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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...
Criminal Apprehension Team Arrests Suspect from Pursuit

Criminal Apprehension Team Arrests Suspect from Pursuit

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - This week the Randolph County Sheriff's Office Criminal Apprehension Team located and arrested a suspect from a vehicle pursuit that occurred back in July. According to a press release, on July 13th, 2023, a Deputy with the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office observed a vehicle with a fictitious tag and attempted to pull the vehicle over, but the driver fled leading to a vehicle pursuit. The Sherriff's Office says the driver continued at a high rate of speed and drove in the opposite lane of travel westbound on Lexington Rd. until the deputy lost sight of the vehicle. Additional deputies responded and searched the area; however, they were unsuccessful in locating it. Deputies were able to acquire pictures of the suspect and vehicle from the business in which they w...
RCSO: Man Arrested After Shooting at Home and Leading Police High-Speed Chase

RCSO: Man Arrested After Shooting at Home and Leading Police High-Speed Chase

Crime
TRINITY N.C. - A man who fired a gun at a residence after an argument and then lead police on a high-speed pursuit was arrested over the weekend according to the Randolph County Sheriff's Office. On July 23, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to Thayer Rd., Trinity, in reference to an armed person who had fired a gun at a residence following an altercation. While deputies were responding, the caller told 9-1-1 the suspect had left and returned. When the deputies arrived, they say they were able to hear voices on the front porch of the residence and as they approached, they heard a passenger car drive off at a high rate of speed south on Thayer Rd. The victims identified the driver of the vehicle that sped off as the same person who had fired at the reside...
One Charged after Vehicle Chase End in Crash in Seagrove

One Charged after Vehicle Chase End in Crash in Seagrove

Crime
SEAGROVE N.C. - One person was arrested after a short vehicle chase ended in a crash in Seagrove last week. According to J. Auman Chief of Police for the Seagrove Police Department, just after 2 p.m. on July 17th, 2023, while on patrol in the town, he ran a tag on a vehicle that came back as ficticious. Chief Auman says when he attempted to pull over the driver on Little River Road near Boone Farm Rd, the suspect failed to yield, leading to a brief vehicle pursuit. The chase ended after only around one mile when the driver lost control and crashed into an embankment while making a turn from Little River Rd on to Old Troy Rd. No injuries were reported and the driver, identified by police as 22-year-old Matthew Layton, was arrested, and charged with reckless driving, ...
Domestic Call Leads to Pursuit and Arrest

Domestic Call Leads to Pursuit and Arrest

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Late on Friday night deputies responding to a domestic call found themselves in a short vehicle chase that led to one person being arrested. On July 7th, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to Kemp Mill Rd., Asheboro, in reference to a violation of a Domestic Violence Protective Order, also known as a 50-B. According to information from the Sheriff's Office, the victim who was returning home saw what they believed to be a vehicle belonging to Robert Mitchell Jenkins on the property. The victim stated they had a 50-B Domestic Violence Protection Order in place and that Jenkins also had an outstanding warrant. The victim left and met with deputies in a nearby parking lot. While the deputies were speaking with the victim, they say they saw Jen...
Fleeing Suspect Strikes Patrol Car During Chase says Sheriff’s Office

Fleeing Suspect Strikes Patrol Car During Chase says Sheriff’s Office

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - A suspect is in the Randolph County Jail today awaiting court on several warrants, drug, and traffic charges related to a vehicle pursuit last week. According to a press release from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, on May 11th, 2023, deputies attempted to pull over a vehicle on Pisgah Covered Bridge Rd., in Asheboro. The driver refused to stop and instead accelerated away, beginning a vehicle pursuit with police. During that pursuit, a deputy was successful in getting the vehicle to stop using a "forced vehicle maneuver" designed to break the vehicle's traction, on their second attempt. According to the Sheriff's Office, "as the deputy was exiting the vehicle, the motorist accelerated towards him striking the patrol car, and again fleeing apprehension." On...
Asheboro Police Chase Vehicle Break-In Suspects to Greensboro

Asheboro Police Chase Vehicle Break-In Suspects to Greensboro

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Asheboro Police Officers were involved in a vehicle pursuit after trying to pull over a suspect they believe was connected to several vehicle break-ins at a local apartment complex last week. According to information from the Asheboro Police Department, officers were notified of several 911 calls reporting at least five vehicles broken into at Summers Run Apartments. Police say they were able to determine the suspect's vehicle. That vehicle, which had been reported stolen out of Greensboro, was spotted and sped away when officers attempted to pull it over on a traffic stop. Reporting from Fox 8 WGHP says that during the chase, speeds reached in excess of 100 mph. Officers chased the vehicle to Greensboro where the pursuit was terminated by a supervisor after ...
Asheboro Man Arrested After Vehicle Chase

Asheboro Man Arrested After Vehicle Chase

Crime
fotosr52 / Adobe Stock ASHEBORO N.C. - A vehicle chase last Saturday that started on Old Liberty Rd and reached speeds of 80 mph ended with the arrest of the driver and passenger this week. On June 25th 2022 an Officer with the Asheboro Police Department attempted to stop a black Jeep on Old Liberty Road after observing it cross the center line multiple times. According to information provided by Maj. Jay Hanson, Operations Command with the Asheboro Police Department the driver of the Jeep failed to stop for the stop sign at the intersection of Gold Hill Road and Draper Street, passed a vehicle in a no-passing zone. crossed the centerline on Randolph Tabernacle Road reaching speeds of 80 mph, failed to stop at the intersection of Randolph Tabernacle Road and Henley Country Road ...
What Led To Chase & Crash On 64 Bypass [Video Investigation]

What Led To Chase & Crash On 64 Bypass [Video Investigation]

Investigative
https://youtu.be/ovejs2srRkc By: Scott Pelkey ASHEBORO N.C. (ACME NEWS) — On December 2nd 2021 a vehicle chase ended in a fiery head on crash on the new 64 Bypass that sent 3 people to the hospital. Acme News gathered 911 radio traffic, dispatch notes, police and crash reports, ans poke with witnesses and experts to create a min by min breakdown of the events that led up to that crash. Timeline Dec 1st 2021 (Time Unknown) - According to a police report from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, A blue Mazda was stolen from a home on Davis Country Rd. Dec 2nd 2021 2:00 p.m. - the Criminal Apprehension Team with the Randolph County Sheriff’s office is conducting surveillance on a wanted suspect on 64 West. That suspect Larry Land was driving the same Blue Mazda stolen t...