Missing Inmate Found In Lincoln On Friday Afternoon

Dawnisha Leroy (Courtesy of the Nebraska Department of Corrections)

LINCOLN–(KFOR Apr. 17)–Lincoln Police on Friday afternoon found an inmate, who went missing from the Community Corrections Center – Lincoln.

Officers responded to a call from a resident and found 26-year-old Dawnisha Leroy just after 2:00 p.m. She was returned to the custody of the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services. Leroy disappeared on Thursday after going downtown to seek employment through a job service.

Leroy’s sentence started November 6, 2019. She was sentenced six to eight years for two counts of robbery in Douglas County. Leroy’s tentative release date is November 11, 2022. She has a parole eligibility date of November 12, 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 allowed to participate in work opportunities, attend school and religious services with prior approval and without direct supervision.

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