NDCS News Releases

NDCS News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (22-39)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

Missing inmate arrested after being spotted by NDCS staff member

July 6, 2022 (Omaha, Neb.) – An inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center – Omaha (CCC-O) has been arrested by the Omaha Police Department. John Strickland #212451 was spotted this morning by a staff person from the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) in the area of 16th and Farnam Street in Omaha. That staff person contacted authorities and waited until Strickland was taken into...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (22-38)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

July 4, 2022 (Omaha, Neb.) – Authorities have been notified about an inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center – Omaha (CCC-O). John Strickland #212451 left the facility today without authorization. He removed the electronic monitoring device he was wearing in the area of 42nd and Cuming in Omaha.

Strickland started his sentence October 5, 2021. He was sentenced to three years on charges out of Hall County that include criminal mischief, theft (3rd offense), and...Read more

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CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

July 2, 2022 (Omaha, Neb.) – James Trebilcock #210697, age 72, died this morning at an Omaha hospital. He was incarcerated at the Omaha Correctional Center (OCC). Trebilcock’s sentence started November 25, 2019. He was serving a 12 to 20 year sentence for third degree sexual assault of a child and attempted first degree sexual assault out of Douglas County.

While the cause of death has not yet been determined, Trebilcock was undergoing treated for a medical condition. As is the...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (22-36)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

July 1, 2022 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Authorities have been notified about an inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center – Lincoln (CCC-L). Seth Straub #212998 left his work assignment in the community this morning and did not return to the facility.

Straub started his sentence on April 6, 2021. He was sentence three to five years on a charge of theft by unlawful taking or disposition out of Hitchcock County. Straub has a parole eligibility date of July 28, 2022 and a...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (22-35)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

June 30, 2022 (Omaha, Neb.) – An inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center – Omaha (CCC-O) is in custody at the Douglas County Correctional Center. Tyler Williams #88637 was arrested following a foot pursuit at the scene of an apartment building fire at Park Avenue and Shirley Streets in Omaha after 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29. After he was caught, Williams was taken to the hospital. Officers say he had multiple cuts as a result of falling from one of the building’s...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (22-34)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

June 27, 2022 (Omaha, Neb.) – Authorities have been notified about an inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center – Omaha (CCC-O). Semaj Ross #81981 walked out of the facility overnight, activating an alarm at a fire exit. Shortly thereafter, he removed the electronic monitoring device he was wearing. It was recovered by staff on East Locust Road in Omaha.

Ross started his sentence on March 31, 2015. He was sentenced to eight years and four months to 20 years in prison...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (22-33)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

June 26, 2022 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Clyde Hicks #84549, age 91, died on June 25, 2022 at the Nebraska State Penitentiary. His sentence began on September 15, 2016. Hicks was serving a 15 to 20 year sentence for first degree sexual assault on a child out of Hall County.

The cause of death has not yet been determined. As is the case whenever an inmate dies in the custody of the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS), a grand jury will conduct an investigation....Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (22-32)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

June 24, 2022 (Omaha, Neb.) – Authorities have been notified about an inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center – Omaha (CCC-O). Tyler Williams #88637 left the facility this morning. He removed the electronic monitoring device he was wearing. It was recovered by facility staff near N 20th and Locust in Omaha.

Williams started his sentence November 14, 2018. He was sentenced to six to 12 years on charges out of Douglas County that include possession with intent to...Read more

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