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Sheriff’s Office Investigates Theft Ring of Catalytic Converters & Copper, Announces Arrests

Sheriff’s Office Investigates Theft Ring of Catalytic Converters & Copper, Announces Arrests

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Four individuals are facing a total of 69 felony charges following an investigation into a theft-ring stealing catalytic converters and copper in northwestern Randolph County. After being rescheduled from earlier this month, the Randolph County Sheriff's Office held a press conference on April 1st 2022, where they revealed they had been involved in a multi-week investigation into what they called a "theft-ring" operating in the Trinity, Archdale, Thomasville, and High Point areas. That investigation led to the arrest of four men who combined are now facing almost 70 felonies. LIVE: Press Conference on catalytic converter thefts and impact. Commissioner of Insurance Mike Causey joins @RandolphCountyNCSheriffsOffice and State Sen. Dave Craven in Asheboro, NC. #ca...
Three Arrested For Catalytic Converter Thefts

Three Arrested For Catalytic Converter Thefts

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Three people were arrested last Wednesday in connection with the theft of catalytic converters in Asheboro. According to the Randolph County Sherriff's Office on June 16, 2021, deputies responded to Old Cox Rd., Asheboro, after receiving a call about a burglary. The victim said someone had attempted to cut the catalytic converter from his vehicle and was able to describe several suspicious vehicles seen in the area. While the deputies were on taking the report, a vehicle matching the description was seen passing by. A deputy was able to catch up with the vehicle and pull it over. A found a power saw, handsaws, various tools, and a catalytic converter. In a second lucky break, while searching the vehicle, Randolph County 911 reported that another larceny of a catalytic c...