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New Lee County sheriff’s office opens, jail will soon

DIXON — Lee County Sheriff’s Office opened Tuesday for business at its new address, 240 E. Progress Drive at the south edge of Dixon in the Industrial Park.

This will be for sheriff’s office, patrol, civil process and investigative business only.

The old jail at 122 W. Third St., still will be operational until the latter part of October.

Public tours can being scheduled — after the entire facility is operational.

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