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UPDATE: More Arrests in Jail Case

Todd PittengerJuly 30, 2021

Another person was arrested, and an additional arrest warrant was issued following an investigation by Kansas Bureau of Investigation into former employees of the Cloud County Jail.                       

According to the KBI,  Nicholas Clanin, 33, of Concordia, was arrested at approximately 11 a.m. on Friday, July 30, in Belleville. He was arrested for theft, misuse of public funds, official misconduct, and destroying a written instrument. Clanin was a Cloud County jail lieutenant at the time the alleged crimes took place. He was booked into the Republic County Jail.

An arrest warrant was also secured for Alexandra Wilcox, 22, of Shawnee, Oklahoma, for misdemeanor theft related to the case. She was formerly a corrections officer at the Jail.

The Lincoln County Attorney was appointed as special prosecutor and is expected to prosecute the case.

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ORIGINAL:

A couple of Cloud County Jail firmer employees have been arrested.

According to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, on Wednesday, July 28, at approximately 8:35 a.m., Amber Lindberg, 40, of Concordia, was arrested at 212 N. Concord in Minneapolis, Kansas. She was arrested for theft, misuse of public funds, official misconduct, making false information, conspiracy to commit theft, conspiracy to commit official misconduct, conspiracy to commit misuse of public funds, and conspiracy to commit destroying a written instrument. Lindberg was the Cloud County jail administrator in June 2019 when the KBI initiated the investigation. Following her arrest, Lindberg was booked into the Saline County Jail.

Joyce Jasper, 62, of Concordia, was arrested for theft at 11th and State St. in Concordia. The arrest occurred at 8:40 a.m. on Wednesday. Jasper is Lindberg’s mother. She was booked into the Cloud County Jail.

The investigation is ongoing. Additional arrests are expected.

The Lincoln County Attorney was appointed as the special prosecutor and is expected to prosecute the case.

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