Inmate Escapes From Omaha Facility

The search is on for an inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center-Omaha. 38 year old Katara Smith was discovered missing shortly before 6:00 p.m. Tuesday.

Smith is serving a 21 to 27 year sentence for two counts of robbery, two counts of use of a weapon to commit a felony and two counts of assault. His tentative release date is December of 2020. He has a parole hearing scheduled in July 2019.

The Community Corrections Center 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.

Anyone with knowledge of Smith’s whereabouts is asked to call 911.


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