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Suspect in Stolen Vehicle Tries to Flee, Crashes into Truck

Suspect in Stolen Vehicle Tries to Flee, Crashes into Truck

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - A suspect allegedly driving a stolen vehicle tried to flee from police earlier this week but ended up crashing into a truck and being arrested. On August 29th, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to assist the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, who were tracking a vehicle reported stolen out of Lexington that had entered Randolph County. Randolph County deputies located the vehicle in the area of Meadowbrook Rd. and Kennedy Farm Rd. and attempted to pull over the driver. According to a press release, the driver of the vehicle refused to stop, and a chase ensued onto Hoover Hill Rd. While on Hoover Hill Rd., deputies observed a trash truck stationary in the roadway, and a white flatbed truck leaving a driveway. The driver of the stolen vehicle att...
RCSO: Man Arrested After Shooting at Home and Leading Police High-Speed Chase

RCSO: Man Arrested After Shooting at Home and Leading Police High-Speed Chase

Crime
TRINITY N.C. - A man who fired a gun at a residence after an argument and then lead police on a high-speed pursuit was arrested over the weekend according to the Randolph County Sheriff's Office. On July 23, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to Thayer Rd., Trinity, in reference to an armed person who had fired a gun at a residence following an altercation. While deputies were responding, the caller told 9-1-1 the suspect had left and returned. When the deputies arrived, they say they were able to hear voices on the front porch of the residence and as they approached, they heard a passenger car drive off at a high rate of speed south on Thayer Rd. The victims identified the driver of the vehicle that sped off as the same person who had fired at the reside...
Fleeing Suspect Strikes Patrol Car During Chase says Sheriff’s Office

Fleeing Suspect Strikes Patrol Car During Chase says Sheriff’s Office

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - A suspect is in the Randolph County Jail today awaiting court on several warrants, drug, and traffic charges related to a vehicle pursuit last week. According to a press release from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, on May 11th, 2023, deputies attempted to pull over a vehicle on Pisgah Covered Bridge Rd., in Asheboro. The driver refused to stop and instead accelerated away, beginning a vehicle pursuit with police. During that pursuit, a deputy was successful in getting the vehicle to stop using a "forced vehicle maneuver" designed to break the vehicle's traction, on their second attempt. According to the Sheriff's Office, "as the deputy was exiting the vehicle, the motorist accelerated towards him striking the patrol car, and again fleeing apprehension." On...
Asheboro Police Chase Vehicle Break-In Suspects to Greensboro

Asheboro Police Chase Vehicle Break-In Suspects to Greensboro

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Asheboro Police Officers were involved in a vehicle pursuit after trying to pull over a suspect they believe was connected to several vehicle break-ins at a local apartment complex last week. According to information from the Asheboro Police Department, officers were notified of several 911 calls reporting at least five vehicles broken into at Summers Run Apartments. Police say they were able to determine the suspect's vehicle. That vehicle, which had been reported stolen out of Greensboro, was spotted and sped away when officers attempted to pull it over on a traffic stop. Reporting from Fox 8 WGHP says that during the chase, speeds reached in excess of 100 mph. Officers chased the vehicle to Greensboro where the pursuit was terminated by a supervisor after ...
Missing Juvenile With Gun Arrested In Asheboro After Running From Police

Missing Juvenile With Gun Arrested In Asheboro After Running From Police

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Earlier this week officers with the Asheboro Police Department responding to a call about an armed person ended up chasing a juvenile who was reported missing who was carrying a gun. On July 24th 2022, officer were dispatched to Martin Luther King Jr Dr in Asheboro after 911 received a call about an armed juvenile suspect in the area. When officers arrived they located a male juvenile suspect, who due to their age remains unnamed, in front of Harrison St. According to a police report, when the responding officer saw the suspect they were aware they had been reported missing. When the officer attempted to detain the juvenile suspect they say he jerked away from them revealing a handgun in his waistband before fleeing on foot. Another responding officer saw the susp...
What Led To Chase & Crash On 64 Bypass [Video Investigation]

What Led To Chase & Crash On 64 Bypass [Video Investigation]

Investigative
https://youtu.be/ovejs2srRkc By: Scott Pelkey ASHEBORO N.C. (ACME NEWS) — On December 2nd 2021 a vehicle chase ended in a fiery head on crash on the new 64 Bypass that sent 3 people to the hospital. Acme News gathered 911 radio traffic, dispatch notes, police and crash reports, ans poke with witnesses and experts to create a min by min breakdown of the events that led up to that crash. Timeline Dec 1st 2021 (Time Unknown) - According to a police report from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, A blue Mazda was stolen from a home on Davis Country Rd. Dec 2nd 2021 2:00 p.m. - the Criminal Apprehension Team with the Randolph County Sheriff’s office is conducting surveillance on a wanted suspect on 64 West. That suspect Larry Land was driving the same Blue Mazda stolen t...
Suspect Arrested In Asheboro Burglary In Progress

Suspect Arrested In Asheboro Burglary In Progress

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. — Following a call about a burglary in progress police managed to arrest one suspect, are still looking for a second, and recovered almost a pound and a half of marijuana, leading to a puzzling question. According to the Asheboro Police Department on Dec 7th 2021, Officer Auman was dispatched to the Park Place II Apartments on South Church Street in reference to a burglary in progress. A police report says that when he arrived he saw two males at the top of the stairway in front of apartment in question and when the suspects saw Officer Auman they ran down the stairs and began to flee towards the back of the building. Officer Auman began to chase one of the individuals, who was carrying a black bag. After a short foot chase that individual was taken into custody. Assistan...
Fiery Crash During Police Chase Shuts Down 64 Bypass

Fiery Crash During Police Chase Shuts Down 64 Bypass

Breaking News
ASHEBORO N.C. (ACME NEWS) - A suspect trying to flee from police was involved in a fiery head on crash that shut down the westbound lanes of the 64 Bypass this afternoon. In an email the Randolph County Sheriff's Office says that the Criminal Apprehension Team was conducting surveillance on a wanted subject and attempted to pull them over on the Hwy 64 Bypass in Asheboro. That's when police say the suspect refused to stop and a chase ensued. In the area of the ramp for the Zoo Connector, police say the suspect left the roadway and made a U-turn and began driving the wrong direction in the west bound lane. Shortly after that the suspect crashed head on with another vehicle. That crash trapped the passenger of the suspect vehicle. Fire, EMS and Carolina Air Ca...