On June 10, 2022, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the area of Ridge St., Asheboro. Asheboro Police Department responded for an agency assist. The driver was identified as Anthony Wilson Benson, who was reported as a wanted fugitive out of the state of Virginia. Benson was taken into custody. During a subsequent search, methamphetamine and paraphernalia were located. He was transported to the Randolph County Detention Center where the magistrate found probable cause for the charges of felony possession of methamphetamine, misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, and failure to maintain lane control. He was also served the fugitive order and was issued a $11,000 total secured bond. A first appearance was set for June 10, 2022, 2022, in Randolph County District Court.
Name of Defendant:
Anthony Wilson Benson