December 20, 2018: An unknown number of jail inmates attacked guards, leading to five guards and one inmate being transported to the hospital for treatment. The motivation for the attack is unknown.
December 11, 2018: A group of about 10 prisoners barricaded themselves into the cafeteria unit of the jail at 11:30 am and used mattresses to defend themselves against guards. In the video, guards are seen spraying pepper spray on the prisoners and violently tackling them.
December 11, 2018: Two correctional officers were attacked by prisoners while reportedly conducting a "cell search" at approximately 3:00 am Tuesday morning at the private prison run by CoreCivic.
December 6, 2018: Three juvenile detainees participated in an uprising in the day room of the detention center. Lee County Sheriff Stacy Weber spoke with The Hawk Eye, saying, “I’ve never seen it to this extent,” Weber said, describing the state of the day room where what he
December 4, 2018: Fights broke out at about 7:45pm between four detainees and guards as the detainees were being led back from visitation. As the fight escalated, a group of about 25 detainees started “becoming loud, hitting the glass in the door, and causing disturbances,”