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Guthrie County Jail, IA Inmate Search, Mugshots, Prison Roster

Updated on: February 13, 2024
200 North 5th Street, Guthrie Center, IA, 50115

Guthrie County Jail inmate locator: Disposition, Bookings, Mugshots, Bond, Case Description, Eye Color, Booking Date, Criminal Records, Arrests, Loc, Current Location, Status, Who's in jail, Inmate List, Release Date.

The Guthrie County Sheriff’s Department is charged with the care, control, and custody of individuals who have committed a crime.

Guthrie County Jail, located in Guthrie Center, Iowa houses inmates who are awaiting court, inmates who are waiting to be transferred to another prison, and inmates who are summoned by a judge to appear in court from another jail.

In this article, you will learn about how to communicate with an inmate at Guthrie County Jail through phone or mail, how to send money to an inmate, and how to visit an inmate.


Guthrie County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Guthrie County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location 200 North 5th Street, Guthrie Center, IA, 50115
Contact Numbers 641-747-2214
City Guthrie Center
Postal Code 50115
State Iowa
County Guthrie County
Jail Webpage website

Guthrie County Sheriffs Office

Sheriff Marty Arganbright
Address 200 North 5th Street, Guthrie Center, Iowa, 50115
Phone 641-747-2214
Fax 641-747-3346

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

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Inmate Search

If someone you know is serving time in Guthrie County Jail, you can search for him or her in this Guthrie County Jail look up. You can search the records, or you can simply do an inmate search of the inmate’s first and last name. You can also search by booking number or case number if you know that information.

When you click on an inmate’s name, you will see the following information:

  • Their mugshot

  • Their full name

  • Their booking number

  • Their date of birth

  • Their height/weight

  • Their eye color/hair color

  • Their arrest date

  • Their charges

  • Their bond amount (if applicable)

Sending a Mail

If you want to send an inmate mail, proper addressing of incoming mail is very important. Mail should be addressed as follows:

Inmate’s name and book-in number:

John Doe #05123456

Inmate's location:

Tank #11 S 14
200 North 5th Street, Guthrie Center, IA, 50115

Senders should include their full name and return address.

Inmates are allowed to receive books, magazines, or newspapers sent from a bookstore (Barnes and Noble,, Borders, or directly from a publisher). There is a five book maximum that an inmate can possess at any time. No hardback books allowed.

Items prohibited from being received through the mail are:

  • Glue, paperclips, clasps, staples, magnets, stickers, tape, plastic, wood, cloth, glass, ribbon, liquids, metal, electronic devices, or any like material.

  • Writing materials such as stamps, blank paper, envelopes, pens, pencils, or stationary.

  • Unsigned greeting cards.

  • Greeting cards larger than 8”x10”.

  • Greeting cards that contain padding, musical device, metal clasps, plastic, string, ribbon, confetti, glitter, or laminated items.

  • Photographs larger than 8”x10”.

  • Polaroid photographs.

  • Photos depicting obscenity, violence, pornography, or of a sexually enticing nature.

  • Profanity (on the envelope).

  • Tobacco or tobacco products.

  • Writing/drawing in crayon, marker, or colored pencils.

Sending Money

Inmates in the Guthrie County Jail can maintain an inmate trust fund account and can access the funds through a bar code on their armbands. All cash funds in possession of the inmate at the time of the booking process are deposited to their accounts.

If you wish to make a deposit to an inmate’s trust fund account, you will need the inmate’s name and booking number. Use one of the available options:

In person: Cash can be deposited at a kiosk machine at Guthrie County Jail.

By internet: as low as $2.95

By phone: 641-747-2214 for as low as $3.95

Phone Calls

Guthrie County Jail partners with Securus Technologies to provide inmate phone options. For options to set up an inmate phone account, click here.

Each visitor may visit only once per calendar week. The visitor must arrive at least thirty minutes before the end of visiting hours to insure ample time for processing.

All persons requesting visitation privileges must be in possession of a VALID State Driver License, State ID, or one of the following identifications:

Persons who have been in jail during the last six months will not be allowed to visit unless visitor is the inmate's legal spouse and prior authorization has been obtained by the jail supervisor.

All visitors at Guthrie County Jail must be in proper attire at all times. No one will be allowed entrance wearing the following:

  • Transparent Clothing

  • Seductive Clothing

  • Tube Tops

  • Halter Tops

  • Strapless Tops

  • Backless Tops

  • Spaghetti Straps

  • Short must be at knee length

  • Skirts must be at knee length

  • Visitors who are inappropriately dressed with gang-related clothing, hairstyles or graffiti will be denied visits.

Visiting Rules

Visitation Hours

Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

Guthrie County Prison Statistics

Guthrie County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 3
Female Pretrial Jail Population -
Male Pretrial Jail Population 1

Guthrie County Jail Admissions

Male Jail Population 5
Total Jail Population 9
Total Jail Admissions 202
Female Jail Population 1

Guthrie County Prison Population By Race

Asian Prison Population -
Native Prison Population -
White Prison Population 25
Latino Prison Population -
Other Prison Population 5
Black Prison Population -

Iowa Jail & Prison Phone Call Rates

Out of State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.11
In-State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.11

Guthrie County Jail Admissions By Race

Latino Jail Population 3
Native Jail Population -
Black Jail Population -
Asian Jail Population -
White Jail Population 3

Guthrie County Prison Admissions

Female Prison Admissions -
Male Prison Admissions -
Total Prison Admissions 10
Black Prison Admissions -
Other Prison Admissions 1
Asian Prison Admissions -
Native Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 9
Latino Prison Admissions -

Guthrie County Prison Population

Female Prison Population -
Total Prison Population 30
Male Prison Population -

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