Detention CenterThe Edgecombe County Detention Center is located on Anaconda Road. It has the capacity to house up to 255 inmates. The updated facility was completed in 1999. The Detention Center Annex is located within the courthouse at 301 St. Andrews Street. This facility has the capacity to house up to 95 inmates.
The Detention Center must maintain order and control when dealing with criminals. Inmates have some privileges and opportunities which include:
Visitation: Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Tuesday, with the exception of Superior Court days, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.
Meals: Inmates are served three hot meals per day, which is prepared by three full time kitchen staff.
Commissary: The commissary store is where inmates can purchase items. Inmates receive money from their families and friends to spend in the commissary. The commissary is available Monday through Friday, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
The Edgecombe County Detention Center follows many guidelines and regulations for the purpose of maintaining order and control.