Andrew County Jail Inmate Search

July 2022

Andrew County Jail is a minimum security jail which falls under jurisdiction of Andrew, MO. The jail is maintained and operated by sheriffs in Andrew County. Offenders from the Police and City jails are transferred to the jail after the paper work is done. They usually stay in the jail, until they are sentenced, acquitted or released on bail. It houses inmates on temporary hold, typically serving less than a year jail term. Most of the inmates in Andrew County Jail are convicted for misdemeanor offenses like driving under the influence, fighting/assault, theft etc. It provides basic amenities to the inmates like bathroom facility, 3 meals daily, education program and TV facility. It also provides work release program and other specialized services to the inmates.

Location

400 East Main Street
Savannah, Missouri 64485

County

Andrew County

Phone Number

Facility Type

County Jail

Inmate Capacity

60

Fax Number

816-324-5110

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q. How do I find out if someone is currently detained at Andrew County Jail?

Q. What if you are not able to find the inmate in Andrew County Jail?

Q. What are the visitation rules of Andrew County Jail?

Andrew County Jail Visitation Hours

Sunday

7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Monday

7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday

7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday

7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Thursday

7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Friday

7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Saturday

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Map & Directions for Andrew County Jail

More Information

The first jail for Andrew County was opened in May 1842. The design came from a contest among the county for the cheapest and most effective design. The winner received $5. In August 1866, a new jail with jailer's quarters was started. It was finished in November 1867 and cost $22,400. The building ended up including offices for several county officials, eight cells, and the quarters. A third jail was opened in 1906. The building was both jail and Sheriff's residence until the 1970s. At that time, the residence became cells for female inmates. That jail served 106 years of service to the county. The fourth jail was opened in October 2012.

The Squatter Sovereign published a story on July 15, 1856, about a man who was arrested in Fillmore for stealing a mulatto boy. The article stated that he was most likely going to be hung.

In May of 1879, Constable Keene of Andrew County arrested one Elijah Scott. He had committed murder 11 years before and escaped jail a year later. He had been reported as dead. He had been working with the ice grew at a local company.

In June of 1887, the Sheriff and three deputies were looking for escaped insane asylum resident James Malcolm. Malcolm went to his wife's home. He entered the home quietly and knocked his brother in law out. He then forced his wife to a tree to hang her. She escaped but he caught her again. It was about this time the Sheriff showed up.

In November of 1887, it was reported that Sheriff John Crank got in trouble with the law in St. Joseph. After escorting some prisoners, he got drunk. He grabbed a young lady who was headed to work and tried to take her somewhere. A man intervened. A police officer went to arrest him. If Crank had not been disarmed, he would have shot the officer. He was charged with disturbing the peace and fined $25.

In March of 1899, Sheriff C.S. Cline had to travel to Helena, Missouri to apprehend druggist F.M. Chaney for selling liquor without a license. Chaney attempted to escape when he saw Cline. Cline pulled his pistol and fired. The shot caused panic.