Press Releases

Escaped Hoke Correctional Offender Captured

Friday, April 26, 2019

A Hoke Correctional Institution offender who escaped six months ago was captured in Roanoke Rapids early this morning by Halifax County Sheriff’s deputies and Roanoke Rapids police officers.

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. 

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