Press Releases

Escaped Juvenile Back in Secure Custody

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

The juvenile identified as Jericho W. who escaped Tuesday afternoon in Robeson County, is now back in secure custody in a juvenile facility.

Juvenile Escapes from Robeson County Courthouse

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice reports a juvenile has escaped from the Robeson County Courthouse located at 500 N. Elm Street in Lumberton.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Juvenile Jurisdiction Advisory Committee Meets Tuesday in Raleigh

Monday, January 7, 2019

The Juvenile Jurisdiction Advisory Committee (JJAC) will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 8. Created as part of the Juvenile Justice Reinvestment Act within S.L. 2017-57, the JJAC is tasked with developing an implementation plan for raising the age of juvenile jurisdiction, monitoring implementation and as needed, providing additional recommendations to the General Assembly.

Juvenile Apprehended, Returned to Secure Custody

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

State and local law enforcement officials have apprehended a juvenile who on Dec. 15 failed to return to secure custody at the Chatham Youth Development Center, following a home visit in Lincoln County.

Juvenile escapes from home leave in Lincolnton

Sunday, December 16, 2018

LINCOLNTON - A juvenile committed through the juvenile justice system to the custody of the Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice and placed at the Chatham Youth Development Center has failed to return from a home leave with his family.

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