How to use the Inmate Search for Orange County Jail Intake Release Center in California
There are several ways to search for an inmate at Orange County Jail Intake Release Center (IRC). Depending on how much information you have, how long ago they were arrested, or if you are searching for a released inmate, etc., you may want to do this using different links.
In the upper left corner of this page you will find several links.
- Orange County Jail Inmate List
- Orange County Jail Inmate Search
- County Inmates – mobile
- VINELINK – Jail Inmate Search
- Orange County Recent Arrests
- Orange County Recent Releases
- California Prisoner Locator
- Federal Prison Inmate Search
[Article_Ad_2]If you are looking for someone and you know they are in IRC or in Orange County you would want to use the county links. The California and Federal prisoner links are a little different than the county links, but they are pretty simple to follow. If you happen to need these links, just follow each step and you should be able to get to the information you are after.
When searching for an IRC inmate you can use the Inmate List, Inmate Search, mobile (if it applies), Recent Arrests, or Recent Releases. Information will only display once the inmate has been booked and processed. Also, if you are searching for a release over 30 days old, it will not be available from this avenue. You will have to pursue your questions with the jail and other avenues of inquiry.
When you use the county links for searching you can enter the following information.
- Last name
- First name
- Middle name
Last name is the minimal amount of information that you must supply in order to begin. Once you enter a last name a list will be returned. The more information you put in the first time the shorter will be the list you have to look through to find the person you are interested in.
If you are looking for a recently arrested person, you must know the date they were arrested. If you only know a general date, you will have to look through the lists day by day. When you click on the Recent Releases link you must select a date. A list of arrests for that day will then populate.
The VINELINK link in the INMATE SEARCH category is a place for victims of crimes to go to get information about the offender(s).
How to post cash bail or bond for an inmate in IRC?
Posting bail / bond is made as simple as possible. There are variety of ways available for you to be able to do this for an inmate. If you need to post a cash bail these can be done by:
- Money order
- Debit card
- Credit card
If you need to post a bail bond you can do that fairly easily too.
You can use the EZ Card and Kiosk Company. There is a link on our main page at https://www.jailexchange.com/CountyJails/California/Orange/Orange_County_Intake_Release_Center_Inmate_Search.aspx under INMATE SERVICES.
Click on Bail / Bond info – extra to go to the EZ Payment system. Then follow these steps.
- Click Main menu button
- Select California
- Select Orange County
- Select Language
- Select Bail
- Read the page and select Agree
- Enter inmate last name and booking number
- Fill in the next information prompts as indicated
If you would rather call EZ Card and Kiosk Company, they will take a payment by phone at 888-497-2387.
You can also use their kiosk which will take credit and debit cards or cash. You can use kiosks 24 hours a day 7 days a week at the IRC and the Theo Lacy Branch Jail.
Bail bonds can be paid at the IRC or Theo Lacy Branch in person. At IRC you can come in 24 hours a day 7 days a week. At Theo Lacy you can only pay during the cashier's normal business hours. If you decide to pay in person you will be fingerprinted and must have an ID. Your identity will also be verified. Bond agents will not be fingerprinted.
There are a couple of things you want to be sure of before you pay a bond. You should call Inmate Records at (714) 647-4666 to verify what kind of bond you need to pay, how much, and by what method. Inmates who have not been fully booked, processed, and sentenced cannot have bail posted.
Please do not call the jail or ask them in person to recommend a bond agent. They are not allowed to recommend or suggest.
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