ASHEBORO N.C. – A driver was arrested after he almost hit a deputy head on while passing in a no passing zone then led police on a high speed chase last week.
According to a press release, on February 5th 2022, a Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Deputy was traveling US 64 West when they were almost struck head on after a driver passed another vehicle in a no passing zone.
The deputy flipped around and attempted pull over the driver who refused to stop and led police on a high speed vehicle chase. That chase ended when the driver made a turn on to Carriage Way, a dead-end road.
The Sheriff’s Office identified the driver as Toby Scott Randall England, who was placed under arrest for fleeing to elude. Deputies say they observed evidence indicative of impaired driving and called the NC Highway Patrol to assist in the investigation.
England was transported to the Randolph County Jail where the magistrate found probable cause for charges of Felony Flee to elude Arrest with a Motor Vehicle, Felony Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Government Official, Reckless Driving to Endanger, and Driving Left of Center. England was issued a $25,000 secured bond and a first appearance was set for February 7, 2022, in Randolph County District Court.
NC Highway Patrol also charged England with Driving While Impaired.
Toby Scott Randall England
- Felony Flee to elude Arrest with a Motor Vehicle
- Felony Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Government Official
- Reckless Driving to Endanger
- Driving Left of Center
$25,000 Secured Bond