Maries County Jail – Vienna, MO

Maries County Jail is located in Maries County and is the correctional facility for this region. Looking for somebody incarcerated at Maries County Jail? This page tells you information about everything you might want to know about Maries County Jailsuch as the following: Find an inmate at Maries County Jail. Find mugshots. The jail’s address and phone number. Bailing out of jail. Maries County Jail intake procedures. Court records. And more…

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The prospect of going to jail is a scary and stressful prospect, not only for the person who gets locked up, but also that person’s friends and family. The purpose of this guide is to give you all the info that you’ll need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail a lot easier. If you have specific questions, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any tips or comments that could help other people in the same situation is much appreciated.

General Information

Address

Maries County Jail
211 Fourth Street
Vienna, MO 65582

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (573) 422-3381
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Map and Directions

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Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail

Do you know someone that is locked up and need to find them?

Do you know a friend or family member that has been arrested and you want to locate them?

To see who’s in jail at Maries County Jail you will have to visit their web site and do an inmate search.

Inmate Search

The Maries County Jail Inmate List is a list of persons who have been arrested and are in custody, which includes custody status, how much their bail is, and schedule for visitation. You can get information for anyone booked or discharged in the past 24-hour period. Inmates are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to get their inmate information quicker if you’ve got the arrestee’s first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.

If the inmate you are looking for is in another county jail you can check our Missouri county jail guide: Other Jails in Missouri


Mugshots

A mugshot, also known as a booking photograph, is a photo that the jail takes when you get booked into jail. They will take one full face and a profile picture. Your name and jail booking number will be in the photos, and they will be kept on file.

View Mugshots

Mugshots of Maries County Jail prisoners can be viewed online, or you can go in person to the Maries County Jail. When viewing online you need to enter the person’s full name, and a booking date, if you have it.

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How To Get Your Mugshot Removed

Are you trying to figure out what to do in order to get your mugshot removed from the Maries County Jail site? This can be tricky, because the mugshot is a matter of public record. To get your mugshot removed you have to file a ‘Petition to Expunge’. Basically, this means that the record of your arrest would be sealed, so no one will be able to see them. Depending on your situation, this may be a longshot.

For a more in-depth article about getting your mugshot removed, the many different websites with mugshots, and the websites that offer to remove your mugshot for you: How To Get Your Mugshot Taken Down


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Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail

Once you’re locked up, your main thought is about when you get out. After booking, bail will be determined either by bail schedule or magistrate. In cases where no bail is set this might mean that you will either get released, pending trial, or you are kept in jail until your court date.

If you are released from jail you are required to agree to be in court on your court date, and you must not leave town.

Typically, inmates will earn time off for good behavior when they follow the rules and area a good inmate while they’re in jail.

If you follow the rules, you may be allowed to do work release. You will be required to stay jail each day when you’re finished working, or you could be permitted to move to a halfway house instead of the jail.

Bail

Your bail is the amount of money that you have to pay to the courts in order to be released from jail until your court date. The amount of bail that is set is dictated by the crime you are charged with. Someone you know will need to post ten percent of the total that was set so you are able to bail out of jail. If you don’t go to your court date, whoever put up your bail money won’t get the bail money back.

Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is

In order to find out how much someone’s bail is, you need to call the Maries County Jail. If know the pertinent information, like name, address and date of birth, they’ll tell you what their bail is set at. You can also see the bail amount on the Maries County Jail site.

How To Bail Someone Out of Jail

Needing to bail someone out of jail is never a fun thing, but most of the time, its really easy. To start with, figure out if they have a Cash Only Bond situation. If this is the case, you can’t get a Bail Bondsman. Take cash only to the jail – they will not take checks. As soon as you’ve posted (paid) bond, the prisoner will get released. If the conditions of bail are not violated, you’ll get the bail money back.

Bail Bondsman

If bail is set too high, or you just can’t afford to pay it, you should use a bail bondsman. Bondsmen usually have a fee of 10 to 15 percent of the total amount of bail set, and usually charge a minimum fee of $100. The money you pay to the bail bondsman will not be returned to you and bondsmen usually only accept cash. If their bail has been set particularly high, the bondsman may use your assets, such as home, property or cars, as collateral in addition to the fee they charge.

To find a bail bondsman click here: Find a bail bondsman at Maries County Jail

Have you ever hired a bail bondsman for someone you know or yourself? If so, please share your experience in a comment below, and let us know how it worked out for you.

