Press Releases

Alexander Correctional Institution offender Lanson Paul Stalf (#1463442) has died after an apparent suicide.

The city of Goldsboro recently signed an agreement to participate in a community floodprint process, funded by the N.C. Office of Recovery and Resiliency (NCORR) and led by the N.C. State Coastal Dynamics Design Lab (CDDL).

The Division of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention has named Tyshanda Brown the new director of Pitt Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Greenville. A native of Beaufort County, Brown began her new duties on Sept. 12 after her promotion from facility supervisor. 

An offender housed at Central Prison was pronounced deceased this morning after being assaulted with a weapon by several other offenders.

The N.C. Office of Recovery and Resiliency (NCORR) Public Housing Restoration Fund has awarded $14.5 million to four state public housing agencies for projects that will help meet critical public housing needs in eastern North Carolina.

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Michael Parsons as the new warden of Randolph Correctional Center in Asheboro.

Residents of the Cape Fear, Kerr-Tar, Triangle J and Upper Coastal Plain council of governments regions are encouraged to attend upcoming public workshops to develop strategies and projects that aim to build future community resilience.

What: Governor’s Crime Commission Quarterly Meeting
When: Thursday, Sept. 1, 9 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.
Where: In-person - 1201 Front St, Raleigh, NC 27609;  Virtual  - see access information below

Throughout the agency’s eight districts, special agents executed four search warrants, seized six firearms, 78 fraudulent identifications, U.S. currency and various types of illegal controlled substances. Of the 189 arrests and 449 charges, 20 were felony charges, 261 were alcohol-related charges, and 80 were drug-related charges.

The N.C. Office of Recovery and Resiliency (NCORR) has launched the second phase of the Affordable Housing Development Fund (AHDF) program, which invites local governments to apply for gap financing for multi-family housing rehabilitation and construction outside of the 100-year floodplain.

It is with deep sorrow we report the death of Correctional Officer Naomi Carroll-Moore, who passed away on Aug. 18, 2022

Congressional, state and local leaders joined the Wilson Housing Authority on Wednesday to celebrate the opening of Eatmon Townhomes, a new public housing project that will meet essential community needs while increasing resilience during future natural disasters.

After years of disturbances and a long history of drug violations, a recent murder and numerous calls to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office, this community should soon see long awaited changes.

The State Highway Patrol swore in 21 new troopers at a ceremony held for the 156th Basic Highway Patrol School.  The ceremony ended 25 weeks of demanding courses aimed at preparing these new troopers for a meaningful career of service to the state of North Carolina.  

The American Correctional Association has awarded accreditation to the Lincoln Correctional Center, a high achievement and another step toward full accreditation of the North Carolina prison system.