‘Sex Money Murder’ gang member arrested in bust that yields 385 bags of heroin

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The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release it arrested a documented member of the “Sex Money Murder” gang on heroin trafficking charges.

Officials said Jeremee Dashon Epps, 22, of Pinetops, is responsible for the sale of trafficking amounts of heroin from his residence. Investigators seized 385 bags of heroin while executing a search warrant, the release said.

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They also seized a stolen .380 caliber handgun and a small amount of marijuana.

Epps was on probation for cocaine possession. He is now charged with level 1 trafficking heroin 4 to 14 grams and maintaining a place for the sale of heroin, the release said.

His bond is $185,000.

Lakesha Latrise Jenkins, 29, of Macclesfield, was also charged for maintaining a place for the sale of heroin. Her bond is $50,000, according to the news release.

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