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Other Ways to Get Out of Jail

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


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Jail Policies and Procedures

Intake Procedures / Booking

The jail intake process takes you through each of the following steps:

  • You will get put in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
  • First, have to answer some basic questions, like what is your legal name, street address, birthdate and a contact person.
  • Also, you will also be asked about your medical and psychological history.
  • You will be given an inmate ID number.
  • You will get 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 get released from jail.
  • You will be allowed to make a phone call in order to contact a family member, friend, or bail bondsman.
  • If you are expected to be released quickly, you might get to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, if not you will be given a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.

Have you ever been booked into jail? If you have, you should tell us how it happened. How long did you have to wait in the holding cell? How did the guards treat you? Do you have any tips that might help other people that get arrested get through the process?

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Discharge Procedures

When you finally post bail, you will get released from jail. Getting discharged from jail can take anywhere between 30 minutes to all day long. So, the faster you can pay your bail, the faster you will get let go. Also, it might depend on if you have a cash bond or if the magistrate needs to decide on the bail amount. For lesser charges, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. If you have served a sentence in jail and know the release date, you should expect to be released between 9am and noon.

How To Turn Yourself In

for your arrest, or if you need to start your sentence, it is recommended that you follow the law and turn yourself in willingly. If you have a warrant, go to the jail, and let them know that think that there is a warrant out for your arrest. They will check to see if you have a warrant, and if you do, they will take you into custody. If it is for a jail sentence, go down to the jail on the date and time that the sentence order lists. Make sure that you don’t show up late. Just bring allowed items when you go to jail, such as your driver’s license or state issued ID, any prescription medication you might take, and a official sentencing order.

Visitation Procedures

In order to have visitors, inmates must provide the name and date of birth of each visitor to the jail. This information will be put into the visitors log for the inmate that requested the visitor. Every visitor must provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Visitors that arrives for visitation late or that does not have a visitation order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures change often, so review the official site before you try to visit an inmate.

Visiting Hours

Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy

All phone calls from jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account. Calls made in jail are typically more expensive than phone calls made at home. There are certain restrictions about how often you can use the phone, but you should keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you break the rules and are disciplined, phone calls might get cut back or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.

The Maries County Jail phone number is: (573) 422-3381

Sending Mail to Inmates

Any mail that you send to an inmate has to be sent via the US Postal Service. You can’t use any other method of delivery. You have to print the name, inmate ID number, and the jail address on the envelope. Don’t send a package, padded envelope, plastic or paper bag, or an envelope with any metal in it. Any mail is opened and examined by the officers at the jail, and the mail will be returned if it can’t be delivered.

Mailing Address

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

Maries County Jail
211 Fourth Street
Vienna, MO 65582

Here is how you should address the letter:

[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
[INMATE ID]
Maries County Jail
211 Fourth Street
Vienna, MO 65582


The Maries County Jail inmate mail policy changes frequently, so we suggest that you double check the site when you send a letter to an inmate.


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Court Information

Get A Lawyer

When you get arrested, you have certain rights, one of these is the right to request an attorney. You are only allowed to make so many phone calls in jail, so it is important to have a friend or relative find an attorney when you talk to them. You may be asking yourself ‘but do I really need an attorney’ You’re not required to have an attorney in all cases, a criminal attorney can advise you of your rights, protect your interests and show you the way through the court system. The sooner you get a lawyer involved with your case, the better.

For more info on this, click: How to Find an Attorney in Maries County

Public Defender

If you’ve been arrested and don’t have the money to hire a lawyer, you will be assigned a public defender. Also, the Public Defender’s Office has a number of staff such as independent investigators, forensics experts as well as social case workers. All Public Defenders are licensed lawyers, members of the State Bar and are licensed to practice law and represent you in court.

Have you ever had to use a court appointed attorney or Public Defender? Are you happy with how they handled your case?

Court Records

All court records are public record and are available upon request to anyone who requests them – not just the person who they pertain to. Court records include a case file containing a sheet called a docket sheet and all motions, documents, and evidence filed in the course of your case. You, and anyone else, can access your court records via the online service, or by going to the Clerk of Court where the case was filed.

Clerk of Court

The Clerk of Court is an officer of the court who maintains court records and controls access to them. The Clerk of Court also administer the oath during court cases, and also read the jury’s verdict. All records relating to your case are maintained at Clerk of Court.

Fees

Court fees are all costs associated with your court case, such as filing fees, motion and claim fees, and court charges. If you don’t have the money to pay these fees and have a court appointed attorney, you can get a waiver for these fees.

Magistrate

The Maries County court magistrate is the judge that rules over your case in court. Magistrate judges do a number of different things, which include setting bail amounts, issuing warrants for arrest, and acting as the presiding judge over preliminary and procedural court proceedings and detention proceedings.

