Tuolumne County Jail | Sonora, California

175 Yaney Ave
Sonora, CA 95370-4938

(209) 216-4111
(209) 533-5852
Tuolumne County Jail
Sheriff James W. Mele
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Tuolumne County Jail

Sonora is home to the Tuolumne County Jail. This prison facility holds inmates sentenced in Sonora and Tuolumne County Courts and courts of other cities in the Tuolumne County area areas. When CA residents are sentenced to a Minimum prison, they are often sent to Tuolumne County Jail. In order to visit inmates at Tuolumne County Jail, you'll be traveling to Sonora, CA, 95370-4938 in Tuolumne. The address of this facility is listed as 175 Yaney Ave. But it's important that you verify that your inmate is at this location before making travel arrangements.

Maintaining contact with friends and family is important for the health and wellbeing of both inmates and their family. Sadly, many prisons don't make this easy. Phone charges of up to $14 a minute for long distance calls create financial burdens on inmate families who must pay for these calls. Thankfully services from Securtel help avoid these additional charges by creating a local phone number an inmate can call that will connect to any long-distance number. By eliminating the long-distance surcharge, inmates can talk to friends and family at the local rate no matter where they might live. You can set this up with Securtel.coml at inmate calls. To send mail to an inmate you can visit send postcards. Calling your inmate is the best way to get details about mail and visitation rules for Tuolumne County Jail. They can provide you with their individual allowed prison call times and visitation hours and open days. Every prison facility in CA has its own rules. Your loved one will generally be informed of the rules for that facility and any individual restrictions applied.

Tuolumne County Jail is a County Jail facility. It can be helpful to understand the type of facility because this will largely determine how inmates at Tuolumne County Jail will be treated. Prison is expensive. Even public prison facilities appear to be operating like for-profit prisons these days. Long distance phone calls are a favorite way for jails to make money. Charging inmates for everything from soap to toothpaste is another. Even sending your inmate money to buy these things will come with an added fee. The first thing to do is set up an economical line of communication as suggested above. Then you can communicate with the inmate to discuss a reasonable budget and how the family can work together to pay and keep it.

Tuolumne County Jail is located in the PST time zone. Ensure your call times match the correct time in your inmate's location. The current Tuolumne County Jail warden is Sheriff James W. Mele. You can often talk directly with them at a smaller facility or write and email them at a larger one. This will naturally depend on the size and type of your prison facility. Prison families can do a lot to help each other and their inmates in Tuolumne County Jail by sharing information about this facility with other families. We make that easy. Take a moment to share your experiences at Tuolumne County Jail. Everything from suggestions about the best places to stay to the most helpful local organizations can be valuable to others.
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