ELC Absconder Champion Apprehended


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

Billy Champion (#0489438) was serving active sentences for Habitual Felon and Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance.  He had a projected release date of Oct. 7, 2021. He now faces escape charges.

Extending the Limits of Confinement (ELC) allows certain individuals to serve the remainder of their prison sentence at home or in transitional housing. ELC is not an early release or commutation. Participants are still considered incarcerated and are supervised by probation/parole officers from Community Corrections. Violating the terms of ELC can result in the offender being returned to a correctional facility.

More information about ELC is available here and here.


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