Northern Neck Regional Jail is in Westmoreland County, VA and is the correctional facility for this county. Do you know somebody in jail at Northern Neck Regional Jail? This page tells you information about anything related to Northern Neck Regional Jail: How to locate an inmate. Find mugshots and inmate photos. The jail’s phone number and address. Bail and bail bondsmen. Booking and intake procedures. Court information and records. And much more…
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The thought of getting arrested and going to jail is a scary and daunting prospect, not only for whoever goes to jail, but also that person’s friends and family. The purpose of this guide is to give you all the information that you need to make the process easier. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask it, and please leave any comments or tips that would be beneficial to others would be much appreciated.
Northern Neck Regional Jail
3908 Richmond Rd.
Warsaw, VA 22572
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Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail
Do you have a family member or friend in jail and need to find them?
Do you know someone that has been arrested and you need to find out where they are?
To find out who is in jail at Northern Neck Regional Jail you will have to visit their link and perform an inmate search.
The Northern Neck Regional Jail Inmate Roster is a list of persons who are in jail, including current status, bail amount, and visiting schedule. Also, you can find the same information for anyone arrested and booked or discharged within the past 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You’ll be able to find their inmate information quicker if you enter the arrestee’s name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
If the inmate you are looking for may be incarcerated at a different jail you will want to look here: Virginia Jails
A mugshot, or booking photograph, is a photo taken by the police when you are booked into jail. A mugshot is make of one face photo and a side-view photo. Your name and jail booking number will be on the mugshot, and they will be on file at the jail.
Mugshotes of Northern Neck Regional Jail prisoners can be viewed on the Northern Neck Regional Jail website, or you can view them at the Northern Neck Regional Jail. When you search for mugshots online you will have to enter the person’s legal name, and a booking date.
How To Get Your Mugshot Removed
Are you trying to have your mugshot removed from the Northern Neck Regional Jail site? This may not be possible, since your mugshot is a matter of public record. To get your mugshot removed you have to file a Petition to Expunge with the court. This means that the record of your arrest would be sealed, so no one will be able to see them. It is difficult to do this, and you will most likely need the services of a lawyer.
For a more indepth article about getting your mugshot removed, the many different mugshot sites, and the mugshot removal websites: Mugshot Removal
Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail
Of course, once you are locked up, your only thought is about when and how you will get out. After booking, your bail will be decided either by bail schedule or magistrate. In cases where no bail is set this might 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 will have to promise to show up for court, and you can’t leave town.
Usually, prisoners will earn time off for good behavior if they respect the rules and act right while incarcerated.
If you prove to be trustworthy, you might be given work release detail. You will be required to stay jail each day when you’re finished at your job, or you could be allowed to sleep in a halfway house instead of living at the jail.
Your bail is how much money that you have to pay to be released from jail until you go to court. The amount you will have to pay depends on the seriousness of your crime. Someone you know will need to put up 10 percent of the total amount that was set in order to get discharged from jail. If you miss your court appearance, that person will lose that money.
Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is
In order to find out how much someon’s bail is, you will have to call the jail or the county courthouse. If you’ve got the person’s information, like name, address and date of birth, they will tell you what their bail is set at. Also, you can check their bail amount and status online.
How To Bail Someone Out of Jail
Having to get someone out of jail is no fun, but thankfully, it is easy. First, you need to find out if it is a Cash Only Bond. If so, you can’t get a Bail Bondsman. They only accept cash at the jail, so you have to take cash – they can’t take a personal check. As soon as you’ve posted (paid) bond, the prisoner will be released into your care. If this person doesn’t violate any of the terms of their release, you will get this money back.
If bail is set too high, or you can’t afford it yourself, you should look into the services of a bail bondsman. Bondsmen generally have a fee of 10-15% of the total bail amount, and sometimes have a minimum of $100. The money you pay to the bail bondsman is non-refundable and has to be paid in cash. If bail is very large, the bail bondsman will usually use your assets, such as home, property or cars, as collateral.
To find a bail bondsman click here: Find a bail bondsman at Northern Neck Regional Jail
Have you ever used a Bail Bondsman either for yourself, a family member or friend? If you have, please share your experience in a comment below, and let us know how things turned out.
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Other Ways to Get Out of Jail
- Early Release For Good Behavior
- Get Out on Work Release
- Get Out For Time Served
- Be Released on a Pre-Trial Release Program
- Get Out on House Arrest
- Get Released on Your Own Recognizance
Jail Policies and Procedures
Intake Procedures / Booking
The jail intake procedure is made up of these steps:
- You will be placed in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you may not be processed immediately.
