Man with ties to Pitt County escapes central NC prison
Posted January 13, 2014
Salisbury, N.C. — State Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement agencies were searching early Monday for a 27-year-old man who escaped from Piedmont Correctional Institution, a prison in Salisbury.
Jonathan Dixon, who is serving a maximum of seven years for multiple counts of breaking and entering and other charges, was a minimum-custody inmate at the facility, officials said. Prison staff discovered that he was missing at about 4 a.m.
Dixon has family living in and near Pitt County and may be traveling to that area. He was due to be released in June 2017.
Anyone who has seen Dixon or has knowledge of his whereabouts should contact local law enforcement officials or call Piedmont Correctional Institution at 704-639-7540.