Tuesday, July 16

Man Found Unconscious in Sophia Driveway Charged for Driving There in Stolen Car

ASHEBORO N.C. – A man found unconscious and laying in a driveway is facing charges after police say he drove there in a stolen vehicle.

On January 13th, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home on Mill Race Ct., in Sophia, after receiving a call about a possible overdose. The caller reported a male subject was unconscious in the driveway of the residence.

When Deputies arrived, they say they located Robert Crumpton, unconscious and lying in the driveway. Deputies cleared the scene for Randolph County EMS who responded to the scene to render aid.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, Deputies discovered that the vehicle Crumpton arrived at the residence had been reported stolen. It was seized and inventoried for return to the victim. Following an evaluation by Randolph County EMS, Crumpton was arrested and transported to the Randolph County Detention Center where the magistrate found probable cause for a charge of felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle.

He was issued a $5,000 secured bond and a first appearance was set for March 23, 2023, in Randolph County District Court.

Robert Crumpton

  • Felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle