Benton County Jail, IA

Benton County Jail

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The Benton County Jail is in Vinton, Iowa. The jail is managed by the Benton County Sheriff’s Office. The jail has inmates who are either awaiting trial, sentencing, or a combo of both.

Inmates that are already sentenced are typically held for less than 24-months. Benton County Jail also accepts inmates from the surrounding towns that do not have their own jail. The inmates are booked and kept until they head to arraignment.

Benton County Jail - General Information

Facility Name: Benton County Jail
Facility Type: County Jail
Address: 113 East 3rd Street, Vinton, IA, 52349
Phone: 319-472-2337
Capacity: 35
Facility Type: Adult
City: Vinton
Postal Code: 52349
State: Iowa
County: Benton County

Benton County Jail does have their inmate information roster public. You can find it at the Benton County Jail official website. If you are not finding an inmate in the Benton County Jail, you can always call the Benton County Jail at 319-472-2337.

You will need to have the inmate’s number or their first and last name in order to for the officer to locate them.

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Benton County Sheriff's Office

Address: 113 East 3rd StVinton, IOWA 52349
Phone: (319) 472-2337

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates can receive mail. You will need to address it as follows for them to receive your letters:

(INMATE’S FULL NAME – REQUIRED)
(Inmate’s Cell Location and SPN Number)
Benton County Jail
113 East 3rd Street, Vinton, IA, 52349

For safety and security purposes, follow these standards when sending mail to inmates through the U.S. Postal Service. Mail that does not meet these standards may be returned to the sender. These requirements do not apply to Legal Mail.

For the safety of our staff and other inmates, all mail will have to be sent through the United States Postal Service. Mail that does not meet the following requirements stated below will be mailed back to sender. However, Legal Mail is not included in this list.

  • Inmates can only receive postcards
  • Postage must be pre-printed or metered. No glued-on stamps will be permitted.
  • Postcards can be a minimum size of 3.5 inches by 4.25 inches.
  • Postcards can be a maximum size of 4.25 inches by 6 inches.
  • Postcards (the side you write on) must be white.
  • Your message can only be written in blue or black ink pen.

Sending Money

Money can be sent/deposited into an inmate’s account in Benton County Jail in a few different ways.

In-Person

You can deposit money using your credit, debit card, or cash right in the jail lobby or you can go down to the visitation center lobby.

Online

You can put money in an inmate’s account in Benton County Jail by using TouchPay. Fees do apply with this service.

Phone

You can also call TouchPay on the phone at 866-232-1899. Fees do apply with this service.

Mail

You can send money orders to the jail Benton County Jail using either by snail mail also known as United States Postal Service or Western Union. Money orders cannot be larger than $75. The envelope must have “Inmate Accounting” written on it. Do not put your postcard in this envelope as it will be sent back to you along with the money order.

Phone calls

In every housing pod, there is a coinless pay telephone that inmates in Benton County Jail can use without a fee to reach their legal counsel. However, the other phones will cost inmates to be able to phone home to family and friends.

Visitation

Any and all visitors wanting to visit an inmate at the Benton County Jail is required to be on the approved visitation list. This goes for either online visits and visits at the jail.

Appointments need to be made for visits. You must schedule your visit appointment 24-hours prior. You can either schedule online, or by stopping by at the jail. You cannot call the Benton County Jail to set up an appointment.

Visitation takes place on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday from 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM. Inmates who are in maximum-security or being kept in mental health parts of the facility are not permitted to have visitors.

Visiting Hours

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
Holiday

The visiting starts in first in, first out type of fashion. No new visitors will be allowed in 45 minutes before the end of the visit day. 45 minutes before the end of the visit day officers start escorting those who were first in out of the visitor room.

How Often Can I Visit?

Inmates are permitted 2 30-minute visitation appointments a week while in the Benton County Jail.

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions

Nearby Jail/Prison

Correctional Facility Name Type County
Shellsburg City Jail, Iowa City Jail Benton County
Vinton City Jail, Iowa City Jail Benton County

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