NORTH WILKESBORO - Corrections and law enforcement officers are on the lookout for inmate Joey Carrico who escaped at approximately 9 p.m. Wednesday from Wilkes Correctional Center.
Carrico, 35, is a white male, five feet and seven inches tall weighing 148 lbs. He is serving 2 years for misdemeanor driving while intoxicated and was due for release in February 2013. He may be attempting to reach family and friends in Wilkes County.
Anyone who has seen Carrico, or who has information on his whereabouts should contact local law enforcement or Wilkes Correctional Center at 336-667-4533.