LINCOLN COUNTY, NC (WBTV)- Corrections officers and local law enforcement agencies caught up with an inmate just before 10 p.m. after they say he went missing Thursday from a work release program.
Ronald Billings, 38, was last seen at approximately 2:45 p.m. at a work location in Lincolnton, officials said.
Conway, South Carolina Police officers captured Billings tonight at approximately 9:45 p.m. Conway.
Billings is now in custody in the Horry County Jail. An alleged accomplice, Delora Miller, is facing charges of aiding and abetting escape.
Billings was serving a seven-year prison sentence for breaking and entering, forgery, and other property crimes. His projected release date is February 2015.
Billings was housed at Lincoln Correctional Center on Roper Drive in Lincolnton, and authorities say he has ties to Morganton, Alleghany County, as well as out of state.
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