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Search Warrant at Asheboro Apartment Finds Drugs & Gun, Two Arrested

Search Warrant at Asheboro Apartment Finds Drugs & Gun, Two Arrested

Crime
Sunset Place Apartments in Asheboro (Stock Photo) [Scott Pelkey | RNN/ North State Journal] ASHEBORO N.C. - Asheboro Police served a search warrant at an apartment complex this month that led to them locating drugs, a gun, and landed two people in jail. According to a police report on February 15th, 2023, officers with the department's VICE & Narcotics unit and the Special Enforcment Team conducted a search warrant for apartment 205 at the Sunset Place Apartments. Police say they seized 13.1 grams of cocaine and an MP-25 handgun during the search. As a result of that warrant, Jeffrey Price was taken to the Randolph County Jail where he was charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine, maintaining a vehicle/dwelling/place for controlled substance, felony poss...
December Search Warrants Lead to Arrest and Seize Drugs in Randolph County

December Search Warrants Lead to Arrest and Seize Drugs in Randolph County

Crime
An officer with Asheboro Police Dept's Community Response Team examines a white power substance found in a vehicle they were searching on a traffic stop. (Stock Photo - Scott Pelkey / Acme News) ASHEBORO N.C. - Two search warrants led to three arrests and the seizing of a large amount of illegal drugs and cash last month across Randolph County last month. Randolph County Sheriff's Office (Parinna Drive, Trinity) According to a press release from the Sheriff's Office, on December 14th, 2022, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Vice and Narcotics Division searched a residence located at 5631 Parinna Drive in Trinity. During that search, detectives say they located and seized Fentanyl, Methamphetamine and Marijuana. As a result, charges were drawn on Victoria Elaine Bai...
Five Recent Search Warrants in Randolph County Result To Multiple Arrests

Five Recent Search Warrants in Randolph County Result To Multiple Arrests

Crime
mehaniq41 / Adobe Stock ASHEBORO N.C. - Five recent search warrants over the last month and a half have led to multiple people being arrested on various drug charges and warrants. Three of the search warrants were conducted by the Asheboro Police Departments' VICE & Narcotics team with the help of the department's Special Enforcement Team and one warrant was conducted by the Randolph County Sheriff's Office, and another by both the Randolph & Chatham County Sheriff's Office. On February 9th 2022, The Asheboro Police Department VICE/Narcotics Unit and Special Enforcement Team executed a search warrant at a home on Oakmont Dr as well as on Anna Michelle Hughes. A police report says that when executing the warrant officers detained multiple individuals. Police say they seiz...
Motel 6 – 2 Deaths & Over 240 911 Calls And Counting

Motel 6 – 2 Deaths & Over 240 911 Calls And Counting

Investigative
Motel 6 in Asheboro (Randolph News Now) ASHEBORO NC - Hopes were high in 2019 when the property at 827 Albemarle Rd in Asheboro was purchased by Asheboro Hospitality 6 LLC for $2.3 million and renovations began to turn the location into a new Motel 6 chain. “We were excited when the property was rehabbed after so many years of sitting empty,” said Asheboro Mayor David Smith. Several years later the Motel 6 location has become a physical embodiment of the drug and crime problem that has plagued Randolph County.  Our investigation began on Friday, August 25th, 2021, when just after 11 AM, police, fire, and EMS crews were called to the motel for a report of a cardiac arrest. The patient, found in a room at the motel, was pronounced dead on scene. The Asheboro Police Department ...
Vice/Narcotics Investigations Lead To Two Arrests

Vice/Narcotics Investigations Lead To Two Arrests

Crime
ASHEBORO NC - The Sherriff's Office's Vice/Narcotics division executed two search warrants last week leading to two arrests. According to the Randolph County Sherriff's Office, on June 17, 2021, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Vice/Narcotics Unit, along with the Urban Criminal Interdiction Team, concluded an investigation related to the distribution of Heroin in the Sophia / Randleman area. That investigation led to deputies conducting a traffic stop on a vehicle being driven by Alfredo Antonio Palacios, Jr. near Pineview St. in Asheboro, as well as a search warrant being executed on Palacios residence located on Old Marlboro Rd. in Sophia. In Palacios vehicle, the Sherriff's office says they found a Trafficking amount of Heroin along with paraphernalia and US Currency, and in ...

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Leaves 2 In Federal Custody

Crime
ASHEBORO NC - A multi-agency drug bust led to a Randleman home being searched ending with two individuals in federal custody. According to a press release by the Randolph County Sherriff's Office, deputies with the Vice and Narcotics Division assisted by the Winston Salem Police Department, Asheboro Police Department, Randleman Police Department, NC State Bureau of Investigation and US Drug Enforcement Administration concluded an investigation related to the distribution of Methamphetamine in the Randleman area. On March 16th, 2021, Detectives executed a search warrant at a residence on Sunset Drive in Randleman where they say they seized approximately 2.5 pounds of Fentanyl, 10.3 pounds of Methamphetamine, 12,601 dosage units (9.2 pounds) of Amphetamine, 52,152 dosage units (28.7 ...

Liberty Man Arrested On Trafficking Charges

Crime
ASHEBORO NC - A Liberty man was arrested in a parking lot in Staley on drug trafficking charges. That's according to a press release by the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office. They say on March 10th, 2021, the departments Vice and Narcotics Division concluded an investigation related to the distribution of Cocaine in the Liberty / Staley area. Detectives executed a search warrant at an address in Liberty. A search warrant was also executed on a vehicle that was parked at a business in Staley. During the search, detectives say they located and seized a trafficking amount of Cocaine, items of drug paraphernalia, and US Currency. In total during the investigation the Sheriff's office says they seized approximately 296 grams (2/3 pounds) of cocaine. Edward Junior Spinks According to co...