Another missing inmate in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Another missing is missing from Lincoln's Community Corrections Center.

23-year-old Mia Montes left her place of employment in the community Monday, and she did not return to the facility.

The electronic monitoring device she was wearing had been removed and was later found on the side of the road.

Montes started her sentence in 2019.

She was sentenced to 4-to-8 years on charges out of Fillmore County that include multiple drug-related charges, as well as vehicle offenses.

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

Last week, 38-year-old Ronald Sowards went missing at the same facility. According to officials with NDCS, Sowards came back to the center over the weekend.

At least 13 people have gone missing from the facility at some point in the past three months.