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Parents of teen shooting suspect charged by police

Parents of teen shooting suspect charged by police

News
ASHEBORO — Asheboro Police says they have charged both parents of the 16-year-old suspect in the fatal shooting of Pedro Ortiz-Perez with helping the suspect avoid arrest. On May 23rd, the Asheboro Police Department obtained warrants for the mother and father of the 16-year-old suspect in the fatal shooting of Pedro Ortiz-Perez, for aiding the suspect in evading arrest. Pedro Ortiz-Perez, a 16-year-old, who attended Southwest Randolph High School and played on the soccer team, was critically injured in a shooting near North Asheboro Park on May 3rd. He remained in critical condition at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill until he succumbed to his injuries and passed away on May 15th. In a statement following the shooting, police said they did not believe Ortiz-Perez was the intended target...
Authorities Searching for Hit & Run Suspect

Authorities Searching for Hit & Run Suspect

Breaking News
ASHEBORO N.C. – Authorities are searching for a suspect vehicle that fled the scene after being involved in a collision on US 64 in Randolph County Wednesday evening, leaving another driver seriously injured. According to the N.C. Highway Patrol, at 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13th, 2024, troopers responded to the report of a crash that occurred on US 64 near Westbury Drive in Randolph County. Investigators say that a black 2017 Lexus RX 350 SUV traveling east, unlawfully passed a 2016 Toyota passenger car in a turning lane, resulting in a collision that sent the Toyota off the roadway to the right, striking an embankment, and a tree. The Lexus SUV fled the scene. The 38-year-old female driver of the Toyota was transported to Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital for serious injurie...
Sheriff’s Office Seeks Suspect in Mountain View Market Robbery

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Suspect in Mountain View Market Robbery

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. – The Randolph County Sheriff's Office is asking for help from the public to identify a suspect who robbed the Mountain View Market in Sophia. Suspect Photo - Provided by RCSO On February 11th, 2024, around 08:48 a.m. the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to the business of Mountain View Market, located at 3712 Caraway Mtn Rd in Sophia for a report of a robbery that had just occurred. According to a press release, the store clerk reported a black male entered the business and walked behind the counter demanding money. The suspect was wearing black pants, a green hoodie, and black shoes and left in a black passenger car with tinted windows, last seen driving down Green Farm Rd. Anyone who may have been in the area around that time or anyone who has inf...
Authorities Searching for Hit and Run Suspect in Deadly Collision (Updated)

Authorities Searching for Hit and Run Suspect in Deadly Collision (Updated)

Breaking News
ARTICLE UPDATEDClick here to go to the latest update https://youtu.be/3uImhTygHAs Video provided by NC SHP LIBERTY N.C. – The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is asking for help searching for a suspect vehicle that was involved in a fatal hit-and-run earlier today. At 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, January 24th, 2024, Troopers with the State Highway Patrol responded to the report of a crash that occurred on County Line Road near Oak Tree Lane north-east of the town of Liberty in Alamance County. According to a press release, Darrin Alston Swann, 19, of Liberty, N.C. was traveling south on County Line Road when a vehicle traveling north sideswiped his vehicle. Swann traveled off the roadway to the left and struck a ditch. Swann was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigator...
Daylight Theft Of Generator, Sherriff’s Office Seeks Help Identifying Suspects

Daylight Theft Of Generator, Sherriff’s Office Seeks Help Identifying Suspects

Crime
ASHEBORO NC - The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public's help in identifying two suspects in a daylight theft of a generator from a local business. On June 23, 2021, the Sheriff’s Office responded to James River Equipment on US HWY 64 E for a call about larceny. A white male had entered the store, picked up a Honda generator, then ran out of the business with it, before getting into a tan or gold hatchback / Chevrolet Equinox. That vehicle fled the parking lot and made a left onto US 64 and then another left on Presnell St. A white female was seen in the front passenger seat and a handicap placard was hanging from the rearview mirror. The white male who committed the actual larceny was described as approximately 5'11” tall, with brown hair, wearing a plaid shirt...