Charges & Bond
Information about an arrestee's charge(s) and bond is available by clicking the
Link on our home page, or by calling (941) 723-5132, or
by visiting the Central Jail Front Desk, which is open 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM, located in
the lobby of the Central Jail, 14470 Harlee Road, Palmetto, Florida.
Cash, cashier's checks or money orders are the only accepted methods of payment
for bail. Cash bonds are accepted 24-hours-a-day. When posting bail, cashier's checks
and money orders must be made payable to the "Manatee County Sheriff's Office Inmate
Account". The inmate's booking number should be written on the money order/check.
Refunds for cash bonds can be made if the blue bond receipt and court disposition
sheet that releases the bond are both presented. Bond payments and bond refunds
are both processed at MCSO's Cash Bond Unit, located within MCSO's Main Jail.
Request for Inmate Transportation Costs;
Complete top portion of form and e-mail to
Do not alter form. Completed form will be returned by e-mail. Records will
take all payments.
NOTE *** Payment for transportation costs (bond remissions) may be made in the
form of cashier's check, money order, or cash. No other forms of payment will be accepted