NDCS employee arrested

NDCS employee arrested


CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

OFFICE 402-479-5713 | laura.strimple@nebraska.gov

October 7, 2021 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Chianda Young, (26), a canteen operator at the Omaha Correctional Center (OCC) was arrested by the Nebraska State Patrol on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 for unauthorized communication with a prisoner (Neb. Rev. Stat. §83-417).

Young has been employed by the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) since September 9, 2019. This is the only facility where she has worked. Young resigned her position with the agency.

Unauthorized communication with a prisoner is a Class IV felony.