Cheboygan County Jail Information

870 South Main Street
Cheboygan, MI  49721

Phone:  (231) 627-3155

The Cheboygan County Jail currently has a capacity of 83 beds.  The jail houses pre-trial detainees and prisoners sentenced to 1 year or less.

Inmate Visitation

Visiting days are Sunday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Wednesday from 5:00 pm to 10:30pm.

  • You are allowed one (1) thirty minute visit per visiting day.
  • You and your visitors are to be properly and completely dressed.
  • Maximum of 2 visitors per visit.
  • All visitors must be seventeen (17) years of age or accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • All visitors must sign in on the visitors log.
  • Improper ID or lack of ID will be reason to terminate or disallow visits.
  • Any improper behavior by an inmate or visitor will result in termination of the visit.
  • Former Cheboygan County Jail Inmates must be out of jail for at least 90 days prior to visiting another inmate.
  • Money, 7 pairs of white socks, 7 pairs of white underwear, and a soft cover bible or one other religious soft covered book are the only items accepted. (Accepted during visiting hours only)
  • Visit phones are recorded and may be monitored.

Inmate Mail

Mailing Address:

Cheboygan County Jail
Inmate's name
870 South Main Street
Cheboygan, MI  49721

  • Items allowed to be received via mail----money orders, photo's, commercially printed religious materials, magazines and soft cover books. Books and magazines must be sent directly from the publisher.
  • Items not allowed---stamps, extra envelopes, blank paper, magazines or newspaper articles, jewelry, food items, books or magazines advocating discrimination, sexually exploited pictures, cash, personal or company checks.
  • Incoming and outgoing mail may be read to insure the security of the inmate, staff, and the public.


  • Telephones (outgoing only) will be available from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm.
  •  All calls are collect and are limited to 30 minutes.
  • Incoming calls for all inmates shall be life or death emergencies.
  • Friends or family may be required to pre pay in order for their phone companies to accept collect calls from the jail. They can call 1-800-844-6591 to arrange pre-payment.


  • All incoming items shall be acquired through the commissary, with the exception of white socks and white underwear, and a soft covered Bible or one other religious soft covered book, which may be brought in on visiting day.
  • You may not spend more than $50 per week on commissary items.  You may only order 14 food items and may not possess more than 14 food items at any time.
  • Delivery of commissary is done on Wednesday evening.
  • Orders received after your release will be disposed of if not claimed within 7 days.
  • Under no circumstances shall inmates leave commissary items for other inmates.
  • You must have money in your account to cover your order. Inmates who are indigent (less than $2.00) for two weeks may receive indigent hygiene items weekly by submitting an order.
  • No credit will be given once an order is submitted.



Jail Administrator
Lt. Brenda Beckwith
(231) 627-3155 ext 433

870 South Main Street
Cheboygan, MI 49721

Additional Staff
Brian Crittenden
Mari LaCross
Michele Meldrum
Nicholas Jamieson