Lee County Juvenile Detention Center, Montrose, Iowa
January 20, 2019

Four juvenile detainees participated in an uprising in the day room of the juvenile detention center. The juveniles destroyed property and sprayed fire extinguishers, setting off alarms. All four were charged with 2nd-Degree Criminal Mischief and Participating in a Riot.

The event occurred shortly after a previous uprising at the same facility in December, 2018.


Four Iowa teens start riot at juvenile detention center“, WQAD, January 23, 2019.

Four juveniles, three from Davenport, charged with riotingKWQC, January 22, 2019.

4 charged in riot at juvenile facility“, The Hawk Eye, January 22, 2019.


Uprising at Lee County Juvenile Detention Center“, Perilous, December 6, 2018.