Escaped Inmate (Captured)
He was captured without incident yesterday evening and will be moved to a medium security facility.
The Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement are searching for an escaped inmate from Caldwell Correctional Center, minimum security unit. Correctional staff were notified that inmate Michael Calloway (0062738) had walked away from an outside work assignment near the Blue Ridge Parkway in Blowing Rock.
Calloway, 39, is serving 12 to 15 years for habitual felon, larceny, robbery with a dangerous weapon, assault with a deadly weapon and felony breaking and entering. He was due for release in May 2016. He is from Buncombe County and may attempt to travel there.
Anyone who has seen Calloway or has knowledge of his whereabouts should contact local law enforcement or call Caldwell Correctional Center at (828) 726-2509 .