Wood County, Wisconsin

Official Website

User Icon Login

Sheriff's Department Jail

Wood County Jail Information

Jail Administrator
Captain Theodore Ashbeck
Assistant Jail Administrator
Lieutenant Susanna Pearson


People that have been sentenced to the Wood County Jail and have been given instructions from the court to contact the facility to establish a report date should call (715) 421-8730. You will also need to review and fill out the Huber and/or Electronic Monitoring (GPS) set-up packet and bring it with you to your appointment.

Huber Info
Click here to download and print a copy of the Huber Application
Be sure to have all of the information filled in before reporting to the Wood County Jail.
This information is subject to change at anytime. Please follow up with the Electronic Monitoring Officer if needed.
Click here to download and print a copy of the Electronic Monitoring Program (GPS) Application
Be sure to have all of the information filled in on the application before reporting to the Wood County Jail.
Welcome to InmateCanteen
Telephone Calls
Inmates are not allowed incoming phone calls. They have access to a telephone once they have been moved to a housing area within the jail facility. If an inmate has money on their Trust account, they can use those funds to place calls outside the jail. If you wish to receive collect calls from an inmate at the Wood County Jail, you must create an account through our vendor Inmate Canteen.
Calling cards purchased from outside vendors will not work on the jail phone system.
Video Visits/Email/Text messaging
Inmates are allowed incoming video visits, emails and text messages. There is a fee for these services and if the inmate does not have any funds on their account the Friend/Family Member outside must create an account and fund it via Inmate Canteen.
These services are only available during certain, varying hours at the Wood County Jail and may not be available to an inmate if all tablets in their particular housing unit are in use by another inmate at the time you place the call or send the message. There are also 2 video visitation booths available for public use within the lobby of the Wood County Jail.
Video Visitation hours: 9am – 12pm & 2pm – 9pm
There is no limit to the amount of mail that an inmate/juvenile may receive but only a reasonable amount will be allowed to remain in the inmate's possession at one time. The rest of the mail will be placed with the inmate's property or disposed of. Incoming mail will be distributed to inmates daily upon receipt or as soon as possible thereafter.
Incoming and outgoing mail will be inspected for security reasons. Mail deemed a security risk or containing contraband will not be delivered. Incoming mail will be opened by correctional staff and examined for such. Legal mail may be opened by the correctional officer in the presence of an inmate.
Any incoming or outgoing mail that is deemed to be gang related, sexually explicate, illegal activity, or inappropriate shall be confiscated, this includes personal photographs. Personal photographs are limited to 2, which may be kept in an inmates possession. Polaroid pictures are NOT allowed.

Mailing address for the Wood County Jail:
400 Market Street
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495

