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Missing Man Arrested After Assaulting Paramedic

ASHEBORO NC – – A paramedic had to be taken to the hospital for evaluation after being assaulted by a missing person Wednesday.

According to a press release by the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, on March 10th, 2021, deputies were called to the area of Robbins Country Rd. in Trinity to check on someone.
They located a man sitting on the front porch of the residence who was police say was apparently impaired by an unknown substance and unable to provide his name. Randolph County EMS responded to evaluate the subject. While EMS was providing medical care, the police say that the male subject assaulted a paramedic.

The subject was arrested for Felony Assault on Emergency Personnel. He was transported to the Randolph County Jail where he was identified as Quentin Jaymes Holton. Deputies discovered that Holton had been reported missing through Archdale Police Department. Holton was charged with Felony Assault on Emergency Personnel causing Physical Injury and Misdemeanor Resist/Delay/Obstruct Public Officer. He was given a $5,000 secure bond and a first appearance court date set for March 11, 2021, in Randolph County District Court.