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Ionia County Jail Information and Inmate Search

The Ionia County Correctional Facility is located in Ionia, Michigan. Built in 1990 and expanded in 2004 and 2013, it has a rated capacity of 141 beds. The jail runs a number of programs for inmates and encourages Ionia county residents and businesses to support these programs. The Programs Coordinator is Lisa Sitzer and the Jail Administrator is Captain Andrew Dinehart.

133 Adams Street
Ionia, MI 48846

Jail/Inmate Info: (616) 527-5390

Capt. Andrew Dinehart, Jail Administrator
Phone: 616-527-5383

The Ionia County jail roster may be searched at VineLink’s website or the MobilePatrol smartphone app operated by the local Sheriff’s Office. The names and charges of detainees at the Ionia County Jail are available on the app 30 minutes after the individual has been booked. VineLink provides more detailed information, including inmate’s demographic information, charges, booking and release dates, and mugshots, when available.

How to Send Mail or Package

Personal mail to inmates of Ionia County Jail is limited to plain white stamped postcards no larger than 3 ¼“ by 5 ½“ . Stamps must be pre-inked by the US Post Office. Photo postcards are also accepted if stamped or sent from a third party publisher, such as Money orders made out in an inmate’s name may be sent in envelopes, but must be the only item contained in the envelope. All correspondence must include the first and last name of the sender and a return address. Mail to inmates should be addressed as follows:

Ionia County Correctional Center
℅ Inmate’s Name
133 Adams Street
Ionia, MI 48846

In addition to mailed money orders, funds may be deposited into inmates’ accounts in several ways. Cash, credit, and debit cards are accepted at the Lobby Cashier. One dollar bills are not accepted and the maximum deposit is $100. There is a $3.25 service fee deducted from cash deposits and a $7.95 service fee added to credit/debit card deposits. To deposit money at the Lobby Cashier, an inmate’s jacket number or date of birth is required. Money may also be added to inmates’ accounts through GovPay’s website or phone line (1-888-277-2535). GovPay requires the inmates name and resident number, facility code (Y70), and pay location code (#5500–Commissary Deposit). Funds may also be deposited online via AccessCorrection’s website. MoneyGrams may also be purchased and sent electronically from WalMart. They require the following information: company name (SCC Inmate Funding), receive code (7950), and account number (Y70).

Visitation Hours

Inmates are allowed one free onsite visit per week. Inmate workers are allowed 2 visits during non-working hours. Unlimited offsite video visits are available for $10.50 per visit. All visits must be scheduled at least 25 hours and up to 2 weeks in advance. Visiting hours are 9am-11am, 2-5pm, and 8-10pm Monday through Sunday. Video visits are operated by IC Solutions. Visitors must register for an account on IC Solutions’ website and visits can be held using any internet-capable device with a webcam.

Ionia County Sheriff Information

The Ionia County Sheriff’s Office operates the Correctional Facility. Their office is open from 8:30am to 4:30pm with a lunch break from 12pm-12:30pm Monday through Friday. Charlie Noll has been the Sheriff since 2018 and Andrew Bucholtz is the Undersheriff.

133 Adams Street
Ionia, MI 48846

Phone: Phone:616-527-5383
Sheriff Records: (616) 527-5737

Sheriff Charlie Noll:
Undersheriff Andrew Bucholtz:
Capt. Andrew Dinehart, Jail Administrator:
Suana McDaniels, Office Manager:

Ionia County is located in central Michigan. As of the 2020 Census, the population was 66,804. The county seat and largest city is Ionia. It has a total area of 580 square miles.

Crime Statistics
Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Ionia County violent crime is 13.8. (The US average is 22.7)
Ionia County property crime is 23.3. (The US average is 35.4)

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Ionia County Public Records Information

Public records may be requested from any county office per the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Any written request may be submitted to any county office by mail, fax, email, or hand delivery. Ionia County provides a FOIA Request Form online for the public’s convenience. Police reports may be requested from the Sheriff’s Office, but such reports do not become public record until all ligitation is completed. Requests should provide as much detail about the records as possible (i.e. date, names of people involved, type of report, etc) and the requestor’s contact information. They may be submitted to:

Ionia County Sheriffs Office, FOIA Coordinator
133 E. Adams St.
Ionia, MI 48846

Fax: 616.527.9102

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