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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...
Driver Charged with DUI After Crashing into Randleman Bar

Driver Charged with DUI After Crashing into Randleman Bar

News
RANDLEMAN N.C. - A driver was charged with driving under the influence last night after crashing into a bar in Randleman.  At around 10:30 p.m., Randleman Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle that had crashed into Red Zone Sports Bar & Grill, located at 725 S Main St, in Randleman.  Emergency crews arrived to find a dark GMC SUV that had crashed through a gate and into the east side of the building. Randolph County EMS responded to the scene to evaluate the driver, who refused transport to the hospital. No other injuries were reported.  The Randleman Police Department investigated the crash, which led to 27-year-old Peyton Alley Clark being issued a summons for driving under the influence. UPDATE 11/15/23 5PM - Tuesday afternoon Red Zone...
[UPDATED] Armed and Dangerous Suspect Sought in Connection to Gas Station Robberies

[UPDATED] Armed and Dangerous Suspect Sought in Connection to Gas Station Robberies

Crime
Photo provided by the Randolph County Sheriff's Office ARTICLE UPDATEDClick Here to See the Most Recent Update ASHEBORO N.C. - Police are seeking help from the public in identifying an armed and dangerous suspect believed to be responsible for a series of armed robberies at local gas stations. The first incident occurred on Thursday, October 19th, 2023, at approximately 7:59 p.m., when deputies responded to a reported armed robbery at the Mountain View Mart on Caraway Mountain Road in Sophia. Upon arrival, deputies learned that the suspect, driving a black pickup truck, had fled the scene and was last seen on Green Farm Road. Inside the business, deputies discovered three discharged ammunition cartridges on the floor. No injuries were reported. Just over an hour after ...
Randleman Search Warrant Locates Drugs, Stolen Firearm – One Arrested

Randleman Search Warrant Locates Drugs, Stolen Firearm – One Arrested

Crime
RANDLEMAN N.C. - A search warrant in Randleman located heroin, cash, and a stolen firearm and led to the arrest of one person who is now facing felony drug and gun charges. On July 7th, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Vice and Narcotics Unit, assisted by the Criminal Interdiction Team and Randleman Police Department, concluded an investigation relating to the distribution of narcotics in Randolph County. That investigation led to police obtaining a search warrant for a home on E. Naomi Street in Randleman. Detectives say in that home, they located and seized a trafficking amount of Heroin, US Currency, and a firearm which had been reported stolen. As a result, Nicholas Cornell Chavis was arrested and taken to the Randolph County Jail where the magistrate found probab...
Search Warrant Leads to Two Arrested in Randleman on Felony Drug Charges

Search Warrant Leads to Two Arrested in Randleman on Felony Drug Charges

Crime
RANDLEMAN N.C. - Two people were arrested earlier this week on felony drug charges following a search warrant at a Randleman home. On June 21st, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Vice and Narcotics Division concluded an investigation related to the distribution of narcotics in Randolph County. Detectives, assisted by the Criminal Interdiction Team and Randleman Police Department, executed a search warrant at a residence located on Worthville St. in Randleman. According to a press release from the Sheriff's Office, during the search, Detectives located and seized fentanyl, methamphetamine, items of drug paraphernalia and US Currency. As a result, Donald Lawrence Clark and Christopher Roger Link were both arrested. Donald Lawrence Clark was charged with felony possess...
Teen Driver Charged with Hit & Run after Crashing into Randleman Wendy’s

Teen Driver Charged with Hit & Run after Crashing into Randleman Wendy’s

News
All photos credit - Scott Pelkey | North State Journal ASHEBORO N.C. - A teen driver was charged with hit and run after crashing into the Randleman Wendy's Tuesday afternoon. On April 25th, 2023, at around 3:30 pm, Randleman Fire Department and Randolph County EMS were dispatched to the Wendy's located at 1029 High Point St, in Randleman for a report of a vehicle that had crashed into the building. According to an accident report from the Randleman police department, the driver was attempting to park in front of the restaurant when she accelerated running over the curb and sidewalk and striking the building before driving off. Police say the driver later returned to the scene and was charged with hit and run and violations of their learner's permit. No one was i...
Prescription Drug Take Back Event Scheduled for April 19th

Prescription Drug Take Back Event Scheduled for April 19th

Events, Government
Photo: Randolph County Sheriff's Office ASHEBORO N.C. - The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office and Safe Kids Randolph County are hosting a Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 19, 2023, to allow individuals to just drive through and dispose of prescription drugs that could be diverted or misused. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers the misuse of opioid medications an epidemic. Proper disposal of expired, unused, and unneeded medications from the home is a crucial element of a strategy for promoting public health and safety. Each day, approximately 2,500 teenagers use prescription drugs to get high for the first time. "Anything we can do to keep potentially dangerous prescription drugs out of the wrong hands is a win for the community," said Sheriff Greg Sea...
Weather a Factor in Fatal Randleman Crash

Weather a Factor in Fatal Randleman Crash

Breaking News
W Academy St was closed late Sunday night as police investigate the scene of a fatal accident. [Scott Pelkey | RNN/ North State Journal] ASHEBORO N.C. - Randleman Police and Randolph County EMS responded to a vehicle crash Sunday night where one person died. Today in a press release, Steven Leonard, Chief of Police for the Randleman Police Department says that 21-year-old, Stacie Nicole Luther of Randleman, was traveling west on W. Academy Street toward Stout Street when she passed a Randolph County Sheriff’s Deputy traveling in the same direction. That deputy said that as Luther’s vehicle attempted to pass him, he witnessed the vehicle lose traction on the rain covered road and cross the centerline before regaining control. As Luther continued to accelerate and pull away from t...

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Leaves 2 In Federal Custody

Crime
ASHEBORO NC - A multi-agency drug bust led to a Randleman home being searched ending with two individuals in federal custody. According to a press release by the Randolph County Sherriff's Office, deputies with the Vice and Narcotics Division assisted by the Winston Salem Police Department, Asheboro Police Department, Randleman Police Department, NC State Bureau of Investigation and US Drug Enforcement Administration concluded an investigation related to the distribution of Methamphetamine in the Randleman area. On March 16th, 2021, Detectives executed a search warrant at a residence on Sunset Drive in Randleman where they say they seized approximately 2.5 pounds of Fentanyl, 10.3 pounds of Methamphetamine, 12,601 dosage units (9.2 pounds) of Amphetamine, 52,152 dosage units (28.7 ...