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A Randolph County Deputy Chased a Vehicle on Foot, Arrests Driver

A Randolph County Deputy Chased a Vehicle on Foot, Arrests Driver

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - A Randolph County Deputy chased a vehicle on foot that was trying to flee and arrested the driver who was likely feeling a bit of déjà vu. On August 21st, 2023, while performing routine patrol in the area of Little Gate Dr., in Asheboro, a deputy with the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office spotted a vehicle parked beside the railroad tracks. According to a press release the deputy stopped to investigate and located a male subject, identified as Gregory Allen Walker, who was found asleep inside the vehicle. The deputy woke up Walker, obtained his ID, and went back to his vehicle to run the ID when the Sheriff's Office says Walker began to drive away on a trail into the woods. Not able to follow Walker's vehicle down the train with his patrol vehicle, the deput...
Man with Multiple Warrants Rams Deputy’s Vehicle During Chase

Man with Multiple Warrants Rams Deputy’s Vehicle During Chase

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - A wanted man is facing multiple charges after authorities say while attempting to flee from deputies the suspect rammed a patrol car before almost crashing into a home earlier this week. According to a press release, on December 26th, 2022, Deputies with the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office were searching the Ramseur/Liberty areas for Jimmy Ray Pearson, who had multiple outstanding warrants. A deputy observed Pearson's vehicle traveling north on Ramseur Julian Rd. Additional deputies responded and a traffic stop was initiated but Pearson refused to stop and continued on Colonial Trading Path. During a short, low speed vehicle pursuit, the Sheriff's Office says that Pearson rammed a deputy’s vehicle, resulting in Pearson’s vehicle leaving the roadway and striking...