On May 7, 2023, a Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Deputy conducted a traffic stop in the area of NC Hwy 62 & Finch Farm Rd., Thomasville. Upon investigation, the driver, Emily Wainse Cheung, had an outstanding order for arrest out of Guilford County for a misdemeanor probation violation. She was transported to the Randolph County Detention Center. While preparing to enter the building, Cheung confessed that she had methamphetamine hidden in her clothing and retrieved it. She was then escorted inside of the jail and taken before the magistrate, who found probable cause for the charge of felony possession of methamphetamine. She was also served the outstanding order for arrest out of Guilford County. She was issued a $7,500 total secured bond and a first appearance was set for May 8, 2023, in Randolph County District Court.
Name of Defendant:
Emily Wainse Cheung