Inmate arrested after failing to return to Community Corrections Center-Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A male inmate who failed to return to the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln after visiting the hospital was arrested on Sunday.

James Crihfield was taken into custody on Sunday and booked into the Lancaster County Jail on new charges.

Crihfield was reported missing on Wednesday after he did not return from an approved hospital visit.

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He began his sentence on July 14, 2021.  Crihfield was set to serve three years and seven months on multiple theft charges by deception and second-degree forgery.

Crihfield’s tentative release date is Oct. 11, 2022.

The Community Corrections Center is one of two community custody facilities operated by the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services.  Community custody is the lowest custody level and the least restrictive facility.

While in community custody, inmates are allowed to participate in work opportunities, attend school and religious services with prior approval and without direct supervision.

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