escaped inmate

Corrections Facility inmate missing

Feb 14, 2020

Authorities in Omaha are searching for an inmate from the Community Corrections Center who they say has gone missing. Officials say Dustin Lankster removed the monitor he was wearing while out on a pass for seeking employment. He is described as a 38-year old six-foot white male with one brown eye and one blue eye. Anyone with information on Lankster's whereabouts is asked to contact local authorities.

Omaha police have captured an inmate who didn't return from a job hunt in Lincoln. The state prisons department says Anthony Durand had been given permission to leave the state's Community Corrections Center-Lincoln on Jan. 6. He didn't return. The department says he also had managed to remove the monitoring device he was wearing. He was found by Omaha officers Wednesday and taken into custody. Durand started serving his three-year prison sentence on Sept. 18 last year. He'd been charged with methamphetamine possession, theft and operating a motor vehicle to avoid arrest. 

Nebraska prison officials say the hunt is on for an inmate who walked away from a low-level corrections center where he was serving up to 10 years for weapons and assault counts — including assault on a police officer. The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services says in a news release that 35-year-old Richard Reynolds walked away from the Community Corrections Center in Lincoln on Wednesday after removing an electronic monitoring device from his ankle. Officials say Reynolds was a little more than two years into his six- to 10-year sentence when he escaped.