The County Sheriff's Department is responsible for enforcing federal, state, county, and municipal laws and ordinances.

  Lee County, Iowa - Sheriff

The Sheriff is an elected Lee County official serving a four year term.

The Sheriff's Office is responsible in enforcing state and county laws within the county. Duties of the office include but are not limited to the following:

Reports of, and investigation of, thefts, vandalisms, assaults, illegal drug activity, reported child and/or domestic abuse, accidents and all other criminal allegations. Deputies are also responsible for the enforcement of traffic laws.

The Sheriff's Office is also required to carry out duties related with civil process including but not limited to:
Original notices and petitions, garnishments, orders, sheriff sales, room and board reimbursements, evictions, protective orders and restraining orders, involuntary commitment of persons with mental illness and / or substance abuse, duties related to condemnation of private property and the execution and return all writs and other legal processes issued by lawful authority.

The Sheriff’s Office patrols the 538 square miles of the county and is the chief law enforcement for the cities of Wever, Denmark, Houghton, Primrose, St. Paul, Franklin, Argyle, Charleston, New Boston, Vincennes, Summitville and Sandusky.

The Sheriff's office is a member of the Lee County Narcotics Task Force.

Lee County Jail PREA Policy

The Lee County Jail has a zero tolerance for sexual abuse or sexual harassment whether inmate on inmate or staff on inmate.  All reported activities shall be handled in a professional manner and treated as criminal activity.  Inmates may report an incident of sexual misconduct either verbally or in written form to:

A.  Jailer / Correctional Officer
B.  Sergeant
C.  Jail Administrator
D.  Sheriff / Chief Deputy
E.  Medical Staff
F.  Mental Health Provider
G.  Inmate's Attorney
H.  Sexual Abuse Hotline 1-800-656-4673
I.  Iowa Sexual Abuse Hotline 1-800-284-7821
J.  Iowa Citizen's Aides Ombudsman Office

Specialists in our office:
Defensive tactics instructor
Fire arms instructor
Full time investigator
2 D.A.R.E. officers
Narcotics officer
Reserve unit
Tazer instructor

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2530 255th Street
Montrose IA 52639

Office Hours:
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Phone Numbers:

County Sheriff:
Stacy Weber

Sheriff Links:

Iowa Sex Offender Registry


Iowa State Sheriffs & Deputies Association (ISSDA)

Iowa Courts Online

National Sex Offender Registry

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