All incoming mail will be opened and checked for contraband; however, your mail will not be read unless there is good cause to believe that the contents contain information relating to escape plans, criminal activities (in or out of jail), violation of facility rules, coded language, or racially inflammatory information. Legal mail that is from your attorney, the courts, the Sheriff or the media may only be opened in your presence.
Inmate's may receive letters, cards, and photographs in the mail (limit of one (1) photograph per letter). Inmates may NOT receive books or magazines from outside the facility. Inmate's may not receive Polaroid's or photographs that are obscene or suggestive, or have nude or partially nude persons in them. They may not receive packages, postage stamps or envelopes. Any items received in the mail that do not meet these requirements will be placed in the inmates property.
All mail needs to be addressed with the inmates name, floor number and mail to: Ashtabula County Jail, 25 West Jefferson St. Jefferson, Ohio 44047.
Any questions, you can contact the booking office at 440-576-3540.