NDCS employee arrested

NDCS employee arrested



CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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



NDCS employee arrested   

March 4, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Ashlee Yeackley (26), a food service worker at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP), was arrested today by the Nebraska State Patrol for unauthorized communication with a prisoner (Neb. Rev. Stat. 83-417).  She was booked into the Lancaster County Jail.

Yeackley has been employed by NDCS since February 2019 and has only been employed at the penitentiary.   She will be suspended from her position with NDCS.

Unauthorized communication with a prisoner is a Class IV felony.