Sentenced Inmate Walks Away

On July 24, 2019 at 1230 hours, the Lincoln County Detention Center advised a sentenced inmate had not returned from a counseling appointment. Twenty-seven year old William Butrick II was released earlier in the day as protocol for sentenced inmates to walk to his counseling appointment.

An intensive search was started by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and North Platte Police Department for Mr. Butrick. Mr. Butrick’s original charges included Driving Under Suspension, Probation Violation and Possession of Controlled Substance. At this time Mr. Butrick remains at large. Please contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office or Crime Stoppers if you have information on his location. A warrant for Escape will be issued.

UPDATE JULY 27,2019: William Butrick II was captured today in Red Willow County, NE.  Mr. Butrick will be transported back to the Lincoln County Detention Center soon.


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