Davie County Detention Center – Mocksville, NC

Davie County Detention Center is located in Davidson County and is the main correctional facility for that region. Do you know someone in jail at Davie County Detention Center? This site gives you about everything one might want to know about Davie County Detention Centersuch as the following: How to do a jail inmate search. Find mugshots and inmate photos. The jail’s phone number and address. Posting bail. Booking and intake procedures. Court information and records. And lots more.

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The prospect of getting arrested and going to jail is a scary and stressfull idea, not only for whoever gets locked up, but also their family, friends, and loved ones. This guide is meant to give you all the advice and information that you’ll need to make helping someone get out of jail easier. If you have a question, just ask it in the comment section below, and also any tips or comments that would be a benefit to other people in the same situation would be welcome.

General Information

Address

Davie County Detention Center
135 Green St
Mocksville, NC 27028

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone: 336-753-6647
Fax Number:

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Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail

Do you know someone in jail and need to contact them?

Has someone who’s been arrested and you need to find out what jail they’re in?

In order to see who is in jail at Davie County Detention Center you should go to their link and do an inmate lookup.

Inmate Search

The Davie County Detention Center Inmate Roster has information on people who are in jail, including custody status, bail amount, and visiting hours. You can also get info for anyone arrested and booked or released in the past 24 hour period. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to locate their inmate information quicker if you have your friend or family member’s full name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.

If the inmate you are looking for might be at another jail you will want to check our North Carolina county jail guide: List of all jails in North Carolina


Mugshots

A mugshot, also called a jail booking picture, is a photograph taken by the police during jail intake processing. They will take one full face and a profile picture. Your full name and jail booking number will appear on the pictures, and they are kept on file at the jail.

View Mugshots

Mugshots of Davie County Detention Center inmates can be viewed on the website, or you can go in person to the Davie County Detention Center. When you search for mugshots online you will have to enter their legal name, and an arrest date, if you know it.

How To Get Your Mugshot Removed

Are you trying to get your mugshot removed from the Davie County Detention Center website? This may not be possible, since your mugshot is a public record. To get your mugshot taken down you will need to file a ‘Petition to Expunge’. What this means is that the record of your arrest would be sealed, and will not be available to the public. It is difficult to do this, and you will most likely need the services of a lawyer.

For a more indepth article about removing your mugshot, the different mugshot websites, and the websites that offer to remove your mugshot for you: How To Get Your Mugshot Removed


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Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail

Obviously, once you’re in jail, your primary thought is about getting out. After you’ve been booked, your bail amount will be determined either by bail schedule or magistrate. If no bail is set this can mean that you will either be released on your ‘own recognizance’ until your court date, or you must remain in jail until your trial.

If you do bail out you are required to agree to go to your court date, and you are required not to leave town.

In most cases, an inmate in the Davie County Detention Center are given time off for good behavior if they follow the rules and conduct themselves properly while incarcerated.

If you prove to be trustworthy, you might be allowed to do work release. Either you will have to go back to jail at the end of the day when you’re finished at your job, or you may have the chance to move into a halfway house when you are not working.

Bail

Your bail is the amount of money that you will be required to pay to be released from jail until you go to court. The amount you will be required to pay is determined by how serious your crime is. Someone will have to pay ten percent of the total that was determined so you are able to bail out of jail. If you don’t go to your court date, whoever posted your bail will lose that bail money.

Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is

In order to find out how much someon’s bail is, you must call the jail or the county courthouse. If you have all the person’s information, including name, address and date of birth, they’ll tell you how much their bail is. Also, you can see the bail amount on the Davie County Detention Center website.

How To Bail Someone Out of Jail

Posting bail to get out of jail is an unpleasant situation, but in some cases, it’s really easy if you have the money. To start with, find out if their bail is a Cash Only Bond. If this is the case, you won’t be able to use the services of a bondsman. Cash only – they won’t take checks. When you’ve paid bail, the person will be released. If they don’t violate the terms of their bail, you’ll get the bail money back.

