On April 19, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to Virginia Acres Dr., Asheboro, in reference to a reported robbery. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the caller, Katie King, and subsequently Travis Edwards, both residents of that address. Upon further investigation, no evidence was located to support the reported robbery. However, during a search of the residence, deputies located and seized schedule III controlled substance, methamphetamine and paraphernalia. Both residents were arrested and transported to the Randolph County Detention Center, where the magistrate found probable cause on the charges of felony possession with intent to manufacture/sell/deliver methamphetamine, felony possession of methamphetamine, misdemeanor possession of schedule III, and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia for both Edwards and King. Edwards received a $75,000 secured bond and King received a $50,000 secured bond. A first appearance was set for April 24, 2023, in Randolph County District Court.
Name of Defendants:
Travis Eli Edwards Katie Daire Mason King
Age: 36 Age: 31