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Inmate Damages and Sets Off Fire Sprinkler at Jail Charged with Felony

Inmate Damages and Sets Off Fire Sprinkler at Jail Charged with Felony

Crime
Владислав Легір / Adobe Stock ASHEBORO N.C. - An inmate at the Randolph County Jail has been charged with a felony for damaging a sprinkler head setting off the system last week. According to a press release from the Randolph County Sherriff's Office, on August 7th, 2023, Mason Bryce Wooten was observed in surveillance footage striking a sprinkler head in his cell, setting off the system in his cell, at the Randolph County Jail. The jail launched an investigation which found Wooten had intentionally damaged the sprinkler head which lead to a felony charge of interfering with jail fire system and misdemeanor charges of injury to real property and assault on government employee in connection with the incident. Wooten was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly wea...
Sheriff’s Office Schedules Detention Officer Recruitment Drive

Sheriff’s Office Schedules Detention Officer Recruitment Drive

Government
Photo provided by Randolph County Sheriff's Office ASHEBORO N.C. - The Randolph County Sheriff's Office is set to hold four events over the next two months for anyone interested in learning more about a career as a detention officer. Anyone interested in learning more about a career with Randolph County Sheriff's Office is invited to attend one of four information sessions with recruiters and detention staff. Events will be on September 15th, October 6th, October 27th, and November 10th from 6pm to 8pm at the Randolph County Sheriff's Office main office on McDowell Rd in Asheboro. Those who attend will be able to speak to recruiters and detention center staff and be given a tour of the detention center. For more info about detention career contact Captain Derrick Hill or Lt. K...
Open House Set For Jail Expansion

Open House Set For Jail Expansion

Government
Photo provided by Randolph County Sheriff's Office ASHEBORO N.C. (RCSO) - Community leaders, citizens and law enforcement representatives are invited to attend an open house for the jail expansion at 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 27. Tours of the expansion, led by staff members, will be offered to all citizens until 5:00 p.m. Citizens will not come in contact with anyone currently confined at the facility.The jail expansion was approved to address inmate overcrowding and the ultimate need for additional, individual cells to better manage the inmate population. The expansion was completed under the direction of current Sheriff Greg Seabolt and the Randolph County Board of Commissioners.The jail expansion was in response to the state jail inspector’s orders to reduce the num...