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Tuolumne County Jail
175 Yaney Avenue
Sonora, CA 95370

To locate or find information about an inmate in the Tuolumne County Jail, call the jail at 209-216-4111 or look them up on the official Inmate Search Jail Roster for Tuolumne County Jail.

For information on any of the inmate services such as inmate visitation, receiving phone calls, sending an inmate a letter, a text, an email, money, commissary or anything else, click on any of the green 'inmate services' buttons above.

If you are still having trouble finding an inmate, you can usually find them in the database of any of the inmate service companies linked above.


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About the Tuolumne County Jail

The Tuolumne County Jail, located in the city of Sonora, in Tuolumne County, California is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 3040 Bookings, with a daily average of 152 Inmates and a staff of 38.
Inmates range from low level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder. Therefore, the security level must be high.

Correctional officers in Tuolumne County Jail are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves, visitors and inmates from violence. 

All of the men and women being held in the Tuolumne County Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Tuolumne County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Tuolumne County Jail also houses inmates arrested by this county’s municipal police departments. 

A full list of the cities and towns can be found below.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to:
•    Receive phone calls from the inmates, 
•    Provide them with commissary money,
•    Receive and send them mail
•    Schedule a time to visit

Convicted and Sentenced Inmates
When an inmate is convicted and sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the California State Prison System or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.  

Inmates that are convicted of a misdemeanor and/or sentenced to less than one year of a state crime serve their time in the jail. 

Illegal immigrants convicted of a state or federal crime will first do their time, then may be transferred into ICE custody for deportation.

How to Rent a Tablet for an Inmate in Tuolumne County Jail

To rent a tablet for an inmate in Tuolumne County follow these instructions:

  • Register here.  It is recommended you use Chrome or Firefox.
  • Pay for the subscription using Paypal.
  • You get charged the 1st of each month. 
  • You get charged a full month even if it's only used for a partial month.
  • No activation or early termination fees.
  • Your Tuolumne County inmate will recieve their tablet in 3-5 business days, after you pay.

If you have any questions:

For all Tuolumne County information on Tablet Rentals for your inmate, check out our Tablet Rental Page.


 

How to Send and Receive Secure Text and Email Messages with an Inmate in Tuolumne County Jail

To communicate by text or email with an Tuolumne County inmate, follow these instructions:

  • To send or receive a message you MUST first open a SmartJailMail.com account.
  • Once you open an account, you may search for Tuolumne County inmates or detainees to connect with.
  • When you locate the Tuolumne County inmate that you want to connect with, you can send them a connection request.
  • Tuolumne County Jail will then need to approve the request before you can send messages.

For all the information you need to send and receive secure messages in the form of text or email with a Tuolumne County Jail inmate, including how it works, how much it costs, renting your inmate a tablet, how often you can communicate and more, check out our Text/Email an Inmate Page.
NOTE: Your messages will be monitored and stored. You may want to refrain from discussing your inmate's court case.


 

How to Send a Carepack Commissary Package Directly to an Inmate in Tuolumne County

To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in Tuolumne County Jail follow these steps:

  • Go to JailATM, choose California, then choose Tuolumne County Jail
  • Type in your inmate's last name or their Inmate ID.
  • Select your inmate, and then you will be prompted to Register with them to open an account.
  • Select the products you want shipped to them at Tuolumne County Jail, and then input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much product you can send your inmate in Tuolumne County at any one time.
  • If you need to phone customer support, call 877-810-0914

For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages or sending money to an inmate in Tuolumne County Jail check out our Commissary Instructions Page for Tuolumne County.


 

How to Send a Carepack Commissary Package Directly to an Inmate in Tuolumne County

To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in Tuolumne County Jail follow these steps:

  • Select California, then select Tuolumne County Jail, and then select the 'Send a Package Order' option.
  • Register and create an account with Access Securepak, for Tuolumne County.
  • Choose the inmate and the products you want shipped to them, and input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much product you can send your inmate in Tuolumne County at any one time.

For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages to an inmate in Tuolumne County Jail check out our Commissary Instructions Page for Tuolumne County.


 

How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from Tuolumne County Jail

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Tuolumne County do the following:

1. Enroll in an account with Securus Technologies.

2. Choose one of three account types, Securus Debit, Advance Connect or Direct Bill.
3. Choose [facility_name_1}, then connect with your inmate.
4. If you have any questions, call Securus: 972-734-1111 or 800-844-6591.

