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Woman Arrested for Felony Trafficking After Police Locate 8lbs of Heroin

Woman Arrested for Felony Trafficking After Police Locate 8lbs of Heroin

Crime
RANDLEMAN N.C. - A Virginia woman has been arrested and is facing felony trafficking charges after police say the located over eight pounds of heroin in her vehicle. On September 30th, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Interdiction Team conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 73/74 in Randleman. According to a press release, during that traffic stop deputies searched the vehicle and say they located and seized approximately 8 ½ pounds of heroin. The suspect, identified by the Sheriff's Office as Lori Kristen Price of Roanoke, VA, was arrested and transported to Randolph County Jail. A magistrate found probable cause for the charges of two counts of Trafficking in Heroin. She received a $1,000,000 secured bond with a first appearance set for October 2, 2023,...
Sheriff’s Office Seizes 44 Pounds of Cocaine from Traffic Stop

Sheriff’s Office Seizes 44 Pounds of Cocaine from Traffic Stop

Crime
Top view of cocaine package and knife with white powder. (Stock Photo) [littlewolf1989/Adobe Stock] TRINITY N.C. - The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office says their Criminal Interdiction Team located and seized forty-four pounds of cocaine during a traffic stop over the weekend. On August 20th, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Interdiction Team conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 85 north near mile marker 109, in Trinity. During that stop, officers say they located approximately forty-four pounds of cocaine in the "trunk area" of the vehicle. The driver, identified by the Sheriff's Office as 60-year-old Antonio Argentine Shaw from Virginia, was arrested and has been charged with two counts of Felony Trafficking in Cocaine. Shaw is currently being hel...
RCSO: Several Pounds of Meth Seized, Two Arrested for Drug Trafficking

RCSO: Several Pounds of Meth Seized, Two Arrested for Drug Trafficking

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Two people were arrested and are now facing multiple felony drug trafficking charges after deputies located drugs on a traffic stop leading to an investigation that located more drugs and guns in a camper. On June 30th, 2023, deputies with the Randolph County Sheriff's Office Patrol Division conducted a traffic stop on Mack Rd. in Asheboro. During a search of the vehicle the Sheriff's office says they located and seized approximately 4 ½ of Methamphetamine as well as Suboxone, Oxycodone and two firearms, according to a press release. The driver of the vehicle, identified by the Sheriff's Office as Evan Baker, was transported to the hospital for medical treatment following the traffic stop and investigators were able to obtain warrants for Baker's arrest. On Jul...
Traffic Stop by Asheboro Police Leads to Trafficking Charges

Traffic Stop by Asheboro Police Leads to Trafficking Charges

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - A traffic stop by the Asheboro Police Department's Special Enforcment Team (SET), lead to the arrest of an Asheboro man on drug trafficking charges last week. On Thursday May 4th, 2023, Officers with the Asheboro Police Department's Special Enforcement Team (SET) along with officers from the Vice/ Narcotics division initiated a traffic stop of a wanted suspect near the intersection of S Cox St and E Salisbury St. According to a police report from the department, as a result of that traffic stop Mr. Timothy Fore was arrested on an outstanding warrant for allowing an unlicensed driver, aid and abet, and driving with license revoked. In addition to the outstanding warrants, Fore was charged with multiple felony drug trafficking charges as well as several other traff...
Multi-Agency Drug Investigation Leads To Arrest Of Randolph County Man for Trafficking

Multi-Agency Drug Investigation Leads To Arrest Of Randolph County Man for Trafficking

Breaking News
ASHEBORO N.C. - An investigation into fentanyl by the Randolph County Sheriff's Office resulted to a multi-agency drug investigation leading to a Randolph County man facing felony trafficking charges. According to a press release by the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, on April 1st, 2022, the Criminal Interdiction Team conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that police say was operated by Jarvis James Siler. During a search of that vehicle the Sheriff's Office says they found a trafficking amount of Fentanyl and MDMA (the active ingredient in Ecstasy) was seized. Detectives with the Sheriff’s Office Vice and Narcotics Division also executed a search warrant at a business operated by Siler located in Archdale. During the search, Detectives say they located and seized an additional t...