Escaped inmate returned to custody
Posted August 13, 2008 4:27 p.m. EDT
Updated August 13, 2008 11:07 p.m. EDT
Fallston, N.C. — A state prison inmate who walked away from work duty at a Department of Transportation facility in Shelby on Friday was captured Wednesday afternoon, a spokesman with the Department of Correction said.
A telephone tip led officers to Jason Norris in Fallston.
Norris, who is serving time at the Rutherford Correctional Center in Spindale for a drug possession conviction, will be charged with escape, officials said.