- You will have to answer a number of questions, such as your legal name, your address, date of birth and an emergency contact person.
- You will also be asked about your medical and psychological history.
- You’ll be given an inmate ID number.
- You will be fingerprinted.
- You will get your mugshot taken.
- Any personal property you have will be taken away from you and stored until you get released.
- They will let you use the phone in order to talk to a family member, friend, or bail bondsman.
- If you think you will get released quickly, they will let you wear your own clothes, if not you you will have to wear a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
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When you post bail, you will be discharged from jail. This process may take anywhere between 10 minutes to all day. In simple terms, the faster you post bail, the quicker you will get released. It also depends on if you’ve got a bond amount or if a magistrate must determine how much to set your bail at. For lesser charges, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have served your sentence and know the date of your release, plan to get discharged in the morning.
How To Turn Yourself In
If you have a, or if you need to begin your sentence in jail, you really should follow the rules and turn yourself into the authorities. For a warrant, go down to the jail reception area, and tell the intake officer that think that there is an outstanding arrest warrant out for you. They will do a record check, and if there is one, they will take you into custody. When reporting to serve a sentence, report to the jail on the date and time that the sentence order requires you to. Be sure that you don’t show up late. Be sure to only bring things that are allowed when you turn yourself in, like a driver’s license or even state issued ID, any prescription medication you might take, along with your doctor’s prescription, as well as the sentencing order from court.
To have visitors, you must list the name and date of birth of each visitor to the jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s names will go in the visitors log as an approved visitor. Each visitor will be required to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Any visitors that gets to visitation or that is not on the visitation list will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
The Northern Neck Regional Jail visitation procedures change often, so it would be wise to visit the official jail site before you go to the jail to visit.
Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy
The only phone calls that inmates are allowed to make are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Jail phone calls are generally pricier 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 inmates must keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you are disciplined for an infraction, phone privileges might get reduced or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
The Northern Neck Regional Jail phone number is:
Sending Mail to Inmates
All inmate mail must be sent via US Postal Service. You cannot use any other type of mail delivery. You have to clearly print the person’s name, inmate number, and jail address on the letter that you send. Do not send a box, envelope with padding, bag, or an envelope with any metal in it. All mail sent to inmates is opened and inspected and read by the jail administration, and the mail will be returned if deemed inappropriate.
The address that you should use if you are sending a letter to an inmate at Northern Neck Regional Jail is:
Northern Neck Regional Jail
3908 Richmond Rd.
Warsaw, VA 22572
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE'S FULL NAME]
Northern Neck Regional Jail
3908 Richmond Rd.
Warsaw, VA 22572
The mail policy at Northern Neck Regional Jail can change, so you should visit the official Northern Neck Regional Jail site before you send a letter to an inmate.
Get A Lawyer
When you’ve been arrested, you still have certain rights, one of these is the right to request a lawyer. Remember that you may be limited to the amount of phone calls you can make, so make sure you have a friend or family member locate an attorney when you call them. You may be thinking ‘why do I need a lawyer?’ You’re not required to have an attorney in all cases, a criminal defense lawyer will make sure you know your rights, help protect your interests and help you understand the court system. The quicker you hire an attorney to represent you and work on your criminal case, the better your chances.
For more info on how to find a lawyer, read our guide: Find an Attorney
If you cannot afford an attorney, the courts will assign you a public defender, which is a free lawyer. The Public Defender’s Office has access to private investigators, experts in forensics and case workers. You will be reassured to know that Public Defenders are actual attorneys, admitted to the State Bar and are licensed to practice law in Virginia.
Have you or someone you know had to use a court appointed attorney or Public Defender? What was your experience?
All court records are are public record and are available upon request to anyone who requests them – not just the person who they pertain to. They include a court case file containing a docket sheet and all of the motions, documents, and evidence in your case. You have the ability to access court records via the Westmoreland County website, or by going to the Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Clerk of Court
The Clerk of Court is a member of the court that manages court records. The Clerk of Court also administer the oath during court cases, and read the court verdict when the jury has finished deliberations. All court records from your case are kept and available to you at the office of the Clerk of Court.
Court fees and costs are the charges from your court case, for example filing charges, motion and claim fees, and court appearance fees. If you cannot afford these fees and have court appointed legal counsel or a Public Defender, you can get a waiver for these fees.
The Westmoreland County magistrate is the type of judge who presides over your case in court. Magistrates are judges that do a number of things, which include setting bail amounts, issuing warrants, and acting as the presiding judge over preliminary court appearances and detention proceedings.
