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Sheriff’s Office Arrests NY Man After Locating Over $10,000 in Stolen Items

Sheriff’s Office Arrests NY Man After Locating Over $10,000 in Stolen Items

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - The Randolph County Sheriff's Office's Highway Criminal Interdiction Team arrested a New York man last week after they say the located over $10,000 of stolen items in the vehicle. According to a press release, on October 6th, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Highway Criminal Interdiction Team conducted a traffic stop on I-85 in Archdale. During that stop deputies were able to search the vehicle and say they located marijuana, several fraudulent identity cards, and over $10,000 in fraudulently purchased power equipment. The department identified Anthony Smith of New York as the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle.Smith was transported to the Randolph County Jail where the magistrate found probable cause for felony financial card theft, misdemeanor p...
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...
Minor Injuries After Wednesday Morning Crash Closes all Southbound Lanes on I-85

Minor Injuries After Wednesday Morning Crash Closes all Southbound Lanes on I-85

News
ASHEBORO N.C. - A vehicle crash in the early morning hours of November 30th, 2022, closed all southbound lanes on I-85 in Trinity leaving several people with minor injuries. Just after 4:30 am on Wednesday, November 30th, 2022, emergency crews responded to a vehicle accident on I-85 southbound near Hopewell Church Road in Trinity. According to information from the North Carolina Highway Patrol, David Thorman Reed, 60, of Trinity, N.C., was traveling north on I-85 in a 2005 Chevrolet Equinox. A female driver from Smyrna, GA., was traveling south on I-85 in a 2016 BMW. Troopers say that Reed exceeded a safe speed for the then existing rainy conditions, traveled off the roadway to the left and into the median, across the median, entered the southbound lanes of I-85, and struck th...
Sheriff’s Office Seizes 230 Pounds of Marijuana on I-85

Sheriff’s Office Seizes 230 Pounds of Marijuana on I-85

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Two men from California were arrested this week after deputies with the Sheriff's Office stopped their Tractor Trailer on I-85. On November 21, 2022, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Highway Criminal InterdictionTeam pulled over a Tractor Trailer registered out of California on I-85 in Archdale. During that traffic stop, a K-9 alerted and a deputies searched the truck where according to a press release approximately 230 pounds of marijuana was located and seized. Da Hu Hailiang Hu Da Hu and Hailiang Hu, both from California, were placed under arrest and transported toRandolph County Jail where the magistrate found probable cause to charge bothwith two counts of Felony Trafficking in Marijuana. They each received a $200,000 securedbond with a first ap...
Local Teen Dies In Single Vehicle Accident, Three Other Injured

Local Teen Dies In Single Vehicle Accident, Three Other Injured

News, Traffic & Roads
(Credit: Acme News Archive) ASHEBORO NC - All the southbound lanes of I-85 were closed for 2 hours Sunday evening after a single vehicle accident killed a local teen and left 3 others with serious injuries.. According to a press release by the NC Highway Patrol, at 6:53 PM on Sunday, September 19th, 2021, troopers responded to the report of a crash that occurred on I-85 near Hopewell Church Road in Randolph County. Troopers say a single vehicle traveled off the roadway to the left, went down into the median and overturned. The vehicle then traveled across all southbound lanes of I-85 and came to rest on the southbound shoulder of the interstate. The driver was identified as 19 year old Nickolas Smith Coltrane, of Archdale, NC.. Coltrane was pronounced dead on the scene. Three oth...

I-85 Shutdown Due To Multi-Vehicle Accident

Breaking News, Traffic & Roads
(Map by Open Street Maps) ASHEBORO (ACME NEWS) - I-85 NB is shutdown between Liberty Dr. and Finch Farm Rd due to a multi-vehicle accident. Randolph County 911 Guil-Rand Fire and 3 EMS units to the crash involving two tractor trailers and three other vehicle. Davidson county crews have also been notified and are responding. Emergency crews have called for NC DOT to help shut the highway down. This is a live news story and will be updated as more information is made available.

Vehicle Stop Leads To Trafficing Charges For Texas Man

Crime
Juan Gabriel-Molina Gonzales ASHEBORO NC - A Texas man is facing felony drug trafficking charges after deputies say they found over 5 lbs. of cocaine in his vehicle during a traffic stop. According to a press release by the Randolph County Sherriff's Office on March 11th, 2021, deputies with the Sherriff's Offices Highway Criminal Interdiction Team pulled over a vehicle on I-85 in Trinity that was registered out of Texas. At some point during the stop, deputies searched the vehicle and say they discovered approximately 2,376.5 grams (5.2 pounds) of Cocaine and US Currency. The driver of the vehicle, Juan Gabriel-Molina Gonzales, was transported to Randolph County Detention Center and charged with two counts of Felony Trafficking in Cocaine. He was given a $350,000 Secured Bond ...