On April 21, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to Meadow Ct., Trinity, in reference to an assault. Upon arrival, the injured victim was located on the porch of the residence. EMS responded to evaluate the victim and urged the victim to be seen at the hospital for her injuries. The victim reported Roy Lee Evans, of Lexington, had held her against her will inside his vehicle throughout the night and assaulted her. Evans reportedly released her around 7:00 a.m. and was told to leave the residence. She was discovered by other people in the residence when they awoke and 911 was called.
Deputies sought warrants on Evans felony assault by strangulation, felony first degree kidnapping, misdemeanor assault on a female and misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon.
On April 23, 2023, Evans was located in Davidson County, arrested and transported to Davidson County Detention Center where he was served the warrant and issued a $75,000 secured bond. A first appearance was set for April 24, 2023, in Randolph County District Court.
Name of Defendant:
Roy Lee Evans