Wells County Jail

Wells County Jail, IN Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: July 6, 2021
State
Indiana
City
Bluffton
Postal Code
46714
County
Wells County
Phone Number
260-824-3426
Location
1615 West Western Avenue, Bluffton, IN, 46714

About Wells County Jail

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The Wells County Jail is a medium-security detention center located in Bluffton, Indiana and was built in 1993. This county jail is operated locally by the Wells County Sheriff’s Office and holds inmates who are awaiting trial or sentencing.

The mission of the Wells County Sheriff’s Office is to “ensure fair and equal administration of the law, preserving public safety and doing so with professionalism and unity of purpose, while being good stewards of the public’s trust.”

Inmates in the Wells County Jail are offered a variety of programs, including substance abuse and religious programs. The goal of these inmates is to leave in better shape than they arrived and to be equipped to live a productive life in society.

All inmates in custody of Wells County Jail have three meals a day, recreation time, and medical care.

Wells County Sheriffs Office / Wells County Jail

Address
1615 Western Avenue, Bluffton, Indiana, 46714
Phone
260-824-3426
Fax
260-824-6424
Website
website

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

All inmates of the Wells County Jail may send and receive postcards only through the U.S. Postal Service.

Mail sent to an inmate should be addressed as follows:

Inmate's Name

1615 West Western Avenue, Bluffton, IN, 46714

A return address and full name is required for all mail sent to the facility. If no name or return address is present, the mail will be discarded.

Inmates may receive paperback books; however, they must be brand new and sent from the publisher or bookstore where the book was purchased. Materials of a sexual or violent nature are not permitted and will be returned to sender.

Sending Money

Wells County Jail contracts with TurnKey Corrections to provide its inmates with commissary needs. You can deposit money for an inmate’s account one of three ways:

Use the kiosk in the jail’s lobby. You can use cash or credit cards.

Go online to visit www.inmatecanteen.com and make an account. You can use a credit card to deposit money.

Mail-in a money order using the following address:

Wells County Jail, Inmate Accounts

1615 West Western Avenue, Bluffton, IN, 46714

Phone calls

Wells County Jail uses the third-party company, Encartele, to provide phone services. If you want to communicate via phone with an inmate at Wells County Jail, you will need to make an account with this company using this website

Visitation

Inmates are allowed one 15-minute visit on their visitation day. Three visitors are allowed for each inmate at one tie. A valid ID is required from each visitor. Visitation is a first-come, first basis.

Visitation hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM to 9 PM and on Saturdays and Sundays from 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM.

All visits are non-contact and through a glass window. The inmate and visitor will speak through a phone. All visits are monitored by staff.

The Wells County Jail staff will turn anyone away who is not dressed appropriately for visitation.

The following clothing is inappropriate for visitation:


Any clothing that is too revealing
see-through material
Any undergarments that are showing

Shorts and skirts that are above the mid-thigh

Clothing promoting gang affiliation
Anything displaying drugs, weapons or profanity
Clothing depicting anything obscene

Call 260-824-3426 to ask specific questions about the Wells County Jail Visitation Dress Code guidelines or click here for complete instructions.

Visiting Hours

Monday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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