Man Arrested on Drug Charges After Two-Year Search

ROCKY MOUNT – Recently, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit apprehended an individual who has had outstanding warrants for the past two years and have been unable to locate. Samuel Epps, 47 years old, was arrested without incident and served on his outstanding charges; two narcotics charges from 2018.

During the apprehension, the Narcotics Unit was also able to seize substances, drug paraphernalia, and currency suspected to all be related to drug trafficking. Items seized were:

19 grams of suspected powder Cocaine
24 grams of suspected Crack Cocaine (200 individually wrapped baggies)
15 grams of suspected Heroin
212 grams of suspected Marijuana
Digital Scales
$4,265.03 in U.S. Currency

Additional charges will be forthcoming pending lab results/confirmation of the suspected