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Mount Gilead, North Carolina Jail and Mugshot Information

Mount Gilead is a town located in Montgomery County. It has an estimated population of 1,171 based on the 2016 census. The current mayor is Joseph “Chip” Miller, Jr. The Town Manager is Matthew Christian.

Town Hall:
110 West Allenton Street, PO Box 325, Mt. Gilead, NC 27306
Phone: 910-439-5111

Mount Gilead Town Hall

Mayor’s Office:
Phone: 910-439-5815

Town Manager’s Office:

In 2015, the crime index of Mount Gilead is 270.7 which was lower than the US average (278.3). During this year, there were no reported murders. However, there were 13 reported burglaries, 1 reported rape, 1 reported robbery, 1 reported assault, 22 reported thefts, 1 reported arson case, and 1 reported auto theft. As of March 2019, 12 registered sex offenders are residing in Mount Gilead. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 96 to 1.

Mount Gilead, North Carolina Police Station Information

The town of Mount Gilead is rated an A for crime and safety due to its low crime rate. The total crime rate is 1,385 crimes for every 100,000 people. This is lower than the North Carolina average by 52%. It is also lower compared to the US average by 50%. The odds of a person becoming a victim of a crime here is 1 in 73. The year over year crime in the town has been reduced by 58%. Statistically, only 3.79 crimes occur here everyday for every 100,000 people. The town is considered safer compared to 65% of all US cities.

The Mount Gilead Police Department is comprised of 7 sworn officers and 8 sworn reserve officers. It is headed by Chief of Police Patrick L. Preslar. The MGPD is responsible for enforcing traffic rules, answering calls for service, and patrolling all areas within Town limits. The officers are also responsible for conducting investigations on all reported incidents.

Mount Gilead Police Department:
123 North Main Street, Mt. Gilead, NC 27306
Office: 910-439-6711
Fax: 910-439-1855

Mount Gilead Police Dept

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Detention Services Division runs the Montgomery County Detention Center. This facility is responsible for holding the pretrial inmates of the Mount Gilead Police Department. Inmates at this jail are allowed two 15-minute video visits each week. The visitation hours are from 1pm to 4pm. The visitation schedule is based on the inmate’s housing unit.

Monday: inmates housed in Red Dorm

Wednesday: inmates housed in Green Dorm

Friday: inmates housed in Orange / Blue / Observation Dorms

Montgomery County Detention Center:
206 Glen Road, Troy, NC 27371
Phone: 910-576-4261

Open Records Request in Mount Gilead, North Carolina

The Town Clerk is responsible for the safekeeping of all municipal documents. This office handles all requests to inspect or get copies of public records. The current Town Clerk is Amy C. Roberts. If you have any questions regarding public record requests, you can get in touch with her via email at

Police Reports in Mount Gilead, North Carolina

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