December 9, 2022

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Missing inmate arrested in Las Vegas

Lincoln — An inmate who disappeared more than two years ago from the Community Correctional Center in Lincoln was arrested in Las Vegas on Friday. Ronald Taylor and another inmate left the center in May of 2020, according to a news release from the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services. The other inmate Taylor left with, Brandon Britton, was arrested in Texas in June of 2020 and was returned to custody.

Taylor is serving a sentence of 24 years and nine months to 54 years for convictions out of Custer and Lancaster counties that include escape, possession of a controlled substance, assault by a confined person, theft and possession of methamphetamine. Taylor began serving his sentence in Oct. of 1997 and has a tentative release day in May of 2025.

Source: Nebraska Regional News