RTC visitors: Beginning 5/11/23 some visitor parking spots will unavailable due to maintenance. Additional parking is available in the general lot.

Missing inmate arrested by Lincoln Police

Missing inmate arrested by Lincoln Police


CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

OFFICE 402-479-5713 | laura.strimple@nebraska.gov

August 12, 2022 (Lincoln, Neb.) – An inmate who went missing from the Community Corrections Center – Omaha (CCC-O) has been arrested by the Lincoln Police Department. Semaj Ross #81981 was booked into the Lancaster County Department of Corrections on Wednesday, August 10 on new charges, including delivery/possession of a hazardous drug.

Ross walked out of CCC-O on June 27, 2022. He started his sentence on March 31, 2015. Ross was sentenced to eight years and four months to 20 years in prison on charges out of Lancaster County that include third offense shoplifting, burglary and criminal possession of a financial transition device.  He has a tentative release date of January 5, 2025.

CCC-O 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.