Prison Inmate Escapes From Custody in Gaston County


Corrections and law enforcement officers are seeking inmate Tony Meeks (#0485911), who has escaped from Gaston Correctional Center, a minimum-security facility in Dallas.

Meeks, 40, is serving a nine-year, 11-month sentence for robbery with a dangerous weapon and was scheduled for release in September 2020. Meeks is from Gaston County.

Anyone who has seen Meeks or has information on his whereabouts is asked to call local law enforcement or Gaston Correctional Center at (704) 922-3861.

For media inquiries, please contact Jerry Higgins at

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