Men missing from Davenport Work Release Facility

Micah Bates and Shawn Jones

DAVENPORT, Iowa — Two men who are in custody at the Davenport Work Release Facility are missing.

Micah Bates Jr., age 31 and Shawn T. Jones, age 27, were both reported missing from the facility, according to a statement from the Iowa Department of Corrections.

Jones was expected back at the facility on Saturday, May 18, but did not return.  Bates was due back Sunday evening, May 19 and failed to report back.

Bates was convicted of intimidation with a dangerous weapon in Scott County.  He’s been at the facility since March of 2019.  He is described as a black man, standing 6-feet, 1-inch tall, weighing 186 pounds.

Jones was convicted of first-degree burglary in Clinton County and was admitted to the facility in January of 2019.  He is described as a black man standing 5-feet, 8-inches tall, weighing 169 pounds.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of either of these men, you’re asked to call your local police department.

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