NC paramedic assaulted during welfare check

The suspect was charged with felony assault on emergency personnel causing physical injury

Petruce Jean-Charles
The Courier-Tribune, Asheboro, N.C.

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — On March 10, the Randolph County Sheriff's Office responded to a welfare check that resulted in the assault of a paramedic.

Upon arrival at Robbins Country Road in Trinity, deputies located a male sitting o the front porch of the residence who was apparently impaired by an unknown substance and unable to provide his name.

Randolph County Emergency Services responded to evaluate the subject, after the assault, the subject was arrested for felony assault on emergency personnel.

He was transported to the Randolph County Detention Center where he was identified as Quentin Jaymes Holton, 33.

Deputies discovered that Holton had been reported missing through Archdale Police Department. Holton was taken before the magistrate who found probable cause for the charge of felony assault on emergency personnel causing physical injury and misdemeanor resist, delay, and obstruct a public officer.

He was given a $5,000 secure bond and a first appearance court date set for March 11, 2021, in Randolph County District Court.


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On March 10, 2021, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Robbins Country Rd. in Trinity in...

Posted by Randolph County Sheriff's Office, NC on Thursday, March 11, 2021


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