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Inmate missing from Communitty Corrections Center

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Posted at 10:15 AM, Aug 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-02 11:15:01-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — An inmate is missing from the Community Corrections Center-Omaha (CCC-O).

Matthew Saxton was supposed to go to his job in the community, but went to a girlfriend’s residence instead according to the Department of Correctional Services. She contacted authorities after she and Saxton had an argument.

Saxton allegedly removed the electronic monitoring device he was wearing and left the area.

CCC-O 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.

Saxton began serving his four-to-seven-year sentence on August 19. He was convicted in Sarpy County on charges that include fourth offense DUI and leaving the scene of a property damage accident. His has a parole eligibility date of September 6, 2020 and a tentative release date of April 7, 2022.

Saxton is a 36-year old white man, 5’11”, 220 lbs., with brown hair and blue eyes. Anyone with knowledge of his whereabouts is asked to contact local authorities or the Nebraska State Patrol.