Inmates may receive books sent in through a reputable vendor (Barnes & Noble, Waldenbooks, Book World, etc.). The delivery of these items will only be accepted through the US Postal Service, directly from the book store or publisher. Hard covered books may be denied based on the classification of the inmate.
Magazines and/or newspapers, not to exceed (2) two each (excluding religious and legal materials) may be received by subscription, mailed through the US Postal Service.
Pornography and/or materials which incite or demean another race, sex, religion, or sexual preference will not be allowed for control reasons.
Money may be dropped off at the facility. It will be accepted at the kiosk in the front lobby of the jail at 400 Market Street. You may also deposit money onto an inmate’s account using credit card via the internet by visiting Inmate Canteen. Visa/Mastercard/Discover/American Express are all accepted. Convenience Fees do apply. All monies that come into the facility are entered into the inmate's Trust account. The computer system will automatically deduct a percentage for any debts (hospital charges/labs, medications, nurse/doctor visits, record reviews, etc.) that an inmate has accumulated.
Basic hygiene supplies are given to regular status inmates when they first arrive at the facility. Inmates will be required to then purchase these items through the canteen services which are provided on a weekly basis. No hygiene products, clothing or undergarments will be accepted on a visit or through the mail.
Jail Fees
  • Processing (Booking) - $40.00
  • Daily Sentenced Inmate - $5.00
  • Welcome / Indigent Pack - $7.00
  • Laundry - $2.00
  • Nurse Visit - $10.00
  • Doctor Visit - $25.00
  • Med Fee - $7.00
  • Drug Test - $5.00
  • Huber Board - $21.00
  • Huber Transfer - $30.00
  • EMP (In County) - $21.00
  • EMP (Out of County) - $30.00
  • EMP Process Fee - $20.00
  • Transport Fee - $0.56/mile
Court Hearings
Court appearances are set by the courts for inmates held in custody, therefore in the event there is a question regarding a court appearance, the courts are to be contacted. The jail must rely on notification from the courts for this information also. Normally, persons brought in on new charges and/or warrants will make an appearance in front of the Intake Courtroom Judge or via video conference at 1:30 pm the day following the arrest (Monday - Friday) This courtroom is located on the 3nd floor of the City/County Building, 400 Market Street, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin and the appearance may be viewed on the monitor located in the court room.
Posting of Bond/Cash Bail
Charges for Wood County or Wisconsin Rapids may be posted at the Clerk of Courts, 400 Market Street, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, 54495 Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm. Clerk of Courts is located on the 3rd floor of the City/County Building. Any other time at the front lobby of the Wood County Jail, 400 Market Street, Wisconsin Rapids.
Out of County warrants - subject must be in custody of another jail/facility in Wisconsin.
Bond will be accepted at the Jail, 400 Market Street, Wisconsin Rapids in the amount for warrant and must be in the exact amount and in cash.
Subjects in the Wood County Jail on warrants from other counties. Bond may be posted by cash in the Jail Lobby.
Credit Cards- Government Payment Service, Inc. (GPS) provides an ability to use a credit card for posting of bond/bail. A non-refundable transaction assessment fee is added to all transactions. VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club and Discover cards are accepted. (Personal Checks are not accepted) Anyone may use this method of payment as long as they have an accepted credit card and provide proper identification such as a valid driver's license or photo ID card. Authorization of credit card charge must be done in person.
See visitation section under Jail Rules - Click Here
Court Ordered Fingerprint, Photograph and DNA collection
The Court has ordered you to report for the taking of fingerprints and photographs. This is required by State Law for each new charge. Even if you have already done this for old charges, it is still required for each new charge. As of April 2015 if you have been found guilty of a misdemeanor or a felony or arrested for a violent felony. In accordance to Wisconsin State Statute 165.76, you are required to provide a biological specimen to the state crime laboratories for deoxyribonucleic acid analysis (DNA test).
When you report you must BRING ALONG THE COPY OF THE CRIMINAL COMPLAINT that was mailed to you or in the case of DNA being ordered BRING THE WOOD COUNTY DNA PROOF of SUBMISSION form. You can get another copy from your attorney or from the Clerk of Courts Office for a fee per page.
You should report no later than your next court date or by the date and time given to you in Court. IF YOU FAIL TO REPORT, YOUR BOND COULD BE REVOKED AND YOU COULD BE JAILED. If you fail to provide a DNA sample, you may be held in contempt of court and be subject to sanctions as provided in chapter 785 of the Wisconsin Statutes, which may include fines, forfeiture, and or imprisonment.
Do not report intoxicated or with any type of weapons
If your charge alleges that a crime was committed anywhere in WOOD COUNTY , then you should report to the WOOD COUNTY JAIL , at 400 Market Street, Wisconsin Rapids on Mondays 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. or Saturdays 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m .
Victim Notification
If you have been a victim of a crime and want to be notified if the offender has been released from Jail or just want to know of their whereabouts at all times click below:
Vine Link Victim Notification
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). HSI administers the Victim Notification Program which allows eligible victims and witnesses to obtain reliable and timely information regarding a criminal alien's release from custody. Click below:
ICE Victim Notification Program