On October 12, 2022, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to Marlbrook Court in Trinity, in reference to vehicle theft that had already occurred. While on scene additional items from an outbuilding were discovered to also be missing.
On October 21, 2022, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office was notified by NC DMV Inspector that the vehicle that had been reported stolen had been released to a scrap metal business to be scrapped before the vehicle had been reported stolen. Following an investigation by the Criminal Investigations Division, a warrant was issued for Adam Gene Phillips for felony obtain property by false pretense.
On October 25, 2022, Phillips was located, arrested and transported to the Randolph County Detention Center where he was issued a written promise to appear and a court date was set for October 31, 2022, in Randolph County District Court.
Adam Gene Phillips