NDCS News Releases

NDCS News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (19-38)

CONTACT Erika Hill, Communications Director

OFFICE 402-479-5712 | erika.hill@nebraska.gov

Missing CCCL inmate arrested

July 15, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) – An inmate who left the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln (CCC-L) has been arrested by the Hastings Police Department. Anthony Mattison (30), #84578 was reported missing after leaving the facility on June 29, 2019.

Mattison is serving a six to 11 year sentence for theft by receiving stolen property out of Platte County. His tentative release date is...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (19-37)

CONTACT Erika Hill, Communications Director

OFFICE 402-479-5712 | erika.hill@nebraska.gov

LCC staff members injured in separate assaults

July 10, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Two staff members were injured at the Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC) on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 as a result of two separate assaults. Both of those incidents resulted in serious* injuries.

The first incident happened just after 1:00 p.m. An inmate approached the staff member from behind and punched him in the face. The injured staff member was...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (19-36)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

July 9, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) – An inmate who left the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln (CCC-L) this morning has been arrested by the Nebraska State Patrol. William Mathes #87946 was reported missing when he did not appear at his place of work. He was apprehended in Lincoln, NE.

Mathes is serving a three- to- four year sentence for violating the Nebraska Sex Offender Registration Act in Lancaster County. His tentative release date is...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (19-35)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

Inmate missing from community correctional facility

July 9, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) -- Authorities have been notified about an inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln (CCC-L). William Mathes #87946 was reported missing when he did not appear at his place of work this morning.

CCC-L is one of two community custody facilities operated by NDCS. Community custody is the lowest custody level and the least...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (19-34)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

CCCL staff member injured in assault

July 3, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) – An inmate at the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln (CCC-L) assaulted a staff member on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, resulting in a serious* injury.

The incident happened around 6:30 p.m. The inmate had already pushed several inmates from the back when he ran up to the staff member and pushed her, causing the front of her head to strike a window. The...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (19-33)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

June 29, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) -- Authorities have been notified about an inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln (CCC-L). Anthony Mattison #84578 left the facility shortly after 6:00 a.m. on June 29, 2019.

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 allowed to participate in work opportunities, attend school and religious services with...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (19-31)

CONTACT Erika Hill, Communications Director

OFFICE 402-479-5712 | erika.hill@nebraska.gov

Mealtime switch reduces waste & saves money at NDCS facility

June 19, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) – A simple switch at mealtime has led to reduced waste and a savings of $7,000 a year at the Diagnostic and Evaluation Center (DEC) in Lincoln. Diane Sabatka-Rine, chief of operations for the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) said replacing Styrofoam cups with plastic tumblers has cut waste output by 50 percent.

“Our...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (19-30)

CONTACT Erika Hill, Communications Director

OFFICE 402-479-5713 | erika.hill@nebraska.gov

Inmate Death at Lincoln Correctional Center

June 16, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Brindar Jangir (36), #6524, died on Sunday, June 16, 2019, at the Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC).

At approximately 2:30 a.m., staff members observed Jangir unresponsive in his cell from an apparent suicide attempt. Staff immediately began CPR and called for emergency responders. Jangir was pronounced dead at 3:05 a.m.

Mr. Jangir was being held at LCC on a...Read more

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