When someone you love is arrested, timing is key. People are arrested and booked at all times of the day. The moment you hear from your loved one, you’ll want to contact a bail bond agent so they can get started on the release process. With our Adams County bail bonds team working around the clock, you can trust that we’ll help you get your loved one back home as quickly as possible.
What to Expect When Someone You Love is Arrested
- Step One: Booking. When someone is arrested, they are transported to the nearby jail to be booked and processed. In Adams County, they will be taken to the Adams County Jail. There they will be searched, and their possessions will be taken and stored in a secure location. Next, they will confirm their personal information with an officer, undergo a routine medical screening, and be fingerprinted and photographed.
- Step Two: Phone calls. Once the arrested person is booked, the officer will tell them what charges they are being held on and what the bond amount will be. At this point, they are allowed to make collect phone calls to contact family and friends. If you have more questions after your loved one calls you, you won’t be able to call them back. You can get that information by calling the Adams County sheriff department or using the online inmate search.
- Step Three: Bail. Once the arrested person is fully booked into jail, you can begin securing their bail. If the cost of Adams County bail bonds is too high, that’s when you’ll want to call a bail bonds agent. Our ASAP Bail Bonds office is located in Brighton, close to the Adams County Jail. We’re available 24/7 because we understand that you’ll need someone on your side to help you through the process right away. We’ll make an appointment with the jail to write the bail bond.
- Step Four: Release. Once bail has been posted, it can take anywhere from 4-12 hours for your loved one to be released. That’s why it’s so important to post bail as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, many factors outside of our control affect release – including how many people are working at the jail and how many arrests have taken place that day. We do our best to help move the process along so your loved one is back home where they belong.
- Step Five: Out on Bail. Once your loved one has been released, they are free to remain at home until trial, but there are restrictions. They must appear in court at the scheduled date or will forfeit their bail and be arrested again. In Colorado, an arrested person is not allowed to leave the state without permission from the court and the bail bond agent. It can take as little as a few weeks to as long as several months between an arrest and the court date, so it’s important to not break the conditions of bail.
Having a loved one get arrested is a stressful and emotional time. When you need help getting them back home to you, call your trusted Adams County bail bonds office. At ASAP Bail Bonds, we know the process and will help guide you through each step to make things as simple as possible.