Inmate escapes from Work Ethic Camp

Inmate escapes from Work Ethic Camp


CONTACT Laura Strimple, Communications Director

OFFICE 402-479-5712 |

August 23, 2018 (Lincoln, Neb.) – At approximately 8:18 p.m. tonight, Christian Reinke (#87265) escaped from the Work Ethic Camp in McCook.  

The Nebraska State Patrol and local law enforcement have been notified. The facility has been secured and an emergency count conducted. All other inmates have been accounted for.

Reinke is described as a 20-year old white male, 5’10”, 140 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing khaki pants, a gray shirt and white shoes.

 Reinke was sentenced to five to ten years on one count of burglary in Nuckolls County and zero to one year for theft by receiving $1,500 to $5,000 in Sarpy County. His tentative release date is December 18, 2022. He is eligible for parole in 2019.

Anyone with information as to Reinke’s whereabouts is asked to contact local authorities or the Nebraska State Patrol.

The Work Ethic Camp is a minimum security facility. Inmates are able to work in the community with intermittent supervision.

**Update:  Reinke was arrested on August 24, 2018.**