Inmate missing from Lincoln prison arrested in Omaha

Anthony Durand #210293 was given permission to leave the facility today in order to seek employment. Police were notified when he did not return by 5:00 p.m. Durand managed to remove the electronic monitoring device he was wearing. (Source: NDCS)
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LINCOLN, Neb. -- An inmate who failed to return to the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln (CCC-L) on January 6, 2019, has been arrested by the Omaha Police Department.

Anthony Durand #210293 was located Wednesday, January 15 in the area of 48th Street and Izard.

Durand had received permission to leave CCC-L in order to job seek.

He was reported missing when he did not return to the facility as scheduled.

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 allowed to participate in work opportunities, attend school and religious services with prior approval and without direct supervision.

Durand started serving his sentence on September 18, 2019.

He is serving three years for charges out of Douglas County including possession of methamphetamine, theft by unlawful taking and operating a motor vehicle to avoid arrest.