Cold Cases

Cold Case Spotlight

The purpose of this web page is to remind the citizens of Randolph County, with a brief snapshot of the incident and a photo, of unsolved cases. The hope is that by seeing and reading these profiles, someone, somewhere, remembers the victims and new leads are generated from tips. The following nine unsolved cases are being reviewed and worked by criminal investigators with homicide and cold case investigations training. There is no set timetable or expiration date on these cases, or any other death investigation that remains unsolved. 

The Randolph County Sheriff's Office would like to thank Randolph County Crime Stoppers and the Office of the Governor for offering cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) who committed these crimes.

Bill Davis1994 Unsolved Homicide - Bill Davis

William Ray "Bill" Davis, age 40, was found shot to death in his Cedar Square home during the early hours of May 1, 1994. A female called 911 after making entry and finding Davis in his bedroom. The Office of the Governor had offered a reward in the amount of $5,000. A Randolph County Crime Stoppers reward is currently being offered in the amount of $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.

If you have any information on this homicide, please contact Randolph County Crime Stoppers 24/7 @ 336-672-7463 or call the Randolph County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division @ 336-318-6682.



Judy Rawlings2001 Unsolved Homicide - Judy Rawlings

Judy Carol Rawlings, age 16, was reported missing from the family's Marsh Mountain Road home on October 5, 2001. A hunter found Rawlings' partially clothed body on October 19, 2001 in a field about a half-mile away off of Groom Road. Rawlings mother told deputies she was leaving for a doctor's appointment when she last saw her daughter about 7:30 am on October 3, 2001. Tony Ray Sierra Jr., age 18, told investigators he gave her a ride on a four-wheeler and left her at Farlow Oil Co. on October 4, 2001. The Office of the Governor had offered a reward in the amount of $5,000. A Randolph County Crime Stoppers reward is currently being offered in the amount of $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.

If you have any information on this homicide, please contact Randolph County Crime Stoppers 24/7 @ 336-672-7463 or call the Randolph County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division @ 336-318-6682.


2005 Unsolved - Baby John

On June 8, 2005, the victim was  found in a wooded area of Third Park Ave. Randleman, N.C. The victim was an infant and had been deceased for some time due to decomposition. The medical examiner could not tell us if the infant had ever took a breath or was born deceased. The infant was found in a trash bag in the middle of the wooded lot.  The victim has not yet been identified.


Tina Rook2012 Unsolved Homicide - Tina Rook

Tina Mae Rook, age 35, was stabbed by an unknown person while in the gravel parking lot of Axiom America, located on Thompson Street on October 13, 2012. And later died from her injuries at the Hospital. Tina was last seen in the area of Clinton Avenue and Ridgeway Place in High Point around 2:10 pm. A witness said Rook got into a white single cab truck with an unknown male, 35 to 50 years old with brown, shaggy hair. A white pickup was seen entering and leaving Axiom America on video later that day. A Randolph County Crime Stoppers reward is currently being offered in the amount of $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.

If you have any information on this homicide, please contact Randolph County Crime Stoppers 24/7 @ 336-672-7463 or call the Randolph County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division @ 336-318-6682.


Jimmy Isom2017 Missing Person - Jimmy Isom

Jimmy Lee Isom, age 36, who has been missing from his residence on 650 Cable Creek Road, Asheboro, NC, since August 29, 2017. Isom was last seen driving a silver Dodge Charger with tinted windows in Asheboro, the day before his disappearance. Detectives are currently treating this case as an active homicide investigation. The Office of the Governor has recently offered a reward in the amount of $5,000.A Randolph County Crime Stoppers reward is currently being offered in the amount of $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.

If you have any information on this missing person, please contact Randolph County Crime Stoppers 24/7 @ 336-672-7463 or call the Randolph County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division @ 336-318-6682.


Marchel Lee Williams2017 Missing Person - Marchel Lee Williams

Crime Stoppers increased reward to $2,000 on July 21, 2021.

Randolph County Crime Stoppers is offering a $2,000 award to anyone providing information leading to whereabouts of Marchel Lee Williams, III. He was last seen on May 27, 2017, at his residence on Orlendo Drive, Asheboro. Mr. Williams is a 50-year-old white male, approximately 5'8" tall, 160 lbs, with short black hair and brown eyes.

If you have any information on this missing person or knew who he hung out with, please contact Randolph County Crime Stoppers 24/7 @ 336-672-7463 or call the Randolph County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division @ 336-318-6682.



2018 Missing Person - Joshua Derek Trent

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Randolph County Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 award to anyone providing information leading to whereabouts of Joshua Derek Trent. The Randolph County Sheriff's Office needs your assistance in locating Joshua Derek Trent. Trent was last seen walking in the area of Mendenhall Road ext. and Highway 62 in Trinity, NC on September 17, 2018, following a dispute. Trent is described as a white male, 30 years old, approximately 5'11", 150 lbs., blue eyes, brown hair, "MAT" tattooed on his right shoulder, and "Trent" tattooed on his upper back.

According to Trent's family it is not uncommon for Trent to leave for extended periods of time, but not without communicating with them. Family and friends have not seen or heard from Trent since September 17, 2018.

If anyone has any information on the location of Victor Castillo, they are asked to contact 911, the Randolph County Sheriff's Office at 336-318-6699 or Crime Stoppers at 336-672-7463.

Victor Cannales Castillo2020 Missing Person - Victor Cannales Castillo

On June 19, 2020, the Randolph County Sheriff's Office received a report of a Missing Person (and this photo). The missing person was identified as Victor Cannales Castillo, listed as a 53 year-old, Hispanic male, who is approximately 5'5" tall and 150 pounds. Unknown clothing description. Castillo was last seen in the area of Archdale, NC, in February 2020. He has ties to Archdale and High Point, NC, and Georgia.

If anyone has any information on the location of Victor Castillo, they are asked to contact 911, the Randolph County Sheriff's Office at 336-318-6699 or Crime Stoppers at 336-672-7463.






johnathan flowers

2021 Unsolved Homicide - Victim: Jonathan "Monte" Flowers

Randolph County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to Town and Country Mobile Home Park aka: Deep River Haven Mobile Home Park on Hwy 64, Ramseur, in response to a shooting that had just occurred. Upon arrival, deputies discovered two people had been shot while sitting in a vehicle. The female victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment.   The male victim, sitting in the passenger seat of a vehicle, was identified as Jonathan Monte Flowers, age 18, of Burlington, NC. . Flowers succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact 911 immediately or call Crime Stoppers at 336-7CRIME (336-672-7463) if they wish to remain anonymous. 


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