Tuesday, June 18

Suspect Arrested for Sex Crimes in Randolph County

ASHEBORO N.C. – The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office has a arrested a male and charged him with sex crimes involving a minor.

According to a press release, on May 28th, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a sex offense involving a minor.

Following an investigation by the Criminal Investigations Division, charges were sought against Jonathan Linden Brown for three counts felony indecent liberties with a child, two counts felony statutory sex offense with child <=15, and felony statutory rape of a child under 15 years old.

The magistrate found probable cause and issued a warrant.

On July 12, 2023, Brown was taken into custody at the Randolph County Detention Center, where he was served the warrant for arrest. He was issued a $500,000 secured bond and his first appearance was set for July 13, 2023, in Randolph County District Court.

Jonathan Linden Brown

  • Felony indecent liberties with a child (x3)
  • Felony statutory sex offense with child <=15 (x2)
  • Felony statutory rape of a child under 15 years old

$500,000 secured bond