Inmate Record Check
Arrests, Mugshot, Bookings & More
The Cherokee County Detention Center is 150-bed facility that houses individuals awaiting trial and inmates serving their sentences. The facility has separate juvenile, female, and male pods. It also features an in-house medical division to provide inmates with health services. The head of the Detention Center is Major Shon Crisp. His second-in-command is Captain Marty White who assists him in handling the scheduling, budget, planning, inmate commissary, and fiscal management.
How to Send Mail or Package
Inmates housed in the Cherokee County Detention Center are allowed to receive mail. All incoming mail is inspected for contraband. Any inappropriate mail is returned to the sender. All incoming mail is required to have the sender’s full name and return address. Photos are acceptable provided that there are no more than 3 at a time. To send mail to inmates, it must be addressed in the following manner:
Inmate’s Name (as it appears on wristband)
577 Regal Street
Murphy, NC 28906
Family and friends can send funds to an inmate using money orders or cashier’s checks through mail. They should be made payable to the name given when the inmate was booked. The inmate’s date of birth as well as the sender’s name and address must also be written on the face of the money order or cashier’s check. Funds can also be deposited into an inmate’s Trust Fund Account online through the Jpay website or over the phone by calling 800-574-5729.