Anees Usmani

Kankakee County sheriff's office

Inmate Accidentally Released From Kankakee Prison

January 19, 2019 - 1:16 pm

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Police are looking for an inmate accidentally released from a Kankakee prison Friday night.

Anees Usmani, 41, was discharged in place of another inmate about 4:30 p.m. from the Jerome Combs Detention Center, the Kankakee County sheriff’s office said in a statement.

Usmani was detained since Dec. 2018 for the U.S. Marshals Service on drug offenses, the sheriff’s office said. Usmani was dropped off at a local business by another inmate who was released with him.

Police warned residents not to approach Usmani, who has no history of gun offenses, the sheriff’s office said.

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