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Pregnant and Imprisoned

My name is Ashley. My probation officer violated me and had me sent to jail for three months. I was four months pregnant at the time. When I got to the jail, I told them I was pregnant, and they had me see a nurse practitioner right away who set up an appointment for an […]

Visiting jail for the first time? Here's what to expect.

Visiting an inmate in jail for the first time is like waiting to see a dentist. The anticipation and worry constantly increases until you are there and you realize it was not as bad as you thought it would be. Knowing what to expect before that first jail visit will reduce your anxiety. Expect to […]

You are on Felony Probation: 4 Things Not To Do

Being on felony probation means you report to a probation officer by phone or in person, typically once a month. Between your reporting dates, you need to stay on your probation officer's good side. 1. Don't associate with felons. Almost all felony probation officers will tell you not to hang around with known felons. It […]

Your Rights as a Pregnant Inmate

If you are incarcerated and pregnant, you need to be sure you notify the prison staff immediately. You will be given a pregnancy test to be sure you are expecting. If you are, some changes will be made to accommodate your condition. Each state has its own rules about the treatment of pregnant inmates, but […]

Consequences of Contraband Mail

At some point you might be tempted to mail contraband to your inmate. After all, how much trouble will it really cause, right? The answer is, plenty. The consequences of being caught mailing contraband to an inmate or an inmate receiving it can be severe. Criminal Charges If your inmate is in a state or […]

Cost Effective Ways to Visit an Inmate

The expenses of traveling to visit your inmate can add up quickly. These cost saving measures will make it less painful for your budget. Traveling by car Gas up early Gas up on a weekday. Many gas stations raise the price of a gallon shortly before the weekend. Filling up the tank on a weekday, […]

Getting a Felon's Voting Rights Restored in Louisiana

Voting is one of the most fundamental rights given to American citizens, however, once convicted of a felony, whether or not that right will be restored to you is up to the state that you reside in. The laws for Louisiana include: You've Been Charged You cannot vote in Louisiana if you are incarcerated for […]

Pregnant and in Prison – Now What?

Going to prison or jail while you are pregnant sometimes can't be helped, but you will need to be sure you get the proper treatment and medical care while incarcerated. You'll also need to make arrangements for the baby after he or she is born. Banking on the belief you will be released before your […]

How To Keep an Inmate Involved in the Lives of the Children

One of the hardest things for an inmate to deal with is being removed from his or her children. Not being there for daily routines means missing out on much of the child's development and preparation for life. These easy steps will keep your inmate connected and active in the lives of the children. Phone […]

Should I Tell My Kids I am an Addict?

If your children are over the age of six or seven they should be told if you are addicted to drugs. Children aren't stupid, and no matter how much you think you are keeping the big secret, they know something is wrong. Their imagination is going to run wild until you give them some information. […]

What if an Inmate Becomes Terminally Ill?

You were handling your husband's incarceration by visiting once a month, writing constantly, and hearing him out during phone calls. Recently he was declared terminally ill, and all you want now is to spend his last few months with him, and you're hoping he can pass surrounded by family. In some states this is becoming […]

Inmate Mail: How to Get an Envelope or Post Card Pre-Metered

If the facility that your inmate is in will only accept pre-metered mail, it is important to know how to get that done. Sticking a regular stamp on it and sending it will only get it sent back or discarded. Your inmate will never see it. You have several options: Get it Pre-Metered at the […]

With One Free Jail Call, Who Should I Reach Out To When I Get Arrested?

Anyone who has been incarcerated will tell you that once you are booked, given inmate attire, and assigned to a housing unit, your connection with the outside world is greatly reduced. During the booking process most jails will allow you one free phone call before taking you to your unit. Make it count. Very few […]

4 Things to Tell Young Kids When Dad is In Jail

While your husband is incarcerated, your children will want to know what has happened. These four things can ease their mind without burdening them. Explain why he went. Without being specific about the exact crime he is accused of, you can tell the children that the judge thinks their dad broke the law and he […]

How to Get Your Visitation Suspension Lifted

The hardest part of having your jail visits suspended indefinitely is not having any idea when or if you are going to be able to visit your inmate again. In most cases, visits are suspended due to the visitor violating visitation rules. There are things you can do to try and those visits reinstated. Get […]

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The Butte County Jail in Oroville, Butte County, California, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is in any maximum security state prison. Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Butte County Jail are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.

The men, women and juveniles being held in the Butte County Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Butte County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the California Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Butte County Jail are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers. In addition, Butte County houses the following juvenile facility: Butte County Juvenile Hall.

