Press Releases

Offender in State Prison Custody Dies of COVID-19

Sunday, September 6, 2020

An offender housed at Scotland Correctional Institution who tested positive for COVID-19 has died at the hospital as a result of pre-existing conditions complicated by COVID-19.

Labor Day Weekend Marks The Launch Of Impaired Driving Initiative

Monday, August 31, 2020

As Labor Day fast approaches, increased congestion across the state is expected as motorists travel to their intended vacation destinations. With this in mind, the State Highway Patrol is stressing the importance of sober driving throughout the holiday weekend. 

Offender Captured after Walking Away from Prison Job

Sunday, August 30, 2020

A minimum custody offender was captured today at a hotel in High Point, three days after he walked off his prison job assignment.

Wake Correctional Center offender Michael Lee Willis-Rockett (#1297881) was taken into custody around 9 a.m. by Department of Public Safety officials.

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