A former Pitt County sheriff's lieutenant was released from prison Wednesday morning.
Michelle Pollard was convicted in January for obstruction of justice for tipping off the subject of a drug investigation.
The 40-year-old Pollard has been in the North Carolina Correctional Institution for Women serving an eight month sentence.
The Department of Correction says Pollard was released around 8:30 a.m. and is under no post-release supervision or restrictions.
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