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Press Release

Omaha Man Convicted of Escaping from Custody

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Nebraska

United States Attorney Steven Russell announced that Dejuan Wynne, 30, of Omaha, Nebraska, was sentenced today in federal court in Omaha for Escaping from Custody.  United States District Judge Robert F. Rossiter, Jr. sentenced Wynne to 24 months’ imprisonment.  He was also ordered to serve three years of supervised release after his release from prison. There is no parole in the federal system.

On April 28, 2022, Wynne escaped from his designated Bureau of Prisons placement at Dismas Charities in Omaha. Wynne was serving a sentence based on a prior conviction for possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.  On May 5, 2022, the Metro Fugitive Task Force located Wynne at a Mega Saver parking lot in Omaha. Wynne was located with a stolen firearm. Wynne was convicted in Douglas County for possessing the firearm and his federal sentence in the instant offense will run consecutive to his state sentence of 25-30 years.

This case was investigated by the Metro Fugitive Task Force.


Susan Lehr - Chief, Drug Enforcement Unit -  (402) 661-3700

Updated June 16, 2023