NEW BERN, CRAVEN COUNTY -

A New Bern man is headed back to jail, convicted on several charges including removing his satellite-based monitoring device.

Maurice Lewis, 45, of New Bern, was originally convicted with rape in 2004. 

Prosecutors said he removed his device and had been on the run for several months after his probation officer tried to arrest him.

Lewis was sentenced to 6 to 8 years in prison.