On March 19, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to Branson Mill Rd., Randleman, in reference to an armed person. Upon arrival, the victim provided information regarding the incident and the subject involved, who is known by the victim. Reportedly, Abijah John Lewis, II, driven to the victim’s residence and an argument ensued in the driveway. Lewis began backing out of the driveway, and fired a weapon out the driver’s side window. Criminal Investigations and Crime Scene Investigations responded to the incident scene and evidence was collected.
Following the investigation, charges were sought on Lewis for felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill.
On March 29, 2023, Lewis was placed under arrest at the Randolph County Detention Center and served the outstanding warrant. He was taken before the magistrate, who issued a $2,500 secured bond and set his next court date for March 31, 2023m in Randolph County District Court.
Name of Defendant:
Abijah John Lewis, II