Misty Gardner (Photo: NCDOC)
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- The NC Department of Corrections (NCDOC) said a woman they were looking for, after she escaped this morning, is back in custody.
Imate Misty Gardner was captured by sheriff's deputies in Onslow County shortly before 4 p.m. today.
According to a news release Monday morning, inmate Misty Gardner, 30 escaped from Fountain Correctional Center for Women. Gardner was last seen around 6:30 a.m. and authorities believe she scaled the fence some time after that.
Gardner is from Onslow County and is serving 2 years for Driving While Intoxicated conviction. She was scheduled for release in December.