To find out fees, how to's, calling times, limits on phone calls and other systems Securus has do that you can communicate with your Tuolumne County inmate, check out our Inmate Phone Page.
NOTE: All of your inmate's phone calls are recorded and stored. It is advised not to discuss their pending case.


 

How to Schedule and Visit an Inmate in Tuolumne County Jail

To schedule and set up a visit, either at-the-jail or remotely from your home, follow these instructions:

  • Register and/or log in.
  • Select Tuolumne County Jail, then your inmate.
  • Review the days, available hours and the cost of remote and on-site visits in Tuolumne County.
  • Schedule your visit.

To get more complete instructions, and understand visit lengths, times, locations, fees and all the other rules including children, dress codes and more, check out or Visit Inmate Page.
NOTE: All visits are recorded and whatever you say and do will be monitored. It is best to never discuss sensitive information regarding your inmate's pending case.


 

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs for Tuolumne County Jail General Information

Do you want to know some quick facts about Tuolumne County Jail?... or how to find an Inmate, and then how to to communicate with them when you do locate them?

We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions people always ask us in order to help you find this information.... so keep scrolling down to the bottom of the page to get your questions answered. But if you still have questions and the answer is not on any of the other pages linked from the green buttons at the top of the page, call the facility at 209-216-4111.

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175 Yaney Avenue
Sonora, CA 95370


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175 Yaney Avenue
Sonora, CA 95370


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Frequently Asked Questions

How many inmates are in the Tuolumne County Jail in California?
There are 152 inmates in the Tuolumne County Jail in California. While that is what they are approved to have incarcerated at any one time, they have on occasion had to add additional beds, even having inmates sleep on the floor when overcrowding becomes an issue. When possible, Tuolumne County Jail will temporarily transfer some inmates to a neighboring facility, or if necessary, release some offenders from custody. Learn more about how to search for a specific inmate in the Tuolumne County Jail.

How many people get arrested and booked into the Tuolumne County Jail in California every year?
In 2021, a total of 3040 offenders were booked into the Tuolumne County Jail in California. That is less than previous years, mostly due to restrictions related to the COVID pandemic. As of April 2022, the number of arrests and bookings are returning to normal, which means they are running higher than 2021. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Tuolumne County Jail.

How many people work at the Tuolumne County Jail in California?
The Tuolumne County Jail maintains a staff of approximately 38. Staff positions include correction officers, maintenance, clerical, kitchen workers and management. California law allows for inmates to work alongside the paid staff during their incarceration, saving the facility money. Even though the inmates are paid, the cost is less than 15% of what a normal worker from the outside would be paid.

Does the Tuolumne County Jail in California have an inmate search or jail roster to see who is in custody?
Yes, the Tuolumne County Jail in California has an Inmate Search Roster feature. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Tuolumne County Jail. When you get to this page click on the big green button that reads 'OFFICIAL Tuolumne County Jail INMATE LIST'. After clicking on the link, type in the offender's name and then click 'search'. You can always call and speak to someone on the staff at 209-216-4111 if you are have further questions. In most cases the Inmate Roster provides information about the inmate's bond, criminal charges, mugshot, and even their release date, as long as they are not being sent to a California prison or the US Bureau of Prisons to serve a sentence that is longer than one year.

What is the address and phone number of the Tuolumne County Jail in California?
The Tuolumne County Jail address and phone number is: 175 Yaney Avenue
Sonora, CA 95370. Their phone number is 209-216-4111. To find out the address for sending an inmate mail, sending newspapers, magazines or care packages, learn more about how to mail an inmate in the Tuolumne County Jail.

Where do I found out all the inmate services at Tuolumne County Jail, such as visitation policy and schedule, how the inmate phone system works, emailing an inmate, and sending them money to buy things in commissary?
Here is where you get direct access to all the information you need for Tuolumne County Jail inmate services: Learn more about how to visit an inmate in the Tuolumne County Jail. Learn more about how to get phone calls from an inmate in the Tuolumne County Jail. Learn more about how to text/email an inmate in the Tuolumne County Jail. Learn more about how to send money to an inmate in the Tuolumne County Jail. Learn more about how to mail an inmate and what's allowed in the Tuolumne County Jail. Learn more about inmate commissary in the Tuolumne County Jail.

How do I bail or bond an inmate out of the Tuolumne County Jail?
Call 209-216-4111 for the type of bond and any information that is required for a particular individual at Tuolumne County Jail. A bond is set according to a court-approved schedule. You will either have to pay a cash bail, or put up a private, surety or a property bond to guarantee to the court that the defendant will return on their assigned court date. Learn more about how to bail or bond out an inmate in the Tuolumne County Jail.

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