-information courtesy of Vance County Sheriff Curtis Brame
Two people face a variety of charges following a motor vehicle stop made early on Friday, Sept. 1.
Deputies from the Vance County Sheriff’s Office stopped a car about 3:30 a.m. on Southerland Mill Road for a revoked license plate, according to information from Vance County Sheriff Curtis Brame.
A search of the vehicle resulted in drug charges for the driver,
Devonte Venable, 26, and passenger Kiana Epps, 22, Brame said in a statement to WIZS News on Tuesday.
Venable and Epps were each charged with possession of heroin. Venable also was charged with driving while license revoked and displaying a revoked registration plate, in addition to having outstanding warrants for failure to appear in court and for violating probation.
Epps also was charged with two counts of failure to appear in court, one count of second-degree trespass, resisting a public officer and assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. She was placed under a $51,000 secured bond and has a court date of Sept. 22, 2023.
Venable was placed under a $90,000 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 19, 2023.
Both were transported to the Vance County Detention Center.