SHERIFF: Escapee who stole Duplin Co. van nabbed in Raleigh

Published: Nov. 24, 2021 at 1:40 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 24, 2021 at 3:14 PM EST
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KENANSVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Authorities say a man in jail for car theft who escaped Tuesday night and stole a county van is now back in custody.

Sheriff Blake Wallace says Dalton Henry was arrested in Raleigh this afternoon. Henry was found driving the stolen van at the time, authorities say.

The 51-year-old Henry is heading to prison on a minimum sentence of 77 months on vehicle theft, breaking and entering, shoplifting, and possession of stolen property charges.

Deputies say after escaping from the Duplin County jail they believe he stole a white 2014 Ford Econoline Van with a North Carolina permanent license plate on it.

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