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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...
Two Arrested for Stealing from Store, Drive by Shooting in Front of Police

Two Arrested for Stealing from Store, Drive by Shooting in Front of Police

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Two adult suspects who allegedly stole from a local convince store and later conducted a drive by shooting in front of two police officers, were arrested last week according to police reports. On Tuesday July 18th, 2023, at around 9:30 pm, police were notified of a larceny at the Quik Chek store on Sunset Ave in Asheboro. Before the police could respond, two officers working an off-duty detail at Coleridge Apartments called in shots fired after witnessing an individual hanging out of the window firing a pistol towards Kemp Blvd, according to a police report. Officers raced to the area and according to a police report the driver of the vehicle attempted to evade police by turning off the lights of the car lights and passing other vehicles. Within a few minut...
Vehicle Thefts and Property Crimes Trending Up

Vehicle Thefts and Property Crimes Trending Up

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Last month the Randolph County Sheriff's Office investigated eight vehicle thefts, which makes up almost half of the vehicle thefts reported in 2023 and data is already showing a spike in theft related calls this month. The crime dashboard maintained on the Sheriff's Office website shows that so far this year 18 motor vehicle thefts have been or are being investigated, eight of those occurred in March. To avoid being the victim of a vehicle theft the Sheriff's Office recommends the following advice: Lock your doors every time you leave your vehicle and take your keys. Many vehicles that are burglarized have been vehicles that were unlocked and those that were stolen had keys in them. Do not leave a spare key inside the vehicle. Do not leave your car running ...
Local Man Wanted for B&E and Larceny Located and Arrested

Local Man Wanted for B&E and Larceny Located and Arrested

Crime
ASHEBORO NC - A local man with several warrants for breaking and entering and larceny was located and arrested by police last weekend. On March 25th, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to Russell Walker Ave, in Randleman, after hearing a wanted suspect they were attempting to locate was in the area. When deputies arrived, they say they observed Ethan Wayne Stanley fleeing on foot. He was located hiding under an outbuilding and arrested. According to the Sheriff's Office, during a search following the arrest, marijuana and paraphernalia were in his possession. Stanley was issued a citation for marijuana before being transported to the Randolph County jail, where methamphetamine was located during the booking process. Once before the magistrate, four warran...
9-1-1 Answers 128,580 Calls in 2022 |  Breakdown

9-1-1 Answers 128,580 Calls in 2022 | Breakdown

Investigative
A 9-1-1 Telecomunicator sits at a station at the Randolph County Emergency Services Headquarters. (Stock Photo / Scott Pelkey / Acme News) ASHEBORO N.C. - Last year Randolph County Emergency Services’ 9-1-1 operators answered 128,580 calls. We reviewed records to find out the where and why. Of those thousands of calls, the most recorded call type at 11% (14,089) were 9-1-1 hang-up, misdials, or open lines (aka butt-dials), followed by 11,186 calls (8.7%) which were marked as duplicate calls where several people called in to report the same incident. Theft was responsible for the largest number of 9-1-1 calls reporting crime in 2022 (when larceny and burglaries are combined) with a total of 4,145 or 3.2% of all calls. Retail stores are usually among the places that keep local p...
Two Arrested Near Ag Site for Stealing Telephone Wire

Two Arrested Near Ag Site for Stealing Telephone Wire

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Two people were arrested last week near the Randolph County Agricultual Site for allegedly stealing telephone wire in the area. Last week, on December 8th, 2022, deputies with the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office were patrolling on US Hwy 64 E, just outside the Asheboro city limits when they observed a vehicle pulling out from a trail that leads to the future site of the Randolph County Agricultural Center. According to the Sheriff's Office deputies were aware that there had been several larcenies reported in the area in recent months, including recent theft of telephone wire. The officers were able to pull the vehicle over for a traffic stop. During that stop deputies noticed a large amount of telephone cable in the bed of the truck that was covered in fresh mud. ...
Lock Your Cars! Thieves Target Cars in Asheboro

Lock Your Cars! Thieves Target Cars in Asheboro

Crime
Stock Photo (Lightfield Studios / Adobe Stock) ASHEBORO N.C. - Asheboro Police are investigating one stolen vehicle and two attempted vehicle thefts that all occurred in a single weekend. According to police reports from the Asheboro Police Department police responded to three separate calls for service between Nov 11th and Nov 14th, 2022, for vehicle thefts/break-ins. On November 11th, 2022, an officer responded to Chapel Gate Ln for an attempted larceny of a motor vehicle. The officer spoke with the vehicle owner who stated that a male subject got into her vehicle while it was parked under the carport and attempted to drive it away. The owner stated that the male exited the vehicle as soon as he saw lights on the property come on and left the scene on foot. On November 13t...
Man Suspected of Stealing 1,000 Gallons of Gas Charged by RCSO

Man Suspected of Stealing 1,000 Gallons of Gas Charged by RCSO

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - A man from Bunnlevel is facing multiple felony charges after being charged with stealing 1,000 gallons of gasoline from a local gas station. On July 9, 2022, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Handy Hugo gas station on Hwy 64 East in Asheboro in reference to a possible larceny/theft of fuel in progress. According to a press release, when deputies arrived, they noticed a white Chevrolet truck with a work bed sitting in theparking lot of the gas station over the underground fuel tanks. A deputy spoke with an employee who told them the store had been a victim of larceny of 1,000 gallons of fuel from the underground tank between July 4th and 5th and that the same vehicle deputies were investigating in the parking lot was seen on video the dates of th...
Sheriff’s Office Announces Press Conference This Afternoon

Sheriff’s Office Announces Press Conference This Afternoon

Government
Randolph County Sheriffs Office - Acme News Stock Photo ASHEBORO N.C (ACME NEWS) - The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office has announced they will hold a press conference at 2:00 pm today. In a press release the Sherriff's Office says they will provide information on a multi-week investigation involving many larceny cases in the Trinity, Archdale, Thomasville, and High Point areas which led to arrests of multiple subjects. Acme News will live stream the press conference on our Facebook page and post the video on Randolph News Now with a full story following the conference.
‘Riddin-Dirty’ – Suspects Arrested After Failed Larceny Thwarted When Stolen Vehicle Gets Stuck In Mud

‘Riddin-Dirty’ – Suspects Arrested After Failed Larceny Thwarted When Stolen Vehicle Gets Stuck In Mud

Breaking News
ASHEBORO N.C. - Police say they arrested two people who are now facing felony charges after their attempt to flee from a failed larceny was thwarted when their stolen vehicle got stuck in the mud. On February 18, 2022,The Randolph County Sheriff's Office responded to a larceny at a business on Hwy 64 E. According to the press release from Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, police were informed that two people were attempting to steal from a business but were stopped and then proceeded to flee from the scene. A nearby officer, who was responding to a suspicious person's call around the same time and near the location of the larceny, spotted the two people standing beside a white tanker truck that was stuck in the mud. Police stated the two individuals matched the description from the fai...