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Three Charged After Violent Home Invasion/Robbery in Randleman

ASHEBORO N.C. – Three people were recently charged in connection with a violent home invasion and robbery in Randleman that took place earlier this year.

According to the the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, on February 13th, 2022, they responded to a reported home invasion, robbery and assault on WOW Rd., in Randleman. The victim told police two males entered the home, held her down, and sprayed her with pepper spray. Another victim, a male reported that woke up to a male suspect standing over him, before he was also assaulted. The suspects stole items from the home and fled the scene in a white truck.

The Sheriff’s Offices’ Criminal Investigation Division conducted an investigation which led them to take out warrants against Christopher Matthew Lowery, Robert Christopher Passmore and Kristian Hope Staley for two counts first degree kidnapping, first degree burglary and robbery with dangerous weapon.

On June 13, 2022, the Randolph County Criminal Apprehension Team apprehended Lowery on Erect Rd., Bennett. He was arrested and transported to the Randolph County Jail and served the warrants along with two outstanding orders for arrest for failure to appear.

Lowery was given a secured bond of $52,000 and a first appearance was set for June 14, 2022, in Randolph County District Court. Also on June 13th, 2022, Passmore, who was already in jail on other charges, was served his outstanding warrants. Kristina Hope Staley is currently serving time in NCCI in Raleigh and will be served the outstanding warrants.