Search Inmates in Story County, Iowa. Results May Include: Arrests, Charges, Mugshot, Booking Date, Booking Number, Warrant

Story County, Iowa Sheriff Overview

Story County is a county found in the central part of Iowa. Its county seat is in Nevada. Story County comprises the Ames, IA Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Des Moines-Ames-West Des Moines, IA Combined Statistical Area. Story County is named after Joseph Story, a preeminent United States Supreme Court Justice, in 1853. Zip codes in Story County include 50105, 50011, 50010, 50201, 50278, 50012, 50014, 50134, 50236, 50056, 50055, 50248, 50154.

The Story County Sheriff’s Office is headed by Paul Fitzgerald. He can be reached through his email address ([email protected]).

Story County Sheriff’s Office:
Address: 1315 South B Ave.
Nevada, Iowa 50201
Phone: (515) 382-7458

Inmate Search in Story County Jail

The Story County Jail has an online list of incarcerated inmates currently in their Facility. You can search for an inmate using the following filters: Name, Primary Charge, Arrest Date, Booking Agency, Race, Sex, Age. The file of each inmate contains: Mugshot, Name, Age, Race / Sex, Arrest Date, Release Date, Next Court Date, Charge, Status, Docket #, Bond Amount.

Part of the Story County Justice Center, the Story County Jail is a new-generation, 104-bed, modular, direct-supervision jail featuring effective control and supervision of inmates and enhanced safety for the public, staff, and inmates. Inmates of all security levels, from maximum to minimum and including work-release inmates, are housed at the jail. The jail was designed to operate efficiently in terms of staffing and inmate management.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Visitation is a privilege. Failure to follow visitation procedures and staff directives; using loud, provocative, and/ or abusive language or activity; tampering with jail property; and/ or visiting with an inmate other than the one designated to jail staff upon arrival may result in termination of the current visit and revocation of future visitation privileges.
Visitors under the influence of alcohol, or who are impaired due to the use of other drugs, will have visits denied or terminated; and may have future visitation privileges revoked and/ or be subject to arrest and prosecution.
Mothers are not allowed to nurse infants in either the public waiting area or the inmate visitation area.
Young children must be kept in control at all times before, during, and after the visit. Failure to control children may result in termination of the current visit. Children are not to be left alone in the waiting or visitation areas.
All visitors are subject to search prior to visiting an inmate.
No food or beverages are allowed in the visitation booths or waiting areas.
The Story County Jail is a smoke-free facility.
Inmates have the right to refuse any visit

Visitation Time:
Sunday 1:30 pm through 4:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 pm through 9:00 pm
Thursday 1:30 pm through 4:30 pm.

You can send mail to inmates through U.S. Mail, indicating the complete return address as follows:
Inmates full name
Story County Jail
1315 South B Avenue
Nevada, IA 50201

You may leave money for an inmate’s commissary account for snack and other items using U.S. currency, money order, or bank/ certified check.

Working at Story County Sheriff’s Office/Jail

A Reserve Deputy Sheriff position is available at Story County.
His/her duties include:
Operates a patrol vehicle and patrols a designated area of the county to preserve the peace, to prevent criminal violations, and to enforce laws and ordinances; protects persons in immediate danger of injury or death; gives first aid to victims of injury or illness, as needed.
Provides traffic enforcement, issues warnings and citations, and arrests drunk drivers; investigates crimes and questions witnesses; arrests or assists in the arrest of suspects, with or without a warrant; obtains and preserves evidence; directs traffic.
Receives, responds, and resolves or processes complaints such as domestic abuse; restores and maintains order with regard to family and personal domestic crises; serves legal papers such as summons, writs of attachment, executions, restitution, court orders, official notices, and subpoenas; assists in the execution of search warrants; delivers death and emergency messages in the absence of a supervisor.
Investigates accidents and administers first aid to victims; assists ambulance, fire department and wrecker personnel with traffic direction as needed; assists medical examiner conduct investigations; requests emergency evacuation and assistance in disasters; provides emergency transportation of medical supplies to elderly and disabled; delivers emergency blood between area hospitals; investigates reports of missing persons and vehicles
More details in duties here:

Some of the required qualifications include:
Work Experience- List work experience for the past 10 years on the online application.
References- 6 References are required (3 professional and 3 personal must be listed on the online application.)
Required Sheriff Application Addendum (must be saved and attached to online application in order for application to be complete).
To be eligible, an applicant must be at least eighteen years old and live close enough to respond within forty five minutes to the Story County Sheriff’s Office. Applicants must successfully pass a physical agility test, written examination and be able to perform strenuous physical tasks under stress. An oral interview and background investigation, including driver’s license and criminal history check will be conducted along with the MMPI psychological profile, pre-employment physical, eye examination and hearing test.

If you are interested in this job, you may visit this link for applying.

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 Story 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

Story 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:Story County Probation Department
Location:509 Main Street, Ames, Iowa, 50010
Story County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined89
Avg Daily Population97
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll36
Full time total employees36
Total salaries and wages1296000
Other operating expenditures487973
Total construction costs0
Equipment, furnishings, etc20000
Year of original constructionnot applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 900 6TH STREET NEVADA IA 50201

Story County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201657,150
Number Employed Annual Average, 201655,802
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,348
Unemployment Rate, 20162.4
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201551,706
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Story County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201415,717
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201518.6
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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