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Lucas County Jail

Lucas County Jail, IA Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: April 17, 2020
State
Iowa
Type
County Jail
Location
1023 Linden Avenue, Chariton, IA, 50049
County
Lucas County
City
Chariton
Postal Code
50049
Phone Number
641-774-5083

Lucas County Sheriffs Department / Lucas County Jail

Address
48559 Hy Vee Road, Chariton, Iowa, 50049
Phone
641-774-5083
Fax
641-774-1660

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About Lucas County Jail

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The Lucas County Jail is a medium-security facility that serves all of Lucas County.

Lucas County Jail will house adults only, does not matter if they are male or female. Most of the inmates that come into the Lucas County Jail are inmates who have just been arrested or inmates who are going through their court hearings.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates love to receive letters from their loved ones and to hear what they have been up to while they are finishing out their sentence in the Lucas County Jail.

You can send inmates letters, but you need to ensure that you have your return address on them as well as make sure you do not have any of the following:

  • Drawings

  • Using of Crayons

  • Stickers

  • Stamps, Envelopes, Paper

You should know that all incoming mail will be opened and checked in the mailroom of the Lucas County Jail prior to being given to the inmate it is officially addressed to.

The Lucas County Jail has the right to dispose of any mail that does not follow their guidelines.

Sending Money

Inmates may request you to deposit money onto their books for a variety of reasons. The main reason why an inmate will ask you for money is so they can purchase various items they need/want from the Lucas County Jail commissary or what is also known as the canteen.

The commissary sells the following items:

  • Beverages

  • Snacks

  • Clothing

  • Entertainment Items

  • Personal Hygiene Care

To deposit money into an inmate's account, the easiest way is to come down to the Lucas County Jail with a money order. From there they will be able to collect it and the funds will be in the inmates account within a day or two.

Phone calls

The Lucas County Jail is like most other county facilities in a way that they only provide inmates one way to call home. For an inmate to call home, they will have to make a collect call.

Collect calls are not always the best as they are not cost-effective, but they also cannot be received on a cell phone. For you to receive a collect call, you will need to have a landline installed in your home.

You should also remember that you, the receiver of the phone call will be the party that is in charge for paying the fee for call from the Lucas County Jail.

Visitation

The Lucas County Jail offers its inmates to receive visitors on weekdays, Mondays through Fridays. Visitors are permitted to come into the Lucas County Jail between the hours of 9 am to 6 pm.

Visitors will need to have their government-issued identification card such as their driver’s license to be allowed in to visit any inmate.

If you are bringing a juvenile under the age of 16, they will always need to be accompanied by you during the duration of the visit. You cannot leave the juvenile alone at any given time.

You must consent to being searched prior to being brought into the facility.

Monday
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM

Saturday
7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday
7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

Location
1023 Linden Avenue, Chariton, IA, 50049
Phone Number
641-774-5083

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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