APD obtains warrants accusing man of stealing a truck and trailer

Press release from the Asheville Police Department:

Asheville Police have obtained warrants on a man for stealing a truck and trailer from a local business after attempting to do the same from another business just a few hours prior Sunday.

Jared Dale Robinson (7/15/1982) is wanted on the following charges:

  • Attempted Felony Larceny (Trailer #1)
  • Tampering with a Motor Vehicle
  • Common Law Robbery
  • Larceny of a Motor Vehicle
  • Felony Larceny (Trailer #2)

In the first incident, APD Patrol Officers were dispatched to a suspicious person call around 6:55 a.m. Sunday at the 300 block of Edbar St.  Following a thorough investigation, the officers were able to identify Robinson as the suspect who tampered with vehicles at the business and attempted to steal a trailer.

In the second incident, APD Patrol Officers responded to investigate a theft around 11:00 a.m. at the 90 block of Crayton Road.  As they conducted their investigation, they were able to identify Robinson as the suspect who stole a truck and trailer from that location.  As APD officers continued their investigation into the afternoon, Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office assisted and located the stolen truck and trailer at two separate locations in the northeast part of the county.

Robinson is described as 5 feet 9 inches, 185 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

If you would like to anonymously share information about the whereabouts of Robinson, you can text TIP2APD to 847411, or use the TIP2APD smartphone app. You can also share information by calling 828-252-1110.

About Community Bulletin
Mountain Xpress posts selected news and information of local interest as a public service for our readers. To submit press releases and other community material for possible publication, email news@mountainx.com.

Before you comment

The comments section is here to provide a platform for civil dialogue on the issues we face together as a local community. Xpress is committed to offering this platform for all voices, but when the tone of the discussion gets nasty or strays off topic, we believe many people choose not to participate. Xpress editors are determined to moderate comments to ensure a constructive interchange is maintained. All comments judged not to be in keeping with the spirit of civil discourse will be removed and repeat violators will be banned. See here for our terms of service. Thank you for being part of this effort to promote respectful discussion.

Leave a Reply

To leave a reply you may Login with your Mountain Xpress account, connect socially or enter your name and e-mail. Your e-mail address will not be published. All fields are required.