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‘Riddin-Dirty’ – Suspects Arrested After Failed Larceny Thwarted When Stolen Vehicle Gets Stuck In Mud

ASHEBORO N.C. – Police say they arrested two people who are now facing felony charges after their attempt to flee from a failed larceny was thwarted when their stolen vehicle got stuck in the mud.

On February 18, 2022,The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to a larceny at a business on Hwy 64 E. According to the press release from Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, police were informed that two people were attempting to steal from a business but were stopped and then proceeded to flee from the scene. A nearby officer, who was responding to a suspicious person’s call around the same time and near the location of the larceny, spotted the two people standing beside a white tanker truck that was stuck in the mud. Police stated the two individuals matched the description from the failed larceny and that the tanker truck they were found with had been stolen from Davidson County.

Police identified the two suspects as Kevin Cook and Amanda Hughart, who were both arrested and taken to the Randolph County Jail where they were charged with felony possession of a motor vehicle. Cook and Hughart were scheduled to have their first appearance in Randolph County District Court on February 18, 2022.

Amanda Renea Hughart

Amanda Renea Hughart

Kevin Daniel Cook

Kevin Daniel Cook