. Write down your jail experience so others can find out what to expect.
Things you might want to put in your review:
Tell Your Story
Anyone who’s ever been arrested and sent to jail has some stories to tell about the whole experience. Why’d you end up in jail? Were you mistreated? What was it like in jail? What were the other inmates like? How did going to jail affect your life?
Tell your story about when you did time at Carbon County Jail
Throw A Shout Out to Your Cell Mate
Did you make friends in jail? Do you need to say wassup to someone from jail? Post a message to them below.
Throw a shoutout to people locked up at Carbon County Jail
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