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Poweshiek County, Iowa Sheriff Overview

Poweshiek County is located in the western central part of Iowa, with its county seat in Montezuma. Poweshiek County is named after the Indian chief of the Fox tribe who signed the treaty ending the Black Hawk War. Zip codes in Poweshiek County include 52347, 52232, 50171, 52211, 50242, 52215, 52221, 50157, and 52222.

The Sheriff of Poweshiek County is currently Thomas E. Kriegel.

Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office:
Address: 4802 Barnes City Rd.
PO Box 297
Montezuma, IA 50171
Phone: 641-623-5679
Fax: 641-623-5120

Inmate Search in Poweshiek County Jail

The Poweshiek County Jail does not have an available list of inmates incarcerated in their facility. The State of Iowa, however, supports the Victim Information and Notification Everyday system, so you can visit the site to check and receive notifications on the custody status of an offender. It’s recommended to visit the Jail personally at 4802 Barnes City Rd., Montezuma, IA or call them at 641-623-5600 (Fax) for inquiries.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

One should be sure that they are part of the visiting list of an inmate before they can visit them. In certain circumstances such as when an inmate first enters prison or is transferred to a new prison, a visiting list might not exist yet. In this case, immediate family members who can be verified by the information contained in the inmate’s Pre-Sentence Report, may be allowed to visit. However, if there is little or no information available about a person, visiting may be denied. You should always call the prison ahead of time to ensure your visit will be permitted.

Wear clothing that is appropriate for a large gathering of men, women, and young children. Wearing inappropriate clothing (such as provocative or revealing clothes) may result in your being denied visitation.

Because many people are usually visiting, it is important visits are quiet, orderly, and dignified. The visiting room officer can require you to leave if either you or the inmate is not acting appropriately.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup

All registered sex offenders are registered on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. The definition of a sex offender is a person convicted of a crime involving sex, including rape, molestation, and production or distribution of child pornography.

You can access this information online for Poweshiek County by going to this link, but bear in mind that searches sometimes reveal primary last known addresses or, rather the block that they live on. You are also required to accept a disclosure to use the database.

Bail and Bail Bondsman

The bail and bond process is used to secure your release from jail in exchange for meeting certain conditions. It is imposed to ensure that you will make your court dates and not commit any further offenses while out. An Iowa criminal lawyer will bring up the issue of bail at your initial appearance before a judge. The judge makes a determination as to the conditions for your release until your next court date.

Just as Iowa provides sentencing guidelines, it offers guidelines for bail bonds. The bond schedule for crimes other than forcible felonies and misdemeanors is as follows:

Manufacturing or delivery of certain controlled substances – $25,000
Felony for manufacturing or delivery of certain controlled substances – $50,000
Class B felony – $25,000
Class C felony – $10,000
Class D felony – $5,000
Aggravated misdemeanor – $2,000
Serious misdemeanor – $1,000
Simple misdemeanor – $300

Poweshiek County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office:Poweshiek County Probation Department
Location:201 South 3rd Street, Montezuma, Iowa, 50171
Poweshiek County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined6
Avg Daily Population6
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll8
Full time total employees8
Total salaries and wages210500
Other operating expenditures19000
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction1913
Year of major renovation2001
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Poweshiek County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201610,433
Number Employed Annual Average, 201610,067
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016366
Unemployment Rate, 20163.5
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201552,861
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Poweshiek County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20141,840
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201510.9
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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