BRUNSWICK CO., NC (WECT) - Former Brunswick County Sheriff Ron Hewett is out of federal prison.
Hewett was released Thursday from the Butner Prison Complex and has been placed in a halfway house. There is no word where that halfway house is located.
Last November, Hewett received a 16-month sentence after he pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice. He was released early because of good behavior.
To see a dozen previous reports about Hewett's charges and trial, click here.