An inmate just a few days short of release at The Alexander Correctional Institute has been charged following an alleged assault.
24 year old Ramone Barry Brice of Gastonia was arrested by officers with The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office on May 28th. His arrest followed an incident at the local close custody facility. Brice is charged with Felony Inciting a Riot and Felony Assault on Detention Employee Inflicting Serious Injury. He was placed in the Alexander County Detention Center under a $225,000 secured bond.
According to Keith Acree, Public Information Director for the State Department of Corrections, “ Brice was one of several inmates charged in assaults on two correctional officers that happened on May 24. Brice’s sentence ended on May 28 and he was released from state prison system to county jail on pending charges. “
Brice was serving time for robbery with a dangerous weapon. He served 4 years and 2 months of a 6 year sentence.
According to County Chief Deputy Todd Jones “Brice was one of four involved in the incident at the local prison, we are seeking indictments against the other three inmates.” As for the Correctional Officers involved, one has returned on partial duty while the other has yet to resume duty. According to a statement from the Department of Corrections, “the injuries were significant.”