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ELC Absconder Futrell Apprehended

Thursday, July 8, 2021

An offender participating in Extending the Limits of Confinement (ELC) who absconded from his approved residence in Durham County last month has been apprehended.

ELC Absconder Hardy Apprehended

Thursday, July 8, 2021

An offender participating in Extending the Limits of Confinement (ELC) who absconded from his approved residence in Buncombe County last month has been apprehended.

North Carolina Feels Effects of Tropical Storm Elsa

Thursday, July 8, 2021

As North Carolina begins to feel the effects of Tropical Storm Elsa, Governor Roy Cooper and state emergency management officials are reminding residents to be prepared for possible power outages and to avoid driving through floodwaters.

Department of Public Safety Secretary Planning to Retire

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Public Safety Secretary Erik A. Hooks today announced his plans to retire from state service on August 1. Governor Roy Cooper appointed Hooks on January 5, 2017, to serve as Secretary of the Department of Public Safety and as the State Homeland Security Advisor. 

Offender Edwards Absconds from ELC

Thursday, July 1, 2021

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice is actively seeking an offender serving a portion of his active sentence outside of prison who has absconded from his residential location in Durham County.

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