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. 

Update: Randolph Correctional Escapee Apprehended

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Randolph Correctional Center minimum custody offender Grady R. York (#0456815), who escaped from the Asheboro facility around 9 a.m. today, was apprehended by Randolph County Sheriff’s deputies at 12:29 p.m. in Staley.

Offender Sought in Randolph Correctional Center Escape

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

State correctional officers and local law enforcement are seeking Randolph Correctional Center minimum custody offender Grady R. York (#0456815), who was discovered missing from the facility in Asheboro at 9 a.m. today.

NC Correctional Institution for Women Offender Missing from Work Assignment

Thursday, April 4, 2019

State correctional and local law enforcement officers are seeking NC Correctional Institution for Women (NCCIW) minimum custody offender Gayle Newcombe (#0685978), who was reported missing from her work assignment in Raleigh/ Wake County this evening.  Newcombe was last seen on Avent Ferry Road at about 5:45 p.m.  

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