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Randleman man airlifted after single vehicle crash in Level Cross

Randleman man airlifted after single vehicle crash in Level Cross

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Photo provided by Level Cross Vol Fire Department (via Facebook) LEVEL CROSS  — A Randleman man was airlifted yesterday morning after sustaining serious injuries in a single vehicle crash in Level Cross. At around 6:17 a.m. emergency crews responded to a single vehicle accident on Providence Church Road near Oxendine Road. First responders with the Level Cross Volunteer Fire Department reported one person was pinned in the vehicle and preformed a quick extraction before transferring care to Randolph County EMS. Troopers from the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to investigate the crash. According to a press release, 72-year-old Billy Ray Golden of Randleman was traveling east in a Dodge Ram truck when he crossed the center line, traveled off the roadway to th...
Asheboro man arrested in connection with fatal hit & run on I-73

Asheboro man arrested in connection with fatal hit & run on I-73

Crime
ASHEBORO — An Asheboro man has been charged and arrested in connection with a fatal hit and run earlier this month on I-73 near Greensboro. Around 7:30 a.m. on April 17th, 2024, the State Highway Patrol responded to a crash on I-73 south, near West Steeple Chase Road in Guilford County. According to the Highway Patrol, 55-year-old Clyde Strickland, of Raeford, N.C. was walking south on I-73 when he was struck by a vehicle. On Monday, April 22nd, the Highway Patrol was notified by medical staff that Strickland had succumbed to injuries. Following the crash the NC Highway Patrol sent out a press release to local media outlets asking for information to identify the vehicle and/or driver. On April 27th, investigators said they had located the vehicle they believed was involved in the...
Forest Service warns of coyote attack on Uwharrie Trail

Forest Service warns of coyote attack on Uwharrie Trail

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Coyote - Stock Image (Harry Collins / Adobe Stock) ASHEBORO — The U.S. Forest Service is warning visitors to be on alert following a recent coyote attack on a trail in the Uwharrie National Forest. In what is being called an isolated incident, early Saturday morning two individuals received minor injuries after being attacked by a coyote on the Uwharrie Trail near Big Island Creek. The U.S. Forest Service and N.C. state officials are working to locate the coyote involved.  According to a press release, encountering coyotes and other wildlife can be a common occurrence in the Uwharrie National Forest. Officials offered the following tips: Know before you go—contact the District Ranger’s office (open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) or visit the ...
Highway Patrol searching for suspect in fatal hit & run

Highway Patrol searching for suspect in fatal hit & run

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ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Highway Patrol is searching for a suspect involved in a fatal hit and run last week. Around 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday April 17th, 2024, the State Highway Patrol responded to the report of a crash that occurred on I-73 south, near West Steeple Chase Road in Guilford County. According to a press release from the NC Highway Patrol, 55-year-old Clyde Strickland, of Raeford, N.C. was walking south on I-73 when he was struck by a vehicle. Strickland received serious life-threatening injuries and was transported to Moses H. Cone Hospital in Greensboro. On Monday, April 22nd, the Highway Patrol was notified by medical staff that Strickland had succumbed to injuries. The suspect vehicle was identified as a white Audi A3 with a missing driver’s side mirror...
Suspect Wanted on multiple warrants arrested at traffic stop in stolen car, says RCSO

Suspect Wanted on multiple warrants arrested at traffic stop in stolen car, says RCSO

Crime
ASHEBORO — A suspect wanted on four active warrants was arrested at a traffic stop in Trinity on Saturday driving a stolen vehicle, according to the Randolph County Sheriff's Office. According to a press release from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, on April 20th, 2024, deputies pulled over a vehicle matching the description of one reported stolen out of Davidson County. The driver, identified by the Sheriff’s Office as Grayson Thor Miller was arrested at the scene. Grayson Thor Miller Miller also had four confirmed active warrants for arrest which included a misdemeanor probation violation out of Randolph County, two counts of felony habitual larceny out of Guilford County, and felony larceny of motor vehicle for the same vehicle out of Davidson County. Miller was trans...
NC Highway Patrol: Fiery Crash Claims Life of Asheboro Woman

