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Yates County Information

Yates County can be found in the western region of New York State. It has a population of 25,348 based on the 2010 census with a population density 75 people per square mile. The total area of the county is 376 square miles. The zip codes include 14441, 14507, 14837, 14415, 14878, 14418, 14842, 14527, and 14478.

In 1823, a portion of Ontario County was taken to create Yates County. It was named in honor of Joseph C. Yates who was the governor of New York at the time. The county seat is Penn Yan.

Sheriff’s office

Sheriff Ron Spike is the highest ranking law enforcement officer in Yates County. The Sheriff’s Office is located in 227 Main Street, Penn Yan, NY 14527. The main number for the department is 315-536-4438. To get in touch directly with the Sheriff, you can call 315-536-4438

The Office of the Sheriff is comprised of several divisions including the Law Enforcement Bureau, Corrections, Records Division, Court Security, and the Emergency Communication Services.

County courthouse

Yates County belongs to the 7th Judicial District. The County Courthouse is located at 415 Liberty Street, Penn Yan, NY 14527. The Supreme & County Court is located within this building. The contact number is 315-536-5126. The Family and Surrogate’s Courts can also be found here. The contact numbers are 315-536-5127 and 315-536-5130. The hours of operation for all the courts are Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.

County jail

The Yates County Jail is located at 227 Main Street, Penn Yan, NY 14527. The phone number is 315-536-4438.

Visitation is held on Tuesdays and Saturdays. All visits must be scheduled. Visitors must call the Jail at 315-536-5175 or come to the Jail the day before the visit to schedule a session. Inmates are allowed two 1-hour visits each week. Visiting hours are from 1 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m.

All visitors must present a valid government-issued photo ID. Visits start on the hour. Visitors who arrive 30 minutes after the start of a session will not be allowed to visit. Minors will need to be in the company of a parent or legal guardian. Proof of guardianship is required.

Family and friends can deposit money into an inmate’s commissary account using the kiosk in the lobby or by sending cash, money orders, or certified bank checks through the mail. Personal checks will not be accepted.

Sex Offender Search & Lookup:

The definition of a sex offender is a person with a conviction for a sex crime such as rape, child pornography, and incest. Federal law requires this type of offender to register his information in the sex offender database of the state as well as the national sex offender registry. To locate sex offenders in Yates County, you can search the New York State Registry. Keep in mind that some records will only have last known addresses listed because not all offenders will register their information

Bail and Bail Bond Agent

Bail is the money or bond lodged with the court in exchange for the temporary release of a defendant waiting for trial. The court will utilize this as a form of collateral to secure the appearance of the defendant at his trial. Bail is refunded at the end of the trial minus a 3% administrative fee. The defendant forfeits the bail if he does not fulfill his court obligations. A warrant for his arrest is also issued. If the bail is not paid, the defendant stays in jail until he is released or the case is dismissed.

Bail must be paid in the exact amount. This is because the New York courts will not give you any change. You can, however, pay bail using more than one form of money. The acceptable forms of payment are as follows:

  • US Cash
  • Cashier’s checks (amount should not be more than the bail)
  • Credit card (must pay an 8% processing fee)
  • Debit Card
  • Money order (from Western Union or bank, each order should not be more than $1000)
    Bond agents provide their services to defendants who are unable to post bail due to financial difficulties. They charge a non-refundable bond fee for their services. The New York State Insurance Department regulates the bail bond industry within the state. As such, the fee can easily be calculated using the tiered system in place:

    For a bond of $200 or less, the fee is $10.
    For a bond of $3000 or less, the fee is 10% of the bail amount.
    For a bond that is $3001 to $10000, the fee is 10% of the first $3000 and 8% for the rest of the amount.
    For a bond that is higher than $10000, the fee is 10% of the first $3000, 8% for the amount between $3000 and $10000, and 6% for the rest.
    Here’s an example:
    A $15000 bond has a bond fee of $1160. That amount is a result of using this formula: (10% x $3000) + (8% x $7000) + (6% x $5000).

    Contact the Yates County Public Defender
    Public defender’s provide: counsel upon arrest, representation during criminal investigative proceedings, interviewing witnesses, arrange bail, conduct pretrial discovery, withdraw pleas, suppression of evidence motions, jury selection, opening statements, legal research, and more
    Name:Yates County Public Defender
    Address:415 Liberty Street, Penn Yan, New York, 14527
    Hours:Wed 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
    Yates County Probation Department
    Probation officers hold offenders accountable by ensuring that financial restitution is being paid to victims and community service is completed. The probation department provides warrant searches, sex offender lookups, DWI conviction information, adult or youth misdemeanor and felony offense records.
    Office:Yates County Probation Department
    Location:415 Liberty Street, Penn Yan, New York, 14527
  • Yates County Jail Statistics
    Number of Persons Confined60
    Avg Daily Population60
    Name of new facilitynot applicable
    Full time payroll37
    Full time total employees37
    Total salaries and wages2468351
    Other operating expenditures330125
    Total construction costs0
    Equipment, furnishings, etc0
    Year of original construction1977
    Year of major renovation1991
    Name of new facilitynot applicable

    Address: 227 MAIN STREET PENN YAN NY 14527

    Yates County Unemployment and Median Household Income
    Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201611,761
    Number Employed Annual Average, 201611,242
    Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016519
    Unemployment Rate, 20164.4
    Median Household Income Annual Average, 201546,392
    Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
    Yates County Poverty Data
    Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20143,248
    Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201513.6
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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