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Carrizales Detention Center

County Jail

Last Updated: November 21, 2021
Address
7100 Old Alice Rd, Olmito, TX 78575
County
Cameron
Phone
956-554-6701
Email
mleinart@co.cameron.tx.us

Carrizales Jail is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for County - medium facility.

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Carrizales Detention Center basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 956-554-6701

The Carrizales Detention Center is a medium-security detention center located at 7100 Old Alice Rd Olmito, TX which is operated locally by the Cameron County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Cameron County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Olmito Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

Carrizales Detention Center - Visitation

Property and monies will be given to the transporting agency for safekeeping.
For inmates that have left to T.D.C. family members have 30 days from the date of the inmate's release.

Pick up for these inmate's property is:
ONLY Monday thru Friday between 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Other arrangements will have to be scheduled in advance. Please contact any Lieutenant on duty from Monday thru Friday between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm.

Money

Money that the inmate had with him at the time they were booked will be deposited into the inmate's trust fund. During the inmate's confinement they will be allowed to purchase commissary (Aramark Commissary). The cost of the purchases will be deducted from the inmate's trust fund. When they are released from custody or transferred to another institution, the balance of the account will be returned to them. While they are in Jail, money may be deposited into the inmates account by family or friends. Inmates are not allowed to transfer funds to another inmate's account. Inmates are not allowed to have cash, checks or money orders on their person or in their possession. Inmates may release the money to their family, attorney or bond's person. However, approval must be obtained from the Shift Supervisor.

INMATE MAIL

All incoming mail will be inspected for contraband.
The following items will be returned to sender

  • Stained with powder, perfume, glue or glitter
  • Envelopes with staples, clips, tape or stickers
  • Note pads, paper, envelopes, pencils, pens or stamps
  • Greeting cards larger than 5" by 7"
  • Any material printed of the internet

BOOKS AND SUBSCRIPTIONS

All books and subscriptions must be soft backed and come directly from a publisher or book store. No hardback books or books containing staples will be accepted. Books and subscriptions must be paid for in advance and can not contain any nudity, profanity or advocate violence/hatred toward any individual, organization, religion or nation. Books and subscriptions cannot contain instructions for the manufacturing of explosives, weapons, drugs, drug paraphernalia, alcoholic beverages, escape(s) paraphernalia, or to affect and/or facilitate an escape.

PICTURES

Inmates are allowed to have up to three (3) pictures in their possession at any one time. Other pictures will be placed in the inmate's property and returned to an inmate when released or inmate may mail to family. Pictures should have no nudity or sexually explicit material.

Inmate Locator

Carrizales Detention Center publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Texas. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason they charge to access it.

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Covid Visitation Information

As of March 18, 2020, registration and visitation rules have changed to protect inmates at Carrizales Detention Center and their loved ones during the COVID-19 outbreak. At this time, there are no in-person visits for family and friends due to the COVID-19 situation. Video visitation is available; details can be found below or call 956-554-6701.

Registration

  • All visits through the video visitation system require the visitor to establish a user account.

Visitation Information

Carrizales-Rucker Cameron County Detention Center - Visitation

All adult visitors (18 years old and older) are required to present a valid photo identification. (e.g., Texas Drivers License, Texas D.P.S. I.D., Passport, Military I.D., U.S. Immigration Visa/ Border Crossing Card or Matricula Consular)

Visitation guidelines

Please note that visitation times are subject to change without notice.

  • Inmates are responsible for filling out and handing the visitation list to jail division staff. If there is no visit list in the system a visit may be approved by the shift supervisors. You must show a photo ID to sign in for visit. Your name will be checked against the inmate's visiting list.
  • By registering to visit an inmate you are accepting to follow all rules and regulations set forth by the Cameron County Sheriff’s Dept.
  • Staff will not allow you to visit unless you cooperate with all requirements. Failure to comply with any of the rules set forth or to follow staff orders will result in visit cancellation for up to 30 days or longer depending on the circumstances.

The following items are NOT allowed inside the visitation lobby area or the visitation area (s).

  • Purses, wallets, bags, electronic devices,
  • cell phones, recording devices, writing
  • instruments, lighters,
  • weapons, liquids, foods, etc.

Visitors are not allowed to bring any items when visiting an inmate except for car keys and/or ID cards

RULES OF VISITATION

  • All visitors must be signed in 20 minutes before visitation begins but in no case more than one (1) hour before visit begins.
  • Late visitors will not be permitted to go into the visitation
  • Visitors must be on the inmate’s visitation list in order to visit.
  • Combinations of five (5) adult people are allowed to visit per visit day. Only two (2) children (16 years old and younger) may accompany anyone adult at a time.
  • ALL children must be kept quiet and under the supervision of the adult(s). No running is allowed.

If any child is excessively noisy or unruly, the visit will be cancelled or terminated early for that family member for that day.

DRESS CODE

  • ALL visitors must follow ALL visitation RULES and be dressed appropriately. NO miniskirts, tank tops, transparent or provocative, revealing, backless, strapless, sleeveless, low cut, wide-necked clothing will be permitted in the facility.
  • No clothing displaying obscene or offensive language, drawings or gang affiliation.
  • Shorts, skirts and dresses must be at least two (2) inches under the knee in a normal standing position.
  • No spandex, tights or leggings without shorts, skirts or dresses.

The Sheriff’s Office and/or his designee reserves the right to deny any visit when there is reason to believe that the visit is not in the best interest of the safety and security of the facility

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