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Inmate missing from correctional facility in Omaha located Wednesday

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Posted at 11:16 PM, Jul 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-06 15:00:45-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — UPDATED STORY 7/6/22

According to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS), an inmate reported missing from an Omaha correctional facility on Monday has been located.

50-year-old John Strickland was spotted Wednesday morning by an NDCS staff person in the area of 16th and Farnam St. and later arrested by the Omaha Police Department.

ORIGINAL STORY 7/4/22

Late Monday, the Nebraska Department of Corrections issued a notice that another inmate has gone missing from the Community Corrections Center - Omaha (CCC-O).

Inmate John Strickland is described as a 5'11," 195-pound, 50-year-old white man with gray hair and brown eyes. He was sentenced on charges of criminal mischief, terroristic threats and his third offense of theft out of Hall County. He is midway through a three-year sentence.

Strickland's last monitored location was at 42nd and Cuming Streets in Omaha, where he removed his electronic monitoring device.

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

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