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Counselor at Omaha Correctional Center arrested

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Posted at 10:52 PM, Feb 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-26 23:52:36-05

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.