On May 29, 2022, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to Gallimore Town Rd., Trinity, in reference to a larceny of a dirt bike that had occurred on May 22, 2022, in the Mechanic Rd. area of Asheboro. Upon arrival, information was obtained regarding a possible suspect and location of the stolen item. After collecting information from the victim, the deputy went to the address given and located the dirt bike. The resident reported purchasing the dirt bike from a Matthew Lee McDowell during the week of May 25th. Following the investigation, a warrant was sought for McDowell for felony larceny and felony possession stolen goods/property.
On June 30, 2022, McDowell was located by the Criminal Apprehension Team. He was arrested and transported to the Randolph County Detention Center where he was served the outstanding warrant and his outstanding order for arrest. He was issued a $6,000 total secured bond. A first appearance was set for July 1, 2022, in Randolph County District Court.
Name of Defendant:
Matthew Lee McDowell