Area crime briefs: Teen faces charges after gunshots in Asheboro

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ASHEBORO – A teenager faces charges after gunshots were fired in the city late last month.

Asheboro Police charged Kelvin Amad Cook, 18, with six counts of discharging a firearm inside city limits, two counts of injury to personal property, going armed to the terror of the public and resisting a public officer. He received a $25,000 secured bond.

The alleged incident took place at approximately 7:50 p.m. May 24 in the area of South Church Street, West Wainman Avenue and Independence Drive.

Officers arriving in the area had a short foot pursuit before detaining Cook and recovering a Taurus 9mm handgun, according to a
police report.

• On Sunday, Tony Lewis Blevins, 59, was arrested by the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office on an outstanding order for arrest out of the Commonwealth of Virginia for Failure to Appear/Contempt of Court from Grayson County, Virginia.

He was subsequently arrested for the outstanding process and transported to the Randolph County Detention Center, where he was taken before the magistrate and charged as a Fugitive from Justice, issued a $15,000 secured bond and an extradition hearing was set for this week in Randolph County District Court.

By Randolph Record