Inmate reported missing from community correctional facility

January 18, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) — Authorities have been notified about an inmate
missing from the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln (CCC-L).

Jamie Bear left the facility during the morning of January 17, 2020 for his full-time job, but did not
return to the facility, as scheduled, in the afternoon.

Bear started serving his sentence on August 6, 2019. He is serving a two year sentence
for charges out of Madison County that include possession of a controlled substance
(methamphetamine), unauthorized use of a propelled vehicle and obstruction of an
officer.

He has a tentative release date of April 28, 2020. Bear is a 34 year old white man, 5’10”, 200 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

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.

Anyone with knowledge of Bear’s whereabouts is asked to contact local authorities or
the Nebraska State Patrol.

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