Bail Bondsman

If their bail has been set too high, or you can’t afford it, you will need to use a bail bondsman. Bondsmen generally charge you a fee of 10-15% of total bail, and usually with a minimum charge of $100. The money you pay to the bail bondsman will not be returned to you and bondsmen usually only accept cash. If the bail has been set really high, the bondsman will in these cases require that they use your personal assets as collateral for the bond in addition to whatever their charges are.

To find a local bail bondsman visit our page about: How to find a bail bondsman

Have you ever used the services of Bail Bondsman for someone you know or yourself? 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

  • Time Off For Good Behavior
  • Get Out on Work Release
  • Time Served
  • Get Out on a Pre-Trial Release Program
  • 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 is made up of each of the following steps:

  • You will be placed in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
  • Firstly, you must answer a number of questions, such as your legal name, address, date of birth and contact person.
  • They’ll also ask you about your psychological and medical history.
  • You’ll be given an inmate ID number.
  • You will be fingerprinted.
  • You will have your mugshot taken.
  • Any personal property you have will get taken away from you and stored until you are discharged.
  • You will get to make a telephone call in order to get in touch with family, friends, or bail bondsman.
  • If you are expected to be released quickly, you might be allowed to wear your own clothes, otherwise you you will have to wear a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.

Have you ever been booked into jail? If so, please tell your story. How long did it take to get through intake? How did the guards treat you? Can you tell us things that will help other people make it through jail intake?

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Discharge Procedures

Once you are able to post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged from jail can take from 30 minutes to all day. In other words the faster bail is posted, the sooner you will get discharged from jail. It also will depend on if you’ve got a cash bond or if a judge needs to figure out how much your bail will be. For a minor charge, you will be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and know the date of your release, you should expect to get released in the morning.

How To Turn Yourself In

If there is a, or if you have to begin your sentence in jail, you really should follow the law and turn yourself into the authorities. If you have a warrant, go to the jail intake area, and let them know that think that there is a warrant out for your arrest. They will do a record check, and if you do, you will be taken into jail custody. If you have a jail sentence to serve, go down to the jail on the date and time that the sentence order requires you to. Be sure that you don’t show up late. Only bring necessary items with you, like a driver’s license or even your ID, any prescription medication you might take, along with your doctor’s prescription, and the copy of the sentencing order.

Visitation Procedures

To have visitors, you have to provide information about each visitor to the jail in advance of the visit. This information will go into the visitors log for the requesting inmate. Each visitor has to provide proof of identification. Visitors that gets to visitation or without a visiting order will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures at Davie County Detention Center can change, so we suggest that you review the official site before you go to visitation.

Visiting Hours

Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy

All phone calls from jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . These phone calls are much more expensive than phone calls made at home. There is no limit to when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but bear in mind that you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you break the rules, your ability to use the phone might get reduced or forbidden completely.

The Davie County Detention Center phone number is: 336-753-6647

Sending Mail to Inmates

Any mail that you send to an inmate has to be sent using the actual US Postal Service. You cannot use any other type of mail delivery. You have to clearly print the prisoner’s name, inmate number, and the jail address on the envelope. Don’t send anything in a box or package, padded envelope, plastic or paper bag, or an envelope with metal in it. Any mail sent to inmates gets opened and read by the staff, and will get sent back to the person who mailed it if they decide it is inappropriate.

Mailing Address

Use this address when sending a letter to someone incarcerated at Davie County Detention Center:

Davie County Detention Center
135 Green St
Mocksville, NC 27028

Here is how you should address the letter:

[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
[INMATE ID]
Davie County Detention Center
135 Green St
Mocksville, NC 27028


The inmate mail policy at Davie County Detention Center changes, so you should check the official Davie County Detention Center site before you send a letter to an inmate there.


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Court Information

Get A Lawyer

When you’ve been arrested, you still have rights, and an important one is that you have the right to request an attorney. You don’t get to make many phone calls when you get arrested, so it is important to ask a friend or family member to locate an attorney for you. You may be thinking ‘but do I really need an attorney’ You are not required to have an attorney for some criminal charges, an attorney can advise you of your rights, protect your interests and show you the way through the complicated legal system that you are now faced with. The faster you hire a lawyer to represent you and work on your situation, the better your chances.