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Butte County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Butte County Jail Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Butte County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.



Butte County Jail Inmate Search

STATE COUNTY BEDS
California Butte 614
PHYSICAL ADDRESS
35 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA 95965
INMATE MAIL
Inmate Name
Butte County Jail
35 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA 95965
 

The Truth about Prison Phone Calls

Your inmate needs to stay connected to friends and family. While lots of information can be shared on the phone, precautions must be taken so that everyone involved can avoid having future problems. Phone Calls are Recorded If your inmate wants to discuss the case with you by phone, use extreme caution going forward. The […]

Getting a Felon's Voting Rights Restored in Florida

Voting is one of the most fundamental rights given to American citizens, but once you're convicted of a felony, whether or not that right will be restored to you is up to the state that you reside in. Florida overview: The Process If you have been convicted of a felony, the state of Florida has […]

What's the Difference between Jails and Prisons?

Both jails and prisons house inmates but there are some important differences in what the two institutions are used for. Sentenced or Not? People accused of crimes but not yet convicted are held in county or city jails. In some cases, a bond amount is set and if the defendant can pay it he or […]

He Expected Probation, Instead He Went to Jail.

My name is Jonathan. I thought I was going to get probation. Everyone I knew got probation for the same charge, but when I was called in front of the judge, he sentenced me to 30 days in jail. I was handcuffed, taken into custody in front of everyone in the courtroom, and brought to […]

Can a Felon Possess a Gun In Colorado?

Colorado law allows certain convicted felons to own or possess guns. Federal law still makes it a crime to do so, and in some cases the feds have pursued prosecution of those who possess guns in states that allow it. Only an attorney should advise you on this matter but the basics of Colorado's laws […]

Should I Tell My Kids I am an Addict?

If your children are over the age of six or seven they should be told if you are addicted to drugs. Children aren't stupid, and no matter how much you think you are keeping the big secret, they know something is wrong. Their imagination is going to run wild until you give them some information. […]

5 Ways to Help an Addict While he is Away at Rehab

Unless your friend is still living at home with parents and has no bills or responsibilities, he/she is going to need some help while at rehab. The five main reasons addicts worry about being gone are: Pets: If you are an animal lover, you might offer to take his pet in and take of him […]

What Type of Arrest Warrants Will Cause Social Security Benefits to Stop?

The Social Security Administration (SSA) can only stop your benefits if the arrest warrant is for a fleeing crime. If there is a warrant for something other than fleeing, it does not qualify for benefit cut off or forced repayment. Historically, the SSA stopped benefits for anyone who had an arrest warrant for any reason. […]

Prison Skills Applied After Release

Getting out of prison and starting over is not easy, but with a little creative thinking, you can use the abilities you learned while incarcerated into useful tools for life. Organization – Almost everyone who goes into prison comes out much more organized in all aspects of life. Whether it has to do with keeping […]

Your Rights as a Pregnant Inmate

If you are incarcerated and pregnant, you need to be sure you notify the prison staff immediately. You will be given a pregnancy test to be sure you are expecting. If you are, some changes will be made to accommodate your condition. Each state has its own rules about the treatment of pregnant inmates, but […]

4 Good Places to Find Prison Pen Pals

Learn About Them Through friends. If you know someone who is incarcerated or has a family member incarcerated, ask for the name of an inmate who might like having a pen pal. This is an excellent way to meet pen pals because they can give a personal recommendation. Use Pen Pal Sites. There are several […]

Finding Employment After Prison

Many companies will not interview a felon, much less hire one. While this is true and it can make life on the outside difficult, finding employment after prison can be done if you take the right steps. Career Centers Goodwill has set up a nationwide career center program to help underemployed and unemployed people and […]

Dealing with a Drug Addict: How I Started Letting Go

If you are dealing with an addict in your life, you already know that you won't be able to keep it up forever. There will come a point where you will need to reclaim your life and get back among the living. Years ago, I began taking gradual steps toward letting go and by the […]

Best Days for Inmate Phone Calls

As much as you would like to talk to your inmate each day, the cost of inmate phone calls makes this impossible for most people. If your budget can only handle a couple of calls a week, tell your inmate to call you on Thursdays and Sundays. Thursday Thursday phone calls give you almost the […]

Inmate Voting Rights: Can I Vote After Being Convicted of a Misdemeanor Offense?

