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Stolen Motorcycle Leads Police on Chase – Charges Catch up with Driver

Stolen Motorcycle Leads Police on Chase – Charges Catch up with Driver

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Charges are catching up with the driver of a stolen motorcycle with active warrants who fled from police late last month. In a press release the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office says that on September 22nd, 2023, a deputy attempted to pull over a motorcycle on Turnpike Rd., in Archdale, but the driver failed to stop leading to a pursuit. That chase continued to the intersection of Meadowbrook Road and Kennedy Road where the Sheriff's Office says the driver slowed down and appeared to be turning right, before losing control and crashing into a ditch on Kennedy Road across from Meadowbrook Road. The driver was located at the scene of the wreck lying on the ground and the Sheriff's Office says the driver provided a false name, likely due to having outstanding warr...
Manhunt Leads to Massive Police Presence on Zoo Connector / 64 Bypass Last Week

Manhunt Leads to Massive Police Presence on Zoo Connector / 64 Bypass Last Week

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Last week a manhunt triggered a massive police presence on the 64 Bypass near the Zoo Connector Rd. On March 3rd, 2023, around 5 p.m. deputies with the Randolph County Sheriff's Office observed Steven Wayne Golden, a wanted suspect, on a bicycle on Staley's Farm Rd, near the Zoo Connector and attempted to contact him. Golden attempted to flee on the bicycle but crashed into a guardrail on the bridge before fleeing on foot into a wooded area, leading to a manhunt and a massive police presence in the area. Video shared by Alex Purdue to the 'What’s happening Asheboro?' Facebook page showed the scene on the 64 Bypass. Additional deputies arrived and set up a perimeter and initiated a search. At one point during the search several deputies in the area reported he...
Already in Jail for Vehicle Theft, Man Charged With ‘Burning Public Building’ for DMV Fire

Already in Jail for Vehicle Theft, Man Charged With ‘Burning Public Building’ for DMV Fire

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - The Randolph County Sheriff's Office announced several charges against a local man related to an intentional fire set at a DMV office and deputies didn't have to go far to find him as he was already in jail accused of stealing a car. On November 24, 2022, at around 5 pm, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Office on US Hwy 220 Bus. S., Asheboro, after receiving a call about breaking & entering and larceny. When deputies arrived, they were met by a fire investigator from the Randolph County Fire Marshal’s Office and representatives of the DMV Office. According to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office, the fire investigator told deputies that an exterior metal storage building had been broken into and a fir...
Overdose Call in Asheboro Leads To Vehicle Chase – Couple Arrested

Overdose Call in Asheboro Leads To Vehicle Chase – Couple Arrested

Crime, News
ASHEBORO N.C. - What started as a call for a possible overdose in Asheboro ended with two people arrested, a gun seized, a stolen car recovered, all after a vehicle chase. On June 30, 2022 at around 6pm emergency crews and police were called to a possible overdose in the parking lot of the Randolph Mall. The 911 caller stated two subjects were slumped over inside a vehicle, which was parked in front of Belks. According to Assistant Chief of Police Robbie Brown with the Asheboro Police Department, officers arrived and located the vehicle. "While attempting to wake up the two occupants, inside the vehicle, officers noticed a firearm in the driver’s lap. After securing the firearm officers continued their efforts to wake the individuals up," said Brow...
Police Say Unconscious Driver Found In Stolen Vehicle Arrested

Police Say Unconscious Driver Found In Stolen Vehicle Arrested

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Police say they arrested a driver found unconscious in a stolen vehicle sitting in traffic in Trinity last week. According to the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, on May 21st, 2022, they responded to the intersection of Meadowbrook Dr. and NC-62 in Trinity, A 911 caller reported an unconscious driver in a vehicle blocking traffic. When a deputy arrived, they found a white SUV with an unconscious male in the driver seat. The deputy attempted to wake the driver up by knocking on the window but the driver, later identified as Raymond Henry O'Neal, was unresponsive so the deputy opened the driver side front door to evaluate him. O’Neal woke and attempted to start the vehicle and put it in drive, but was ordered to cut the vehicle off and exit it. The Sheriff's Off...
‘Riddin-Dirty’ – Suspects Arrested After Failed Larceny Thwarted When Stolen Vehicle Gets Stuck In Mud

