Authorities locate missing inmate

ROBESON COUNTY Rodney Nealy was captured by the Robeson County Sheriff's Office Friday evening.

Nealy worked for an electrical contractor in Robeson County and left his job-site around 6:30 p.m. in a light blue Ford Econoline van.

The sheriff's office picked him up in Lumberton just before 5 p.m. Authorities say Nealy will face an escape charge and possibly other charges.

Nealy was serving six to seven years for a string of financial crimes including forgery and larceny.

He was assigned to the minimum-security Robeson Correctional Center in Lumberton.

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