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Several Asheboro Businesses Report Being Hit with Counterfeit Bills

Several Asheboro Businesses Report Being Hit with Counterfeit Bills

Crime
Stock Photo of $100 bills (Vadim/Adobe Stock) ASHEBORO N.C. - The Asheboro Police Department is investigating after multiple Asheboro businesses reported receiving counterfeit bills from an unknown male last Friday. According to police reports on Oct 6th, 2023, at around 7 p.m., an officer responded to the Randolph Mall for a report of a fraud. An employee at a business inside the mall told officers that a male had come into the business and paid with a counterfeit $100 dollar bill. While at the mall, the officer was notified by security that another business in the mall was reporting receiving a counterfeit bill from a male. In total, over the span of a couple of hours, four separate businesses inside the mall had reported being defrauded with counterfeit bills. Additiona...
Stabbing at Dunham’s in Asheboro Sends One to Hospital

Stabbing at Dunham’s in Asheboro Sends One to Hospital

Crime
[Scott Pelkey | North State Journal] ASHEBORO N.C. - One person was taken to the hospital after a reported stabbing at the Randolph Mall Tuesday evening. On April 25th, 2023, at around 6:15 pm, police were called to the Dunham's Sports store at the Randolph Mall for a report of a stabbing. According to Robbie Brown, Assistant Chief of Police with the Asheboro Police Department, the victim reported he was assaulted by several black males while in the business. The victim was transported to a local medical facility for treatment, no update on their condition is available at this time and no information about the individuals involved can be released due to their age. Brown says the case has been assigned to a detective in Criminal Investigations Division.
Active Shooter False Alarm Blamed On Misunderstanding

Active Shooter False Alarm Blamed On Misunderstanding

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Acme News ASHEBORO N.C. - For 2 minutes on Tuesday afternoon officers with the Asheboro Police Department thought they were racing towards the call no officer wants to hear, but it all turned out to be a misunderstanding. The afternoon of Tuesday March 22nd officers with the Asheboro Police Department had been on the scene of a shooting on Kemp Blvd where a 19-year-old and two juveniles had been shot for just shy of two hours. At the same time deputies and troopers were out on Vision Drive with a driver who was being arrested for DUI after being chased down by a DMV officer who saw the driver firing a gun into the air while driving down the road. In the midst of all that, at 6:10 pm, a call came into the Randolph County 911 center. A confused caller was reporting a possible act...