How to Find Someone Who Was Arrested in Minneapolis-St. Paul

The 7 Twin Cities County Jails Where You Should Be searching

Hennepin County Jail
••• Hennepin County Jail. Micah / Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain

Do you need to find someone who has been arrested? People arrested in the Twin Cities are generally taken to a pre-trial detention center - usually the county jail. Jails are operated by that county's Sheriff's Department. 

Names of those who have been arrested can be found online, and further information may be obtained by calling the jail. Here's links to booking reports, inmate lists, and jail rosters, plus addresses and telephone numbers for jails in the Twin Cities.

If you need to find someone who has been tried and convicted, they would be held at a correction center. Here's where the Twin Cities correction centers are. 

Hennepin County Jail

Adults arrested in Minneapolis, Edina, Wayzata, New Hope, Brooklyn Center, St. Louis Park, Bloomington, Minnetonka, or elsewhere in Hennepin County are are taken to Hennepin County Adult Detention Center Jail, in downtown Minneapolis. You can search the Hennepin County Jail roster for people who were recently arrested and held at the jail: Hennepin County Jail roster.

Hennepin County Jail: 401 South Fourth Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55415

Telephone : 612-348-5112

Website: Hennepin County Jail

Ramsey County Jail

Adults arrested in St. Paul, Maplewood, Roseville, White Bear Lake, or elsewhere in Ramsey County are taken to Ramsey County Adult Detention Center Jail, just outside downtown St. Paul. You can search the Ramsey County Jail roster for people who were recently arrested and held at the jail: Ramsey County Jail booking list.

Ramsey County Jail: 425 Grove Street, Saint Paul, MN 55101

Telephone: 651-266-9350

Website: Ramsey County Jail

Anoka County Jail

Adults arrested in Anoka, Blaine, Columbia Heights, Andover, Fridley, or elsewhere in Anoka County are taken to Anoka County Jail, which is in the city of Anoka. You can search the Anoka County Jail roster for people who were recently arrested and held at the jail: Anoka County Jail inmate search.

Anoka County Jail: 325 E. Jackson St., Anoka, MN 55303

Telephone: 763-422-6906

Website: Anoka County Jail

Dakota County Jail

Adults arrested in Eagan, Apple Valley, Hastings, Lakeville, South Saint Paul, or elsewhere in Dakota County are taken to Dakota County Jail, which is in the city of Hastings. You can search the Dakota County Jail roster for people who were recently arrested and held at the jail: Dakota County Jail inmate search.

Dakota County Jail:  1580 Highway 55, Hastings, MN

Telephone: 651-438-4800

Website: Dakota County Jail

Washington County Jail

Adults arrested in Woodbury, Stillwater, Cottage Grove, Lake Elmo, Oakdale, Forest Lake, or elsewhere in Washington County are taken to Washington County Jail, which is in the city of Stillwater. You can search the Washington County Jail booking reports for people who were recently arrested and held at the jail: Washington County Jail booking reports.

Washington County Jail: 15015 62nd St. N., Stillwater, MN 55082

Telephone: 651-430-7900

Website: Washington County Jail

Scott County Jail

Adults arrested in Shakopee, Savage, Crystal, Jordan, Prior Lake, or elsewhere in Scott County are taken to Scott County Jail, which is in the city of Shakopee.

Scott County Jail: 301 Fuller Street S., Shakopee, MN 55379

Telephone: 952-496-8314

Carver County Jail

Adults arrested in Carver, Chaska, Belle Plaine, Waconia, or elsewhere in Carver County are taken to Carver County Jail, which is in the city of Chaska. You can search the Carver County Jail booking reports for people who were recently arrested and held at the jail: Carver County Jail daily rosters.

Carver County Jail: 606 E. Fourth Street, Chaska, MN, 55318

Telephone: 952-361-1212

Website: Carver County Jail