On April 22, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to an agency assist on N. Broad St., Seagrove. Deputies were advised that a Seagrove Police Officer needed assistance with a male subject trespassing on private property. While enroute, the subject left the property and Communications provided a description of the suspect vehicle. Deputies located the vehicle at a gas station on North Broad Street and approached the driver, identified as Christopher Matthew Alley of Browns Summit, NC. Seagrove Police arrived shortly thereafter for investigation. Communications advised that Alley had an outstanding warrant out of Richmond County for vehicle theft. Upon learning of the outstanding warrant, Alley got back into his vehicle and fled. Deputies on scene pursued Alley into the city limits of Asheboro, but cancelled the pursuit on S. Fayetteville Street for the safety of the motoring public.
Deputies went to the Magistrates Office and swore out warrants on Alley for felony flee to elude, misdemeanor resist/ delay/ and obstruct, misdemeanor reckless driving to endanger, misdemeanor driving while license revoked, misdemeanor fail to heed light or siren, and misdemeanor speeding, where probable cause was found and a warrant was issued for Alley. He was also entered into NCIC for extradition from the surrounding states.
On May 1, 2023, Alley was arrested during an incident in Horry County, SC, and Randolph County was notified of his arrest and his extradition is authorized. The magistrate set a $150,000 secured bond pending an extradition hearing.
On May 23, 2023, Alley was extradited back to Randolph County and served his outstanding warrants for which the magistrate issued a $20,000 secured bond. A first appearance was set for May 24, 2023, in Randolph County District Court. He was also served his other outstanding warrants out of NC and received and additional $15,000 secured bond.
Name of Defendant:
Christopher Matthew Alley