For more info on this, go to: How to Find an Attorney

Public Defender

If you need an attorney, but can’t afford an attorney, you will be assigned a public defender. The Public Defender Office has a number of staff such as independent investigators, experts in forensics and social workers. All Public Defenders are bona-fide attorneys that are members of the State Bar and are legally licensed to practice law.

Have you ever had to use a court appointed attorney or Public Defender? Do you think that they did a good job of defending you?

Court Records

Court records are are public records and are available upon request. Court records have a court case file with a docket sheet and all motions, documents, and evidence in the case. You can access your court records via the website, or by going to the Clerk’s office of the Court.

Clerk of Court

The Davidson County Clerk of Court is an official part of the court that maintains the records. They also administer the oath when court is in session, and also read the verdict when the jury makes their final decision. All records and documents from your court case are available at Davidson County Clerk of Court office.

Fees

Court fees are all costs associated with your court case, for example filing fees, motion and claim fees, and court charges. If you don’t have the money to pay these fees and have been assigned a Public Defender, you can get a waiver for these fees and won’t have to pay them.

Magistrate

The magistrate acts as the judge that will preside over your case. Magistrates do different tasks, such as determing how much your bail will be, issuing warrants for arrest, and overseeing first court appearances and detention proceedings.

Pre-Sentencing

A defendant’s pre-sentencing report is put together with the defendant’s background information and information about the defendant’s life, which the judge will review when determining your sentence. Information will be solicited from the defendant, his or her family members, and in some circumstances the victim in the crime. Be sure to remember that you can ask to get your own copy of the pre-sentencing report before your sentencing, so you have the opportunity to review it and correct any mistakes.

Sentencing

If you get convicted of a crime, you will be sentenced. The presiding judge in your case will weigh several options when determining your sentence, which include community service, house arrest, and probation, to even incarceration in either jail (short term) or prison (long term). Depending on sentencing guidelines and the severity of your crime, you will either be locked up immediately, or you could be given a date that you are supposed to to surrender and report to jail to serve out your sentence.


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Public Records

Inmate Inquiry

Do you need to find out if some you know is incarcerated, or has gone to jail in the past?

To do this, just access the jail website and do an inmate search, and search by:

  • The inmate’s name.
  • Birth date.
  • Approximate booking date.
  • and their jail ID.

If you think this person is in jail, you should call the jail find out if they’ve been arrested.

Warrant Inquiry

If you think you might have an outstanding warrant, you can find out by checking the court records online or you are able to call the court directly. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask one of the officers. Keep in mind that if there is a warrant for your arrest, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.

Arrest Inquiry

If you know the person’s first and last name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Davidson County jail, by phone, go there in person, or check online. An arrest is a matter of public record and these records are accessible to anyone.

Civil Inquiry

A Civil Process is when you get served with papers, such as , subpoenas, and arrest warrants. You can find these by contacting the Davidson County Sheriff’s office, online or by phone.

Sex Offender Search / Lookup

All convicted sex offenders are 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 see these listings on the website, but remember that you will not get the street address, but only the address block they live on.

Court Records

Court Records are public records. Court Records include a case file that includes a docket and any of the filings and documents filed in your case. You are able to access court records on the website, or at Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.

Criminal Records

Every state maintains records of a person’s criminal history. These state databases are all connected so you can track criminal histories from another state. Go to the Davidson County Courthouse and check in person, or check online. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that it was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.

A criminal history search you will be able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for any crimes they may have committed, which could include:

  • DUI.
  • Drug Possession.
  • Kidnapping.
  • Rape or other sexual assault.
  • Violent crimes like assault or murder.
  • Theft.

During a criminal records search, usually will not find if that person has had:

  • Speeding or wreckless driving.
  • Drivers license revoked or suspended.
  • Accidents.
  • Other moving violations.
  • Parking Tickets.
  • To get driving records, you have to do a driving records search.

