Inmate missing from Lincoln facility turns himself in

(Lincoln, NE) -- A inmate who went missing from a Lincoln prison facility turns himself in.

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services says on Wednesday, Gary Filip returned to the Community Corrections Center – Lincoln on his own. Prison leaders say on June 14th, Filip failed to return to the facility following a work assignment in the community.

Filip started his sentence on January 10, 2010. He was sentenced to 21 years and eight months to 37 years on charges out of Buffalo and Sarpy counties that include robbery, possession of oxycontin, use of a firearm to commit a felony and receiving stolen property. Filip has a parole eligibility date of January 13, 2023 and a tentative release date of September 14, 2030.

CCC-L is one of two community custody facilities operated by NDCS. Community custody is the lowest custody level and the least restrictive facility. Inmates are allowed to participate in work opportunities, attend school and religious services with prior approval and without direct supervision.

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