Pre-Sentencing

Your pre-sentencing report is prepared with information about your background and as much detail about the defendant’s life and history, which the magistrate will take into account when determining the sentence. Information and personal details will be gathered from the defendant, the defendant’s family, and in some circumstances the victim. Remember that you can request to get a copy of the pre-sentencing report before sentencing, and make sure that you correct any mistakes that it contains.

Sentencing

If you get convicted of a crime during your trial, you will then get sentenced. The presiding judge in your case will weigh several options when determining your sentence, including community service and probation, to even incarceration in jail or prison. Depending on how serious your crime was, you may be taken into custody immediately, or you could get a date that you are supposed to surrender and report to jail to serve out your sentence.


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Public Records

Inmate Inquiry

Do you want to find out if somebody you know is currently in jail, or has ever been in jail?

To do so, you will have to query the jail’s website, and do a search using:

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

If you’re not sure if this person is in jail or not, you should call the jail confirm whether they’ve been arrested or not.

Warrant Inquiry

If you think you might have a warrant out for your arrest, you can find out by checking the court records on the Maries County jail website or you can call the court. This requires a first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask one of the officers. You should be clear that if there is a warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.

Arrest Inquiry

If you know the person’s first and last name, as well as their arrest date, contact the jail, either by phone, go there in person, or check online. An arrest is in the public record and this information is accessible to anyone.

Civil Inquiry

Civil processes are when someone has been served with papers, which can be a court order. You can find these by going to the Maries County Sheriff’s office, either by phone or through their website.

Sex Offender Search / Lookup

All people registered as sex offenders are required to be registered and listed on both a national and state sex offender database. Those listed on these databases have been tried by jury and convicted in a court of law of a sex or kidnapping crime. You are able to view these listings on the internet, but remember that you will not get the exact address, but only the block that they live on.

Court Records

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

Criminal Records

Each state maintains a record of people’s criminal history. These online databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from any other state. You can go to the Maries County Courthouse and check in person or you can check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and in the event that it was in a totally different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more complete search.

When you look up a person’s criminal records you will find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any crimes they may have committed, which could include:

  • DWI or DUI.
  • Drug Possession.
  • Kidnapping.
  • Sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault.
  • Violent crimes.
  • Breaking and entering, theft, larceny.

If you do a criminal records check, you won’t learn if someone has had any infractions like moving violations:

  • Speeding.
  • Drivers license suspended or revoked.
  • Been in a traffic accident.
  • Minor infractions or moving violations.
  • Parking Tickets.
  • To get driving records, you will have to do a search for their driving record.

    Have you ever had to look for criminal records online? How easy was it? Did you do your search online or did you have to call the Maries County courthouse? Did you get information that was correct? There are plenty of reasons that people look up criminal records, and your comments might make it easier for others.

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    Most Wanted

    The FBI maintains a list of the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. In Maries County, the Maries County Sheriff has their own list of the most wanted criminals, that you can access online.

    FBI Ten Most Wanted List: External Link


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    Life In Jail / What Its Like

    Daily Life

    While the prospect of being incarcerated in the Maries County jail is something you wish you could avoid, soon you will get accustomed to the routine that is set for you. You will get an alarm for wake-up at about 6:00AM, and then roll call. Then you will have breakfast. Following breakfast you will be required to 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 Maries 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 Maries 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 process for sending funds to someone in jail might change, so we suggest that you review the official Maries County Jail site when you send money to an inmate.

    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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    Jobs

    Types of Jobs at Maries County Jail

    The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Maries 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 Maries 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 Driver’s 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:

    • Victims have the right to protection from the accused.
    • Victims have the right to notification.
    • Victims have the right to attend proceedings.
    • Victims have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
    • Victims have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
    • Victims have the right to restitution.
    • Victims have the right to a speedy trial.
    • Victims have 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 visited an inmate there?

    If your answer is yes, then we would like you to leave a comment below about it. Tell us about what you experienced so that others can learn what to expect.

    What to include in what you write:

    • Conditions at the jail.
    • Jail, yard and pod facility and layout
    • Staff and guards
    • Food and commissary
    • Visitation Days
    • The other inmates.
    • Safety
    • Gangs
    • Inmate activities and programs


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    Tell Your Story

    Everyone’s who has been put in jail has some stories about their time ‘inside’. Why were you locked up? Were you fairly treated? What was it like in jail? How did you get along with the other inmates? How did going to jail affect your life?

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    Send a Message to Your Cell Mate

    Make some good friends in jail? Are you trying to talk to an inmate you met while you were incarcerated? Leave a message for them here.

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