ASHEBORO — A man was taken into custody after allegedly stealing a Dodge Challenger from an Asheboro car dealership Monday night.
Lt. Col. Mark Lineberry with the Asheboro Police Department reported that officers responded to Asheboro Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM, 1709 E. Dixie Drive, in reference to a stolen green 2019 Dodge Challenger.
A key fob was reportedly left in the vehicle, making it possible for the suspect to drive the vehicle off the lot.
While officers were on scene, a woman stopped by the dealership and stated that she thought she knew who took the car. She provided a picture of the vehicle, along with the suspect's name.
A BOLO (Be On the Look Out) was issued for the vehicle and the suspect by Asheboro Police.
According to a press release from the Randolph County Sheriff's Office, just after midnight, deputies were informed of the vehicle theft.
The sheriff's office located the vehicle near King View Road and Burney Road and conducted a traffic stop.
As a result, Justin Gary Sanders, 28, of 5327 King View Road, Asheboro, was taken into custody without incident.
Sanders was charged with felony larceny of a motor vehicle, felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle and driving while license revoked.
He is being held at the Randolph County Jail under a $35,000 secured bond.