OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) says 58-year-old Brenda Alvarado, a chemical dependency counselor at the Omaha Correctional Center (OCC), was arrested by the Nebraska State Patrol on Tuesday for unauthorized communication with a prisoner.
Alvarado has been employed by NDCS since July 2018 and has worked only at OCC.
She resigned her position at NDCS and was booked into Douglas County Jail.
Alvarado faces a Class IV felony.