In most states, once you are released from jail for your misdemeanor conviction your voting rights are fully restored. In some cases, you are still allowed to vote even while incarcerated. In the states of Idaho, Kentucky, Indiana, South Carolina, Michigan, South Dakota and Missouri, if you are in jail or prison due to a […]

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  1. Tonya Mon, Sep 12 2011 11:08 AM

    How would I find out the time he is eing arrainged for court. The person Im inquireing in is in custody for trying to kill my adult daughter. This is not his first attempt. She is injured and the police know why he is in there again. But others do ot know how dangerous he is. How would I get this meassage out in to the public. I have seen over and over to many cases of Domestic Violence that end up either extrmely hurt or dead. If we do not be heard ten how will people know? Thank you for this site.

  2. ladyhummingbyrd Tue, Sep 13 2011 12:19 AM

    My daughter is scared for her life and this angers me to no end. My daughter and my three grandchildren should feel safe to go to there home and feel safe to go to bed and get up for school not haveing to worry if there dad is comeing home. Court was for arrainment and he did not get out. When my daughter found out her face was so releived. This is just the beginning. What can I do to help other with this as well. This is a ginormous growing problem. My daughter has no idea about there income. He has it sheltered from her famingleing and receivuing money for being mentally unstable or he can be on medication for being psychotic, receives Disability max amount plus for the kids cause he is crazy. Now my daughter is a victim of domestiv violence, mental abuse, verbal abuse, sexual abuse, held hosotage against her will. Then getting help is not easy. But we are finally makeing some headway. I pray my daughter and Granchildren will get through this as painless as possible. If there is any help available i would appreciate ANY suggestions. Thank you.

  3. ladyhummingbyrd Tue, Sep 13 2011 12:19 AM

    My daughter is scared for her life and this angers me to no end. My daughter and my three grandchildren should feel safe to go to there home and feel safe to go to bed and get up for school not haveing to worry if there dad is comeing home. Court was for arrainment and he did not get out. When my daughter found out her face was so releived. This is just the beginning. What can I do to help other with this as well. This is a ginormous growing problem. My daughter has no idea about there income. He has it sheltered from her famingleing and receivuing money for being mentally unstable or he can be on medication for being psychotic, receives Disability max amount plus for the kids cause he is crazy. Now my daughter is a victim of domestiv violence, mental abuse, verbal abuse, sexual abuse, held hosotage against her will. Then getting help is not easy. But we are finally makeing some headway. I pray my daughter and Granchildren will get through this as painless as possible. If there is any help available i would appreciate ANY suggestions. Thank you.

  4. Tonya Wed, Sep 14 2011 4:34 PM

    Today is 9/14/2011 and Rick Casebeer is my son-in-law who has my daughter terrified. He has threatened to kill my daughter and his children. He has physical tried to strangle her to the point of her almopst becoming unconcious and had no control of her bladder and coughed and could not catch her breath when he was distracted which allowed her to barely grab the kids and run. I can't express the neausiating feeling that overcomes me knowing my daughter can not escape this Rick Casebeer. He has found her in ways I have no idea even when she was in hideing with her father. Please help my daughter. I am begging you to please help in any way possible. I THANK YOU for haveing a starting point by haveing this site available to myself.

  5. Kathryn Thu, Jan 10 2013 11:09 PM

    My son is required to take very serious medication for a fatal kidney disease. The medications make him very sick and he was subsequently convicted for being under the influence from one of his medications. The conviction was based on my son using an approved prescription that he must use just to be able to eat. He was sent to Butte County Jail and has not been receiving his medications appropriately. My son was scheduled to get out of Butte County jail on January 9th, 2013. He has not been allowed to communicate with his family in any way and he has not even been able to call his wife to let her know why. His wife barely understands English, is all by herself and has been very scared and worried. When my younger son called Butte County jail to see why - the attendant at Butte County would only tell him that he would not be out until January 24th, 2013. My son could die if he does not receive his medication properly and we as his family are extremely worried about him! My son is very outspoken concerning his health, as he has been under very serious care and in and out of hospital emergency rooms for the health issues related to his kidney disease. We are extremely concerned that Butte County has extended his incarceration as a direct result of him expressing his concerns over missing his medications and this could be detrimental to his ongoing kidney care and fragile health. However, there does not seem to be anyone in the Butte County jail system who comprehends and/or understands these types of health issues, nor the gravity and seriousness of this type of situation.

  6. heather ramsey Mon, Jun 17 2013 3:50 AM

    butte county is crooked as all hell. they make up their own rules. ive been in that jail and was absolutely shocked to see with my own eyes how people in need of life threatening medical attention are not heard overlooked and neglected! the animal shelter treats stray dogs better then butte county does an elderly woman with stage two colon cancer.

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