(Omaha, NE) -- An inmate missing from a Community Corrections Center in Omaha for months is arrested.
The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services says on Friday, Omaha Police took Brandon Bridgeford into custody near 36th and L streets. He has been charged with flight to avoid arrest and theft of a stolen vehicle.
Prison leaders say Bridgeford failed to return to the Community Corrections Center-Omaha after going to his place of work on January 18th. He started his sentence on November 4, 2011 and was sentenced to 18 to 26 years on charges out of Douglas County to include two counts of theft by receiving stolen property and theft by unlawful taking. He has a tentative release date of February 17, 2024.