DeSoto County Jail Inmate Locator

We have gathered for you all the available inmate search links and DeSoto County Jail Inmate locator information. Here is information on how to find someone in this jail. The first thing you should consider is that family members have rights for inmate visitation, inmate mail address and policies, and the commissary in DeSoto County Jail facility.

Here is jail inmate information for the DeSoto County Jail

Jail Name: DeSoto County Jail
Jail Category: County Jail
Jail State: Florida
Jail County: DeSoto
City: Arcadia
Facility Address:
208 East Cypress Street
Postal Code: FL 34265
Telephone Numbers:
Fax: 863-993-3802

DeSoto County Jail is located at 208 East Cypress Street, in DeSoto, Florida. If you need information on bonds, visitation, inmate calling, mail, inmate accounts, commissary or anything else, you can call the facility at 863-993-4710 or send a fax at 863-993-3802.
You can also send an email at inmate Search links for DeSoto County Jail can be found below. Looking up jails is simple.


DeSoto County Jail Inmate Search

To locate an inmate in this facility, click on the following links:


The DeSoto County Jail has the capacity for 150 inmates and is a maximum security prison.

Visitation at DeSoto County Jail

At this facility, visitation takes place with video cameras. The rules for visitation are consistent with most facilities but the hours can change without any notice. Please check with the website to get the times for visitation based on where your inmate is housed.

Even though the visits are non-contact and done through video, it is necessary to wear proper attire. The staff personnel at the prison are the final say on whether the dress is appropriate or not. Pretend you are visiting your grandmother and dress appropriately and you should be fine. Call the facility and ask if you have any questions at all if something inappropriate.

Commissary at DeSoto County Jail

DeSoto County Jail and its staff consider the commissary a privilege for the inmates. You are allowed $70/week in commissary purchases. All items used by the inmate must be purchased except for the following:

  • Prescription glasses, hearing aids and shoes
  • Prosthetic devices if they are proven harmless to the prison population

Mail Correspondence

If you want to write a letter to an inmate it must have a return address on the envelope in the proper place. The address needs to be written as follows:

DeSoto County Jail
208 East Cypress Street
Arcadia, FL 34265

Any mail must be in postcard form and not contain any perfume or glitter can be attached. Make sure the postcard is not altered at all and it is addressed properly. No envelopes will be allowed. Any mail that does not adhere to the guidelines will be returned to the sender.

Photos can be sent to the inmate but they must be on regular photo quality paper and must be the standard size of 4 x 6. An inmate can keep 5 photos in their possession. If you are sending photos, put them in an envelope with nothing else and write “Photos Enclosed” on the outside of the envelope. No photos containing sexual acts or nudity will be accepted. Any photos that the jail staff feels is provocative will be returned.

Money for the inmate at DeSoto County Jail

All inmates have their own account held at the jail. You can deposit money in that account at any time by using the JAIL ATM kiosk that is located in the lobby of the Sheriff’s Office. You can do this at any time throughout the day. You can also go to anytime and put money into the inmate’s account. The kiosk in the Sheriff’s Office can also be used to take money out of the inmate’s account as well if necessary. Please note: Commissary orders for the week must be done by Wednesday at 10 am so the inmate must have money in their account before that in order to order for that week.

To plan or schedule a visit to DeSoto County Jail see the map below for more information and directions.

DeSoto County Jail Inmates

Most offenders will start at a local, city or county jail with very few cells. You can locate an offender in custody easily by searching databases found through the links above. You might need to consider transport time to the nearest jail cell before using our DeSoto inmate locator.

The DeSoto County Jail is usually for short-term custody for adults awaiting trial. (Juveniles wait for disposition of their case). Once booked, the DeSoto inmate search will reveal the location of the individual. You can check the DeSoto website - Inmate Services - for more information.

"People Get Arrested for a Variety of Reasons"

If a family member disappears, checking with local jails is a good idea. Your family member may be waiting to be bailed out. Here is how to know if someone is in DeSoto County Jail. You have the right to search even if that person is just a friend, a client or any other individual. You can also use these tools to find a pen pal. Our Inmate lookup service is a good resource for family members and public defenders. You can also search inmates on federal websites.

How to Find Inmates in DeSoto County Jail

First of all, realize that you have rights under the United States Constitution to find a family member who has been arrested in DeSoto County Jail. The "Writ of Habeas Corpus" guarantees the rights of someone "in custody". An inmate locator is useful to help family members during court proceedings.

All police officers must "book" an inmate into the court system. During this process, vital information - such as name, address, fingerprints and photographs - will be taken. Our free inmate lookup service allows you to peruse databases of county, state and federal facilities.

"What Type of Jail or Prison?"

Determine the date and location of the police arrest. Someone on a most wanted poster, sex offenders list or with outstanding warrants might have been jailed after a routine traffic stop. The individual will be located in a jail based on 1) residence or 2) arrest location.

Most of the United States criminal facilities are connected to online inmate search tools. Once booking information is entered and mugshots have been taken, you will be able to find inmates. You will find the available inmate search links above. A free inmate search allows you to view the databases of city, county, state and federal facilities.

"What Information is Available for DeSoto County Jail?"

Many arrest records are public and listed in newspapers. To find someone in jail, check the local police, sheriff and Federal Bureau of Prisons websites. You could also conduct a Department of Justice inmate search or check out Vinelink Offender Search to complete an inmate search by name. You should be able to find information such as the name, address, criminal charges, booking location and hearings.

Get all of your information ready such as the name, date of birth, address, criminal charges, prison and date of arrest.

"How Can I Use This Information?"

There are a variety of ways that you can search the database -like by name, jail or crime type. Once you have the general information, contact them by phone or email to set up a private visit.

This lookup inmate database gives you information for contacting DeSoto County Jail. Florida state inmate search helps you determine bonding, when you can visit, add commissary money and send mail. The inmate locator saves you a lot of time and worry. If a loved one is in jail or prison, we are here to assist you in finding him or her. If you just want to run a criminal background check for someone or find a pen pal inmate, we can help you too.


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