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February 29, 2024

State prison in Taylorsville on lockdown

The Alexander Correctional Institution is on lockdown today (Monday, August 13, 2018), according to Jerry Higgins, Communications Officer/Adult Correction, North Carolina Department of Public Safety.

Multiple online media sources are reporting the lockdown is due to inmate fights at the facility on Sunday, August 12. Some inmates were injured and at least one prison worker suffered a facial injury.

The length of the lockdown period has not been announced.

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