Offical Page for the

Grand County Jail

Utilize the following guides and resources for inmates of the Grand County Jail in Moab, Utah. You can also find out information on posting bail by utilizing a Garfield County bail bonds agent listed on this page.

  • Phone Number: (435) 259-8115
  • Address:
    125 East Center
    Moab, UT 84532
Details of the Grand County Jail
The Grand County Jail is located in Moab, the county’s seat and largest city. In 2005, Moab had an estimated population of 8,750 residents.

The city was established in 1890 and in 1900, was the site of an Old West-Style crime: Harvey Logan, a.k.a. “Kid Curry” rode into Moab and killed Grand County Sheriff John Tyler and his Deputy Sam Jenkins as payback for the murder of Curry’s Wild Bunch buddy George Curry.

The jail facility is located at 125 East Center Street in Moab, and may be reached by telephone at (435) 259-8115.

Posting Bond
Bond may be posted in person at the jail, but only cash is accepted (no credit or debit cards, cashier’s checks, money orders or personal checks). If posted at the jail, bond should be made at the North entrance of the jail, located at 100 North Street.

Bail may be posted via credit card at the Grand County 7th District Court or Grand County Justice Court from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Bond may also be posted through a reputable bail bonding company. A list of approved bail bond companies may be found online at http://www.insurance.utah.gov/producers/bailbond_licensees.html.

Depositing Money into an Inmate Account
Family and friends may make cash deposits into an inmate’s commissary account while in person at the jail. Money orders may be mailed to the jail and will be deposited into the inmate’s account. Money orders should be made payable to the inmate, using their full name, and should be mailed to:
Grand County Jail
125 East Center Street
Moab, Utah 84532

Writing an Inmate
Letters should be sent in plain envelopes which are free of decoration, stickers, lipstick marks, etc. A full and complete return address must be listed on the outside of the envelope. Letters should be addressed to the inmate, using their full name and if possible, inmate ID number, and sent to:
c/o Grand County Jail
125 East Center Street
Moab, Utah 84532

Packages must be pre-approved – inmates must fill out a request form to receive a package, or it will not be accepted.

Visiting an Inmate
Once a month, inmates may fill out a list of five people who will be permitted to visit. Visitors may not have any active warrants, nor may they be on probation or parole.

Visiting hours for male inmates depend on whether the inmates have been sentenced or are awaiting court. Inmates awaiting court are considered “non-committed,” while men who have already been sentenced are considered “committed.”

Visiting hours are:

Thursday5 to 6 p.m. for female inmates
6 to 7 p.m. for non-committed male inmates
7 to 8 p.m. for committed male inmates
Sunday1 to 2 p.m. for female inmates
2 to 3 p.m. for non-committed male inmates
3 to 4 p.m. for committed male inmates
Visitation is conducted in the lobby on the west side of the Grand County Courthouse so visitors should use the 100 East Street entrance.

All visitors must have a valid government ID featuring their photo, and must be appropriately dressed. Visitation is 15 minutes per inmate.

Sunday visitation is the only time when visitors under the age of 18 may visit. They must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Visitors traveling more than 100 miles may request an extended visit through the inmate.

Some items may be dropped off at the jail for delivery to the inmate. Those items include new and unopened packages of 3 white underwear, 3 pairs of white socks, 3 white T-shirts and/or 3 white thermal shirts. Legal paperwork also may be left, as well as money orders and/or cashier’s checks made payable to the inmate which will be deposited into the inmate’s commissary account.
Inmate Phone System
The Grand County Jail does not have an offender telephone system to allow for prepaid telephone accounts.

Each inmate may be allowed a reasonable number of telephone calls and will be permitted to use the telephone in his or her housing area between 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. All telephone calls out of the jail are collect calls.

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