The Magistrate is a civil officer empowered to administer the law in an independent and unbiased manner. He issues arrest warrants, search warrants, bonds, summonses, subpoenas, and certain civil warrants. The magistrate holds bail hearings if an individual is arrested on a warrant for a criminal offense.
For more information on the magistrate system for the Commonwealth, you may visit www.courts.state.va.us.
Meherrin River Regional Jail Meherrin River Regional Jail (Boydton Satellite Office)
9000 Boydton Plank Road 600 Prison Road
Alberta, VA 23821 Boydton, VA 23917
Phone: 434-949-6853 Phone: 434-949-6700 ext. 740