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Detention Facility
Captain Billy Boston

Captain Billy Boston
Phone: (828) 465-8999

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100-B South West Blvd
Newton, NC 28658

Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 385
Newton, NC 28658

Office Hours:
Mon - Fri, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Catawba County Detention Facility is housed in the Catawba County Justice Center in Newton. The original facility was built in 1980 and was designed to hold eighty-nine inmates. In August 2007, an expansion was completed which added one hundred-seventy-six new beds. A full time staff of seventy oversees the around the clock attention to inmates. The Catawba County Detention Facility is divided into several areas: The master control station and three sub control stations, maximum security, general housing, initial housing, trustee section, female section, food service area, administrative offices, medical area, warehouse area and intake/release area.


ONSITE VISITATION: One 15-minute free onsite (Lobby) Video visit per week is allowed
2:30-4:30 PM OR 7:30-9:30PM
Visitation is done by last name of inmate:
Monday A - C
Tuesday D - J
Wednesday K - R
Friday S - Z

Family & friends can now visit from home for a fee at:
The paid visitation can be done any time when inmate is scheduled out in day room. Inmates know their schedule, so it would be up to them to let family & friends know when to log in.

Securepak allows family & friends to purchase commissary for inmates and have it delivered on commissary day.

This allows family & friends to put money into inmates accounts from home for a fee
Internet Deposits as low as $2.95 fee
Toll free phone deposit as low as $3.95 fee