BEATRICE, Neb. -- Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested an employee of the Beatrice State Developmental Center following an investigation into an incident that occurred in 2021, NSP officials announced Wednesday.

In October 2021, NSP was informed of an incident involving a BSDC patient and a staff member.

Following investigation, with assistance of the Nebraska State Patrol Crime Lab, 30-year-old Allen Evans, of Beatrice, was arrested for first degree sexual assault and tampering with evidence.

Evans was arrested Tuesday afternoon and lodged in Gage County Jail.

Allen Evans (Gage County Detention Photo)