On March 23, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to Old Rockett Rd., Randleman, in reference to a larceny/theft that had already occurred. Upon arrival, the victim reported that a subject had removed items from within the residence and provided names of possible suspects.
On April 4, 2023, the victim reported locating some of the stolen items at a local pawn shop. During the investigation, it was determined that Shawn Christopher Owens had pawned the stolen property.
Following the investigation, on April 27, 2023, charges were sought and the magistrate found probable cause to issue a warrant for felony obtain property by false pretense, misdemeanor possession of stolen goods, and misdemeanor larceny.
On May 1, 2023, Owens was located, arrested and transported to the Randolph County Detention Center where he was served the outstanding warrant. He was issued a $1,500 secured bond and a first appearance was set for May 2, 2023, in Randolph County District Court.
Name of Defendant:
Shawn Christopher Owens