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Man Arrested For Knapping, Child Abuse, Assault

ASHEBORO NC – A local man has been arrested and charged with multiple felonies for kidnapping, child abuse and assault.

According to a press release by the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office on September 30,th 2021, deputies responded to a report of Assault and Kidnapping that occurred on Pleasant Ridge Rd. in Ramseur. The Sheriff’s Office says their investigation, into that incident led to the Deputy obtaining warrants on Travis Lane Parsons for Felony First Degree Kidnapping, Misdemeanor Assault on a Female, and Misdemeanor Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

On October 4, 2021, Parsons was located by the Sheriff’s Office Criminal Apprehension Team, arrested and transported to the Randolph County Jail where was served with the Warrants. Bond was denied due to charges being domestic related. A first appearance was set for October 5, 2021, in Randolph County District Court.

The Sheriff’s Office says that Parsons was served with additional warrants on October 5th, 2021, for Felony Intentional Child Abuse Causing Serious Bodily Injury, Felony Intentional Child Abuse Causing Serious Physical Injury and Felony Second Degree Kidnapping. Those charges came as a result of a joint investigation by the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, Criminal Investigations Division and Randolph County DSS Child Protective Services that began on August 1st, 2021, after both agencies received a report of child abuse. Parsons was served the additional Warrants while still in custody at the Randolph County Jail. With those additional charges Parsons was issued a $500,000 secured bond plus Electronic House Arrest (EHA) if released. A first appearance was set for October 7, 2021, for those charges.

Travis Lane Parsons

  • Felony First Degree Kidnapping
  • Misdemeanor Assault on a Female
  • Misdemeanor Assault with a Deadly Weapon
  • Felony Intentional Child Abuse Causing Serious Bodily Injury
  • Felony Intentional Child Abuse Causing Serious Physical Injury
  • Felony Second Degree Kidnapping