Gang members arrested after search warrant yields drugs and stolen gun – Edge

Sheriff Clee Atkinson announces the arrests of Jeremee Dashon Epps, a documented Sex Money Murder gang member, for Trafficking Heroin. On Wednesday 6/6/2018, the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division, with the assistance of other members of the Tar River Regional Drug Task Force and the Pinetops Police Department, executed a search warrant at a residence near Macclesfield, NC. Epps is currently on probation for a Cocaine possession.

                An investigation by the Sheriff’s Office revealed that Epps was responsible for the sale of trafficking amounts of Heroin from this residence.  During the search, investigators seized 385 bags of Heroin, a stolen Smith and Wesson Body Guard .380 caliber handgun and a small amount of marijuana.

                This is part of an ongoing investigation and other arrests are pending.  Charges as it relates to the firearm being found are still being investigated.

                Sheriff Atkinson wants to thank the other agencies who assisted in this arrests. It takes agencies working together to make an impact in communities to curtail the drug sales and violent gang activities and to take firearms out of the hands of gang members and drug dealers. 


                                Jeremee Dashon Epps, of Pinetops, NC. 22 years of age.

                                                Level I Trafficking Heroin 4 to 14 grams

                                                Maintaining a place for the sale of Heroin

                                                Bond $185,000


                                Lakesha Latrise Jenkins, of Macclesfield, NC. 29 years of age.

                                                Maintaining a place for the sale of Heroin

                                                Bond $50,000