On May 21, 2022, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to Hillsdale Park Drive, in Sophia, in reference to a breaking and entering in progress. The caller advised a male subject, who arrived on a moped, was inside the homeowner’s garage. Upon arrival, the Deputy observed the male subject, matching the description given, attempting to start the moped. As the deputy approached the subject, the subject refused to obey verbal commands and attempted to drive away on the moped. The subject was apprehended and taken into custody and the stolen items were recovered. During the investigation, the subject, identified as Jimmy Everette Hughes, made threatening comments to the victims. Hughes was transported to the Randolph County Detention Center where he threatened officers. Hughes was charged with felony breaking and or entering, felony larceny after breaking or entering, felony possession of stolen goods, misdemeanor assault and battery, second degree trespassing, two counts of misdemeanor communicating threats, and misdemeanor resisting public officer. The magistrate found probable cause and issued a $40,000 secured bond and a first appearance was set for May 23, 2022, in Randolph County District Court.
Name of Defendant:
Jimmy Everette Hughes