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Inmate returns to Community Correctional Center in Lincoln

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Posted at 5:35 AM, Aug 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-03 16:01:19-04

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — 9/31/19 update:

Timothy Bailey, a 29-year-old inmate who was reported missing from the Community Corrections Center in Lincoln, is back in custody.

Bailey returned on his own to the facility on Sept. 1.

He was transferred to the Diagnostic and Evaluation Center (DEC).

The Community Corrections Center is one of two community custody facilities operated by the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services. Community custody is the lowest level of custody and least restrictive facility.

Inmates at the Community Corrections Center can participate in work opportunities and attend school/religious services with prior approval and without direct supervision.

Original story:

Lincoln authorities are looking for a missing inmate from the Community Corrections Center; they say Timothy Bailey did not return from his work-release job. Police say he managed to remove the electronic monitoring device he was wearing.

Bailey is serving a two-year sentence for possession of a controlled substance out of Dodge County. His sentence began on November 26, 2018. Bailey was scheduled to be released on September 25, 2019. Bailey is a 29-year-old white male, 5’6”, 170 lbs., with brown hair and hazel eyes.

Anyone with knowledge of Bailey’s whereabouts is asked to contact local authorities or the Nebraska State Patrol.