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Sherriff’s Office Seeking Help Identifying Suspect in Courthouse Vandalism

Sherriff’s Office Seeking Help Identifying Suspect in Courthouse Vandalism

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https://youtu.be/xbr0XxUfXNo ASHEBORO N.C. - The Randolph County Sheriff's Office is asking for help from the public in identifying a suspect connected to vandalism at the courthouse last weekend. According to an online press release, on January 29th, 2023, the Sheriff Office's Criminal Investigations Division was called to investigate vandalism that occurred at the Randolph County Courthouse on Salisbury Street in Asheboro. Video surveillance of the incident captured the perpetrator, described as a black male, wearing black in color pants, a gray sweatshirt, red sneakers/boots, and a tan in color toboggan throwing rocks through several of the windows. According to the Sheriff's Office, the same subject is believed to be responsible for other vandalisms that occurred the sa...
RCSO, SBI, and FBI Investigating Vandalism at Randolph County Power Substation

RCSO, SBI, and FBI Investigating Vandalism at Randolph County Power Substation

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On January 19th, 2023, crews work to repair the damage a power substation on Post Rd after someone fired shots at the equipment on Jan 17th, 2023. (PJ WARD-BROWN/NORTH STATE JOURNAL) ASHEBORO N.C. - Late yesterday, the Randolph County Sheriff's Office announced that a power substation on Post Road in Randolph County was vandalized. According to a press release from the Sheriff's Office, on January 17th, 2023, deputies responded to a vandalism call at a power substation on Post Road, Thomasville, in Randolph County. In a statement EnergyUnited officials said crews "responded to an alarm that notified personnel of an equipment issue at its Pleasant Hill Substation early Tuesday morning. Crews were dispatched to assess the situation and discovered damage to the substation transfor...
Fences Up Around Confederate Monument Following Vandalism [Updated]

Fences Up Around Confederate Monument Following Vandalism [Updated]

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Metal fences sit around the perimeter of the Confederate monument on Monday Nov 28th 2022. (Scott Pelkey / Acme News) ASHEBORO N.C. - Fences are up around the Confederate monument located in front of the Historic Courthouse on Worth Street in Asheboro after it was vandalized with spray-paint last week. Sometime on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022, the Confederate statute that sits in front of the historic courthouse on Worth St in Asheboro was vandalized with spray-paint. Within hours the statue had been cleaned by volunteers according to a press release from the Sons of the Confederate Veterans. "Preserving memorials to Confederate veterans is the right thing to do." said the group in the press release. "These veterans answered the call of their State and sacrificed their lives i...
Asheboro Police Dept Patrol Vehicles Vandalized over Weekend

Asheboro Police Dept Patrol Vehicles Vandalized over Weekend

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Photos provided by Asheboro Police Department ASHEBORO N.C. - Several patrol vehicles belonging to the Asheboro Police Department were vandalized with spray paint over the weekend. According to a report from the Asheboro Police Department around 3 pm on Saturday Nov 26th, 2022, a detective noticed and reported that 6 patrol vehicles in the parking lot adjacent to the station on E Academy Street had been vandalized with spray-paint. Police say that the patrol vehicles in the lot were spare vehicles and that the Criminal Investigations Division is currently investigating the case. No information on motive or suspect(s) has been release at this time.
Fire Dept Finds Vandalism Not Fire At Central Gym

Fire Dept Finds Vandalism Not Fire At Central Gym

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ASHEBORO NC - On Tuesday September 14th, just after Noon the Asheboro Fire Department was dispatched to a commercial fire at the Central Gymnasium in Asheboro. When they arrived the saw smoke coming from the building but according to Capt Joines with the Asheboro Fire Dept instead of fire they found vandalism. According to Asst Chief Brown with the Asheboro Police Dept evidence and witnesses pointed to several juveniles breaking out the panel at the front of the gym and setting off two fire extinguishers inside the gym. A CSI detective responded to the scene and collected the extinguishers so they could be processed. Asst Chief Brown says the case has been assigned to a detective. No information about the cost of the damage was available, and anyone with information i...