Local Watauga Criminal Defense Attorneys

If you know of someone who has been placed under arrest by the Watauga Police Department, you need the best team of local criminal defense attorneys in Watauga to defend your liberty. Our criminal defense team has offices in Keller, Fort Worth, and Grapevine.  Shortly after you contact our top-rated Watauga criminal defense lawyers at (817) 993-9249, one of our attorneys can be at the Watauga City Jail visiting your loved one and working to get them released from custody.

Where is the Watauga City Jail located?

Watauga does not maintain a Watauga City Jail.  By agreement with the City of North Richland Hills, the North Richland Hills Joint Detention Facility houses arrestees for the City of Watauga. The address for the jail is:

North Richland Hills Joint Detention Facility
7301 N.E. Loop 820
North Richland Hills, Texas 76180

How can I check to see if someone is being held in jail by the Watauga PD?

The NRH Joint Detention Facility does not display its list of inmates online. To check to see if someone is currently being held at the joint detention facility, you must call the jail at (817) 427-7000 (Option 3).

If the person was arrested by the Watauga Police Department, but is not currently in custody at the joint detention facility, there is also a chance that he or she transferred to a different Tarrant County Jail. You can check the main Tarrant County Jail inmate list online at Tarrant County Inmate Search.

What are the Visiting Hours and Visitation Rules at the NRH Joint Detention Facility?

While the NRH Detention Facility is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the visiting hours at the Jail are limited:

  • Visitation hours are Daily from 1pm – 5pm, and 7pm – 6am;
  • Visitors must be at least 18 years old and bring a valid driver’s license or identification;
  • Visitors must be dressed appropriately and not have any active warrants.

NOTE: An inmate does not become eligible for visitation until 24 hours have passed since the initial arrest.  This restriction does not apply to attorneys.

Can an Inmate Make a Telephone Call?

According to the North Richland Hills Joint Detention Facility website, inmates are given the opportunity to make a phone call after the booking process is complete.

Contact a Top-Rated Watauga Criminal Defense Team

If you are in need of a defense attorney for a pending Watauga criminal charge, you need to contact the best local Watauga criminal defense team at Barnett Howard & Williams PLLC. Our attorneys will fight for you. Contact us today at (817) 993-9249. We have offices in Keller, Fort Worth, and Grapevine. We offer FREE consultations with no obligation.


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209 W. 8th St
Fort Worth, TX 76102


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101 Quest Court
Keller, Texas 76248