Montour County Jail Information


Montour County Jail | 117 Church Street | Danville, PA 17821-1907 | (570) 271-3039


Montour County Jail

Montour County Jail is in Danville, PA located in Montour County. The Montour County Jail's current warden is Gerald R. Cutchall and the governing prison authority is Montour County Prison Board. Montour County Jail houses both the male and female populations in separate wings of the jail. Montour County Jail was built in 1892 and is one of the oldest jail's in Pennsylvania.

Montour County Jail has a strict no tolerance policy regarding drugs, alcohol, weapons and other contraband being brought on the property. They have a visitation policy requiring all visitors to be on a pre-authorization list that prisoners can update on the 1st of every month. In addition to this inmates must provide jail staff with incoming visitor's name, current address including street, city and state, a phone number in which that can be reached, age and relationship to the inmate.

All visitors must be 18 years of age or older and children and step-children of inmates may visit with an accompanying pre-authorized adult.

Bail is set for all inmates at the time of their arraignment and the amount is determined by the District Magistrate. Bail may be posted for all inmates during normal business hours at the office of the arraigning Magistrate. Inmates are required to retain their own legal representation. They can hire an outside attorney or if considered indigent or the inmates has little to low income they may qualify for a Public Defender with little to no cost to the inmate. The inmate must apply and can receive an application from any Montour County jail staff member or can contact the Public Defender via phone which are located in the cell blocks.

Upon initial entry into Montour County Jail inmates are informed or their possible earliest and latest release dates. These dates are estimates and subject to change. Official release dates are decided by outside agencies and Montour County Jail cannot release an inmate without prior authorization from these agencies.