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Nobles County Jail

Prairie Justice Center - Nobles County, Minnesota

   Nobles County Sheriff's Mission

The mission of the Nobles County Sheriff's Office is to provide a responsive patrol support and an effective investigative division to assist the Nobles County Law Enforcement Community with the Investigation of serious crimes and incidents.


Visitation Rules and Hours

All visitors must fill out a Visitation Application.  See Jail Downloads on right side of page.  Visitation hours are:

  • Sunday - 9:00AM–11:00AM, 7:00PM–10:00PM
  • Tuesday - 7:00PM–10:00PM
  • Thursday - 9:00AM–11:00AM
  • Saturday visits by appointment, for those outside a 50-miles radius for 1 hour per month.

Civilian Fingerprinting Hours are as follows:

  • 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. daily (seven days a week)

Nobles County Jail Staff

jailpod@co.nobles.mn.us 
 

Monette Berkevich
Jail Administrator

msoderholm@co.nobles.mn.us

Teresa VanderPlaats
Jail Program Coordinator

tvanderplaats@co.nobles.mn.us


Nobles County Sheriff's Office

Kent Wilkening
Sheriff

1530 Airport Road
Suite 100
Worthington, MN 56187

(507) 295-5400 (p)
(507) 372-5977 (f)

kwilkening@co.nobles.mn.us

Questions? Contact Us

Nobles County Sheriff’s Deputies and staff are committed to making Nobles County a safe place for you and your family to live and work. If any of us can ever be of assistance to you or your family, please feel free to contact us at (507) 295-5400.

Questions about the Website?

Contact our webmaster at bhussong@co.nobles.mn.us


Nobles County Jail Downloads

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Nobles County Jail Information Guide
  • Jail Phone - (507) 295-5378
  • Jail E-mail - jailpod@co.nobles.mn.us

Civilian Fingerprints

Civilian fingerprints will be taken seven days a week from 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Appointments are encouraged byy calling (507) 295-5378.  The fingerprinting fee is $10.00

Inmate Money

  • For on-line deposits to an inmate's account go to www.InmateCanteen.com.
  • The jail only accepts cash, money orders and cashiers checks.
  • Money orders and cashiers checks should be made out to the inmate.
  • Personal checks are not accepted.
  • The money will be credited to the inmate's account for their use.
  • The Jail staff is not allowed to share information about the inmate's account with anyone, other than the inmate.
  • Money will be accepted only during visitation hours or through the mail.

Telephones

  • Messages are not taken for the inmates.
  • If you wish to leave a message for an inmate, you may do so by calling the inmate message systems at (507) 376-4203. These messages are not confidential.
  • Inmates may purchase phone cards from the Jail or on-line at reliancetelephone.com.
    • These cards are available in the amounts of $10 and $20.
    • Our phone system only accepts these phone cards. Any other phone cards do not work with our Jail phones.
  • You may also set up collect calls for inmates by calling toll-free (800) 896-3201.

Inmate Visitation

  • Visiting inmates is scheduled by appointment.  Call (507) 295-5378 to set-up your appointment.
    • Visiting Hours are as follows:
      Sunday - 9:00AM–11:00AM, 7:00PM–10:00PM
      Tuesday - 7:00PM–10:00PM
      Thursday - 9:00AM–11:00AM
    • Saturday visits by appointment, for those outside a 50-miles radius.
  • Each visitor must register to be eligible to visit.  Registration applications can be picked up at the jail or on the Jail Website.
  • You must schedule your visit no later than 1 hour prior to the visitation period you wish to visit at.  You may schedule a visit by calling (507) 295-5378 or the inmate you wish to visit may schedule it for you.
  • Efforts are made to allow visiting time for everyone.

Visiting Rules

  • Registered visitors may visit up to 2 times a day and up to 4 times a week.
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and are allowed to visit a parent or legal guardian.
  • A birth certificate or legal papers verifying guardianship must accompany the child.
  • All visitors must provide photo identification.

Inmate Mail

  • All mail must come through the United States Post Office.
  • Only mail that comes through the Post Office will be delivered to the inmate.
  • All mail is subject to inspection by Jail staff.
  • The inmate may purchase stamps and envelopes at the Jail through jail canteen.
  • The Jail does not accept stamps, envelopes, or mail, left by visitors for the inmate.

General Information

  • Nobles County jail allows photos.
  • These photos MAY NOT include gang graffiti, unclothed persons, photos with alcohol/cigarettes, or Polaroid photos.
  • All religious material will be inspected by jail staff.
  • Books and magazines are allowed, but only with approval of the Jail Programmer and must be donated to the jail library.

VINE - Victim Information and Notification Everyday

The Minnesota VINE system is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or Internet to search for information regarding the custody status of their offender and to register to receive telephone and e-mail notification when the offender’s custody status changes. The VINE toll-free number for the Minnesota VINE system is 877-MN4-VINE or 877-664-8463. This service is provided to assist Victims of Crime who have a right to know about their offender's custody status.  There is also a mobile app available for VINE.  Go to www.vinelink.com/vinelink/siteInfoAction.do?siteId=24002 for more information.

Any further questions regarding the Nobles County Jail should be directed to the Nobles County Sheriff's Department by phone (507) 295-5400, by email to one of the Jail Staff, or by using our Online Feedback Form.