Neuse Correctional Institution

Coordinates: 35°23′15″N 78°02′12″W / 35.3876°N 78.0366°W / 35.3876; -78.0366
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Neuse Correctional Institution
Location701 Stevens Mill Road
Goldsboro, North Carolina
Security classminimum and medium security
Managed byNorth Carolina Department of Public Safety

Neuse Correctional Institution is a minimum and medium security state prison for men in the United States, operated by the State of North Carolina Department of Public Safety in Goldsboro in Wayne County.[1]

Housing 816 prisoners, Neuse Correctional Institution received its first inmates on August 27, 1994. Neuse was built to replace Triangle Correctional Center in Raleigh as the eastern North Carolina processing center for adult male misdemeanants. The original 500-bed construction project was authorized in July 1992 with a budget of $10.6 million, and another 100-bed dormitory was added to the construction program in July 1993.

Neuse Correctional Institution serves as a medium and minimum custody prison. The prison currently has programs that will assist offenders with transitioning back into the community. The prison currently is housing offenders that are part of the ACDP alcohol and chemical dependency program. Currently the program last 120 days with the opportunity to extend the program to 180 days. Those who complete the program receive a certificate of completion.

Notable inmates[edit]

Notable criminals housed at the facility include:

Inmate Name Register Number Status Details
Robert Kenneth Stewart 1142611 Serving a 141-179 year sentence.[2][3][4] Perpetrator of the 2009 Carthage nursing home shooting in which he murdered 8 people at the care facility.[5][6][7][8]


  1. ^ "Neuse Correctional Institution". NC DPS. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  2. ^ "N.C. man convicted of killing 8 at nursing home - CBS News". 2011-09-03. Retrieved 2024-02-20.
  3. ^ "Carthage nursing home shooter will spend life in prison". 2011-09-03. Retrieved 2024-02-20.
  4. ^ "NC DPS Offender Public Information". Retrieved 2016-11-16.
  5. ^ "Police: Gunman's wife worked at care home". NBC News. 2009-03-29. Retrieved 2024-02-20.
  6. ^ Glaister, Dan (2009-03-29). "Eight killed after shooting spree in nursing home in North Carolina". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2024-02-20.
  7. ^ Sulzberger, A. G.; Binker, Mark (2009-03-30). "Gunman Kills 8 at a N. Carolina Nursing Home". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2024-02-20.
  8. ^ "Carnage in Carthage: Gunman Kills 8 in Nursing Home". ABC News. Retrieved 2024-02-20.
  9. ^ Bridges, Virginia (15 August 2018). "Judge denies Duke lacrosse accuser's request for new murder trial, release from jail". Charlotte Observer. Retrieved 29 July 2023.

35°23′15″N 78°02′12″W / 35.3876°N 78.0366°W / 35.3876; -78.0366