On March 14, 2022, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to Tall Pine St., Asheboro, in reference to a vehicle theft. Upon arrival, the victim and witnesses provided information. Later in the evening, deputies responded to another call on Tall Pine St., in which a vehicle matching the description was located with a male subject inside of it. A witness reported confronting the male subject who then fled on foot toward a residence on the same street. Additional units responded and made contact with a resident of the home who brought Lucio Chase Cruz outside. Cruz was placed under arrest and transported to the Randolph County Detention Center where the magistrate found probable cause for the charges of Felony Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle as well as Felony Larceny of the Motor Vehicle. He was given a $3,000 secured bond and a first appearance was set for March 15, 2022, in Randolph County District Court.
Name of Defendant:
Lucio Chase Cruz