The current Lyon County Justice Complex was built in Yerington in 2012. The jail is staffed by sworn and non-sworn personnel. Jail staff is responsible for the care, housing, and safety of both those who are housed within its walls as well as those who are employed there.
Additionally, jail staff is responsible for the transportation of detainees to and from seven different courts of jurisdiction within Lyon County.
VICTIM NOTIFICATION OF INMATE RELEASE
If you are the victim of a crime you have the right to be notified of an inmate's release. To set up notifications, visit VineLink.com or call 1-888-286-8463.
SECURING BAIL/BOND FOR AN INMATE
Cash bail will be accepted at the jail (exact change only).
Debit/credit cards can be use through a bail bondsman, by visiting allpaid.com or the kiosk in the lobby of the jail (Located in Yerington NV, applicable fees are collected by the vendor, not Lyon County).
The Lyon County Sheriff's Office remains neutral in regards to your selection of bail bonds companies, and because of this, we will not recommend (nor provide information about) any bail bonds companies.
HOW TO VISIT AN INMATE
HOW TO WRITE TO AN INMATE
Books can still be sent to the following address:
Lyon County Jail
911 Harvey Way
Yerington NV 89447
Any regular mail that is sent will be returned to sender. It will not be forwarded.
HOW TO PUT MONEY ON AN INMATE'S BOOKS
In order to add money to an inmate's account you must know the inmate's name number which you can obtain from either the inmate or by calling the jail at (775) 463-6615. The following options are available to be able to add money to an inmate's account:
By Internet: www.jailatm.com
In person: visit the kiosk in the lobby of the Sheriff's Office in Yerington
Note: Applicable fees are collected by the vendor, not the Lyon County Jail.