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Arrested Man Charged with Larceny for Stealing Cuffs from Patrol Car, says RCSO

Arrested Man Charged with Larceny for Stealing Cuffs from Patrol Car, says RCSO

Crime
RANDLEMAN N.C. - A man who was arrested on an outstanding warrant received an additional larceny charge after deputies say he stole a pair of cuffs from the patrol car he was being held in. On October 20th, 2023, a deputy with the Randolph County Sheriff's Office responded to Camellia Ln., in Randleman, for a report of an assault. According to a press release from the Sheriff's Office, the responding deputy met with the caller, Jeffrey Corum, and discovered he had an outstanding warrant for felony charges. Corum was escorted to the location of the assault in the patrol vehicle and asked to stay in the car while the deputy spoke to the parties involved. After speaking to everyone to determine what had occurred, the deputy advised Corum he was under arrest for the outstanding warr...
Driver & Passenger Asleep at Intersection – Drugs, Alcohol, Gun Located, Says RCSO

Driver & Passenger Asleep at Intersection – Drugs, Alcohol, Gun Located, Says RCSO

Crime
TRINITY N.C. - A driver is facing felony drug charges and misdemeanor DUI and gun charges after police say they found him and his passenger asleep at an intersection in a running vehicle. On October 20th, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff's Office responded to the intersection of NC Hwy 62 and Surrett Dr., in Trinity, for a welfare check on a vehicle stopped at an intersection with the driver slumped over at the wheel. According to a press release from the Sheriff's Office, when the deputy approached the vehicle they smelled the "strong odor of marijuana and alcohol emitting from the vehicle and an open bottle of alcohol was observed in the backseat of the vehicle." Police say the vehicle was still running, in drive, with the driver’s foot on the brake pedal. Deputies made seve...
September Grand Jury Returns Indictments for Two Suspects

September Grand Jury Returns Indictments for Two Suspects

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - The September session of the Randolph County Grand Jury returned indictments for two individuals, one for a sex crime, and the other for drug charges. Lauren Elizabeth Fulk Frank Felony - Possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver methamphetamine (x2 counts) Felony - Maintain vehicle/dwelling/place for controlled substance (x2 counts) Felony - Manufacture/sell/deliver/possess controlled substance w/in 1,000 ft of school $30,000 secured bond Lauren Elizabeth Fulk Frank was indicted on several felony drug charges related to an investigation conducted by the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Unit. She was served on September 20, 2023, and received a $30,000 secured bond. A court date is set for September 25, 2023, in Ra...
Sheriff’s Office Seizes 44 Pounds of Cocaine from Traffic Stop

Sheriff’s Office Seizes 44 Pounds of Cocaine from Traffic Stop

Crime
Top view of cocaine package and knife with white powder. (Stock Photo) [littlewolf1989/Adobe Stock] TRINITY N.C. - The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office says their Criminal Interdiction Team located and seized forty-four pounds of cocaine during a traffic stop over the weekend. On August 20th, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Interdiction Team conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 85 north near mile marker 109, in Trinity. During that stop, officers say they located approximately forty-four pounds of cocaine in the "trunk area" of the vehicle. The driver, identified by the Sheriff's Office as 60-year-old Antonio Argentine Shaw from Virginia, was arrested and has been charged with two counts of Felony Trafficking in Cocaine. Shaw is currently being hel...
K9 Locates Wanted Suspect Who Fled in Crawlspace of Home

K9 Locates Wanted Suspect Who Fled in Crawlspace of Home

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Charges are stacking up against a suspect with several active warrants who fled on foot from deputies and was located hiding in a crawlspace by a police K9. According to a press release, on July 13th, 2023, a Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Detective in the area of Erect Rd., Seagrove, observed a male subject acting suspicious. Upon the detective pulling into the driveway of the residence the male fled on foot. The detective was advised that the male was James Henry Bolton-McKee, who had active warrants for his arrest. The Sheriff's Office called in K9 Sarge and his handler responded and Bolton-McKee was located hiding in the crawl space of the residence.  Bolton-McKee was taken into custody on outstanding warrants out of Randolph, Chath...
Randleman Search Warrant Locates Drugs, Stolen Firearm – One Arrested