‘Riddin-Dirty’ – Suspects Arrested After Failed Larceny Thwarted When Stolen Vehicle Gets Stuck In Mud

Breaking News
ASHEBORO N.C. - Police say they arrested two people who are now facing felony charges after their attempt to flee from a failed larceny was thwarted when their stolen vehicle got stuck in the mud. On February 18, 2022,The Randolph County Sheriff's Office responded to a larceny at a business on Hwy 64 E. According to the press release from Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, police were informed that two people were attempting to steal from a business but were stopped and then proceeded to flee from the scene. A nearby officer, who was responding to a suspicious person's call around the same time and near the location of the larceny, spotted the two people standing beside a white tanker truck that was stuck in the mud. Police stated the two individuals matched the description from the fai...
Man Arrested For Stealing Truck, Guns, & Catalytic Converter

Man Arrested For Stealing Truck, Guns, & Catalytic Converter

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - The Sheriff’s Office announced they made an arrest of an individual accused of stealing a truck with several guns inside last month. On January 10, 2022, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 7000 block of NC HWY 49 South in Denton for a report of a vehicle theft. The victim told police that a truck containing several firearms had been stolen from the business. The Asheboro Police Department located the stolen truck on January 20, 2022. A press release from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office says officers found the truck in the possession of Caleb Hunter Reeder who was arrested for Felony Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle and transported to the Randolph County Jail. The bed-mounted toolbox and the catalytic converter had been removed from the veh...
VICE Search Warrant Locates Drugs, Guns, Stolen Vehicle, 2 Arrested

VICE Search Warrant Locates Drugs, Guns, Stolen Vehicle, 2 Arrested

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Asheboro Police Departments VICE/Narcotics unit conducted a search warrant on a home last Wednesday that landed 2 people in jail and located drugs as well as several stolen guns and a stolen vehicle. According to a police report from the Asheboro Police Department on Wednesday Jan 26th 2022 the VICE/Narcotics team along with the Special Enforcement Team (SET) and the Department’s SWAT team conducted a search warrant on a home at 640 Tucker St in Asheboro. Police say they seized suspected cocaine, crack, and marijuana along with two stolen firearms. Police also say they located a stolen vehicle at the home. Daren E Shamburger and Reginald C Dunn were both arrested on multiple charges. Reginald C Dunn Possession of a stolen firearm Possession of firearm by felon...
Drug Activity Call Finds Suspect Who Had Just Ran From Police

Drug Activity Call Finds Suspect Who Had Just Ran From Police

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - A call about possible drug activity led police to locating a suspect who had fled on foot and escaped earlier in the day. According to a press release from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office on January 21st, 2022, a deputy in the area of Hwy 64 E near Asheboro observed a vehicle that matched the description of a vehicle stolen from Old Cox Rd reported stolen on December 29th, 2021. The Sheriff’s Office says the deputy followed the vehicle to the Dollar General on US Hwy 64 E, where police say the suspect fled on foot.Additional deputies and a K-9 were dispatched to help locate the suspect but the K9 lost the scent on Loflin Pond Road. The Sheriff’s Office says they received information from a witness in the area who observed the suspect get into a white Nissan. Crimes...
[UPDATED] One Shot, Car Stolen In Trinity, Police Issue BOLO

[UPDATED] One Shot, Car Stolen In Trinity, Police Issue BOLO

Breaking News
ASHEBORO N.C. - A man was shot and his car stolen this morning in Trinity, and now police are asking the public to be on the look out for a suspect vehicle. According to a press release from the Randolph County Sheriff's Office at around 9 a.m. this morning they responded to a call about an assault at the Dollar General on Hwy 62 in Trinity. A 911 caller had reported that the victim had come into the store asking for help stating he had been shot and his car stolen. Randolph County EMS transported the victim to an area hospital. Police located the victims vehicle abandoned on Sabine St in Trinity. The victim was able to provide a description of the suspect vehicle as a green in color Jeep Cherokee occupied by two suspects. Police say they suspects and motives are unknown at th...