Escaped Inmate From Prison In Anson County Captured


Officials say officers and canine units with the Department of Public Safety captured Devin Brown shortly after 12pm Wednesday. Brown was found in a wooded area in Landis, NC in Rowan County.

Brown had escaped the prison nearly 12 hours earlier.


POLKTON, NC — Officials say an inmate has escaped from Brown Creek Minimum Security Prison in Anson County.

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety says 22-year-old Devin Brown, inmate number 1181458, was serving a five year sentence for habitual impaired driving and was scheduled to be released in March 2019.

Anyone with information on Brown’s location should contact local law enforcement or Brown Creek Correctional at 704-694-2622.