In October 2022, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office received information regarding sexual crimes against a minor. Following an investigation by the Criminal Investigations Division, charges were sought against Zachary Thomas Gillespie, of High Point, for felony first degree statutory rape and felony incest with a child <13.
On March 8, 2023, Gillespie turned himself in to detectives at the Criminal Investigations Office. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Randolph County Detention Center where he was served the warrant. The magistrate issued a $250,000 secured bond and a first appearance was set for March 9, 2023, in Randolph County District Court.
Names of Defendant:
Zachary Thomas Gillespie
Randolph County Sheriff’s Office does not release information regarding victims to protect their identity and privacy. Additionally, NC laws prohibit the release of identifying information of juveniles.