On August 3, 2022, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division located a stolen truck at the residence of Jacob Taylor Yow on Old NC Hwy 13. An inventory of the vehicle, resulted in other stolen items being located.
The suspects and the vehicle had been seen earlier at the Quik Chek in Seagrove. Seagrove Police Department assisted and were able to retrieve video footage. Investigators were able to identify the suspects as Yow and Eric Dwayne Varner.
Charges were sought against Jacob Taylor Yow and Eric Dwayne Varner in this case and the magistrate found probable cause to issue warrants for each for felony larceny of a motor vehicle, felony possession of stolen motor vehicle, misdemeanor larceny, and misdemeanor possession of stolen goods/property
On August 5, 2022, Yow was located and arrested without incident. He was given a $10,000 secured bond and a first appearance was set for August 8, 2022, in Randolph County District Court.
On August 12, 2022, Varner was located and arrested without incident. The magistrate issued a $15,000 secured bond and a first appearance was set for August 15, 2022, in Randolph County District Court.
Name of Defendants:
Jacob Taylor Yow Eric Dwayne Varner
Age: 30 Age: 30