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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...
One Seriously Injured in Shooting Near Sunset Ave

One Seriously Injured in Shooting Near Sunset Ave

Breaking News
ASHEBORO N.C. - On person has been transported to the hospital in serious condition after being shot earlier this afternoon in a neighborhood near Sunset Ave in Asheboro. According to a press release from the Asheboro Police Department, on April 11th, 2023, at 12:58 PM, officers with the Asheboro Police Department responded to the Quick Check at 509 Sunset Avenue in reference to a victim on the sidewalk of the store suffering from a small caliber gunshot wound to the lower torso. Randolph County EMS and Asheboro Fire/Rescue Department responded to the scene and the victim was transported to an out of county medical facility by Randolph County EMS for further medical treatment. Police identified that victim as 26 year-old Tevin Javae Isley. His injuries were described as serious...
Quik Chek Employees Say New Owners Dismissive of Safety Concerns, Even After Death of Cashier

Quik Chek Employees Say New Owners Dismissive of Safety Concerns, Even After Death of Cashier

Investigative
ASHEBORO N.C. - A local woman was killed while working at a convenience store in Star, NC. Now, we are hearing from current and former employees of that chain of stores who say they have been bringing up worker safety concerns for months. Laura Whitman was a graduate of Randleman High School. At 53-years-old she had worked at several local gas stations in Randolph County, but on the night of June 25th, 2022, Whitman was working at the Quik Chek in Star, NC. Around an hour before closing, and on one of her first shifts at the location, Whitman was shot to death by a robbery suspect. Chief David Kime with the Star Police Department told reporters that the suspect was the only other person in the store when he entered just after 10pm, and that after Whitman opened the cash drawe...
Driver Charged After Hitting 2 Signs and a Convenience Store Last Week

Driver Charged After Hitting 2 Signs and a Convenience Store Last Week

News
ASHEBORO N.C. - A driver is facing a laundry list of charges after police say they found her barely breathing behind the wheel of an SUV last week, after she struck 2 street signs and part of a convenience store on Sunset Ave. According to police reports from the Asheboro Police Department on Wednesday July 13th just before 3:30am, officers responded to 509 Sunset Ave in Asheboro for a report of a suspicious vehicle. When officers arrived they say they located a gray SUV running, with its lights next to a dumpster in a grassy area next the the Quik Chek. Officers noted seeing a pillar from the front awning of the business that had been hit and knocked over by the vehicle. Video shared to Facebook shows the moment of impact. https://youtu.be/G91uXg_JRXA Police say when ...
Partial Roof Collapse Over Pumps At Ramseur Quik Chek

Partial Roof Collapse Over Pumps At Ramseur Quik Chek

News
ASHEBORO N.C. - Emergency crews responded to the Ramseur Quik Chek after getting calls that part of the roof over the diesel pumps had collapsed Sunday. On Sunday evening just before 6pm, emergency crews with the Ramseur Fire Department along with Ash-Rand Rescue were called to a roof collapse at the Ramseur Quik Chek. According to officials from the Ramseur Fire Department they arrived to find that a small portion of the awning was over the diesel pumps had collapse, resulting in minimal damage. The business was closed at the time and no injuries were reported. Crews said they did not see any indications of any disrepair or weakness to the awning and said the collapse may have been due to the weight of the ice and water.