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Suspect Wanted After Vehicle Chase, Manhunt

An officer with the Asheboro Police department stand of the toolbox of a pickup truck with binoculars as the watches for the suspects vehicle in a clearing between two wooded areas. (Scott Pelkey / Acme News)

ASHEBORO NC – The day after a vehicle chase and manhunt the Randolph County Sherriff’s Office is looking for the suspect who was able to evade the police.
According to an press release by the Sherriff’s Office on April 20th, 2021, the deputies responded to W Main St., in Franklinville NC, after receiving a 911 hang-up. When the deputy arrived he saw a dark blue SUV leaving the driveway. The Deputy stepped out of his car to try and talk to the two men in the SUV but the SUV took off through the grass. The deputy got back in his car and managed to catch up to the vehicle on NC Highway 22N. The deputy tried to pull the the vehicle over but the driver instead fled leading police in a vehicle chase. When the SUV reached Henley Country Rd. the driver went off the road onto a dirt trail that the Deputy was not able to follow down. Police from the Sheriff’s Office, and Asheboro Police Department, setup a perimeter on Highway 64, Henley Country Rd, and Old Cedar Falls Rd. After searching for around an hour police were unable to locate the vehicle.

Jeffrey Dale Hogan
Jeffrey Dale Hogan

The press release says that deputies investigating the incident located the owner of the vehicle who told them she had let Jeffrey Dale Hogan use the SUV. The Sheriff’s Office was able to obtain warrants for Hogan for Felony Flee to Elude Arrest with Motor Vehicle, two counts Speeding, Driving While License Revoked, two counts Fail to Stop at a Stop Sign, Drive Left of Center, Reckless Driving to Endanger, and Failure to Wear a Seat Belt. Hogan also has additional outstanding Orders and Warrants for Arrest for the Violation of Electronic House Arrest and Probation Violation.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Hogan is urged to contact the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office at 336-318-6699, 911 Communications, or Crime Stoppers if they wish to remain anonymous

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