Jail Bureau

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Active Bookings in Craven County Detention Facility

The link below shows all current inmates housed at the Craven County Detention Facility. Juveniles and Federal Inmates are not included in this list, please contact jail administration in regards to these inmates. The listing is updated as often as possible.

Housed Inmate Listing

Inmate Deposits (Books)

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To deposit money, simply create an account by visiting www.jailatm.com. You will be prompted through the process in minutes. Once you have an account, find the facility, enter your loved one’s name, and deposit money using your credit card!

Inmate Phone Calls

Inmates cannot receive incoming calls. They can make collect calls using Securus Technologies. You can open an account online by going to the Securus Technologies  or you can call 1-800-844-6591 to set up an account through the automated phone system or speak to a Securus Technologies Customer Care representative. Guarantee open lines of communication by prepaying for telephone calls, voicemails, and emails in advance. You can make a payment with Visa, MasterCard, and check/debit card. With a Securus Technologies Prepaid or AdvanceConnect™ Accounts, you can budget your calls and avoid any interruption in receiving calls.

Phone conversations with inmates will be recorded and are subject to monitoring at any time and all called party information is available to law enforcement.

Inmate Correspondence

Physical mail must be addressed as indicated below. Any personal mail received at the Craven County Jail will be returned to sender. All mail will be scanned into the system for incarcerated individuals to be view on the Securus ConnectUs® terminal and SecureView Tablet®* supplied to the inmates. If you are sending pictures and would like them returned, you must include a stamped, self-addressed envelope.

Inmate Name - Inmate ID
Craven County Jail
PO Box 308
Lebanon, MO 65536

Private/privileged mail from legal institutions and publisher book deliveries should continue to be sent to:

Inmate Name - Inmate ID
Craven County Detention Center
1100 Clarks Road
New Bern, NC 28562

Item Restrictions

Effective Monday, April 10, 2023, the Craven County Jail will no longer accept books for inmates. The ONLY exception will be legal documents or books.

  • Polaroid photographs and post cards are not allowed.
  • Magazine and newspapers are not allowed unless approved by the proper authority.
  • Comic strips or puzzle pages in mail is not allowed.
  • Bubble wrap or padded or double lined envelopes.
  • No stickers on envelopes or the mail inside.
  • No revealing, nude, pornographic photographs to include explicit letters.
  • Do not send cards that have double or folded and glued pages, or cards with items stuck or glued on them.
  • Do not send blank paper, stamps or envelopes. Inmates must purchase these from the canteen.

The above information is subject to change without notice. Contact the Jail at 252-636-6619 if you have any questions.

Visiting Guidelines

All visitations for inmates at the Craven County Detention Center are done off-site by video. Visitation can be completed using cellphones, home computers, tablets or any device that can go online. Visitation will be conducted Monday – Sunday during the hours listed below. You must reserve visitation times at least 24 hours in advance.

Visitation Hours (7 Days a Week including Holidays):

Morning Hours: 9:15 AM – 11:45 AM
Afternoon Hours: 2:15 PM – 4:15 PM
Evening Hours: 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Creating a Securus Visitation Account:

Create an online account by going to www.videovisitanywhere.com. Click on the "Sign Up" button to create your account. Make sure you can take a picture of a government-issued photo ID. You will receive an email once your account is approved. This process can take 48-72 hours. Once approved, log on to your Securus Online account, select “Schedule a Visit” and follow the steps to schedule your visit anywhere. On the day of your scheduled visit, make sure you log in to your account at least 15-minutes prior to the start time of the visit.

Inmate Property Release:

Effective Friday, April 1, 2023, we will no longer be offering the release of inmate property. Questions may be directed to Captain Raynor at (252) 636-6646 or Chief Smith at (252) 636-6676.

Notary Services

The Craven County Detention Center does offer notary services for inmates. All paperwork that needs to be notarized will be taken care of on Fridays only during business hours. Each document will be charged a fee of $10 per page and will be billed to the inmate’s account.