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Mecklenburg County Jail-North, NC Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: December 8, 2022
Mecklenburg County Jail-North
5235 Spector Drive, Charlotte, NC, 28269

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Mecklenburg County Jail-North offender lookup: Bookings, Booking Date, Gender, Issuing Auth, Who's in jail, Arrests, Marriage and Divorce Records, Mugshots, Post Date, Bond, Inmate Roster, Release Date, DOB.

The Mecklenburg County Jail-North provides service to the Mecklenburg County and surrounding towns and counties as well.

The Mecklenburg County Jail-North is a medium-security facility that is home to both adult female and adult male inmates. No inmate in the Mecklenburg County Jail-North is under the age of 18.

Majority of inmates in the facility are going through their trial, or they are serving out their sentences. Inmates who are kept in the Mecklenburg County Jail-North to finish out their sentences are inmates who were sentenced to less than 2 years.

Mecklenburg County Jail-North — General Information

Mecklenburg County Jail-North, County Jail.
Adult, Capacity 614 persons.
5235 Spector Drive, Charlotte, NC, 28269

Mecklenburg County Sheriffs Department

Address: 700 East 4th Street, Charlotte, North Carolina, 28202

Phone: 704-336-2543

Fax: 704-336-6118

Email: [email protected]

Trying to find information about the inmate in the Mecklenburg County Jail-North can be quite the daunting task.

The Mecklenburg County Jail-North keeps records on all inmates in their facility. These records will have the charges, bail information, along with the court transactions on the inmate.

However, the Mecklenburg County Jail-North does not keep these records online or easily accessible to the public.

If you need these records on an inmate or for an inmate, you will need to contact the Jail Records Division at 704-336-0810.

You should also know that there may be fees associated with pulling these records as well.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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Inmates in the Mecklenburg County Jail-North can receive written letters from their loved ones back home. These letters cannot contain stamps, checks, cash, or pictures. You are only permitted to send them a handwritten letter.

You will need to mail the envelope to the following address:

Mecklenburg County Jail-North

5235 Spector Drive, Charlotte, NC, 28269

If you mail anything that an inmate cannot have, it will not be given to the inmate, it will not be sent back to you, it will be properly discarded in the mailroom.

Sending Money

Please note that the Mecklenburg County Jail-North does not accept money orders.

The Mecklenburg County Jail-North now uses inmatedeposits.com. You will need to create an account to send money to an inmate.

With this service you will be permitted to make deposits on a daily, weekly, or even a monthly basis. Each deposit can be up to $300.

To make a successful deposit into an inmate’s account, you will be required to know the inmate’s identification number.

You can make deposits one of the three following ways:

  • You can log in to your account at the inmatedeposits.com

  • You can call 704-336-0810

  • You can go to the Mecklenburg County Jail-North lobby and use the kiosk

Phone calls

Inmates cannot take phone calls, but inmates can make phone calls. All outgoing phone calls from the Mecklenburg County Jail-North will be collect calls.

You will need to have a landline phone to receive these phone calls. You will also need to know that these phone calls will be at your expense. Inmates will not be paying for this service and neither is the Mecklenburg County Jail-North.


The Mecklenburg County Jail-North permits inmates to have 3 visits per week. Visiting hours at the Mecklenburg County Jail-North goes as follows:

In order to visit an inmate, you will need to first and foremost bring your driver’s license to be allowed into the visitation area. All visits with inmates in the Mecklenburg County Jail-North are no-contact visits. You will be sitting behind a glass partition when visiting the inmate. There will be no touching involved or allowed.

Visiting Hours

7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
7:30 Am to 2:30 PM


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