Union County, Ohio

Tri-County Regional Jail

Scott Springhetti, Executive Director
4099 State Route 559
Mechanicsburg, Ohio 43044

Current Union County Inmates In Custody at Tri-County Jail

Board Members

Champaign County

Sheriff Matthew R. Melvin
Commissioner Bob Corbett

Madison County

Sheriff James P. Sabin
Commissioner David Dhume

Union County

Sheriff Malcum J. "Jamie" Patton
Commissioner Gary Lee


Tri-County website

*Tri-County Jail houses Union County inmates, as well as those from Champaign and Madison Counties.

Directions to Tri-County Jail

From Marysville, Ohio: Take S.R. 4 South through Milford Center; continue on S.R. 4 to S.R. 161, follow to S.R. 559 and turn left.  Tri-County Jail will be on your left at the edge of Mechanicsburg.

From Plain City, Ohio: Take S.R. 161 to S.R. 559, turn left on S.R 559 to Tri-County Jail.

Visitation Schedule

Male Inmates Female Inmates
Wednesdays:  7 pm to 9 pm Monday:    1 pm to 3 pm
Thursdays:     1 pm to 3 pm Thursday:  7 pm to 9 pm
Sunday:         A-M  1pm to 3pm
N-Z  7pm to 9pm
Saturday:   1pm to 3pm

Inmate Visitation

Inmates are eligible to receive one visit each scheduled visitation period.  Visits last twenty (20) minutes and up to four (4) persons visiting during each visitation session.  Visitors may drop off money orders and religious books (Bible, Koran, etc.).  No other items will be accepted.

A legal guardian must accompany persons under the age of eighteen (18) unless a notarized statement signed by the child's legal guardian is provided stating they are permitted to enter the Jail and visit the inmate.  At no time shall a person under the age of eighteen (18) be permitted to visit an inmate without being accompanied by an adult.

Clergy Visits

Clergy visits are permitted daily during reasonable hours, typically from 8:00 am through 10:00 pm.  Identification denoting the visitor's professional capacity will be required.


Inmates may only have money deposited into their account in the following ways:

1.  Deposit into an ATM located in the Jail Lobby.

2.  Telephone deposit:  friends or family may call (866) 345-1884 to deposit from their Credit Card or Checking Account Card.

3.  Internet deposit:  friends or family may visit www.inmatedeposits.com to deposit from their Credit Card or Checking Account Card.

4.  Western Union.

Commissary Service Fee Schedule

Gross Amount
Deposits via
Deposits via
Deposits via
Cash Deposits via Lobby
$0.01 to $19.99 $2.95 $3.95 $2.95 $3.00
$20.00 to $99.99 $5.95 $6.95 $5.95 $3.00
$100.00 to $199.99 $7.95 $8.95 $7.95 $3.00
$200.00 to $300.00 $9.95 $10.95 $9.95 $3.00

Western Union

Gross Amount
Fee Charged per
$0.01 to $30.00 $5.95
$30.01 to $75.00 $6.95
$75.01 to $200.00 $8.95
$200.01 to $5,000.00 $9.95