A pre-sentencing report is completed to include the defendant’s background information and as much detail about the defendant’s life, which the magistrate judge will consider when determining a sentence. Information and personal details will be solicited from the defendant, his or her family, and, if applicable, the victim of the crime. Be sure to remember you are able to ask to receive your own copy of your pre-sentencing report before you are sentenced, so you have the opportunity to review it and correct any mistakes.
After you are convicted of a crime, you will be sentenced. There are several different options for sentencing, which include community service and probation, to incarceration in either jail (short term) or prison (long term). Depending on sentencing guidelines and the severity of your crime, you may be taken into custody, right there in court, or you could be given a date that you are required to report to jail to serve your jail time according to your sentence.
Want to find out if somebody you know is in jail, or has been an inmate in the past?
This is pretty easy to do, simply you will have to query the Westmoreland County jail website and do an inmate search lookup, and search by:
- Their name.
- Birth date.
- Their approximate booking date.
- and their jail inmate ID.
If you’re not sure if your friend or family member is in jail, you can also call the jail find out if they’ve been arrested.
If you believe you have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you are able to check the arrest warrants inquiry on the Westmoreland County jail website or call the court directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person 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.
If you know the person’s first and last name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Westmoreland County jail, by phone, in person, or find out online. Arrest records are a matter of public record and the information is accessible to anyone.
Civil processes are when you get served with papers, such as warrants. You can find these civil process orders by getting in touch with the Sheriff’s office, by phone or online.
Sex Offender Search / Lookup
All people registered as sex offenders are required to be listed and registered on a sex offender database. The people on these databases have been tried by jury and convicted in a court of law of a sex offense. You can access these listings online, but keep in mind that you won’t see the street address, rather the neighborhood block that they live on.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. They include a case file containing a docket and any of the filings and documents filed in the case. You can access court records on their website, or at the Westmoreland County Clerk of Court office in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state maintains a record of a person’s criminal background. These state databases are all connected so you can track criminal histories from any other state. You can go to county courthouse and check in person, or you can check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if it was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay for a more complete search.
A criminal records search you can find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for the following crimes:
- Drug offenses.
- Sexual offenses including rape, assault.
- Violent crimes like assault or murder.
When you do a criminal history search, you generally won’t learn if that person had:
- Tickets for speeding.
- Drivers license revoked or suspended.
- Been in a traffic accident.
- Minor infractions or moving violations.
- Parking Tickets.
- You must be over the age of 21.
- You must possess a High School Diploma or GED
- You must be a US Citizen.
- You must pass a Criminal, Credit and Driving History background check.
- You must pass a drug test.
- You must have a good level of fitness.
- You must be in good health.
- You must have a valid Drivers License
- An applicant for Deputy Sheriff must possess a Law Enforcement Certification.
- 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.
- 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.
- Jail conditions.
- Jail, yard and pod layout and facility
- Guards and staff
- Commissary and food
- Having Visitors
- The other inmates – what are they like?
- Prisoner safety
- Jail gangs
- Prisoner activities and programs
To search for this kind of information, you must do a search for their driving history.
Have you ever searched for criminal records? Was it easy? Was your search online or did you have to call the jail? Was the information correct? There are plenty of reasons that people search for criminal records and backgrounds, and your comments could make it easier for others.
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The FBI maintains a list of the Ten Most Wanted Criminals. In Westmoreland County,the Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Department has their own list of the most wanted criminals, that you can access online.
FBI Ten Most Wanted List:
Life In Jail / What Its Like
Everyone knows that serving a jail sentence in the Westmoreland County jail is quite unpleasant, in time you will get used to the routine that is set for you. Prisoners get an alarm to wake up at about 6:00 AM, and next they’ll do roll call. Then you will have breakfast. Following breakfast you will be required to work in the work program that you’ve been assigned to. 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 Northern Neck Regional Jail, your experiences would be welcomed, if it can help another person to deal with it.
When incarcerated, all inmates are expected to wear the Northern Neck Regional 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 rules for sending money to someone in jail at Northern Neck Regional Jail changes, so we suggest that you check the official website before you send funds to an inmate there.
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.
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.
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.
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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Types of Jobs at Northern Neck Regional Jail
The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Northern Neck Regional 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.
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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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Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.
The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:
The definition of victim includes:
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.
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.
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.
Reviews of this Jail
Have you ever been incarcerated in this jail? Do you have a family member or friend that is a prisoner there? Have you ever been to visit someone at this jail?
If yes, then we would like you to write a review about it. Write about what you experienced because others will know what to expect.
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Tell Your Story
Everyone’s who has been put in jail has some stories about their time ‘inside’. Why’d you get arrested? How did the guards treat you? What happened to you while you were locked up? How did you get along with the other inmates? How has this experience impacted your life?
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