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Yell County Jail Information and Inmate Search

The Yell County jail is located in Danville, Arkansas. It has a capacity of 82 inmates. The current Jail Administrator is John Frank.

201 East 5th St.
Danville, AR 72833

Phone: (479) 495-4881

Jail Administrator Email:

The rosters for many Arkansas county jails are available online at the VineLink website. These rosters are searchable by an inmate’s full or partial name or ID number. Information provided includes inmates’ identifying details, arrest, charge, booking, bond, and release information, location, and mugshot, when available.

How to Send Commissary Package

Yell County jail contracts with Commissary Order. To send commissary packages directly to inmates, visit their website. Start by clicking “Place Order,” then select “Arkansas,” then “Yell County Jail – Danville.” Follow the prompts to select an inmate and delivery date, select items to be sent, and pay for those items.

Visitation Hours

Video visitation at Yell County jail is operated by CitiTeleCoin. To schedule and purchase video visits, go to their website and create an account. Once logged in, select Arkansas, Yell County, and the inmate to be visited. From there, follow the prompts to schedule and pay for video visits.

Additional Jail Information

The Yell County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page frequently posts about matters concerning the department and the jail. Posts routinely detail arrests and incarcerations from the previous week, as well as posts about the county’s most wanted offenders. These include offenders’ names and identifying details, charges, and mugshots or other photographs, as available.

Yell County Sheriff Information

The Yell County Sheriff’s Office operates the local county jail. Nick Gault was elected Sheriff in 2023 and Chief Deputy Wilson Short appointed the same year.

Physical Address
201 East 5th St.
Danville, AR 72833

Mailing Address
PO Box 99
Danville, AR 72833

Phone: 479-495-4881
Fax: 479-495-4891

Sheriff Email:

Chief Deputy Phone: (479) 264-5180
Chief Deputy Email:

Yell County is located in western Arkansas. As of the 2020 Census, the population was 20,263. The county covers an area of 949 square miles. It has two county seats, Dardanelle and Danville. Dardanelle is the largest city.

Crime Statistics
Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Yell County violent crime is 18.7. (The US average is 22.7)
Yell County property crime is 32.2. (The US average is 35.4)

Yell County Public Records Information

In keeping with the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), records created by the Sheriff’s Office, such as police reports, are public information. Copies are available for a small printing fee. FOIA requests should describe the records requested in as much detail as possible (i.e. names, dates, locations, etc related to the records) and provide the full name and contact details of the person making the request. They may be delivered to the Sheriff’s Office in person or by mail, email, or fax. The printing fee may need to be paid prior to release of the records. The link below provides more information about Arkansas FOIA requests.

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