Man faces over 20 charges after caught in High Point with stolen vehicle from Randolph County
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Matthew King, 31, is charged with stealing a truck from Randolph County after he was found in the vehicle in High Point, as well as more than 20 other charges. Two other men were also charged in connection with the case.
On Saturday, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to a breaking and entering at a residence in the area of Danny Bell Road.
The victim told deputies someone broke into his home through the window and stole items.
The victim also said his vehicle was stolen.
At about 4 p.m. Saturday, High Point police stopped at 1110 Winslow St. to investigate a suspicious 2006 Toyota Tacoma parked at a vacant residence.
Three men were inside the truck, including King.
When officers discovered the truck was stolen, they arrested all three occupants of the truck and found many stolen items, including two rifles, a shotgun, a pistol, jewelry, knives and money.
Randolph County charged King with felony breaking and entering, felony larceny after breaking/entering, felony possession stolen goods/property, felony safecracking, felony possession of burglary tools, felony larceny of motor vehicle and 11 counts of felony larceny of a firearm.
High Point police charged King with felony receiving or transferring stolen vehicles, felony possession control substance schedule I, felony possession control substance schedule II, felony possession of stolen goods misdemeanor, simple possession schedule VI controlled substance and four counts of misdemeanor carrying concealed weapons.
The suspect received a $1 million secured bond on the Randolph County charges and a $200,000 secured bond on the High Point charges.
Christopher S. Brundage, 32, of Asheboro, was charged with felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle, felony possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, failure to appear in court, four counts of possession of stolen goods and four counts of carrying a concealed gun.
Brundage was confined to the Guilford County jail under a $200,000 secured bond.
Michael T. McLean, 29, of Asheboro, was charged with felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle, four counts of possession of stolen goods and four counts of felony possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
McLean was confined to the Guilford County Jail under a $1.5 million dollar secured bond.