Randleman Search Warrant Locates Drugs, Stolen Firearm – One Arrested

Crime
RANDLEMAN N.C. - A search warrant in Randleman located heroin, cash, and a stolen firearm and led to the arrest of one person who is now facing felony drug and gun charges. On July 7th, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Vice and Narcotics Unit, assisted by the Criminal Interdiction Team and Randleman Police Department, concluded an investigation relating to the distribution of narcotics in Randolph County. That investigation led to police obtaining a search warrant for a home on E. Naomi Street in Randleman. Detectives say in that home, they located and seized a trafficking amount of Heroin, US Currency, and a firearm which had been reported stolen. As a result, Nicholas Cornell Chavis was arrested and taken to the Randolph County Jail where the magistrate found probab...
Search Warrant at Asheboro Apartment finds Drugs, One Arrested

Search Warrant at Asheboro Apartment finds Drugs, One Arrested

Crime
Summers Run Apartments - Archive Photo / PJ WARD-BROWN/NORTH STATE JOURNAL ASHEBORO N.C. - The Asheboro Police Department's VICE/Narcotics unit served a search warrant at an Asheboro apartment complex late last month that located a large amount of drugs and led to the arrest of a suspect. According to a police report from the department, on June 28th, 2023, the VICE/Narcotics along with members of the Special Enforcment Team executed a search warrant at Summer Run apartments located at 2159 N. Fayetteville St. That search led to police seizing 145 grams of cocaine, US Currency, and drug paraphernalia. Police say they arrested Tevin Maurice Gray and charged him with multiple drug related charges. As of the time of this article Gray remains confined at the Randolph County Jail...
Man Banging on Doors of Closed Business Arrested on Drug Charges

Man Banging on Doors of Closed Business Arrested on Drug Charges

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ASHEBORO N.C. - A man who had the police called on him for banging on the doors of a closed business asked police for a ride and was arrested when police say they located drugs on him. On June 18th, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to Spanish Ln., in Asheboro, after a caller reported a male was banging on the doors of the business even though it was after hours, and they were closed. Deputies didn’t locate the male on the property but canvassed the area for the suspect, locating him on US Hwy 220 S. sitting on the ground. The Sheriff's Office identified the suspect as Ronny Lee Jenkins, Jr. According to a press release Jenkins asked for a ride from the deputy and during a consensual search, deputies say they located cocaine, heroin, schedule III-controlled s...
Two Search Warrants Lead to Arrest of Three

Two Search Warrants Lead to Arrest of Three

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - The Randolph County Sheriff's Office executed two search warrants in connection with drug trafficking in the county, leading to the arrest of three individuals. On April 25, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Vice and Narcotics Division searched a residence located on Shaw St. in Randleman. During the search, Detectives located and seized a trafficking amount of methamphetamine and items of drug paraphernalia. As a result, a warrant for arrest was sought on Jordan Lamar Coble for felony trafficking in methamphetamine, felony maintaining a vehicle/dwelling/place for controlled substance and misdemeanor possess drug paraphernalia. On May 8, 2023, Jordan Coble was apprehended by the Randleman Police Department and transported to the Randolph County Detention C...
Traffic Stop by Asheboro Police Leads to Trafficking Charges

Traffic Stop by Asheboro Police Leads to Trafficking Charges

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - A traffic stop by the Asheboro Police Department's Special Enforcment Team (SET), lead to the arrest of an Asheboro man on drug trafficking charges last week. On Thursday May 4th, 2023, Officers with the Asheboro Police Department's Special Enforcement Team (SET) along with officers from the Vice/ Narcotics division initiated a traffic stop of a wanted suspect near the intersection of S Cox St and E Salisbury St. According to a police report from the department, as a result of that traffic stop Mr. Timothy Fore was arrested on an outstanding warrant for allowing an unlicensed driver, aid and abet, and driving with license revoked. In addition to the outstanding warrants, Fore was charged with multiple felony drug trafficking charges as well as several other traff...