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Putnam County Jail, OH Inmate Search, Mugshots, Prison Roster

Updated on: April 6, 2024
1035 Heritage Trail, Ottawa, OH, 45875-8524

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Putnam County Jail is located in Ottawa, Ohio. It consists of a booking/release center, a direct supervision facility, a main facility jail, and a work release center. In addition to providing work release opportunities, the Putnam County Jail system seeks to develop and provide educational programs to help deter future criminal behavior from released inmates.

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Putnam County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Putnam County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location 1035 Heritage Trail, Ottawa, OH, 45875-8524
Contact Numbers 419-523-3208
City Ottawa
Postal Code 45875-8524
State Ohio
County Putnam County
Jail Webpage website

Putnam County Sheriffs Office

Sheriff Brian S. Siefker
Address 1035 Heritage Trail, Ottawa, Ohio, 45875
Phone 419-523-3208

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

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Inmate Search

The Putnam County Jail website hosts a search engine where one can locate an inmate by entering their full last name and first name (or partial parts of the first name.) There is also a daily booking report that lists persons booked within the past 24 hours.

Call 419-523-3208 with any questions about information retrieved from the website, as it is not guaranteed to be totally accurate.

Sending a Mail

Family and friends are encouraged to carry on correspondence with their inmate. Letters can be sent along with five photos per envelope (no larger than 5x7.) Photos and pictures must not contain inappropriate content. Do not send any other items in the envelope, and do not spray perfume or use white out, glue, lipstick, etc. Do not use a padded envelope.

You cannot send care packages, but you can order softcover books, magazines and newspapers directly from a publishing company like Amazon. Have them delivered USPS to the inmate’s address.

Send all mail to:

Inmate Name
Inmate Booking Number
Putnam County Jail
1035 Heritage Trail, Ottawa, OH, 45875-8524

Sending Money

Family and friends of an inmate are allowed to send money to and receive funds from an inmate.

There are a variety of ways that one can send money to an inmate. Funds in the form of a money order can be mailed to

Inmate Name
Jail Number and housing area
Putnam County Jail
1035 Heritage Trail, Ottawa, OH, 45875-8524

Include your name and address on all items except for government issued checks.

Funds can also be deposited online via Western Union or by visiting a Western Union location in person. Include the following information:

Pay to: Putnam County Corr Inmate Comm
Code City/State
Acct#: Include inmate's booking number, last name and first name
Attention line: Include six-digit date of birth (i.e. MMDDYY)

Phone Calls

Inmates at Putnam County Jail are allowed to make outgoing calls to family and friends who create accounts with the Putnam County Jail’s telephone system. These accounts allow you to load money into your account so that you can receive calls, even to your cell phone. Family and friends cannot make calls to the inmate.

Ensure that your inmate has enough funds in their commissary account to place a call.

Visiting Rules

Visitation at Putnam County Jail is allowed for family and friends through video. Each inmate can have three video visits per week. Attorneys and law enforcement officials are allowed to meet in person with an inmate. Much like all visits or phone calls, video visits may be monitored and/or recorded.

Each visit is allowed three family/friends. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. All visitors must wear modest clothing with no profane images or language. Visitors must not be under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Talk quietly and do not be disruptive. For a full list of visitation rules, check the Putnam County Jail website.

The video visitation center is open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. everyday. Call 419-523-3208 to make an appointment ahead of time, and arrive 15 minutes before your visit time. If you are late you will not be permitted to visit your inmate. Bring only a valid form of photo identification, a set of car keys, and your wallet.

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.

Putnam County Prison Statistics

Putnam County Pretrial Jail Population

Female Pretrial Jail Population 1
Pretrial Jail Population 23
Male Pretrial Jail Population 11

Putnam County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 990
Female Jail Population 6
Total Jail Population 53
Male Jail Population 37

Ohio Jail & Prison Phone Call Rates

Out of State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.05
In-State Phone Call Rate Per Minute $0.05

Putnam County Jail Admissions By Race

Latino Jail Population 2
Native Jail Population -
Black Jail Population 3
White Jail Population 38
Asian Jail Population -

Putnam County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 1
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for State Prison 1
Jail Population Held for State Jail 14

Putnam County Prison Admissions

Male Prison Admissions 31
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 5
Latino Prison Admissions -
Black Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 22
Total Prison Admissions 36
Other Prison Admissions 5
Native Prison Admissions -