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Subject: Commissary
You will have to sit in on the hearings to see what the prosecutor is asking for to know for sure. The sentence we be determined by the circumstances of the crime (the value of what was allegedly taken or destroyed) and the criminal history of the defendant.
Subject: Commissary
There are no current online services for Cuyahoga County Jail, they only accept money for an inmate "in person" - you can't even mail in a money order.  This is not a normal practice, usually Western Union is available for putting money on the books for inmates.
Subject: Commissary
Any money deposited in your commissary account that goes unused is returned to you upon release. 
Subject: Commissary
We do not have a current copy of the ADC commissary list. There are some current commissary lists that we have listed for the federal prisons which include the prices. You should access these examples and consider them very accurate because the prices are not that different as the prisons buy their goods from one or two suppliers. There is a standardization that creates a “resale pricing guide” to fit an inmate’s budget constriction. The first month is the most difficult as there are hygiene and clothing...
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Subject: Commissary
You have to put money on his commissary account through Western Union and it gets ordered - which takes a week or so.  Black and white is about $100, color is $250-300. They do count against commissary spending but not the entire amount for one month.
Subject: Commissary
Smoking has been banned in just about every facility. There are still some county jails here and there that sell tobacco products on their commissary but there are very few. Cigarettes are a major "black market" item that can sell for one dollar to $20.00 per cigarette depending upon the custody level of the prison.
Subject: Commissary
Commissary prices are pretty close to the price of goods on the street. Inmates are restricted in their spending and county jails are usually $50-75/week. If you want to see a sample commissary list go to Federal Correctional Institution - Loretto Low and click on the commissary list for that facility in additional information.
Subject: Commissary
No, commissary is for the inmates inside the prison.
Subject: Commissary
We are working with Western Union to have ALL the prisons and jails available. Today, Talbot County only takes money orders mailed into their system but with this request and others, we will endeavor to get this rectified. You can still send books, newspapers and magazines through InmateAid and believe me, he will LOVE the reading materials you send him from the outside.
Subject: Commissary
Most prisons DO have kosher meals, especially at the federal level and if they don't you can contact the Aleph Institute in Miami Beach to arrange for them to get them set up. For the commissary food items, there are limitations to what a "kosher registered inmate" may select from.