Information Regarding Lucas County Corrections Center Sheriff Release
Pursuant to a standing Federal Court order, every inmate booked into LCCC must be automatically reviewed for Sheriff release subject to certain eligibility criteria. This page explains the eligibility for Sheriff Release with respect to a wide variety of criminal matters
To begin, in order for a Sheriff release to be processed, it must be signed by several people, including the elected Sheriff. As a result of this, the amount of time may vary from the baseline calculations below. The numbers of days listed below is simply the minimum number of days you can expect to be in custody, if you meet the requirements for your specific charge. Moreover, at any time, a Judge has the option of blocking the Sheriff’s release by ordering you to be held pretrial.
Domestic Violence & TPO Violations
If your most serious charge is Domestic Violence, you are not eligible for Sheriff release. After 12 days at LCCC, you will be sent to CCNO until your case is resolved.
If you are booked on misdemeanor charges (other than Domestic Violence and TPO violations), you should be eligible for Sheriff release after serving 12 to 14 days at LCCC.
If you are charged with a non-violent felony, your past criminal history is reviewed. If you have not been in prison in the preceding 5 years, and have not been charged with a violent crime in the last 5 years, you will be eligible for Sheriff release after serving 7 to 12 days.
Non-Violent Felony (Prison Time Within Preceding 5 Years)
If you are charged with a non-violent felony and have been incarcerated in prison in the preceding 5 years, you are eligible for Sheriff release after serving 40 days at LCCC.
Non-Violent Felony (Violent Charge Within Preceding 5 Years)
If you are charged with a non-violent felony and have been charged with a violent crime in the preceding 5 years (felony or misdemeanor), you are eligible for Sheriff release after serving 40 days at LCCC.
The Following Are Considered Violent Crimes:
- Child Enticement
- Domestic Violence
- Felonious Assault
- Gross Sexual Imposition
- Discharging a Firearm
- Inciting Violence
- Inducing Panic
- Involuntary Manslaughter
- Menacing by Stalking
- Sexual Battery
- Sexual Penetration
- Violation of a TPO
- Voluntary Manslaughter
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