Public Safety

Inmate fails to return to Linn County Jail, still at large

An inmate failed to return to the Linn County Correctional Center after being released for a job search program.

According to a release from the Linn County Sheriff’s Office, Robert Ryan Baer was released at 9 a.m. Monday for a court ordered job search program.

Baer is serving a 90-day sentence for two counts of contempt of court and false use of credit cards.

He is described as a white male, 5-foot-9 and weighing 153 pounds.

Anyone with information regarding Baer’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Linn County Sheriff’s Office at 319-892-6100 or the Cedar Rapids Police Department at 319-286-5491.

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