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Sheriff’s Office charges man charged with indecent liberties

Hugo Ruiz Mendez

ASHEBORO — Following a tip and investigation the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office charged a suspect with a sex offense involving a minor.

According to a press release, on February 8th, 2024, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office said they received a report of a possible sex offense involving a minor.

Following an investigation of the allegations, Criminal Investigation Detectives sought charges against Hugo Ruiz Mendez for felony indecent liberties with a child.

On April 23, 2024, Mendez was located, arrested, and transported to the Randolph County Detention Center, where he was served the warrant.

The magistrate issued a $15,000 secured bond and a first appearance was set for April 24, 2024, in Randolph County District Court.