    Have you ever had to look for criminal records online? Was it a difficult process? Was your search online or did you call the jail? Did you get information that was correct? There are many reasons that people look up criminal records and backgrounds, and your account may make it easier for others.

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    Most Wanted

    Everyone knows that the FBI has their list of the Top Ten Most Wanted Criminals. In Davidson County,the Sheriff maintains their own list of the top most wanted criminals in the county.

    FBI Top Ten Most Wanted List: Link


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    Life In Jail / What Its Like

    Daily Life

    Everyone knows that spending time in the Davidson County jail is something you wish you could avoid, eventually you will get used to the routine that is set for you in jail. Prisoners get a wake-up alarm each morning at 6:00AM, and next they’ll do roll call. Then you will have breakfast. When you finish breakfast participate 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 Davie County Detention Center, 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 Davie County Detention Center 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 rules for sending funds to someone in jail might change, so double check the official Davie County Detention Center 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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    News and Media

    News

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    Jobs

    Types of Jobs at Davie County Detention Center

    The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Davie County Detention Center, 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 Davie County Detention Center

    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 know anybody that is an inmate there? Have you ever visited an inmate in this jail?

    If your answer is yes, then please write your review about it. Write down your jail experience so other people can learn what to expect.

    Things you can include in your comment:

    • Conditions at the jail.
    • Jail and pod layout and facility
    • Guards and jail staff
    • Food and commissary
    • Having Visitors
    • Other Inmates.
    • Safety
    • Gang activity
    • Inmate activities and programs


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    Tell Your Story

    Anybody that’s ever been locked up has at least one story to tell about it. Why’d you end up in jail? Were you fairly treated? How was life in jail? Tell us about the other inmates. How did going to jail affect your life?

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    Throw A Shout Out to Your Cell Mate

    Did you meet some cool folks in jail? Need to talk to a person you met in jail? Leave a message for them here.

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  1. Alexis Grimm says:

    I spent three days in this facility. I had never been arrested prior to this, nor have I since. I was wrongly accused of felony larcony and assault and battery. I was never convicted because the so called victim took her life.

    It was June 2010. I went to my mother’s house to collect my belongings. I had not lived there for some time. I had two people with me. My stepfather was at the house with my mother. Everything was by the front door. We brought it out to the truck and I checked it to see if it was everything. There was a box that wasn’t mine, i brought it to the door, and a Sheriff’s car pulls down the driveway. He questions me. At this point I am unaware of what I’m being accused of. He goes in the house, speaks with my parents, comes out, and tells me to turn around and I am under arrest. I ask him why and he tells me for stealing my mother’s wedding ring and attacking her when confronted. I tell him I did not do those things and that he can search me and the vehicle, he says he doesn’t have time. When we get to the jail I tell them I am pregnant and have mono ( the best thing you can do for mono is drink fluids and rest) They don’t give me a pregnancy test. I ask for water. They say no. They put me in a cell on my own in a velcro dress. They would not give me a blanket or toilet paper. I was so cold I couldn’t sleep, I just layed there and cried. I tell them I am lactose intolerant. With every meal they bring me milk. I ask for a cup so I could get water from the sink, they say no. I was finally released on bail.

    I forgot to mention, my mother had a previous record. She ran from the police. She had a warrant on her. My stepfather was arrested with her for obstruction of justice. He lied to the police for her.

    Worst experience of my life.

  2. i just recently got out of davie county detention center and my boyfriend is curently still incarated the jail conditions are fine considering.the fact that the breakfast/lunch trays come from an elementary school and for dinner how much do parents usually feed there kids im pretty sure its not just 1/4 cup vegitables 1/4 cup fruit and one sandwhich with 2 pieces of bread 1 piece of ham or bolongna or roast beef and 4 to 5 pieces of cheese i understand they say that there getting there daily calories from all the cheese that there giving them and clogging them up.they are being feed like dogs.no wait a dog gets feed better than that.just because they made some bad choices dosent mean that they sshould be treated like animals.

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