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Asheboro Police Officer Resigns After Off-Duty DUI Charge

Asheboro Police Officer Resigns After Off-Duty DUI Charge

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ASHEBORO N.C. - An Asheboro Police officer has resigned after being charged with driving while impaired while off-duty last month. In the early morning hours of Friday, May 27th 2022, a patrol officer with the Asheboro Police Department conducted a traffic stop for suspicion of DWI on U.S. Highway 64 near Presnell St. The driver in that stop was identified by police as 25-year-old M’Leigha Tashona Brown, an off-duty officer with the Asheboro City Police Department. M’Leigha Tashona Brown Troopers with the NC State Highway Patrol, who were requested by officers on scene arrived at the traffic stop and transported Brown to the Randolph County Jail for a breath test. According to the Highway Patrol that test registered a blood alcohol level of 0.17, more than twice the legal limit....