Lake County Adult Detention Facility
104 East Erie Street, Painesville, Ohio 44077
All jail visiting is cancelled in response to the Coronavirus. Inmates can still recieve mail, or contact family and friends through the phone system To limit the number of people coming into the Sheriff’s Office as a result of the Coronavirus, all inmate money deposits into commssary must be sent in by money order through te US Postal Service. No cash will be taken at the Sheriff’s Office for deposit into the Inmate Commissary until further notice.
Jail Visitation Schedules
- Take Route 2 to the Painesville/Fairport Harbor exit
- At the light make a left hand turn into Painesville City
- Go up four (4) traffic lights to Route 20 (Erie Street)
- Make a left on to Route 20 (at the Arby’s / BP Gas)
- Detention Facility is 500 feet on your right (the 5 story brick building)
Visiting Days and Times
|Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:||1:00-2:30 P.M.|
Proper identification is required (Drivers License or State I.D.) We do not accept Passports as proper identification.
No visitors under the age of eighteen (18) years of age is permitted. (Note: Visitors who bring children must have another adult supervise the children during their visit. (Children are not permitted to be left unsupervised in the lobby for any reason. All children must accompanied by an adult; person over the age 18)
Inmates are permitted two (2) visits per week. Each visit is limited to fifteen (15) minutes.
The inmate may choose to combine their two (2) fifteen (15) minute periods into one half (1/2) hour visit.
No visitors will be permitted into the facility later then fifteen (15) minutes prior to the end of visiting.
Visitors who travel one hundred (100) miles or more (one way) will normally be permitted an additional fifteen (15) minutes each.
Note: These visits are not in addition to regularly scheduled visiting times. If the inmate already had two fifteen (15) minute visits for the week, they are not entitled to any further visits.
If the inmate has used all of their visiting time and receives visitors from over 100 miles away they will not be permitted to visit unless approved by the shift supervisor. Such exceptions will be for extraordinary circumstances.
Visiting by Minors:
Visitation by minors (persons under age 18) will normally be permitted in this facility uunder the following conditions:
Once an inmate has been incarcerated in the Lake County Adult Detention Facility for a period of 60 consecutive days, the inmate will normally be permitted one fifteen (15) minute visit with each of his or her minor sons and/or daughters (this includes step-children, adoptive and biological) in a non-contact visiting area. The visit(s) will normally take place under the following conditions:
Only one minor child is permitted in the visiting room at one time.
The child must be accompanied by an immediate family member who is over age 18.
All minor children who are left in the front lobby during the visit must be supervised by an adult (person over age 18).
Once the inmate has been granted a visit with his or her minor son(s) and/or daughter(s) after the initial 60 consecutive days, the inmate will normally be granted another visit with his or her minor son(s) and/or daughter(s) after 60 more consecutive days of incarceration has elapsed. The inmate will then normally be granted visits with his or her minor son(s) and/or daughter(s) every 60 consecutive days of incarceration in the Lake County Adult Detention Facility.
Visits with minor children will be conducted on Saturday mornings from 8 A.M. until Noon.
IF YOU ATTEMPT TO BRING INTO THIS JAIL ANY OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS YOU WILL BE ARRESTED. SO DECLARE THEM NOW SO YOU WILL NOT BE CHARGED WITH:
2921.36: Illegal conveyance of weapons, drugs, or other prohibited items onto the grounds of the detention facility or institution
No person shall knowlingly convey, or attempt to convey, onto the grounds of a detention facility any of the following items:
Any deadon weapon or dangerous ordinance, as defined in section 2923.11 of the Revised Code, or any part of or ammunition for the use in such a deadly weapon or dangerous ordinance;
Any drug of abuse, as defined in section 3719.011 of the Revised Code;
Any intoxicating liquior, as defined in section 4301.01 of the Revised Code
No person shall knowlingly deliver, or attempt to deliver, cash to any person who is confined in a detention facility, to a child confined in a youth services facility, or to a prisoner who is temporarily released from confinement for a work assignment
No person shall knowlingly deliver, or attempt to deliver cash to any person who is confined in a detention facility. First offense, Misdemeanor 1, second offense, Felony 5
No person shall knowingly deliver, or attempt to deliver, to any person who is confined in a detention facility a cellular telephone, two-way radio, or other electronic communications device. First offense, Misdemeanor 1, second offense, Felony 5