The Meherrin River Regional Jail is a state-of-the-art adult detention facility that serves three member jurisdictions: Brunswick County, Dinwiddie County, and Mecklenburg County. We have two facilities. Our main facility is located in Alberta, VA and has a housing capacity of 697 inmates and our satellite facility, located in Boydton, VA has a housing capacity for 80 inmates.
If you find you need more information or have further questions, please call us at (434) 949-6700.
The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003 is a federal law established to support the elimination and prevention of sexual assault and sexual misconduct in correctional systems. PREA addresses both inmate-to-inmate sexual assault and staff-to-inmate sexual assault. The Meherrin River Regional Jail fully supports the guidelines set forth in this law and has ZERO-TOLERANCE for any and all incidents of sexual assault and sexual misconduct in accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003. More information is on our Documents page.
Services and resources available to our inmates, families, and community.
Our Contact An Inmate section (located in our navigation menu) provides answers to your questions regarding how to send a letter, call or visit an inmate, send money to an account, etc.
CBM Cares is a program to send a food gift to an inmate. The goal of this program is to improve moral and remind them that they are remembered by people ‘back home’. Orders are securely received and prepared by our Kitchen Staff.
The Virginia VINE System is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or internet to search for information regarding the custody status of their offender and to register to receive telephone and e-mail notification when the offender’s custody status changes. The VINE toll-free number for the Virginia VINE system is (800) 467-4943. This service is provided to assist Victims of Crime who have a right to know about their offender’s custody status.
If your offender is housed in our facility, you can search our current inmates and click on the Victim Notification link. You will be redirected to the Virginia VINE site so you can register for notifications.
You may also search the VINE database for any offender regardless of the facility in which they are housed.