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Date: Nov. 30, 2009 Phone: 919 -716-3700


New superintendent named at Cabarrus prison Ronald Tarlton

MOUNT PLEASANT - Ron Tarlton has been named the new superintendent of Cabarrus Correctional Center, a minimum custody prison for adult males.

 As superintendent, Tarlton is responsible for the operation of the facility, which houses approximately 190 inmates and has 50 employees.

 Tarlton had previously been superintendent at Union Correctional Center, which recently closed. He had been at Union his entire 27-year career, beginning as a correctional officer in 1982. He was named superintendent at Union in 2006.

 He has a photographic technician degree from Anson Community College, where he graduated with high honors. He is also a Division of Prisons general training instructor.

 In his spare time, Tarlton enjoys film photography, motorcycles, hunting, fishing, archery and tennis. He is also a member of the Union and Anson county American Red Cross disaster team.

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