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Omaha man released from jail, rearrested on same day

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Posted at 7:22 AM, Apr 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-10 08:22:27-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — An Omaha man who was released ahead of his sentencing hearing on allegations that he attacked a jail guard is back behind bars after failing to report to a treatment center.

Bruce McGrone, 54, pleaded no contest Friday to felony assault for the Nov. 8 attack on Douglas County Jail corrections officer Stacie Wilkins. Douglas County District Judge Peter Bataillon on Friday ruled that McGrone could be released from jail without having to pay his $50,000 bail and would stay at the Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center in Omaha until his June 17 sentencing hearing.

mcGrone was released Monday moring, but was rearrested that evening after failing to report to the treatment center.