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Lincoln inmate arrested in Omaha

Omaha Police arrested Bailey Scruggs, an inmate from the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln, who disappeared on October 2, 2020.
Omaha Police arrested Bailey Scruggs, an inmate from the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln, who disappeared on October 2, 2020.(KOLN)
Published: Oct. 15, 2020 at 6:01 AM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Omaha Police arrested a Lincoln inmate this week after he disappeared from the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln (CCC-L) earlier this month.

Bailey Scruggs was taken into custody in Omaha around 9 p.m. Tuesday night after disappearing from CCC-L on October 2.

He faces new charges including theft by unlawful taking and criminal impersonation.

Scruggs started serving his sentence on September 6, 2017. He is serving five to eight years on charges out of Douglas County that include burglary and tampering with a juror/witness/information. He has a tentative release date of September 6, 2021.

CCC-L is one of two community custody facilities operated by NDCS. Community custody is the lowest custody level and the least restrictive facility. Inmates are permitted to participate in work opportunities, attend school and religious services with prior approval and without direct supervision.

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