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Police Investigating Vehicle Theft/Break-Ins at Asheboro Apartment Complex after Chase

Police Investigating Vehicle Theft/Break-Ins at Asheboro Apartment Complex after Chase

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Monday morning police responded to several break-ins of vehicles at a north Asheboro apartment complex including a stolen vehicle which led to a vehicle pursuit into Greensboro. If all that sounds familiar it's because the same thing happened late last year at and near the same apartment complex. Early Monday morning, just before 3am, officers with the Asheboro Police Department say they were responding to a report of a stolen vehicle at Mathew Grande Apartments, on N. Fayetteville Street in Asheboro. According to an official with the department, an officer spotted a suspicious vehicle leaving the area at a high rate of speed.  When the officer attempted to stop that vehicle, a black Honda CRV, the driver fled from police onto I-73/74 northbound leading to a ve...
Man Robbed at Knifepoint and Left on Interstate

Man Robbed at Knifepoint and Left on Interstate

Crime
Traffic on I-73/74 near Asheboro (Stock Photo / Acme News Archive) ASHEBORO N.C. -One man is in jail today after police say he robbed his "friend" at knifepoint before leaving him on the side of the interstate last Sunday. On October 9th, 2022, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to High Point St, in Randleman for a call about an armed robbery that had occurred on Interstate 73/74. When the police arrived, they located the victim who had obvious injuries. The victim told police that he was riding with a “friend” who he was allowing to drive his new vehicle. That "friend" was identified by the Sheriff's Office as "James David Marler". According to a press release from the Randolph County Sheriff's Office, Marler pulled the car to the shoulder of the road and robbed t...