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No Injuries in Early Morning House Fire off MLK in Asheboro

No Injuries in Early Morning House Fire off MLK in Asheboro

Breaking News
ASHEBORO N.C. - No one was injured in a house fire early this morning off Martin Luther King Jr Dr in Asheboro. At 3:30 am, on May 9th, 2023, officers with the Asheboro Police Department reported a house fire at 625 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Firefighters with the Asheboro Fire/Rescue Department were dispatched and arrived on scene at 03:34 am. Initial reports indicated that there may have been people inside the residence, however a search determined that no one was inside the structure. According to Samantha East, Fire and Life Safety Educator, and Public Information Officer for the Asheboro Fire/Rescue Department 6 units with eighteen personnel from the department were able to extinguish the fire by 03:57 am. No Injuries were reported. The extent of the damage is u...
Missing Juvenile With Gun Arrested In Asheboro After Running From Police

Missing Juvenile With Gun Arrested In Asheboro After Running From Police

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Earlier this week officers with the Asheboro Police Department responding to a call about an armed person ended up chasing a juvenile who was reported missing who was carrying a gun. On July 24th 2022, officer were dispatched to Martin Luther King Jr Dr in Asheboro after 911 received a call about an armed juvenile suspect in the area. When officers arrived they located a male juvenile suspect, who due to their age remains unnamed, in front of Harrison St. According to a police report, when the responding officer saw the suspect they were aware they had been reported missing. When the officer attempted to detain the juvenile suspect they say he jerked away from them revealing a handgun in his waistband before fleeing on foot. Another responding officer saw the susp...