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Joint Vice/Narcotics Investigation Leads To Two Arrests

ASHEBORO NC – A joint investigation between the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office and the Asheboro Police Department has landed two people in jail on felony drug trafficking charges.

In a press release, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office says their Vice/Narcotics Unit and the Asheboro Police Departments Criminal Interdiction Team conducted a joint investigation into the distribution of Methamphetamine in the Asheboro area.

On August 3rd that investigation led to a traffic stop of a car driven by Crystal Lilly Chiappini and Matthew Charles Chiappini, on I-73 in Randleman. Police say a search of the vehicle resulted in officers finding and seizing a trafficking amount of Methamphetamine.

A search warrant was obtained and executed on their residence on Arrow Wood Rd. in Asheboro. Police say they found Methamphetamine and Cocaine, along with a stolen firearm and drug paraphernalia.

Crystal and Matthew Chiappini were both transported to the Randolph County jail where the magistrate found probable cause multiple charges for the two.

Crystal Lilly Chiappini

  • Felony Trafficking in Methamphetamine (2 Counts)
  • Felony Possession of Methamphetamine
  • Felony Possession of Cocaine
  • Misdemeanor Simple Possess Schedule VI
  • Misdemeanor Possess Drug Paraphernalia

$15,000.00 Secured Bond

Matthew Charles Chiappini

  • Felony Possess Stolen Firearm
  • Felony Possess Methamphetamine
  • Felony Possession of Cocaine
  • Misdemeanor Simple Possess Schedule VI
  • Misdemeanor Possess Drug Paraphernalia

$5,000.00 Secured Bond