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Woman escapes prison, caught at mother's house

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Escaped inmate Misty Gardner was captured by sheriff's deputies in Onslow County shortly before 4 p.m. Monday, authorities said.

Gardner, 30, had escaped Monday morning from Fountain Correctional Center for Women in Rocky Mount. 

Gardner had three DUI convictions, from 2007, 2010 and then December of this year.

She escaped around 9 a.m. Monday morning and was captured at her mother's home in Onslow County. Her mother was not home at the time.

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