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Two South Carolina Homicide Suspects Arrested by Sheriff’s Office

Two South Carolina Homicide Suspects Arrested by Sheriff’s Office

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Mitchell Charles Strickland (left) and Shelby Jeanette Strickland (right) - Photos provided by Randolph County Sheriff's Office. ASHEBORO — Two homicide suspects wanted in South Carolina were arrested on Friday in Randolph County, according to the Sheriff's Office. On May 3rd, law enforcement agencies in Randolph County received an alert from law enforcement officials out of York County, S.C. that two homicide suspects had left South Carolina and were heading north on I-85. Deputies from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office and other local law enforcement agencies began to work to locate the suspects. Within a few minutes a North Carolina State Highway Patrol Trooper located a black vehicle with a South Carolina plate and performed a traffic stop on the vehicle. Deputies from th...
Man Arrested for Assault Confesses to Murder, Police Find Body in Closet

Man Arrested for Assault Confesses to Murder, Police Find Body in Closet

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Crime Scene - Stock Photo / Acme News Archive ASHEBORO N.C. - A man arrested after ramming into another car in Asheboro confessed to murder in police custody, leading to Randleman Police locating a body in a closet. On October 11th, 2022, just after 10:30 am, officers with the Asheboro Police Department responded to a call about a fight in progress at the intersection of East Pritchard St and Farr St. According to a police report from the incident, when officers arrived, a male stepped out of a vehicle, laid on the ground and put his hands behind his head before confessing to ramming the other vehicle and assaulting both the occupants with a knife. Police identified that man as 26-year-old, David James Alexandro Rosales, and according to a separate crash report he had rammed th...

Autopsy Rules 2019 Infants Death A Homicide

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ASHEBORO NC - The N.C. Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has finalized the autopsy report for a four-month-old killed in Randolph County back in November of 2019. On November 9th, 2019 the Guil-Rand Fire Department, Randolph County EMS, and Archdale officers responded to a home in Archdale where they found four-month-old Nevaeh Faith Johnson unresponsive on a mattress. Nevaeh was transported to High Point Regional and then was transferred to Brenner Children’s Hospital where she was admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit. Nevaeh would later be pronounced dead on November 12th, 2019. An autopsy was conducted on Nov. 14th, 2019. The report notes various injuries such as rib fractures, dislocated clavicles, healing fractures in both femurs and fractures in her lower legs, fr...

Murder Suspect Arrested After High Speed Chase

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ASHEBORO NC - A murder suspect is in custody leading police on a high-speed chase through Randolph County overnight. According to a press release by the Asheboro Police Department, on Sunday, March 25, 2021, at 2:09 AM, officers were dispatched to 340 Brookside Drive in Asheboro for a call about an unknown medical situation. When officers arrived they discovered 55-year-old Sherrie Shaw deceased in the residence. Investigators with Asheboro Police Dept began a homicide investigation.  Relatively quickly Investigators were able to determine a possible suspect and vehicle. At 3:00 AM, a nearby patrol officer with the Asheboro Police Department spotted the vehicle. The suspect, later identified as Billy J. Smith, Jr., fled, leading to a vehicle pursuit involving officers with the ...
Second Shooting Leaves One Dead

Second Shooting Leaves One Dead

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ASHEBORO NC (ACME NEWS) - A second and likely related shooting in Asheboro left one dead Monday night. According to a press release by the Asheboro Police Department, on Monday, March 22nd at 9:21 PM, officers responded to the area of Martin Luther King Jr. Dr and Loach St in reference to a reported gunshot victim. Officials at the police department say the responding officers found a male subject who had been shot on the ground. Paramedics later declared the victim deceased at the scene. Detectives are on scene and investigating at this time. In a statement, Chief Mark Lineberry said that so far they believe this is a retaliatory incident to the previous shooting that occurred at the C Store in Asheboro on Sunday night. No further information is available at the time. Anyone wit...
Two Arrested In Asheboro Homicide

Two Arrested In Asheboro Homicide

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Photo from Moore County GIS ASHEBORO NC - After a homicide over the weekend in Asheboro, two people are in jail and authorities are searching for a body in a quarry in Moore county. According to a press release by the Asheboro Police Department, on Sunday, February 7, 2021, at 2:13 AM, Asheboro Police Officers responded to 408 E. Salisbury Street for a subject who had been shot. Officers on scene learned that the crime scene was located at 612 Farr Street in Asheboro. Evidence located at the crime scene lead investigators to believe a violent crime had occurred at the location and began to treat the case as a homicide. The victim has been identified as Dillion Zayne Wirt, a 23 year old white male from Asheboro. Asheboro Police Chief Mark Lineberry says their investigation led ...