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Suspect Wanted after Dumping Passenger and Vehicle while Running from Police

Suspect Wanted after Dumping Passenger and Vehicle while Running from Police

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Police are looking for a wanted suspect who allegedly stole internet and telephone lines then fled from police earlier this week on Zoo Parkway. On June 20th, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to Zoo Parkway, in Asheboro, after being notified of a suspicious vehicle in the area. According to the Sheriff's Office, deputies located the vehicle on the right shoulder of Zoo Parkway with a male subject standing near the front passenger side of the vehicle and a female in the passenger seat. By that time, the deputy turned around to get behind the suspect vehicle they had also turned around and were headed back toward the deputy. The deputy stopped in the roadway and the vehicle pulled up beside the deputy and stated the car was having mechanical is...
Two Arrested in Connection with Vehicle Chase in Trinity last Month

Two Arrested in Connection with Vehicle Chase in Trinity last Month

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Two people have been arrested and charged in connection with an April vehicle chase in Trinity. On April 22, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office says their deputies were involved in a vehicle chase and manhunt in Trinty. According to a press release, deputies initiated a traffic stop on Finch Farm Rd., in Trinity. The vehicle failed to pull over and began swearing on and off the I-85 South ramp before heading onto the Interstate, At one point the deputy leading the chase says they observed the passenger, later identified as Kendall Taylor Rogers, and driver, later identified as Ethan Bradford Chambers, change seats. When the vehicle came to a brief stop on the side of the interstate, Chambers, now the passenger, exited the vehicle and fled on foot into the wo...
Manhunt Leads to Massive Police Presence on Zoo Connector / 64 Bypass Last Week

Manhunt Leads to Massive Police Presence on Zoo Connector / 64 Bypass Last Week

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Last week a manhunt triggered a massive police presence on the 64 Bypass near the Zoo Connector Rd. On March 3rd, 2023, around 5 p.m. deputies with the Randolph County Sheriff's Office observed Steven Wayne Golden, a wanted suspect, on a bicycle on Staley's Farm Rd, near the Zoo Connector and attempted to contact him. Golden attempted to flee on the bicycle but crashed into a guardrail on the bridge before fleeing on foot into a wooded area, leading to a manhunt and a massive police presence in the area. Video shared by Alex Purdue to the 'What’s happening Asheboro?' Facebook page showed the scene on the 64 Bypass. Additional deputies arrived and set up a perimeter and initiated a search. At one point during the search several deputies in the area reported he...
K9 Locates Wanted Suspect In Seagrove

K9 Locates Wanted Suspect In Seagrove

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office and the Moore County Sheriff's Office used a K9 to locate and arrest a wanted suspect in Seagrove last week. On February 2nd, 2022, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division Detectives and Criminal Interdiction Team responded to Little Brook Rd. in Seagrove after receiving a request to assist the Moore County Sheriff's Office in locating Corey Tyler Hussey. Hussey was wanted on several outstanding warrants by both agencies, which had been working together on several cases involving Hussey who was accused of committing larcenies in both counties. A K9 was used in order to track Hussey who was found in thick briars near a mowed path. Hussey was taken into custody and searched. Police say they found methamp...
Manhunt Underway After Vehicle Accident / Shooting on I-74 [UPDATED]

Manhunt Underway After Vehicle Accident / Shooting on I-74 [UPDATED]

Breaking News
RANDLEMAN NC (ACME NEWS) - One person was transported from the scene of a single vehicle accident with a gunshot wound on I-74 near Cedar Square Rd, and police are still in the area looking for two suspects that fled the scene. At this hour, deputies with the Randolph County Sheriffs officer are conducting an manhunt in the area of I-74, Cedar Square Rd, and Banner Whitehead Rd. No further information is available at this time but we will post updates as they become available. UPDATE (9/29/21 - 6PM) - This evening we are finally learning more about the accident and shooting that took place in I-74 near Cedar Square Rd back on July 31st, 2021. According to a press release by the Randolph County Sheriff's Office their deputies were responding to a single vehicle accident, ...
Two Arrested & 72g Of Meth Found After Chase & Manhunt

