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Posted on: July 26, 2023

Escaped Inmate Captured by Iredell County Sheriff's Office

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Wednesday, July 26, 2023, Deputies, Investigators, and Canine Units with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office captured Matthew Neil Brown in Southwest Statesville.

Earlier today, Warrant Squad Deputies followed up on information they received information about a possible sighting near the end of Brown Summit Avenue, near a homeless camp. When the deputies arrived at the location, the suspect ran.

The Statesville Police Department assisted us on the perimeter was quickly established. Drones and canine units were called to the scene. After a three-hour manhunt, Mathew Neil Brown was located and taken back into custody near Ravenwood Drive after being tracked by Canine Units.

It was confirmed that this man escaped from the Caldwell Correctional Center last week.

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