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Sheriff’s Office Seeks Suspect in Asheboro Hit and Run [UPDATED]

Lashanda Kay Schwarcbher / Lashonda Kay Hicks (Photo provided by RCSO)

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ASHEBORO N.C. – The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help locating a suspect facing felony charges in connection with a hit and run accident early this morning in Asheboro.

According to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office, just after 4 a.m. on February 16th, 2024, deputies responded to Oakland Ave., Asheboro, for a reported hit-and-run involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.

The male victim was located unresponsive on the ground and the driver of the vehicle had fled the area.

EMS responded and the victim was airlifted to an area hospital. As of the time of publication, his current condition is unknown.

Following the initial investigation, the Sheriff’s charges sought charges against Lashanda Kay Schwarcbher, who also goes by Lashanda (Lashonda) Kay Hicks, for felony Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury and the magistrate issued a warrant for her arrest.

Anyone with any information on her whereabouts is asked to contact 9-1-1, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office at 336-318-6698, or to remain anonymous, you can call the Randolph County Crime Stoppers tip line at 336-672-7463. Both the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office (Randolph Sheriff NC) and Randolph County -Crime Stoppers (P3Tips) have apps where tips may also be submitted.

The Sheriff’s Office says the investigation is ongoing and additional charges may be forthcoming.


UPADTE – 2/18/24 3 P.M. – The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office says on February 17th, 2024, Lashanda Kay Schwarcbher, was arrested by the Criminal Apprehension Team on Robbin Lane, New London, NC. 

She was transported to the Randolph County Detention Center, where she was served her outstanding warrant for assualt with a deadly weapon with intent to kill or inflict serious injury. Bond was denied pending a first appearance was set for February 19, 2024, in Randolph County District Court.

The victim, identified by the Sheriff’s Office as 45-year-old, Billy Glenn Medford, Jr., succumbed to his injuries on Saturday Feb 17th, 2024.

This investigation is ongoing and additional charges may be forthcoming. 

Lashanda Kay Schwarcbher

  • AWDW SERIOUS INJURY

No Bond