COUNTY JAIL INFORMATION
Captain Theodore Ashbeck
Assistant Jail Administrator
Lieutenant Susanna Knapp
Lieutenant Melissa Simcakowski
People that have been sentenced to the Wood County Jail and have been
given instructions from the court to contact the facility to establish
a report date should call (715) 421-8730. You will also need
to review and fill out the Huber and/or Electronic Monitoring (GPS)
set-up packet and bring it with you to your appointment.
are not allowed incoming calls. They have access to a telephone once
they have been moved to a housing area within the jail facility. All
calls out-going are collect calls. Depending on the individual inmates
classification, they may be allowed to purchase a calling card to use
within the facility. These calling cards are only usable through the
jail facility phone system. Calling cards purchased from outside
vendors will not work on the jail phone system.
you are requesting to block calls from the Wood County Jail, listen to
the directions from the operator at the time the call is received. If
problems continue you may contact the Wood County Jail and request a
block placed on your telephone number. This prohibits any calls coming
into your telephone number from the jail facility.
is no limit to the amount of mail that an inmate/juvenile may receive
but only a reasonable amount will be allowed to remain in the inmate's
possession at one time. The rest of the mail will be placed with the
inmate's property or disposed of. Incoming mail will be distributed to
inmates daily upon receipt or as soon as possible thereafter.
and outgoing mail will be inspected for security reasons. Mail deemed a
security risk or containing contraband will not be delivered. Incoming
mail will be opened by correctional staff and examined for such. Legal
mail may be opened by the correctional officer in the presence of an
incoming or outgoing mail that is deemed to be gang related, sexually
explicate, illegal activity, or inappropriate shall be confiscated,
this includes personal photographs. Personal photographs are limited to
2, which may be kept in an inmates possession. Polaroid pictures are
address for the Wood County Jail:
400 Market Street
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495
may receive books sent in through a reputable vendor (Barnes &
Noble, Waldenbooks, Book World, etc.). The delivery of these items will
only be accepted through the US Postal Service, directly from the book
store or publisher. Hard covered books may be denied based on the
classification of the inmate.
and/or newspapers, not to exceed (2) two each (excluding religious and
legal materials) may be received by subscription, mailed through the US
and/or materials which incite or demean another race, sex, religion, or
sexual preference will not be allowed for control reasons.
may be dropped off at the facility. It will be accepted at the
window in the front lobby of the jail at 400 Market Street or by mail.
By mail we will accept Cashier's Checks, Money Orders or Cash.
monies that come into the facility are entered into the inmate's
canteen account. The computer system will automatically deduct any
debts (hospital charges/labs, medications, nurse/doctor visits, record
reviews, etc.) that an inmate has accumulated.
hygiene supplies are given to regular status inmates when they first
arrive at the facility. Inmates will be required to then purchase these
items through the canteen services which are provided on a weekly
basis. No hygiene products, clothing or undergarments will be accepted
on a visit or through the mail.
JAIL FEE SCHEDULE
Processing (Booking) $40.00
Daily Sentenced Inmate $5.00
Welcome / Indigent Pack $7.00
Nurse Visit $10.00
Drug Test $5.00
Huber Transfer $30.00
EMP (In County) $21.00
EMP (Out of County) $30.00
EMP Process Fee $20.00
appearances are set by the courts for inmates held in custody,
therefore in the event there is a question regarding a court
appearance, the courts are to be contacted. The jail must rely on
notification from the courts for this information also.
Normally, persons brought in on new charges and/or warrants will make
an appearance in front of the Intake Courtroom Judge or via video
conference at 1:30 pm the day following the arrest (Monday - Friday) This
courtroom is located on the 3nd floor of the City/County Building, 400
Market Street, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin and the appearance may be
viewed on the monitor located in the court room.
OF BOND/CASH BAIL
for Wood County or Wisconsin Rapids may be posted at the Clerk of
Courts, 400 Market Street, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, 54495
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm. Clerk of Courts is located on the 3rd
floor of the City/County Building. Any other time at the
front lobby of the Wood County Jail, 400 Market Street, Wisconsin
of County warrants - subject must be in custody of another
jail/facility in Wisconsin.
Bond will be accepted at the Jail, 400 Market Street, Wisconsin Rapids
in the amount for warrant and must be in the exact amount and in cash.
in the Wood County Jail on warrants from other counties. Bond may be
posted by cash in the Jail Lobby.
