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Date: Sept. 29, 2008 Phone: 919 -716-3700


Escaped inmate wanted in Greenville area

EDITOR’S NOTE:  The inmate was taken into custody about 5:15 p.m. on Monday.

GREENVILLE – The Department of Correction is searching for inmate Billy Barfield Jr. (#0018975) who walked off from a work assignment today.

Barfield, 34, was assigned to a Department of Transportation work crew based in Pitt County.  When that crew stopped for lunch at a Sonic restaurant on Greenville Boulevard, Barfield left the crew.

 Barfield was serving a nine-month sentence for misdemeanor assault on a female and willful injury to property.  He was convicted in Wilson County and admitted to prison on July 31.  He is a minimum-custody inmate assigned to Greene Correctional Center in Maury.

 Anyone with information on Barfield’s whereabouts is asked to contact local law enforcement or Greene Correctional Center at 252-747-3676.


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 Editors: A digital photo of Barfield may be obtained from the NCDOC website using the offender search located here:

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