FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 21, 2023
Contact: Nick Crawford (, 515-725-5707

Work release escape of Ronnie Lee

FORT DODGE – Ronnie Wayne Lee, convicted of Habitual Offender in Carroll County, failed to report back to the Fort Dodge Residential Facility as required on August 19, 2023. 

Lee is a 54-year-old white male, height 5'9", and weighs 180 pounds. He was admitted to the work release facility on August 2, 2023. 

Persons with information on Lee's whereabouts should contact local police.

For more information on the state's work release program, please see Iowa Code 904.901-904.910