You can find an inmate within the Wake County Jail system with just a few easy steps.
Go to the Wake County Inmate Search page.
There are two search options:
Option 1: Click on the “Filter Inmate List”.
Use the dropdown menu on the left to choose the main search criteria from the following:
- Last Name
- First Name
- Primary Charge
- Arrest Date
- Booking Agency
Use the next dropdown menu to select how you want the search term applied to the search.
Use the Plus + and Minus – signs at the right of the search boxes to add additional lines. This allows you to further narrow your search results.
Click on “Find”.
Option 2: If the above steps do not locate the inmate, or you would rather bypass the steps, click on the Inmate Search page.
- The complete county inmate roster will be listed in alphabetical order by last name.
- Use the dropdown menu to choose how many names you want listed on a page.
- Scroll through and use the arrows at the bottom of the list to click through more pages until you locate your inmate.
Once you locate the inmate you are searching for, click anywhere on the line with the inmate’s name to view:
- Wake County Inmate Mugshot
- Wake County Inmate Name
- Arrest Date
- Release Date (If Applicable)
- Next Wake County Inmate Court Date
Wake County Criminal Court Information
In addition to finding out about the inmate, you might want to know more about the inmate’s court case.
Start by going to the North Carolina Court system and following these steps:
Use the dropdown menu to select “Wake County”.
- Superior Court
- District Court
- If unsure, select “Both”.
Enter the last defendant’s last name.
To narrow the search you can enter the first initial as well using the following format:
(Last name + comma + first initial)
Click on “Submit Query”.
Defendants that fit your entered name will be listed. Select the case you are interested in and click on the “Case Number” link to the right of the name.
The following information will be displayed:
- Arraigned Offenses for Case Number
- Arraigned Defendant Name
- Court Date
- Session-AM or PM
- Court Room
- Offense Code
- Description of Charges (Including whether it is a misdemeanor or felony)
If you have further questions about the case, call:
Misdemeanors - District Court - (919) 792-4300
Felonies - Superior Court - (919) 792-4300
With more than 9,000 jails and prisons across the country, trying to locate an inmate can feel like searching for a needle in a haystack. On this page, you will find the Wake County inmate search, inmate lists, inmate roster, arrest reports and/or booking information for the Wake County Detention Center in the city of Raleigh, Wake County in the state of North Carolina.
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