Missing Lincoln inmate arrested in Omaha by the Nebraska State Patrol

(Undated) -- An inmate missing from a Lincoln correctional facility for a month is located.

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services says Monday morning, Amanda Samaroo was arrested by the Nebraska State Patrol in Omaha. The NDCS say on March 4th, Samaroo failed to return to the Community Corrections Center – Lincoln after going to an employment agency in downtown Lincoln.

Samaroo was sentenced to eight to 10 years for charges out of Douglas County that include the manufacture/distribution and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. She started her sentence in March of 2018, and had a tentative release date of March 22, 2022.

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.

(Photo by the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services)

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