Cards- Government Payment Service, Inc. (GPS) provides an ability to
use a credit card for posting of bond/bail. A non-refundable
transaction assessment fee is added to all transactions. VISA,
MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club and Discover cards are
accepted. (Personal Checks are not accepted)
Anyone may use this method of payment as long as they have an accepted
credit card and provide proper identification such as a valid driver's
license or photo ID card. Authorization of credit card charge must be
done in person.
persons entering in or leaving the jail area are subject to a complete
search or their person and belongings. You have the right not to be
searched and may exercise that right by not entering the jail
area. Visits at the Wood County Jail are facilitated by use of a
glass partitioned visitation booths and audio is via a handset.
Legal services and agencies are allowed face to face visitation with
inmates with prior notice.
Each inmate is allowed one visit per week that starts on Sunday.
All visits must be made at least one day in advance by calling (715)
421-8730 first. Legal Services and outside departments are exempt
from this visitation rule. The person requesting the visit must
be the person
scheduling the visit. The first appointment made will be
honored. No more than two approved visitors will be allowed to
visit the inmate during the visitation time period. Eating,
drinking or excessive noise will be grounds for visit termination and
restricted future visits.
Items or packages dropped off or mailed to Jail inmates are subject to
search. Visitors under the age of 18 are not allowed to visit
unless accompanied by a parent/guardian. The parent/guardian must
remain with the person visiting at all times. All visits will
last approximately 45 minutes. Valid picture identification must
be provided upon request.
are not allowed to use cell phones or cellular devices while in the
visiting booths. The use of a cell phone or cellular device while in
the visitation booths will result in the immediate termination of the
visit, restriction on future visits or possible criminal charges.
All visitation days and times are subject to cancellation without
notice! Visits may be shortened or terminated at any time by jail staff
at their discretion.
TUESDAY 10:15 A.M. 1:15 P.M. 2:15 P.M. 3:15 P.M. 4:15 P.M. 7:15 P.M.
WEDNESDAY 10:15 A.M. 1:15 P.M. 2:15 P.M. 3:15 P.M. 4:15 P.M. 7:15 P.M.
THURSDAY 10:15 A.M. 1:15 P.M. 2:15 P.M. 3:15 P.M. 4:15 P.M. 7:15 P.M.
SATURDAY 10:15 A.M. 1:15 P.M. 2:15 P.M. 3:15 P.M. 4:15 P.M. 7:15 P.M.
SUNDAY 10:15 A.M. 1:15 P.M. 2:15 P.M. 3:15 P.M. 4:15 P.M. 7:15 P.M.
SUNDAY VISITS ARE FOR WORKING HUBER INMATES ONLY
ORDERED FINGERPRINT, PHOTOGRAPH AND DNA COLLECTION
Court has ordered you to report for the taking of fingerprints and
photographs. This is required by State Law for each new
charge. Even if you have already done this for old charges,
it is still required for each new charge. As of April 2015 if you
have been found guilty of a misdemeanor or a felony or arrested for a
violent felony. In accordance to Wisconsin State Statute 165.76,
you are required to provide a biological specimen to the state crime
laboratories for deoxyribonucleic acid analysis (DNA test).
When you report you must BRING ALONG THE COPY OF THE
CRIMINAL COMPLAINT that was mailed to you or in the case of DNA being ordered BRING THE WOOD COUNTY DNA PROOF of SUBMISSION form. You can get another copy from your attorney or from the
Clerk of Courts Office for a fee per page.
should report no later than your next court date or by the date and time given to you in Court. IF YOU FAIL
TO REPORT, YOUR BOND COULD BE REVOKED AND YOU COULD BE
JAILED. If you fail to provide a DNA sample, you may be held in
contempt of court and be subject to sanctions as provided in chapter
785 of the Wisconsin Statutes, which may include fines, forfeiture, and
report intoxicated or with any type of weapons
your charge alleges that a crime was committed anywhere in
, then you should report to the
, at 400 Market Street,
Wisconsin Rapids on
Mondays 8:00 a.m. until
5:00 p.m. or Saturdays 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. and 1:00
p.m. until 3:00 p.m
release for all those serving a jail sentence is 8:00am.
being released by court order and/or after Intake Court hearing, out
processing takes approximately 1 hour. These individuals are released
in the front lobby of the jail. (400 Market Street, Wisconsin Rapids).
If you have been a
victim of a crime and want to be notified if the offender has been
released from Jail or just want to know of their whereabouts at
all times click here: "VINE
LINK" VICTIM NOTIFICATION
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security
Investigations (HSI). HSI administers the Victim Notification
Program which allows eligible victims and witnesses to obtain reliable
and timely information regarding a criminal alien's release from
custody. Click here: "ICE VICTIM NOTIFICATION PROGRAM"
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