Lincoln inmate arrested in Omaha

Lincoln inmate arrested in Omaha


CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

OFFICE 402-479-5713 |


October 14, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – An inmate who disappeared from the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln (CCC-L) on October 2, 2020 was arrested yesterday by the Omaha Police Department. Officers took Bailey Scruggs #86344 into custody around 9:00 p.m. last night. He faces new charges including theft by unlawful taking and criminal impersonation.

Scruggs started serving his sentence on September 6, 2017. He is serving five to eight years on charges out of Douglas County that include burglary and tampering with a juror/witness/information. He has a tentative release date of September 6, 2021.

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 permitted to participate in work opportunities, attend school and religious services with prior approval and without direct supervision.