The Mesquite Detention Center can be reached at (702) 346-6925. It is located in the same building as the Mesquite Justice and Municipal Courts, at 500 Hillside Dr., Mesquite, NV 89027. It is a small facility with just twenty beds.
The majority of people held at the Mesquite Detention Center have been charged with or sentenced for such misdemeanor crimes as DUI, shoplifting and domestic violence. People arrested for gross misdemeanors or felonies may be booked at the Mesquite jail initially before being transported to the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Note that if inmates are placed on an ICE hold at Mesquite, they may remain in custody for an extra full 48 hours (not counting weekends or holidays) while ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) looks into seeing whether the inmates may be in the U.S. unlawfully. If ICE determines that they may be here illegally, they will be transferred to Las Vegas Immigration Jail.
In this article, our Las Vegas criminal defense attorneys provide general information about the Mesquite Detention Center, including bail information, visiting hours, and phone calls. Click on a topic to jump to that section:
- 1. Where is the Mesquite Jail in Nevada?
- 2. How do I find an inmate?
- 3. How do I bail out an inmate?
- 4. Can I call an inmate?
- 5. When are visiting hours at Mesquite Jail?
- 6. How do I give money to an inmate?
- 7. How do I send mail?
- 8. How can Mesquite Jail inmates release their property?
- 9. Does Mesquite Jail have a commissary?
- 10. Does Mesquite Jail have medical care?
The Mesquite Detention Center is located at 500 Hillside Dr., Mesquite, NV 89027. The phone number is (702) 346-6925. The Mesquite Jail shares a building with the local court.
Mesquite Jail inmates accused of gross misdemeanors or felonies are ultimately transferred to the Clark County Detention Center, located at 330 S Casino Center Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89101.
To determine whether someone is currently in custody at the Mesquite Jail in Nevada, call the jail at (702) 346-6925 or click “inmate booking report” at the Mesquite Jail website.
Call (702) 346-6925 for the most current Mesquite Jail bail information. Click here for a list of bail bondsmen the Mesquite Jail recognizes.
Usually, people can bring bail money to the Mesquite Police Department at 695 Mayan Circle in Mesquite. If it is after business hours and the bail window is closed, call an administrator on the black phone in the lobby.
Persons in custody at the Mesquite Jail in Nevada may be bailed out twenty-four hours a day. Outsiders may post bail either in person or through a bail bondsman. The jail accepts cash or money orders, but note that money orders have to be in the exact, full amount and made out to the proper Mesquite Court.
Learn more on how to bail out an inmate from the Mesquite Jail.
Inmates may call out, but outsiders cannot call in. Contact CIDNET for information on how to communicate with Mesquite Jail inmates by phone.
Video visitation with Mesquite Jail inmates is available through CIDNET between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.
On-site visiting hours for male inmates are Thursdays and Sundays, between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. On-site visiting hours for female inmates are Mondays and Wednesdays, also between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Visitors must be pre-approved to visit an inmate at the Mesquite Detention Center. Note that all visitors will be checked for outstanding warrants. All visitors must be at least eighteen (18) years old, or else supervised by a guardian twenty-one (21) years old or older.
Visits can last thirty (30) minutes each. Visits are conducted through glass windows with a phone. There is no limit to the number of people who can share a visit as long as it does not get too crowded in the visiting booth.
In order to visit a person in custody at the Mesquite Jail, visitors do not have to call ahead of time to make an appointment. But they should show up a half hour early so that administrators can have enough time to check their photo I.D. and run a warrant check.
5.1. Prohibited visitors
People may be denied visitation privileges at Mesquite Jail if:
- they have been incarcerated at the Mesquite Jail in the last six months,
- they are on any kind of probation,
- they are a convicted felon,
- they have outstanding warrants,
- they are drunk or high,
- they are perceived to be a threat to the inmate or to the security of the jail, or
- they are dressed in revealing clothes.
5.2. Legal Visits
Lawyers who wish to meet with clients incarcerated in the Mesquite Jail should phone the jail in advance at (702) 346-6925 to schedule an appointment between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Lawyers should bring their photo I.D. and inform the jail if they are bringing other visitors with them. Scheduling requests can be sent to [email protected].
People may put money on an inmate’s books at the Mesquite Jail through Access Corrections.
The Mesquite Jail mailing address for a person in custody is:
Mesquite Detention Center
500 Hillside Dr.,
Mesquite, NV 89027
All mail is searched by jail officials prior to delivery. Outsiders may not send packages or unused stamps. People should not send explicit photographs or any inappropriate materials.
Mesquite jail inmates may receive books and magazines only if they are mailed directly from the publisher.
If inmates request that their property be released, outsiders can pick up the property after scheduling a time for pickup between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Call the jail at (702) 346-6925 or email [email protected] to schedule a time.
Yes, through Access Securepak.
Not on staff. But if a person in custody at the Mesquite Jail requires medical care, the jail administrators will make an appointment with a physician. Due to the facility’s small size, there are no medical personnel on the premises.
Call a Nevada criminal defense attorney…
If you or someone you love has been booked at the Mesquite Detention Center, phone our Mesquite Criminal Defense Lawyers for a phone consultation. We will help you make sense of the convoluted Nevada bail process while doing everything in our power to negotiate and litigate a favorable outcome for the case.
We represent clients throughout Nevada, including Las Vegas, Henderson, Clark County Washoe County, Reno, Carson City, Laughlin, Mesquite, Bunkerville, Moapa, Elko, Pahrump, Searchlight and Tonopah.