NC Prisons seeking offender they say walked away from alternate confinement location
RALEIGH, N.C. (WITN) - The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice is actively seeking an offender serving a portion of his active sentence outside of prison who they say has walked away from a residential location.
The state says 52-year-old Bobby Whitaker had been participating in the Extending the Limits of Confinement initiative and failed to return to his transitional housing location in Chocowinity.
He stands 5 foot 8 inches tall and weighs 209 lbs. He has black hair, brown eyes and scars on his left cheek, forehead and left arm. Whitaker was serving a sentence for two counts of habitual felon, breaking and entering, larceny and felony drug charges and had a projected release date of May 2021.
If you have seen Whitaker or know his whereabouts you can contact local law enforcement.
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