Missing prison inmate arrested by Lincoln Police

Photo: Nebraska Department of Correctional Services

(Lincoln, NE) -- An inmate missing from an Omaha prison facility for nearly two months is arrested in Lincoln.

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services says on Wednesday, Semaj Ross was arrested by Lincoln Police and booked into the Lancaster County Jail on new charges, including delivery/possession of a hazardous drug. Ross went missing from the Community Corrections Center – Omaha on June 27th. He started his sentence on March 31, 2015. Ross was sentenced to eight years and four months to 20 years in prison on charges out of Lancaster County that include third offense shoplifting, burglary and criminal possession of a financial transition device.

CCC-O 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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