Sheriff’s office, LeeComm phone outage Tuesday morning


MONTROSE – The Lee County E911 dispatch center lost phone service this morning, according to new director Shanna Krogmeier.

In a release from the center, Krogmeier said the phone lines went down at 10:30 a.m. and all 911 calls were being rerouted.

“At approximately 10:30 am this morning the phone lines to the Lee County dispatch center went down,” Krogmeier wrote. “We are working with our providers to restore service. The public is advised to contact 911 for service at this time and calls will be rerouted to surrounding agencies while we work to remedy the situation.”

No information about the expected duration of the service was available.

Sheriff Stacy Weber said it appears the entire Lee County Sheriff’s Office, jail, and dispatch center’s line are down,

“I would encourage anyone who needs to call 911,” Weber said. “They’re working hard to find the problem.”


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