Skip to main content
You are the owner of this article.
You have permission to edit this article.
Edit
Suspect dragged man in stolen truck, Davidson County deputies say
0 Comments

Suspect dragged man in stolen truck, Davidson County deputies say

  • 0
{{featured_button_text}}

A man driving a stolen truck from another man’s house was arrested on Sunday after dragging one of the homeowners during the theft, the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office reported.

A report from the sheriff’s office showed that deputies responded to a house on Kindley Road in the Silver Valley community and discovered that a breaking and entering had just occurred at the house.

The sheriff’s office said a man had forced his way into the house, removed truck keys and began driving away in a truck belonging to one of the residents. During the incident, reports showed, one of the residents was dragged some distance by the truck being driven away.

The suspect did not get far, reports showed: The suspect wrecked the truck at the edge of some woods and ran away.

Then, while deputies investigated, a call came in of a suspicious person in the area nearby, the sheriff’s office said, and the description of the suspicious person matched that of the man they were looking for.

Deputies located the person and identified him as Thomasville resident Christopher Dunning, age 28.

Dunning was charged with felony breaking and entering, felony larceny after breaking and entering, felony breaking and entering of a motor vehicle, felony larceny of a motor vehicle and assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.

The sheriff’s office did not provide any information on injuries suffered by the person who was dragged.

Dunning was placed in the Davidson County Jail with bond set at $75,000. He is scheduled to appear in district court on Aug. 23.

336-727-7369

@wyoungWSJ

0 Comments

Sign up for our Crime & Courts newsletter

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Related to this story

Most Popular

The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that an inmate killed himself on Monday and that it is investigating. James Michael Anderson, who was in the jail on several charges, was found unresponsive in his cell on Monday. The sheriff's office did not provide details on how Anderson is alleged to have killed himself. 

A Florida man alleges in a new lawsuit that house parents sexually abused him repeatedly, starting in 1969 when he was 7-years-old. The lawsuit is the sixth one that accuses officials at the Children's Home and the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church of ignoring and failing to prevent sexual abuse of children who lived on the Winston-Salem campus in the late 1960s and early 1970s. 

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

Breaking News