Two Arrested & 72g Of Meth Found After Chase & Manhunt

Crime
ASHEBORO NC - Police say they located 72 grams of meth after a vehicle chase and manhunt between Climax and Julian last month, and now two people are facing charges in connection to the incident. According to a statement by the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, on June 5, 2021, one of their deputies tried to stop a car on Ramseur Julian Rd., near Sandy Creek Church Rd. Police say the driver wouldn't pull over and started to lead deputies on a pursuit. During that chase the vehicle turned left onto Randolph Church Rd. going towards NC 22 and came to an abrupt stop near the intersection of Holder Farm Rd when a male subject, jumped out of the front passenger side of the car and ran on foot before the car took off again. When a deputy set up to deploy spike strips in the area of NC 22 ...
Man Arrested After Vehicle Chase / Manhunt in Asheboro

Man Arrested After Vehicle Chase / Manhunt in Asheboro

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - We are still waiting on details from Asheboro Police about what led up to a vehicle chase and manhunt in Asheboro.  The Randolph County Sherriff's office says On June 18, 2021, patrol units and the Criminal Apprehension Team responded to Rock Lane in Asheboro, in reference to an attempt to locate Matthew Lee McDowell, a wanted subject, following a sighting in the area shortly after 5:00 pm. He was located laying in thick brush in an overgrown wooded area behind residences on Westchapel Rd. McDowell was arrested and transported to the Randolph County Detention Center where he was served his outstanding Warrants and Orders for Arrest as follows: Matthew Lee McDowell / Randolph County Sherriff's Office Warrants for Arrest: Felony Flee/Elude Arrest with a M...
Suspect Wanted After Vehicle Chase, Manhunt

Suspect Wanted After Vehicle Chase, Manhunt

News
An officer with the Asheboro Police department stand of the toolbox of a pickup truck with binoculars as the watches for the suspects vehicle in a clearing between two wooded areas. (Scott Pelkey / Acme News) ASHEBORO NC - The day after a vehicle chase and manhunt the Randolph County Sherriff's Office is looking for the suspect who was able to evade the police.According to an press release by the Sherriff's Office on April 20th, 2021, the deputies responded to W Main St., in Franklinville NC, after receiving a 911 hang-up. When the deputy arrived he saw a dark blue SUV leaving the driveway. The Deputy stepped out of his car to try and talk to the two men in the SUV but the SUV took off through the grass. The deputy got back in his car and managed to catch up to the vehicle on NC Highw...
Vehicle Chase / Manhunt Leaves One In Hospital, Another In Jail

Vehicle Chase / Manhunt Leaves One In Hospital, Another In Jail

News
Acme News WireAcme News Wire ASHEBORO NC (ACME NEWS) - A suspect is in the hospital and another in jail after a vehicle chase led to a crash and a manhunt. According to a statement from the N.C. Highway Patrol At 11:01 AM on Monday, February 22, 2021, Troopers attempted to stop a 1995 Honda passenger car for speeding. The driver Mary Etta Pennell, 35, of Greensboro N.C., fled from the trooper before losing control of the vehicle and traveling off the roadway to the right, and colliding with a tree near the Flag Springs United Methodist Church on Zoo Parkway. Pennell was transported to Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital. A suspect inside the vehicle fled on foot. According to police radio traffic, deputies reported the fleeing suspect was possibly armed with a knife. Deputies with...
Manhunt For Armed Suspect

Manhunt For Armed Suspect

News
Veh Chase / Manhunt - Farmer - 012021 ASHEBORO NC (ACME NEWS) - Deputies with the Davidson and Randolph County Sheriff's offices and Troopers with the N.C. Highway Patrol are asking for help locating an armed suspect who fled on foot at the end of a high-speed chase. According to information released by the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, the incident started on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, when at around 4:50 PM, deputies were called to an assault on Cabin Creek Rd. near Denton. Photo provided by Davidson County Sheriff's Office The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office says that Diehl should be considered armed and dangerous as he was armed with a pistol at the time of the assault. They are asking that anyone with information on the whereabouts of Diehl to call 9-1-1 immediatel...