Press Releases

Information About Incident Today at Piedmont Correctional Institution

Monday, April 22, 2019

At approximately 2:15 p.m. today at Piedmont Correctional Institution, several offenders were involved in an offender-on-offender assault in the prison yard. Four offenders were transported to outside medical with non-life threatening injuries and several others were treated at the facility. 

Severe Weather Safety in Mobile Homes or RVs

Monday, April 22, 2019

RALEIGH, N.C. – Severe weather is expected in parts of the state beginning at noon today. If you live in a mobile home or recreation vehicle, take precautions. 

Update: Randolph Correctional Escapee Apprehended

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Randolph Correctional Center minimum custody offender Grady R. York (#0456815), who escaped from the Asheboro facility around 9 a.m. today, was apprehended by Randolph County Sheriff’s deputies at 12:29 p.m. in Staley.

SHP Concludes Operation Drive To Live

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The State Highway Patrol has concluded a week-long campaign held annually each year to combat fatal collisions involving teen drivers.  During the week of April 8 through April 12, troopers participated in Operation Drive to Live, placing emphasis on education and enforcement across the state.

Offender Sought in Randolph Correctional Center Escape

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

State correctional officers and local law enforcement are seeking Randolph Correctional Center minimum custody offender Grady R. York (#0456815), who was discovered missing from the facility in Asheboro at 9 a.m. today.

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