CONCORD, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — A man who escaped from a courthouse ahead of his sentencing has been arrested, the Concord Police Department said Monday.

Jeremy Franklin had pleaded guilty and was in court for a drug trafficking sentencing last Wednesday. Franklin was able to escape beforehand, the police report indicated.

A search ensued and he was arrested a day later in Charlotte and brought back to Cabarrus County.

Franklin was facing charges on heroin and cocaine-related charges.