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Date: April 30, 2010 Phone: 919 -716-3700

Two escapees from Foothills prison captured in Georgia

RALEIGH - Police in Fulton County, Georgia captured inmates Brandon Curry and Justin Ramey Thursday evening.  The two escapees were driving on Interstate 20 just outside Atlanta in a truck believed to have been stolen from the area surrounding the prison unit near Morganton. 

The pair escaped Wednesday night from the minimum-security unit at Foothills Correctional Institution in Morganton.   Both inmates are from Cleveland County.

Curry, 21, was serving 7 to 9 years for robbery with a dangerous weapon, felony breaking & entering and possession of stolen goods.  He was scheduled for release in Jan. 2015.

Ramey, 23, was serving 9 to 11 months for felony breaking & entering, possession of stolen goods and various misdemeanors.  He was scheduled for release in July 2010. 


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