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Man Arrested For Breaking & Entering (Caught On Camera)

Credit Terry Duncan (Facebook)

ASHEBORO N.C. – A man was arrested after being caught breaking and entering into a garage in Sophia and the homeowner got photos of the arrest.

On May 21, 2022, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to Hillsdale Park Drive, in Sophia, after getting a call about a breaking and entering in progress. The caller told 911 a male subject, who arrived on a moped, was inside the garage.

When deputies arrived they saw the suspect attempting to start the moped. The Sheriff’s Office says when they approached the suspect he refused to obey verbal commands and attempted to drive away on the moped. The subject was apprehended and taken into custody and the stolen items were recovered.

The Sheriff’s Office identified the suspect as Jimmy Everette Hughes. During the arrest Hughes made threatening comments to the victims. One of which posted several photos of the encounter on Facebook.

Terry Duncan – Facebook

Hughes was transported to the Randolph County Jail where he also allegedly threatened officers. He was charged with multiple felonies and issued a $40,000 secured bond and a first appearance was set for May 23, 2022, in Randolph County District Court.

Jimmy Everette Hughes

  • Felony breaking and or entering
  • Felony larceny after breaking or entering
  • Felony possession of stolen goods
  • Misdemeanor assault and battery
  • Second degree trespassing
  • Misdemeanor communicating threats (2 Counts)
  • Misdemeanor resisting public officer

$40,000 secured bond