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High Point Man Arrested After Vehicle Chase

ASHEBORO N.C. – A High Point Man is facing multiple charges after fleeing from police. 

According to a press release by the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, on May 3, 2021, a Deputy tried to pull a vehicle over on S. Main Street in Archdale. The driver, who was later identified as Evan Dale Parrish, keep driving and police began a pursuit. When Parrish approached the intersection of N. Main St. and NC Highway 62, he attempted to make a left turn onto Trindale Road, lost control of his vehicle, and collided with several vehicles in the Southbound lanes. Once Parrish regained control he continued to travel north on Main Street towards High Point. While still in motion Parrish opened the driver’s door of the car, “exited the vehicle”, and fled on foot. After a brief foot pursuit, Parrish was taken into custody.

EMS and a Deputy transported Parrish to the hospital for evaluation from the accident. Once Parrish was medically cleared, he was transported to the Randolph County Detention Center 

Evan Dale Parrish

  • Felony Flee to Elude Arrest with a Motor Vehicle
  • Misdemeanor Resisting Public Officer 
  • Failure to Stop at Steady Red Light 
  • Failure to Heed to Lights/Siren  

$25,000 secured bond

Parrish was given a $25,000 secured bond and a court date was set for May 4, 2021, in Randolph County District Court. Parrish was also charged by Archdale Police Department with additional charges related to the accident and was served with a warrant for arrest out of Guilford County with an additional $1,000 secured bond and a court date in Guilford of May 10, 2021.  

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