Wednesday, May 29

Man Banging on Doors of Closed Business Arrested on Drug Charges

ASHEBORO N.C. – A man who had the police called on him for banging on the doors of a closed business asked police for a ride and was arrested when police say they located drugs on him.

On June 18th, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to Spanish Ln., in Asheboro, after a caller reported a male was banging on the doors of the business even though it was after hours, and they were closed.

Deputies didn’t locate the male on the property but canvassed the area for the suspect, locating him on US Hwy 220 S. sitting on the ground.

The Sheriff’s Office identified the suspect as Ronny Lee Jenkins, Jr. According to a press release Jenkins asked for a ride from the deputy and during a consensual search, deputies say they located cocaine, heroin, schedule III-controlled substance, and paraphernalia in his possession.

He was placed under arrest and transported to the Randolph County Detention Center, where the magistrate found probable cause for several drug charges. He was issued a $1,500 secured bond and his first appearance was set for June 19, 2023, in Randolph County District Court.

Ronny Lee Jenkins, Jr.

  • Felony possession of heroin
  • Felony possession of cocaine
  • Misdemeanor possession of schedule III-controlled substance
  • Misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia