UPDATE: Missing inmate found

Authorities say around 2:30 on February 10 Johnson escaped the correctional facility

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN)- Davaughn Johnson, an inmate who escaped the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln (CCC-L) on February 10, has been arrested by the Omaha Police Department.

NDCS reports that Johnson was taken into custody around 6 p.m. on February 23 at 112th and Ellison.

Johnson’s sentence started on August 29, 2021. He had been sentenced to 13 years and two months to 23 years on multiple charges that include: accessory to a felony (murder), terroristic threats, assault on an officer, and assault by a confined person.

He has a tentative release date of March 31, 2030.

FEBRUARY 11:

An inmate was declared missing Wednesday night from the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln (CCC-L).

Davaughn Johnson, #76406, had been in the correctional facility since August 2020 but was recently granted parole pending the completion of quarantine. He was in quarantine because of a positive COVID-19 case in the wing he was living.

Right around 2 p.m. Wednesday, staff found a cell phone in Johnson’s cell. 30 minutes later, Johnson was missing from his room. Officials say that a surveillance video of him jumping a fence at the facility showed him going east on Van Dorn street.

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“Johnson started serving his sentence on August 29, 2012. He was sentenced to 13 years and two months to 23 years for multiple charges out of Lancaster County that include: accessory to a felony (murder), terroristic threats, assault on an officer, and assault by a confined person. He has a tentative release date of March 31, 2030, which was scheduled to have been completed under parole supervision,” officials said in the press release.

Johnson is a 28-year-old Black man, 136 lbs, 5’7”, with brown eyes and black hair. Anyone with information on his location is asked to call local authorities or Nebraska State Patrol.

CCC-L is the lowest custody level with the least restrictive facility. Inmates there are allowed jobs, attend school, religious services with approval and without direct supervision.

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