NC Highway Patrol: Fiery Crash Claims Life of Asheboro Woman

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ASHEBORO — An early-morning fiery crash in Asheboro has claimed the life of a local woman, according to the North Carolina Highway Patrol. At 6:25 a.m. on Tuesday, April 2, troopers with the Highway Patrol were dispatched to a vehicle crash on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive near Mountain Top Drive. According to a press release, 24-year-old Alvaro Cabrera Gudino, of Asheboro, was driving on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in a Honda minivan when she traveled off the right side of the road, struck a mailbox, a utility pole, and a tree. After impacting the tree, Gudino’s vehicle came to rest and caught fire. Gudino suffered serious injuries and was transported to Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro. The front right passenger, 29-year-old Bertha Hernandez Gudino, also of Ashe...
Local Man Arrested After Threatening Police in Social Media Video

Local Man Arrested After Threatening Police in Social Media Video

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. —  A local man was arrested last week after threating police in a live video posted to social media led to an investigation. On March 26th, 2024, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to an assault in progress on U.S. Hwy 64 East in Ramseur. According to a press release, deputies encountered Dominick Lynn Sloan, who threatened to harm law enforcement with a weapon as they were returning to their vehicles, while livestreaming on social media. Dominick Lynn Sloan Investigators were also able to obtain a search warrant for the property due to a protective order issued earlier in March which prevented Sloan from possessing firearms and ammunition. After completing the investigation and leaving the scene, deputies obtained a copy of that social media ...
Suspect arrested after fleeing from police, attempting to report car stolen

Suspect arrested after fleeing from police, attempting to report car stolen

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. — Video evidence led to the arrest of a suspect attempting to report his car stolen after fleeing from police, according to the Sheriff’s Office. On March 25th, 2024, at around 9 p.m., a Deputy with the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office attempted to pull over a vehicle near the intersection of Kamerin St. and Caudle Rd. in Randleman. According to a press release, that vehicle quickly turned into a driveway, turned off its headlights, and jumped out of the driver's door and fled on foot behind the residence. The Sheriff’s Office says there was a short foot pursuit, but the officer returned to the vehicle to check for passengers and call-in backup. Video footage which captured the suspect walking behind a residence. Using that video police broadcast a description of th...
Two Arrested After Shooting into Home in Randleman

Two Arrested After Shooting into Home in Randleman

Crime
Charles Edman Moran, Jr. (left) and Matthew Kelly Flinchum (right) - (Provided by Randolph County Sheriff's Office) ASHEBORO N.C. — Two suspects who allegedly fired into a Randleman home earlier this week have been arrested and charged by the Sheriff’s Office.  On March 5th, 2024, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to Wicker Lovell Rd., in Randleman after receiving numerous calls about shots being fired in the area.   According to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office, one of those callers told dispatchers that their home had been hit and they identified a white four-door vehicle that was driving by at the time.   When deputies arrived, they located fired ammunition casings along the roadway. Crime Scene Investigations and Criminal Investigations Division respo...
Woman Charged with Insurance Fraud after Vehicle Fire in Randleman

Woman Charged with Insurance Fraud after Vehicle Fire in Randleman

Crime
RANDLEMAN N.C. – A woman is facing multiple felonies including felony insurance fraud related to a vehicle fire in Randleman late last year. According to a press release by the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, on September 20th, 2023, deputies responded to Adams Farm Rd., in Randleman for a vehicle fire.  Evidence gathered at the scene and an investigation by the Randolph County Fire Marshal’s Office concluded that the fire was set intentionally.   The investigation led the Sheriff’s Office’s Criminal Investigations Division to seek charges against the vehicle owner, identified in the press release as 38-year-old Jodean Marie Stillwell, for felony insurance fraud, felony burning personal property, and felony attempt to obtain property by false pretense. A magist...