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The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice is actively seeking an offender that escaped from his active prison sentence. The inmate is Tommy Cavenaugha, 57, he absconded from his home confinement location in Raleigh, NC on May 24, 2021. 

Tommy Cavenaugha

Tommy Cavenaugha

The offender was participating in the Extending the Limits of Confinement (ELC) initiative.

Tommy is a white male who stands 5’8” tall, weighs 192 lbs. Tommy was serving active sentences for habitual felon, obtaining property by false pretense, forgery and uttering. 

He had a projected release date of Oct. 10, 2021.

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Probation/parole officers from Community Corrections are currently searching for Tommy. An escape warrant is being sought. 

Extending the Limits of Confinement (ELC) allows certain individuals to serve the remainder of their prison sentence at home or in transitional housing. ELC is not an early release or commutation. 

Participants are still considered incarcerated and are supervised by probation/parole officers from Community Corrections. Violating the terms of ELC can result in the offender being returned to a correctional facility.