Search underway for missing Gaston County inmate

Search underway for missing Gaston County inmate
Miller (Credit: NCDPS)
Miller (Credit: NCDPS)

GASTON COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - A search is underway for a Gaston County inmate who was reported missing Wednesday night.

According to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, 34-year-old Montavious Miller, of Mecklenburg County, is an inmate at the Gaston Correctional Center on Justice Court in Dallas and was reported missing from the facility around 9 p.m.

The NCDPS said Miller was last seen at the prison around 7:30 p.m.

He is 5-foot-9, weighs around 200 pounds and has a medium build, officials said. Miller has a shaved head and brown eyes.

Miller was serving a 10-year sentence as a habitual felon and was admitted to the prison in August 2013, according to the NCDPS. He was scheduled to be released in December 2021.

In March, another inmate, 41-year-old Thomas Walker, was reported missing from the prison.

If you know his whereabouts or have any information, you're asked to call officials at 704-922-3861.

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